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Job Vacancy Community Hub & Library Support Assistant part time

Torpoint Town Council are seeking to recruit a Community Hub and Library Support Assistant. The role will involve handling and recording customer enquiries by telephone, electronically and primarily face to face. You will be required to use customer services IT packages effectively, handle payment transactions as well as participate in the delivery of Library activities, such as Rhyme time, which involves singing with adults and children. For more information see Job Vacancies at the bottom of the website.

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.

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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 roadspace@cormacltd.co.uk Please click the following link for a map: https://one.network/?tm=122850604 Tel: 0300 1234 222

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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.

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Cornwall Council 'Re-Wilding' Programme

update on CC Verge Cutting Programme

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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.

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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.

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Postal Voting

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.

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Invitation to Tender for Repairs to Ellis Monument, Sparrow Park, Torpoint

Invitation to Tender for Repairs to Ellis Monument, Sparrow Park, Torpoint

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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 Council

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Invitation to Tender for Tennis Court Fencing, Thanckes Park Torpoint

Closing date midday Tuesday 2nd February 2021

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Covid 19 Tiers Update from Cornwall Council

Tier requirements

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Town Sign Community Project

Attention all budding artists and designers!

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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.

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HMS Raleigh Press Release

Captain of HMS Raleigh releases statement re Covid-19

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Highstreet Shopping Update

Cornwall Council Update

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Torpoint Town Council - Councillor Vacancy

Vacancy for a Councillor East Ward

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Grant Funding Available from Torpoint Town Council

Grant funding

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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 banks

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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/

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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 discussed

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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.

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Suspension of Council Meetings

Current Covid-19 Crisis

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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 Link

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CoVid-19 Latest Government Advice

The Torpoint Town Council Offices are currently closed. If you would like to contact the Town Council please email admin@torpointtowncouncil.gov.uk 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