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Councillor Sue James’ Blog

My motion promoting Vaccination of Badgers against TB was always going to be controversial by those anxious it was about banning culling. That is not what this motion calls for but culling does not kill all badgers so, IF badgers …

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Wildlife Trusts, National Trust, Zoological Society London and probably others are working to promote the vaccination of badgers against TB as a way of reducing, possibly eliminating the disease from badger setts so they cannot infect cattle. Everyone agrees that …

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FOREST FOR CORNWALL HAS BEGUN The Forest for Cornwall is an ambitious 10 year plan to increase tree cover by 8,000 hectares so not one Forest. It will include urban street trees, orchards, woodland areas (some of which it is …

January 2020 – Councillor Update Read More »

I probably do not do this enough but, whenever I stop to talk to someone on the streets in Penzance, I am always taken by their stories of how they got to be homeless. It is so easy to think, …

Could you assist a homeless person in 2020? Read More »

2019 is nearing it’s end, a time when it is good to reflect back on thoughts at the start of the year. Fortunately or unfortunately for me, I committed them to a blog so you can see exactly what I …

Another Year Comes to a Close Read More »

Cornwall’s future Waste Contract & public access recycling banks is in the news and whilst not popular with some of my fellow Councillors, I have put local views and needs above party Politics because it is the people of St …

Cornwall’s Future Waste Contract & Recycling Banks Read More »

Support nature, our environment and wildlife, this Christmas. Most of us have enough ‘stuff’ that our children will have to sort and dispose of when we are gone. Most of us eat too much anyway, without filling our cupboards with …

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Update on my Councillor Community Chest Funds, available for 2019/ 2020. Firstly, a reminder of my priorities for the fund until the end of the year: Community Chest Priorities this year Applications received &/ processed since April: Ref No Organisation Description …

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The Centenary of the Levant Man Engine Disaster is next weekend and many people locally, with little fuss have been working very hard to ensure the moment is marked in an appropriate way. I know that as many descendent as …

Centenary of Levant Man Engine Disaster Next Weekend Read More »

Pendeen Branch Surgery news is that the Owners declined the offer made by Cornwall Council to purchase the local surgery building. I have however been told that they are selling to a local person who has said they are happy …

Pendeen Branch Surgery – The Latest Read More »

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