Transition Penwith is an initiative that works to engage all sectors of the local community in addressing the issues which arise from Energy, Economics and the Environment.

Urgent Fight to Save the NHS in Cornwall

Time: 
4 March 2017 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Penzance and Truro

To coincide with a massive national rally in London [supported by the British Medical Assoc (BMA), Royal College of Nurses (RCN), National Pensioners Convention, UNISON, UNITE other unions and organisations] Cornwall is having its own rally!

SATURDAY 4th MARCH PENZANCE AND TRURO

PENZANCE 12:00 noon at Humphrey Davy Statue then walk to the station (13:00 train to Truro arrive 13:39pm)

TRURO Assemble on Lemon Quay 14:00 leave at 14:15 to walk to Cathedral Square for the Rally.

OUR NHS: NO CUTS / NO CLOSURES / NO PRIVATISATION

join the demonstration to demand more money for the NHS and social care. please bring placards etc. if you can.

NO cuts in local services / NO closures of community hospitals

The demonstration is organised by Cornwall Keep Our National Health Service Public (KONP), supported by West Cornwall Health Watch (WCHW) and 38 Degrees Penzance Group.

March for a fully funded, publicly owned, NHS and social care service no cuts, no closures, no privatisation end the pay restraint for NHS staff

A Bus Spider Map for Penzance?

Penzance Bus Spider MapPenzance Bus Spider MapWe need to make buses easier to use and services easier to understand. So-called “spider maps” are now in use elsewhere in the country. They make bus routes easier to understand and bus stops easier to find. This is a first draft of what such a map for Penzance and district might look like. It’s consistent with First Kernow’s main services for Winter 2016/17.

Hayle Hub Event: Food in Friendship

Time: 
7 February 2017 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
The Cornish Arms, 86 Commercial Road, Hayle TR27 4DX

Transition Penwith's Hayle Hub warmly invites you to a meeting on Tuesday, 7th February, at 7.30 pm in The Cornish Arms, where we will be looking at various ways to become more self-sufficient and eco-friendly where food is concerned. The meeting is a part of our function as a focus of sustainable living in the Hayle area, (http://www.transitionpenwith.org.uk/hubs/hayle), and builds on the success of the Free Lunch back in October, where a team of volunteers produced an organic meal from donations by local producers for 70 folk, in the freely rented Hayle Day Care Centre, with ages ranging from 5 to 70+. Surely community at its best?
At our last meeting in December, we discussed various ideas of what we could do next…growing our own food in pots around town, a community orchard, involving the schools, or even sharing seedlings? And this meeting is the next step where we hope to decide on what is possible. This of course depends on turning enthusiasm into action!

Cornwall Council Site Allocations Development Plan Document

Penzance and Newlyn site allocationsPenzance and Newlyn site allocationsCornwall Council is currently undertaking a public consultation on the emerging Cornwall Site Allocations Development Plan Document (Allocations DPD). This is a document that sets out a strategy for the future development of 10 towns and two Eco Community sites within Cornwall. The document identifies locations for future housing and commercial growth, as well as setting out a strategy for future infrastructure provision.

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