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130225 | News from John Pollard Cornwall Councillor Hayle North


Copperhouse Pool

I was recently sent a copy of a letter I wrote to the Cornishman in 1993! It argued against the selling by Peter De Savery of the Pool to the RSPB, warning that access and the right to use the waterways would be restricted. Well as we all know the Pool was sold and access has been restricted and I have campaigned against it ever since!

On Thursday I once again convened a meeting of the representatives of the Harbour Company, RSPB, natural England and Environment Agency. Of course we are not able to change their rules which are designed to protect the SSSI but I hope we have moved forwrad a little on their interpretation. I am grateful to all involved and will publicise any changes once they are finally agreed.

Cornwall Council Budget

During last weeks Budget debate at full council I was incredibly proud to be an Independent! All Independen5ts and those of independent and supported the principle of maintaining a tax base to avoid huge black holes of fund8ing in the future - Which will undoubtedly lead to reduction in front line services.

You can see what I said at Council on the link below:

Scroll down to 02:55:05 and click on the right hand side of my name.

Sadly we did not win the day, by 3 votes. In the next few weeks you will hear of the cuts made as a result - all due to party politics not a decision made in the best interests of Cornwall.

North Quay

The new 'promenades' along North Quay are now open and this weekend I have seen lots of people using them. The Cornishman printed the following reminiscence from me this week:

As a child I walked along this quay as my Grandfather described the working boats and pointed out the machinery, trying to avoid the mess and coal dust, breathing in the pungent smell from the sulphur spilling onto the road. In recent times, apart from the fishermen, it became a desolate place, crumbling and pot holed - decay everywhere. Now there are new fishermen's facilities, a repaired and protected quay with well lit public realm along the waterside overlooking the harbour and the estuary with Lelant as the backdrop - What a transformation! - Brilliant!!!!


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180221 | PA18/00895 | Rear extension | The Angarrack Inn 12 Steamers Hill Angarrack TR27 5JB 1 week 12 hours agoBook page
Planning 2018 | Angarrack 1 week 12 hours agoBook page
180219 | Approved with conditions | PA17/11083 | Demolish all existing buildings forecourt structures inc removal of underground 1 week 15 hours agoBook page
180112 | PA18/00216 | Submission of details to discharge conditions 5, 7 and 9 in respect of Decision Notice PA10/08329 dated 20 1 week 17 hours agoBook page
Public Comments (3) | PA17/04181 | Application for the approval of Reserved Matters pursuant to hybrid permission PA12/10064 for 1 week 17 hours agoBook page
180314 | Approved with conditions | PA17/04181 Application approval Reserved Matters pursuant to hybrid permission PA12/10064 1 week 18 hours agoBook page
180314 | A man has died following a serious collision on the A30 #Hayle yesterday evening, Tuesday 13 March. Police are appealin 1 week 1 day agoBook page
180314 | Hayle residents describe tragic A30 scene after 28-year-old St Erth man is killed in collision with lorry - Cornwall Li 1 week 2 days agoBook page
180313 | Currently investigating the sources of #nutrients in the #hayle estuary. Continuous #monitoring in the #Freshwater catc 1 week 3 days agoBook page
180312 | Thefts from vans in Hayle - CR-021154-18 1 week 3 days agoBook page
Culdrose - Braving the strong wind & snow conditions on the road outside the Air Station, some @RNASCuldrose Sailors who own fou 3 weeks 1 day agoBook page
Thanks to Cherry Trees for snowploughing and gritting access to the village! #snowday 2018 | video 3 weeks 1 day agoBook page

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Jeremy Rowe LD | Egloshayle, St Breock, St Ervan, St Eval, St Issey, St Mabyn & St Tudy