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Town Council office

Town Council office

The Town Council main office is currently closed to the public.  We are hoping to re-open very soon. We are waiting on the purchase and installation of a Perspex screen to cover the wide opening at the front of the office. This will protect members of staff and the...

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...

Notice Of Persons Nominated – May 6th Elections

Notice Of Persons Nominated – May 6th Elections

Here are the Notices received from Cornwall Council concerning the forthcoming elections. For Callington Town Council, we have twelve seats for the Parish of Callington and Kelly Bray and have received ten nominations for these seats, therefore an election is not...

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...

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...