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Celebrating Cornwall's heritage

Recently George took the time to visit Moseley Museum at Tumblydown Farm in Redruth. 

The museum showcases the engineering prowess behind the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site. From riding behind former locomotives which actually worked in the Mines, to exploring the fantastic collections of Model Railways, the museum is a great place to go to learn about more of our unique heritage and even see a replica of The Murdoch Flyer.

George attends annual Pasty Festival

On Saturday, George Eustice MP attended the annual Pasty Day celebrations in Redruth. The day celebrates the unique history of the pasty and its international links around the world.

Welcome news of investment in St Michael's Hospital

Recently it was announced that The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust has comitted additional funding to St Michaels in order to expand the work that it does on orthopaedic care and increase the number of people cared for at hospital in Hayle.

George attends local voluntary sector meeting

George recently attended a roundtable meeting with representatives from voluntary sector organisations in Cornwall. The meeting was a great way to bring together MPs and voluntary sector organisations from across Cornwall to talk about a variety of matters from loneliness, to future funding arrangements for Cornwall, and looking at Social Action Projects.

Portreath to benefit from extra funding for flood protection

£40million of extra Government funding has been made available to boost regeneration and better protect homes against flooding.

Across the country 13 flood schemes will benefit from £40 million of additional funding which will unlock flood defence schemes and help support economic growth and regeneration in areas that have suffered flooding in recent years.

George welcomes new unemployment figures

George recently visited the Job Centre at Redruth for an update on the local situation as far as employment is concerned and the roll out of the new Universal Credit. Unemployment is at its lowest level since the early 70's and is now significantly below the national average here in Camborne and Redruth. The total number of unemployed claimants for June 2018 was 840.

George welcomes NHS tech funding boost for Cornwall

Matt Hancock, the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has recently announced that the NHS in the South West of England is in line for a tech-funding boost of up to £40.3 million. 

George visits students at NCS

Recently George took the time to visit a group of young people taking part in the National Citizenship Service (NCS).

Liz Truss visits Cornwall

George Eustice recently welcomed Liz Truss, Chief Secretary to the Treasury to Cornwall. It was a busy day, and one of the highlights was a visit to the Agile on the Beach Conference at Falmouth University.

George attends Blood Bikes Charity event

George recently attended a charity event at Jenn's Diner to raise Awareness for Cornwall Blood Bikes. 

Cornwall Blood Bikes are a group of self-funding volunteers operating as a registered charity to provide an "out of hours" courier service to NHS partners throughout Cornwall. They receive no funding by the NHS and rely entirely on the generosity of the community and deliver and collect blood, pathology samples, breast milk, and medication and much more.

George welcomes extra funding to tackle rough sleeping

Recently the Government announced that £30 million will be allocated to the Rough Sleeping Initiative across England. From this funding, Cornwall will be receiving £437,489 representing a significant first step in the government's manifesto commitment of halving rough sleeping by 2022 and eliminating it altogether by 2027.

Murdoch Day 2018

George recently attended the annual Murdoch Day celebrations in Redruth. The day commemorates the achievements of William Murdoch, the inventor and engineer who was one of the pioneers of steam power development in Cornwall and also famously invented the first ever gas light using piped gas.

Many local children, families and members of the community came together to see the excellent procession in the morning, which involved lots of local schools, dance acts and bands.

Agenda for Parish Council meeting – Monday 24th April 2017

Gwinear-Gwithian Parish Council - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 14:22

To view the agenda for the next Parish Council meeting on Monday 24th April, please click on the link below :-

agenda NOTIFY 24th April 2017

Reawla Park Skate/Fun Day – Sunday 30th April 1pm to 4pm

Gwinear-Gwithian Parish Council - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 10:07

For further details, please click on the poster link below :-

 

Fisheries: Monitoring | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers

The proportion of fishing trips undertaken by UK vessels using remote electronic monitoring (REM) equipment was less than one percent of the total fishing trips undertaken by UK vessels in each of the last three years from 2014 to 2016. The type of vessel using REM equipment were large capacity vessels, fishing off shore for fish stocks that were subject to quotas. In 2016 nearly 40 percent of UK landings of North Sea cod were made by vessels fully documenting their catch using REM equipment.

Fisheries: Monitoring | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers

Details of planned UK observer trips are set out in United Kingdom’s Work Plan for data collection in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors. The Work Plan can be found at the Gov.UK website. In England and Wales, 525 staff days per year are allocated to observer sampling with 1032 days for Scotland and 460 days for Northern Ireland.

Fisheries: Treaties | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers

Ministers and officials have had meetings with a number of organisations to discuss a range of issues associated with EU exit including the 1964 London Fisheries Convention. As the Prime Minister told Parliament on 29 March, we hope to be able to say something about this soon.

Fisheries: Treaties | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers

We are looking very carefully at the London Fisheries Convention. As the Prime Minister told the House on 29 March, we hope to be able to say something about this soon.

UN Convention on the Law of the Sea | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers

In accordance with international law, including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, following EU exit, the UK will be responsible for managing living resources, including fisheries, within its territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zone.

Agriculture: Wales | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers

The Secretary of State has met the Welsh Minister for Agriculture on several occasions as we seek to ensure we get the best possible deal for the whole of the UK. We have committed to carefully considering any proposals that the devolved administrations put forward. Discussions on the issues are ongoing.

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