David Ekinsmyth

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The new council year.

by superadmin on 16 May, 2010

We start the new year on Illogan Parish Council from the Annual meeting on Wednesday 19th May 2010 and I hope some of you will come along to Penwartha Hall to join proceedings and support the new Chairman and Vice-Chairman who will be elected at that meeting. It will be an important year for the […]

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Getting back to work

by superadmin on 6 August, 2009

It has been a while since I posted a comment on the site. I have had to take a breather after the Cornwall Council election and the very disappointing personal result. I think we faced a number of particular difficulties in Camborne. So the bad news is I will not be able to contribute to […]

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Facebook

by superadmin on 29 April, 2009

I have created a new Group on Facebook titled  David Ekinsmyth for Camborne North. Please visit in when next on Facebook and don’t forget to specify me as a friend! For those getting used to Facebook this is proving an excellent way to keep in touch.

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The Budget

by superadmin on 23 April, 2009

I am very disappointed that the Budget presented by the Chancellor yesterday did not tackle many of the long term issues that it could have done. It cerainly did not do much for the hard pressed residents of Illogan whether they be young people, working/non-working families or pensioners. The local housing planning fiasco highlights the […]

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Camborne North Ward

by superadmin on 15 April, 2009

I am now actively campaigning in Camborne North Ward of Cornwall Council. This ward includes my home base of Tehidy, and extends into the Tuckingmill and Roskear areas of Camborne via Tolvaddon and Roscroggan. This is an area of differing needs and requires a strong advocate and hard worker to represent it. I aim to […]

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Parish Plan Household survey

by superadmin on 10 April, 2009

The survey will be delivered to every household in the parish. Illogan Churchtown, Illogan central, Tolvaddon, Tehidy, Park Bottom, some 3500 addresses. At least one response from each household would be ideal, but as many as qwe can get is probably more realistic. It looks long but the questions are really short and to the […]

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Government snoops on Facebook data!

by superadmin on 10 April, 2009

Now Labour wants to snoop on your Facebook activities Liberal Democrats have uncovered the Governments latest installment of ‘Big Brother’ society with plans to monitor activity on social networking sites. Home Office minister Vernon Coaker revealed the shocking proposals in a series of exchanges with Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesman Tom Brake. In the admission, […]

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23rd to 28th March Council Activity

by superadmin on 26 March, 2009

This week has seen a lot of interesting activity with the completion of the parish Plan survey (you should shortly see a copy on the Illogan Parish Council website) and the meeting of the Parish Plan and Unitary Authority Committee agreeing the method of delivery to all households in Illogan parish.  Our new litter contractor […]

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Update on issues

by superadmin on 17 March, 2009

Parish Plan   I am glad to say that the Household Survey has been drafted and agreed after much hard work by the Steering Group. Many thanks to Rachel Osborne of the Kerrier Regeneration team who has arranged the format and printing for us. The next stage will be to organise delivery to every household in […]

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ACTIVITY FOR WEEKS 9 – 13TH & 16 – 20TH MARCH

by superadmin on 17 March, 2009

The first of these weeks has been unusually quiet for the parish council. This is usually the case when our excellent clerk Sue Ballinger takes a well earned break! I did go to a well attended meeting of the Park Bottom action group where the matter of housing plans for the area was discussed. It […]

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