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3,100 Hectares of Moorland and Adjacent Farmland to be Designated SSSI

Posted on: 11th November 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

3,100 Hectares of moorland and adjacent farmland to be Designated SSSI in West Penwith. See my News Post for details Whilst we must do all we can to prevent further species loss, the dilemma is for our farmers’ who need to earn a living from feeding us. I’m not going to pretend I fully understandRead More »

Bring on a General Election for Real Change

Posted on: 23rd September 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Whilst many might say we have a new monarch, a new Prime Minister and a new Cabinet in charge of the country, I say bring on a General Election for real change. Having said that, locally I sincerely hope voters will wake up to the fact that having a Conservative M.P has done little forRead More »

A bit of Politics, for a change!

Posted on: 26th June 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

It seems a good week to have a bit of a Political blog! I got involved in the by-election campaign in Tiverton and Honiton, delivering leaflets, knocking on doors and ringing people. There were strong indications that even some of the most committed Tory voters had had enough of Prime Minister Johnson and/ or hisRead More »

I’m Heading Back to County Hall on Tuesday….. Read to Find Out Why!

Posted on: 20th May 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

I’m heading back to County Hall on Tuesday….. Read on to find out why! Well, despite a public consultation that gave overwhelming support for Carnyorth Outdoor Activity Centre and it’s value to Cornish Children, St Just Town Council discovered Monday night that Cornwall Council plan to sell it off for ‘development’. This is how CornwallRead More »

Join Andrew George at Pengersick Castle for a Cream Tea

Posted on: 13th April 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Join Andrew George at Pengersick Castle for a Cream Tea, as part of our fundraising and volunteer recruitment to get Andrew George elected as our MP when the General Election comes, whenever it is. I appeal to friends who might well be paid up members or committed supporters of the Labour or Green party toRead More »

St Ives Liberal Democrats Appeal for You To Make Better Happen

Posted on: 6th April 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

St Ives Liberal Democrats appeal to you to make better happen, needs folk to volunteer and donate money as, sadly, running a General Election campaign takes money as well as passionate volunteers. An easy way for you to get involved is to contact me or our LibDem Office in Penzance. My contact details are onRead More »

Pondering Our Multiple Crisis and Finding “We Have The Power!”

Posted on: 2nd April 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Like many others, I look to our Political leaders to solve the housing crisis and a problem of local businesses not being able to recruit staff, as well as giving speedy humanitarian sanctuary to those fleeing the war in Ukraine. Whilst I can be disappointed at their lack of response to legislate to get myRead More »

Housing Update – Wearing my Land Trust Hat

Posted on: 17th March 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

I’m conscious I have not said much on here since my blog last October – if you missed it, catch up here. Never sure what hat I’m wearing but both as a local Town Councillor and Chair of a Community Land Trust, I’ve been beavering away. Thanks to a grant from St Just Town CouncilRead More »

Normal Service Will Be Resumed ASAP

Posted on: 15th January 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Normal service from me will be resumed ASAP but you will forgive me not giving the community my full attention at the moment as my dad died on Tuesday. Dad lived with me since 2009 and I have been his carer so hopefully you will understand I’m a bit all over the place, due toRead More »

My Proud Day – Announcing the Dark Sky Designation

Posted on: 11th December 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

My proud day – announcing the International Dark Sky Park Designation for West Penwith at PK Porthcurno. Although no representatives of the press came, I still made a formal announcement about our achievement in getting this recognition from the International Dark Sky Association, as there were some local elected people that had not been onRead More »