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Callington Community Day

Saturday 18th March 2017

Callington Town Hall

9.00 – 12 noon

Are you part of a group, organisation or club in Callington or Kelly Bray? Would you like to recruit new members, promote your group or just simply make contact with other groups, clubs etc in the Town?

Then book at table at Community Day. Tables are FREE and are limited to one per group/club. Refreshments will be available.

For more information and to book a table

please contact Jo on 01579 384039 or

email jo.taylor@callington-tc.gov.uk

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Exploratory Drilling in Kelly Bray Historic Mining Area

You are probably already aware of the recent interest in the tin mineral lodes immediately around southern Kelly Bray. Cornwall Resources Ltd who control the mineral resources in the local area expect to commence drilling in the spring.

A total of around 20 holes are currently planned and to depths of up to 500 metres. The drilling programme is expected to take about 6 months. Local landowners are currently being contacted concerning access to their land.

Cornwall Resources Ltd are also in discussions with Cornwall Council, Callington Town Council and Kelly Bray Residents Association concerning the planned drilling programme.

Following discussions with local Councillors, Cornwall Resources have arranged for several communication sessions with the residents of Kelly Bray so that any questions about the drilling and future potential for mining around Kelly Bray can be answered. The location will be at the Swingletree pub in their conservatory area at 7pm for approximately one hour on the following dates;

January, Wednesday 18th – Jeff Harrison

January, Tuesday 31st – Jeff Harrison

 

Jeff Harrison is a local Mining Consultant working for Cornwall Resources.

 Note: Cornwall Resources is a 50:50 joint venture between New Age Exploration and Strategic Minerals.

 

Jeff Harrison

Mob: 07403568770

email: jeffharrison56@hotmail.com

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Do you have good computer skills and would like to help members of your community?

Cornwall Libraries and Information Service are looking for volunteers who are able to contribute five hours per week to assist customers at Callington Information Service based in Callington Town Hall.   This is an opportunity for you to be at the heart of the local community; supporting individuals, who do not have access to the internet, are not technically minded, or who simply don’t know where to start with addressing an issue and seeking a resolution.

The Information Service guides individuals to access council services and information relevant to their needs.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, have good computer and internet skills and would like to find out more about this role, please get in touch at the following email address:  supportofficers@cornwall.gov.uk

A full induction and training will be provided.

 

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Callington Cemetery

Callington Town Council are taking urgent advice from environmental agencies over what appears to be animal damage to the Cemetery on Liskeard Road.

The damage to the grass area, mainly below the lines of graves, has occurred during the Christmas period and the Council are concerned over the closeness of the damage to the graves.

The Council is now discussing what action can be taken with Natural England, who are the Regulatory Authority responsible for wildlife as, if the damage is being caused by animals such as badgers, action has to be specific as they have, as do a number of species, protected status.

The Council have also sought advice from other local authorities such as Charnwood Borough Council in Eastern England which experienced similar problems in the autumn.