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Recent News

Notice of Election for Menheniot Ward

Mar 4, 2016

Notice is hereby given that a casual vacancy exists in the office of Unitary Councillor for the Menheniot Electoral Division of Cornwall Council. In accordance with the Local Government Act 1972 (section 89(1)(B)) the vacancy will be filled by an election within thirty-five days after two electors for the council area give notice in writing to: The Proper Officer of Cornwall Council at the Council Offices, 39 Penwinnick Road, St Austell, PL25 5DR requesting that an election be held. Kate Kennally, Returning Officer. When notice of the election...

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Bernie Ellis

Feb 23, 2016

Councillor C Bernard Ellis November 1943 – February 2016 With his farming background Bernie knew that good soil and strong roots are the sound foundation for future growth and sustainability. He was a local boy, born at Trebarras to Grace and John Ellis of Pensipple, the eldest of brothers David and Jonathan. He attended Trewidland School, first as a pupil, then as Chair of Governors, which exemplifies how Bernie always gave something back – although sometimes that could be a retort! Liskeard Grammar was followed by Bethany School,...

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Your Views on Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Feb 7, 2016

Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Unit is asking local residents to share their views on the Public Consultation Draft of their new 2016-2021 Management Plan. Over 300 responses were received during an informal 12 week consultation during Summer 2015, seeking views on the use and gaps of the current Cornwall AONB Management Plan 2011-2016.  These valuable comments have helped in the writing of the Public Consultation Draft of the new 2016-2021 Plan. The closing date for comments is midday on Monday 21st March 2016.  Comments...

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Indian Queens and Landulph Refurbishment

Jan 7, 2016

National Grid will be carrying out essential refurbishment of the overhead line between the Indian Queens and Landulph substations during 2016. The 50km route has 145 pylons. NG has already written directly to farms which will be affected by the work to get permissions for access. However, there will be some road disruption to some local roads starting in April 2016, and finishing by late autumn 2016. You can pick up a leaflet that explains more about the refurbishment at the Spar shop in Menheniot or get up to date information direct from the...

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Liskeard Have Your Say Panel Crime Statistics

Jan 5, 2016

Crime Statistics for Oct/Nov 2015   Individual Parish Oct 2015 Nov 2015 Dobwalls & Trewidland 6 0 Linkinhorne 2 2 Menheniot# 3 2 St.Cleer 3 5 St.Ive 7 5 St.Keyne 1 1 St.Neot 5 2 St.Pinnock* 2 0 Warleggan 0 0 Total 29 17 Excluding *Trago Mills #Bubble retail park Menheniot CRIME TYPE Oct 2015 Nov 2015 Anti Social Behaviour     Burglary 1   Criminal Damage and Arson     Drugs 1 1 Other Crime     Possession of Weapons     Public...

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National Grid power line refurbishment

Dec 11, 2015

During 2016, National Grid will carry out essential refurbishment of the overhead line between the Indian Queens and Landulph Substations. This will take place across a 50km route of 145 pylons. A Google Map is available on our website that shows the route. Your electricity supply will not be affected by this work. Preparation work will begin in January 2016. The line refurbishment is expected to start in April 2016. We’ll replace equipment in sections along the line. We expect work to finish by late Autumn 2016. Why are we doing this...

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Tesco Local Community Scheme launches 19 October 2015

Oct 26, 2015

We’re delighted to announce that the money raised from the 5p bag charge in Tesco stores in the UK will be used to pay for a large number of local projects to improve green spaces in communities right across the UK. Projects that will get the green light as a result of the funding will include building new pocket parks, sports facilities, woodland walks and community gardens. Groundwork will administer the funding and we will be working with greenspace scotland to support successful projects in Scotland. The first funding round of the...

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Japanese Knotweed and other invasive non-native plants

Sep 21, 2015

Devon & Cornwall Police have asked the parish council to make residents aware of some of the dangers surrounding invasive plants such as Japanese knotweed, and changes in the law which compel the police to take action against people who do not take steps to control their growth. Invasive non-native plants are those species which have been “introduced” to areas outside their normal range by humans and have the ability to spread and pose serious threats to biodiversity, the economy and human health. The invasive non-native plants that...

