Author: Sue James

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

Cornwall Civic Award Nominations Open

Cornwall Civic Awards The Cornwall Civic Awards were launched in 2015, by the Chairman of Cornwall Council, in order to recognise anyone worthy of a formal ‘thank you’ for their contribution to their community.  This can be for services to

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It’s time to ‘bang on’ about Climate Change – our young people are demanding that Politicians step up

It’s time to ‘bang on’ about Climate Change – our young people are demanding that Politicians step up! I spent Friday listening and talking with various groups of people on the facts behind our Climate Change Emergency, peoples worries and

St Just Town Council take up the challenge of securing Pendeen Surgery

St Just Town Council take up the challenge of securing Pendeen Surgery at their meeting on Monday 11 February. I put the Pendeen Surgery sale on the agenda of St Just Town Council and below is what was agreed: This