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Councillor Sue James’ Blog

Local Matters Around St Just and Pendeen

Local matters around St Just and Pendeen have dominated my diary this week! Monday night I attended a public meeting to once again consider the lack of burial places in Pendeen and enough people came forward to form a committee.

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St Just Recreation Ground; What should its future look like?

St Just Recreation Ground; What should its future look like? That might be the easy/ interesting/ exciting question but more critical, how will we fund it? If you are willing to print and display a poster then this link will

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Let’s talk rubbish!

Let’s talk rubbish! A risky headline for a Politician but it is a topic and a responsibility I have for Cornwall that seems of great interest. I’ve been contacted about holiday lets. They look like ordinary homes but are actually

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Nature does a lot for us – what can we do for Nature?

Nature does a lot for us – what can we do for Nature? This is one of the challenges that I’ve taken on by accepting my role in the Council Cabinet in Cornwall. It is probably one of the most exciting

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Fundraising Appeal launched seeking 20,000 Cornish Pards to save St Just Methodist Chapel

Fundraising Appeal launched seeking 20,000 Cornish Pards to save St Just Methodist Chapel with a rousing hymn to the tune of Trelawney. Yesterday was a concert date, at St Just Methodist Chapel, arranged as a final event for when the

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The clear up continues at Coverack and find out how you can help

The clear up continues at Coverack after the flash flood devastated the village. Whilst I normally confine my posts to things that affect the St Just Division I represent, as Cabinet Member I have been involved and I felt that

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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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