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Town Councillor Vacancy

Town Councillor Vacancy

After nominations to the Parish Council election for CALLINGTON Town Council, TWO vacancies exist. In accordance with the Representation of the People Act 1985 s21 920 b), the Parish/Town Council has been instructed by Cornwall Council to fill the vacant seat/s by...

Mural Competition 2021

Mural Competition 2021

W A N T E D Calling all artists, professional or amateur Once again, Callington Town Council is holding an art competition to create three murals to be installed on the wall above Lloyds Pharmacy in New Road, opposite Bradleys Estate Agents.  The initial creations...

Telephone Line Interruption

Telephone Line Interruption

We have been notified by Western Power Distribution that they will be temporarily cutting the power to the Town Hall facilities tomorrow, Thursday 25th March 2021, during working hours. This will affect our telephone system so please be aware that we will not be able...

Notice of Elections

Notice of Elections

Elections are to be held for Town and Parish Councillors, Cornwall Councillors and for a Police & Crime Commissioner for Devon & Cornwall. In all cases, if the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021. Details of each election can...

Funding To Help Revitalise Town – 1st Steps

Funding To Help Revitalise Town – 1st Steps

Over recent months, Callington Town Council has been deliberating over whether to apply for Town Vitality Funding available from Cornwall Council which aims to improve the economic, social and environmental issues of our Town Centres. On first consideration it was...

The Rise In Your Council Tax Bill

The Rise In Your Council Tax Bill

As explained in our February Newsletter, this week the Council Tax bills have started coming through you letter box and you will notice a change in your direct debit to Cornwall Council for the new financial year. There is understandably much interest over this...

Roadside Hedge and Tree Management

Roadside Hedge and Tree Management

Cornwall Council has a legal duty to prevent, as far as is reasonably possible, the obstruction of the highway. This includes ensuring that landowners and occupiers properly manage the growth of their trees and hedges on the roadside. Cornwall’s roads are bounded by...

Citizens Advice Cornwall

Citizens Advice Cornwall

The latest copy of the Citizens Advice Cornwall newsletter is now out.  There are some very useful articles about Fuel Poverty, the EU Settlement Scheme and help for landlords who may need advice if the pandemic has caused rent to dry up.  There are also a number of...

Urban Terrace, Callington

Urban Terrace, Callington

Proposed Affordable Housing Development The proposed development includes a 100% affordable housing scheme, delivered by Cornwall Council. The proposal includes spacious and accessible units comprising of 11 x dwellings and 4 x apartments, a mix of one, two and three...

Callington Poppy Wave

Callington Poppy Wave

As many Remembrance Services and Parades in Cornwall have had to be cancelled, a volunteer group in our Town set to work during lockdown to make sure that those that lost their lives were not forgotten.  Over 9,000 poppies were knitted, crocheted and crafted to...