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Councillor Sue James’ Blog

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

Cornwall Council Budget

Cornwall Council budget is now much closer to being balanced but due to significant cuts in Government funding we are faced with the tough choice of asking local Council tax payers for more money or being unable to meet the

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Sorry I’m a bit quiet & slow at the moment!

Sorry I’m a bit quiet & slow at the moment but I’m doing my best! I normally pride myself on responding quickly to residents emails and communicating regularly on what I am doing as a local Councillor and more recently

Let’s Get Empty Properties Turned into Local Cornish Homes

Let’s get empty properties turned into local Cornish homes. Like many parts of Cornwall, the St Just and Pendeen Communities have a need for good quality homes for people to rent but its difficult to get them built. So, lets

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Your Views are Needed on Future Waste & Recycling Contract

  Your views are needed on our future waste & recycling contract for Cornwall that has to be in place by 2020. As you might be aware Cabinet met in November to discuss recommendations on the new waste collection contract,