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Tackling the scourge of plastic

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 08:52

Recently George Eustice MP took the time to meet up with Hugo Tagholm, CEO of Surfers Against Sewage, in a discussion about the work that the company are doing to tackle marine pollution.

Shared Lives have been at the forefront of a campaign to reduce the use of plastics on the parliamentary estate, and that campaign has been a success with parliamentary authorities announcing a series of steps to reduce plastic waste.

George visits Cornish Diaspora project

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 12:55

George Eustice MP has always said that Cornwall has a unique heritage and culture that everyone in Cornwall should be proud of.

George welcomes support for carers

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 12:40

George Eustice MP recently met up with Promas, a local Carer's company that provides free courses for unpaid carers in Cornwall.

The key focus of their work is on helping train carers to be able to deal with the health conditions they are managing and, crucially, to teach carers how to have regard for their own wellbeing. If a carer cracks under the strain, then no one benefits. The courses are a great way of offering support to carers who can often feel isolated.

Party Conference 2018

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 12:05

This week was the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham which marks the end of the conference season. Party conferences are always interesting and this year, George spoke at a number of different events covering topics from animal welfare to the future of agriculture policy post Brexit.

Troon planning appeal dismissed by Inspectorate

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 16:04

Residents in the village of Troon achieved a major victory yesterday in protecting greenfield sites as a major planning appeal which would have seen a valuable greenfield site lost to housing was dismissed.

Protecting Cornwall's Marine Environment

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 11:26

Last weekend George took part in a beach clean at Godrevy Beach in partnership with the Marine Conservation Society. For several years, George has taken part in the Marine Conservation Society’s Great British Beach Clean which brings together volunteers from across the country to clean up litter and record the findings. At the event George was joined by many people who wanted to make a difference to their local environment.

Celebrating Cornwall's heritage

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 17:15

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

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 16:09

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

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 09:10

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

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 12:21

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.

George welcomes new unemployment figures

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 17:15

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

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:31

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

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 10:42

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

Liz Truss visits Cornwall

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 08:40

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

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 15:34

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.