Category: News

Councillor Sue James, news from the area.

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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Dark Skies are good for Nature

Dark Skies are good for Nature so find out how to get involved in Cornwall projects. Get involved in developing a Nocturnal Environmental Growth Action Plan on 15 March at Heartlands. Booking essential. How to book

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Next Neighbourhood Planning Meeting in Pendeen

Next Neighbourhood Planning Meeting, for the St Just Town Council area, is set to take place in Pendeen. A better quality printable poster is available through the link: St Just NP Poster Jan Those that attended the last meeting or have

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Opportunity for Cornish Businesses to Reduce Pollution & Save Money on Vehicle Fuel Costs

Opportunity for Cornish businesses to reduce pollution & save money on vehicle fuel costs by attending a Driving Innovation event on 31 January 2018. Make improving the environmental credentials of your business your New Years resolution to those affected by

Good News for West Cornwall!

Good News for West Cornwall! Good news is always welcome but this is particularly exciting for so many reasons! Confirmation is in that Penwith Landscape Partnership has secured a National Lottery grant of £2,529,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for

Cornwall Council’s funding of Citizens Advice Cornwall

Is Cornwall Council really cutting funds to Citizens Advice Cornwall? This post is based on a press statement from the Deputy Leader of Cornwall Council, Julian German. Cornwall Council has reinforced its commitment to finding a sustainable future for Citizens

What does the Accountable Care System really mean in Cornwall?

What does the Accountable Care System really mean in Cornwall? This might be a reasonable question that many folk are asking, given what seems a Political spat in the media. This is what Rob Rotchell, Cabinet Member for Adults, has

Healthwatch Cornwall Survey on GP Appointments

Healthwatch Cornwall survey on access to GP appointments for completion before 19 January 2018. Healthwatch Cornwall is an independent, publicly-funded organisation. We have statutory duties and a remit to ensure health and social care services in Cornwall are the best