Welcome to the Menheniot Parish website

If you want to find out what’s going on in the parish, what’s going to happen or even what happened in the distant past, this is the place to look. The site is provided by, and maintained through, the Parish Council.


Notice of vacancy in the office of Parish Councillor

William (Bill) Mowbray has resigned from the parish council, and we now have a casual vacancy. If by 7 July, a request for an election is received by the Returning Officer of Cornwall Council from at least 10 residents, an election will be held. If the officer receives less than 10 requests, the vacancy will be filled by co-option. You can contact the returning officer at Council Offices, St Austell One-Stop-Shop, 39 Penwinnick Road, PL25 5DR. Telephone 01209-614195. The full notice can be read here.


On this web site you will find details about the Parish itself, it’s history, news, events, activities, groups and societies, the businesses, the parish councillors and parish council meetings. The site is provided by, and maintained through, the Parish Council. If you think that something is missing or wrong, please let us know.


EU Referendum Thursday 23 June 2016. Are you registered to vote?

You have until midnight on 7 June to make your application. Go online to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. Need a postal vote? Make a new application before 8 June 2016. Voting by proxy? 15 June 2016 is your deadline. 

Indian Queens and Landulph Refurbishment

Preparation work for National Grid refurbishment starts January 2016. Click here for more information.

Doddycross Pump House Update jUNE 2016

Please read this  letter about repairs to The Pump House. You’ve asked for a slate roof. This is what the council can do, and we are applying to Cornwall Council for a top up grant so that we can replace the old roof with a slate one..


Menheniot (Cornish: Mahunyes) is a civil parish and village in Cornwall.  The meaning of the name is “sanctuary of Neot”.  The village has a primary school, a pub, a shop and a post office.

Groups & Activities

Details of the various groups operating and activities available in the parish can be found here.


Events going on in and around Menheniot parish are posted here