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News Archive 2021

Vaccine Scams

From 29 Jan 2021 to 29 Oct 2021

Please be aware that there are lots of Vaccine Scams around at the moment. Please see the posters below regarding how to spot these scams.

Vaccine Scams Posters

Police recruitment

From 19 Feb 2021 to 19 Dec 2021

Police to create 232 frontline jobs in Devon & Cornwall

https://www.devonandcornwall-pcc.gov.uk/news-and-blog/multimedia-hub/unanimous-approval-for-police-commissioner%E2%80%99s-plans-to-boost-frontline-staff/

Notice of Election Councillor for Cornwall Council

From 24 Mar 2021 to 24 May 2021

Please find the 'Notice of Election' for Election of Councillors for Cornwall Council.

Notice of Election Cornwall Council

Notice of Election Town and Parish Councillors

From 24 Mar 2021 to 24 May 2021

Please find the 'Notice of Elections' for the Elections of Town and Parish Councillors.

Download document (pdf)

Notice of Election Police and Crime Commissioner

From 24 Mar 2021 to 24 Jun 2021

Please find the 'Notice of Election' for the Police and Crime Commissioner Election.

Notice of Election

Buckingham Palace announcement

From 9 Apr 2021 to 16 Apr 2021

Lostwithiel Town Council is deeply saddened to learn of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The Council's thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family at this difficult time. The Union Jack is flying at half-mast at the War Memorial in honour of the Duke and the link to Buckingham Palace's online Book of Condolence will be published here when available.

Prince Philip Books of Condolence & Donations

From 9 Apr 2021 to 16 Apr 2021

Books of Condolence The Cornwall Lieutenancy has opened a book of condolence. Messages of condolence can be emailed to lieutenancy@cornwall.gov.uk and the National Book of Condolence is accessible via www.royal.uk. Donations The Royal Family ask that members of the public consider making a donation to a charity instead of leaving floral tributes see https://www.royal.uk/donations.

Notice Statement of Persons Nominated

From 14 Apr 2021 to 13 Sep 2021

Notice Statement of Persons Nominated

Notice Statement of Persons Nominated

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

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.

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 18 Jul 2021 to 18 Sep 2021

Please see the poster for details of Health Works for Cornwall events on Saturday 21 August.

Health Works for Cornwall Poster

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

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

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.

Abandoned Accidental Calls to the Police

22 Oct 2021

Please find some information on accidental abandoned calls to the Police and what you can do reduce these types of accidental calls.

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

Remembrance Sunday 14 November 2021

10 Nov 2021

Based on community feedback due to the current Covid figures in Lostwithiel there will be some modifications to the arrangements for Sunday. The Parade will assemble in Fore Street and will march to the War Memorial as planned, however the Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial will be slightly extended to include extra prayers and a hymn (for those wishing to pay their respects in an outdoor setting). Revd Beynon will announce that there will be a Sunday Service in the Church for those that wish to attend but the Parade will not reform and march around to the entrance to the Church.

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.

Easy Read Police and Crime Plan 2021 - 25

15 Dec 2021

The ‘Easy Read’ version of the Devon and Cornwall PCC’s Police and Crime Plan 2021 – 25 is now available and can be found here -

Easy Read Police and Crime Plan 2021 - 25

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

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