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Councillor Sue James’ Blog

Colouring as Therapy & Supporting Our Young People at Sowenna (link will tell you about this facility for young people) Colouring has proven really popular at Sowenna, as an activity that helps the young people feel more relaxed. That’s why they …

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Could a Cafe Culture become part of Our Local Recovery Plan? Time for local businesses to collaborate and put ideas and thoughts to local Town/ Parish Councils but consent will not be required during 2020! Cornwall Council Planning Enforcement update …

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Details of Local Discretionary Grant Scheme for Small Businesses has now been published by Cornwall Council link to info & application forms Here is a summary of eligibility to apply. Sadly, despite all the hype that councils know their local …

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Government says “Stay Alert, control the virus, save lives” and have produced a lengthy document to explain this and their road map to balance the health of the nation against the health of the economy. It would be easy to …

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My Virtual week has included too many virtual meetings, a virtual funeral for my uncle and a virtual birthday gathering for my daughter’s birthday. Would not have anticipated any of that at the start of the year. Since the lock …

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All things “rubbish” (and recycling) in Cornwall, where all but Household and Recycling Centres (HWRC) are getting back to usual arrangements. So, unlike many Councils, through the lock-down, we in Cornwall have had our usual waste and recycling doorstep collections …

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From my time in Cornwall Council’s Cabinet my Wild Circles at County Hall were a proud achievement and as I left Cabinet soon after, I feel today, 12 months on, they are my legacy. I’ll take you back to March …

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Information for St Just-in-Penwith Parish Residents – from Tregiffian to Rose Valley, from your Cornwall Councillor and Town Council. If anyone your know has not received any local contact information and is not on-line then feel free to print the …

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This post is not to criticise those wanting to fund raise for Cornwall’s NHS but more to give clarity about the need and where that money is likely to go. Whilst Care Agencies, Residential Homes and other people you might …

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I think this is the first video I’ve ever uploaded to my website but then there are many ‘firsts’ in these unprecedented times. It was filmed whilst catching my breath walking my dog, Cara, above Pendeen church. I think that …

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