News items around domestic abuse, with a campaign to equip frontline public sector staff to recognise domestic abuse, plus funding increases for rape victims, and a call for case studies.
Miscellaneous useful information: ONS population figures, localism recognition, apprenticeships, how to change your mobile phone provider, and free organisation resources.
If you live or work in or around Truro, you might be interested in the proposed Langarth Garden Village, Find out more, and give your views.
Government consultations around Motability, pets, early years, youth services and family life, sport and smart meters – plus Cornwall Council consultations on Adult Direct Payments, dogs on beaches and planning.
Cornwall Council have launched a new webpage & leaflet offering ‘helping hand’ information, under various categories. Feedback welcomed.
Winter is coming – find out more about flu vaccinations, gritting, keeping warm and well, and free energy advice sessions for your group.
Disability news roundup – accessibility for transport, events and shopping, violent hate crime, dyslexia and #JustAskDontGrab
Voting – how, who, and when. Make sure you, and those you work with, know how to exercise your democratic rights.
Find out the value of, and challenges facing, the voluntary sector in Cornwall – and learn what VSF is doing to support the sector.
Have your say on the NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group draft mental health strategy – by 21 November.
Community Led Local Development has put out a call for Workspace and Natural & Heritage Assets Projects funded under the ERDF and ESF. Deadline 22 November.
Funding opportunities for community safety, tackling poverty, healthy ageing, road safety, working with marginalised and excluded groups, and disadvantaged and disabled children.
Have your say on the final draft of the Cornwall Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy – deadline for responses 5 November.
Environment news – UK wildlife in danger, just 20 firms behind 33% of carbon emissions, Environment Bill in Queen’s Speech, Heritage Declares for climate change, and reporting flytipping.
Inclusion Cornwall’s Village Works project is seeking people to ‘tell the story’. Tenders invited for the communications aspect of the project by 5 November.
Inclusion Cornwall, disAbility Cornwall, Jobcentre Plus and Kernow Credit Union are launching Village Works, in Helston, Camelford and Bude areas, helping jobless people into work.
News around crime – Child criminal exploitation & County Lines, more tasers for police, ex-offenders campaign plus Universal Credit guidance, life in prison blog and sentencing changes.
Housing and homelessness – statistics and an interactive tool around homelessness, loans to help renovate empty properties, waste collection survey and figures around housing risk.
Reduced bus fares promised with a Government subsidy, making buses more affordable, and an eco-friendly option that everyone can sue.