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    • Christmas poultry sale to be final market at Liskeard Cattle Market site
      The Christmas poultry sale on 19 December 2017 will be the final market at the Liskeard Cattle Market site. Kivells’ tenancy of Liskeard Cattle Market is ending, opening up the possibility of regenerating a key area in the heart of Liskeard.  Kevin Hicks of Kivells said: “This final market will bring to a close a […]
    • Cabinet discusses key decisions on budget, investment programme, new waste contract and proposals to transform adult and children’s services
      Cornwall Council’s Cabinet met at New County Hall in Truro today to discuss key decisions on the four year budget and business plan, a multi million pound investment programme in new homes, jobs and infrastructure in local communities, the new waste contract and exciting proposals to transform adult social care and services for children, young […]
    • Final opportunity to share views on Air Quality Management Area for Launceston
      There’s still time for local people, businesses and organisations to share their views on plans for an Air Quality Management Area in Launceston. Cornwall Council’s two month consultation ends on 8 December.  Anyone can comment on the proposals for Launceston by completing an online survey on our Launceston air quality page, emailing the Council at […]
    • Council welcomes budget announcement to increase council tax on empty houses
      Cornwall Council today welcomed the budget announcement by Chancellor Phillip Hammond yesterday allowing local authorities to charge double council tax on empty properties. Cornwall Council cabinet member for Homes, Andrew Mitchell said the announcement gave local authorities the power to increase taxes on vacant houses and flats, to dissuade property investors from allowing homes to […]
    • Local community set to get an improved play park in Woodland Road
      Youngsters and families in Mount Charles will soon have a better playground as Cornwall Council makes improvements to the Woodland Road play park. New toddler swings, a basket swing, and a climbing structure with a slide will feature in a fenced off area, and this has been designed to meet Disability Discrimination / Equalities Act […]
    • Spot planets and star clusters at a free stargazing event celebrating Bodmin Moor International Dark Sky Landscape
      There’s an opportunity to spot planets and star clusters at an event celebrating the incredibly dark night sky of Bodmin Moor.  The stargazing event will be led by Caradon Observatory and takes place on Saturday 2 December at Jamaica Inn.                 The event is one of a series showcasing […]
    • Cornwall Council secures Government funding for proposed new St Austell to A30 link road
      The completion of a new road link between St Austell and the A30 has become a step nearer today with the announcement that the Government is prepared to contribute £79m towards the cost of the scheme. The new 3.9 mile link will join the recently completed improvement at Carluddon with the old A30 at Victoria […]
    • Tough budget decisions need your involvement
      By Julian German, Deputy Leader of Cornwall Council Last week we put out our draft budget for consultation and comment. There was a robust and wide ranging discussion amongst Cabinet Members. I expect it will generate the same debate in the community. With continued austerity and the ongoing Brexit negotiations, it’s fair to say that […]
    • National survey shows satisfaction with roads has improved
      The results of this year’s annual national survey on highways and transport services released last week show satisfaction levels have improved across all areas of road maintenance in Cornwall over the last four years. The National Highways and Transport (NHT) Survey collects public satisfaction with a range of highways and transport services in local authority […]
    • Consultation opens on joining up services for children, young people and families
      Children, young people and their families are being asked for their views on plans to join together education, early years, children’s community health, early help and social care services in Cornwall. Cornwall Council’s Cabinet last week supported the development of a Business Case for an alternative delivery model to ensure children, young people and families […]

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