. Welcome to Mawnan Parish Council

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The Parish Clerk is on holiday from 26th Feb to 10th Mar, so no emails or phone message will be responded to during this period.  If it’s a true emergency please contact one of your Parish Councillors.

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Remember to get yourself registered to vote

Elections for parish and county councillors take place on 6th May.  All of the seats on the parish council are open- it doesn’t matter if you have been a councillor for 30 years, only in the village for 6 months or just come into Mawnan to work – you can stand for election.

Have a say on our current projects which include creating a new parish woodland/ community green space; investigating a new parish office at the Memorial Hall; upgrading the Junior Playing Field and building Climate Resilience into the wider parish.   

If you don’t want to have a seat on the Parish Council don’t just sit back on the sofa … either join us live via ZOOM on the 3rd Thursday of the month or view our recorded meetings on Facebook #MawnanParishCouncil.  You can still pass on your comments after the meeting or get thing tabled for inclusion next time.


Road closure in place on Maenporth Road between Maenporth Beach and Tregidna Farm, from Monday 8 March to Friday 6 April while civil engineering works take place to the retaining wall. (Heard that last time in 2013 when it took over 4 MONTHS to do the works!!)

Works will be undertaken between the hours of 8.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday. The road will be reopened after working hours and at the weekends, where it is safe to do so.

Please plan your journeys to the outside world accordingly – you may need extra time to get out of the village into appointments – and please use the Argal Road, not Carlidnack unless you want to spend all your time queued or in reverse!


Contract for cutting the parish’s open spaces (including Junior Playing Field & Carwinion Recreation Ground) from April 2021 to March 2024 now open.

Full specification details can be found on the here. The clerk can be contacted by email with any questions.
Closing date is noon on the 12th March 2021

The parish council hope to have a presentation from the Area Census Coordinator, John Floyd at the start of the February 17th meeting. Come live on ZOOM or watch via #MawnanParishCouncil
This will be taking place this year but John can explain how it will work with the current restrictions. Questions will be taken if we have time.

Volunteer Cornwall are still recruiting volunteers to help out at the mass vaccination sites at Stithians.

There is more information is available within the Vaccination Programme Pack which can be downloaded here: https://www.volunteercornwall.org.uk/component/phocadownload/category/30-covid?download=311:covid-19-vaccination-programme-volunteer-overview-pack.

Please, DO NOT  ring the parish council to offer to volunteer- we are just passing the message along.

Lockdown 3 & the Parish Council

The Parish Council will once again try to keep the flow of information going using the parish and community websites, so please check these regularly for information.  www.mawnan.org.uk or http://www.mawnanparish.co.uk/community/mawnan-parish-15232/home

Mawnan Parish Council will continue to function although the offices remain closed to the public.  The clerk will be working from home but is still in contact via normal channels – email clerk@mawnan.org.uk or leave a phone message on 01326 251022, which she will return (be warned I tend to check only on Wednesday morning) .  There will of course be delays in this system but we hope that they will be minor.  If you need urgent help please make contact with one of the Parish Councillors directly – their details re on the PC website or to the left of this notice.

All Parish meetings will continue to take place online via Zoom, or live streamed to the parish’s Facebook page.  Full details of how to join these meetings are on the agenda section of the Parish Council website – www.mawnan.org.uk//agendas-minutes/

If you need some help yourself and cannot find anyone in the village Volunteer Cornwall have a matching service.  contact 01872 266988 or email requestforhelp@volunteercornwall.org.uk  If you feel that you could spare some time to volunteer to help others they have a series of support groups – walking buddies, shopping help, phone befriending – so check on their website for full info https://www.volunteercornwall.org.uk

If you know of an ongoing breach, feel someone or something happening in the village is unsafe or goes against the current restrictions please report this to the dedicated Enforcement team- email covid19@cornwall.gov.ukThey will assess the report and pass onto the most appropriate service from the police to family care to the volunteer support sector and guarantee a 48 hour to response.  The police are patrolling and have extended powers so you can also report breaches to then online  using the form they provide.

Both Cornwall Volunteers and Cornwall Council have weekly e-newsletters that we strongly suggest you sign up to.  It will get you the latest information and lots of other routes to support during this anxious time.

Please stay safe.

Mawnan Parish Council

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Weekly support newsletters

… can all be accessed by selecting the link here which will take you to the Cornwall Council covid newsletter page or to read the Cornwall Volunteer newsletters you can use this link.

Remember, if you sign up for these they could come directly to you inbox each week.

Coronavirus cases are rising rapidly across the country. This has necessitated  further period of lockdown, so you need to:

• stay at home as much as possible
• work from home if you can
• limit contact with other people
• keep your distance from people not in your household (2 metres apart
where possible)
• wash your hands regularly
• do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.

You all know the most recent advice – Hands, Face, Spaces, & fresh air.

Remember, if you think you have symptoms please do not go to your GP – self isolate yourself and ring NHS 111 and they will give you details on what needs to be done.  Please do not contact your GP to ask about vaccinations – you will be advised when you are eligible and when your session is due.

If you can download that NHS tracking app please do so – it has information on restrictions, symptoms and testing.

Carwinion Playing Field remains open for individuals to use for exercise – though it is a bit soggy underfoot. 

However we ask that you try to keep to social distancing regulations and keep 2m apart from anyone outside of your household. We also ask that you keep groups to a max of 6 individuals wherever possible.

Please don’t undertake any activity that may look like something others can join in, with, even if you are in a household bubble.  We want to avoid social groups forming.

The carpark at Carwinion Field can be used for parking if using the surrounding footpath network but we ask that you understand the Trust hold no responsibility for damages, accidents or loss if vehicles are left.  Please park responsibly and try to avoid disruption to existing users such as the pre-school.


Census 2021 –

Households across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, alongside the rest of England and Wales will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.
The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941.
It will be the first run predominantly online, with households receiving a letter with a unique access code, allowing them to complete the questionnaire on their computers, phones or tablets.
For more information, visit www.census.gov.uk. or maybe your thinking of being part of the census team? Take a look at their website at www.censusjobs.co.uk

AEDA 2nd Village defib is located outside the door of the Memorial Hall in a big yellow box

AED on outside wall of MMH


For details on any current contracts & quotes OR details on our graveyards please look under “Council Services” on the main SERVICES menu bar.  


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