St Mabyn Village News

News from the village of St.Mabyn in North Cornwall...

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

St Mabyn Parish Council

The Parish Council are seeking tenders for the cutting of grass and ground maintenance in the King Georges Playing Field and the Burial Ground, initially for the 2007 season with the option that the Parish Council may extend this work for a further two years. For further information, please contact the Parish Clerk, Jenny Hoskin on 01208 72789. Closing date for applications is Monday, 5th March. The successful contractor will be expected to commence work on 1st April.
The Parish Council met on Tuesday, 6th February and the meeting was attended by 8 Councillors and 9 members of the public. In the public session at the beginning of the meeting, local residents raised their concerns in relation to the proposed development of the disused garage at Longstone and the site adjacent to the busy road and dangerous junction. Residents also requested that a "dog bin" be situated in this area of the parish.
The Parish Council considered 4 planning applications and agreed to request a site meeting for the Longstone Garage application. Monthly accounts were approved and the Parish Council agreed to support the applications for grant funding being submitted by the Playing Field Committee to develop the old tennis courts into an all weather court area for the under 5s and 12-16 year olds. The two parish bus shelters will be re-painted over the next few weeks.
The next meeting will be the Annual Parish Meeting followed by a Parish Council Meeting and will be held in the St Mabyn Memorial Hall on Tuesday, 6th March 2007 at 7.30pm. The Annual. Parish Meeting is open to parishioners and everyone is cordially invited to attend.

Saturday, February 24, 2007

Jago's latest book

Illustrated by award winning Jago of St.Mabyn.
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Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Chamomile Cottage

Permission sought for erection of extension to dwelling for Miss D Hudson-Vaux
Full details here

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Cornish Curries!

St Mabyn Post Office & Shop Joe and Laura continue to introduce new lines into our popular village shop. Latest news – why not try a variety of Cornish Curries. Pre order by 7.00pm on a Tues for collection on Fri afternoon. All products can be frozen and full instructions are given.
Tel 01208 841225

Parish Council Elections

St Mabyn Parish Council Elections
On May 3rd 2007 all local councillors, having stood down,will have to be re-elected along with other nominated candidates to serve a four year term. If you are interested in community issues, why not consider becoming a Parish Councillor? You must be over 18, have been on the electoral role of St Mabyn for the preceding 12 months and been a citizen of the European Union.
A nomination pack can be obtained from NCDC Electoral Office, Council Offices, Higher Trenant Road, Wadebridge – Tel No. 893333. Nomination forms can only be obtained from these Council Offices from 27th March and must be returned within 8 days (by 4th April 07). Further information can be obtained from the Parish Clerk or speak to one of your Parish Councillors.

Bell Ringing

Bell Ringing Practice Wednesday 21st February at Lanteglos 7.30-9.00pm: 7.00 for beginners and Sunday 25th February ringing at Lanteglos 5.30pm for 6.00pm service
St Mabyn ringers contact: Peter Barrett 841342

Coffee Morning

Coffee Morning at Home 10.00am – 12.00 noon in Aid of Church Roof Restoration Appeal. Friday 23rd February at Pauline Parkhouse's Eastleigh Cottage, St Mabyn . Bring & Buy in aid of the appeal.

Young Farmers’ Diary

St Mabyn Young Farmers’ Diary
Friday 23rd Febuary Dung bagging – YFs will meet at St Kew Highway for 7.30pm
Sunday 25th February - Selling of dung bags to local villages of St Mabyn, St Kew Highway, St Tudy, from 10.30am.
Enquiries to Dan Gill 07796957557 or Rachael Chamberlayne 07866673051

Valentine’s Evening

The Village Hall was the venue for a St Valentine’s Evening. More than 25 villagers enjoyed music from the 60’s. Our Hall continues to provide diverse entertainment. Watch out for the Barn Dance in March and a talk on ‘St Mabyn & Climate Change’ introduced by Dr Mike Haywood. Check out Village Diary of Events in the Post Office.

Thursday, February 15, 2007


Congratulations to Mark and Sheila on the birth of their first granddaughter Abigail [7lb 13 oz]

Planning application

Planning application for erection of conservatory and annexe extension for a disabled person at 13 Wadebridge Road, St.Mabyn
See the plans here

Monday, February 12, 2007

"Elm Trees"

Large Original Watercolour by V. M. Harvey Littlewood St Mabyn.
Signed on the front and inscribed to the rear, "Elm Trees" it measures 26x22.5 inch's.
Sold on eBay 11th February for only £18.88
Can anyone suggest where the Elm trees were?

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

George says....

Get well soon Des!

Mulberry Bungalow

Planning application for a conservatory at Mulberry Bungalow [work already started]
Full details

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Latest St.Mabyn house prices

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Sunday, February 04, 2007


Early morning sun through the trees.
photo by Tamsin


Does anyone know what caused the "big bang" noise heard in the village last night at 10.20pm? It made every dog in St.Mabyn bark!

Thursday, February 01, 2007

St. Mabyn Parish Council

The Parish Council met in December and welcomed newly elected councillor Barry Kent. A parishioner raised the issue of the muddy surface to a public right of way and the evidence of electric fence wire; the landowner will be contacted.
The minutes of the previous meeting were confirmed and three planning applications were supported. Accounts received were presented for payment and approved. The Council set the precept for the 2007/08 year with a slight increase from the previous year.
The Playing Field committee continue to obtain quotations for the development of a toddler play area and hard surface for basketball/football. Thanks are expressed to Mrs Angela Brown for her dedication, advice and input into this project.
The Parish Council have contacted the County Council requesting that safety measures are increased along the section of the B3266 at Longstone junction.
The January meeting was cancelled so the next meeting will now be held on Tuesday 6th February at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

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