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.
Please click on the link to find details of a free lichen apprenticeship scheme being run jointly by Plantlife and the British Lichen Society. LAS Course info flyer
Last Friday, the Town Clerk received an unexpected, but very welcome visit from the Children’s Ark, Pendeen.
About twenty children and staff visited the Council Offices, the purpose of which was to present a “thank you” card from the children for the recent grant that the Town Council had given to the Ark towards the cost of a new outdoor play area. The play area has now been completed and as you can see is thoroughly enjoyed by all.
The Town Council last night unanimously agreed to accept a quotation from Cornwall Council to provide a new pair junior goal posts at the recreation ground. The order has been placed and it is hoped that the new posts will be installed in the coming weeks.
The Friends of Portherras Cove are pleased to announce that thanks to some dedicated fund-finding by Hamish Gordon, Countryside Officer & his team at Cormac, and together with Ian Flindall at Chypraze Farm work is due to commence this week on a brand new oak bridge to span the Rose Valley stream (at the stepping stones). (more…)
If there any local groups / organisations or person(s) in need of some display boards for a forthcoming event then Sandy Angove is the person to contact. Sandy can be contacted via telephone on 01736 787454 or be emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The new website of St Just-in-Penwith Town Council was officially launched on Thursday 20 February 2014. Elaine Baker, Town Clerk said “The Council hopes that everyone visiting the site will like the new look, find it easier to use and the information helpful. We would also welcome feedback so that further improvements can be made to the site in the future.”
At an Extraordinary Meeting of the Town Council held last night, Town Councillors unanimously agreed to co-opt Brian Clemens, Fiona Cock and David Roberts onto the Council to fill the three remaining seats which had remained unfilled since the local elections in May 2013.
Brian Clemens lives in Pendeen and runs a local business in St Just: Fiona Cock lives in Grumbla but has strong connections with St Just. A retired teacher, Fiona is former head of Nancealverne School, Penzance. David Roberts, a resident of St Just whose family runs a local business.
All three will take up their seats immediately and will be attending their first meeting on 27 January.
Please click on the links for details of the following bus services:-
509 Service via Sancreed
515 Service Penzance to Hayle Retail Park