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News Archive 2020

New bus services in Cornwall

New bus services in Cornwall

From 8 Jan 2020 to 8 Oct 2020

Please see the link below for information on the new bus services in Cornwall. There will be a new regular bus service for Lostwithiel starting in April 2020. Happy New Year!

Bus Service Update

Lostwithiel Library Cornwall Council Apology

Lostwithiel Library Cornwall Council Apology

From 31 Jan 2020 to 28 Apr 2020

Please see pdf below for an apology from Cornwall Council regarding the current technical issues in Lostwithiel Library.

Cornwall Council Public Access Computers

Lostwithiel Library - computers working

Lostwithiel Library - computers working

From 31 Jan 2020 to 15 May 2020

Further to the post below. We are now pleased to inform you that the public computers have been mended and are now up and running correctly. Thank you for your patience with this matter.

Zip Wire

Zip Wire

From 7 Feb 2020 to 7 Apr 2020

Good News! The zip wire in the King George V play area is now fixed.

Lostwithiel Town Council Flood Plan

Lostwithiel Town Council Flood Plan

From 17 Feb 2020 to 27 Feb 2020

Lostwithiel Town Council Flood Plan - Mayor Tim Hughes, Deputy Mayor Karen Ross and all members of Lostwithiel Town Council are very grateful to the Flood Warden volunteers who gave up so much of their time over this past weekend.

Notice of Vacancy in Office of Town Councillor

Notice of Vacancy in Office of Town Councillor

From 20 Feb 2020 to 20 Jun 2020

Please see document below.

Notice of Vacancy

Lostwithiel Railway Station Footbridge

Lostwithiel Railway Station Footbridge

From 20 Feb 2020 to 20 Dec 2020

Please see link below for the latest update from Network Rail, GWR and Cornwall Council on a new railway footbridge for Lostwithiel.

Lostwithiel Station Footbridge

Community Orchard - Second Island Park Lostwithiel

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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Lostwithiel Library - Coronavirus Response

Lostwithiel Library - Coronavirus Response

From 18 Mar 2020 to 18 Oct 2020

With effect from next week Lostwithiel Library will only be open on Wednesdays 10-12 & 2-4pm to give customers a weekly opportunity to come to the library to exchange/collect books. Until we are advised otherwise we’d like for customers to have the opportunity to stockpile books to read whilst at home.

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Community Orchard - Update

Community Orchard - Update

From 19 Mar 2020 to 20 Sep 2020

On 6th March 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. We are pleased to let you know that the trees are now budding!

Town Council Vacancy

Town Council Vacancy

From 20 Mar 2020 to 20 Sep 2020

Please see the Co-Option Notice below for details of how to apply for the vacancy at Lostwithiel Town Council as a Town Councillor.

Co-option Notice

Government advice Library & play areas CLOSED

Government advice Library & play areas CLOSED

From 24 Mar 2020 to 24 Apr 2020

In accordance with Government advice Lostwithiel Library and all Lostwithiel Town Council play areas are now closed until further notice. Mayor Hughes has the following message for Lostwithiel 'We are truly in unprecedented times, I urge you all to follow the very clear advice given by Government.'

UPDATE ON CORNWALL LIBRARY SERVICE

UPDATE ON CORNWALL LIBRARY SERVICE

From 25 Mar 2020 to 25 Sep 2020

In line with Government restrictions all Library sites are now closed, and the mobile library service has ceased until further notice. Library members who have books or other materials on loan should keep them at home. They can be renewed as many times as needed online www.cornwall.gov.uk/library or on the 24 hour telephone line 0845 6076119 (please check your contract for charges to 0845 numbers). But overdue charges will be waived during this time.

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Park Closure

Park Closure

From 25 Mar 2020 to 25 Sep 2020

Unfortunately we have had to close all Lostwithiel Town Council Parks. This is in line with Government instructions.

disAbility Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

disAbility Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

From 25 Mar 2020 to 25 Sep 2020

Please see the following flyer from disAbility Cornwall and Isles of Scilly regarding community support.

Flyer

Cornwall Library Members

Cornwall Library Members

From 27 Mar 2020 to 27 Sep 2020

Are you aware that by using Cornwall Libraries online you have free access to eBooks, Audiobooks, newspapers, magazines & comics and titles on Borrowbox. Please visit -

Borrow Box

Cornwall Council COVID-19 Toolkit

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

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

Second Island Walkway Closure

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

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

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!

