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Community Governance Review

The first review of parish and town councils across Cornwall since the 1970s is now taking place. The review was prompted after a review of Cornwall Council’s electoral arrangements by the Boundary Commission made changes affecting 29 parishes. St Minver Highlands Parish Council are proposing to change the parish boundary and so will therefore be holding a […]

RSS Cornwall Council News

  • Dogs on beaches - 'harmonisation and simplification' of regulations 24 February 2020
    Having listened to feedback from the Council’s largest-ever consultation response, regulations for dogs on beaches in Cornwall will be simplified and harmonised from this April. Rob Nolan, Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and Public Protection, has decided that restrictions will be in place only in July and August, except on beaches with Blue Flag or Seaside […]
  • Over £900 for Cornwall Hospice Care as Penmount Crematorium Charity of 2019 24 February 2020
    Penmount Crematorium near Truro has raised £913.91 for Cornwall Hospice Care in its annual Charity of the Year fundraiser. The charity cheque was handed over to Clare Bray & Anna Seymour from Cornwall Hospice Care by Penmount Staff on 30 January. The funds were raised from donations received at the crematorium’s Service of Remembrance held […]
  • Moves underway to create Cornwall's first ‘Real Living Wage Town’ 24 February 2020
    Penzance could become the first Living Wage Accredited Town in England, under ambitious plans being developed between local employers, business owners, the Chamber of Commerce and Cornwall Council. The real living wage is based on the cost of living and is voluntarily paid by nearly 6,000 UK businesses and organisations.  The current rate is set […]