Council News

Manchester Terror Attack

Following the tragic events overnight in Manchester the flags outside the Council Offices will be flown at half mast.

The Council's thoughts and sympathies are with the victims, their families and with the people of Manchester at this awful time.

Treswithian Ward - Town Council Vacancy

Following the recent Town and Parish Council elections on May 4th a vacancy exists on Camborne Town Council to represent the Treswithian Ward.

Please see the attached Vacancy Notice for further details of the eligibility criteria and selection process.

If you have any questions concerning the vacancy, selection process or require any additional information please contact the Town Clerk at Camborne Town Council (email: or telephone: 01209 612406).

Town and Parish Elections - 4th May 2017 - Results

Following the Town and Parish Council elections on 4th May 2017 this website will be updated with all the relevant details, whilst this process is being completed the website may contain information that is no longer correct... the Council wishes to apologise for any confusion caused during this period of transition.

The following have been elected to serve on Camborne Town Council:

Pendarves Ward

David Atherfold CC
Jeff Collins CC
John Gillingham
John Herd CC

Roskear Ward

Notice of Parliamentary General Election - Thursday 8th June 2017

Notice is hereby given that:

An election is to be held for a Member to serve in Parliament for the Camborne and Redruth Constituency on Thursday 8th June 2017. Details of the candidates are attached.

Further details and documentation can be viewed via the Elections - 2017 tab on the Home Page Menu Bar.

Anyone requesting further information should visit the Cornwall Council website - or telephone 0300 123 1115

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.