Council News

Fountain Up and Running

We are pleased to inform you that the fountain has been re-filled and is up and running. At this time it is not possible to gauge any damage to the bacterial sensors until the results of the latest sample testing are finalized but the pump appears to have escaped any damage.

Police investigations into the recent act of vandalism continue.

Result of Councillor Co-Option for Treswithian Ward

The Members and Officers of Camborne Town Council are pleased to welcome Councillor John Morgan, who was co-opted at a meeting of the Full Council on Thursday 29th June 2017,to fill the vacancy in the Treswithian Ward. John is a member of the Conservative Party.

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.

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.

Cancellation of Camborne & Redruth Lions Tide Race 21st August

It is with great regret that the Camborne & Redruth Lions Club Tide Race scheduled for Sunday 21st August has had to be cancelled.

The Committee of the Lions Club would like to thank all volunteers and supporters for their help in organizing this event... it is not planned to re-schedule in the near future.