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George meets Portreath pupils to discuss plastic

Pupils from Portreath School recently wrote letters to George to tell him about their school work on the issue of plastic. Last week, they were invited to Parliament to take part in an All Party Parliamentary Group meeting with Surfers Against Sewage.

George attends Trevithick Day celebrations

On Saturday, George Eustice MP attended the annual Trevithick Day celebrations in Camborne. The days commemorates the achievements of Richard Trevithick, which epitomise the contribution made by Cornwall to the Industrial Revolution.

Hundreds of school children, families and members of the community came together. There was a parade which included a replica of the Puffing Devil, which is always the star of the show.

An extra £2.5M to repair potholes in Cornwall

Today, George Eustice MP has welcomed £2.5 million of additional investment to repair potholes in Cornwall. This will fix an estimated 50,000 potholes, following the recent winter storms that caused considerable damage on our roads.

First Kernow

Facebook - Hayle Town Council - Sun, 25/03/2018 - 16:16



First Kernow Contactless Competition ! Win free Man Engine tickets- Closing date for entries is 20/02/2018 Win One of 3 pairs of tickets (2x adults) to The Man Engine event for a date of your choice. http://www.themanengine.org.uk/ For your chance to win simply: 1. Purchase any First Kernow bus ticket by contactless payment, 2. Take a picture of both the ticket and your receipt 3. Forward the picture to: Kernow.Competition@firstgroup.com 4. Like the First Kernow Facebook Page Winners will be posted on 21/02/2018 . Good luck and get sharing! For full terms and conditions go to: https://www.firstgroup.com/…/first-kernow-contactless-compe… The Man Engine Geevor Tin Mine Museum, Heartlands Cornwall, Lostwithiel, Tavistock and more Cornwall Live Love Cornwall University of ExeterNational TrustCornwall College Oh So Social Golden Tree Productions

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Cornish MPs celebrate St Piran’s Day with Cornish food and drink producers in Parliament

Some of Cornwall’s most famous food and drink producers have visited the Houses of Parliament to celebrate St Piran’s Day. The Taste of Cornwall event, which was held in the Palace of Westminster, saw an array of producers displaying samples of their food and drink products including ale, wine, gin, cream, tea, biscuits, cheese, chocolate and crisps.

The event was held by Cornwall’s six Conservative MPs, and sponsored by Great Western Railway (GWR) and Steve Andrew’s Tyres.

George Eustice asks Housing Minister to recover planning appeal at Menehay Fields

George Eustice MP has written to the Housing Minister to request that a planning appeal for 226 new dwellings is recovered. The proposed development concerns land at Menehay Fields, Budock.

In his letter, George Eustice has cited a loss of green interface between Budock and Falmouth, the fact that there is adequate brownfield land upon which to build to fulfil local housing need, and the strategic importance of this decision which effectively threatens Budock’s status as a village.

Route maintenance volunteer, Hayle and Camborne

Facebook - Hayle Town Council - Wed, 28/02/2018 - 17:15
Sustrans is now advertising for volunteers to help them monitor and maintain Cycle Route NCN3 between Penzance and Camborne. If you are interested in becoming a Route Maintenance Volunteer for Hayle/Camborne, full details are available in the link below. Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. They are engineers and educators, experts and advocates. They connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute. Join them on their journey.


Are you passionate about cycling and would like to help look after the National Cycle Network in your area? We’re looking for volunteer rangers in the Hayle and Camborne area to help maintain the Network and help keep routes in top condition.

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Hayle Town Council is inviting interested parties to submit a tender to carry out extensive...

Facebook - Hayle Town Council - Mon, 26/02/2018 - 17:17
Hayle Town Council is inviting interested parties to submit a tender to carry out extensive improvement works to the Hayle War Memorial and surrounds. For a tender application pack, which includes full details, please contact the Town Council Office on 01736 755005 or email townclerk@hayletowncouncil.net with your name and address and a pack will be sent out to you. Please note that the deadline for receipt of completed tender packs is noon on Wednesday 28 February 2018.

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A phone has been found at the Recreation Ground this morning. If you have lost a phone please get in...

Facebook - Hayle Town Council - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 17:16
A phone has been found at the Recreation Ground this morning. If you have lost a phone please get in touch with Hayle Town Council. You will have to describe the phone before it can be released. Please note the office will close 1pm today and reopen at 9.30am on Monday morning.

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SATURDAY 16TH DECEMBER 2017 Free Parking in Cornwall Council Car Parks in Hayle The Town Council is...

Facebook - Hayle Town Council - Mon, 12/02/2018 - 17:15
SATURDAY 16TH DECEMBER 2017 Free Parking in Cornwall Council Car Parks in Hayle The Town Council is covering the costs of hiring the Cornwall Council car parks for this day to encourage people into Hayle and to support the local shops. We hope you enjoy your shopping and we wish you all a Merry Christmas.

George Eustice welcomes 2% increase in funding for Cornwall Council

George Eustice has welcomed an increase in funding for Cornwall Council. Core spending power will rise by £8.5M, including an adult social care support grant of £1.7M.

Cornwall is also set to receive additional money from the Rural Services Delivery Grant, which has been increased to the highest level it has ever been. Further good news is the announcement of £5.7M for Hayle Harbour North Quay’s redevelopment.

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.

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

Civil Servants have to ability to work flexibly across government sites where there is a business need to do so. The issuing of all passes is controlled by the local Departmental Security teams who follow strict procedures and protocols. Information on the number of people holding security passes for other government departments who are granted access to Defra premises is not centrally recorded.

Defra has issued 7501 passes since 2011. Data for 2010 is no longer held.

Defra is currently unable to provide data on the number of Defra passes that are active.

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