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News Archive 2020

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

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

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

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.

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. .


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.'

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.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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


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

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