"An Blu Lann-Wennap"
Gwennap Church

Parish Council

The Council supports the community of the parish in a number of areas:

  • Attendance at meetings with other bodies that affect the Parish.
  • Planning.
  • Playing Fields.
  • Footpaths.
  • Parish Finance.
  • Management of Wheal Maid Valley.
  • Dealing with correspondence affecting the Parish.
  • Mineral Tramways.
  • Historic Churchyards.

The council is usually made up of seven parish councillors and a clerk. The current councillors and clerk are:

  • Cllr Kevin Furnish - Chairman
  • Cllr Gregory Leach - Vice Chairman
  • Cllr Mike Padmore
  • Cllr David Lanyon
  • Cllr Sue Patton
  • Cllr Richard Forrest
  • Mrs Fiona Barnard - Clerk

Full contact details of the councillors are available here.

The council meets at least once a month usually on the third Thursday of the month. Meeting dates are posted on the home page of this website.

View Standing Orders (2017) of Gwennap Parish Council.

Further details of the council including copies of the Member's Interests are available on

Previous meeting minutes

The minutes from the monthly council meetings are available to download below.

2017 Meetings

2016 Meetings

2015 Meetings

2014 Meetings

2013 Meetings

2012 Meetings

2011 Meetings

2010 Meetings

2009 Meetings

2008 Meetings

2007 Meetings

2006 Meetings

2005 Meetings

2004 Meetings

2003 Meetings

2002 Meetings

2001 Meetings

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Annual Return 2016

Every small authority in England with a turnover of less than £6.5 million must complete an annual return at the end of each financial year. To view the annual return of Gwennap Parish Council for year ended 31 March 2016, click the link below to download the PDF.

Download GPC annual return for year ended 31 March 2016.

Gwennap Parish Council are subject to an annual external audit. Below is the notice of conclusion of audit.

Download notice of conclusion of audit.