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People Hub

From 29 Jun 2022 to 29 Jun 2023

Please find a poster from the People Hub for the Skills for Growth project.

People Hub Poster

People Hub Website


Agenda Annual Town Meeting 2022

From 18 May 2022 to 18 Aug 2022

The Annual Assembly of the Town Meeting for Lostwithiel will be held at Community Centre Lostwithiel on Tuesday 31 May 2022 at 7pm.

Agenda Annual Town Meeting 2022

Victim Care Survey

From 18 May 2022 to 18 Aug 2022

We want to hear from you! This is your chance to express your thoughts on how services for victims and survivors of crime in Devon, Cornwall, and the Isles of Scilly can be better communicated. Whether you have or haven’t been affected by crime, we’d like to hear from you. Our survey should take no more than 10 minutes to complete. Help us improve victim care. We appreciate your help. https://form.jotform.com/victimsuppportSDP/victim-care-comms-survey

Victim Care form


Town Councillor Vacancy

From 28 Apr 2022 to 28 Jul 2022

Please see the document below for details of the vacancy at Lostwithiel Town Council.

Notice of Vacancies


Lostwithiel Beating of the Borough Bounds

From 27 Apr 2022 to 27 Jun 2022

Just a reminder that the Lostwithiel Beating of the Borough Bounds will take place this weekend on Sunday 1 and Monday 2 May. Please see the leaflet below for details. Please book in advance.

Beating of the Bounds Leaflet


St Austell Bay Resilient Regeneration Open Day

From 27 Apr 2022 to 27 Jun 2022

Please find a poster for St Austell Bay Resilient Regeneration Open Days.

StARR Open Day Poster


Lostwithiel Library

From 8 Apr 2022 to 8 Apr 2023

Just to let you know that Lostwithiel Library will be open all day on Wednesday 13 April (from 10am - 4pm) and on every Wednesday going forward. We look forward to seeing you then.

Lostwithiel Town Team Part 1

From 17 Mar 2022 to 17 Apr 2022

How would you spend £30,000 of Cornwall Council Town Vitality funding? Cornwall Council's Town Vitality Fund aims to help revitalise town centres and high streets to ensure they continue to be vibrant places which support thriving communities. Lostwithiel has been awarded £20,000 to take forward a sustainable, climate-friendly transport plan for the town & £10,000 to develop proposals to secure a financially viable future for The Guildhall, Edgcumbe House & Taprell House, the 3 listed buildings which Lostwithiel Town Council looks after on behalf of the community.

Lostwithiel Town Team Part 2

From 17 Mar 2022 to 17 Apr 2022

continued... The money is to be used to pay for Consultants to investigate, consult with local residents, and advise us on how to achieve these goals. A new Town Team will advise the Town Council on next steps, and now needs people with ideas and energy to get involved. Members will attend a monthly evening meeting where they can put forward their suggestions. If you are interested in getting involved, the first meeting will be on Tuesday 22 March at 7pm in Lostwithiel Library and if you’ve any questions please contact Phil Wisdom phil.wisdom@lostwithielcouncillors.org.uk


Inaugural meeting of Lostwithiel Town Team

From 16 Mar 2022 to 16 Apr 2022

The Inaugural meeting of Lostwithiel Town Team will be held on Tuesday 22 March 2022 at Lostwithiel Library at 7pm. All are welcome to attend.

https://www.lostwithieltowncouncil.gov.uk/meetings.php


Extraordinary Town Council Meeting 15 March 22

From 9 Mar 2022 to 9 Jul 2022

We will be holding a Extraordinary Town Council meeting on Tuesday 15 March 22 at 7pm at the Community Centre, please be advised that the Town Council will be considering both Gillyflower applications at this meeting.


Beating of The Borough Bounds 2022 Save the Date

From 4 Mar 2022 to 3 Jun 2022

The Beating of the Bounds is an ancient tradition and the Town Council has decided to hold this event on Sunday 01 May & Bank Holiday Monday 02 May 2022 as part of the celebrations of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The distance is around seven miles each day, walking a brisk pace at just over three miles per hour. Suitable footwear and clothing is essential. No dogs are allowed and all children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. More information and timings will be provided nearer the time, If you have any questions please contact John Pegg at johnharveypegg@yahoo.co.uk


Notice of Vacancies Lostwithiel Town Council

From 18 Feb 2022 to 18 Apr 2022

Please find a Notice of Vacancies for Lostwithiel Town Council.

Notice of Vacancies


Advance Warning – Cattle Market Car Park Closure

From 16 Feb 2022 to 16 Mar 2022

Please be aware that the Cattle Market car park will be closed on Tuesday 22 February 2022 for tarmac repairs. The car park will be closed from 8am to 6pm, although we hope that the work will be finished sooner than 6pm and we will lift the closure as soon as we are able. If you could please make sure that your car is removed for the day, so repairs to the potholes can be made. Please accept our apologies for an inconvenience caused.