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Community Energy Switch initiative launch

Jan 20, 2015

Householders across Cornwall are being encouraged to join forces to cut their energy bills through a new initiative called Community Energy Switch. The collective switching service has been launched by the Cornwall-based charity Community Energy Plus, which provides services to help householders reduce their energy use and ensure that they can afford to heat their homes.  The charity is working with the national switching organisation energyhelpline to co-ordinate their collective switch and link into the group buying power of several other...

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New CRHA houses for letting in February

Dec 30, 2014

CORNWALL RURAL HOUSING ASSOCIATION New development at Park an Keres, Menheniot Our new development of one, two and three bedroom properties will shortly become available for letting. Properties are due for completion in February 2015. The properties afford a fitted kitchen, lounge, downstairs WC, bathroom with shower over bath, double glazing and gas central heating. Own Garden and Parking Available. Rental Guidelines based on 80% “Affordable Market Rent” One Bedroom – £92.92 per week. Two Bedroom – £106.15 per...

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Upcoming Events

Menheniot Garden Club 2016 Programme

Jan 19, 2016

Meetings held at Menheniot Parish Hall at 7.30pm (unless otherwise informed) 19th January DOUBLE PRIMROSES Speaker Caroline Stone 16th February PESTS & DISEASES Speaker Owen Glyn Smith 15th March HEMEROCALLIS (Daylillies) Speaker Cassie Corby 19th April IN GERTRUDE JEKYLL COUNTRY Speaker Pat Ward 31st May LETHYTEP GARDEN Visit Penadlake Lanreath meet – bus stop 1.30pm – car share 21st June GARDEN SAFARI Visit Roseland Menheniot meet – 6.30pm 19th July BODMIN PLANT & HERB Visit NURSERY meet – bus stop 6.15pm – car...

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Election Q&A

Mar 31, 2016

An Election Q&A will be held in the Parish Hall on Thursday 31 March at 7.30pm. WE NEED GOOD QUESTIONS We are asking you to email in questions to plan@menheniotparishcouncil.co.uk beforehand so that the chair of the event can get a feel for what the important topics are, and create a balanced programme. We can also accept questions on the night. Please send me your own questions for inclusion as soon as you can. They may be edited if too...

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Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir & Torpoint Lady Singers

Apr 2, 2016

Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir & Torpoint Lady Singers Present a joint concert at St Lalluwy Church, Menheniot on Saturday 2nd April 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets @ £6 each available from: John Edwards, TVMVC, 01579 326077 or Wendy Thompson, St Lalluwy Church, Tel. 01503 240681 www.TamarValleyMVC.co.uk

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Menheniot Movies

Apr 20, 2016

Brooklyn Young Irish girl in the ’50s emigrates to America and finds romance. Home visit leads to a choice between two countries. Showing at The Old School, Menheniot on Wednesday 20th April 7:00pm for 7:30pm SUBSCRIPTION is £10 for the 5 films GUESTS £3.00 a film Information from Jenny Vallance Tel: 348003, at South End (left of the Old School)    

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‘By Royal Appointment’

Apr 22, 2016

A private collection of Norman Hartnell Gowns, Drawings and Memorabilia. 22nd, 23rd and 24th April 2016 at St Lalluwy’s Church, Menheniot PL14 3RS 10:00am – 5:00pm Friday & Saturday 12:30 – 5:00pm Sunday, followed by choral evensong Evening talk Friday at 7:00pm by Claire Williams, Norman Hartnell’s god-daughter £5 entry fee (reduction for group bookings of over 10) Refreshments available throughout. Enquiries and group bookings: 01503 240681 or 01579...

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Picnic Lunch at Adrenaline Quarry

Apr 23, 2016

The Real Junk Food Project Plymouth Launch Lunch at Adrenalin Quarry. Come and have a delicious picnic lunch at Adrenalin Quarry on April 23rd at 1.00! This community event will be brought to you by The Real Junk Food Project which intercepts surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away and makes lovely meals for you to enjoy! Come and find out more about what we are all about and enjoy a great lunch in beautiful surroundings. The real Junk Food project operates on a Pay as You feel basis, you can give money time or skills in return for a...

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