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Councillor Sue James’ Blog

How did we create the plastic monster?

How did we create the plastic monster? What can we do to reduce the amount of plastic in our lives and crucially, reduce what gets into our environment, including the sea? The Government have a consultation running (details below) and

It’s easy to report annoying potholes in Cornwall

It’s easy to report annoying potholes in Cornwall but the trouble is it is tempting to moan and assume someone else has reported it in. Cornwall has received an additional £2,572,746 to help fix up to 50,000 potholes on the county’s

What does Health & Social Care in Cornwall Need?

What does Health & Social Care in Cornwall need? The short answer is more money and less bureaucracy! Just so you understand  I give careful thought to these matters which are so important to so many, I invite you to

Community Chest Spending in St Just and Pendeen

Community Chest Spending in St Just and Pendeen for 2017/18. Well, it has been a strange year in that I’ve had very few applications. I’ve given £500 to enable the Skate Park & Recreation Ground Committee to get up and

Cornwall Council will set its budget today

Cornwall Council will set its budget today, at Full Council. In addition to the budget worked on and proposed by the Cabinet, the Conservative group are proposing an amendment that reduces Council tax and the Labour group have an amendment

Honey the Community Pig Update

Honey the community pig from Boscaswell is still with us but getting old! Back in 2013 she lived in a field just before Moorland Close in Pendeen but was not being well cared for and the community stepped in to

2018 Lambs arrive in Carnyorth

After a not so good start to 2018, here is some joy and a bit of a change from Cornwall Council and Political posts. I know people have missed my occasional ‘down on the farm’ shots.

Future of Public Recycling Facilities in Cornwall Council Car Parks

    Future of public recycling facilities in Cornwall Council car parks was discussed at the Neighbourhoods Overview and Scrutiny Committee in October as part of the wider discussion on future of the waste collection and cleansing contract – full

Talking about Cornwall’s rubbish …… again!

Talking about Cornwall’s rubbish …… again! Radio Cornwall were keen to speak with me again today, after Cabinet progressed our waste strategy and future recycling and waste collection contract specification. If you missed it then click the link and I’m

St Just & Pendeen Folk asked to contact Neighbouring Cornwall Councillor for a bit

St Just & Pendeen folk asked to contact neighbouring Cornwall Councillor for a bit due to my dad being in hospital and likely to need a lot of support when ready to come home. February is likely to be a