News Archive 2018
Lostwithiel Town Council Budget
From 8 Feb 2018 to 8 Aug 2018
For around the price of an extra cup of coffee each month your Town Council can manage its new responsibilities and make long-awaited improvements. More and more responsibilities are being handed down to your Town Council without financial support. This year the Town Council has decided to increase the budget to take into account these additional responsibilities. For more details please see Lostwithiel Town Council Finance Reports Page and poster below.
Smart Meter Rollout - Non Domestic
From 10 Apr 2018 to 10 Apr 2019
The Government is rolling out smart meters into all homes and businesses before 2020. However, research shows that a huge percentage of the population are still not aware of the options available. We have been asked to share the link below:
Smart Meter Rollout - Domestic
From 12 Apr 2018 to 12 Apr 2019
The Government is rolling out smart meters into all homes and businesses before 2020. However, research shows that a huge percentage of the population are still not aware of the options available. We have been asked to share the links below:
Have your say on Council boundaries for Cornwall
From 5 Jun 2018 to 5 Jun 2019
Please have your say on the draft recommendation for Council division boundaries for Cornwall. The consultation closes on 17 September 2018.
Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club
From 25 Jun 2018 to 26 Jul 2019
Please see the link below for details of the new Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club. Poster Armed forces and Veterans Breakfast Club.
From 3 Jul 2018 to 3 Aug 2018
Lostwithiel Town Council is pleased to invite tenders to undertake tree surgery works to trees in various locations in Lostwithiel. A tender pack is available by post from the Town Council office and will be posted out on Thursday 28 June 2018. To obtain a pack please email firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for the receipt of tenders is Thursday 31 July 2018 at midday.
Edgcumbe House Pre-feasibility Report
From 5 Jul 2018 to 4 Jul 2019
The pre-feasibility report on Edgcumbe House was considered by Council at Tuesday’s meeting and Council has taken the decision to progress the project by exploring funding opportunities for the next Feasibility stage. The Pre-feasibility report is available below.
From 24 Jul 2018 to 24 Jul 2019
The Council has received reports of increasing seagull numbers and gulls diving towards people. Often the seagulls are simply acting to protect their young. Please can we ask residents not to feed the seagulls to try to discourage them. More information is available below
Help to Buy South West
From 24 Jul 2018 to 24 Jul 2019
The Old Carriageworks, 3 Brunel Quays, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0EN A private discounted sale home is available for sale and being advertised through the Help to Buy South West website Please follow the link below to see a copy of the advert. If you are aware of any households who may have a local connection to your town and would be interested in this property please advise them to register with Help to Buy South West.
Future Policing - Proposed Merger
From 2 Aug 2018 to 2 Oct 2018
Future policing – proposed merger of Devon & Cornwall Police & Dorset Police. Please visit the link below for a survey so you can submit your response to this merger consultation. The consultation closes on 27 August 2018.
From 7 Aug 2018 to 7 Nov 2018
Following the comprehensive survey undertaken earlier this year, Lostwithiel Town Council will be appointing a contractor to undertake various tree works at next Tuesday’s meeting. The Council hopes all works will be completed by 31 October, the tender includes the felling of some trees please see details below
New 'Who to contact' Page
From 9 Aug 2018 to 8 Aug 2019
Please visit our new Contacts Page!
Extraordinary Council Meeting
From 16 Aug 2018 to 22 Aug 2018
Lostwithiel Town Council will be holding an extraordinary Council Meeting next Tuesday 21 August at 7pm in Lostwithiel Scout Hut. Please see the meetings tab for details of the agenda.
Lostwithiel Neighbourhood Plan
From 23 Aug 2018 to 23 Dec 2018
We are pleased to announce that Cornwall Council will be starting their Regulation 16 six week consultation on Wednesday 29 August 2018. This consultation will close on Wednesday 10 October. Please visit www.lostwithielplan.org.uk for information on how to comment.
Second Island Walkway
From 23 Aug 2018 to 23 Dec 2018
Lostwithiel Town Council are pleased to advise on the re-opening of Second Island Walkway.
Mayor's Civic Service and Parade
From 6 Sep 2018 to 6 Dec 2018
The Mayor's Civic Service and Parade will be held on Sunday 23rd September 2018. The church service will begin at 11 am at St Barts. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Notice of Vacancy in Office of Town Councillor
From 11 Sep 2018 to 11 Dec 2018
Please see document below.
4 Oct 2018
With regret the council wishes to advise all skatepark users that items have been found which suggest drug taking and possibly drug dealing at the skatepark. A number of small identical empty plastic bags have been collected. The Police and Cornwall Council Anti-social Behaviour team have been informed.
Dog Walkers - King George V
From 16 Oct 2018 to 16 Apr 2019
The six-month trial allowing dog owners to use the King George V river bank area will run from 16th October 2018 – 16th April 2019. The Council sincerely hopes that this shared space initiative can be extended at the end of the six-month period. Can all dog owners please follow the instructions on the signs and can all members of the public provide feedback to your Town Councillors and/or the Town Council office.
Traffic Management Plan Meeting
From 30 Oct 2018 to 30 Dec 2018
Lostwithiel Traffic Management Plan Meeting. Tuesday 30th October at 7.30pm, Lostwithiel Community Centre (Long Room). All welcome.
Remembrance Sunday 2018
From 1 Nov 2018 to 1 Jan 2019
This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the end of the 1st World War. Therefore, the services this year will differ slightly from the usual programme. There will be a Parade and Service on Sunday morning and a second service on Sunday evening at the War Memorial. Please see the poster for more information on times and locations.
Remembrance Booklet - The Great War
From 6 Nov 2018 to 6 Dec 2018
The Great War 1914 – 1918 The Lostwithiel WWI Commemoration Committee has produced a booklet which lists 91 former Lostwithiel area residents who gave their lives during the conflict. Copies are available to purchase for £1 from 9 November from Watts Trading & Lost in Books (rear of Black Dog Antiques & Interiors). All profits from sales will be donated to the Royal British Legion ‘Poppy Appeal’
Town Councillor Vacancy
From 15 Nov 2018 to 10 Dec 2018
Please see the Co-Option Notice below for details of how to apply for the vacancy at Lostwithiel Town Council as a Town Councillor.
Lostwithiel Museum Cornwall Heritage Award
From 28 Nov 2018 to 25 Mar 2019
Congratulations to Lostwithiel Museum having been awarded the 2018 Cornwall Heritage Awards Judges Special Award in recognition of their pro-active approach and their many creative projects.
Christmas and New Year rubbish collections
From 4 Dec 2018 to 4 Feb 2019
Please see the poster linked for details of rubbish collections by Cornwall Council over Christmas and the New Year.
From 11 Dec 2018 to 11 Apr 2019
Please see the attached PDF for details on the transfer of Lostwithiel Library to Lostwithiel Town Council.
Information and Resources – Contacting the Police
From 13 Dec 2018 to 13 Jun 2019
Please see the PDF below for the document 'Useful Information and Resources – Contacting the Police’
Christmas and New Year Closure
From 20 Dec 2018 to 9 Jan 2019
Please be aware that the Lostwithiel Town Council office will be closed over the holiday period between Thursday 20 December 2018 at 5pm and Tuesday 8 January 2019 at 9am.
Pocket Park Plus
From 20 Dec 2018 to 26 Jan 2019
Please follow the link below for information on the Pocket Parks Plus scheme. The closing date is Friday 25 January at 5pm.
Library Volunteers Needed
From 20 Dec 2018 to 28 Feb 2019
Please find below an advert for volunteers at Lostwithiel Library.