Parish Council Business


This page provides details of current Parish Council business that is considered to be of particular interest to the community and current issues where the Parish Council is seeking support or feedback from the community.


Comments on any of the issues raised maybe submitted to the Parish Clerk through the following link: Contact Us







Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 25, 26 and 27

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)




1. Date of announcement: Friday 19th June 2020 


2. Each year the smaller authority prepares an Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR).  The AGAR has been published with this notice. It will not be reviewed by the appointed auditor, since the smaller authority has certified itself as exempt from the appointed auditor’s review. 


Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the AGAR, the accounting records for the financial year to which it relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other documents relating to those records must be made available for inspection by any person interested. For the year ended 31 March 2020, these documents will be available on reasonable notice by application to:


 Peter Seaman,


 Lanreath Parish Council, 

 Trevollard Farmhouse, Lanreath, Lo0e, PL13 2PD

 Tel: 01503 220726



commencing on: Monday 22nd June 2020 


and ending on: Friday 31st July 2020 


3. Local government electors and their representatives also have:


• The opportunity to question the appointed auditor about the accounting records; and

• The right to make an objection which concerns a matter in respect of which the appointed auditor could either make a public interest report or apply to the court for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the smaller authority.


The appointed auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 4 below for this purpose between the above dates only.


4. The smaller authority’s AGAR is only subject to review by the appointed auditor if questions or objections raised under the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 lead to the involvement of the auditor.  The appointed auditor is:


PKF Littlejohn LLP (Ref: SBA Team)

15 Westferry Circus

Canary Wharf

London E14 4HD



5. This announcement is made by:  Rebecca Warren, Responsible Financial Officer, Lanreath Parish Council



For a summary of your rights under this Notice please see the guidance note below:

Summary of Your Rights.pdf
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Assistance for those self-isolating due to COVID 19.


You are not on your own, help and support is available from the community, please see below:


COVID 19 Assistance.pdf
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For those in the Parish living nearer to Herodsfoot please below for details of the Herodsfoot Good Neighbourhood Group


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The Government's latest requirement for people to stay in their homes lists 4 acceptable reasons for a person to leave there home, one of these is:


Any medical need, or to provide care or to help a vulnerable person.



Information recently received by the Council that may be of interest to the Community.


The Queen's Birthday Honours List

Dear All,


As you may be aware, publication of The Queen’s Birthday Honours List, due on Sat 13th Jun, has now been postponed until probably late-Sep.  This is to enable a few of those who have performed outstandingly well during the COVID-19 outbreak to be recognised on that List.  The Cabinet Office is therefore inviting members of the public to make nominations on a rather shortened form, which can be found at along with some examples of those who you might consider nominating.  Nominations need to be completed and sent in to the Cabinet Office by Friday 24th July, so time is short, although less information is needed and no supporting letters are required.  However, it is expected that a great many nominations will be made, so they need to be well-crafted and persuasive.  It is highly unlikely that someone who has just excelled during this COVID outbreak will be honoured; these honours are most likely to be given to those who excel already, and have also done great things during COVID, which may be considered ‘the icing on the cake’ as far as an award is concerned.  It would be great if some of those who are doing such brilliant work in Cornwall could be recognised, so I would ask you to think about nominating someone or pass this message around organisations with which you have connections, to try to ensure that our most outstanding citizens do get a chance of recognition.


It is likely that next year’s Honours Lists will be dominated by those who have excelled during COVID, which means there will be other opportunities to nominate people if not done now.  For those of you that are aware of people who have already been nominated, and whose nominations are currently being processed, it would be worth writing a supporting letter to the Cabinet Office, explaining any good work that the nominee has done during COVID, as this might well improve the chances of success.


With all good wishes


Edward Bolitho


Colonel E T Bolitho OBE

Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall




Cornwall TR20 8SA



01736 363817

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The Cornwall Community Foundation - Emergency Fund


For details of this Emergency Fund, and who to contact, please see the document below:

Cornwall Community Foundation.docx
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Planning Applications


 As a consultee on planning applications the Parish Council will be consulted on all planning applications relevant to the Lanreath Parish area. All associated documentation can be viewed in the Cornwall Council online Planning Register . Any planning applications that are scheduled for review at a Parish Council meeting will be detailed in the meeting agenda. If you wish to express a view on a particular planning application, you may do so; in the public participation section of the meeting; by submitting comments to the Parish Clerk prior to the meeting; or by submitting your comments directly to Cornwall Council by logging in to the online Planning Register. The following Planning Applications within the Parish of Lanreath have been recently reviewed or are currently under review by Cornwall Council.





PA Reference Number

Brief Details

CC Planning



Council’s position


Prior notification for a portal-frame agricultural building, tanalised timber clad, part fully enclosed, for secure storage of farm equipment and machinery, and part open-sided for general undercover agricultural storage. Land At Pigscombe Lanreath Looe Cornwall PL13 2PF


(Permitted Development)

Prior Notification under ‘permitted development’, Parish Council not consulted


Certificate of Lawfulness for the retention of mobile caravan for residential purposes. Tresarran Cottages School Hill Herodsfoot PL14 4QX


(Application withdawn)


‘Lanreath Parish Council have no knowledge of, and are therefore unable to comment on, matters of fact related to this application and the associated documents available on the Planning Portal.'


Prior Approval for a proposed change of use of agricultural building to two semi-detached dwelling houses (Class C3) and for associated operational development.Land Pt OS 3000 South Park Farm Herodsfoot Cornwall


(Planning Permission required)

Prior Approval request as ‘permitted development’, Parish Council not consulted


Application to determine if prior approval is needed to add 3 nos antennae to existing 34.13 metre mast and to add 3 nos cabinets within a foul weather enclosure, 1 no. generator, 1 no. meter cabinet and 1 no. satellite dish on existing concrete base. Airwave 20531 Bury Down Herodsfoot Liskeard Cornwall PL14 4RA


(Prior approval not required)


Submitted comments were not considered by the Planning Officer as the planning decision confirmed that prior approval was not required.


Pre application advice for affordable housing development - 9 or less

Land West of Rally Close Rally Close Lanreath.


Pre App advice only, Parish Council not consulted by Planning


Conversion and extension of detached garage to residential annex. Penwill Lanreath Looe Cornwall PL13 2NT




Demolition of existing car port and construction of single storey extension to property with attached garage and utility space. The Haven, Lanreath








A        Approved


NA     Not Approved


AD     Awaiting Decision


CCS   Consultee comments submitted


D        Decided


S        Supported


SWR  Supported with recommendations


NS      Not supported


PA      Pre App advice issued














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