• Are you passionate about your community?
• Do you want to help make a long-lasting change?
• Do you have innovative ideas for the council?
• Do you have concerns about a specific issue and want to do something about it?
If this is you, then we need you. We need people from all backgrounds and experiences who reflect their community to put themselves forward for election. Make a change and become a councillor.
Please visit the Cornwall Council Elections page for more information on the Town and Parish Elections on 6th May 2021.
Week St. Mary Parish Council recognises that from time to time there will be concerns expressed by members of the public over the activities of the Council or one of its members or employees......
All parish council meetings are advertised as a public meeting and as such could be filmed or recorded by broadcasters, the media or members of the public.
Japanese knotweed is a strong-growing, clump-forming perennial, with tall, dense annual stems. Stem growth is renewed each year from the stout, deeply-penetrating creeping underground stems.
An amendment to the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 includes Japanese knotweed and other invasive non-native plants.
Bags of Help is the community grant scheme funded by the 5p government plastic bag levy. The levy helped to reduce the use of single use plastic bags by over 80%since it was introduced.
The grant criteria changed in February 2017 and it is now open to any not-for-profit organisation to apply for ANY activity that will be of community benefit.
Hedgehogs are in trouble. Numbers in the UK have fallen from 36 million in the 1950s to less than a million today. It is feared that hedgehogs could become extinct in less than a decade.
...therefore, from 1 July 2016, Blue Badge holders, with an adapted vehicle or a registered disable vehicle that qualifies for free tax, are able to register their vehicle to park for free in Cornwall Council car parks.
The Family Information Service (FIS) is Cornwall’s main signposting service for parents and carers of children aged from 0–20, or 25 if they have additional needs. As well as providing advice over the telephone, we also have a website full of information for families and professionals. So call, email or visit our directory for any family related enquiry and we will try to point you in the right direction.
Living in a village means many of us need a car to access work, shops, college, etc. Parking is, and has been for some time, a problem, particularly at this time of year when a large volume of agricultural equipment is being moved through the village.
The Parish Council are appealing to all car owners who have off-street parking to use this whenever possible.
This will allow those without this facility to use the limited on street parking and ensure that agricultural machinery and lorries can drive through the village without difficulty. Thank you for your co-operation and also thanks to all those who already use their off-street parking.
Micheline Smith on behalf of Week St. Mary Parish Council
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