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Councillor Sue James, news from the area.

Make Sure The Virus Does Not Gate Crash Your Festivities

Posted on: 21st December 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Make sure the Virus does not gate crash your festivities to spoil your families’ fun. People across Cornwall are being urged to keep their guard up as cases of Covid-19 start to rise across our communities. Members of the multi-agency Local Outbreak Engagement Board, led by Cornwall Council, heard last Friday, 18th December, that theRead More »

Urgent Appeal to EU Citizens who have not yet applied for Settled Status

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

Cornwall Council is making an urgent appeal to EU Citizens who have not yet applied for Settled Status. Cornwall Council is reminding EU nationals to apply for the government’s settlement scheme and to seek support if they need it. Those who are resident in the UK before the end of the UK transition period onRead More »

Help for Job Seekers and Support Hubs for Businesses AND the Self-Employed

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

This post gives news of help for Job Seekers (including a very local offer from Bosavern Community Farm) and Support Hubs for Businesses AND the Self-Employed. Starting very local, for folk finding themselves out of work. Bosavern Community Farm, just outside St Just, have work experience to suit people seeking work in retail, catering, farming,Read More »

COVID Update from Cornwall Council

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

COVID update from Cornwall Council. There is a lot in this post! It starts with Business Support, and Enforcement where Businesses are not complying with the rules. Next is information on the next round of Business Grants, for those forced to close in this 2nd Lockdown and news for those that have fallen through theRead More »

Changes to Public Engagement with Cornwall’s Planning Applications, During Lockdown

Posted on: 7th November 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Changes have been made to how the Public need to engage regarding planning applications in Cornwall during Lockdown. RESIDENTS of Cornwall are being urged to sign up to be told about and have their say on planning applications online – both during the current coronavirus restrictions and into the future. The onset of the pandemic earlier this year meant manyRead More »

Emergency Food Fund for Cornwall Organisations is Open for bids

Posted on: 6th November 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in News

An Emergency Food Fund for organisations in Cornwall that help ensure good quality food can be produced and supplied to those struggling to afford to feed themselves and their families, during the COVID crisis, is looking for bids. Existing and new community food organisations across Cornwall can now apply for funding from an Emergency FoodRead More »

Cornwall Council are consulting on their Budget

Posted on: 6th November 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in News

You are invited to have your say about Cornwall Council’s spending priorities and budget for 2021/22. Cornwall Council are currently consulting on the draft budget and spending priorities for 2021/22. The financial impact of the pandemic on Cornwall and Cornwall Council has been huge, and fundamental changes to the way the Council works will beRead More »

Online fitness and mobility classes

Posted on: 31st October 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Online fitness and mobility classes to help older residents get moving again! Older residents who have become less active over the lockdown or may have lost confidence in their mobility after a fall are being helped to get more active again through a Cornwall Council-funded online fitness programme. ‘Move More Reimagined’ is a course designed byRead More »

Safer Community Info for Cornwall

Posted on: 31st October 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Community Safety is part of Cornwall Council covering a vast array of issues from advice on having a barbecue, bonfires and controlled burnings, to doorstep crime and preventing extremism, to anti-social behaviour, living safe and well as a drug/ alcohol user or needing oxygen to live, or living in abusive relationships. For support or toRead More »

More on the Household Waste Contract

Posted on: 31st October 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in News

More on the Household Waste Contract, in Cornwall, from now until it becomes business as usual.   Key information is that when the new doorstep collection regime comes to our area, late 2022/ early 2023, all residential addresses will get a new smaller wheeled bin, a small waste food caddy for you kitchen and aRead More »