Each of The West Briton's editions contains news relating to its area of Cornwall, for example the Falmouth and Penryn edition has the local news for these towns. The paper also prints the news concerning all of Cornwall. There are announcements printed in the paper, including birthdays, marriages and deaths. The back pages contain local sport, with information on local sporting activities and leagues.
The paper comes with several pull-out sections. A motors supplement has new and used cars for sale, a property section has houses for sale and rent, the classified section has local businesses and items for sale by readers and a what's on section contains entertainment in Cornwall, such as theatre and cinema listings.