Council News

Notice of Elections - Thursday 4th May 2017

Notice is hereby given that:

1. Elections are to be held for ONE Cornwall Councillor for each of the Electoral Divisions listed below (the figure in brackets denotes the number of seats on the Town Council also up for election). If the elections are contested the poll will take place on Thursday 4 May, 2017.

Camborne (Pendarves Ward) (4 seats)
Camborne (Roskear Ward) (4 seats)
Camborne (Trelowarren Ward) (4 seats)
Camborne (Treslothan Ward) (3 seats)
Camborne (Treswithian Ward) (3 seats)

Invitations to Tender - Camborne Library &Open Space Contracts

The ongoing devolution programme with Cornwall Council has created an opportunity to improve a significant amount of the formal and in-formal green spaces in Camborne parish. In order to carry out these improvements the Town Council will need to secure the supply of a range of goods and services to carry out the associated tasking.

In addition the Council's programme of repair and refurbishment for the Passmore Edwards Building (Camborne Library) is also accepting tenders / quotations.

Camborne CCTV

A ground breaking project which involves eight West Cornwall town councils working closely with Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service and Devon and Cornwall Police to use CCTV to reduce crime and anti social behaviour, and protect vulnerable people in their local communities was officially launched on Monday, 19 December.

Children's Lantern Parade 2016

Many thanks to all those involved in the Lantern Parade on 15th December... without the attendance of the Police, St John's Ambulance and Willsecure we would not have been able to hold this very successful, traditional and fun event.

The Town Council would also like to thank the pupils and teachers of the 10 participating primary schools / academies for their hard work and imaginative designs in creating the spectacular lanterns ( a selection of which are pictured above).

Home Fire Safety Check

Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service are offering a free Home Fire Safety Check to all residents that submit a request. This is an excellent opportunity for all home owners for a free safety inspection of their home conducted by trained specialists in the field.

A copy of the request, along with the contact number to call, is attached below for your information

Town Council Officers Retire after long careers

After 19 years of outstanding service, in all winds and weathers, Dave Summers has decided to leave Camborne Town Council's Amenities Team and begin to enjoy a well-deserved retirement with his wife Doreen. The Mayor expressed the gratitude of all Councillors, past and present, for his hard work and willingness to "go the extra mile" on behalf of the Council and it's parishioners.

Sad loss of former Chair of Camborne Town Council

It is with great sadness that we heard the news that former Town Councillor and Chair of the Town Council passed away peacefully on Saturday 10th September.

Councillor Godolphin was first elected to the Town Council in November in 1994 and remained a dedicated representative for the Camborne South Ward, until she retired from service in July 2005. Councillor Godolphin was elected as Chairman of the Council in May 1998 and her hard work and commitment was recognised by her fellow Members when she was re-elected for a further year in May 1999.

Defibrillator installed at Camborne Indoor Market

Camborne and Redruth Lions are delighted to announce the installation of a second defibrillator at the entrance to the café in Camborne Indoor Market on Trelowarren Street, a project which Camborne Town Council are proud to support.

Lion Alan Hampton confirmed the installation; which means that a unit is situated at both ends of the town with another defibrillator located in the Tyacks Hotel on Commercial Street. In addition a unit is also located at the Tesco store on Wesley Street.

Opportunity to Tender for Summer Floral Display 2017

Camborne Town Council would welcome bids from suitable contractors to prepare, install, monitor and dismantle the Summer Floral Display for 2017.

Details of the specification for the contract along with the supporting documentation can be found using the "Active Tenders" tab on this website's Home page toolbar.

Should you have any questions please contact Camborne Town Council (email: or telephone: 01209 612406).

Tender Specification Update

The tender specification for the project management works on the Passmore Edwards Building in Camborne have been amended.

The alteration affects Section 5.1 where it specifically relates to Insurance Indemnity. Could all potential bidders revisit the specification, detailed in our "Tenders, Quotations and Contracts "section of the website, to assess the impact, if any, this amendment might have on their decision to submit a quote.