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Help us win the Council of the Year award!

Feock Parish Council are delighted that they have been shortlisted for the Council of the Year Award 2019 in the Star Council Awards, run by the National Association of Local Councils. These are the only awards which recognise the achievements of the local (parish and town) council sector. The awards celebrate the positive impact that councils, county associations, councillors and clerks have on their communities. As well as the traditional work of a Parish Council, Feock also runs a volunteer driver transport scheme, has declared a Climate Emergency, has an adopted Neighbourhood Development Plan, has set up a wellbeing project, ‘Community Connect’ which aims to work in communities to help a

Centenary of Devoran Recreation Ground

On Thursday 12th September it will be the centenary of the dedication and gifting of Devoran recreation ground to the village in memory of those lost in World War 1. The Parish Council will be marking the occasion by planting a tree, as well as a tea party (refreshments provided by Devoran Pre-School) and the cutting of a celebration cake. , We would like to put together a display of photos showing the park in use over the years and events held there, if anyone has any they would be happy for us to put on display. Please email to debra@feockparishcouncil.co.uk or drop into the office. Everyone is welcome to come along at 2pm on the 12th September.

Penpol Creek Tide Mill excavations

The Penpol Tide Mill archaeological dig team has been surprised and delighted to discover and partially excavate the ground plan of the mill, its wheel pit, remains of the large wooden mill wheel and the associated sluices that helped keep the nearby quays clear of silt. The remains formed part of a bone crushing mill operating there alongside lead smelting works which were certainly established in the creek by 1829. Crushed and burnt bone was used to separate precious silver from the lead. The aim of the project is to excavate the mill site to work out how the bone mill operated and to prepare a full report on the findings. The dig, supervised and managed by the Cornwall Archaeological Un

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