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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 mediarelations@cornwall.gov.uk / 01872 324447.

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.    

    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.   

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.  

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.   

   This film has been made by Newquay Treviglas Community College students and is part of the Newquay Safe training pack.  

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.

A personal budget is money we give you to organise and buy your own care and support.  We call this 'self directing your support'. Here is a film where people tell us how they manage their personal budgets.   

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 involved.

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.

The 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 work begins.   

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.   

Cornwall Council is joining forces with the four Cornish credit unions to cut down on the number of local people falling prey to loan sharks. Watch the film that explains how credit unions work and why there is a fresh impetus on their scope.

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 elderly residents. Watch the highlights from the day and interviews with organisers.

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.

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.  

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.

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.

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 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.

Staff at Cornwall Council are getting a glimpse into the future this week with the arrival in Cornwall of a state of the art electric car. Watch council Leader Alec Roberston test drive one of the cars in this film.

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 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.   

Highlights from the press conference at which Trevor Doughty spoke about his new role as Cornwall Council's new Childrens' Director.  Find out more information and watch the film.

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