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    • Penzance Expo 2017 showcases exciting plans for the future of the town
      With more than £80 million due to be invested in Penzance over the next few years, local organisations have joined with Cornwall Council to stage Penzance Expo 2017 to showcase some of the key projects which are currently being delivered in the town and outline plans for the future.  Penzance Expo is taking place at […]
    • Looe Council tenant convicted for unlawfully letting property on AirBnB
      A Council tenant has been ordered to pay almost £3,000 by way of an Unlawful Profit Order in addition to a further £2,914 in costs to the Council after letting out his property on the website AirBnB. Peter John Wootton, aged 46, of Coastguard Flats, West Looe, was due to appear at Bodmin Magistrates Court […]
    • Council expresses disappointment at Growth Deal announcement
      Cornwall Council is very disappointed with today’s Government announcement that Cornwall will receive only £18m in investment over the next three years, despite being one of the poorest parts of the UK. Julian German, the Council’s Portfolio Holder for Economy and Culture said; “Having encouraged Cornwall to put in an ambitious bid for funding, I […]
    • Council car park charges frozen for second year in a row
    • Work begins on Penzance Park and Ride
      Works have begun on a Park and Ride in Penzance on the site next to Sainsbury’s on the town’s outskirts. The Park and Ride will be accessed from Jelbert Way and will provide 169 car parking spaces, 11 disabled parking spaces and eight coach bays. Over the coming months the Council will be looking to […]
    • Cornwall Council to trial technology to improve air quality
      Cornwall Council has been awarded a £236,650 grant to trial innovative new technology with the potential to reduce vehicle emissions and improve air quality. The grant has been awarded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) as part of this year’s Air Quality Grant scheme.  Cornwall Council and CORMAC will be working […]
    • Check that your child’s car seat is safe at free events
      With 27% of parents confused about car seat safety Cornwall Trading Standards and Fire and Road Safety are offering free community car seat safety checks.  A trained Road Safety Officer will complete a car seat safety check, which will take approximately 10 minutes, and share some road safety advice.  Trading Standards will also be on […]
    • Cornwall Council advises householders and businesses to think ahead on seagulls
      Cornwall Council is offering advice to householders and businesses to try and head off some of the annual problems caused by seagulls. Every year there are complaints about noise, the mess caused by gull droppings, damage to property caused by nests and, of course, gulls stealing food and even attacking pets and people. Geoff Brown, […]
    • Cornwall Council recommends future Council size of 99 Members
      Members of Cornwall Council have overwhelmingly supported an overall Council size of 99 Councillors as the basis for their final submission to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England. An alternative size of 85 was proposed at this week’s meeting of the full Council but was rejected by a substantial majority of Members. The Council […]
    • Celebration as Homes for Cornwall delivers new affordable housing with more to come
      Homes for Cornwall is celebrating the success of a brand new development of 100% affordable homes in Blackwater near Truro. The 100% affordable housing scheme, of 7 shared ownership homes and 15 homes for rent, has been built as part of Homes for Cornwall, an initiative launched in 2014 which brings together Cornwall Council, leading […]

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