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Councillor Sue James’ Blog

Pendeen Surgery Update

I just wanted to give a brief update on the Pendeen surgery situation as I do not want people to think that I’m doing nothing! First, it is still on the market and I am told a purchase is going

More Time for Local Matters after May

People will know that since I joined Cornwall’s Cabinet in June 2017, I’ve not been able to attend so many of our local events and have just not been around as much. My car knows it’s own way to County

Mystery circles appear on the grass at County Hall

Mystery circles appear on the grass at County Hall that had everyone guessing for a while. I’m delighted to say that they are the first step towards my vision of wild flowers planted instead of just overly mowed grass at

Cornwall Civic Award Nominations Open

Cornwall Civic Awards The Cornwall Civic Awards were launched in 2015, by the Chairman of Cornwall Council, in order to recognise anyone worthy of a formal ‘thank you’ for their contribution to their community.  This can be for services to

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It’s time to ‘bang on’ about Climate Change – our young people are demanding that Politicians step up

It’s time to ‘bang on’ about Climate Change – our young people are demanding that Politicians step up! I spent Friday listening and talking with various groups of people on the facts behind our Climate Change Emergency, peoples worries and

St Just Town Council take up the challenge of securing Pendeen Surgery

St Just Town Council take up the challenge of securing Pendeen Surgery at their meeting on Monday 11 February. I put the Pendeen Surgery sale on the agenda of St Just Town Council and below is what was agreed: This

Help halt sale of Pendeen Surgery

Help halt sale of Pendeen Surgery by writing to me, if you are a patient, describing the impact of losing the facility. If you were able to make a pledge of money towards buying the building (don’t send any), that

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Climate Change Action Needed Urgently by One and All

These are the words I said in the debate on Climate Change at Full Council on 22 January 2019. This motion gives weight and urgency to the Council doing the right thing for our local environment and the wider planet;

Challenges for 2019 – Happy New Year

Let me start by wishing all those that read my posts a Happy New Year! Some will be thinking of New Years resolutions to make and some of the challenges might influence your thoughts. Others that have had struggles in

CORNWALL FIRE & RESCUE HERE ALL YEAR NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service will respond to your call day and night, summer and winter, Christmas day and Feast Days. I’m sure that, like me, you want to thank them for keeping us safe and being there at people’s