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Shout Out to Farmers on Plastic Disposal

Posted on: 1st October 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Shout out to Farmers on plastic disposal as (whoopee!) the Environment Agency want to work with and support farmers’ to dispose of plastics properly, which will be great for our local environment. I’ll be honest here, whilst there has been a great awareness in the need to reduce plastics and the emergence of plastic freeRead More »

COVID Update and Ponderings

Posted on: 28th August 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

So, as infection rates in Cornwall reach very worrying levels and being ‘top’ of a National COVID league table is not a good thing, I’ve decided to give you an update (more factual stuff) and ponderings (real life family and friends stuff). Cornwall, alongside Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and the Isles of Scilly, has been designatedRead More »

Modular Homes …Would Your Consider Living in One?

Posted on: 1st August 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Modular Homes …Would Your Consider Living in One? They are not traditional build but, I believe they are more sustainable, in terms of building materials and much faster to deliver. The housing crisis that is pushing locals out of their communities and making those living in private rented accommodation feel nervous and insecure does callRead More »

Trewellard’s Mineshaft

Posted on: 3rd July 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

If you have ventured along the coast road to Trewellard then you will have notice traffic control and high fences. Unless on foot, bicycle or a passenger, you might not have managed to see what is going on. I’ll give you the end of the story, it is a huge great mineshaft, before going backRead More »

Sue as a Local Town Councillor Speaks

Posted on: 5th June 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

As your local Town Councillor I am going to try to set out my communication thoughts and plans. First, I do intend to keep this website going and I do intend to still put out local newsletters but posts and emails might not be so frequent as before. If you look along the tabs onRead More »

Could You Change a Childs Life?

Posted on: 24th May 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Could you change a child’s life? If you have room in your heart and home for a child that needs love and a secure and safe place to live then don’t hesitate to find out more about fostering. Fostering in Cornwall Although not since living in Cornwall, when we were younger, my husband and IRead More »

Information re Local Disruption for G7 Summit

Posted on: 14th May 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Information from Police and other reliable sources will be placed in this blog regarding local disruption to accommodate the G7 Summit in Carbis Bay. Whilst the summit is at Carbis Bay hotel, the disruption is widespread and I’m tempted to think staying home and catching up with all those jobs we put off might beRead More »

Your Chance to Comment on Cornwall Garden Services Ideas to Relocate to Leswidden

Posted on: 18th April 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Your chance to comment on Cornwall Garden Services ideas to relocate to Leswidden, before they finalise and submit a fresh planning application. As a Cornwall Councillor, I would not normally get involved in pre planning stages or get myself in any way associated with active planning applications. So, why have I decided to do soRead More »

Your Election Choices For Land’s End

Posted on: 9th April 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Your Election Choices for Land’s End Division for Cornwall Council but no election for St Just Town Council as not enough people have put themselves forward to prompt an election; that means those of us that stepped forward to be your candidates automatically become your Town Councillors! Obviously I am supporting Chris Denley, who IRead More »

Natural England starting process to declare Penwith Moors a Site of Special Scientific Interest

Posted on: 20th March 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Natural England are starting the process to declare Penwith Moors a Site of Special Scientific Interest (an SSSI), to protect and enhance its special features and habitats. If this does happen, it will neither increase nor decrease access to the moors, unless there was a threat to specific habitats where footfall needed to be guidedRead More »