Removal of Recycling Banks from Tintagel


Removal of Recycling Banks from Tintagel

 Tintagel Parish Council has been advised by the Waste Management Team at Cornwall Council that the recycling banks, situated at the Bossiney Road Car Park, are to be removed, in the near future.

These facilities are not being replaced


The following statement has been made by Cornwall Council Waste Management Team:


‘We are currently working on the programme to remove the recycling banks from various sites and will be in touch again, nearer the time of the planned removal.  We will ensure you are aware of the date of removal and any actions that we will be taken around this period of time.


The new Waste Contract that commences in October 2020 will see the cessation of this service and therefore there are no discussions being undertaken to reimburse Council Tax payers for removal of this service. ‘




Grant funding scheme for vulnerable supply chains.

Grant funding scheme for vulnerable supply chains

COVID-19: Government financial support for garment and agricultural businesses with vulnerable supply chains in developing countries.

In response to the Coronavirus, Covid-19, the Government has set up COVID-19 Vulnerable Supply Chains Facility (VSCF).

This initiative has been set up by the Department for International Development (DFID) in partnership with the Department for International Trade to offer grants and/or technical assistance of the value between £200,000 and £600,000.

The support is intended to ensure vulnerable workers and suppliers are prepared for the economic and social shocks of COVID-19.

VSCF will support proposals that focus on the garment and agriculture sectors in at least one of the following countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Chad, DRC, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, OPTs, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.


Applications of support from VSCF are welcome from:

  • businesses facing industry challenges and looking for advisory/ facilitation support
  • businesses looking to support the livelihoods of poor and vulnerable workers and suppliers in their supply chains
  • not-for-profit organisations supporting MNCs/SMEs and their suppliers in specific sectors/ geographies
  • not-for-profit organisations supporting transparency and accountability mechanisms within/across specific supply chains
  • not-for-profit organisations supporting informal workers and smallholder farmers that are part of global supply chains
UKFT is in constant dialogue with the government and is outlining the latest support available for businesses on our website. We will update the details as and when the situation changes. 
Click here to discover more on the UKFT website