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Citizens Advice Summer 2022 newsletter


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 July 3rd between 10:30-11:30 2022. See website (Date to be confirmed)


Please take time to read the Parish Councils 2022 year end financial documents under the Documents section and then Financial on this website.


Note train strikes planned!

You may have seen that the RMT (Rail, Maritime and Transport Trade Union) have today announced that they have asked members to take strike action on Tuesday 21 June, Thursday 23 June and Saturday 25 June.   The dates are the same across all Train Operators providing services for the Department for Transport (DfT) and Network Rail, and they coincide with strikes on the London Underground (21 June) as well as Glastonbury Festival in the South West between Wednesday 22 June and Sunday 26 June.


Public consultation on the A38 safety packages on the following dates:

1 July Saltash guildhall 2-7pm & 2 July 9am-noon
14 July Royal British Legion Tideford 3-8pm and 15 July 9am-noon
OR you can do the on-line response (directly below)


A38 Carkeel to Trerulefoot public consultation on-line response can be found here (closes 22 July 2022)


Every 2nd Tuesday of the month pop along to the well-being hub at the Eliot hall in St Germans; next one is on 12th July 2022. (It's all free to attend). See attached poster for details

These hubs are a fantastic way for people to access support and advice that can help them enjoy their life to the full. We’ve already been able to provide people with practical advice through the hubs, but also an opportunity to socialise which is so important for our wellbeing.



Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 S.14: Temporary Prohibition of Traffic

Location:          Hessenford Road, Seaton

Timing:           3rd July 2022 (08:00 to 16:00 hours)

Contact:          Sunbelt Rentals on behalf of OpenreachTel: 03700 500 792 /  surveys@sunbeltrentals.co.uk

Please click the following link to view a map and associated documents


Parish Council newsletter 9 June 2022


Sustainable funding available from Tamar Valley AONB


The Rural Bulletin 6 June 2022


Village hall funding


Citizens Advice Spring 2022 results for this area


Tamar Valley AONB Annual Forum Tuesday 14 June in Calstock at 2pm


New railway timetable effective 15 May 2022 so please check GWR website before travelling


Cormac verge maintenance 2022


Cormac grass cutting overview 2022


Tamar Valley News Bulletin May 2022


Forest for Cornwall Spring 2022 newsletter


FREE guided woodland walks in May


Did you know there is a free computer from Citizens Advice Cornwall installed in Scholars in St Germans where you'll be able to speak to an adviser face-to-face online. You don't need any technical knowledge because staff will be available to assist you. The computer is in a secure area so no-one will be able to overhear your conversation. To make an appointment please contact Scholars.


Cllr Ewerts Community Chest fund is open again for community project grants - please contact cllr.kate.ewert@cornwall.gov.uk for more details


Homes for Cornwall movement


Please note with immediate effect (10th April 2022) bus fares are now up to 40% cheaper. Please try and make use of the Cornish bus service.


Community funding available


New bus timetable effective 10 April 2022 (75A) can be found here


Heightened level of cyber threat - a message from the National Cyber Security Centre. Details can be found here


Please see our Useful Links page for support for Ukraine details


We also have a vacancy for a Parsh Councillor for the ward of St Germans. details can be found here


We have a vacancy for a Parish Councillor for the ward of Tideford. A Parish Council is the collective voice of your community. Get Involved and Make a Difference in 2022. Further details are here


Cornwall Council are currently running varous consultations for you to comment on here Let's Talk Cornwall


A free and varied education programme available at Maker Heights, Rame - Monuments matter to people


Please remember you can report many things to Cornwall Council yourself here


Response to consultation on the draft leisure resources strategy


Any Police concerns in St Germans Parish the Saltash Neighbourhood Team can be contacted on ciosnbmsaltash@dc.police.uk


Let's Talk Climate Action


Cornwall Climate Care latest documentary film


20 is plenty


Cornwall Wildlife Trust


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 July 3rd between 10:30-11:30 2022. See website (Date to be confirmed)


What is a Parish Council?


Saltash Foodbank Annual Report 2020-2021


Kernow connect: Services for young people


Healthy Cornwall training options


Cornish buildings at risk newsletter

So what does a Cornwall Buildings at Risk look like?

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


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: forestry@cornwall.gov.uk or telephone the Parish Council.


Free landmark trees here


Health Works for Cornwall


Workplace travel grants available


Carbon neutral Cornwall 2030 Climate emergency


Plymouth City bus timetable (and type in your village in the service finder box)


Forest for Cornwall - Look at St Germans Parish's Tree canopy 15%. Ideas for increasing contact the Clerk


Extra funds available in Cornwall addressing climate emergency


Cornwall Council has declared a Climate Emergency and Cornwall Climate Group have circulated this film highlighting issues in Cornwall


Ash dieback information

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


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.


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) (2021)


Carbon neutral Cornwall 2030 HIVE (Watch the replay. Enter email address and then choose from the Schedule, top left of the screen).


Free support for businesses in Cornwall


SUEZ offering free recycling plant tours


Community resilience fund from the Police


Please respect the countryside code


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