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St Just Skate Park Will Draw the Enthusiasts

Posted on: 2nd April 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Bear in mind that I know nothing about skateboarding or skate parks but, I’m very proud that our Lands End Peninsula Community Land Trust has enabled St Just Skate Park to be re-built and, those that do know about these things say, it will rank very high in Cornwall so will draw enthusiasts here! ForRead More »

Tory Led Cornwall Council Wants an All Powerful, Elected Mayor

Posted on: 1st April 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Cornwall Council has applied to the government for the county to get an elected mayor or leader in order to gain further devolution powers. The council’s leader, Conservative Linda Taylor, confirmed the authority bid last week for authorisation. If the government agrees, it would have to be approved by a two-thirds majority vote of councillors,Read More »

Citizen Science for our Dark Skies

Posted on: 24th February 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Your chance to support our International Dark Sky Park with some Citizen Science by taking part in the CPRE annual star count. You can take part no matter where you live in the U.K., but I am encouraging all who live within the West Penwith section of Cornwall AONB to sign up. It is easyRead More »

St Ives Liberal Democrats Are Ready for Next General Election

Posted on: 18th February 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in News

St Ives Liberal Democrats are getting ready for next General Election, with their candidate, Andrew George selected and raring to go! “Bring it on” – St Ives Liberal Democrats select Andrew George to fight the next General Election. St Ives Liberal Democrats have announced that Andrew George has been selected as their Prospective Parliamentary CandidateRead More »

Operation Snap – Police want your footage of bad driving

Posted on: 14th February 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Operation Snap – Police want your footage of bad driving and are making it easier for you to help them deal with those dangerous incidents. Operation SNAP (OpSNAP) launched across Devon and Cornwall in July 2019 and is the police response to the ever increasing submissions of video and photographic evidence from members of theRead More »

Proposed Safety Improvements to A3071; Have Your Say

Posted on: 15th January 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Proposed Safety Improvements to A3071; Have Your Say but consultation ends 3 February so, not long. You can find the consultation on-line, on the Cornwall Council or Town Council websites but I thought a pdf version might be helpful for some people. A 3071 Consultation Package NB Due to a recent family bereavement, please doRead More »

Pendeen Post Office to Close in January

Posted on: 16th December 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Pendeen Post Office is to close in January, as they have to leave their current premises BUT, if another business, community building or resident can offer another venue and are able to run the facility, Post Office limited hope this will be a temporary closure. Obviously the longer the closure goes on, the less likelyRead More »

West Penwith is Designated a Dark Sky Park

Posted on: 9th December 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Dark skies above West Penwith officially recognised with prestigious International Dark Sky Park designation, awarded by the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA). Recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty since 1959, West Penwith is only the seventh area of the UK and the second in Cornwall (after Bodmin Moor) to become an International Dark SkyRead More »

Important Consultation Regarding Our West Cornwall Hospital

Posted on: 15th August 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Important consultation regarding our local West Cornwall Hospital that I feel every resident should at least look at and consider. Link in screenshot of poster: New Outpatient Block proposed for West Cornwall Hospital For clarity, the consultation information sessions are: ONLINE PLANNING CONSULTATION Tuesday 17th August 2021, 7pm – 8pm The architects for the project, StrideRead More »

Heat & Energy Clinics in Pendeen During September

Posted on: 15th August 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Heat & Energy Clinics in Pendeen During September. Sounds a good idea to get some advice as part of The Centre of Pendeen’s Sustainable Pendeen events – but anyone can benefit!