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    • Warning to motorists over Threemilestone bus gate
      Motorists are being warned that action will be taken after reports that a small number of them are ignoring the very clear signs at the Chyvelah Road bus gate at Threemilestone in Truro, showing that the junction is for buses only, and have been using it to access the A390. The bus gate is for […]
    • Cornwall is celebrating National Careers and Apprenticeship Week
      Hundreds of local young people, business representatives, Cornwall Council officers, teachers and parents are coming together to help celebrate and promote careers guidance and career resources in Cornwall as part of National Careers Week and National Apprenticeship Week 6-10 March. The aim is to provide a focus for careers guidance activity at an important stage […]
    • Seasonal dog bans
      At the Communities Policy Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday (31 January) members recommended that all the existing dog control orders relating to dogs on beaches are carried over and remain as they are with the introduction of new Public Spaces Protection Orders.  This means that there are only three changes to the dog bans that […]
    • Smallholder from Lanivet banned from keeping sheep for ten years
      At a hearing at Bodmin Magistrates Court on Monday 20 March 2017, Stephanie Pedrick a 50 year old smallholder from Roseland Farm, Red Moor, Lanivet, Bodmin was banned from keeping sheep for ten years and sentenced to 3 months in custody, suspended for 2 years. Miss Pedrick, who had previously pleaded guilty to breaching an […]
    • Crime writer Simon Hall to officially open new Bodmin Library
      Crime writer and BBC Crime Correspondent Simon Hall is to cut the ribbon at the official opening of Bodmin Library in its new home in Chy Trevail at 11.00am on Friday 31 March.      There will be a chance to meet Simon and learn more about his novels, which include The Dark Horizon and […]
    • Money Skills for Life project launched
      Money Skills for Life, an innovative pilot project developed in Cornwall, is being launched in the Camborne, Pool, Illogan and Redruth area. The scheme is aimed at giving people specialist, one-to-one financial coaching to look at their relationships with money, their life choices and help them avoid going into debt, improving the outlook for themselves […]
    • Hotel near Liskeard fined for substituting branded spirit
      The owner of a hotel near Liskeard has been fined £126 after a bottle behind the bar labelled as Bacardi Rum was found not to contain that brand of spirit. Mark Frost was also ordered to pay costs of £1,696 and a £30 victim surcharge after the hearing at Bodmin Magistrates Court on 15 March 2017. […]
    • Falmouth Town Council celebrates transfer of Dracaena Park
      The Dracaena Park in Falmouth has officially transferred ownership from Cornwall Council to Falmouth Town Council, securing the future of the community centre and surrounding sports pitches. Sitting in the park is the Dracaena Centre which an independent charity run by a board of trustees. The sports pitches surrounding the Centre have been transferred to […]
    • Leader John Pollard reflects on the Council’s achievements over the past four years
      As Cornwall Council prepares for elections in May, Council Leader John Pollard reflects on the achievements of the authority over the past four years.  “When I was appointed as the Leader of the new Council in May 2013, I said I wanted to work with all Members to create a “can do” positive and responsive […]
    • Over a thousand homes helped to keep warm this winter
      The Winter Wellbeing partnership has again helped over a thousand households or nearly two and a half thousand people to keep their homes warm and themselves well.  Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are number 8th and 1st respectively in the table of most fuel poor areas in England, and helping people to heat their […]

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