New road link will be a real bonus for communities

The completion of a new road link between St Austell and the A30 has become a step nearer today with the announcement that the Government is prepared to contribute £79 million towards the cost of the scheme.

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Recycling - putting the record straight

It is disappointing but not surprising to read our MP’s recent newspaper article attacking proposals to increase recycling in Cornwall. The implication that Cornwall should be somehow exempt from recycling because we live in a rural area is frankly shocking.

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Recycling Is Good

A group of St Austell Lib Dem councillors recently visited the Bodmin Waste Recycling Facility to witness first hand what happens to our recycling waste after collection. Bodmin is only one of two WRF’s in Cornwall, the other is at Pool.

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Newquay Library is saved for local people thanks to Geoff Brown

Newquay library has been saved for local people and is to be operated and run by Newquay Town Council thanks to Geoff Brown, Lib Dem Cornwall Councillor for Newquay Central and Portfolio Holder for Communities.

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STARR flood prevention scheme will make a huge difference

Communities in the St Austell Bay area are set to benefit from one of the most complicated flood prevention schemes in the country thanks to efforts of Liberal Democrat councillors Roy Taylor, Doug Scrafton and David Hughes.

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Par running track saved for local people

Thanks to the efforts of local people and Lib Dem councillors Par running track has been protected from possible development and will be run by a local community group in future.

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Lib Dem Councillors welcome progress on Newquay playparks

Newquay Lib Dem Cornwall Councillors are celebrating clearing all the authorisation hurdles for the next tranche of projects funded by S106 Developers Contributions.

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Councillors 'bin working hard for Newquay

Three Newquay Lib Dem Cornwall Councillors joined forces to provide three new litter and dog poo bins across Newquay out of their Community Grants.   

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Esplanade Green on a firm footing thanks to local residents

Construction finally got underway on putting in permanent paving at Esplanade Green in Pentire this week.

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Farron - Tories Brexit dithering is hurting UK business

In a major speech to Liberal Democrat conference in Brighton Lib Dem Leader Tim Farron has called upon Prime Minister Theresa May to stop dithering over Brexit and spell out exactly what here plans are for the country.

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