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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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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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Week’s activities 23 – 28th February

by superadmin on 1 March, 2009

Not too much activity on the council this week.I attended the Transport and Planning Committee on Wednesday. This is a very important committee as it is the opportunity for the Parish Council to comment on planning applications before the District Council (until March 31st) make a decision on the plans submitted. This does give local […]

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Credit Crunch

by superadmin on 8 February, 2009

So who is feeling confident about their financial future at the moment. It is a fair bet that few of us in Illogan Parish are as we don’t have too many investment bankers or premiership footballers etc. Although I cannot pretend to fully understand the complexities of the financial instruments bought and sold by the […]

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Weeks activities 9 – 13th February

by superadmin on 8 February, 2009

For those who are interested I will keep a log of the activities of the Parish Council , and in particular those committees I am working on. Last week I attended a meeting of the Council Leaders of Camborne,Redruth, Carne Brea and Illogan. These were started as a response to the amount of housing proposed […]

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