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210211 | Cornwall Council Cabinet recommends budget which invests in residents' priorities | 1.99%, +3% Gov adult SC £1.52/week

If budget is adopted, council tax will rise by 1.99%, plus an extra 3% for the Government precept for adult social care. This is equivalent to an extra £1.52 a week for the average property (band D).  read more »


210210 | Bees: Britain is breaking its promise of better bee protections

George keep your promises - save Britain's bees avaaz.org/britishbees | Falmouth Packet ad

This is urgent! Britain is breaking its promise of better bee protections by allowing a bee-killing poison banned in the EU to be used on our fields!  read more »

200208 | Reports reveal impact of G7 summits on hosts | benefits for businesses "For most summit had no impact"

proportion of businesses experiencing a positive impact appeared to be largely counterbalanced by those where the impact was negative

Reports reveal impact of G7 summits on hosts

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210122 | G7 in Cornwall: joy and concern as Carbis Bay chosen to host summit

G7 in Cornwall: joy and concern as Carbis Bay chosen to host summit

Local people expect an economic boost but worry about potential mayhem in the small seaside resort  read more »

210120 | Cornwall councillors have called on the Government to provide immediate extra funding for adult social care as well as

"Cllr Kirkham said: “Boris said on the steps of Downing Street ‘I will sort out social care in 100 days’ – now we have another increase on taxpayers. It is very frustrating, it makes me very, very angry.”

She said that the council was having to put the burden of funding social care services on residents who cannot afford it."

 

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200110 | George Eustice MP gives go-ahead for bee killing pesticide

George Eustice MP gives go-ahead for bee killing pesticide

10th January  read more »

201119 | Angry Cornwall shopkeepers say big retailers are exploiting lockdown loopholes

 

Angry Cornwall shopkeepers say big retailers are exploiting lockdown loopholes

Cornwall's business chief says it’s ‘blatantly unfair’  read more »

201013 | Cornwall MPs vote to overturn Agricultural Bill amendments

Cornwall MPs vote to overturn Agricultural Bill amendments

'Save British Farming' tractor demonstration in July, stock images representing chlorinated chicken and hormone injected beef
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201006 | CPRE concerned over government plans for planning system

CPRE concerned over government plans for planning system

The Government's Planning for the Future White Paper consultation document - which includes a photo of Nansledan in Newquay

The Government's Planning for the Future White Pa  read more »

201006 | Struggling to pay the rent? Help advice | government’s ban on evicting people who rent homes ended 20 September

Struggling to pay the rent?

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels

The government’s ban on evicting people who rent their homes ended on 20 Se

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200930 | Cornwall coronavirus recovery could take five years

Cornwall coronavirus recovery could take five years

By Richard Whitehouse Local Democracy Reporter

200930 | Cornwall Covid Data latest

Daily lab-confirmed cases up to 29 September 2020

Cornwall Covid Data latest


200923 | Farewell, Gibraltar – Cornwall’s former neighbour in European Parliament decides which side its bread is buttered

Farewell, Gibraltar – Cornwall’s former neighbour in European Parliament decides which side its bread is buttered

Posted By Julia Penhaligon on 23rd September 2020

By Julia Penhaligon  read more »

200923 | Cornwall Council votes 63-3 to protest at proposed bonfire of planning controls

Cornwall Council votes 63-3 to protest at proposed bonfire of planning controls

Posted By theboss on 23rd September 2020

By Richard Whitehouse  read more »

200917 | Strong objections to planning changes

Strong objections to planning changes

By Richard Whitehouse Local Democracy Reporter
House building

House building  read more »

200820 | Bid To Ban Supertrawlers from UK Waters

BID TO BAN SUPERTRAWLERS FROM UK WATERS


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200818 | NHS and social care need more than 'clap on doorstep' says West Cornwall health watchdog

NHS and social care need more than 'clap on doorstep' says West Cornwall health watchdog

West Cornwall Healthwatch believes the health and social care sector need more than 'a clap for carers' but true long-lasting investment.  read more »

200811 | Changes to planning laws which could lower number of affordable homes built in Cornwall by third criticised

Calls for rethink after rule changes put affordable home provision at risk

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