Friday, 5 December 2014

Cancellation of December Committee Meeting.

There will be no meeting of the Chamber Committee during December due to the pressure of other commitments including delivery of the Town Centre Xmas Campaign..  The next meeting is scheduled for Tue 6 Jan 2015.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Funding for studies and coastal defence work in Mounts Bay.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg visited Penzance today and used the opportunity to  announce cash for a study into building an offshore sea defences in Mount's Bay. £150,000 has been allocated  to perform an options review into a breakwater, a project MP Andrew George has been canvassing support for in Govt.  See Cornishman news item here.

The announcement comes as the Government announces £2.7 billion for schemes to reduce flood risk to approximately 500,000 homes. The details of flood defence projects have been published by the Government in its "Programme of Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Schemes"  (see Excel spread sheet accompanying press release here).  

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Mounts Bay Trading, Causewayhead, Penzance have a particularly eye catching Xmas display - well done.

Sound Penzance wins National Best Bar None Award.

On Wednesday, November 26, the management team from Sound Nightclub, Penzance, accompanied by MP Andrew George, attended the national awards ceremony at the House of Lords in London to be presented with the top award. 

The National assessors felt Sound were set apart from the competition by the way in which they demonstrated working with the community.

The management team from Sound said: “We feel that it is important for the licensed trade to operate safe premises in Cornwall, but we also feel that as a business it is important to be at the heart of the community – National Best Bar None supported our work with the community such as environmental clean ups, hosting of Street Pastors within our premises, fund raising for and hosting of a community defibrillator, as well as hosting training events and working closely with schools in the area”. 

Sound has been the winner for Cornwall Best Bar None for the last two years. 

Read more in the Falmouth Packet here