St Mabyn Village News

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

Friday, May 22, 2015






1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that MARK MENHENITT has ceased to be a member of St Mabyn Parish Council and that a casual vacancy exists on the Council.

2. If, within 14 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday and Bank Holidays) after the date of this Notice, a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer of Cornwall Council at the Council Offices, St Austell One-Stop Shop, 39 Penwinnick Road, St Austell PL25 SDR (phone 01209 614195) by TEN (or more) electors for the said Parish an election will be held to fill the vacancy.

3. If the Returning Officer receives fewer than ten written requests for an election 11th June 2015 the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Sweet n' Sour!

Don't forget ... an evening of comedy from Sweet n' Sour in the village Hall this Saturday
Tickets £7.00 from: St Mabyn Shop."Elixir", Wadebridge.
And on the door...

Sunday, May 10, 2015

St Mabyn Summer Church Fete 2015

This year's Fete is to be held on The Green at St Mabyn, on Saturday 20th June at 2.30pm.
The afternoon starts with St Mabyn Band of Bell Ringers ringing the Church Bells at 2.00pm and we are delighted to welcome this year the St Minver Silver Band, who will entertain us throughout the afternoon.
As usual we will have our own special pupils from the School to perform the ever popular May Pole Dancing, in addition we have the Traditional Punch and Judy Show, our Grand Draw Raffle directly after the Children Races, the afternoon concludes with the Tug-o-War event, which usually finishes with lots of the public also having a go!!
Cream Teas will be served under the Chestnut Tree, Ice Cream Van in the Green, Bar-b-Q will be provide by the St Mabyn Inn, in the Beer Garden, and Strawberries will be available at the Friend's of St Mabyn Church Stall.
There will be a wide range of stalls from Preserves to Cakes, from Tombola and Competitions to the Plants, with Bric-a-brac to Books and Toys and many many more to enjoy.
Any donations and gifts given for these stalls are most appreciated and welcomed. As on previous years, a number of collectors will be calling house to house around the village a few days before the Fete., (please no clothing, etc)
Thank you for all the generous items, which are kindly given and help to fill the stalls each year.
Please make a note in your diary, and come along to enjoy a great family afternoon for all.
There is disabled access onto the Green. The Fete will still go ahead if the day is Wet!!!
We will use the Church and the Village Hall. Canon Rev. Dave Elkington will open the Fete at 2.30pm
Proceeds go towards St Mabyn Church Funds, and there is plenty of Car Parking available on the day.
Looking forward to seeing you all, have a great day, Colin Hyde

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Annual General Meeting of St Mabyn Parish Council

The Annual General Meeting of St Mabyn Parish Council will be held on Tuesday, 5th May 2015 in the Memorial Hall, St Mabyn at 7.30pm
Members of the public are welcome to attend.
1. Public Session. 
2. Apologies for non attendance. 
3. Members Declaration of Interest.
4. Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman for the forthcoming year.
5. Election of sub-committees (Staffing & Contracts, Planning) and to elect representatives for
the Community Network Meetings, Village Hall Committee.
6. Minutes — to approve the Minutes of the Meeting held on 7th April 2015
7. Matters Arising, if not on the agenda.
8. Planning Applications/PIanning Matters:- to receive a report from the Planning Committee:
No applications received at the date of this agenda.
9. Accounts / Financial Matters — to approve accounts presented for payment.
10. CC LMP Footpaths: Update on trimming of paths.
11. Playing Field - to receive the monthly inspection report / trimming & fencing of boundary
hedge - repair / replace tyre swing equipment (currently removed off site).
12. Correspondence.
13. To Agree / Discuss:
− Provision of a Parish Council website.
− Report from Community Network Meeting , if available
− Providing a defibrillator for the parish — update.
− Replacing / relocating the bus shelter in the village
− Location of bus stopping at Longstone
− Grass Cutting Contract 2015-2016. To appoint a contractor for this work.
− Change of access arrangements for public toilets / removal of concrete base on old canteen site.
− Parish Council Vacancy
− Arrange a date for the Clerks annual appraisal.
14. Parish Matters / Any other Business.
15. Date of the next Meeting— Tuesday, 2nd June 2015
16. To close the Meeting to the public. Closed session, if required.
J Hoskin (Parish Clerk)
28th April 2015

Monday, May 04, 2015

Haywood Farm Sunday Cider Social with Hodge and Jonah's Lift

Safe to save everyone had a good time yesterday afternoon at Haywood Farm
Lots more photographs here

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