Casual Vacancy

There is a vacancy at the Parish Council following the resignation of Mr Norman Baines. We wish Norman the very best as he moves house 'up country' and thank him for his work on the council and as chair of the planning committee.

What happens now? Read the full notice on the link below.

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 ... (PDF)

Update on Town Hall clock

The town hall clock hammer has seized and therefore the bell has not been ringing as briefly reported previously. Paul, the engineer, from Smith of Derby, the clockmaker, visited in January.

Grampound Community Fund open for 2015 applications

Screen shot of fund website

The Grampound Community Fund (from the Garlenick Wind Farm through Grantscape) is open for applications for funding in 2015.

Details can be found on the Fund's website. The closing date is 13th May 2015 so get your applications in!

Grampound Carnival AGM January 28th

Carnival banner

There may not be a carnival in Grampound this year unless committee members are found to coordinate the event.

The carnival committee had its annual general meeting on 28th January at 19:30 in the Village Hall. The chair, treasurer, and secretary have all stepped down and they were thanked for their hard work over the past few years.

Ahead of the meeting a circular had said:

Parish Council meeting January 15th

The parish council agenda is available online for the next meeting. Please visit the document store for the agenda and previous minutes.

For information on parish council meetings please visit the Parish Council page.

Parish Council meeting December 18th

Farewell to John Sweetman Town Crier for Grampound with Creed

John Sweetman, Town Crier, Grampound with Creed

Everyone will recognise Mr John Sweetman from the Carnival and other events in Grampound. He has been a town crier for 36 years and officially for Grampound for nearly 20 years.

Small field and lime pits in the Tannery development

The small field in the Tannery development has now been leased to the Parish Council which intends to make it an open space for the community of Grampound with Creed.

Today members of the Tannery Residents Association (William Netting, Keith Jones), the landowner (Jonathon Croggon), and members of the Heritage Committee of the Parish Council (Tina and Terry Tyler, Peter Wootton, Liz Fisher) met at the field to consider fencing and maintenance.

Grampound's clock

As you may have noticed the clock stopped for a few days in November. Time has stood still at five past seven in Grampound!

There was a problem with the chiming mechanism and the clocksmith was called to attend to it. The hammer is stuck and will need fixing.

It is now running again but does not chime.

Thanks to Stephanie Cairns who winds the clock each week to keep it in top condition.

Christmas church events in Grampound

The churches page has been updated with the Church events this Christmas.

http://www.grampound.org.uk/?q=churches

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