Category: News

Councillor Sue James, news from the area.

Funding Promise to Improve Safety on A3071 Penzance to St Just Road

Funding Promise to Improve Safety on A3071 Penzance to St Just Road has been announced by Government. This will see a potential maximum funding contribution of £1,940,000 towards a total scheme cost of £1,980,000 from the 2020/21 financial year. The details

Cornwall is proud to generate electricity from waste

Cornwall is proud to generate electricity from waste, no longer sending household residual waste to landfill. Although everyone in Cornwall could do a little more to increase recycling rates in Cornwall, what is not put out to recycle does go

Policing, Parking and Parenting (the Corporate sort) in Cornwall

Policing, Parking and Parenting (the Corporate sort) in Cornwall were the topics covered at an All Member Briefing for Councillors on Friday. Those wanting to hear the presentations and questions/ debate can visit the webcast. Those just wanting to read

Let’s Shout About Cornwall’s Beaches

Let’s shout about Cornwall’s beaches and do a bit of flag waving to celebrate their quality awards! Beach champions across Cornwall are celebrating brilliant news that 13 can hoist either, or both, a world-renowned Blue Flag or Seaside Award motif

Have Your Say on Special Education Provision in Cornwall

Have your say on special education provision in Cornwall. Survey runs till 15 May, so hurry! SEND Survey May 2018

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