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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

Notice Statement of Persons Nominated

From 14 Apr 2021 to 13 Sep 2021

Notice Statement of Persons Nominated

Notice Statement of Persons Nominated

Council Meeting Cancelled - Tuesday 13 April

From 13 Apr 2021 to 14 Apr 2021

Tonight's Council Meeting has been cancelled due to the period of mourning for His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

Census 2021 Scams

From 9 Apr 2021 to 9 Jul 2021

Please be aware that there are some Census 2021 scams about. Please see the poster below for details.

Poster Census Scams

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 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

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)

Bridge Works

From 5 Mar 2021 to 5 Jun 2021

Please find proposed pedestrian viewing areas for Lostwithiel residents that wish to see some of the works. The main works will be happening over the following weekends - 13th - 14th March 2021 - Removal of the old upside bridge deck. 20th - 21st March 2021 - Installation of the new bridge decks. Current government guidelines regarding COVID need to be followed at all times. There will be one viewing area in Quay Street and one in Coulson Park, barriers/ fencing will be erected to protect residents from the work.

Viewing Area Map

2 March 21 Council Meeting Gillyflower Farm

From 26 Feb 2021 to 26 Sep 2021

Monday 02 March - Gillyflower Farm Planning Application - The Council's previous minutes advise that the Town Council intended to dedicate Tuesday's meeting to consideration of this planning application. This is no longer the case as the applicant has further planning documents to submit to Cornwall Council's Planning Department. The Planning Officer has agreed to grant the Town Council an extension for submission of the Town Council's response. A fixed end date will be applied to this extension as soon as the Planning Officer has received all the documents anticipated.

Town Council Extraordinary Meeting 22 March 21

From 26 Feb 2021 to 22 Jul 2021

Monday 22 February - The Town Council regrets to advise that this meeting was not recorded. Our service provider has advised that this was due to problems with stability and bandwidth of our internet service. The Council wishes to apologise to all members of the public that were intending to listen to the recording.

Castle Hill Cemetery

From 26 Feb 2021 to 26 May 2021

Castle Hill Cemetery - The Town Council wishes to apologise for the unacceptable delay in removing the fallen tree at the Cemetery. The contractor has been chased and the tree will be removed by the end of next week. The Council sincerely apologises for all distress caused.

Town Council Meeting tonight - Please register

From 22 Feb 2021 to 25 Feb 2021

Just to remind residents that if you wish to attend tonight's Town Council meeting, you will need to register before the meeting starts. Please follow the link on the agenda to register.

Agenda

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/

Town Councillor Vacancy Lostwithiel Town Council

From 10 Feb 2021 to 10 May 2021

Please find information about how to apply for the Town Councillor Vacancy on the link below.

Vacancy

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

Police reporting

From 3 Feb 2021 to 3 Aug 2021

With the current restrictions in place, Devon & Cornwall Police are seeing an increased demand with reports and concerns around Covid 19 breaches, so they have provided some details on who to contact for breaches and other police matters.

Police Reporting Poster

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

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

Message from RW Rail regarding boats

From 15 Jan 2021 to 15 Jun 2021

Please see below for a poster from RW Rail regarding the removal of boats.

Boats Poster

Virtual Councillor Fair 16 January 2021

From 13 Jan 2021 to 13 Mar 2021

Please find a poster for a Virtual Councillor Fair event held by Cornwall Council on Saturday 16 January 2021.

Poster

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

Network Rail Fowey Bridge Repairs

From 18 Dec 2020 to 18 Dec 2021

Please see below for a letter from Network Rail regarding the River Fowey Bridge replacement works.

Network Rail Letter

Lostwithiel Library

From 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Mar 2021

The library’s last day will be Wednesday 23 December 2020, and we will reopen on Wednesday 13 January 2021. Please make sure that you collect your books before then, as we already have quite a few books waiting to be collected.

Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 8 December 2020

From 11 Dec 2020 to 11 Dec 2021

Please find a link to the latest video of Lostwithiel Town Council's meeting held on 8 December 2020.

http://www.facebook.com/lostwithielcouncil

Notice of Vacancy in Office of Town Councillor

From 11 Dec 2020 to 11 Dec 2021

Please see attached document.

