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Newquay and St Columb

Newquay and St Columb Community Network

Cornwall’s 19 community networks are the main way we connect with local communities and help them address important local issues.

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The panel discusses issues affecting the community network area, agrees ways to progress them and seeks to builds working relationships between local partners.

Panel meetings are open to the public and the press. Our public guide to community network panels explains how the meetings work and rules for reporting and filming meetings.

The panel includes local Cornwall Councillors and representatives from town and parish councils within the community network area. The panel can invite local organisations and service providers like the police and health services to join them at their meetings. 

Chair - Cornwall Councillor Mark Formosa

Vice-chair - TBC

The Cornwall councillors for Newquay and St Columb Community Network are:

Parish and town councils in the Newquay and St Columb Community Network area

Future panel meeting dates

See the Community Network Panel Meetings Schedule for dates of future meetings.

Panel agendas and notes

Meeting 16 January 2020 - Rialton Heights Community Hall

  • Agenda
  • Notes (draft until agreed at the next meeting)

Meeting 21 November 2019 - CANCELLED

Meeting 19 September 2019 - St Wenn WI Hall, St Wenn

Meeting 11 July 2019 - Newquay Library, Newquay Town Council, Marcus Hill

Meeting 16 May 2019 - Council Chamber, St Columb Major Town Hall

Meeting 04 April 2019 - St Mawgan Community Hall

If you would like any earlier agendas or notes, please contact the Community Support Assistant using the contact details on this page.

This Scheme is primarily intended to help the small, un-constituted groups who are supporting local communities through the crisis. It is also intended to help groups whose funding is impacted by the crisis. We recognise that these groups may often need a way to simply apply for small funds to support their work.

If you represent a group liked this, please apply to your Cornwall Councillor’s Community Chest fund in the first instance. They each have a fund of £2000.

To apply, simply email your Community Link Officer (CLO) with brief details of your group and the work you’re doing. Please see contact details on the map in this link, and copy in communitynetworks@cornwall.gov.uk. The CLO will then contact the relevant Cornwall Councillors to see if they are willing to support your project in principle and have sufficient funds in their Community Chest to do so. If it is appropriate to your work, they will also talk to you about the option to promote this as a crowdfunding project on the Crowdfund Cornwall website. 

Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise groups that are formally constituted should first apply to access Cornwall Community Foundation’s Emergency Fund. Cornwall Council has contributed £100,000 to the fund.  The Cornwall Community Foundation fund offers small grants of £500 - £3,000 to charities and constituted organisations in Cornwall.  This covers the additional costs of supporting people during the coronavirus crisis.

Newquay and St Columb Community Network Councillor Community Grant Payments 2018- 2019