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Cornwall Being in Tier 1 is No Accident

Posted on: 17th December 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

“Cornwall being in Tier 1 is no accident” was the verdict of Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader of Cornwall Council. As the Covid-19 vaccine starts to be rolled out in Cornwall by our local health services, the Council’s Cabinet set out the shift from ‘responding’ to ‘recovering’ from the pandemic, as ‘normal’ services start getting backRead More »

Topical Webinars for December 2020, Hosted by Andrew George

Posted on: 5th December 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Given that COVID 19, the Pandemic, has dominated our lives and that deal or no deal, Brexit is due to be done, Andrew George is hosting topical Webinars for December 2020,  with knowledgeable panellists. You need to register (links below) but both events are free. Brexit done? 10th Dec 7.30pm – Despite doing an exerciseRead More »

Contacting your local Policing Team in Corwall

Posted on: 4th December 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Contacting your local Policing Team, for non-urgent but important matters can get very frustrating but I’ve been advised of a way that works better, so, give it a try! For non-urgent matters that need bringing to the attention of the Local Policing Team, then the easiest way of contacting them is to follow these steps:Read More »

Future plans for a greener, cleaner Cornwall on agenda for Cornwall Council

Posted on: 18th November 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Future plans for a greener, cleaner Cornwall were on the agenda for Cornwall Council last Tuesday. I spoke in support of the Vision and share it with you here: “Together we can deliver a cleaner, greener, fairer, more inclusive Cornwall; not only is it what our residents want but it’s essential for future life onRead More »

Cornwall’s COVID Resource Packs

Posted on: 16th November 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Cornwall’s COVID Resource Packs are just bursting with helpful, practical stuff for businesses, community groups and well, people who find themselves a bit stuck when told to self-isolate or wondering whether it’s ok to car share. Lots of posters! Several languages for the ‘people’ ones.   Cornwall Council’s Public Health team has updated its threeRead More »

57,000 trees to be planted across Cornwall

Posted on: 14th November 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

57,000 trees to be planted across Cornwall, if you can help! In a boost to Cornwall’s ‘Forest for Cornwall’ ambition to establish over 8,000 hectares of new carbon-absorbing trees, woodlands and forests, the Woodland Trust is providing over 57,000 trees for native woodland creation projects in Cornwall this winter. Over 13,000 trees will be providedRead More »

Announcement for May 21 Cornwall Council Elections

Posted on: 28th October 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

I want to make an announcement regarding the May 2021 Cornwall Council Elections, before you start hearing and reading things elsewhere. This is, after all, how I have communicated with you since May 2013, when first elected to the St Just-in-Penwith Division, in 2013. Well, what a year! Looking ahead to next year, our communityRead More »

A Cornwall Civic Award goes to St Juster …………

Posted on: 13th October 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

A Cornwall Civic Award, for 2020, goes to St Juster, Daisy Carlyon Gibbs! Annually, residents that have made a difference to their Cornish communities get nominated and recognised with a Civic Award, with an appropriate ceremony and reception at County Hall. I nominated Daisy Gibbs, back in March before the Pandemic had taken hold. TheRead More »

St Just and Pendeen News & Events

Posted on: 30th September 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

I thought it was worth me sharing a few things that have come my way and you might have missed. Did you know that the Farmers’ Market in Pendeen is back on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 10 till 1? It is now outside, opposite Pendeen Church in Church Road with traders under sturdy gazebos.Read More »

Removal of Communal Recycling Facilities Managed by Cornwall Council

Posted on: 31st August 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in 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. Back in 2017, Cornwall Council examined what residents were putting in their black bags andRead More »