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.
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.
Mark Bayliss, a local constituent and James Van Cleef, his brother-in-law, are fundraising for Cancer Research UK in memory of Adam Van Cleef, James’ son and Mark’s nephew, who they lost to cancer in June 2018.
Many congratulations to Boris Johnson on being elected leader of the Conservatives and the next British Prime Minister! Boris kindly responded to my questions and I’ve taken just a fraction of his responses to each topic to set out how I hope things will pan out.
I care deeply about environmental enhancement an protection and have and so I was pleased to receive a letter from the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, setting out more details on the Government’s flagship Environment Bill. Amongst the new measures, this letter set out:
MP Derek Thomas has pressed Government for a new community healthcare hub with beds to be built in West Cornwall following the recent situation at Treliske when the hospital was closed to new admissions.
It was brilliant to be able to speak today in Parliament in a debate about Health and Social Care and NHS workforce planning and supply. Here in Cornwall NHS Staff do fantastic job in making sure people get the best possible care.
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