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1757/1822 | Submarine forest of Mounts Bay noted by Rev W Borlase, hazel, and to a smaller extent of alder, elm and oak

So far back as the year 1757 the submarine forest of Mounts Bay was 
noted by the Rev. W. Borlase, and was subsequently described by Dr. Boase 
in the year 1822. The latter represents it as buried beneath deposits 
of sand and gravel, the removal of which by the sea is constantly laying 
it bare the outward prolongation of the vegetable bed extending beneath 
the sea. Between Penzance and Newlyn he notes a bed of vegetable 

1 See W. A. E. Ussher on ' The Recent Geology of Cornwall ' (articles reprinted from the Geol. 
Mag.), 1879 > anc * the Post-Tertiary Geology of Cornwall (printed for private circulation), 1879.
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190731 | Poultry on the Up!

190801 | Remembering Cunaide | Hayle Pump

Remembering Cunaide

Remembering Cunaide

At some point in the 5th century there was an individual of such high-status, so respected and well thought of, that when they sadly passed away, the normal burial or cremation with little structure to it, such as a mound of earth, was not going to suffice.  read more »

190606 | 24b Renewal of existing dogs on beaches restrictions to come into effect from April/May 2020

24 CLERK’S REPORT/CORRESPONDENCE/CONSULTATIONS/MEETINGS/INCIDENTALS

b) Consultations

a) Correspondence

(i) To consider the correspondence from the Public Protection Department of Cornwall Council seeking views on Public Spaces Protection Orders:
Renewal of existing dogs on beaches restrictions to come into effect from April/May 2020  read more »

190727 | Major development at Hayle harbour takes step forward

Artist impression elevations for the proposed development of South Quay in Hayle harbour
Cornwall Council hopes that its involvement in the development at Hayle Harbour, as seen in this artist's impression, will help provide 600 homes and 600 jobs

Major development at Hayle harbour takes step forward

Major development at Hayle harbour takes step forward

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 2:52pm 26th July 2019. (Updated at 10:54pm 26th July 2019)

By Richard Whitehouse, Local Democracy Reporter  read more »

190726 | Carland Cross - Lifton Down | Special traffic officers to patrol Cornwall's roads

 

Special traffic officers to patrol Cornwall's roads

Special traffic officers to patrol Cornwall's roads

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 7:00am 28th July 2019. (Updated at 1:40pm 28th July 2019)

Special traffic officers are going to patrol the A30 in Cornwall over the summer holidays.

Highways England says the patrols are to help holiday makers and roads users on the Duchy's main trunk road.  read more »

190606 | 17.a Railway Timetable, lack of regular stops at Hayle Station

17 TO DISCUSS MATTERS RAISED DURING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION 16 MAY 2019  read more »

Council Corner | August & September 2019

Council Corner       

August & September 2019

New Councillor                                             

In May Councillor Trevor Harding joined the council, representing South Ward. We welcome Trevor to the team and his co-option appointment means that we now have a full complement of members. His and all councillors’ contact details are listed on the council’s website page.  read more »

190606 | 18 Presentation from Neil Farrington of Community Energy Plus (CEP), Regarding Tidal Range Generation

18 TO RECEIVE A PRESENTATION FROM NEIL FARRINGTON OF COMMUNITY ENERGY PLUS (CEP), REGARDING TIDAL RANGE GENERATION

The mayor welcomed Neil Farrington to the meeting and he in turn introduced his colleagues Steve Jermy, of James Fisher Marine (formerly Mojo Marine) and Graeme Hunt, of CEP, who would soon be taking over from Neil’s current role of Project  Development  Officer.  Neil explained that he would soon be leaving CEP altogether but that he would still be working on this project but working in Hayle from the Renewable Energy Hub on North Quay.  read more »

190724 | National Explosives Factory protected on advice from Historic England

View from inside the remains of the former nitric acid factory to its chimney (the chimney is listed at Grade II).Copyright Historic England (Samantha Barnes)
An embanked enclosure, or traverse, which would have contained a timber cartridging hut. Copyright Historic England (Samantha Barnes)
Building platforms on the summit of New Nitro Hill where nitroglycerine was made. This was the ‘danger’ area of the factory.
One of four surviving roofless structures thought to be the earliest known surviving group of mass-concrete magazines, dating to the 1890s.
One of four surviving roofless structures thought to be the earliest known surviving group of mass-concrete magazines, dating to the 1890s.
An aerial view of the remains of the factory
National Explosives Factory protected on advice from Historic England - Falmouth Packet - National Explosives Factory protected on advice from Historic England  Falmouth Packet

A National Explosives Factory in west Cornwall has been given protected status by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, on the advice of Historic ...  read more »

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