Falmouth and Penryn
Last updated: 20/01/2014
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Falmouth and Penryn Community Network Manager - Mark James
Network Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark James Community Network Manager
Phone: 07528 983265
Post: Cornwall Council, Room 4S, New County Hall, Treyew Road,
Truro, TR1 3AY
Tatia Churchill, Community Regeneration
Phone: 01209 614168
Post: Cornwall Council, Isaac House, Tyacke Road, Helston TR13
Phone: 01872 322761
Post - Cowlins Mill, Penhallick, Redruth, TR15 3YR
Exciting new proposals for the Port of Falmouth
The Port of Falmouth Development Initiative has
hosted consultation events to seek your views on the Port of
Falmouth Masterplan. This will set out opportunities for investment
and new development in the docks to support the economic
regeneration of Falmouth.
Read more about the Port of Falmouth
The community network
In the Falmouth and Penryn Community Network, there is a
team that can offer you advice.
Planning applications are considered by both the
Central Cornwall sub-area planning committee and
West Cornwall sub-area planning committee.
Penryn Community Network Area Map
Useful local information on other
What’s important to you?
What would improve your quality of life in the area you live?
These are the questions we have been asking across the community
network areas to help us decide how to manage Cornwall now and
Cornwall in the future. Four themes have been identified as most
important across all areas; affordable housing, income skills and
poverty, healthy lifestyles and resilience to future challenges.
From these themes, we have developed an updated sustainable community
strategy for how we can do this during this time of great
Information has been gathered from across the Council, police,
health service, town and parish councils and in consultation with
the public about what specifically this means for your area. The
results of this are shown below.
Affordable Housing – Concern regarding access
to affordable housing the lack of social housing and the increasing
Income Skills and Poverty – Better jobs and
higher wages and linking to Credit Union development, the dredging
of Falmouth Docks, the building up of the marine business
Healthy Lifestyles – Need to access more health
services locally such as a minor surgery unit (as Probus).
Resilience – Skills audit to identify
employers’ requirements and to identify gaps in the workface
Community network profiles
These profiles are the first step towards providing a clearer
view of a range of statistical information about people and places
within the community network areas. They have been put together to
improve our understanding of communities within each of the network
areas and will help to inform service delivery.
Electoral divisions and elected members
(please use the link below for photographs, contact and address
Each Cornwall Councillor has a small grant allocation to assist
projects run by voluntary and community groups in the Cornwall
Council area they represent. The grants can be used for a wide
range of groups and activities including helping vulnerable
children or adults, helping young people, providing facilities for
older people, supporting community facilities, local environment
projects and helping projects to tackle community safety
You can read the full
guidelines for the scheme here and an application form can be
obtained by contacting Mark James, Community Network Manager;
Tel: 07528 983265 or by emailing Mark at: email@example.com
Groups and organisations can apply for these small grants, which
range between a minimum of £100 and a maximum of £1,000. More
details and application forms are available from Community Network
Support Officers - see contact details listed above.
Organisations are advised to consult with the local Cornwall
Councillor in the first instance to ensure an application would be
supported and adequate funds are available.
You can find your Councillor by entering your postcode on
the my area page.
Councillor Community Grants Payments
During the launch of the 2013-14 Councillor Community
Chest the Council made a commitment to support openness and
transparency of the scheme by publishing a list of all Community
Chest expenditure on a regular basis. You can
details for the Falmouth and Penryn Community Network
via the preceeding link.
Parish and Town Councils
(including links to their contact details, meeting dates,
websiteand town/parish plans).
Funding information service
Funding Bulletins are produced weekly and are available to
download on our grants advice service page.
Nearest one stop shops
(Please use the links below to find details of One Stop Shops
and opening times)
Falmouth One Stop Shop
34 Church Street
Penryn One Stop Shop
Higher Market Street
Telephone: 0300 1234 100
Cornwall showing Parishes and Community Network areas
You can use the
online mapping system to view a map of the community network
NALC - National Association of Local