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“No Deal” new business readiness fund

I recently received the following letter from Andrea Leadsom, Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, outlining a £10m fund available to businesses to help prepare for Brexit. Guidance and an online application form can be accessed here: 

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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.