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  • Residents urged to have their say on plans for the growth of Cornwall’s towns 15 October 2018
    Residents only have a few days left to submit their comments to Cornwall Council on where new housing and commercial development could be located within some of Cornwall’s largest towns. The consultation deadline to have your say on the Cornwall Site Allocations Development Plan is 5pm on 22 October 2018. The plan covers two eco-communities […]
  • Rogue traders and doorstep sellers across the country targeted in a UK wide week of action 12 October 2018
    Members of Cornwall Council’s Trading Standards team have spent the past week targeting rogue traders in attempt to disrupt their activities and promote awareness of the financial harm and misery they can bring. It is the 13th year in a row that the team have joined forces with other agencies to help raise awareness of […]
  • Event shows how robots could support the future of care in Cornwall 12 October 2018
    Virtual reality and mobile apps are just some of the technology already being used to help people age well.     Hundreds of social care experts, including those from Cornwall Council, came together at Technology Enabled Care event hosted by Cornwall Council and the Shaping Our Future programme held at New County Hall in Truro, on 9 […]
  • Childhood obesity rates in Cornwall improving 12 October 2018
    The number of children in Cornwall who are overweight has dropped this year according to statistics released this week. The data is taken from the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP), which records the weight of children in reception year (aged 4-5 years) and year 6 (aged 10-11 years) in schools across the country. In some […]
  • Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly urges people to consider adoption 12 October 2018
    On the eve of National Adoption Week (15-21 October), more people are being urged to consider adoption, with around 40 children a year in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly needing permanent homes. Cornwall Council and the Council of the Isles of Scilly Adoption Agency say children who require adoptive parents could have suffered from […]