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International Dark Sky Designation for Bodmin Moor

International Dark Sky Designation for Bodmin Moor is exciting because it is the 1st Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to get the recognition; previously only National Parks had received the designation. I very much hope that, on the back of

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New Funding Opportunity for Local Projects

New Funding Opportunity for Local Projects through a revised Community Chest scheme, available through each of Cornwall Council’s Councillors. This year, to make our little £2,000 pots go further, Cornwall Council is launching a crowd funding platform so that what

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Find out about the Future Waste and Recycling Options for Cornwall

Find out about the Future Waste and Recycling Options for Cornwall and get involved as we look at the evidence to reduce waste and increase recycling. All Cornwall Councillors had the opportunity for a briefing on the issues and the

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Vote for our Man Engine to win National Lottery Funding for best arts project

Vote for our Man Engine to win National Lottery Funding for best arts project by 27 July 2017. If the Man Engine comes first in the Arts Category then the project will be awarded £5,000 to support its continuing upkeep

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My First Outing as Cabinet Member

My first outing as Cabinet Member was today before the Neighbourhoods Overview and Scrutiny Committee. I had to make a statement. I decided, just 3 weeks in, with a wide ranging portfolio that I have only had 4 Officer briefings

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A Chance to Meet the Cornwall Council Cabinet

A chance to meet the Cornwall Council Cabinet – well many of you reading this will have met me and of course this is a meeting of the virtual kind! Just so you know we had no rehearsal or script so

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St Just Recreation Ground Survey Results

St Just Recreation Ground recent survey results can be found at the link: Survey Results If people reading this were unaware of the survey then some background can be found on my previous post: Background to Recreation Ground consultation Next we decide

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Reflections on Democracy and Elections: Cornwall and National

Make Votes Matter to change our voting system Reflections on our Democracy and Election results in Cornwall and Nationally are being discussed everywhere but here is my take! Both locally and nationally the electorate were divided and therefore the result

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Your General Election Voting Matters

Your General Election voting matters so ensure you have your say and that you make your vote have maximum impact. I am a loyal member and supporter of the Liberal Democrats so in the St Ives constituency my decision how

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Vote for Funding for St Just Library

Vote for Funding for St Just Library to back the ‘Friends’ application to the Calor Gas fund. St Just Community Library have got through the initial funding round to Calor Gas asking for help to fund the painting of St Just

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