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    • Calling all students – add vaccines to your to do list before heading off to University
      Following yesterday’s A-Level results many students will now be busy getting ready to head off to university…but one thing many students forget to sort before they leave home is their vaccinations. To make sure students get the most of their university experience and not become seriously ill, Cornwall Council’s Wellbeing and Public Health team are […]
    • Apprenticeships will help boost prosperity for all of Cornwall
      A wonderful opportunity to gain a degree in surveying while working in beautiful Cornwall is just one of many amazing apprenticeships on offer through Cornwall Council this summer. The Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship gives applicants the chance to be trained, supported and mentored to achieve a degree in surveying, while being paid a competitive salary. […]
    • Council launches new consultation to help people live safe and well at home
      With the ageing population in Cornwall set to grow significantly in the next decade, Cornwall Council is seeking input from residents and service providers on the right service mix to best help people to remain independent for as long as possible. We want to hear from people about the services they want to keep them healthy […]
    • Keep calm and be successful on A' level results day
      Thousands of young people across Cornwall will be glued to their smart phones or uniting at schools and colleges as they prepare to receive their A level exam results today.    While it is too early to know results across Cornwall, many young people will now be considering whether to continue their education, undertake training […]
    • Work starts on new waste and recycling centre
      Residents of Truro and surrounding villages will have more ways to recycle their household waste next year as work begins on the city’s new household waste and recycling centre (HWRC).  The Council's new facility at Tregurra Park on Newquay Road is due to open next spring for residents to recycle a variety of items for […]
    • Council commits to 3500 Extra Care units by 2025
      As part of a plan to help older people and those in need of care live independent and healthier lives for longer, Cornwall Council has announced it will create 3,500 ‘Extra Care’ housing units across the county. The move will also help reduce pressure on an adult social care system that only last week was […]
    • Truro City Council celebrates taking over the ownership of Zeb’s Youth Cafe
      Zeb’s Youth Café will get a new lease of life following the handover of the ownership and management to Truro City Council. The handover from Cornwall Council will help secure the future of youth services for local young people. Formerly known as Zebedee’s Café, the building in Truro’s Leats has been a youth centre for […]
    • New food and drink carton recycling pilot launches in Cornwall
      Residents can now take food and drink cartons and paper cups for recycling at seven Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) in Cornwall thanks to a partnership between The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) and Cornwall Council. In Cornwall an estimated 450 tonnes of beverage cartons are put out for waste collection […]
    • Park and Ride’s celebrations are out of this world
      Having already carried passengers the equivalent distance of to the moon and back three times over, Truro’s Park and Ride celebrated its 10th birthday with two days of free travel and a ticket giveaway. More than 8,000 free journeys were recorded as passengers celebrated the service’s anniversary. A prize draw was held at both sites […]
    • Council consults on how money from developers should be used
      Cornwall Council is asking for views on how money raised from a new levy on commercial development should be used to pay for the facilities needed to help communities across Cornwall. The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), which will apply to planning applications that are approved from 1 January 2019, will raise over one million pounds a year from new […]

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