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Renewed hope for sports stadium
Truro City at Wembley
Truro City after their FA Vase win at Wembley stadium
Two of Cornwall's sports clubs are teaming up to build a new multi-million pound 16,000-seater stadium.

The plan is for a combined football and rugby ground for Truro City and the Cornish Pirates.

A 50-acre site at Threemilestone has been earmarked after plans for a stadium at Truro City's Treyew Road were turned down by Carrick Council.

Kevin Heaney, Truro City chairman, said hopes had been renewed and he was looking forward to the project.

Meanwhile Cornish Pirates coach Jim McKay said building a new stadium would give the Pirates a chance to play at a higher level.

The plans were announced on Friday.

The stadium will act as a dual purpose venue for the two clubs as well as staging major concerts and events.

If the plans are approved by Carrick District Council, construction could start within the next two years.

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