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NOTICE OF VACANCY in Office of Councillor - West Ward
Notice of vacancy in Office of Councillor - West Ward. Notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Louis Sanderson, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for Torpoint Town Council. Please see the notice attached.Read full news item
TORPOINT'S COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS
Tell us who you think is so inspiring in your town by nominating them for a Civic Award!Read full news item
VACANCY FOR A COMMUNITY HUB AND LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Please see the Job Vacancies section of the website at the bottom of the home page for more information.Read full news item
DIARY DATES APRIL 2023 ONWARDS
The local Diary Dates are updated here.Read full news item
BUDGET STATEMENT FOR 2023/2024 PRECEPT
The Town Council would like to share the financial plans for the forthcoming year and provide information on future projects and spending. This statement was compiled in January 2023 in preparation for the new Budget.Read full news item
SUPPORT TAMAR TOLL ACTION GROUP
At the February town council meeting it was resolved to: "Support the aim of the Tamar Toll Action Group to abolish the tolls on the Tamar Crossings". More information can be found at www.tamartollactiongroup.orgRead full news item
Declaration of Result of Poll Election of a Town Councillor
Please see the Declaration of Result of Poll in the East Ward, due to the resignation of Robert Newcombe.Read full news item
CYBER SECURITY PUBLIC TALKS - THURSDAY 23rd MARCH 2023
Devon and Cornwall Police Cyber Security Team are holding two public talks in the Committee Room at the Council Chambers on Thursday 23rd March starting at 2:30pm and 7:00pm. Each talk will include a question and answer session at the end and will take up to an hour, registration is NOT required.Read full news item
Torpoint Town Council - Statement of Persons Nominated - Election of a Town Councillor
Please see the Notice of Vacancy in the East Ward, due to the resignation of Robert Newcombe.Read full news item
Cornwall Council Devolution Deal Public Meeting
On Wednesday 25th January 2023 at 7pm Cornwall Council will be holding a public meeting in the Committee Room, Council Chambers, Torpoint "Come along to a public meeting to find out what the proposed devolution deal and an elected Mayor could mean for Cornwall's future. Ask questions or just listen and find out more."Read full news item
Weedspraying in the town
Contractor weed spraying of the pavements and road edges is scheduled to commence in the town from Tuesday 6th December, weather permitting.
Plastic Free Press Release October 2022
Torpoint is Awarded ‘Plastic Free Communities’ Status as it Takes Action on Single-Use Plastic.Read full news item
A Service for Remembrance Sunday St James the Great Church, Torpoint
The Order of Service for Remembrance Sunday St James the Great Church, Torpoint, Sunday 13th November 2022.Read full news item
Book of Condolences for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
A Book of Condolences is available at Torpoint Library and Community Hub for anyone who would like to leave a message, following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 9.15am to 4.30pm. The building will also open on Saturday from 9.15am - 12.00noon and on Sunday from 12.00noon to 2.30pm. Alternatively, you can visit to send your message. If unable to visit Torpoint Library and Community Hub during these times, please post messages to the Council offices 1 - 3, Buller Road. The Book of Condolences will close the day following of the funeral at 4.30pm.Read full news item
EXPERT PATIENT PROGRAMME
The Expert Patient Programme is a free six-week self-management course for anyone living in Cornwall who has a long-term health condition. It is run online by Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and people can self-refer to the course. New sessions will be starting in September. The poster has more information.
Would you like to join Torpoint Diverse Advisory Panel?
Would you like to join Torpoint Diverse Advisory Panel? The council is looking for residents living with a disability, who can support and contribute to a new advisory panel. If you are interested, please email your letter to application to the Town Clerk by Tuesday 30th August 2022. Please include the following: - 1. Your contact details. 2. What can you bring to the panel? 3. Why would you like to be included in the panel?
PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS THE LOCAL BUS SERVICE
Go Cornwall Bus/Plymouth City Bus are attending Sheviock Memorial Hall, Crafthole on Monday 20th June 2022 at 6.00pm to discuss the recent timetable changes and answer any questions from members of the public. Senior Officers from Cornwall Council and Go Cornwall Bus will be present to discuss the cuts and answer questions.
PUBLICITY STALL TO DISCUSS THE LOCAL BUS SERVICE
Go Cornwall Bus/Plymouth City Bus are attending the Local Street Market on Sunday 26th June 2022 from 10.00am - 2.00pm to discuss the recent timetable changes and answer any questions from members of the public.
Standing Orders May 2022 REVISED
Torpoint Town Council is considering the adoption of a revised version of Standing Orders, using the NALC (National Association of Local Councils) model. Any feedback to the Town Clerk is welcomed, in advance of the next Council meeting scheduled for Thursday 16th June 2022.Read full news item
NOTICE OF ELECTION - RESULTS
The following is a statement of the persons nominated for election as a Town Councillor for Torpoint Town Council - East Ward.