Notice of Vacancy

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

Network Rail Repairs

From 4 Dec 2020 to 4 Dec 2021

From Network Rail – Network Rail have contracted R&W to undertake the replacement and repair of the River Fowey Viaduct, in order to improve the longevity of the structure. As you will know this viaduct is situated over the River Fowey, southwest of Lostwithiel station. The majority of the work will be undertaken between the 13 and 29 March 2021, when the railway will be closed. During this time we will be working 24/7 and we apologise for any disturbance we may cause.

Network Rail Repairs information continued......

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

From 4 Dec 2020 to 4 Apr 2021

Please find the November Newsletter from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

November Newsletter

Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 3 Nov 2020

From 6 Nov 2020 to 6 Nov 2021

Please find a link to the latest video of Lostwithiel Town Council's meeting held on 3 November 2020.

Video Meeting 3 Nov 2020

Lostwithiel Lockdown

From 6 Nov 2020 to 6 Nov 2021

We are pleased to be able to advise that the Lostwithiel Library click and collect service on a Wednesday between 12.30-2.30pm will continue during lockdown. However, in accordance with Government instructions the outdoor gym has been closed as has the skatepark.

Skateboard England

Town Council Extraordinary Meeting 27 October 2020

From 30 Oct 2020 to 30 Oct 2021

Please find the video of the Lostwithiel Town Council Extraordinary Meeting held on 27 October 2020.

http://www.facebook.com/lostwithielcouncil

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.

Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 6 October 2020

From 9 Oct 2020 to 9 Oct 2021

Please find the link to the of the Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting held on 6 October 2020

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=344785143246440

Lostwithiel Library

From 25 Sep 2020 to 25 Mar 2021

please see the link below for new books title that have arrived at the Library recently. If you would like to borrow any of these new books we are still running a click and collect service in the Library courtyard on Wednesdays between 12.30 & 2.30pm. You can order books on Cornwall Council’s Library webpages and then collect your books from us when they are ready.

New Book Titles

Borrow Books

Cornwall Community Flood Forum Business Help

From 18 Sep 2020 to 18 Sep 2021

Please find details of some free business help from the Cornwall Community Flood Forum.

Download document (pdf)

Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 1 September 2020

From 4 Sep 2020 to 4 Sep 2021

Please find the link to the of the Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting held on 1 September 2020

https://www.facebook.com/lostwithielcouncil/videos/790570781699767

The Cornwall we want.......

From 2 Sep 2020 to 2 Jun 2021

Cornwall Council are inviting people from all over Cornwall to have their say on the Cornwall they want for the future, whilst currently Cornwall Council is unable to meet people at events that would normally be taking place at this time of year, they want to make sure that as many people as possible are able to have their say

The Cornwall we want poster

Climate Emergency Development Plan Document

From 7 Aug 2020 to 7 Aug 2021

Please find a poster with regards to Cornwall Council's response to the Climate Emergency and their latest step in the process of putting together a Climate Emergency Development Plan.

Climate Emergency Poster Cornwall Council

Cornwall Council Climate Emergency Development Plan

Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 28 July 2020

From 29 Jul 2020 to 29 Jul 2021

Please find the video of Lostwithiel Town Council's Extraordinary Meeting held on 28 July 2020

Link to Town Council Meeting on facebook

World War 2 75th Anniversary Booklet

From 29 Jul 2020 to 29 Jul 2021

Please find details of how to purchase Lostwithiel's World War 2 75th Anniversary Booklet.

World War 2 Booklet

Lostwithiel to St Austell Bus Timetable

From 19 Jun 2020 to 19 Jul 2021

In recent weeks, the sharp eyed amongst you may have noticed, a brand new, red bus running through Lostwithiel. After many years campaigning by the Town Forum and Town Council, Lostwithiel now has a regular bus service instigated by Cornwall Council under their Transport for Cornwall initiative. This service operates 6 times a day, Monday to Saturday between Lostwithiel and St Austell via Tywardreath Highway, and some services also serving Luxulyan. Holders of the Bus Pass can use it on this service, please see attached timetable. If anyone has any feedback, please let us know.

