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Defibrillator For Indian Queens Victory Hall

I was delighted on Friday to host yet another pub quiz at the Blue Anchor pub. A huge thank-you to everyone who came. Once again we had a great turn out, and all for a great cause to get a Defibrillator For Indian Queens Victory Hall. We raised £60 from the quiz but not only that the pub donated the money from their table top sale the weekend before which was. I know we still have a long way to go but whatever I or any of us can to help raise money and awareness for this great cause is always welcome. I am a trustee for the Victory Hall and was in agreement with the committee when we asked people what they would like to see at the hall and people overwhelmingly showed support for a defibrillator. With the playing field only a stone throw away and the hall being in s busy area it just made sense. There are around 120,000 victims of out of hospital sudden cardiac arrests annually in the UK. For every minute someone is in cardiac arrest without CPR and access to a defibrillator, their ch…

Climate Emergency

St. Enoder Parish Council (Along with many other local councils) recently received an email in regards to Cornwall Council declaring a climate emergency, and asking the parish council to act and to help combat climate change. As such St. Enoder Parish Council declared a climate emergency and set up a working group to work on ways both the parish council and the community can combat the impending crisis that is climate change. I was happy to second this motion as proposed by our Cornwall Councillor Dick Cole. Along with this I put my name forwards along with my other fellow Labour Parish Councillor (Mandy Gregory) to join the working group and to start work on fighting climate change. Both Cllr Gregory and I attended Labours Green Industrial Revolution at the Heartlands in Pool, where many enthusiastic debates took place over what can be done at a local level to combat climate change. I learnt a lot and will bring many of the ideas from the event to the working group to look at being …

My Letter In The Cornish Guardian from 18.07.18

I will be adding new posts here, but for now here is a look at my letter I wrote into the Cornish Guardian last year: 👇


When first mentioned hedges aren’t the most exciting thing. Unless you’re talking about topiary hedges, and even then I think most people will not pay much interest. Yet hedges are everywhere in Cornwall, they grow berries, house wildlife and give Cornwall its distinct image and countryside feel. They are great additions to our villages, towns and country sides. However for all their glory they can also be dangerous and a pain, as evident in some places in the lovely Parish of St. Enoder. And while it’s not exclusively a problem here, it is here I am Parish Councillor so it is here I will try to sort it. The hedges in numerous places are causing a hazard to residents, in one place a young girl was unlucky enough to have fallen off her bike due to the overgrowth, thankfully now since then the hedges have been cut back. Yet it shouldn’t take someone getting hurt to pus…