Christmas rubbish & recycling collection schedule here
Climate Festival in St Austell this Saturday
The Rural bulletin 23 Nov 2021
Forest for Cornwall National Tree Week 2021 newsletter (17/11/21)
Cornwall Buildings Group newsletter
Cornwall Wildlife Trust 5 ways you can have a wild winter
Keeping Cornwall updated (12 Nov 2021)
Defibrillator overview - Restart a heart - FREE Defib training Wednesday 9th November Eliot hall 6:30pm. Just turn up.
Cornwall AONB Monumental Improvement Heritage Project survey
Let's Talk Transport (closes 24 December 2021)
Cornwall and Corona-virus update
Cornwall Wildlife Trust October newsletter
To see St Germans community carbon calculator click here
News bulletin from the Tamar Valley
PLEASE NOTE: Following a safety inspection of Tideford playpark we cannot have any 3rd party pieces of equipment inside the park. The skateboard ramp has now been removed. Please retrieve it from outside the playpark. Thank you for your understanding.
RECYCLING drop off point for lots of items not taken at kerbside (click on this link to see extensive list of items) - Next collection from Eliot Arms Car Park St Germans on a Sunday XX December between 10.30-11.30. See website
Community investment projects from GWR here
Police and crime plan priorities for 2021-2025 have your say
Tamar Valley AONB news bulletin
Check your train journey here: https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/
Please remember you can report many things to Cornwall Council yourself here
Find out more about the Looe Valley Trails project and share your thoughts and ideas about the proposals Looe Valley Trails: creating a network of multi-use trails linking Liskeard, Looe, Bodmin and the Rame Peninsula The Looe Valley Trails project is a scheme which will create over 50 kms of trails in South East Cornwall for residents and visitors to walk, bicycle and horse ride.
Community Chest grants available from your Cornwall Councillor Kate Ewert more information (between £100 and £1000 grants), see the website for more details. Cllr Ewert can be contacted on email@example.com (closes Feb 2022 or earlier if funding allocated).
Highways England - A38 Trerulefoot to Carkeel Safety Package - if you have any further comments or would like any additional information please access the Highways England website Highways England - RIS 3 Schemes and use our feedback tool called ECHO (Every Customer Has an Opinion) that allows customers and stakeholders alike to comment on sections of highway that may be causing a concern or simply to provide positive feedback on the experience, please feel free to share this ECHO link with your stakeholders and colleagues. The page will be open until December 2021. Alternatively please do not hesitate to email A38TCSafetyPackage@highwaysengland.co.uk.
Any Police concerns in St Germans Parish the Saltash Neighbourhood Team can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org
Cornwall Council is managing and marking ash dieback trees at St Germans Closed Churchyard. How they manage their trees can be found here. Any queries email: email@example.com or telephone the Parish Council.
Staying safe when lockdown is lifted here
Free landmark trees here
Workplace travel grants available
Community funding available
Carbon neutral Cornwall 2030 Climate emergency
Plymouth City bus timetable (and type in your village in the service finder box)
Extra funds available in Cornwall addressing climate emergency
Business Regulatory Support (from Cornwall Council) for the business community
Forest for Cornwall - Look at St Germans Parish's Tree canopy 15%. Ideas for increasing contact the Clerk
Cornwall Council has declared a Climate Emergency and Cornwall Climate Group have circulated this film highlighting issues in Cornwall.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you think your road salt bin needs replenishing.
BEWARE of FAKE NHS Covid-19 vaccine text alerts - the texts appear to be from the NHS and states the recepient is eligible to receive the vaccine. You are then asked to click on a link to an application form. STOP! The webpage is very similar to the NHS. Remember the NHS will NEVER ask for your payment details.
Residents in St Germans Parish may receive a letter from
CORMAC about raising awareness of the disease ash dieback in ash trees.
If you have ash trees on your property please take note of the letter
and your responsibilities. Thank you. Also see 2 specific links below:
Information on managing your trees from Cornwall Council here
Information from Cornwall Council on ash dieback here
Latest statistics for St Germans is we are only recycling 28.81% of our waste. 22% of whats put in the weekly black bin bags is actually recyclable at the kerbside with 43% being genuine waste. In light of the Climate Crisis, can we try to do more to recycle. If you need help with what can be recycled use Cornwall Councils A-Z look up what can be recycled (search by item)
Carbon neutral Cornwall 2030 HIVE (Watch the replay. Enter email address and then choose from the Schedule, top left of the screen).
Grants available (through Cornwall Council)
If you know of any local organisation, group of volunteers or individuals with time and/or skills, please ask them to register with Volunteer Cornwall who is coordinating the local response in helping those in need of support during Covid-19.