General Parish News

Report It! – Parish Council and Cornwall Council responsibilities

Report It! – Parish Council and Cornwall Council responsibilities

Following all the recent rain and issues on the roads, just a reminder to everyone that the areas the Parish Council is responsible for include the play parks, cemetery, allotments, public toilets, cutting designated public foot paths (list of paths that the PC cut...

Fore Street Roadworks 12th – 20th January

Fore Street Roadworks 12th – 20th January

Please note that South West Water will be working in Fore Street as above.  The road will remain open with traffic control operating which could lead to delays.

Consultation – Chenhalls Rd revised plans

Consultation – Chenhalls Rd revised plans

Cormac Solutions, on behalf of Cornwall Council, is inviting comment on updated proposals to extend the footway on Chenhalls Road which have been revised from the previous consultation. The aim is to create a pinch point, or build-out, to help maintain slow speeds on...

Maintenance work at Battery Mill play park

Maintenance work at Battery Mill play park

To make everyone aware there will be some maintenance work taking place in Battery Mill play park tomorrow, Thursday 2nd December.  The park will still be open but please do ensure you supervise your children whilst they play. You will see that the slide from the...

Reserved Matters application for development north of Treloweth Close

Reserved Matters application for development north of Treloweth Close

In December 2019 outline planning permission was approved at appeal for up to 44 dwellings, provision of access, allotments and associated ancillary works (PA17/12089).  As part of this process, a reserved matters application is now required to consider appearance,...

Meeting with developers for Boscarnek

Meeting with developers for Boscarnek

A meeting is being held with Gilbert & Goode on Tuesday 23rd November at 6.30pm at St Erth School to discuss their proposals, prior to them submitting a reserved matters application for the land at Boscarnek, which already has outline planning permission. All are...

Consultation for Boscarnek Reserved Matters Application

Consultation for Boscarnek Reserved Matters Application

In August 2020 outline planning permission was granted by Cornwall Council for up to 50 dwellings on land at Boscarnek, St Erth (PA19/09982).  As part of this process, a reserved matters application is now required to consider access, layout, appearance, landscaping...

Proposed work to protect the Hayle river bank

Proposed work to protect the Hayle river bank

Cornwall Council has commissioned the West Country Rivers Trust to deliver bank protection at two sites along the river bank using site sourced and other natural materials.  These sections were deemed at immediate risk, focusing on this winter period. Cornwall Council...

Activity Trail at Vicarage Gate and future plans

Activity Trail at Vicarage Gate and future plans

Following the recent annual playground inspection, unfortunately the Parish Council has had to make the difficult decision to remove the wooden Activity Trail at Vicarage Gate in its entirety.  The trail has been in place since 2006 when it was installed by the...

Outcome of School Lane consultation

Outcome of School Lane consultation

Cornwall Council has now published the results of the recent consultation for the revised proposals on School Lane.  The majority of responses were in support of the proposed arrangements for the two new pedestrian crossing points and the other proposals to keep...

Update from Cornwall Council re Hayle River Community Project

Update from Cornwall Council re Hayle River Community Project

There has been a shift in the way that the Environment Agency manages flood risk, moving towards an ambition for climate resilient places and supporting a broader range of resilience actions.  This has led to a stronger focus on restoring natural river function in...