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The campaign continues to secure a permanent post office in Newlyn. The post office branch closed for business last year and currently the community has access to a mobile post office.

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Some people may love to hate the new PM.

Derek welcomes Cornish schools funding announcement

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas says that the announcement that Cornwall’s per pupil funding will rise by £15.4 million (5.3%) during the coming academic year compared to 2017-18 taking into account changes in pupil numbers is a “welcome step in the right direction”.

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You have until 2pm on Thursday 22nd August to check out the incredible array of locally art and crafts on sale and display at Cape Cornwall School in St Just.

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Cornwall Councillors want to play their part in reducing harmful emissions and protecting and enhancing our natural environment. Unless local authorities follow Cornwall’s lead, the Government has no chance of reducing the UK’s carbon footprint to net zero.

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To promote widely and wildly what Cornwall Council already has in place to help cut costs and cut carbon is my 15th suggestion for Cornwall Council’s Carbon-Free Plan. 

Have your say on future flood policy

Over the coming decades, flood and coastal erosion risks will increase as a result of population growth and climate change. Rainfall patterns will change, extreme weather events will become more common and sea levels will rise.

Carbon Free Cornwall - My Suggestions

As Cornwall Council considers what should be in the plan to be Carbon Free by 2030 I thought it would be of interest to set out each week some of the ideas and opportunities that could be grasped to help achieve this worthy ambition.