Truro City Council sets budget to protect local services

31 January 2024 Truro City Council has agreed a budget for 2024/25 which will ensure it can continue to deliver much needed local services and maintain public facilities and buildings and put the council on a sound financial footing for the future. Currently employing around 56 members of staff, plus seasonal staff, the City Council […]

Welcome back…….

It’s great to see the bells returned to the historic clock tower in Truro Municipal Buildings. City Hall and the clock tower were badly damaged by fire in 1914, which left only the side of the tower that faces Boscawen Street remaining in its original granite form. The bells were removed while work was carried […]

Truro welcomes German visitors for Cultural Exchange Visit

13 June 2023 Truro hosted a visit by a group from the German town of Boppard last week as part of a long running cultural exchange programme between the two places. Whilst the first connection between Boppard and Truro goes back over 800 years when King Richard of Cornwall (who was also elected King of Germany and Earl of […]

Notice of election Truro City Council – Moresk & Trehaverne Ward

Notice of Election – Election of a City Councillor  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: 1. COUNCILLORS TO BE ELECTED An election is to be held for one Councillor for the said Ward. 2. NOMINATION PAPERS Nomination papers may be obtained from the Deputy Returning Officer at Cornwall Council, 4S, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, TR1 3AY […]

Launch of new Visit and Your Truro websites

Over the past year, Truro City Council’s destination marketing service, Visit Truro, has been working with MiHi Digital on the redevelopment of the Visit Truro website ( The new destination site, which is now live, has more functionality to highlight the range of wonderful events, offers, accommodation options, shops, and hospitality venues in Our Great […]

Mexican Ambassador to the UK to visit Truro for St Piran’s Parade

Truro City Council and the Truro Old Cornwall Society are delighted to welcome Ambassador Josefa González-Blanco, Mexican Ambassador to the United Kingdom, to this year’s St Piran’s Day Parade in Truro. The Ambassador has a long history as a promoter of social, environmental and cultural programmes, both in Mexico and the UK, and we are […]

Truro to celebrate St Piran’s Day

Truro City Council is excited to be working with partners Truro Old Cornwall Society and Salt Projects (Cornwall) to plan the 2023 St Piran’s Day Parade. This year, Truro’s celebrations will take place on Saturday 4th March.  St Piran’s Feast falls on 5th March each year. Truro’s parade is a celebration of Cornwall’s patron saint, […]

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Truro City Council is looking forward to the New Year’s Eve celebrations on Saturday 31st December, in which there will be two fireworks displays in the city.  This includes the family fireworks at 19.30, and the traditional midnight display. Both displays can be viewed from Lemon Quay. The family fireworks were first introduced in 2019, […]

Truro Remembers

Truro City Council has been working alongside the Truro Branch of the Royal British Legion to organise and assist with events that will take place to mark Remembrance this November.  On Armistice Day, Friday 11th November, we will observe a two-minute silence at the War Memorial in Boscawen Street at 11am. The silence will be […]