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Crest of St Germans Parish Council

Parish Council News

26 April 2021 Parish Council virtual meeting agenda

Tamara Landscape Partnership Launch & Tamar Valley AONB Annual Forum - Wednesday 19th May 2021

Latest transport updates for South East Cornwall (as at 17 April 2021)

Citizens Advice Spring 2021 newsletter

The Notices of Statement of Persons Nominated for the Elections to be held on 6th May 2021 have been published on the Cornwall Council website.

The Notices can be viewed on the Cornwall Council website using the links below:

Cornwall Council candidates (we are Rame Peninsula & St Germans)

St Germans Parish Council (click on candidates standing for Town and Parish elections and then scroll down for St Germans)

Police and Crime Commissioner (Click on the link under Election notices to go to the notices on the Exeter City Council website)

Sustainable Food Cornwall are running this survey (They are seeking guidance, ideas and evidence to help shape a more sustainable food system for Cornwall. It should take around 7-8 minutes and your help would be gratefully received)

HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021

We were saddened to learn of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. St Germans Parish Council wishes to pass on their sincere condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and The Royal Family.

Information for High Streets and Seaside resorts for Summer 2021

The Rural Bulletin (7 April 2021)

Tamar Valley news bulletin

Nature in Cornwall Survey

Forest for Cornwall

Please note its still possible to submit your CENSUS form. Access the link here to request a new unique access code (30 March 2021)

Tamar Bridge resurfacing work April - September 2021

What is a Parish Council?

Election 2021 timetable

Parish Council Notice of Election 6 May 2021 The Parish, Town and City Council Elections will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021. All seats on all of these councils in Cornwall are due for re-election

6 May 2021 Cornwall Council Elections (we are Rame Peninsula and St Germans)

6 May 2021 Police and Crime Commissioner Elections

Cornwall Council Business Regulatory Support Team are holding webinars as follows:
21 Apr 3pm Post lockdown webinar for larger event organisers (town markets, small concerts, sporting events, etc)

22 Apr 11am Covid 19 Business Legislation Updates and Support

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

Extra funds available in Cornwall addressing climate emergency

Green Cornwall - Do you have a great idea that could make Cornwall greener? Tell us in 100 words about your potential Crowdfunder project and enter an exciting competition

Don't forget Cornwall libraries are still open for a click and collect service.

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

Localism Vision and Strategy Cornwall Council

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

How to contact the Police

Cornwall Wildlife Trust: Emergency Appeal

Defibrillator overview - Restart a heart

Cormac Highways and Environment update

Please contact clerk@stgermansparishcouncil.gov.uk if you think your road salt bin needs replenishing.

Ash dieback information

Roadside hedge and tree management fact sheet from Cormac (Feb 2021)

Parking charges suspended in all Council car parks until end of lockdown

For South East Cornwall residents the NHS has announced the roll out of the Covid-19 vaccine at Pensilva practice. Please see the below links to providers in Cornwall, all of which are available for the public to request help or volunteer: Support services NHS Or Volunteer Cornwall Or Age UK Cornwall

Updated guidelines on Treland Playpark, St Germans (which remains open)

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.

Covid-19 Information Packs to support communities

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)

Latest updates from Cornwall Wildlife Trust

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

Cornwall Council Information about Coronavirus

Free support for businesses in Cornwall

SUEZ offering free recycling plant tours

Cornwall Community Flood Forum Annual Conference (Friday 6 November 2020)

Community resilience fund from the Police

Please respect the countryside code

8 day speed results on Church Street St Germans

Be#ScamAware

Cornwall Community Foundation Funding available

Adult Social Care - key links to support for all members of the public

Adult Social Care - key links to support for people with health and wellbeing needs

Adult Social Care - key links to support for people with specialist needs

Cornwall Council Covid-19 Business Support Package

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.

Carbon neutral Cornwall 2030 Climate emergency

Government support for employers

Coronavirus Awareness

More Information

Latest Parish Council News

COVID-19 - On behalf of your Parish Council may we take this opportunity to send you and your families our best wishes, please do follow government guidance, encourage others to do so and stay safe.

People can check out where the hotspots are on the government's interactive map here

St Germans Parish Council

Important support


Cornwall Council’s phone lines for COVID-19 and shielding enquiries:

  • 0300 123 1118 for COVID-19
  • 0300 123 4334 for shielding enquiriesclinically vulnerable
  • All coronavirus related enquiries or issues email covid19@cornwall.gov.uk. (This email address is monitored seven days-a-week.)

Cornwall Council has now launched a COVID19 Community Toolkit.

Safer Cornwall website

Volunteer Cornwall is leading the coordination and recruitment of new volunteers. Please see Volunteer Cornwall 

Requests for help - If someone needs help either email requestforhelp@volunteercornwall.org.uk or telephone 01872 266988

Find out more about the support available for businesses here: Business Rate Support Council Tax Support and Growth Hub

**The Parish Council purchased a marquee and a gazebo during 2020. These can be borrowed by the St Germans community for events. Please contact the Clerk with your enquiry.**

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