Jeremy Rowe

Cornwall Councillor for the Parishes of Egloshayle, St Breock, St Ervan, St Eval, St Issey, St Mabyn & St Tudy Learn more

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Wadebridge Supermarket decisions deferred

by Jeremy Rowe on 14 October, 2010

The three supermarket applications due for consideration by Cornwall Council’s Strategic Planning Committee have been deferred while a further report on their likely impact on the local economy is awaited. The Morrison’s application had been recommended for refusal while the proposed Sainsbury’s store and the extension for the existing Tesco were marked for approval. There […]

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Wadebridge supermarket decisions will not be webcast

by Jeremy Rowe on 13 October, 2010

Following the well-attended public meeting in Wadebridge Town Hall last week I asked the Communications staff at Cornwall Council to consider webcasting Thursday’s Strategic Planning Committee meeting live from New County Hall. This is the forum which will deliberate on the Tesco, Morrison’s and Sainsbury’s supermarket applications affecting the parishes of Egloshayle, St Breock and […]

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Public Meeting in Wadebridge (again)

by Jeremy Rowe on 8 October, 2010

Last night Cornwall Council’s Strategic Planning Committee held a public meeting in Wadebridge Town Hall to hear the views of local people with regard to the planning applications submitted by three major supermarkets. The meeting was well handled by the Chairman, Mike Varney, and was an opportunity for all sides to have their say. I […]

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Of dormice and men

by Jeremy Rowe on 13 August, 2010

Last night was Camelford’s turn for the three-weekly meeting of the Cornwall Council East Planning Committee. This was to be a slightly special evening because the committee (of which I am not a member) was due to consider the Wadebridge Football Club application – the one with all the national coverage of the dormouse survey […]

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Webcasting – the next steps

by Jeremy Rowe on 12 August, 2010

Today I attended a meeting of the small working party set up to advise Cornwall Council on its pilot programme for webcasting meetings. Part of the purpose of the meeting was to review the success (or otherwise) of the experiment so far, but the other aspect was to consider what the next steps should be. […]

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Planning Meetings at Camelford

by Jeremy Rowe on 14 June, 2010

Cornwall Council are currently in the process of ‘co-locating’ services at the former NCDC Chamber at Camelford, the idea being that the building could be shared between the One Stop Shop and an office for the police. As part of the ‘Office Accommodation Vision’ this is a broadly sensible idea which could save money and, […]

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Public Demand Answers Over Council’s Office Plans

by Jeremy Rowe on 22 January, 2010

At short notice a public meeting was held in Wadebridge this morning to give members of the public a chance to have a say on Cornwall Council’s plans to reduce the number of office buildings it uses, and in particular to discuss the proposed sale of Higher Trenant. This meeting wasn’t arranged by the Cabinet, […]

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The Future of Higher Trenant – Update

by Jeremy Rowe on 6 January, 2010

Cornwall Council’s Cabinet will be considering ‘options’ for the former NCDC Higher Trenant site at Wadebridge on Monday 25th January, not Wednesday 13th as had been previously advertised. I’m told that the Cabinet are ‘relaxed’ about the potential disposal of the building and that the recommendation they will consider will be worded along the lines […]

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