Council News



Casual Vacancy - North Ward

Published: 12 May 17

A Casual Vacancy exists on the Helston Town Council for a Councillor in the North Ward, which is to be filled by co-option. Read More...

Grylls Monument Walk Project Short-listed for Design Award

Published: 28 Apr 17

The Grylls Monument Walk project has been short-listed for a Civic Voice Design Award 2017. The project is 1 of 4 that has been short-listed in the Public Realm category. Read More...

Who are my Councillors?

Published: 14 Feb 17

Helston Wards and Councillors Read More...

Park home Residents Information Morning

Published: 1 Feb 17

Feb 8th 10 -12 St Mary's Church Hall. All Welcome Read More...

Hanging Basket Tender 2017

Published: 30 Jan 17

Tender's are invited for the supply, installation, watering and removal of 26 hanging baskets in Coinagehall Street (including 8 at the Guildhall). Read More...

Porthleven Road will close on Flora Day as usual

Published: 27 Jan 17

The Town Council's Amenities Committee has reconsidered its decision and has now approved the closure of the Porthleven Road on Flora Day 2017. Read More...

Helston Town Council has a new Councillor

Published: 5 Jan 17

We are delighted to announce that Councillor Reverend Daniel Reed has been co-opted on to Helston Town Council for Helston North Ward. Councillors and staff look forward to working with him in the future. Read More...

CCTV

Published: 20 Dec 16

Ground breaking CCTV project sees local councils working with partners to reduce crime and protect vulnerable people in eight West Cornwall towns Read More...

2017/18 Budget Approved

Published: 20 Dec 16

The Town Council’s 2017/18 budget was approved at the Full Council meeting on 15th December 2016. Members ratified the budget as recommended by the Policy, Finance & Resources Committee and set a Precept (the sum included on Council Tax bills) of £352,740. The effect is a 3.05% increase to a Band D property. Read More...

Footpaths Society Walk

Published: 15 Dec 16

Helston and District Footpaths Society have published their new programme of walks Read More...

Tenders Invited

Published: 14 Dec 16

Cleaning of public conveniences Read More...

New Bench at Trengrouse Way

Published: 13 Dec 16

A replacement bench has been installed at the top of Trengrouse Way by Helston Town Council. Read More...

Security at Helston Boating Lake on Flora Day 2017

Published: 25 Nov 16

Please see the attached poster which is seeking funding to help look after our swans on Flora Day. Read More...

Fishermen's Mission Christmas Tree Festival

Published: 22 Nov 16

Helston Town Council's tree was one of 50 decorated Christmas Trees on display. Read More...

Casual Vacancy

Published: 18 Nov 16

There is a vacancy on Helston Town Council Read More...

Helston & the Lizard Works Project Wins Runner-up in National Competition

Published: 24 Oct 16

Helston Town Council's unique Helston & the Lizard Works project was awarded runner-up in the National Association of Local Councils' 2016 Star Awards. Read More...

Promoting Helston Local Events

Published: 19 Oct 16

Details of how to promote your local Helston events. Read More...

Council up for prestigious award

Published: 14 Oct 16

A joint project between Helston Town Council and the Helston Lizard Works has won national recognition Read More...

Flood Alleviation Scheme consultation

Published: 10 Oct 16

Old Cattle Market 1400 - 2000 Tuesday 18th October 2016 Read More...

Helston Old Cornwall Society

Published: 2 Sep 16

Meets every first Wednesday in winter Read More...

Helston Footpaths Society

Published: 2 Sep 16

Programme of walks now available Read More...

Grylls Monument

Published: 18 Aug 16

Work is now complete on the Grylls Monument Read More...

ARK Meetings

Published: 11 Aug 16

Meet friends for coffee! Read More...

Grant Applications

Published: 2 Aug 16

Forms are now available for the September Grant Meeting Read More...

Civic Sunday

Published: 6 Jul 16

This Sunday, 10th at 2.30pm in the Methodist Church Read More...

Helston in Bloom competition

Published: 5 Jul 16

Entries invited to the 'Your Gardens' competition Read More...

Green School Reunion

Published: 5 Jul 16

An event for pupils and staff of Penrose Road School Read More...