Lostwithiel to St Austell Bus Timetable

Town Council Meeting 9 June 2020

From 12 Jun 2020 to 12 Jun 2021

Please find a link to the Town Council Meeting on Tuesday 9 June 2020

Town Council Meeting 9 June 2020

New Rail Timetable

From 15 May 2020 to 15 May 2021

Please find a copy of the new timetable from Great Western Railways. The timetable relevant to Lostwithiel is found on pages 163 - 176.

GWR New Timetable

Dog Fouling

From 13 May 2020 to 12 May 2021

Please can we ask that people please pick up after their dogs. We have had reports of dog fouling outside the Co-op, Quay Street and The Parade area. Now that everybody is allowed out for unlimited exercise, please consider other residents and keep our lovely town clean and tidy for all to enjoy.

Attention budding writers and story enthusiasts...

From 6 May 2020 to 6 May 2021

Cornwall Council is running two different story competitions for primary and secondary school students and wants you to use your brilliant creative powers to tell Cornwall ‘s children and young people a story. Whether you're an experienced writer or this is the first time you've thought about writing a story, why not look at the details below and give it a go?

Real Heroes Read Books Competition Details

Devon and Cornwall Police - Staying Safe

From 6 May 2020 to 6 May 2021

Please find a poster regarding staying safe when you are venturing out of your home and visiting local beauty spots.

Beauty Spots Staying Safe

Bench Closures

From 1 May 2020 to 1 May 2021

We are sorry if we have caused any confusion regarding the specific area that was closed on Wednesday. It is only the picnic benches on the area just off the parade that have been closed at the request of the Police. These benches are in a lovely location and it has been hard for some people to maintain a social distance there. All the parks and other benches in Lostwithiel (excluding the play areas and the skatepark) remain open for use by residents. Please enjoy our wonderful large parks and riverside, whilst out for your daily exercise and trips to the shops.

Picnic Area and Benches Closure

From 29 Apr 2020 to 29 Apr 2021

Devon & Cornwall Police have asked Lostwithiel Town Council to close the picnic area by the river just off The Parade. The Police have received complaints that people are congregating there. Please follow Government advice - Stay at home, Protect the NHS, Save lives.

Second Island Walkway Closure

From 24 Apr 2020 to 24 Apr 2021

The Council wishes to advise that the Second Island walkway is closed as the wire covering the walkway is damaged and is a trip hazard. This popular route will reopen as soon as the current situation will allow.

Coronavirus How to Help Safely

From 24 Apr 2020 to 24 Apr 2021

Across the UK people are playing their part and providing essential support to their friends and family who are in isolation. Please see the current guidelines for how to do this safely.

Coronavirus How to Help Safely

Community Orchard - Update

From 24 Apr 2020 to 24 Apr 2021

As you know, 7 weeks ago both St Winnow and Lostwithiel Primary School helped Lostwithiel Town Council, the Environment Agency and the Duchy of Cornwall plant a Community Orchard of 60 trees at Second Island Park. We are glad to report that all the trees are thriving and are now in blossom!

Cornwall Council COVID-19 Toolkit

From 17 Apr 2020 to 17 Apr 2021

Please find linked below the Cornwall Council COVID-19 Toolkit. The pack contains list of key contacts, resources and useful information to help support yourself and others in your community.

COVID-19 Toolkit

Mayor's Message 16 April 2020

From 17 Apr 2020 to 17 Apr 2021

Please find a link to our Facebook page for Mayor Hughes latest message.

Mayor's Message

Community Orchard - Second Island Park Lostwithiel

From 6 Mar 2020 to 6 Mar 2021

Lostwithiel Town Council is delighted to announce that earlier today pupils from both St Winnow and Lostwithiel Primary School helped Lostwithiel Town Council, the Environment Agency and the Duchy of Cornwall plant a Community Orchard of 60 trees at Second Island Park. ……………….

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Town Council declares a Climate Emergency

From 19 Jul 2019 to 19 Jul 2021

Lostwithiel Town Council declares a Climate Emergency Lostwithiel Town Council has declared a Climate Emergency and agreed to work with Cornwall Council to assist them with their declaration to make Cornwall carbon neutral by 2030.

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