Callington Library – Temporary Opening Hours

MONDAY                                                      CLOSED

TUESDAY                                                       13.00 – 16.00

WEDNESDAY                                                 CLOSED

THURSDAY                                                    13.00 – 16.00

FRIDAY                                                          10.00 – 13.00

SATURDAY                                                    10.00 – 12.00

Library Opening Hours 24-08-2020

WANTED!! Calling all artists, amateur, professional, young or old!

Callington Town Council, in conjunction with Callington Virtual Festival,

are restarting the three mural art competition

The winners will have their murals placed prominently on
Lloyds Pharmacy wall opposite Bradleys Estate Agent, New Road, Callington

We would like you to design a mural
(Callington theme preferred but not essential) put on a piece of A4 paper, once complete, please photograph and send the photo to by August 22nd 2020

The entries will be judged by the 29th August 2020 by a panel chaired by the Mayor and Portreeve, Councillor Mrs Susan Tolman

The winners will be given one of the mural boards
(1701.8mm x 1219.2mm x 12mm which is A4 ratio)

The winners will also be given £60 each to buy materials

Then their mural board will be put on display

This competition will be run annually

We look forward to receiving your fantastic entries!
Many thanks must go to

Travis Perkins, Callington
for donating the mural boards

Trewartha, Gregory and Doidge, Callington
for donating the marine varnish for sealing the boards

Prestige Professional Cleaning Services
for doing a fantastic power wash on the mural wall, free of charge

East Cornwall Property Care
for taking down the old murals and putting up the new murals, free of charge


WANTED mural poster

CRL Digger

Cornwall Resources News Update

Covid-19 has had a massive impact on businesses and Cornwall Resources Limited had to manage its affairs accordingly. All 3 staff have remained employed throughout and none have been furloughed. Work has continued on various desk based projects much of this has been achieved by working safely from home.

During the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic CRL was pleased to be able to make £500 donations to the Callington Foodbank and the Callington Band.

On the 8th June Strategic Minerals the parent company of CRL announced on the stock exchange that it had successfully raised £1.2m. This money is primarily to pay New Age Exploration the final instalment for the purchase of their 50% ownership of CRL. This final payment was announced on the 25th June and CRL’s Redmoor Project is now 100% owned by a British company registered on the London Aim Stock Exchange.

Another recent development is that Cornwall Resources have joined the Critical Minerals Association, an organisation which aims to provide a robust supply chain that can help Britain deliver its Industrial Strategy and meet the critical mineral needs of the economy. Cornwall Resources are pleased to join other companies including from elsewhere in Cornwall to help achieve this. Their website, which includes a Q&A session with CRL (under ‘news’) can be seen at

Re-opening of Play Parks

In line with Government guidance we are now in a position to reopen the play parks  as from Saturday 4th July, from 10.00am.

Staff will be removing the tapes and putting up signage on Saturday morning, please allow them time to do this and not arrive before 10.00am.

Whilst the Covid-19 alert level remains in place, you should observe the following requirements, and help us minimise the risks of transmission.

All visitors should wash or sanitise their hands before entering the play area, and again on leaving.  Bring your own sanitiser or wipes with you if you can.

Children should be supervised carefully to maintain good hygiene, please ensure children wait their turn to use equipment where it is safe to do so.

Please take all of your PPE and litter home with you.

X   Please do not enter this facility if you, or anyone in your household, are showing symptoms or are self-isolating

X   Please do not enter if the facility appears busy, and avoid equipment if already occupied

X   If possible ensure that all visitors avoid shouting, touching faces or mouths and observe social distancing rules from anyone outside of            their household or support bubble

X   Do not eat food or smoke in the play area

X   Please remember that the Covid-19 virus can survive longer on internal hard surfaces so if possible,  entering tube slides, play tunnels or          small playhouses should be avoided.

To help us maintain this facility in a safe and useable condition during these extraordinary times, please tell us about any safety issues or defects:

   Email:       Tel:   01579 384039


Contacting Citizens Advice in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Although our offices and outreach operations are closed during the Covid19 restrictions, we are still continuing to offer our services to the public:

Text ADVICE to 78866 or for debt issues, text DEBT to 78866 and we’ll call you back within 48 hours (excluding bank holidays and weekends).
Call us on 03444-111444 Mondays to Fridays between 10am and 4pm.

Check our website at for useful, up-to-date infor-mation on a wide range of subjects and to take part in a webchat session.


Our office in The Cove at the Royal Cornwall Hospital is closed during the coronavirus out-break but our advisers are still working. Please email or call 01872-672090. Callers will be asked to leave a message, and can expect a call back within 24 hours (excluding weekends).

PLEASE NOTE: All phone calls are charged at your normal rate.


Citizens Advice Cornwall is a local charity which depends on grants and donations. Please con-sider making a contribution to our work by using the DONATE button on our website.


Opportunity to become a Member of Citizens Advice Cornwall

Citizens Advice Cornwall is an independent charity and a member of the national Citizens Advice Service.

We offer free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to individuals on their rights and responsibilities. As an organisation we value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We have nine main offices and six outreaches across the Cornwall and on the Isles of Scilly and in the last year, we helped 9,610 local people with more than 55,000 issues.

Our twin aims are to provide the advice people need for the problems they face, and to improve the policies and practices that impact on people’s lives, bringing issues and concerns which are common to large numbers of people to the attention of local and national government. For more information about our work, visit

For more information please click on the link below.

Citizens Advice Cornwall Membership

COVID-19 How the Citizens Advice Bureau is helping Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Please click on the link below to see how the CAB are helping people in these uncertain times and how you can obtain help.

Citizens – Spring 20



HELP for the elderly and vulnerable during COVID-19

To all Parishioners

If you are self-isolating, vulnerable, lonely, at risk, need vital shopping, or a prescription collected, there is just one number to call.

Callington Town Council
01579 384039

Leave a message stating your name, address and phone number with your requirements.

Your message will be picked up by one of our Town Council staff, who are working remotely.

Your call will be transferred to one of our Volunteer Group Organisers (Lions, Rotary, Battling-On, Churches Combined or Town Council Staff).

The Duty Organiser for that day will inform one of their volunteers of your message and you will be contacted by that volunteer.

All volunteers have been issued with ID cards and receipt books. This is to prove they are genuine and that you can trust them.

How you pay will be discussed between yourselves and the volunteer.

This help program is currently available between 9:00am and 2:00pm and run between Monday to Friday.  If requirements increase and the volunteers are available, we will endeavour to extend the hours.



Help for the vulnerable during COVID-19

During these unprecedented times the Town Council have taken the decision to have the April edition of the newsletter delivered door-to-door where possible, rather than having it available from various outlets, which are currently closed due to Covid-19. The newsletter will also be available on our website at

Attached to each newsletter will be information about helping those most vulnerable in our community, it reads:

‘For those vulnerable in our community that are alone, without any friends or family network, help may be at hand. The Town Council is co-ordinating offers of support from some of our local voluntary groups, to collect vital prescriptions and essential groceries to our residents.

Please don’t sit at home and worry, contact the Town Council and we will do our best to assist you during this time.

Telephone 01579 384039 and leave a CLEAR message with your name, contact details and address.

Alternatively email’

Stay safe.