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Community Grants Available in West Penwith for range of Environmentally Linked Projects

Posted on: 20th November 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in News

            The Penwith Landscape Partnership community grants scheme is for groups and organisations who create positive and lasting change for the people and landscapes of Penwith. We are interested in hearing from you if you deliver activities within any of the following areas: Ancient Sites Access Arts influenced by theRead More »

3,100 Hectares of Moorland and Adjacent Farmland to be Designated SSSI

Posted on: 11th November 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

3,100 Hectares of moorland and adjacent farmland to be Designated SSSI in West Penwith. See my News Post for details Whilst we must do all we can to prevent further species loss, the dilemma is for our farmers’ who need to earn a living from feeding us. I’m not going to pretend I fully understandRead More »

Calling Creatives who Love Dark Skies & Wild Seas!

Posted on: 9th April 2022 | by Sue James | Posted in News

THIS IS A MAYES CREATIVE ORGANISED EVENT AND IS NOT FREE BUT …….. Dark Skies, Wild Seas: Cot Valley Group Artist Residency October 30th – November 3rd, 2022  A fantastic opportunity to spend time with like-minded people in the awe-inspiring location of Cot Valley, Cornwall, nestled within the UK’s most Westerly peninsular. This fascinating arts-science-heritageRead More »

My Proud Day – Announcing the Dark Sky Designation

Posted on: 11th December 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

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 »

Bid for West Penwith to become an International Dark Sky Park is in!

Posted on: 10th April 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Our bid for West Penwith to become an International Dark Sky Park is in! So, we now have to wait patiently for the International Dark Sky Association (IDA) to review our evidence and decide whether to award us the status. If we are successful, we will be the 2nd Area of Outstanding Beauty (AONB) toRead More »

Update Regarding International Dark Sky Designation For West Penwith

Posted on: 18th January 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Update regarding our bid for an International Dark Sky Designation for West Penwith Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The photo above demonstrates the wonderful Dark Skies above our heads in West Penwith and, for those wanting to see more, all competition entries can be viewed at Entries for the Outstanding Penwith at Night Photo CompetitionRead More »

Penwith Landscape Partnership is Awarded Heritage Lottery Funding

Posted on: 5th November 2015 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Penwith Landscape Partnership is awarded Heritage Lottery funding of £2.7 million, including £140,600 development funding. Councillor for St Just-in-Penwith, Sue James, who is part of the partnership board said “This is very exciting news that I feel could bring huge opportunities for this area not only in terms of the landscape but also the local economy andRead More »

In the News

Posted on: 3rd November 2013 | by Sue James | Posted in News

The piece in the Cornishman, with the headline “Poverty on Penwith’s Doorstep’ makes interesting reading. There is a lot of poverty but people with huge hearts! Thank you to everyone who gives there time to make our community what it is.  

Buses For St Just & Pendeen

Posted on: 28th September 2013 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Attended an informative meeting and the situation is – do not believe all you read or listen to on this topic. Negotiations are ongoing with bus companies but it looks like all communities served now will continue to be served. Some routes and timings will change but I hope we will not have a situationRead More »