1. Liberal Democrats fight for those with disabilities

    Liberal Democrats to try to kill Government’s bill to restrict disability benefits The Liberal Democrats have tabled a motion in the House of Lords to kill a Government bill that will severely restrict disability benefits. It follows a written statement to the House of Commons by Conservative disability minister Penny...
  2. Call for increased NHS funding at Cornwall Council

    Councillors are calling on Cornwall Council to demand that the Government gives the  funds needed to ensure that the NHS in Cornwall is properly funded. A motion going before the Full Council on 21st February calls on Cornwall Council to demand that the Government meet the £277m shortfall in funding...
  3. Why stand in Liskeard East

    The  ongoing lack of inward investment and economic regeneration to South East Cornwall threatens the viability of the town and the wider area. Increasing parking charges, and now the threat of 24 hour charging, will mean a further drift of shoppers away from the town centre and added roadside parking...
  4. A New Year – A New Challenge

    This has been a very interesting and a very busy year.  Im afraid that my website has been shamefully neglected whilst I have been a multiple visitor each day to Facebook. I suppose Facebook is more immediate and enables proactive contact with a wide range of people. It is a...
  5. Man Engine in Minions

    Well only another 8 days and the Man Engine will be with us. It has been hard work but great fun putting together the programme to make the Man Engines visit a true celebration of the tenth anniversary of the World Heritage Site for Cornish Mining designation. I must remember...
  6. Man Engine update

    Preparations for the Man Engines visit to Minions continue. We have had a few people volunteer as marshals for the event and members of the Caradon Heritage Partnership will also be helping. If anyone else would like to join us please send me an email
  7. Man Engine in Minions

    This summers most exciting event wil be the travels of the Man Engine, built to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the achievement of World Heritage Site status for Cornish Mining through Cornwall. This amazing robot/puppet which transforms, when encouraged by song, to a full 40ft in height will be visiting...
  8. Such a long time

    Yes it is a long time since a posted anything to my website. The last time I was wondering what the year might bring and it has been eventful.  The General Election came and saw the Liberal Democrats reduced by a huge number in Parliament. As expected really – we...
  9. What will the year hold.

    I cant believe that it is so long since I wrote anything on here. In self defence I must say that the amount of work required to get the St Cleer Neighbourhood Development Plan finished and ready to submit to Cornwall Council was huge. At times it seemed to take...
  10. Future of St Cleer and Cornwall

    The month has been busy so far both locally and in Truro. I was much involved in the Charter Fair in Liskeard which ran during Carnival week to add interest to the programme run by the LIons. Walks were run by various member groups of the Caradon Heritage Partnership around...