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St Just Library

Posted on: 16th December 2021 |

The library will CLOSE for Christmas/New Year at

1:30 p.m. on Wednesday 22nd December

and will re-open at

9:30 a.m. on Tuesday 4th January 2022

Christmas opening hours poster 21-22

Keep safe over the holiday period, we look forward to welcoming you back in the New Year.

PENDEENPOST OFFICE LIMITED TR19 2LE

Posted on: 14th December 2021 |

The Town Council and Cornwall Council have received the following email.

Dear Sir/Madam

We’re writing to let you know about some changes to the above Post Office.

For further information please visit our Consultation Hub via the link below:

Consultation Hub – Pendeen TR19 7DN

It would be helpful if you could share this link through your social media channels and with any local groups or organizations within the community to help our customers and your constituents understand what is happening.

Yours faithfully

Audra Mirjah-Clarke

National Consultation Manager

 postoffice.co.uk 

Bosavern Community Farm News

Posted on: 9th December 2021 |

Do you know someone who might benefit from meeting and bonding with new people and gaining some skills working on the land, cooking and perhaps needs some encouragement to apply for work or college? Through our contacts, creativity, tailored support and lots of encouragement, we are working with formerly very disengaged local people, and successfully supporting them into jobs or training with heartening results. Everyone taking part over the past year has reported feeling less isolated, less anxious and more useful, motivated, hopeful and more connected as a result of joining our project. Once people are signed up, we go the extra mile to overcome all barriers to work, but due to the nature of hard-to-reach groups, we do find it tricky to recruit a new batch of participants at the start of each course (last time we had so few referrals, we resorted to door-knocking!). We’ve had one person from Treen but approximately half our participants to date live in the very local areas (St. Just, Sennen, Pendeen, St Buryan) and the other others tend to travel in from St Ives, Gulval, Penzance, Heamoor and Newlyn by bus to St Just followed by a short group-walk across the footpath to the farm. We can provide full PPE and reimburse bus fares, petrol and childcare costs. If it helps to get people out to us the very first time, we provide lifts or taxis.

I would appreciate your support to get the news out ahead of Christmas for our Jan-Apr 2022 course and to encourage folks to attend one of our Thursday Taster Days during December and January. As you well know, many people find it very difficult to pick up the phone initially without a familiar, trusted contact to encourage and introduce them face-to-face. This is where I’m hoping you and your community contacts can help.  There are also some good short films on youtube which can help to demystify and to prepare people: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knzbEWHwiFQ&list=PLXnGSQJcBACrDxCuysKRp3JaQV5GaeSKo&index=3

In other news we were delighted to be voted Best Community Group 2021 by St Just Town Council last month and at the weekend we were Highly Commended by the Cornwall Sustainability Awards. Our farm has been community-owned for over ten years now, providing Friday veg boxes to customers across Penwith, caring for over 400 chickens, home to several bee hives, a community woodland and community allotments.

Bosavern Training Flyer S4

Katie Kirk

Training & Project Coordinator

Bosavern Community Farm
St Just, Cornwall, TR19 7RD

01736 272367

St Just-In-Penwith Town Council’s Grants Scheme

Posted on: 6th December 2021 |

The Town Council’s Grants Scheme is open to community organisations based in or working in St Just and Pendeen and the surrounding villages of Bojewyan, Boscaswell, Botallack, Carnyorth, Nancherrow, Tregeseal, Trewellard and Truthwall. Organisations can apply for a grant for any project or activity which is for the benefit of residents. The Council’s grants budget for the 2021/2022 financial year is £25,000 with much of the budget left.

The scheme is primarily aimed at community organisations based in or working in the local town and villages. Organisations from outside these local communities may only apply if they can demonstrate a significant economic or social benefit to the local community. The Council may award reduced funding levels or, indeed, refuse funding to organisations based outside of the area.

Details can be found on this website under the council, grant heading.

The forthcoming By Election for a Town Councillor/Referendum

Posted on: 3rd December 2021 |

The Town Council has been asked by Senior Electoral Officer to publish this notices today.

Notice of referendum – St Just NPR

Notice of election – St Just Town Council -13 January 2022

Timetable

The notice of by election indicates packs are only available from Cornwall Council.  All nominations have to be delivered in person to Cornwall Council at the specified date and times on the notice of election.

 

Please can you publish the attached notice on your parish noticeboards and your website on Friday 3rd December.

The notice will also be published on the forthcoming elections/referendum page of the Cornwall Council website:

https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/the-council-and-democracy/elections/elections-and-referendums/

Kind regards

John Simmons | Senior Electoral Officer, Electoral Services

Cornwall Council | Assurance | Customer and Support Services Directorate

john.simmons@cornwall.gov.uk | Internal: 441533 | External: 01579 341533

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