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Edward Hain – Have Your Say

Posted on: 19th October 2020 |

Preview image for the Edward Hain - Have Your Say PosterThe Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Health and Care Partnership has have worked with people in St Ives and Penwith. This work has told them that the Edward Hain Community Hospital is no longer able to provide health and care.

It’s important that everyone has had a chance to get involved and share their ideas before NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group’s Governing Body makes a formal decision. To help make a decision, click or tap on the small image to the right and consider the questions it asks.

Then join the virtual public meeting that will take place on 22 October 2020 at 5.30pm by clicking or tapping on the following address: bit.ly/36puK7k

(Note that this link will only be live at the time of the meeting.)

Full information can be found by downloading the full-size poster: Edward Hain – Have Your Say Full-Size Poster (PDF, 425 KB)

Town Councillor Daisy Gibbs receives Civic Award from Chairman of Cornwall Council Hilary Frank

Posted on: 13th October 2020 |

The Cornwall Civic Award CrestDaisy Gibbs has thrown herself into our local community from birth! Whether performing in the local pantomime or taking her place on the streets of St Just during the annual Lafrowda Festival, more recently being a member of the organising committee.

On her 30th birthday, in 2018, she had her head publicly shaved, raising £7,000 for Penhaligans friends. She also donated her hair to make wigs for children undergoing cancer treatments.

She is a fundraiser to replace St Just Skate Park and is known locally as an environmentalist. She was involved with St Just becoming plastic free and recently set up a monthly Care and Repair café.

She is an active member of Extinction Rebellion, taking part in action in London, striving towards a sustainable lifestyle off grid and helping others in the community make changes in their lives.

Her goal, from her election leaflet: “To support and encourage young people to be more involved in our community and also help St Just and Pendeen become self-sustaining towns. I really believe in helping each other and working together and that isn’t hard to realise in this, the most fantastic of communities.”

Daisy is an inspiration to other young women to be active community members and perhaps stand for election. In these unprecedented times she set up a network of wardens (around 100) to ensure every street has a contact if they need help. She achieved this as we went into lockdown. Her name is Daisy so it was called our Daisy Chain network. She has also become Chair of the Voluntary Committee responsible for the Nancherrow Youth Centre and project.

Draft Neighbourhood Development Plan for the Parish.

Posted on: 12th October 2020 |

Here is our draft Neighbourhood Development Plan for the Parish.

Downloadable Draft Plan for St Just and Pendeen

Consultation will be open from 12 October – 23 November 2020.

The plan is available in two versions.

Low Resolution (4Mb) – easy to read and quicker to download

St Just NDP Draft Section 14 Consultation -Loress

High Resolution (41Mb) – Better quality images and more detail in the mapping which might be of interest

St Just NDP Draft Section 14 Consultation – Hires

The formal bit

This is the pre-submission consultation under Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012, prior to amending the draft Plan in the light of comments from residents, stakeholders and interested parties, and statutory consultees.  The draft Plan will then be submitted to Cornwall Council.

Need an explanation of anything in the draft Plan?

Contact us by emailing us at stjustpendeenceg@gmail.com or call us on our dedicated line 07500 507550 and leave a message.  We’ll get back to you as soon as we an.

How can I comment?

You have until Monday 23 November

You can comment on any of the Policies in the following ways:

  • email us at stjustpendeenceg@gmail.com
  • if you don’t have internet access, write to the Town Council at St Just Library, Market Street, St Just, TR19 7HX
  • if you can’t get to a post box, just leave an answerphone message on 07500 507550 and a member of the team will visit you to collect your written comments

When you are commenting: please quote the paragraph or policy number and then give your views and any suggestion of amendments that you would like to see.  We welcome both positive and negative comments to ensure that the Plan truly reflects the views of the community.

Comments must be in writing for evidential reasons. Comments posted on Facebook will not count, so please take the time to email or write to us.

What will happen to my comments?

All public comments will be responded to by the team. Comments will be collated and considered and, if appropriate, amendments will be made to the plan. We will publish a report of the comments and feedback we have received and how we have responded.

Privacy

We would like to reassure everyone, that at no time will any personal details be shared or publicised. Read our data protection and privacy policy here: NHP Data protection and privacy policy agreed

 

St Just Town Council Meeting

Posted on: 12th October 2020 |

St Just Town Council meeting

Time: Oct 12, 2020 07:15 PM London

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88328689550?pwd=U2tlRittMmY5UHhEeVd3ZTNsZlR4UT09

 

Meeting ID: 883 2868 9550

Cape Table Tennis Club

Posted on: 2nd October 2020 |

Cape Table Tennis Club team members wearing their new shirts with funds provided by St Just Town CouncilPlease see photo to the right with the youngsters from Cape Table Tennis Club wearing the new shirts with logo on the front and Cape TTC on the back, kindly provided by funds from the Town Council Community Grant Scheme.

Interested Clubs in the Grant Scheme should follow this link to the Community Grant Scheme Pages.

Internal Audit Committee

Posted on: 28th September 2020 |

 Internal Audit Committee

Time: Sep 28, 2020 05:30 PM London

 

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Meeting ID: 858 6621 8062

St Just Town Council Accessibility Statement

Posted on: 23rd September 2020 |

This website is run by St Just Town Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. The council is working with its web designers who have recommended they carry out a review of the website following the guidelines in the WCAG document. This review would then form the basis of an action plan for the Town Council to implement going forwards.

In the meantime the following information should be useful.

How accessible is this website?

  • This website has been built to work on as many devices as possible: mobile, tablet and laptops/desktops.
  • The main navigation menu can be tabbed through using the tab key on a keyboard.
  • The contact form on the Contact page can be tabbed through using the tab key on a keyboard.
  • Most images have alternative text for screen reader software.
  • Most PDF documents are simple text documents which should work with screen reading software.

We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible:

  • You can’t modify the line height or spacing of text.
  • Some PDF documents aren’t fully accessible to screen reader software.
  • You can’t skip to the main content when using a screen reader.
  • There are pages with read more / click here links.
  • Some images may not have alternative text for screen reading software.

While St Just Town Council is working on improving the website you can report any accessibility problems using the following contact details:

Email: info@stjust.org

Town Council Meeting 21 September 2020

Posted on: 17th September 2020 |

 Town Council Full Meeting

Time: Sep 21, 2020 07:15 PM London

 

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83143687447?pwd=WldXL2ttcDEvc0hHTHZBRWhLcXVYdz09

 

Meeting ID: 831 4368 7447

St Just Town Council Annual Meeting

Posted on: 1st September 2020 |

St Just Town Council Annual Meeting

Time: Sep 1, 2020 07:15 PM London

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Meeting ID: 847 2212 6343

The removal of free TV licences for the over-75s

Posted on: 4th August 2020 |

There is much concern locally and nationally about the removal of free TV licences for the over-75s, which came into effect on 1st August, despite a major campaign by Age UK and other organisations. The first step towards helping some of those affected by this is to encourage all over-75s to apply for Pension Credit, as this would enable free TV licences as well as an increased income.