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MP's column

There is no appetite for me to create further cost and disruption to small business.

West Cornwall Celebrates the Great Get Together

Today sees the start of the third Great Get Together celebration which is inspired by the memory of former Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox, who was tragically killed on 16 June 2016.

There are a number of events planned to celebrate all that unite us including:


Derek's call for extra bank holiday falls on 'tin ears'

A CALL by West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas for an extra Bank Holiday next year to help those adversely affected by a shift to the early May date to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day has fallen on ‘tin ears’.

MPs column

Porthleven lost its post office this week. This is not a surprise and Post Office Ltd has promised to provide a mobile service quickly and secure a future permanent post office setting as soon as is practicably possible.

MP's column

It’s Volunteers Week and people know how important volunteers are. It’s extraordinary the effort people make. Our county would be a poorer place without the generosity of volunteers.