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07 November 2019November news ...

05 October 2019The most exciting news.....

Although it is not yet official - many members of the Launcells community attended the recent Bude-Stratton Town Council meeting where the decision was made to WITHDRAW the takeover bid.


05 October 2019October News....

27 September 2019Take over bid - THE NEXT STEPS



Following Wednesdays positive stand against the proposed takeover bid by Bude & Stratton Town Council, we now need to bombard the Review Panel with our objections.

Please contact the Review Panel directly with your reasons as to why you think Launcells Parish needs to remain unchanged.

Cornwall Community Governance Review
Cornwall Council
Room 3E.01
County Hall, Treyew Road
Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3AY


Please Copy in Nicky Chopack, the Cornwall Councillor for Poundstock, who is assisting us in light of Paula Dolphin shirking her responsibilities.

Ms Nicky Chopak, The Post House, Tresmeer, Launceston, PL15 8QU


The deadline is Friday 4th October but the earlier the response the better.

Thank you all so much for your support on Wednesday, it was such a super turnout. We will keep you informed of our next steps but if you could start writing and emailing the panel to further our message, we would be most grateful.

Thank you so much,

Launcells Parish Council

Any questions, please contact Alan Whittle, Parish Council Chair, 07873 426729 or have a chat with one of Launcells Parish Councillors.

31 August 2019September News


Bude Stratton Town Council Bid to Take over Launcells Parish

A review of the Parish and Town Councils in Cornwall is currently underway.  

It is called the Cornwall Community Governance Review, with the website address of:-

Community Governance Reviews - Cornwall Council

As part of this review Bude-Stratton Town Council has made a bid to create one large Parish by combining Bude-Stratton with all of Launcells and Marhamchurch Parishes along with the Ivyleaf part of Kilkhampton and the Widemouth Bay area of Poundstock.

Astonishingly, they have done this without any communication with the affected parishes.  This does not bode well for the parish.

As part of the consultation process, a Public Engagement Meeting has been arranged at the Parkhouse Centre (Ivor Potter Hall) on Wednesday 11th September, 6.30 for 7pm start.

If you are at all concerned about the future of the parish, I would ask that you try to attend.  The more voices we have present, the more likely we are to get the result the parish wants.


Alan Whittle

Chair, Launcells Parish Council

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