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Councillor Sue James, news from the area.

Concert By Cornish Young People to Support Young Carers

Concert by Cornish Young People to Support Young Carers being hosted by Chair of Cornwall Council at the Hall for Cornwall. I’ve just booked and the good seats are going fast so get yourself booked to go TODAY! Should be

Communities to get more say on local road projects

Communities to get more say on local road projects through Community Network Panels. More decisions on spending for small highway schemes will now be made locally thanks to a new arrangement which gives Community Network Panels around Cornwall a budget

Cornwall Council’s Cabinet endorses joined up commissioning of health and care services

Cornwall Council’s Cabinet endorses joined up commissioning of health and care services for the benefit of local people but stresses this will not merge budgets or change any organisational structures. Members at today’s Cabinet meeting supported the recommendation that health

Stadium for Cornwall has a hole in its budget

Stadium for Cornwall has a hole in its budget and at present the Tory Government have fallen short of their former Leaders promise to the Duchy. On March 28th Cornwall Council’s Cabinet meet to consider whether to recommend the Council

Implications to Cornwall from Government’s Planning Announcements

Implications to Cornwall from Government’s planning announcements are being pondered by officers but these are the headlines. 1 A quicker and simpler standard formula for housing need By today’s’ calculations, the CC target likely to go up 10% to around

Opportunity Comes Knocking for Long Term Out of Work West Cornwall Folk

Opportunity comes knocking for long term out of work West Cornwall folk. If you are reading this or can think of someone that thinks they will never work again because ……. then this might just change life for the better

Logo Design Contest for St Just Park

Logo design contest for St Just Park is launching and will be open to entries for the whole of March. You are invited to design a logo for the St Just Skate Park and Recreation Ground Project. The competition is

Could you build your own home?

Could you build your own home as a way of getting on the housing ladder? A good idea to meet local housing needs? Cornwall Council are proposing a community-led approach where they support small scale self-build development on sites outside

Conservative Government cuts in funding mean a 4.99% hike in Council Tax for Cornwall

Conservative Government cuts in funding mean a 4.99% hike in Council Tax for Cornwall. Cornwall Council Cabinet today approved a proposed balanced budget and increase in Council tax of 4.99%, although a last minute handout from the Government, has kept

Can Cornwall beat the Government’s ‘dreckly’ pace on Plastic Pollution?

Can Cornwall beat the Government’s ‘dreckly’ pace on Plastic Pollution? Cornwall Council’s Cabinet member for Environment and Public Protection is calling for business and residents to join forces with the Council and other organisations to move towards ridding Cornwall of

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