NOTICE OF ELECTION - COUNCILLOR VACANCY
Notice is hereby given for election of a Town Councillor for Torpoint Town Council - East Ward.
Tender quotations for the fabrication and installation of Torpoint Town Centre sign, Sparrow Park
Torpoint Town Council are seeking quotations for the fabrication and installation of a new Torpoint Town Centre sign, Sparrow Park, Fore Street, PL11 2AA. Deadline for the submission of tender documentation is midday Monday 16th May 2022.Read full news item
NOTICE OF VACANCY in Office of Councillor - East Ward
Notice of vacancy in Office of Councillor - East Ward. Notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Kathleen Partridge, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for Torpoint Town Council. Please see the notice attached.
Fly the Flag for Commonwealth 2022
Residents’ are invited to join the Town Council who will raise a flag at 11.00am on Monday 14th March at Sparrow Park to mark Commonwealth Day 2022.Read full news item
UKRAINE CRISIS SUPPORT
In support of the war in Ukraine, Torpoint Town Council has been seeking advice regarding how the community can support humanitarian help. The latest information is that getting anything into Ukraine, without being part of an organised charity is not an option. The best type of support is financial donations via a registered charity already on the ground in the war zone. The Town Council is organising a fundraising table top sale on Saturday 26th March at the Council Chambers, from 10.00am to 1.00pm, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 01752 814165 to book a table.
Consultation on proposed extension of 30mph speed limit on A374
Proposed extension of 30mph speed limit on A374 Antony Road and new traffic calming measures prior to Torpoint Community College. Traffic calming measures include the provision of dragons teeth road markings and triangular school warning road marking and a new school warning sign. These proposals are to encourage lower speeds past the school and local YMCA sports centre and improve road safety entering Torpoint.Read full news item
FREE CRAZY GOLF DAY - Saturday 19th February - 11.00am to 4.00pm
A free fun crazy golf day for all ages is being held at Torpoint and Rame Community Sports Centre on Saturday 19th February, from 11.00am to 4.00pm, no booking required. Refreshments to be served by Dreckly's Café. Please wear appropriate footwear inside the Sports Hall. This event is funded by the Welcome Back Fund which is funded by the European Regional Development Fund.
Tender quotations for the removal and reinstatement of steps at Thanckes Park Tennis Courts
Torpoint Town Council are seeking quotations for the removal and reinstatement of steps at Thanckes Park, Torpoint, Cornwall PL11 2QX, deadline for the submission of tender documentation is midday Friday 25th February 2022.Read full news item
Road Closure due to resurfacing work between Penlee Park, Grove Park and Trematon Park
A road closure will be in place between Penlee Park and 31 Grove park and between Trematon Park from 22nd November 2021 and shall remain in force for six months. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your patience while these works are taking place. If you have any questions or require further information please contact: Cornwall Council - Tel: 0300 1234 222 or email@example.com
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON ROAD CLOSURE
A road closure will be in place in Fore Street on Saturday 27th November 2021 14.00 to 19.00 hours whilst the Torpoint Christmas Lights Switch on event takes place. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your patience while these works are taking place.
Overnight Road Closure due to resurfacing work in Fore Street, Torpoint
An overnight road closure will be in place around the Fore Street area of Torpoint from Monday 11th until Monday 18th October while resurfacing work is carried out. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your patience while these works are taking place.
Notice of conclusion of audit
Notice of conclusion of audit is here.Read full news item
A minute's silence Monday 16 August 2021
The Town Mayor Councillor Miss Rachel Evans BEM will lead a minute’s silence at Sparrow Park on Monday morning as a mark of respect to those who have lost their lives in the tragedy that has taken place in Keyham, Plymouth. The silence will take place at 11.00am, at the same time as the city of Plymouth, who are uniting to mourn and reflect on the recent devastating events.
