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Local councils and voluntary sector welcome Localism Summit 2015

Representatives from more than 100 parish and town councils and voluntary groups took part in a jam packed Localism Summit this year at County Hall, Truro

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Cornwall Expo 2015 showcases key infrastructure projects taking place in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

With up to a billion pounds due to be invested in growing the economy of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly over the next five years, Cornwall Council and the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) are jointly staging Cornwall Expo 2015 to showcase some of the key projects which are currently being delivered to business and tourism industry leaders and to outline plans for the future.

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Cathedral catwalk to return with boutiques and brands of Truro

Truro Trend, the city’s annual fashion week, is returning to the high-street this October.

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An initiative to encourage and support businesses in Truro to become more energy aware has been launched by the city’s Business Improvement District (BID) team – Totally Truro.

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New business about to launch on board Truro boat

This week brothers Danny and Larry Watson signed a lease agreement with the owner of the former paddle steamer Compton Castle to open a café on board the vessel moored at Truro’s Lemon Quay,

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Santander gives support to HFC’s fundraising raffle

Hall For Cornwall was delighted to have Santander support the HFC Grand Raffle 2015 by providing match-funding for the project.

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Trafalgar Roundabout Leaves You Speechless

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Richard Budge, Head of Parks and Gardens for the City of Truro, has seeded part of Trafalgar roundabout in red poppies over which two quarter size Spitfires are flying.

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How have our 10 local Carbon Ambassadors got on in their first attempt at taking the Carbon Pledge Challenge

Ten local personalities, including the Bishop of Truro, have been taking part in a five month project to lower their carbon footprints. They have agreed to undertake two carbon reducing pledges each month (for 5 months) keeping notes of their successes and failures.

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A scent of summer in the city centre

Truro City Parks Department have been busy at work hanging baskets, preparing beds and planting beautiful displays in all corners of the City of Truro in recent weeks.

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For many businesses, heating and lighting costs are a major expense, especially with the annual energy price rises, whether you are on the mains gas network or have to rely on electric, LPG or Oil.

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Truro to benefit from high street regeneration programme

Truro announced as one of the latest towns across the UK to receive support from some of the UK’s biggest brands.

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Make your mark on history and Sign-A-Slate at Truro Cathedral

It’s not often you can literally sign, scribe or scribble your mark on history, but Truro Cathedral is giving you the opportunity to do just that, all in support of the Roof Appeal launched earlier this year.

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Leisure services review Soft market test 2015

The Council’s leisure assets and resources form part of the landscape of both indoor and outdoor facilities, providing opportunities for people to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle.

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Clare’s Cornish Kitchen shop and gallery opens in London’s Primrose Hill

One of Hall For Cornwall’s trustees, and a top UK caterer, Clare Latimer has just opened a Cornish shop in London to sell and promote the county’s produce and services.

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More than 27,000 people across Cornwall have experienced the wonder of orchestral music as part of a ground-breaking, immersive digital music project. Over the past five weeks, people of all ages and abilities have been composing, conducting, performing, exploring and learning all about orchestral music as part of the Philharmonia Orchestra’s iOrchestra project.

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Truro is declared as an ‘Air Quality Management Area’

Following a public consultation in early 2015, the Council has taken the steps required to formally declare Truro as an ‘Air Quality Management Area’ (AQMA).

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Truro East Park and Ride Construction Update

To enable the final phase of construction on the upgraded and realigned junction at Union Hill the existing permanent traffic signals will be replaced with temporary signals during the day from 4th July, therefore from Monday 6th July there will be changes to the temporary traffic management at the Union Hill junction at the east of Truro.

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10 local Carbon Ambassadors take Carbon Pledge Challenge

Ten local personalities, including the Bishop of Truro, have agreed to take part in a five month project to lower their carbon footprints. The aim of the Carbon Logic project is to show how possible it is to make a genuine impact on individual carbon consumption and thus on global issues like Climate Change.

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Philharmonia Orchestra is recognised for its pioneering digital audience development project in Plymouth, Torbay and Cornwall in 2014 and The Orchestra wins the ‘Audiences and Engagement’ Award for the third time in six years at the Royal Philharmonic Society Awards

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Hall For Cornwall puts out tender for upgrade of its Grade II* listed building

Hall For Cornwall has just gone out to tender for architects to put together proposals to carry out much needed development work to secure the future of the theatre.

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Park for £1.50 after 4pm in most Council Car Parks in Truro

Did you know that since March 2015 you can park on all days of the week within Truro, in a Council Car Park *, for £1.50 from 4pm until 12.30am.

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Truro BID members - Virtual Tour & Photography package

With the BID you will be able to purchase a Google Business View 360 tour at a reduced price....

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2:24am | 10th October 2015