New Flood Warden Training

From 11 Feb 2022 to 11 May 2022

New Flood Warden Training Thursday 17 February 2022 at 7pm at Lostwithiel Social Club Please come along and join us, if you'd like any more information, please contact Mayor Karen Ross karenross@lostwithielcouncillors.org.uk


Free Mental Health Courses

From 2 Feb 2022 to 2 Feb 2023

Please see a poster from Cornwall and Isle of Scilly Health and Care Partnership regarding free online courses from The Sound Doctor.

Poster for the Sound Doctor


Lostwithiel Toilet

From 2 Feb 2022 to 2 Mar 2022

Thank you for your patience while this facility is being fixed. We have had problems with the water and the electrics, so it is taking a while to fix and the repairs are ongoing.

Tresorys Kernow Invite

20 Jan 2022

Please find below an invite for a meeting from Tresorys Kernow. if anyone has any questions prior to the event could they please contact Emma Mansfield via FB or lovelypublications@gmail.com

Tresorys Kernow Invite

Crime Stoppers Survey

From 19 Jan 2022 to 19 Jun 2022

Please see below for information and a link for a survey from Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers has commissioned a major piece of research, working in partnership with the University of Suffolk Centre for Abuse Research, launching with our anonymous survey: Safe in public: understanding how sexual harassment affects people’s use of public space Survey If you've seen sexual harassment in a public space and don't want to speak to the police, you can tell us what you know on the phone 0800 555 111 and online, 24/7, 365 days a year.

Crime Stoppers Survey

Notice of Vacancies Lostwithiel Town Council

From 13 Jan 2022 to 13 May 2022

Please find a Notice of Vacancies for Lostwithiel Town Council.

Notice of Vacancies


Let's Talk Survey - Young People

From 12 Jan 2022 to 12 Feb 2022

There is a live ‘Let’s Talk Survey’ that is for comment regarding young people’s views on the Council Priorities and draft Budget. The deadline for the survey is 23 January 22.

https://letstalk.cornwall.gov.uk/youngpeoplebudget22


Information from the UK Health Security Agency

From 7 Jan 2022 to 7 Apr 2022

Please find the latest information from the UK Health Security Agendy, following the government announcement earlier this week with regard to Covid-19 testing. From Tuesday 11 January until further notice, there will no longer be a need for a confirmatory PCR test following a positive LFD test. Please find a link to the full press statement which you may wish to share with your communities.

Press Statement LFT and PCR Testing


Information from the UK Health Security Agency

From 7 Jan 2022 to 7 Mar 2022

There are no changes to the self-isolation guidance for those that are vaccinated and those that are not. For the latest information on self-isolation visit

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection


Great Western Railways Timetable

From 7 Jan 2022 to 7 Feb 2022

From this Saturday 8 January 22, Great Western Railways will be running a reduced temporary timetable due to increased staff sickness and self isolation. They are currently running this timetable until 15 January 22. Please check their timetables before travelling.

http://www.gwr.com/timetables


Police Survey

From 5 Jan 2022 to 5 Feb 2022

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Alison Hernandez wants residents of the force area to tell her if they think the police deliver value for money. The survey, also asks a number of questions relating to police contact and seeks to understand levels of support for plans to open more police stations to the public in Devon and Cornwall. People have until midnight on Monday, January 9, to complete the survey.

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/KB2FHGZ

Second Island

From 17 Dec 2021 to 17 Apr 2022

On the advice of our tree inspector, due to Health & Safety, we have this afternoon closed off the Restormel Road entrance to Second Island Park. The veteran beech tree has a hanging branch and we have asked our contractor to remove this as soon as possible so we can reopen the path.

Tree Photo


Lostwithiel Library Christmas Closure 2021

From 8 Dec 2021 to 8 Jan 2022

Lostwithiel Library will be closed for the festive season on Wednesday 22 December and Wednesday 29 December 2021. The Library will reopen on Wednesday 5 January 2022. We wish residents a very Happy Christmas and New Year.


Scam Emails

From 1 Dec 2021 to 1 Mar 2022

The Town Council has been made aware that scam emails are being sent allegedly from Mayor Ross. Mayor Ross wishes to confirm that she only uses karen.ross@lostwithielcouncillors.org.uk for Council business.


Contacting the Police

From 22 Oct 2021 to 22 Sep 2022

Please find attached a poster from Devon and Cornwall Police regarding how to contact them.

Contacting the Police Poster


Reading Well for mental health

From 15 Oct 2021 to 15 Oct 2022

The Reading Agency has donated a selection of books to borrow in Lostwithiel Library, as part of the Reading Well for mental health collection for adults.


