Welcome to the Launcells Parish Council Website.......
The Parish Council are proud to announce that Launcells has now been an interactive parish since 2013, with online access to all of its Residents and beyond. This is by no means a replacement for the very successful parish magazine - it is merely an extension of it.
This is new to all of us so please feel free to email us via the contact us page with any suggestions or information that you feel others would benefit from.
Launcells Parish Council
The community emergency plan document can be found here
It was created in 2018 and distributed to all parish households - some details have changed but the general information is still relevant.
15th September 2020:
Following the latest update from the government, generally restricting the gathering of more than six people in most circumstances, it has regretfully been decided that the annual bonfire and firework show on the parish field at Grimscott must be cancelled.
We understand the disappointment that this will lead to for the many in the parish, but in the circumstances, we are sure that people will understand the need to make the decision now.
Alan J Whittle
Chair, Launcells Parish Council
Covid - 19 Directory amended pdf here
Dear Launcells Parishioners
As we are in Lockdown, you may not have noticed that the parish now has a second defibrillator.
It is located at the Red Post Inn, by the post box.
Huge thanks go to Paul & Tracy Horrocks of Red Post, for hosting it, and to those local businesses and residents who have helped fund it:-
Red Post Garage; Red Post Joinery, Davcar; JT Auto and M.J.Newton.
Thanks also to our County Councillor, Paula Dolphin, who contributed via her "Community Chest" fund.
As before, should you need access to this "self-guiding" piece of equipment, just phone 999 and follow the instructions on the cabinet. You will then be given the access code to open it. The machine then tells you how to use it.
We would hope to arrange another set of training for the use of a defibrillator, once we return to normal, but in the meanwhile, attached is the note that was in the Parish Magazine a while back.
Taken from Cornwall Community Foundation Website:
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak we have launched CCF’s Emergency Fund to support frontline organisations
Local charities and community organisations have a special role to play in reaching some of the most vulnerable people in our communities, developing trusted relationships and implementing practical support programmes that work well.
Our Emergency Fund Appeal enables us to offer grants to organisations operating in Cornwall and working with people who may be affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. These grants are to cover the costs for additional work, over and above normal activities, and in response to the impact of COVID-19 to your members or beneficiaries.
The aim of the Emergency Fund is to primarily support:
Groups that support the ongoing needs of vulnerable people to ensure that their health and wellbeing is maintained
Groups and activities that support vulnerable people self-isolating (the elderly, people with pre-existing medical conditions etc)
Support for foodbanks and organisations working to combat hardship caused by the pandemic including child hunger
Community response coordination
Volunteer costs for new and existing organisations responding to the effect of the pandemic.
Additional costs of working remotely and adapting services delivered in the wider community
Additional support as required for emotional support, mental health and bereavement support
Please note these guidelines are open to change at any time owing to the uncertainties around COVID-19 and the continuingly changing circumstances. We will provide notice if this is the case and honour any application already started or completed under the current guidelines.
Please find further information on their website. The link above takes you straight to the application page for this grant.
Old story from the February 2017 parish magazine but here to make dog walkers aware that this path exists and is to be respected.
To participate in the Playing Field Survey please click here :-)