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  • Vince Cable with Lib Dem volunteers at Pool Innovation Centre
    Article: Sep 8, 2014

    Lib Dem Business Secretary Vince Cable was at Pool Innovation Centre on Thursday to announce 20 new technology jobs at Headforwards, Cornwall's fastest growing technology start up.

    Headforwards, a three year old outsourcing company has won a global contract with NTT communications, that will increase their headcount to nearly 60.

  • David & Julia at Illogan Park
    Article: Jul 13, 2014

    Liberal Democrat David Ekinsmyth was elected Cornwall Councillor for the Illogan Division on Thursday, in a hotly fought contest widely seen as a warm up to the general election in the Camborne Redruth seat next May.

    David fought his campaign on local issues including a major road safety survey and the return of Illogan Park from Cornwall Council to local control.

  • Julia Goldsworthy
    Article: Jul 6, 2014

    Cornwall will get to set the criteria and make decisions on how its Euro funding is spent as part of a wider £48 m "growth deal" announced by the government.

    Concerns had been raised by Julia Goldsworthy and the business community in Cornwall that government was seeking to centralise the decision making process.

  • First Great Western's Night Riviera sleeper service will be upgraded
    Article: Jul 6, 2014

    Julia Goldsworthy, Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has warmly welcomed £146m investment in Cornish rail infrastructure announced by the coalition Government.

    The investment will overhaul the sleeper service, build a new train care centre at Long Rock, near Penzance and improve signalling that will help reduce journey times to and from Cornwall. But after last winter's storms left Cornwall cut off by rail, the case for an alternative additional line remains, and Julia has renewed her calls for the government to sign up to the plans.

  • David meets with Jeremy Rowe, Cabinet Member for Localism and Devolution at Cornwall Council in a bid to break the deadlock over Illogan Park
    Article: Jul 4, 2014

    David Ekinsmyth, long standing Illogan parish councillor has warmly welcomed news that Cornwall Council have agreed to transfer the leasehold of Illogan Park Sports Ground to Illogan Parish Council.

    David, who has led efforts to persuade Cornwall Council to give the park back to local people recently met with Jeremy Rowe, Cabinet Member for Devolution and Localism in a bid to cut through the red tape that was holding the transfer up. It seems the meeting was successful.

  • Julia Goldsworthy
    Article: Jun 16, 2014

    Many things make Cornwall unique - our rich cultural heritage, peripheral geography, and economic deprivation are self-evident to anyone taking the slightest interest in our affairs. Yet the overpowering urge in Whitehall to make us conform to what suits their convenience rather than our best interests is threatening to strike once again.

  • David Ekinsmyth
    Article: Jun 8, 2014

    David Ekinsmyth has been chosen as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Illogan - Cornwall Council by-election on July 10th.

    David is Commodore of the 'Blind at Sea Charity' and is well known for his work as an Illogan parish councillor for the past 7 years. Over that time, he has worked hard to protect Illogan from inappropriate developments (such as that proposed at Spar Lane) whilst promoting the parish as the 'green lungs' of the Camborne area.

  • Julia discusses her online survey with business people at Pool Innovation Centre
    Article: May 20, 2014

    Julia Goldsworthy, Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has launched an online business survey to find out how Cornwall's businesses are faring as we begin to climb out of the recession.

    During a recent visit to Pool Innovation Centre, Julia and Lib Dem Treasury Minister Danny Alexander met with local business people to discuss what government can do to help their businesses succeed and grow.