Picnic Area and Benches Closure

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.

Bench Closures

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.

Attention budding writers and story enthusiasts...

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

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

Dog Fouling

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.

New Rail Timetable

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

Town Council Meeting 9 June 2020

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

ScamAware Citizens Advice

ScamAware Citizens Advice

17 Jun 2020

Please find a leaflet from Citizens Advice regarding Scam Awareness. Additionally there have been Coronavirus related scams, please be aware of these and see the leaflet for details.

Scam Aware Leaflet

Lostwithiel to St Austell Bus Timetable

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

Summer Reading Challenge - The Silly Squad

Summer Reading Challenge - The Silly Squad

From 26 Jun 2020 to 26 Sep 2020

Did you know that you can now start this year’s Summer Reading Challenge online. You can sign yourself and your child up for a ‘virtual’ edition of the Summer Reading Challenge through the link below. Unfortunately, Lostwithiel Library is currently closed (please watch this space for announcements on our reopening), however books can be accessed on borrowbox and you can reread favourite books that you have at home. Rewards can be unlocked online and children can also take part in online quizzes, competitions and puzzles.

Summer Reading Challenge Website

Lostwithiel Library Reopening

Lostwithiel Library Reopening

From 15 Jul 2020 to 15 Oct 2020

We are happy to announce that from next Wednesday 22nd July 2020, a click and collect service will be available in the Library courtyard between 12.30 & 2.30pm. You will be able to order books on Cornwall Council’s Library webpages and then collect your books from us when they are ready. Please see instructions from Cornwall Council regarding how to order books

Click and Collect Instructions

Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 28 July 2020

Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 28 July 2020

From 22 Jul 2020 to 22 Sep 2020

Thank you for all your comments regarding the continued closure of Lostwithiel skatepark. The next Council meeting has been brought forward to 28 July and Council will be reviewing all Covid -19 the risk assessments at this meeting. Details of how to join the virtual meeting will be uploaded to the Town Council website and Facebook page later today.

Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 28 July 2020

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

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

Climate Emergency Development Plan Document

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

The Cornwall we want.......

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

Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 1 September 2020

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

Outdoor Gym Installation

Outdoor Gym Installation

From 11 Sep 2020 to 11 Oct 2020

We are very excited to be starting the installation of our new King George V Outdoor Gym on Monday 14 September. However, we wanted to make you aware that we will be closing a small area of King George V Playing field, as there will be wet concrete. Please make sure you avoid this area next week.

Cornwall Community Flood Forum Business Help

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 Library

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

Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 6 October 2020

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

Allotment Tender

Allotment Tender

From 14 Oct 2020 to 14 Nov 2020

Lostwithiel Town Council is pleased to invite tenders to undertake clearance and reinstatement of some allotments at Castle Hill Lostwithiel. A tender pack is available by post from the Town Council office, to obtain a pack please email admin@lostwithieltowncouncil.gov.uk. The closing date for the receipt of tenders is Friday 30 October 2020 at midday.

Lostwithiel Library

Lostwithiel Library

From 21 Oct 2020 to 21 Dec 2020

New books are arriving in Cornwall everyday, plus many other seasonal books. All books are just a few clicks away through Cornwall Council's online catalogue.

Order books here

Outdoor Gym

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.

Remembrance Sunday 2020

Remembrance Sunday 2020

From 28 Oct 2020 to 28 Dec 2020

Lostwithiel Town Council has taken the very difficult decision, owing to the current pandemic and in light of the risks posed not to organise a Remembrance Sunday Parade or an Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial at 11am on Sunday 08 November. All wreaths bearers will be invited to lay their wreaths at the War Memorial and this short laying of wreaths ceremony will be recorded and made available on Lostwithiel social media sites before 11am on Remembrance Sunday.

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Town Council Extraordinary Meeting 27 October 2020

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

Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 3 Nov 2020

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

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

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

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

Network Rail Repairs

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.

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what3words

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

Lostwithiel Town Council Meeting 8 December 2020

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

Notice of Vacancy in Office of Town Councillor

From 11 Dec 2020 to 11 Dec 2021

Please see attached document.

Notice of Vacancy

Lostwithiel Library

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.

Network Rail Fowey Bridge Repairs

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

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