World Parkinson's Day 2019

I’m proud to be supporting World Parkinson’s Day on the 11th April. Parkinson’s is a serious neurological condition in which 2 people in the space of an hour will be diagnosed in the UK.

St Mabyn Post Office

I have been aware for some time that the St Mabyn Post Office branch is currently considering moving its site from the current location to St Mabyn Community Shop, Wadebridge Road, St Mabyn, Bodmin, PL30 3BG.

Parish and Town Council Reviews

The first review of parish and town councils across Cornwall since the 1970s is now taking place.

The review was prompted after a review of Cornwall Council’s electoral arrangements by the Boundary Commission made changes affecting 29 parishes.

National Autistic Society in Bodmin

I’m pleased to share that there is a free event happening this week in Bodmin hosted by the National Autistic Society. The event is to discuss various Autism related issues such as awareness and acceptance in addition to a talk to support Bodmin's Autism Friendly Town Development.

Memory Matters workshops

I’m delighted to share the new Memory Matters Workshops that are being funded by the Big Lottery here in Cornwall.

Support for Earth Hour

I've joined over 100 MPs who showed their support for Earth Hour in Parliament to send the message that it is unacceptable to sit back and watch the destruction of nature

wAVE Funding

‘The wAVE’ (AVE = Augmented & Virtual Experiences) project is set to receive £698,596.00 in government funding under the Coastal Communities Fund.

Sandymouth Beach clean up

It was great to take part in a community beach clean at Sandymouth Beach in Bude.
The event was hosted by the Pennon Group as part of the ‘Great British Spring Clean’ campaign organised by Keep Britain Tidy in partnership with the Daily Mail.

Bodmin's new school

I am delighted to see reports that the Secretary of State for Education has approved Cornwall Council’s bid to establish a new special free school.

Scott meets David Attenborough

It was an honour to meet David Attenborough last week. I took the opportunity to let him know about the amazing impact Blue Planet II had on North Cornwall's kids.