Tenders invited for footpath paring schedule

Tenders are invited for the maintenance of the Public Footpaths in St Breward Parish from suitably qualified contractors.

Persons wishing to tender for this work must have the required insurance, and be prepared to wear protective clothing where necessary. Users of chain saws must have the appropriate operating certificate.

A suggested width for a footpath is 1.5 metres with a height of 2 metres.

  • Single cuts should by typically undertaken in June.
  • 2 Cuts: First cut should typically be undertaken between May & July and the second cut between August & September.
  • 3 cuts: These are to be undertaken at a time agreed by the contractor and the Parish Council.

These dates are subject to alteration as a result of annual variance is seasonal weather conditions. The Parish Council will liaise with the contractor in respect of the timing of the work.

To view the paring schedule, please click here. Tenders to be submitted by Monday 1st April to:

Anita Cornelius, Clerk to St Breward Parish Council, Hantergantick Farm, St Breward, PL30 4NH

March edition of Parish magazine now available

The latest edition of the parish magazine for St Breward, Blisland with Temple and Helland is now available from St Breward Stores.

Catch up with the local news, including the Licensing Service of our new vicar; find out what events are planned in the next month; read the articles  – and enjoy the quizzes and jokes.

Great value for only £1.

Potholes, and other highway problems

Cornwall Council is responsible for over 7272km (4545 miles) of roads, from major principal roads to narrow country lanes – this includes repairing potholes.

The Council relies on the public to report highway problems: you can do this online by clicking here, or by phoning 0300 1234 222 and following the guidance. Remember to note the reference number you are given as you may want to call Cornwall Council back to enquire about progress.

Further details can be found by clicking here.

February edition of Parish magazine

Copies of the February edition of the Parish magazine are still available from St Breward Stores.

Keep up to date with the happenings in St Breward, Blisland with Temple and Helland; find out what’s planned for the future; do the quizzes; read the adverts – and enjoy the jokes!

Parish Council meeting 6th February

The next monthly meeting of St Breward Parish Council will be held on Tuesday 6th February at the Memorial Hall. The meeting begins at 7pm and there will be an opportunity for members of the public to speak at the very beginning of the meeting.

All are welcome.To view the Agenda, please click here.

Chyryn Drive Housing: meeting on 21st February

Chyryn Drive is a new development of 1, 2, 3 and 4 bed properties due for completion spring/summer 2018

A drop-in meeting will be held on Wednesday 21st February, 4-7pm at the Memorial  Hall

A representative from Devon & Cornwall Housing will be present to answer questions about renting or purchasing (shared ownership) of properties on this development.

Please note: registration must be done on-line: it will not be possible to register at this event. 

All allocations will be made subject to applicants’ meeting a Section 106 agreement which shows a strong local connection to:

1st Priority: The Primary Parish of St Breward

2nd Priority: St Tudy, Michaelstow, Advent, Davidstow, Altarnun

and Blisland

The ‘Area Local Connection‘ criteria are as follows:

  • Applicants have been permanently resident in a relevant priority for at least 3 years prior to advertising; or
  • Applicants being formerly permanently resident in a relevant priority for a continuous period of at least 5 years; or
  • Applicants having their permanent place of work in a relevant priority for a continuous period of 3 years prior to advertising (more than 16 hours per week/non seasonal); or
  • Having a connection through an immediate family member who is currently resident in a relevant priority, and has been resident for a period of at least 5 years prior to advertising.

Advice for rented & shared ownership housing and information can be found on Cornwall Homechoice

To find out all the details about criteria and applications, please click here.

Please contact DCH Lettings on 01392 814550 or email lettings@dchgroup.com