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Neighbourhood Plan Meeting 17th January 2018

Posted on: 14th December 2017 | No Comments

Following the Neighbourhood Plan meeting in St Just last month, we appreciate your expression of interest in being involved in taking the Neighbourhood Plan forward, and we are writing now to update you. We are sorry it has taken a few weeks, but we wanted to be able to tell you what is to happen next.

There will be a further public meeting on Wednesday 17th January 2018, in Pendeen Parish Hall commencing at 7pm. Please see the meeting poster. At that meeting, James Hardy (our Community Link Officer) will explain the detail of the four groups:

  • The Steering Group will be responsible for the Project Plan and management
  • The Built Environment and Natural Environment Groups will investigate and gather views on these topics
  • The Community Engagement Group will communicate and keep records of all that happens

Participation in the groups should be seen as a two-year commitment, to see it through.

We hope to have the Chair of another Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group in the west of the county come to give us a brief talk of how they got their neighbourhood plan going.

Then we will divide into four groups, to share thoughts and establish how each group will move forward.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting. We attach a poster if you are able to publicise this as widely as possible. Thank you. Meanwhile, if you have any queries or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us via the Locum Clerk, Mr Cas Leo, phone 788412 or call into the Council Office Monday-Wednesdays, or email

Best wishes

Councillors on the Team

(Zoe Baxter, Marna Blundy, Sue James, Jonathan Manser, Constance Moore, Farmer Morris, Geoff Roberts, Debbie Shephard)

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The Neighbourhood Planning Public Meeting, St Just WI Hall

Posted on: 27th November 2017 | No Comments

The Town Council would like to thank all those who attended the public meeting on 8 November 2017 who came to hear more about the planning process. Councillors collected the names of those who wanted to assist along with those who wanted to be kept informed with the plan’s development. The Council is planning the next themed event, and will place posters out and put details on this site once the date is agreed.

The plans’ development is at a very early stage in what could be a two year cycle to eventually get to a final Plan. Notes and presentation from the evening can be found on the links below. 

Click to view the Neighbourhood Public Meeting Notes

Click to view the St Just Community Consultation NDP Presentation Nov 17



Locum Clerk

Posted on: 17th November 2017 | No Comments

A Locum Clerk will be supporting the Council on a temporary part-time basis Monday to Wednesday 8.30 am – 4 pm. The Locum Clerk will be updating the web pages from the 20 November 2017.



St Just Feast 2017 Celebrations

Posted on: 31st October 2017 | No Comments

Local citizens were honoured in presentations made by St Just Town Council as part of the annual St Just Feast celebrations.


Appointment of Representatives to Standards Committee

Posted on: 15th August 2017 | No Comments



Do you believe in the importance of high standards of conduct in local councils? If so, you may be interested in joining Cornwall Council’s Standards Committee to help maintain and promote such standards.


Completion of Audit of Accounts 2017

Posted on: 18th July 2017 | No Comments

In accordance with the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 please click on the link to access the notice of conclusion of audit by Grant Thornton UK LLP

Midsummer Bonfire Celebrations

Posted on: 26th June 2017 | No Comments

The annual Old Cornwall Society Midsummer Bonfire celebrations took place last Friday 23 June, and this year the bonfire was lit by the Town Council’s new Mayor Brian Clemens (“Clemo” to all who know him).

Another successful event and the weather remained kind for those who braved the chilly conditions on top of Carn Brea.

Meet Your Cornwall Councillor

Posted on: 19th June 2017 | No Comments

For details on how to contact Sue James your local Cornwall Councillor please click on the link.

Audit of Accounts 2016 – 17

Posted on: 25th May 2017 | No Comments

Inspection and notice procedures for audit 2016 / 17 accounts.  In accordance with the Local Audit & Accountability Act 2015 the following documents have been published for inspection.  Please click on the links to access the documents.

Annual Governance Statement

Accounting Statements

Declaration of Status of Published Accounts

Notice of Commencement 

For information click on the link to access the Summary of Receipts and Payments for year ended 31 March 2017.


Posted on: 23rd March 2017 | No Comments

The shocking news that St Just’s historic Wesleyan Chapel is to close on 31st August 2017 may well have been the catalyst needed to save it.

Very shortly after that decision was taken a number of important steps were taken.

Services will continue in the hall attached to the Chapel.