Author: Sue James

Funding For Groups Wanting to Clean up Their Town

Funding for groups wanting to clean up their Town has just been allocated by Government, to Cornwall Council with a short time for us to allocate it to groups in our communities. Cornish communities are being offered up to £2,000

Cornwall to host the first stage of the UK’s largest cycle race, The Tour of Britain, in 2020

Cornwall is set to receive a boost to the economy next year when it hosts the first stage of the 2020 Tour of Britain, with riders travelling 170km through the Cornish countryside, starting at Penzance and ending in Bodmin. The

Be part of the West Penwith Conversation, telling our story to the world!

Be part of the West Penwith Conversation, telling our story to the world!   If you want to put up a poster, here is a better pdf copy: Community Conversation

Pendeen Surgery Update

I just wanted to give a brief update on the Pendeen surgery situation as I do not want people to think that I’m doing nothing! First, it is still on the market and I am told a purchase is going

Young People Want Politicians to do More to Protect the Planet

Around 300 young people gathered today at New County Hall to call for more action on climate change. Cornwall Council’s portfolio holder for the environment, Sue James, and Deputy Leader Julian German met the organiser of the event and some

More Time for Local Matters after May

People will know that since I joined Cornwall’s Cabinet in June 2017, I’ve not been able to attend so many of our local events and have just not been around as much. My car knows it’s own way to County

Mystery circles appear on the grass at County Hall

Mystery circles appear on the grass at County Hall that had everyone guessing for a while. I’m delighted to say that they are the first step towards my vision of wild flowers planted instead of just overly mowed grass at

Consultation on Reducing Our Local Polling Stations

Consultation on reducing our local Polling Stations so that people who currently vote in Trewellard would have to go to Pendeen or St Just, depending on where they live. The review offers two periods of consultation between the following dates:

Mobility Courses for those at risk of trips and falls

New fitness and mobility course helps residents in Pool, Penzance and Bodmin get moving again People in Pool, Penzance and Bodmin who have a fear of falling over or have lost confidence in their mobility after a trip or a

Cornwall Council has set it’s Budget for 2019/20

This Campaign continues alongside managing the budget responsibly. Fairer Funding from Government would give Cornwall £39m more to spend on public services; that’s an extra £70/ resident! Council tax in Cornwall will rise by 3.99% in April after a full