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Pendeen Post Office to Close in January

Posted on: 16th December 2021

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 »

My Proud Day – Announcing the Dark Sky Designation

Posted on: 11th December 2021

My proud day – announcing the International Dark Sky Park Designation for West Penwith at PK Porthcurno. Although no representatives of the press came, I still made a formal announcement about our achievement in getting this recognition from the International Dark Sky Association, as there were some local elected people that had not been onRead More »

West Penwith is Designated a Dark Sky Park

Posted on: 9th December 2021

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 »

Housing Crisis: What can and what should we do?

Posted on: 29th October 2021

Housing Crisis: What can and what should we do? First define ‘we’? It is very easy to be concerned about it or even worse be overwhelmed because that notice to leave your rented home has just arrived, but who can do something about it that will make a difference? I could start with idealistic thingsRead More »

Annual Eden Sleep Out to help Charities support Cornwall’s Homeless

Posted on: 29th October 2021

Annual Eden Sleep Out to help Charities support Cornwall’s Homeless – I signed up and completed the event on a cold November night (amidst storm Anwen) so need you to help me raise money! My fundraising page is live until 25 December. Click Here to Discover What I did & how you can support meRead More »

Trafalgar Thanksgiving and Nelson Memorial Service at Madron

Posted on: 24th October 2021

Trafalgar Thanksgiving and Nelson Memorial Service at Madron today was back on after being cancelled last year. It was the first local civic event I’ve been invited to since becoming Mayor in May. The Mayor of Marazion and Penzance were there along with the Chair of Madron Parish Council and many in uniform from organisationsRead More »

A bit of a ramble….

Posted on: 23rd October 2021

This is a bit of a ramble as I am conscious that since I stopped being a Cornwall Councillor in May I have dramatically reduced my posts on my website and am not so active on social media. I am still a (Town) councillor of course, and as Mayor of St Just, I have beenRead More »

Feast, Remembrance Day, Tradition & COVID

Posted on: 22nd October 2021

Feast, Remembrance Day, Tradition & COVID – some facts rather than speculation/ assumption. With Feast and Remembrance Day celebrations/ events, the Town Council is a participant and supporter rather than lead organiser. So, for Feast Sunday this year, we were contacted by leaders at St Just Church and advised, because of COVID, they wanted toRead More »

Mayor’s Sunday Report

Posted on: 1st October 2021

I feel Mayor’s Sunday went really well. The sun shone most of the time and it did not rain at all! Many community groups came and residents came to chat with them. Many of our community group need more volunteers, people to be on their committees and money! Think about where your heart lay andRead More »

Shout Out to Farmers on Plastic Disposal

Posted on: 1st October 2021

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 »