Source: Cornwall – a developers paradise?, 16 Feb 2017
Unfortunately, the unavoidable fact is that in Cornwall our countryside is being built on at a faster rate (almost twice as fast since 2010) than east of the Tamar. No amount of fiddling with the figures alters that.
Source: Cornwall – a developers’ paradise? The letter the West Briton didn’t print
Source: CoSERGinfo, 13 Feb 2017
Last weeks planning report cited the Home Choice Register to justify the housing proposals. The Housing needs evidence indicates: a high level of housing need in this locality which more than adequately justifies the type and mix of housing sought. The Cornwall housing register, known as Cornwall Homechoice, has 1,475 applicants in housing need, meeting […]
via Housing need exaggerated again!!!! — coserginfo
Source: Cornish Stuff, 14 Feb 2017
“We believe that, Green, Labour, Liberal Democrat or Mebyon Kernow voters, have more in common with each other, than they have with the neo-liberal policies of the Conservatives”
via Game Changer? What you’ve been waiting for? The Progressive Alliance for Cornwall launches to defeat Tories — Cornish Stuff
From ‘It’s Our Cornwall’ Hong Kong Cornwall Square, Redruth (will that really be the address??) is an intriguing design. But there doesn’t appear to be any affordable housing, let alone social housing. So who’s it being built for? And why will it be a gated community? Gentrification? Colonisation? Or both? And how does it fit, […]
via Hong Kong Square? — coserginfo
Source: CornishStuff, 2 December 2016
Cornwall now has an overarching strategy for the environment
Cornwall now has an overarching strategy for the environment – A first of its kind, the strategy is a 50 year plan of environmental growth and is focused on helping nature to do more for us.
Launched this morning by Cllr Edwina Hannaford, Cornwall Council’s Portfolio Holder for Planning and Environment Strategy at the CIOS Local Nature Partnership Annual Conference, Cornwall’s ‘Environmental Growth Strategy’ will aim to encourage businesses, communities and individuals to work together to increase the environmental, social and economic prosperity in Cornwall.
More here…. Launched Today: 50 year Plan of “Environmental Growth” for Cornwall
Last week, John Pollard, the Leader of Cornwall Council commented on the adoption of the Local Plan. It was stated. Pollard agreed there would be a lot of opposition to the plan : “We need to be clear that the Local Plan is not just about housing. Yes, we’ve agreed on 52,000 but there was […]
via Over 8.5% of Cornwall is built up! — coserginfo