Cllr Kevin McFadden, Mayor last night lit the annual midsummer bonfire on Chapel Carn Brea.
Kevin had been invited to light the fire by the Old Cornwall Society and was accompanied by other members of the Town Council. Kevin said ” It was a glorious evening and lovely to see these old traditions being kept alive”.
The “Friends of Portherras Cove” are pleased to announce the return of the shipwreck exhibition “The Alacrity ~ Folkore and Fact” this August due to popular demand! (more…)
We have been advised by First Group of the following changes to some local services:-
Service 1/1A (Penzance – Lands End) Increased the frequency to offer up to two buses an hour during the summer period (24 May – 31 August inclusive). During this summer season it is hoped to run an open top on these routes most of the time. Service 1 travels between Penzance and Lands End via Newlyn, Lamorna, St Buryan, Sennen and Sennen Cove. Service 1A travels between Penzance and Lands End via Newlyn, Lamorna, St Buryan, Treen and Porthcurno.
St Just Town Council is updating work done by the Lands End Area Forum in 2006 in consulting residents. The survey reflects the issues raised at that time, and we would like to hear from you about what you think is important for the future of this area now. We can make no promises about what can be achieved, but we can all work together to make our community as strong as it can be.
Starting in June the local Neighbourhood Policing Team will be holding two surgeries a month in St Just. Members of the public are invited to come along to the sessions to discuss any issues. Your local Cornwall Councillor and an officer from Devon & Cornwall Housing will also be in attendance.
The sessions are to be held in the Town Council Office and further details can be found by clicking on the link.
Last night at the Annual Meeting of the Town Council Cllr Kevin McFadden was re-elected as Mayor for a second term of office. Cllr Neil McFadden was also re-elected as Deputy Mayor.
Cllr Kevin McFadden said ” I am looking forward to building on the work that we as Council have completed over the last 12 months and to facing future challenges in the light of further budget cuts at Cornwall Council.”
Please click on the link to access information issued by Cornwall Council on the value of local bus services and the outcome of the recently completed subsidised bus tendering exercise.
Cornwall Councillor Sue James has revealed details of this year’s Community Chest Fund. In 2014 – 15, £2,195 will be available to support local projects. Details on how to apply for funding can be found by clicking on the link.
Repairs to the War Memorial Clock to commence.
Following repeated interruptions to the electricity supply which affects the clock’s mechanism the Town Council recently approved expenditure to upgrade the mechanism which will mean that in future, the clock will not be affected by cuts in the electricity supply and will not stop. The mechanism is to be removed on 22 April and the clock will be out of action for a few weeks.
The BBC are currently casting for a new UK travel/property programme. They are looking to find people who live in interesting homes around the UK, who would be happy to try a home swap short break over a weekend in the next few months. If you’re interested please click on the link for further details.