Stakeholders are invited to comment on the outline Draft Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2020-2030
Make sure the sector’s views are heard in the Government’s consultation on Preventable Ill Health.
Summer holiday safety and activity information – stay safe online, in the sun, and in the sea, and find out where you can have fun. Also, the Max Card, for families with a disabled child.
Find out more about the government’s proposals to reduce ill-health related job loss (including extending sick pay eligibility) and have your say in their consultation.
Mental Health has become a hot topic in the Tory leadership contest with Boris Johnson offering a solution to the increasing number of cases of mental ill health.
Ensuring that you get the right care from the NHS if you are ill or injured, and helping the medical staff to treat those who need more specialist care as soon as they can.
The Local Government Ombudsman has issued a statement requiring councils to improve access for people with hidden disabilities. Is this something your organisation needs to consider?
Make sure you’re informed about the Community Governance Review, and have your say on Cornwall Council’s climate change policy, and adult advocacy services.
Cornwall Council has set up a new multi-disciplinary team to offer all-round support for foster families and children who are being fostered.
The Rural Services Network is urging supporters to sign a petition asking for Government to set up a Rural Strategy post-Brexit. Find out why, and put your name on it if you agree.
Health news: reducing A&E admissions due to alcohol, continuing healthcare funding, GP numbers falling, STIs rising, food allergies, dementia risks, care home dental care, and hygiene.
If you are based, or operate, in the Saltash Area, make sure you get involved with the #Saltash Neighbourhood Plan, which is open for consultation for 8 weeks. #neighbourhoodplanning
Light pollution is less talked-about than plastic pollution, but too much external lighting makes it harder to see the stars, as well as affecting wildlife. What action can you take?
News around disabilities – changes to blue badge eligibility, now including hidden disabilities, public toilets report, and map, and voting when you’re blind (plus iSight Cornwall newsletter).
How does the Government measure poverty? Who counts, and who doesn’t? A new way of counting has been produced, and different people are ‘in’ now – find out more.
Six multi-agency Local Family Partnerships are being set up across Cornwall, to improve outcomes for children, young people and families. They’re looking for local representatives from the VCSE sector – could it be you?
Help influence Cornwall’s Homelessness Strategy – have your say as Cornwall Council updates the strategy in the light of legislative and other changes.
When is a hedge not a hedge? When it’s a Cornish hedge! And ours aren’t protected by law in the way that a traditional hedge is, so they’re disappearing. Find out what’s being done to protect them.
The Government is holding a consultation on Social Investment Tax Relief. If your organisation has views on this, please take this opportunity to inform the future of the scheme.