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Business Debtline

George recently met with Business Debtline, a charity-run service offering free impartial debt advice to small businesses and the self-employed.

Improving our Roads

The Government has announced further capital funding that will go to local councils in 2017/18 to improve the productivity of our local roads. George Eustice has welcomed news that road users will benefit from a dedicated pothole fund.

Mental Health Support for Local Schools

George Eustice has welcomed new measures to transform the way we approach and deal with mental health locally, so more children and young people receive support and care.

Christmas Card Competition 2016

As in previous years, George ran a competition with local primary schools to design his Christmas card. Seventeen schools entered, which is a record. Local children really rose to the challenge with some fabulous artwork. As always, the panel of judges had a very difficult task.

Cornwall Air Ambulance

Yesterday, George attended the All Party Parliamentary Group for Air Ambulances (APPGAA) Annual Reception at Westminster. He met with members of the team from Cornwall Air Ambulance, including Paula Martin (Chief Executive) and two trustees, Ian Brackenbury and Robert Cowie.

Railway Resilience

The Peninsula Rail Task Force launched its resilience report, "Closing the Gap", on 22nd November. Its initial priorities of greater resilience, faster journey times and more capacity and connectivity remain.

Carnegie Wave Hub Project

Last week, George attended the launch of Carnegie Wave Energy’s 15MW CETO Wave Hub project. Carnegie Wave Energy is a leading wave energy developer from Australia. It has been awarded a grant to support the first phase of its £60m commercial wave energy project at Wave Hub.

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre

George recently visited The Cove Macmillan Support Centre, which opened its doors for the first time on Monday 7th November. The Centre will be a wonderful addition to local cancer services, and will benefit patients and their families.

Meeting with NCS Volunteers

Recently George met a group of student volunteers from Camborne Science and International Academy. They were working with the National Citizen Service (NCS). George was able to see some of the wonderful work that they are doing.

Prospects

George Eustice MP recently spent time with jobseekers from across the constituency when he visited Prospects offices in Redruth.  George was keen to see the work being done to support people who are long-term unemployed, and those hoping to improve their career prospects.