Author: Sue James

Proposal to Establish West Cornwall as International Dark Sky Reserve

Proposal to establish West Cornwall as an International Dark Sky Reserve through the International Dark Sky Association is underway. International Dark Sky Association This is a community led informal partnership project, supported by Cornwall Council but to go forward to

Notes of the Meeting Discussing Cornwall Council Climate Action Plan

Notes of the meeting that Discussed Cornwall Council’s emerging Climate Action Plan are now available on-line. This was the Extraordinary meeting of the Neighbourhoods Overview and Scrutiny Committee that took place on 31 May. This includes the 12 questions asked

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Are the Spaceport and Cornwall’s Declaration of a Climate Emergency Compatible?

  Are the Spaceport and Cornwall’s declaration of a Climate Emergency compatible? That is a question popping up on social media and other places. This is the response being issued by the Leader of Cornwall Council, Julian German. What do

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Special Meeting at County Hall to Consider Climate Emergency

A special meeting took place at County Hall in Truro yesterday to consider the Global Climate Emergency and what the Council can and should be doing as part of wider Cornwall actions. It was great to see so many familiar

Temporary closure of St Just Library – very soon! POST UPDATED

Please note that St Just Library will be temporarily closed from TUESDAY 4 JUNE until probably Tuesday 16 July (to be confirmed) for alterations to be made before St Just Town Council take over responsibility for the local library service

The Humble Cornish Hedge – discover the amazing wildlife it supports

The Humble Cornish Hedge – discover the amazing wildlife it supports by supporting the Kerdroya project. Golden Tree Productions, the team behind the award-winning Man Engine, have received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £59,375 for ‘Kerdroya: Cornish Hedge

Update from Penwith Landscape Partnership

Update from Penwith Landscape Partnership Click the link to access a full version of the Newsletter and do consider getting involved! Newsletter No 8  

First Duty as Deputy Mayor: Celebrating a Welcome Stranger and the Pendeen connection

First duty as Deputy Mayor: Celebrating a Welcome Stranger and the Pendeen connection was an absolute pleasure. After being elected as the new Deputy Mayor for St Just there were some official engagements to sort and I was asked to

St Just Town Council Elect New Mayor and Deputy

St Just Town Council elected a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor at their AGM on Monday 13 May 2019. At last Monday’s Annual Meeting, Councillor Brian Clemens was thanked for his service as Mayor of St Just for the past

Cornwall Council is encouraging residents to get composting!

Green-fingered residents across Cornwall are being encouraged to cut down on waste by composting as International Compost Awareness Week is celebrated. Composting is an inexpensive, natural process that transforms kitchen and garden waste into a valuable and nutrient rich food for gardens