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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

Poor finish to A3071 From Newbridge to North Road going to be sorted!

Poor finish to the re-surface job on the A3071 from Newbridge to North Road (turning to Pendeen) is acknowledge and is going to be sorted! Note road closure details below! Many of you have been complaining to me and neighbouring

Cornwall Wildlife Trust Event for Youngsters in St Just

Cornwall Wildlife Trust Event for Youngsters in St Just, funded by my community chest fund. It is in the Trusts magazine for February. I realise everyone is thinking of Christmas and February seems a long way away but I want

Visit to Cape Cornwall School, St Just

Visit to Cape Cornwall School, St Just last week was encouraging following some challenging times. There were some financial uncertainties due to Government Funding changes that disadvantaged small secondary schools, like Cape, although small primary schools did gain. There was

Proposal to Protect West Cornwall’s Dark Skies

Proposal to protect West Cornwall’s dark skies had an inaugural meeting of local Councillors, astronomers, a representative of the National Trust, our local MP and a Cornwall Council planner to advise. If achieved, it is recognised by the planning authority