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Penzance breakwater – a firm step forward

Andrew George MP and Jonathan Burnett at Penzance seafront Comments and suggestions welcome Local MP Andrew George, has called on Penzance Harbour and seafront users, stakeholders, mariners and local residents to bring forward their comments, suggestions and concerns as the consultants who have been commissioned to commence the scoping work for Penzance breakwater complete their […]

Penzance offshore breakwater takes important step forward

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George MP, has welcomed the Government announcement of £150,000 funding towards an Options Appraisal and Business Case Review for a proposed Penzance offshore breakwater. Mr George welcomed the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg to Penzance Harbour today to discuss the project with the Project Team which Mr George established earlier this […]

Government transport investments welcome, as far as they go – George

The Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin, will confirm the go ahead of important harbour improvements on St Mary’s and at Penzance and announce £1.8 million funding for the resurfacing St Mary’s roads when he visits West Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly on Wednesday 13th August, according to local MP Andrew George. The […]

George welcomes Transport Secretary visit

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has welcomed the Secretary of State for Transport, Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin’s visit to West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly later this week. Mr George said: “I am pleased that the Secretary of State will visit the constituency this week. I have however, raised many issues with the Transport Secretary […]

Approved funding for Jubilee Pool “No more than Penzance deserves” – George

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has welcomed the announcement that Cornwall’s bid for £1.95m to carry out improvements to the Jubilee Pool in Penzance has been approved by the Government – this will enable the repairing of the West Cornwall Pool and secure its long term future. Mr George, who has set up a Working […]

George delegation to discuss offshore breakwater and rail investment bid with Government Ministers

A delegation led by West Cornwall MP, Andrew George will meet with Minister for Transport, Baroness Kramer and Environment Minister, Dan Rogerson MP at The Department of Transport today to seek Government support for an offshore breakwater and also for a new Train Care Centre in Penzance. Mr George will be joined by Jonathan Burnett, […]

Offshore breakwater is “highest priority” for Penzance regeneration

A group of councillors, harbour user representatives and business leaders have agreed that the construction of effective offshore protection for Penzance is now the highest priority for the town and for future opportunities for economic regeneration. At a meeting called and chaired by local MP, Andrew George, on Friday afternoon at St John’s Hall, Penzance, […]

Speak with one voice to secure Penzance seafront regeneration

The West Cornwall MP who has called on Ministers to get behind plans for better coastal protection and regeneration for Penzance seafront is urging the local community to “speak with one voice” when seeking the support of Government. Mr George called together a group of over 30 local stakeholders in January to advance the case […]