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Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014 13:49


The Latest Edition of the Signpost magazine is available

The winter edition of the Signpost magazine is available to download. This edition includes:

Local & Regional News, Funding & Opportunities, Training, Conferences & Events, Volunteer News, Social Enterprise, Children & Young People, Government Initiatives, Health Matters, Convergence

The magazine is available to download here (1.3 MB)

Reception Services Co-ordinator Vacancy at PCDT

6.5 hours/ 1 day per week (Wednesdays 9.00 – 4.00 non-negotiable) Salary: £15,135 (£2,623 pro rata)

An exciting opportunity to join a vibrant and caring community development trust and to provide an enhanced front line reception service for staff, volunteers, other building users and members of the public.

Are you confident and able to deal professionally with people from different backgrounds?

Do you have good IT and numeracy skills?

Have you had experience of delivering a front line service to the public?

Can you multi task, work under pressure and remain motivated?

Do you have comprehensive communication skills and a confident telephone manner?

If you can confidently answer yes to all the above then we would like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Tuesday 23rd December 2014. Interviews on: Thursday 8 January 2015.

An application form, job description & person specification, and advert letter are attached.

For further information and an application pack please call into The Penwith Centre, Parade Street, Penzance TR18 4BU. For an informal chat please contact Anne Oxley at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or telephone 01736 330988.


Penwith Landscape Partnership Board

A partnership of community groups and organisations called ‘First and Last – Penwith Landscape Partnership Board has come together and agreed a vision for the Penwith landscape:

The cliffs, fields, downs and moors of the Penwith peninsula combine to create a wild, ancient and mysterious landscape that is valued and celebrated by locals and visitors. The area is renowned for its unique combination of historic, cultural and natural assets with numerous national and international designations reflecting the significance of the landscape and its heritage.

Shaped by humans, with Bronze Age farmed landscapes visible today, farmers continue to play a key role in the stewardship of the Penwith landscape. The ancient field systems, on thin soils and buffeted by Atlantic winds, support viable farming that is sensitive to the valued landscape, heritage and biodiversity.


Their vision is a resilient living, working Penwith landscape where farming prospers while protecting natural resources, restoring habitat connectivity and enhancing the archaeological heritage; a landscape that is loved, enjoyed and supported by local communities and visitors.

Their aim is to work in partnership to support our living, working landscape. To view their promotional video, ‘First and Last’, visit


SITA Trust Cornwall - great news for Penwith!! New Landfill Sites Added

Following extensive research into Environment Agency Licensed Landfill Sites, SITA Cornwall Trust is delighted to announce two mothballed sites, which we will be able to use under the 10-mile rule. This will open up areas of Cornwall previously excluded from funding under the scheme, such as St Ives, Penzance and Newlyn. Please see the ‘Sites’ tab on their website for more information and to check your eligibility.

Healthwatch Cornwall’s November 2014 Newsletter

Healthwatch Cornwall’s latest newsletter is available to downloadHealthwatch Cornwall is the people’s champion of health and social care in Cornwall.