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St Keyne and Trewidland Parish Council

Welcome to the St Keyne and Trewidland Parish Council Website

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On our website, you will be able to find out all you need about the council's work and the services it delivers to residents and visitors of our community.

If you are looking for information about this council, you can view and download a handy guide to what it does, or browse along the menu at the top of this page.

If you are looking for details of what services Cornwall Council provides, such as recycling, planning and planning enforcement, potholes and fly-tipping, visit their website at

Introducing your new parish council

26th June 2021

Trewidland Walkabout. You Said. We Did.

The parish council is able to report back to residents on the topics and issues raised before and during its first walkabout in Trewidland on 31 July 2021. You can download a list of updated actions from the Meetings and Reports page.

If you need to contact us about something that concerns you in the parish, use the 'Enquiries' tab in the top right hand corner.

Download the full report here.

New civic calendar - change of meeting day

The parish council meets in public in St Keyne Village Hall or Trewidland Village Hall on the second Wednesday of each month, except for August and December. This change of meeting takes effect from September 8 2021. You can download a new civic calendar from the link below.

Civic calendar 2021

2nd August 2021

Appointment of new councillors

At its public meeting on 28 July 2021, councillors voted unanimously to co-opt Jonathan Ellis and Alex Blackwell to serve as parish councillors until May 2025. All councillors welcome Jonathan and Alex and wish them well in their new roles.

There remains one casual vacancy for the ward of St Keyne. If you are interested in representing this ward in the role of councillor, please contact the Clerk's Office.

29th July 2021

Annual Report from St Keyne Parish Council

The Chair of the Parish Council, Cllr Sally Lewis, has published her annual report highlighting the achievements of the council from 2019-2021.

View and download a copy here.

18th May 2021

The council's annual audit: notice of date of commencement of period for the exercise of public rights

Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2021

The annual return for the parish council has been completed. Residents of the parish have the opportunity to inspect the annual accounts of the council from 14 June 2021 until 23 July 2021.

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1st June 2021

Grants & Donations

The parish council is pleased to announce that from November 2017, it has set up a fund to award small grants and donations to voluntary groups in the parish.

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Report it!

If you have any issues with potholes, dogs, abandoned vehicles, graffiti, flytipping or planning, the easiest way to report it to Cornwall Council is to go online. Cornwall Council will acknowledge your complaint and give you a reference number so that you can track its progress.

Download this guide to logging your complaint (pdf)

The new parish of St Keyne & Trewidland

Cornwall Council have signed off the Reorganisation Order that will create the new entity of St Keyne & Trewidland Parish Council. The new parish and its council will formally come into being on Monday 10 May 2021. This website will keep you updated with any changes. Please note that this boundary applies to local government administration and does not affect the church or ecclesiastical boundary.

How the Parish Council spends your money

Every November, parish councillors will agree what their spending plans are for the following financial year. This means that they set a budget, and then separately agree how to fund the work.

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Community Emergency Plan

The council's Community Emergency Plan is available to download below The plan is not designed to deal with local emergencies affecting only one householder or when the emergency services can deal with it without parish council involvement.

Community Emergency Plan (pdf)

St Keyne Parish Council meets monthly to manage the affairs of the parish. If you need to contact any of the Councillors or raise an issue for discussion at the meeting, use our online enquiry form to contact the Parish Clerk.


The council is publishing regular newsletters explain what it is doing during the lockdown. Copies are being delivered to every home in the parish or you can download the March 2021 copy here.

St Keyne Lawn Cemetery

The parish council maintains a small lawn cemetery adjacent to St Mary's Church. Visit our Lawn Cemetery page for more information.

St Keyne Parish Council Privacy Notice

Your privacy is important to us and we take care to protect it. We will only share your data in very specific circumstances. Follow this link to view and download the council's General Privacy Notice . If you have any questions about your data privacy, contact the Data Protection Officer using our online enquiry form.