INVITATION TO TENDER Preparation of Heritage Assessment Draft Neighbourhood Development Plan
The Town Council is seeking quotations to undertake the preparation of a Heritage Assessment of the draft Neighbourhood Development Plan. More details are available from the Town Clerk with all tender documentation uploaded here. Deadline for submission of tender is midday on Friday 13th August 2021.Read full news item
Closure Intention - Fore Street to Tamar Street, Torpoint
Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 S.14: Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Cornwall Council have requested to close the following road(s) to carryout works to their apparatus. Location: Fore Street to Tamar Street, Torpoint Timing: 11th October 2021 to 22nd October 2021 (19:00 to 06:00 hours) Contact: Cornwall Council - Tel: 0300 1234 222 or firstname.lastname@example.org Please click the following link for a map: https://one.network/?tm=122850604 Tel: 0300 1234 222Read full news item
Torpoint Environmental Action Design a Logo Competition
Competition to design a logo for TEA - Torpoint Environmental Action - committed to protecting our environment. Your logo must be A4 size and a drawing, painting, or a sketch. Entrants must be under 18. Full Terms and Conditions are available here.Read full news item
Cornwall Council 'Re-Wilding' Programme
update on CC Verge Cutting ProgrammeRead full news item
Town Council bids a fond farewell to Marion
The Town Council was sad to announce the retirement of Marion Cocks as a long term employee.Read full news item
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Town Council Budget Statement 2021 - 2022
To coincide with the arrival of the latest Council Tax documents for 2021-22, the Town Council would like to share the financial plans for the forthcoming year and provide information on future projects and spending. The attached statement was compiled in December 2020 in preparation for the new Budget and we are delighted to confirm the Play Parks have now been transferred from Cornwall Council to Town Council control.Read full news item
Postal Voting - With Local Elections due to take place on 6th May 2021 you may wish to register for postal voting. You can get the relevant forms to print and complete from the Cornwall Council website or collect a hard copy from either the Town Council Offices, 1-3 Buller Road, or the Library & Community Hub. Completed forms will need to be returned to the Cornwall Council address on the form by 5pm on Tuesday 20th April in order to ensure you can vote on 6th May. You must also make sure you are registered to vote by midnight on Monday 19th April.Read full news item
Invitation to Tender for Repairs to Ellis Monument, Sparrow Park, Torpoint
Invitation to Tender for Repairs to Ellis Monument, Sparrow Park, TorpointRead full news item
Torpoint Town Council - Parks devolved from Cornwall Council
Torpoint Town Council are delighted to announce the completion of the transfer of four Play Parks and the Tennis Courts in Torpoint to management by the Town CouncilRead full news item
Invitation to Tender for Tennis Court Fencing, Thanckes Park Torpoint
Closing date midday Tuesday 2nd February 2021Read full news item
Covid 19 Tiers Update from Cornwall Council
Tier requirementsRead full news item
Town Sign Community Project
Attention all budding artists and designers!Read full news item
Torpoint Christmas Lights - BIG thank you!
A very big thank you to everyone involved with putting up the Christmas Lights and Christmas Tree yesterday, this year the tree is sponsored by Torpoint Post Office and Shop. Thanks to the Kernow Aerials team, Declan from Armada Electrics, Tartendown Nurseries in Landrake, Local Community Markets for funding the tree lights, Shaun Huggins and his crew, Torpoint & Rame Peninsula Lions and everyone else who volunteered, and the Town Mayor for providing the refreshments! Please follow the Torpoint Virtual Christmas Lights Switch On Facebook page.
Torpoint Town Councillor -Vacancy
Your Town Needs You! Are you interested in your local community? Would you like to have your views heard when it comes to shaping the future of Torpoint? Why not consider becoming a Town Councillor.Read full news item
HMS Raleigh Press Release
Captain of HMS Raleigh releases statement re Covid-19Read full news item
Highstreet Shopping Update
Cornwall Council UpdateRead full news item
Torpoint Town Council - Councillor Vacancy
Vacancy for a Councillor East WardRead full news item
Grant Funding Available from Torpoint Town Council
Grant fundingRead full news item
INVITATION TO TENDER
Torpoint Town Council wishes to publish an Invitation to Tender from suitably qualified consultants to undertake a Swimming Pool FEASIBILITY STUDY to be conducted for a proposed Swimming Pool to be located in Torpoint, Cornwall. Those wishing to see the Scope of Requirements and have further information on the Invitation to Tender should contact the Town Clerk & RFO. The deadline for the submission of a tender to be considered is midday Friday 11th September 2020.
Removal of Cornwall Council operated Recycling Banks
Removal of banksRead full news item
Contacting Your Local Policing Team
If you, or indeed any members of the public, have a non-urgent matter that you / they wish to bring to the attention of your / their Local Policing Team, then the easiest way of contacting them is as follows : Go to this Devon and Cornwall Police web-page here - https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/your-area/Read full news item
Planned Full Re-Opening of Fore Street Retailers Torpoint
Following a virtual meeting attended by representatives of the Torpoint Town Council and Fore Street Retailers, the following proposals were discussedRead full news item
Household Waste & Recycling Centres - Update
Cornwall Council is reopening 11 of their 14 Household Waste & Recycling Centres (HWRC) from Tuesday 19th May 2020. This is for ESSENTIAL waste - Garden Waste and General Rubbish (black bag waste and bulky items)ONLY.Read full news item
Suspension of Council Meetings
Current Covid-19 CrisisRead full news item
Torpoint Shops Providing Service during the Coronavirus Crisis
Please see the attached page for details of Shops in Torpoint providing helpful services during this challenging time LinkRead full news item
CoVid-19 Latest Government Advice
The Torpoint Town Council Offices are currently closed. If you would like to contact the Town Council please email email@example.com For the latest Government Guidance updated on 29th March 2020 please copy this link and paste into your search browser https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others Stay Safe - Stay at Home