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Councillor Sue James’ Blog

Grant still available for local community projects

Grant still available for local community projects around St Just and Pendeen. This year I have helped very local projects, like the volunteers improving access to St Just church cemeteries and access to computers and the Internet at The Centre

It’s Time to Have Your Say on Cornwall Council’s Budget Proposals

It’s Time to Have Your Say on Cornwall Council’s Budget Proposals – what are your priorities? What would you cut, what services would you protect and where would you spend more money? Cornwall Council plays a huge part in many

Time to ponder Cornwall Council Budget – What are your priorities?

Time to ponder Cornwall Council Budget – What are your priorities? Budget Engagement – have your say on Cornwall Council’s budget Those who get their local news through headlines on social media will be picking up on outrageous headlines about council

Pendeen Leat Community Project Needs Some Tender Loving Care

Pendeen Leat community project needs some tender loving care to ensure it is a space for nature and people for the next generation. Just home from a visit to Temenheere Sculpture gardens, near Gulval, I’m also thinking, could it be

Autumn Term, New Council Budget Setting Rounds, More Conundrums to Solve

Autumn Term, New Council Budget setting rounds, more conundrums to solve with less money and more demands on services. I think it is worth reminding people of the words of the Deputy Leader of the Council when we set the

Suspected Arson Burns Gorse & Moorland at Carn Above Pendeen Church

Suspected arson burns gorse and Moorland at Carn above Pendeen Church and is predicted to smoulder and burn for days. Yesterday, Saturday 4 August, just after 12:30 p.m. I saw a fire burning across the Carn above Pendeen Church. I

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Have you say on whether you want a Devon, Cornwall & Dorset Police Forces to merge

Have you say on whether you want a Devon, Cornwall & Dorset Police Forces to merge as Alison Hernandez, our Police and Crime Commissioner, says she will not agree to the merger, if the public do not want it. I

Let’s Tell Jeremy Hunt that our NHS & Social Care are Underfunded NOT Overspending

Let’s tell Jeremy Hunt that our NHS & Social Care are underfunded NOT overspending. Just the demographic figures on our ageing population tells us we need to find a way to properly fund both services. I was at the event

Shopping on-line can support local cemetery and recreation ground projects

Shopping on-line can support local cemetery and recreation ground projects in Pendeen and St Just. Whilst I know not all will be fans of Amazon, if you shop with them anyway then a little good could come to our community

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Cornwall’s Air Quality is a Health issue not just an Environmental one

Cornwall’s Air Quality is a Health issue not just an Environmental one and I plan to give some hard hitting facts to encourage readers to talk with family and friends to make sure their chosen lifestyle is not shortening their

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