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Scott Mann sees Bodmin shuttle service as key in railway link restoration

The reversal of the railway infrastructure cuts made in the 1960s by Dr Beeching has been a subject of contention for some years. Here’s a report on this site suggesting […]

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Government to try to reverse some of Beeching’s axe

Pardon me for being a wee bit excited, though I suspect that once again, the south-west will not benefit as the government focuses on fulfilling its promises to the north. […]

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Councillors meet with Scott Mann re overnight medical care at Stratton

Councillor Peter La Broy has issued a statement about the Stratton Treatment Centre overnight service on his Facebook page. He explains: David Parsons and I travelled to Truro this morning […]

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New Year message from Scott Mann, MP

The unexpected winter election already seems like a long time ago, and it was good to be back in North Cornwall for Christmas after a hectic week in Parliament. I […]

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Post-election message from Scott Mann

It is a real honour and a privilege for me to be writing to you as Member of Parliament for North Cornwall after being elected for the third time. I […]

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Post-election message from LibDem Danny

I will put the many questions you have asked for Scott Mann, so thank you for being engaged. Answers reported when I get them. Meanwhile, the defeated LibDem candidate, Danny […]

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Issues for Scott Mann now he’s back in power

Well, the election is over and whatever your views, it was a resounding victory for the Conservatives, including Scott Mann, MP for North Cornwall. He wrote on his Facebook page: […]

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Tom O’Sullivan elected for Bude Ward

Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes* Elected CORRIGAN-TURNER Lorraine May Liberal Democrats 1,093 O`SULLIVAN Tom Local Vet 1,406 ELECTED RICHENS Patricia Margaret Labour Party 282 Electorate: 4,166 […]

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Scott Mann wins in Tory victory

This morning, the UK map is looking blue, as Boris Johnson’s promise to ‘Get Brexit Done’ (it will still take years) dismantled the Labour vote in the traditional heartlands, aided […]

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The social care system is not fit for purpose says Alzheimer’s South West

The UK’s broken social care system is not fit for purpose. As polling day approaches, Marion Child Alzheimer’s Society Head of Region (South West) outlines why the next government must make reforming it […]

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Tom O’Sullivan, candidate for Bude-Stratton Town Council

Thank you Bude & Beyond Community Website for giving me the opportunity to post about being a candidate for Bude-Stratton Town Council on Thursday. My name is Tom O’Sullivan, I […]

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Town Council Election – Meet Lorraine Corrigan-Turner

Please note, this facility is open to all candidates, so hopefully, they will join in with this free opportunity to tell the local electorate a little about themselves. I am […]

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Odds of success in N Cornwall election seat

Well, I’ve had my first ever look at a betting site, and could not make head nor tail of the odds for the General Election. It seems that for North […]

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Election of councillor for Bude ward

It’s a big day on Thursday 12th December, as not only is it the General Election, but there is also an election for the role of Town Councillor for Bude-Stratton […]

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Bude’s eco-hustings – where was Scott?

Last night was the Bude Eco-hustings event at the Falcon, organised by Climate Action Bude. Around 125 people attended. Scott Mann (Conservative) did not attend, but Danny Chambers (Lib Dem) […]

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