Tell us where you feel unsafe

From 8 Oct 2021 to 8 Oct 2022

The Police and Crime Commissioner is encouraging residents of Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to take a minute or so to let them know where you feel unsafe. Please see the link below for the survey -

Street Safe Survey


Vision Zero South West

From 8 Oct 2021 to 8 Oct 2022

Is there a road safety issue in your neighbourhood? Could it be fixed with a relatively small amount of funding? The Vision Zero South West road safety partnership is launching its ‘call for ideas’ in communities across Devon and Cornwall. They have a total funding pot of £100,000 to support community-led road safety initiatives that will make a real difference to local communities. For more details on this scheme, or to apply, visit -

Vision Zero SW Call for Ideas


Tree Safety Report

From 30 Sep 2021 to 12 May 2022

Thank you to all residents who have taken the time to contact us about the beech tree on the Parade. Prior to instructing the felling the Council obtained a professional report on the condition of the tree (please see attached). Text removed regarding other trees. The tree will be felled on Friday 01 October and would be very grateful if as previously requested all parked cars could be removed from the area. The Council will be taking further professional advice on the future management of the Parade Trees including advice on suitable locations for replanting.

Tree Safety Report


Inclusion Matters

From 24 Sep 2021 to 24 Sep 2022

Please find a leaflet from Inclusion Matters. Inclusion Matters is a service that has been commissioned by Cornwall Council to help residents of Cornwall find out information and advice to increase their well-being, stay healthy, get active and increase their connection to their community.

Inclusion Matters Leaflet


Volunteer Inclusion Matters

From 24 Sep 2021 to 24 Sep 2022

Please find a leaflet regarding volunteering for Inclusion Matters. Inclusion Matters is a service that has been commissioned by Cornwall Council to help residents of Cornwall find out information and advice to increase their well-being, stay healthy, get active and increase their connection to their community.

Volunteering Inclusion Matters Leaflet


Lostwithiel Library Reopening

From 17 Sep 2021 to 17 Sep 2022

We are pleased to announce that we are reopening the Library doors for browsing and borrowing on Wednesday 22 September 2021. We will be open for a 2-hour slot from 12.30 – 14.30 every Wednesday. We currently recommend that Library building users wear a face mask, use hand sanitiser and observe social distancing. We will still run the weekly (Wednesdays 12.30 -14.30) click and collect service in the Courtyard for pre-ordered book collections. Thank you for your understanding regarding the delay in our reopening, we hope to get our volunteer led library back up and running soon.

Full article


Notice of Vacancies in Office of Town Councillor

From 16 Jul 2021 to 16 Jul 2022

Please see below for information on how to apply for the Town Councillor Vacancies s at Lostwithiel Town Council.

How to Apply


Scam calls

From 9 Jul 2021 to 9 Jul 2022

Devon and Cornwall Police have asked for the below to be circulated widely.

Scam Calls Poster


Health Works for Cornwall

From 2 Jul 2021 to 2 Jun 2022

Please find a poster regarding the new Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Programme - Health Works for Cornwall.


Citizen Advice Cornwall Newsletter

From 14 Apr 2021 to 14 Apr 2022

Please find a link to Citizen Advice Cornwall's latest newsletter.

Citizen Advice Cornwall Newsletter


Town Council Meeting 2 February 2021

From 5 Feb 2021 to 5 Feb 2022

Please find a link to the video of the Lostwithiel Town Council meeting held on 2 February 2021.

Video Meeting 2 Feb 2021


Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 12 January 2021

From 20 Jan 2021 to 20 Jan 2022

Please find a link to the Extraordinary Town Council Meeting held on 12 January 2021. Please note there are two parts to this meeting, both of which you will find on our facebook page.

facebook video link


Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 19 January 2021

From 20 Jan 2021 to 20 Jan 2022

Please find a link to the video of the Extraordinary Town Council Meeting held on 19 January 2021

Link to facebook video


Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 22 December 2020

From 8 Jan 2021 to 8 Jan 2022

Please find the video of Lostwithiel's Extraordinary Virtual Town Council Meeting held on 22 December 2020.

Town Council Meeting 22 December 2020


what3words

From 4 Dec 2020 to 4 Dec 2022

We just wanted to make residents of Lostwithiel aware of the what3words project, which is now used by 80% of emergency services in the UK, including Devon and Cornwall Police and Cornwall Fire and Rescue, and UK Coastguards. Being able to give your precise location in an emergency can save vital time and lives. Make sure you're prepared by downloading the free @what3words app so you can help 999 #KnowExactlyWhere the emergency is.

link to what3words app information


Outdoor Gym

From 23 Oct 2020 to 23 Oct 2022

We are please to let you know that the new Outdoor Gym is now open! Have fun! Please see the posters at the Gym for the Social Distancing guidance for the use of this equipment.

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