Cornwall Live delves into the radioactive history of Cornwall, based in its mining heritage and geological sites of interest.

“Once radium had been discovered the chemical element was also mined in Cornwall, and there were even plans to turn St Ives into a radium spa town.

The incredible forgotten history of Cornwall’s radioactive past was brought to Cornwall Live’s attention by mine explorers, cavers and climbers group the Carbis Bay Crew.

The team recently explored one of the mines that was once used to extract uranium and filmed their underground experiences.

Here we tell you everything you need to know about our forgotten mining past.”

Read more here.