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Cornwall Council videos
Cornwall Council is using video, audio and social media to better engage with residents and to provide a new and dynamic way to discover more about your council.
Below are quick links to all our news videos, with a brief summary and more information. For more Cornwall Council video content visit our hosting site at www.vimeo.com/cornwallcouncil
You can also view webcasts of meetings in the council and democracy area of the site.
If you have any questions regarding any of our videos, please contact Matt Bond in the communications team on email@example.com / 01872 324447.
St Piran's Oratory: Past, present and Future - July 2011
Produced by Cornwall Council for the St Piran's Trust to raise awareness of the Oratory's plight, this short film features St Piran and his ruined Oratory in the dunes near Perranporth.
'Prevention' - Fire Prevention in the home, part 1 - June 2011
Produced by Cornwall Council for the Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, this prevention film will show you how best to prevent a fire from starting in your home.
'Detection' - Fire Prevention in the home, part 2 - June 2011
Produced by Cornwall Council for the Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, this detection video will help you find the best place to position a smoke alarm in your home.
'Escape' - Fire Prevention in the home, part 3 - June 2011
Produced by Cornwall Council for the Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, this escape video will help you and your family be safer by planning an emergency escape route should you or your family experience a fire in your home.
Stay safe in Newquay - May 2011
This film has been made by Newquay Treviglas Community College students and is part of the Newquay Safe training pack.
Safe Places - April 2011
This film illustrates stories of people who have experienced problems when out and about in the community and why the scheme is needed. This was a participatory project and the film was produced by awen productions cic.
What is a Personal Budget - March 2011
budget is money we give you to organise and buy your own care and
support. We call this 'self directing your support'.
a film where people tell us how they manage their personal
Redruth Brewery Leats Eco-Clean project - January 2011
Cornwall Council staff and volunteers from Community Assisted
Projects start work on clearing litter and overgrowth from the
historic Redruth Brewery Leats. This film
shows work underway and talks to some key people
Gritters work to keep Cornwall moving - December 2010
As Cornwall Council Highways Department experiences massive
demand on its gritting services, we visit the Scorrier Highways
depot. This film shows gritting preparation underway
and talks to council officials.
Restoration starts at Gyllyngdune Gardens - December 2010
Gyllyngdune Gardens Restoration project has been successful in
putting together a £2.3 million package to refurbish the gardens
and part of the Princess Pavilion. This film takes a tour of the venue as
Young Mums Will Achieve wins national award - November 2010
Cornwall's ground breaking Young Mums Will Achieve project has
been presented with a prestigious national award. This
film talks to those behind the project and some
of the mums who provide the inspiration.
Credit Unions joining forces - October 2010
Cornwall Council is joining forces with the four Cornish credit
unions to cut down on the number of local people falling prey to
Watch the film that explains how credit unions work and why there is a fresh impetus on their scope.
Age and Ambition, Kingsley Village - October 2010
Cornwall Council and Age Concern Cornwall and the Isles of
Scilly come together with partners including the NHS to host a day
of activity, fun, socialising and education for the county's
Watch the highlights from the day and interviews with organisers.
Cornwall Council adopts Empty Property Strategy - September 2010
Cornwall Council is taking decisive action to tackle the
shortage of affordable housing for local people in Cornwall with
the introduction of a new strategy which could see hundreds of
empty homes brought back into use.
Find out more and watch the empty property film.
Rick Stein is first to sign the Clean Cornwall surfboard - September 2010
Celebrity chef Rick Stein is the first person to sign a pledge
on the Clean Cornwall campaign’s custom-made surfboard ahead of
Clean Cornwall week from 18-26 September.
Watch an interview with Rick and find out what he is pledging towards the campaign.
New Sensory Room opens at Tremorvah Industries - August 2010
A new sensory room for the use of children and adults with
special needs has been officially opened at Cornwall Council's
Tremorvah Industries, Truro. To find out more about the facility we
spoke to Tremorvah's Trevor Drage. Watch the film to find out more about what the
sensory room has to offer.
Opening of St Austell Changing Places - August 2010
A new 'Changing Places' facility, specially designed for people
with disabilities, has been officially opened at the Priory Road
car park, St Austell.
Watch Cabinet member Armand Toms join parents and officials at the opening and find out more information.
Launch of Community Badge for the Scout movement - July 2010
Cornwall Council and its associated partners have combined to
produce a brand new badge for the Scouting Community which it is
hoped will go national and even international.
Mylor Scout group is one of the first to try out the badge before the launch.
Cornwall Council launches Learning and Disability week - July 2010
Cornwall Council helped to celebrate the work and dedication of
those working in Adult Care and Support by holding a week of events
designed to showcase everything on offer.
This film is taken from the launch event of Learning Disabilities Week.
State of the art electric car shows a glimpse of the future - June 2010
Staff at Cornwall Council are getting a glimpse into the future
this week with the arrival in Cornwall of a state of the art
Watch council Leader Alec Roberston test drive one of the cars in this film.
Cornwall Council at Royal Cornwall Show - June 2010
Thousands of visitors enjoyed the delights of the 2010 Royal
Cornwall Show and Cornwall Council was at the centre of proceedings
with a varied stand.
Highlights of the Cornwall Council stand and the show itself.
Cornwall Council launches its own groundbreaking solar energy scheme - May 2010
Cornwall Council is paving the way for a revolution in renewable
energy with the installation of banks of solar panels on the roof
of New County Hall.
We talk to those behind the scheme and see its benefits.
Trevor Doughty speaks about his new role at Corporate Director for Children, Schools and Families
Highlights from the press conference at which Trevor Doughty
spoke about his new role as Cornwall Council's new Childrens'
Find out more information and watch the film.