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Councillor Sue James’ Blog

Looking for a project needing funding to try out our Crowdfunding partnership

I’m keen to find a project needing funding to try out our Crowdfunding partnership in the St Just/ Pendeen areas. Calling community based projects with an idea it thinks the local community and/ or local businesses will want to back

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What’s Going on with Cornwall’s Rubbish?

What’s Going on with Cornwall’s Rubbish? Well, the answer is that up until 2020, no real change other than we would really like it if those not recycling would give it a go! Start with using one of the recycling

Lots of Public Health Facts and Figures

Lots of Public Health facts and figures were sent through to me as a Cornwall Councillor. There is the Cornwall wide, annual report and the West Penwith Public Health Profile. I wish I could say I have read and digested

Stamping Out Harassment – Together We’ll Do It!

“Stamping Out Harassment” was the heading of an email I received from Vince Cable, to all Liberal Democrat Members. I believe he and other party leaders are sincere in what they are saying at the moment but I also know

Concerns Over Damage to WHS Around Levant & Botallack

Concerns over damage to WHS around Levant & Botallack by the National Trust are being expressed by local people. The article in the Plymouth Herald captures local concerns and the power of feelings. It also provides some photos so, if

Down South Crofty Mine

Going down South Crofty Mine was not something I expected to do when I agreed to join the Council Cabinet in June. There is now a company that has financial backing, the experience and ambition to turn South Crofty into

Cemetery in Pendeen and Recreation Ground in St Just Update

This is an update on the Cemetery in Pendeen and Recreation Ground in St Just since both meetings I reported on in a previous post. Since the public meeting in September, I have met with people willing to form a committee

What does the Parish of St Just do with its waste?

What does the Parish of St Just do with its waste? Cornwall Council photograph (below) showing recycling rates across Cornwall got amazing coverage but there is more to this story than the headline figures. By analysing what we have been

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The state of Cornwall’s Health & Social Care

The state of Cornwall’s Health & Social Care; the blog post that needs writing but I don’t know where to begin and how the story will end! Like Andrew George, I have been consistent and clear that our NHS needs

Is Democracy at risk in Cornwall?

Is Democracy at risk in Cornwall? Probably not a burning conversation at our pubs or even most social gatherings but I think it is worth a few minutes of your life to ponder by reading this blog! For those wanting