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    • Jubilee Pool wins again
      Penzance’s Jubilee Pool has beaten off stiff competition from other projects in the region to receive yet another award for engineering excellence. A further two projects delivered by Cormac, the Bodmin Town Cycle Project and strengthening of the Kea Cattle Creep were also highly commended for their innovation and cost effective approach to civil engineering […]
    • Four face counterfeiting and money laundering charges
      Four people from Cornwall will appear at Truro Crown Court on Friday 23 February 2018 in connection with the largest anti-counterfeiting operation undertaken by Cornwall Council Trading Standards. Gregory William Whitehead (48), William Thomas Lemoyne (35), Csilla Imre (24) all from St Austell and Ying Yu, also known as Lisa Whitehead (39) from St Columb, […]
    • Vehicle fleet operators and taxi drivers to drive innovation in Cornwall after free masterclass
      Vehicle fleet operators and taxi drivers from across Cornwall have been learning about new ways of reducing their emissions and cutting their fuel costs thanks to Cornwall Council’s Driving Innovation masterclass. Sponsored by CGON, the masterclass was aimed at businesses in Cornwall and the wider south-west that want to reduce their fuel costs and help […]
    • Camelford Town Council takes over management of Camelford Library and Information Service
      Residents of Camelford will be able to access more public services in one place following the handover of Camelford Library and Information Service to Camelford Town Council as part of Cornwall Council’s devolution programme. From 4 April, Camelford Library and Information Service will be managed by Camelford Town Council but will remain part of the […]
    • Council agrees budget and council tax for 2018/19
      A full meeting of Cornwall Council today confirmed a 4.99% council tax increase for 2018/19, which will help protect services for vulnerable children, adults and families, provide more homes, support jobs and support economic growth. The 4.99% increase will see a general council tax increase of 2.99% for 2018/19 – a rise of 63p per […]
    • Truro firefighters take to the airwaves to host ‘The Truro Fire Takeover’ radio show this March
      Three firefighters from Truro Community Fire Station are set to host their own radio show – ‘The Truro Fire Takeover’ on CHBN radio 100.8FM broadcasting live from studios based at Treliske, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust. People in the Truro area and hospital patients in other parts of Cornwall will be able to hear from the […]
    • Work to start on air quality action plan for Launceston
      Work is to begin on an action plan to improve air quality in Launceston following the declaration of the town as an Air Quality Management Area. In 2017 Cornwall Council held a public consultation to ask people for their views on air quality in Launceston.  People who responded to the consultation agreed that action was […]
    • South West Peninsula councils join the fight for fairer funding
      Leaders of Devon, Isles of Scilly, Plymouth, Somerset, Torbay and Dorset Councils have joined Cornwall Council in calling for central government to provide more funding to stretched rural councils. Cornwall Council Leader, Adam Paynter, asked fellow council Leaders across the South West to join together in calling for a change to unfair funding which sees […]
    • Council and partners support workers following modern slavery operation
      Following a Devon and Cornwall Police operation on the Lizard early this morning (08 February 2018), Cornwall Council is providing welfare and support services for 14 people who have elected to seek help through a National Referral Mechanism which is applied in circumstances like this which means that potential victims are offered support. The Council, […]
    • Cornwall Council lighting the way in more ways than one
      A ground breaking street lighting programme, which was completed in 2012, has to date saved over £26m in energy costs being passed on to residents, but more than saving money, the programme is also reducing CO2 emissions and enhancing our night skyscapes. Cabinet member for Transport, Geoff Brown, said while it was widely recognised that street […]

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