Category: Blog

Councillor Sue James’ Blog

I thought it worth me providing some factual background information that has led to the decision to remove Cornwall Council funded communal recycling facilities, including those in Pendeen and St Just. It might help to dispel some myths and misunderstandings. …

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Governments Planning Proposals have been explained to Councillors, well as far as Council Officers have any clarity, at the moment. Much of the most worrying proposed new permitted development rights will not apply to the St Just-in-Penwith Parish because we …

Governments Planning Proposals Explained – ish! Read More »

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My thoughts on our Parish of St Just-in-Penwith today and tomorrow, given the events of 2020 that none of us could have foreseen. Whoever would have predicted that wearing a mask would become the 2020 look!? I am however really …

Our Parish of St Just-in-Penwith Today and Tomorrow Read More »

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West Cornwall Dark Skies update is that we have had a bit of a set back after submitting our Dossier to achieve Dark Sky Reserve status, for feedback. It seems that email exchanges between the team here and the team …

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This blog is a bit of a mixture so, hopefully something of interest to many, if not all! I’ll start off with a new interactive page on Cornwall Council’s website for communities, businesses, Towns and Parishes to share good practice …

A little bit of this and a little bit of that! Read More »

Staying safe as lockdown eases is a worry for some whereas others are putting the pandemic to the back of their minds or thinking, “it won’t make me that ill anyway” or “the virus has has left us now”. Well, …

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Cornwall Council asks Residents to consider “The Cornwall We Want”. This will be Cornwall Council’s biggest ever listening exercise, and many will argue the most important, consultation. In response to declarations of a Climate Emergency, many said, (locally and Nationally) …

Cornwall Council asks Residents to consider “The Cornwall We Want” – and have your say! Read More »

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This “All Things Food” post is to cover a host of different threads coming to my attention in this COVID world, although some have been around for a while. FOODBANK People have got use to donating to Foodbank at our …

All Things Food – You Did Not Even Think You Needed To Know! Read More »

St Just Arts & Crafts Sale for Cancer Research has gone on-line so I hope that people from far and wide will support them, like they usually do each August, at our local school. I normally start my Christmas shopping …

St Just Arts & Crafts Sale for Cancer Research has gone On-Line Read More »

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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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