Future of Local Government discussed at St Agnes and Perranporth Community Network Panel

Residents of Crantock, Cubert, Perranzabuloe, St Agnes, St Allen and St Newlyn East, are invited to attend the next St Agnes and Perranporth Community Network Panel on Thursday, February 13 and hear about local matters.

Cornwall Council’s portfolio holder for Climate Change and Neighbourhoods, Edwina Hannaford, will be giving a presentation on ‘What the future holds for local government in Cornwall’. There will also be an update on year one highways schemes, and progress regarding year two expressions of interest in the network area.

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The meeting will take place between 6.30pm and 8.30pm at Perranzabuloe Parish Rooms, Chyanhale, Ponsmere Valley, Perranporth, TR6 0DB on Thursday, February 13.

Community Network Panel chairman, Cllr Ken Yeo, said: “All local residents are invited to attend the meeting - it is your opportunity to meet your Cornwall councillors and your parish council representatives.”

“The meeting on Thursday provides you with an invaluable opportunity to hear from Cornwall Council’s portfolio holder for Climate Change and Neighbourhoods. In addition, you can find out about what’s going on locally and how your representatives address matters that have been brought to their attention. As a panel we encourage input from the residents who attend the meeting.”

The St Agnes and Perranporth Community Network Panel meets regularly to discuss matters that affect the local community and to agree priorities that can be delivered by Cornwall Council and other partner agencies.
Topics that have featured regularly on the agenda include updates on the Saints Trail scheme and the provision of school places in both primary and secondary education affecting pupils within the network area.

Topics likely to be discussed at future meetings will include climate change action, and the provision of adult social care.

More information about the community network panels and dates for future meetings can be found on the Cornwall Council Community Networks webpage.

Story posted on February 10, 2020