Gwennap Parish.net
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Welcome to Gwennap Parish.net

This site is provided as a free service to Gwennap Parishioners and the public in general by Gwennap Parish Council to improve communication on matters important to the community. Routine and interesting information is also provided on this site.

Next meeting of the Parish Council

The next meeting of the Parish Council will be held at the new Gwennap Parish Rooms, Richard Jory Playing Fields, Pulla Cross on 18th April 2019 at 7pm.

Members of the public are welcome to attend all Parish Council meetings and are invited to speak at the start of each meeting.

Mintutes from recent meetings are available to download from the Parish Council minutes page of this website, and more information about the Parish Council and the Councillors can be found here.

European Parliament Elections

The notice of election has been published for the European Parliament Elections. The notice is available to download below, and further information is available on the Cornwall Council website at www.cornwall.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections/current-and-forthcoming-electionsreferendums/

Download the Notice of Election

Play Park Opening

Neighbourhood Development Plan

The Gwennap Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan has been submitted to Cornwall Council, in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. Cornwall Council is consulting residents and other interested stakeholders on the plan for the Gwennap parish area. Consultation will run between Thursday 4th April 2019 and 16th May 2019 for a six week consultation period.

The plan proposal includes a copy of a map and statement which identifies the area to which the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan relates; a Consultation Statement; the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan; a statement explaining how the proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan meets the requirements of paragraph 8 of Schedule 4B to the 1990 Act (the Basic Conditions Statement); a Local Landscape Character Assessment; a Design Guide; a Delivery Strategy document; an Equality Impact Assessment and a Housing Needs Analysis Report.

Copies of the documents are available to view online through Cornwall Council's website, ref PA19/00010/NDP, at https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/planning/online-planning-register/, or alternatively at the following locations:
- Parish Rooms, Richard Jory playing field, Pulla Cross
- The Cornish Arms, Frogpool

Members of the Gwennap Parish NDP Steering Group will be present at the Cornish Arms between 6-7pm every Thursday, starting 11th April - 9th May (excluding 25th April), should you have any questions to ask.

Please make any representations to Cornwall Council by 16th May 2019 via their website, or by email at neighbourhoodplanning@cornwall.gov.uk.

If you would like any further information, or would like to arrange to view the documents at the Parish Rooms, please contact our Clerk at clerk@gwennap-parish.net or by telephone on 07970 730629.

Call for land notice

One of the delivery objectives of the Gwennap Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan is to deliver truly affordable housing in perpetuity in our parish. The Gwennap Parish Housing Working Group have formed and are working with Cornwall Community Land Trust to deliver this. They are seeking land that might be suitable for such a development and I hereby attach a Call For Land Notice. Suitable land sites can be Gifted to the parish to help create affordable homes for local people in perpetuity, or it may be possible to receive a multiple of the current agricultural land value - the established value for rural "exceptions" land values (more advice available from CCLT on request). Further information included on the below Notice.

Download the Call for Land Notice

20 is Plenty

Councillor Furnish was pleased to attend Celebration Assembly at Cusgarne Primary School last week to announce the winners of the speed awareness poster competition. Seven winning designs were chosen which have been professionally printed onto road side signs that will be put up around the parish to encourage and remind everyone to slow down and drive carefully. There were so many fantastic designs, the Parish Councillors found it very hard to choose, so well done to all the children!

20 is plenty campaign

Newsletter

Newsletter Our Spring parish newsletter has now been published. Download and have a read, by clicking the image to the right. The parish brings out a new newsletter each quarter and previous newsletters can be found here.

If you have any stories, adverts or events you wish to see featured in our newsletter, please get in touch.

We are also looking for people to help hand-deliver the newsletter to various areas of the parish.

Get involved

Gwennap Church Lych Gate There are plenty of ways to get involved with things around the parish. The parish council holds meetings every month. At the beginning of every meeting Parishioners are invited to speak and give their opinion on any matter they wish.

Fly tipping

Fly tipping is a real problem in and around Gwennap Parish. If there is an unsightly mess tipped in an area near you, phone Cornwall Council on 0300 1234141. This is a number specifically for fly tipping. They will want to know what sort of rubbish it is, and the exact location, so a road name, post code or distance from a known landmark will help.

Communities of Interest


The next parish council meeting is at Gwennap Parish Rooms, Richard Jory Playing Fields on 18th April at 7pm


Get in touch

Terweena
Trevarth Road
Trevarth TR16 6AB

07970 730629
E-Mail: clerk@gwennap-parish.net


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