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Councillor Sue James’ Blog

Help halt sale of Pendeen Surgery

Help halt sale of Pendeen Surgery by writing to me, if you are a patient, describing the impact of losing the facility. If you were able to make a pledge of money towards buying the building (don’t send any), that

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Climate Change Action Needed Urgently by One and All

These are the words I said in the debate on Climate Change at Full Council on 22 January 2019. This motion gives weight and urgency to the Council doing the right thing for our local environment and the wider planet;

Challenges for 2019 – Happy New Year

Let me start by wishing all those that read my posts a Happy New Year! Some will be thinking of New Years resolutions to make and some of the challenges might influence your thoughts. Others that have had struggles in


Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service will respond to your call day and night, summer and winter, Christmas day and Feast Days. I’m sure that, like me, you want to thank them for keeping us safe and being there at people’s

Poor finish to A3071 From Newbridge to North Road going to be sorted!

Poor finish to the re-surface job on the A3071 from Newbridge to North Road (turning to Pendeen) is acknowledge and is going to be sorted! Note road closure details below! Many of you have been complaining to me and neighbouring

Cornwall Wildlife Trust Event for Youngsters in St Just

Cornwall Wildlife Trust Event for Youngsters in St Just, funded by my community chest fund. It is in the Trusts magazine for February. I realise everyone is thinking of Christmas and February seems a long way away but I want

Visit to Cape Cornwall School, St Just

Visit to Cape Cornwall School, St Just last week was encouraging following some challenging times. There were some financial uncertainties due to Government Funding changes that disadvantaged small secondary schools, like Cape, although small primary schools did gain. There was

Proposal to Protect West Cornwall’s Dark Skies

Proposal to protect West Cornwall’s dark skies had an inaugural meeting of local Councillors, astronomers, a representative of the National Trust, our local MP and a Cornwall Council planner to advise. If achieved, it is recognised by the planning authority

The Leat, Pendeen, gets some Love!

The Leat, Pendeen, has had some love from National Trust and other local folk. Last Friday a team of National Trust volunteers joined a few of us as locals and Nobby from Madron, to give The Leat, Pendeen some attention.

Grant still available for local community projects

Grant still available for local community projects around St Just and Pendeen. This year I have helped very local projects, like the volunteers improving access to St Just church cemeteries and access to computers and the Internet at The Centre