It’s believed to have been founded in 1913 as the Holsworthy Weekly News, before taking on its present title in 1924. It’s a sub-edition of the Cornish & Devon Post, which was founded in 1856 as the Launceston Weekly News and Cornwall & Devon Advertiser and has been owned by Tindle Newspapers since 1986. The editorial offices are in Launceston.
It has its own website, which is interlinked with the Cornish & Devon Post series’s other websites.
It comes out on Thursdays. An e-edition’s also available by paid subscription.