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    • New chapter for Looe Library under partnership plan
      The future of Looe Library has been secured under a new partnership agreement between Cornwall Council and Looe Town Council. On 29 March 2019 the management of Looe Library and Information Service will be handed over to Looe Town Council. Under the arrangement Looe Town Council will employ library staff and own and maintain its […]
    • Cornish takes its rightful place at International Mother Language Day
      The Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site Office has been invited by the Korean National Commission for UNESCO to take part in a global event to celebrate International Mother Language Day today. The celebration is part of UNESCO’s International Year of Indigenous Languages. The Korean National Commission are launching an online project […]
    • Twelve Cornwall Council car parks to move over to ‘pay on exit’
      The first Cornwall Council car park to move over to pay on exit will be officially opened in Penzance on Wednesday 27 February. The Harbour car park in Penzance is the first of twelve car parks in eight towns that are being moved over to pay on exit technology as part of the Council’s Positive Parking […]
    • Budgets and council tax lead the agenda at full Council meeting next week
      Budget plans to protect vital frontline services for the most vulnerable and to ensure the ongoing delivery of adult social care, fire and rescue services and waste collections will be on the agenda at next week’s full council meeting at New County Hall. The Cabinet-approved plans  for 2019/20 include a proposed 3.99% council tax increase, which […]
    • Highways England and Cornwall Council funding delivers cycling and heritage boost for Cornwall
      Highways England is continuing its drive to improve the lives of communities across the country by today announcing a multi-million pound boost for cycling, heritage and wildlife projects along the A30 in Cornwall. Highways England, the company responsible for managing and maintaining England’s major A roads and motorways, is pumping £27 million into Cornwall for […]
    • Call for young people to learn emergency skills through Duke of Cornwall Community Safety Award
      Young people in Cornwall have the chance to learn how to help others in an emergency as the Duke of Cornwall Community Safety Award reopens for applications. The ground-breaking scheme was first launched in Cornwall after the response to significant flooding and aims to educate and train young people to assist before, during and after […]
    • Cash for greener taxis in clean air boost for Cornwall
      Residents are to benefit from greener taxis in Cornwall following a £90,000 cash injection to Cornwall Council for new electric vehicle chargepoints. The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has made the award to support ultra-low emission taxis across the county. Announced by the Future of Mobility Minister Jesse Norman, the funding will be used […]
    • Anti-social behaviour team takes action in Camborne and Newquay and secures closure orders
      Cornwall Council’s Anti-Social Behaviour Team in partnership with Devon & Cornwall Police, have successfully taken action on behalf of local residents to close down two properties in Camborne and Newquay, following recent closures in Penzance and St Ives.  The orders are part of a continued crack down on anti-social behaviour and a demonstration of the […]
    • Cabinet backs £495,000 Torpoint regeneration plan
      Cornwall Council’s Cabinet this week backed ambitious plans to acquire Torpoint Police Station as part of a £495,000 town regeneration scheme. The police station forms part of the plan developed by Torpoint Town Council and Cornwall Council to deliver 55 one and two-bedroomed apartments, a new library, and retained space for police offices.  If approved […]
    • Partnership backs plan for dedicated Penzance caseworker in anti-social behaviour clampdown
      Penzance is to get a dedicated anti-social behaviour caseworker for the first time as part of Cornwall Council and Penzance Town Council’s ongoing bid to tackle problems in the town. At a meeting this week (February 11) town councillors agreed to jointly fund the 12-month pilot with Cornwall Council who will manage the case worker. […]

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