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Menheniot Parish Council

Welcome to the Menheniot Parish Council website

Dydh da. Welcome!

On our website, you will be able to find out all you need about the council's work and the services it delivers to residents and visitors of our community.

If you are looking for information about this council, you can view and download Document 1 as a handy guide to what it does, or browse along the menu at the top of this page.

If you are looking for details of what services Cornwall Council provides, such as recycling, planning and planning enforcement, potholes and fly-tipping, visit their website at

Your privacy
We are committed to protecting your personal information. We aim to be clear and open about our data and security practices.

Where we ask you to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement, and in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018. Your parish council is registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) and we follow all their code of practice. You can view and download our General Privacy Notice under Document 2 below.

What your parish council does

General Privacy Notice

16th April 2023

Annual Audit | Public Rights

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other documents relating to those records must be made available for inspection by any person interested. For the year ended 31 March 2024, these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to:

John Hesketh, Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer
Lambest Cottage, Menheniot PL14 3RE
Tel 01579-342437

Public Rights Notice 2023/24

14th June 2024

Next Parish Council Meeting 20 June 2024 7pm

The next scheduled meeting of the Parish Council will be held on the date indicated above at The Old School, Menheniot PL14 3QY.

Members of the public are welcome attend and can speak, if they wish, during Public Participation. We have published a short guide to what happens during council meetings: view and download a copy from the link below.

Please note the earlier, permanent start time.

Attending a council meeting

Civic Calendar 2024

20th May 2024

New Bus Timetable 31 Mar 2024

Saltash Red Bus are introducing a new timetable for buses to and from Menheniot. Comes into effect 31 March, so the first changes will be on Wednesday 3 April amd Friday 5 April. Copies are posted up in the shelters at Menheniot and Merrymeet.

New Bus Timetable

20th March 2024

Safeguarding for children and vulnerable adults

This council takes seriously its responsibility under the current legislation to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and adults, and to work together with other agencies to ensure that there are adequate arrangements within our organisation to identify and support those who are suffering harm. Where someone is suffering significant harm, or is likely to do so, action will be taken to protect that person.

Please contact the Clerk’s Office if you have any concerns. All calls in strictest confidence.

Safeguarding Policy

17th January 2024

Vacancy for parish councillor

Due to recent resignations from the parish council, Rule 8 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules 1986 now applies and the council now has a vacancy for one councillor. If you are interested, please contact the Clerk’s Office for more information or click the ‘parish council’ tab above.

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Contact the Clerk's Office

20th May 2024

Menheniot Annual Parish Meeting 16 May 2024 Chair's Report

The Chair of the parish council, Cllr Adrian Cole has presented his annual report on the council's activities for 2023-24. Read his report from the link below.

Menheniot Annual Report 2023-24

20th May 2024

Appointment of parish councillor

At its public meeting on 16 May 2024, councillors voted unanimously to co-opt Mr Steve Roberts to serve as parish councillor until May 2025. All councillors welcome Steve and wish him well in his new role.

20th May 2024

Blooming Marvellous Menheniot

Help make Menheniot Green and join the community in supporting our RHS Village in Bloom Competition entry for this year. The entry being coordinated by Menhheniot Green in conjunction with the Parish Council, will be made in April with judging in July and will involve all of the community.

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Contact your councillor

22nd March 2024

How the parish council spends your money 2024/2025

At their public meeting on 14 December 2023, councillors voted to approve the parish council budget for 2024/2025 and to set a precept (local council tax) that will be charged out to residents in the coming year. This note explains what the council’s budget for next year is and sets out how it manages residents’ tax receipts.

The precept for 2024/2025 has been agreed at £26,832. This is an increase of £1,632 (6.5%) set against a current inflation rate of 6.7% (September 2023 CPI). The cost to a Band D property is an increase from £38.55 in the current year to £40.68 (5.5% or £2.13)

How the council spends your money

22nd February 2024

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