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Cornish tourism bosses meet BBC presenters to complain that they stand in front of the county


Added 04-08-19 11:36:02am EST - “Tourism bosses in Cornwall complained to the BBC that weather presenters stand in front of the region during weather reports and include it in 'throwaway lines' such as rain predictions.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Tourism bosses complain that weather presenters block Cornwall”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Tourism bosses in Cornwall have complained to the BBC that presenters stand in front of the region during weather reports.

Officials say weather reporters, who typically stand to the left of the screen, often block the west of the county when giving forecasts, meaning Cornwall and the Scilly Isles are obscured.

They also say the region is included in 'throwaway lines' such as predicting rain for the south west when the county is dry - affecting tourism.

Visit Cornwall chief Malcolm Bell says he spoke with senior members of the Met Office and BBC Weather team, including breakfast presenter Carol Kirkwood.

Tourism bosses in Cornwall have complained to the BBC that presenters block the region during weather reports (pictured: Carol Kirkwood)

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