Sunday, 23 November 2008

Empty homes in Penwith

Penwith has 462 empty homes, according to statistics (2007) from the Empty Homes Agency. Properties owned by private landlords account for 409 and the rest are owned by housing associations. 239 have been empty for more than six months.

The agency says that Cornwall has a total of 6280 empty homes. ...more>

Friday, 21 November 2008

Wednesday, 19 November 2008

BNP Members: the far right map of Britain

BNP Members: interactive map

BNP in Cornwall

According to the BNP's membership list, the party has 41 members in Cornwall - in North Cornwall and in Truro, Camborne/Redruth, Hayle, Penzance, Marazion and Falmouth...

Police officers among BNP members listed on web


Monday, 17 November 2008

Dogs on beaches 8

Out of season the beaches in St Ives are becoming canine latrines. But why should dog owners bother finding a more suitable place when there's the whole of Porthmeor available? Perhaps Penwith should erect notices reserving the use of the beaches for dogs and their owners, allowing the rest of us access only at certain times of day.

Island path needs attention

The footpath at the back of the Island needs urgent attention. After rain, several sections flood and become impassable because of rainwater or mud. So people climb onto the sides - quite risky on the seaward side -wearing them down and thus extending the area of mud. The other day I saw an elderly woman standing on the flooded path ankle deep in water and looking lost.