Cost of Unauthorised Encampment

As members of the public were aware, an unauthorised encampment occupied various sites in Bodmin during July 2019. Bodmin Town Council has calculated the cost to local rate payers of removal of the encampment from Hillside park including legal proceedings and support, enforcement officers, and the subsequent clean-up operation on the site. The total cost was Read More

Zero Tolerance to Hate Crime

National Hate Crime Awareness Week (HCAW) has taken place this year from 12–19 October 2019. Since April 2017, Devon & Cornwall Police have been encouraging organisations to sign up to the pledge and supporting the Zero Tolerance to Hate Crime campaign (ZTTHC). Since its launch, more than 250 organisations within Devon and Cornwall have signed Read More

Assessing Demand for a Bodmin-based Community Bus

Following discussion at the Bodmin Community Network Panel meeting on 9 October 2019, the following article has been circulated by Cornwall Council’s Community Link Officer on behalf of Bodmin resident Carol Randall:  As you probably already know, there is a desperate need in Bodmin and its outlying parishes for more affordable community transport. There are Read More

Bodmin Town Council declares Climate Emergency

Following Cornwall Council’s declaration of a climate emergency, at its Full Council meeting held on 19 September 2019, Bodmin Town Council agreed to adopt a motion put forward by Councillor L L Frost and seconded by Councillor A M Kerridge to declare a climate emergency. The following points were proposed and agreed: a)  Declare a Read More

Cornwall Playing Pitch Strategy – Letter to Cornwall Sports Partnership

At Bodmin Town Council’s meeting held on 19 September 2019, it was agreed that the Town Clerk send a letter, on behalf of the Town Council, to Cornwall Council in connection with an adopted and up-to-date playing / sports pitch strategy for Cornwall, given the need for pitch provision to be appropriately planned and delivered Read More

Bodmin Carnival 2019

Bodmin Town Council would like to congratulate the organisers of Bodmin Carnival on yet another successful event which was very well supported. Since the re-launch of the Carnival in 2016 the event has gained momentum each year. The Council recognises the hard work and organisation involved and it appreciates the tireless work of the volunteers who work Read More

Launch of ‘Bodmin 2030 And Beyond – A Vision for Bodmin’

Bodmin Town Council was delighted to be able to play its part in the development of a positive and ambitious new ‘Agenda for Bodmin’. A collective of local businesses, community groups and elected representatives unveiled the ‘Bodmin Vision – Bodmin 2030 and Beyond’ at its launch event at St Petroc’s Church on Friday 12 July. Read More

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