The Cornwall young people want

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We asked some young people in Cornwall whether they see themselves living here in ten year's time. It was clear that they all had a lot of affection for Cornwall but there were some concerns over issues like employment, would they be able to get a job here that matches their talents and aspirations? Another concern was about being paid a living wage, as well as the availability of affordable housing.

What do you think are the issues facing young people in Cornwall? if you are a young person (aged 13-25) what are your thoughts, hopes and concerns? Do you see yourself living in Cornwall in ten year's time?

We asked some young people in Cornwall whether they see themselves living here in ten year's time. It was clear that they all had a lot of affection for Cornwall but there were some concerns over issues like employment, would they be able to get a job here that matches their talents and aspirations? Another concern was about being paid a living wage, as well as the availability of affordable housing.

What do you think are the issues facing young people in Cornwall? if you are a young person (aged 13-25) what are your thoughts, hopes and concerns? Do you see yourself living in Cornwall in ten year's time?

Draw a picture or write up to 300 words about the Cornwall you want

We want to see your drawings or read your description of the Cornwall you'd like to see in 2050.

To help with your ideas  imagine yourself living in Cornwall 30 years in the future… 

What kind of home would you live in, what sort of job would you have and how would you travel to work? 

What would you do in your free time? 

What would you like the planet to look like in the future?


Upload a photo of your picture or share your words and 4 winners (aged between 5 and 11 will each receive a £25 book token.

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    Hidden Disabilities

    by Peggy , 16 days ago
    I am partially Deaf, I am totally deaf in my left Ear and wear an hearing aid in my right ear. I look perfectly normal as people would say they can not see my hearing aid and if someone speaks to me especially if there is a lot of noise going on they become very rude and I have been barged past and told to tone my voice down when on my phone as I do not realise I am speaking loud. I feel that more should be done for disabilities in Cornwall due to working with adults with disabilities... Continue reading

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