Lostwithiel Town Council

Taprell House
North Street
Cornwall PL22 0BL
Tel: 01208 872323

News Items

Staff Vacancy

From 24 Jan 2023 to 27 Feb 2023

Deputy Town Clerk

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Staff Vacancy

From 24 Jan 2023 to 20 Feb 2023

Administration/Library Assistant

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Cornwall Council - Big Deal

From 12 Jan 2023 to 17 Feb 2023

Please see the attached poster for the dates and venues of Cornwall Council's Public meetings

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Notice of Councillor Vacancy

From 6 Jan 2023 to 21 Feb 2023

Please find below a Notice of Vacancy in the Office of Councillor for Lostwithiel Town Council

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Citizens Advice Cornwall - cost of living

From 28 Sep 2022 to 28 Sep 2023

Please see attached the autumn edition of Citizens - the newsletter from Citizens Advice Cornwall, which contains important information about coping with the cost of living and rising energy bills.


Network Rail Works Lostwithiel

From 21 Sep 2022 to 21 Sep 2023

Please see a copy of a letter from Network Rail about some work planned in the Lostwithiel area.

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National Minutes Silence

From 16 Sep 2022 to 16 Jan 2023

It has been announced that there will be a National Minute's Silence at 8pm on Sunday evening across the UK in memory of The late Queen. The Mayor and Councillors of Lostwithiel will lead the silence on the Parade. Members of the Public are asked to bring their own torches and to start to assemble from 7.45pm. Shortly before 8pm Mayor Ross will address the gathering and in accordance with National Guidelines the minute's silence will be started and finished with a whistle.

Civic Service & screening of the State Funeral

From 15 Sep 2022 to 15 Sep 2023

St Bartholomew's Church Lostwithiel will be hosting a Civic Commemorative Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, this Sunday 18 September 2022 at 11am on the eve of the State Funeral. The Church will also be hosting a screening of the Funeral from 10am on Monday 19 September 2022 to provide an opportunity for the whole of Lostwithiel to come together to say their farewell. Tea & coffee will be provided.

Book of Condolence & Floral Tributes

From 14 Sep 2022 to 19 Sep 2023

The Mayor & Councillors of Lostwithiel wish to advise that the Town Council’s website has a link to the Royal online Book of Condolence and a physical Book of Condolence is available at St Bartholomew’s Church. Should you wish to leave a floral tribute to the late Queen the designated area is on the Parade just in front of the ‘Lostwithiel’ sign. Could we please ask that cellophane and plastic are not left with the flowers. National Guidance has also suggested that people may wish to pay tribute to the late Queen by making a donation to one of Her Majesty’s many charities and patronages.

Lostwithiel Sign

Royal Charities and Patronages

Lostwithiel's Proclamation

From 10 Sep 2022 to 12 Sep 2022

The Mayor & Councillors of Lostwithiel Town Council invite you to attend Lostwithiel's Proclamation on Sunday 11 September 2022 at The Parade Lostwithiel at 7pm

Death of Queen Elizabeth II

From 9 Sep 2022 to 9 Oct 2022

Lostwithiel Town Council is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Queen Elizabeth II. The Council's thoughts are with His Majesty Charles III and the Royal Family at this difficult time. The Union Jack is flying at half-mast at the War Memorial and on the A390 flag pole in honour of the late Queen and information regarding Books of Condolence and floral tributes will be published here when available.

Town Councillor Vacancy

From 8 Sep 2022 to 8 Dec 2022

Please see attached for details of a vacancy for Lostwithiel Town Council.

Town Council Vacancy

Sustainable Warmth Fund

From 7 Sep 2022 to 7 May 2023

Please find a link to a video from the Sustainable Warmth Fund. Hope the link works!

Video from Sustainable Warmth Fund

Avian Flu

From 7 Sep 2022 to 7 May 2023

Please find a poster with details of what to do if you find a bird with suspected Avian Flu.

Avian Flu Poster

Cornwall Council - Meet the Leader - Linda Taylor

From 7 Sep 2022 to 7 Nov 2022

Please find a poster for an event from Cornwall Council where you can meet the Leader of Cornwall Council - Linda Taylor.

Meet the Leader Poster

Sustainable Warmth Fund

From 19 Aug 2022 to 19 Aug 2023

Please see the attached flyer for details about the Sustainable Warmth Fund.

Sustainable Warmth Flyer

Sustainable Warmth Fund

From 19 Aug 2022 to 19 Aug 2023

Please find an additional flyer about the Sustainable Warmth Fund and Community Energy Plus.

Community Energy Plus

Footbridge Colour

From 10 Aug 2022 to 10 Aug 2023

The footbridge colour has been decided. It is going to be Caramel/ Brown and Cream.

Letter Network Rail

Town Councillor Vacancy

From 10 Aug 2022 to 10 Oct 2022

Please find details of the Town Councillor Vacancy at Lostwithiel Town Council.

Town Councillor Vacancy details

Lostwithiel Library

From 10 Aug 2022 to 10 Sep 2022

Due to staff shortages Lostwithiel Library will be closed on Wednesday 31 August 2022. We will be back to normal the following week. Please accept our apology for any inconvenience caused. There are no fines at any of Cornwall Council Libraries, but if you wish you can renew library your books online.

Renew Books Here

Advocacy Awareness Project

From 27 Jul 2022 to 27 Oct 2022

Please find details of a new Advocacy Awareness project that is running in Cornwall this summer from The Advocacy People.

Advocacy Awareness Project details

Notice of Vacancy Lostwithiel Town Council

From 20 Jul 2022 to 19 Oct 2022

Please find a Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor for Lostwithiel Town Council.

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Cornwall Council Standards Committee

From 6 Jul 2022 to 6 Sep 2022

Please see an advert below to appoint a new member of the Cornwall Council Standards Committee.

Advert Standards Committee Member

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.


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

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

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

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


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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