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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Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Movember – Day 18

by Jeremy Rowe on 18 November, 2010

With a bit of luck the worst of the itching is now over as I attempt to shrug off the ‘unshaven teenage top lip’ look over the next twelve days. I must offer a huge thank you to Andrew Reeves, one of the UK’s top bloggers, for giving me a plug on his page yesterday […]

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Camelford Leisure Centre – a stay of execution

by Jeremy Rowe on 4 November, 2010

As Cllr Alex Folkes has already reported today, Cornwall Council’s Cabinet Member with responsibility for leisure services pulled a late rabbit out of the hat to grant Camelford Leisure Centre a temporary reprieve at this morning’s meeting of the Communities Scrutiny Committee. You may recall that, as part of the Council’s programme of cuts, the […]

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The scale of the cuts

by Jeremy Rowe on 22 July, 2010

At Cornwall Council’s Communities Committee this morning we were given a brief overview of the ‘budget pressures’ (to use the jargon) facing the authority, particularly in the light of the cuts to local government grants emanating from Whitehall. The bottom line is that, in addition to cuts already identified, the Council looks like it will […]

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One Chance for Change

by Jeremy Rowe on 25 April, 2010

More than any other, this election has been the one in which the candidates have all talked about change. But what are the political parties really offering? Labour have the hardest job trying to sell the idea of ‘change’ to a weary electorate. Gordon Brown looks to have run out of steam, and their position […]

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Julian German, Cornwall Council’s Cabinet Member with responsibility for Waste, has today told BBC Radio Cornwall’s Laurence Reed show that the Tory-led administration is considering moving to fortnightly rubbish collections after all. In many respects this is hardly breaking news, as the Cabinet’s own budget papers from December included a line about the move, but […]

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Council fails to rule out fortnightly rubbish collections

by Jeremy Rowe on 16 December, 2009

As I posted here a couple of days ago, Cornwall Council’s Draft Budget Proposal was discussed at Cabinet today and included a mere line or two about proposals to move to fortnightly rubbish collections in the east and west of the Duchy (including North Cornwall). The Lib Dem Group Leader, Doris Ansari, was the first […]

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Council plan to introduce fortnightly rubbish collections

by Jeremy Rowe on 15 December, 2009

Cornwall Council are planning to introduce fortnightly rubbish collections within two years if the Conservative-led administration passes its budget in February. The proposals are tucked away in the smallprint of the Cabinet‘s 2010-1 Budget papers and would see the east and the west of Cornwall affected while the old Carrick and Restormel areas would retain […]

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