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210701 | Cornwall Council welcomes decision to scrap ‘Devonwall’ proposal

Cornwall Council welcomes decision to scrap ‘Devonwall’ proposal


Cornwall Council has welcomed news that proposals for revised parliamentary boundaries will keep the six parliamentary constituencies wholly within Cornwall.  read more »

2023 Review of Parliamentary constituencies | Boundary Review

2023 Review of Parliamentary constituencies

Boundary Review 2021

 

"The Boundary Commission for England is the independent organisation responsible for reviewing Parliamentary constituency boundaries in England (see below for other parts of the UK).  read more »

210609 | Prime Minister Announces New Funding For Cornwall To Create a G7 Legacy For The Region

Prime Minister Announces New Funding For Cornwall To Create a G7 Legacy For The Region

Published 9 June 2021

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210330 | G7 Summit: Police chief warns occasion could become Covid-19 'superspreader' event

G7 Summit: Police chief warns occasion could become Covid-19 'superspreader' event

He is concerned that many police officers attending won't be vaccinated when the summit happens  read more »

210325 | Cornwall Wildlife Trust respond Carbis Bay Hotel G7 works - G7 Summit in Cornwall

Cornwall Wildlife Trust respond Carbis Bay Hotel G7 works.

210324 | Construction of a new Newquay Aviation Centre due to start in June

Construction of a new Newquay Aviation Centre due to start in June

Posted By Peter Tremayne on 24th March 2021

By Peter Tremayne

Construction of the new Newquay Aviation Centre – due to be leased to the Spaceport next year - is due to start in June, councillors will hear tomorrow (Thursday.)  read more »

210322 | South African president to join G7 summit as guest

South African president to join G7 summit as guest

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to attend the G7 summit in Cornwall in June as a guest (Andrew Parsons/PA)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited So  read more »

210320 | Council cannot halt “unauthorised” works at G7 hotel - G7 Summit in Cornwall

“Planning legislation does not give us powers to stop works whilst we determine the application, but we urge owners to do so.”


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210317 | Cornwall Council may take Government to High Court over Levelling Up - £100m if stayed in EU or Johnson honoured pledge

Cllr Dwelly said: "Why does that first year matter? There are two words - Covid and Brexit. This is the worst possible time for Cornwall to go down.

"In Devon there are eight authorities which will each get £3m from the fund so in Devon they will have £3m times eight which is £24m. Cornwall will get just £3m.

"I can't see how you can look at what is coming next year to be anything other than a huge disaster.  read more »

210309 | Anger over 'ancient trees' being chopped down by 'Eco' Carbis Bay Hotel ahead of G7 Summit

Concerns have been raised by local residents over ongoing development at the Carbis Bay Hotel complex, after a number of trees were felled
Concerns have been raised by local residents over ongoing development at the Carbis Bay Hotel complex, after a number of trees were felled.
Concerns have been raised by local residents over ongoing development at the Carbis Bay Hotel complex, after a number of trees were felled.
Concerns have been raised by local residents over ongoing development at the Carbis Bay Hotel complex, after a number of trees were felled.
Concerns have been raised by local residents over ongoing development at the Carbis Bay Hotel complex, after a number of trees were felled.

Anger over 'ancient trees' being chopped down by 'Eco' Carbis Bay Hotel ahead of G7 Summit

Campaigners say it feels like the resort is being turned into a 'private playground for rich people', whilst local people are shut out  read more »

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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