Youth Engagement Evening

Published: 24 Jun 16

Groups of local children visit the Council Chambers Read More...

Night of Neon

Published: 21 Jun 16

Cornwall Hospice Care’s Night of Neon fun run returns to Flambards theme park in Helston on Saturday 8th October and registration is now open for this exciting new 1 ½ or 3 mile fun run with a difference. Read More...

Celebrate the restoration of the Grylls Monument

Published: 10 Jun 16

It's party time on 16th July 2016 Read More...

Public Talks about Humphrey Millet Grylls

Published: 6 Jun 16

Informing the public about the Grylls Monument Read More...

Bulwark Building Plan

Published: 18 May 16

There is a drop-in event at the Cattle Market Helston on 23rd May Read More...

Mayor Choosing

Published: 18 May 16

Councillor Gillian Geer becomes Mayor Read More...

Tuff Enuff

Published: 17 May 16

Are you tuff enuff to take the challenge? Read More...

Swim Trelissick

Published: 17 May 16

Open water swim in aid of charity Read More...

The Mayoral Consorts of Helston

Published: 16 May 16

Now available Read More...

Flora Day 2016

Published: 27 Apr 16

Press Release from the Flora Day Association Read More...

Flora Day Greenery

Published: 27 Apr 16

Greenery collection and disposal Read More...

Mayoress's Crossword

Published: 26 Apr 16

Here are the answers to the crossword. The lucky winner was Ms Maria Beecham. Read More...

Community Education Officer

Published: 26 Apr 16

The Town Council is currently employing a part-time fixed term Community Education Officer entirely funded by a Heritage Lottery Fund Grant Read More...

Police Warning

Published: 22 Apr 16

Police are warning retailers about thefts from tills Read More...

New Sergeant-at Mace

Published: 22 Apr 16

Mrs Amanda Boxer has been appointed as the new Sergeant-at-Mace for Helston Read More...

Council Staff Fundraiser

Published: 6 Apr 16

Helston Town Council Office staff ran in the Race for Life on 15th May in Falmouth Read More...

Scam alert

Published: 17 Mar 16

Council Tax re-rate scam Read More...

Helston Community Information Day

Published: 16 Mar 16

30th March, The Clies Read More...

Citizen of the Year

Published: 9 Mar 16

Nominations invited Read More...

Dog Chipping

Published: 8 Mar 16

It will be obligatory to get your dog micro-chipped from 6th April. Read More...

Helston WW1 Heritage Project

Published: 8 Mar 16

Consultation Period Read More...

Town Meeting

Published: 8 Mar 16

Methodist Hall 14th April Read More...

Dementia Carers Events

Published: 25 Feb 16

Tommy on Tour and WRAD events in the South West Read More...

Cornish in the Community

Published: 25 Feb 16

Learn a bit about Kernewek! Read More...

Free Central Heating

Published: 24 Feb 16

Some homes in Cornwall could be eligible for free central heating Read More...

Mayoress's Crossword

Published: 22 Feb 16

The Connections Crossword is now available from the Guildhall for £1.00 Read More...

Grant Awards

Published: 18 Feb 16

Helston Council awards grants to local good causes Read More...

Grant Applications Invited

Published: 20 Jan 16

A GRANT MEETING is scheduled for 7.15 p.m. on Thursday 18th February 2016 in The Guildhall. Read More...

New Councillor

Published: 12 Jan 16

Our newest Councillor is Paul Williams Read More...

CAST secures Arts Council grant

Published: 8 Jan 16

CAST, working together with other west Cornwall Arts organisations, has secured a £500,000 Arts Council grant. Read More...

Mayoress' Teaparty

Published: 21 Dec 15

On Sunday, the Mayoress hosted a tea-party for former consorts Read More...

Christmas Donation

Published: 18 Dec 15

The Mayor has handed a cheque for £1070 to the foodbank Read More...

Street Lights Out on Meneage Road

Published: 18 Dec 15

Electrical supply problems are blamed for the streetlights being out on Meneage Road and the neighbouring Naval Estate Read More...

New Deputy Mayor

Published: 11 Dec 15

Councillor Gillian Geer has been elected Deputy Mayor Read More...

New Councillor

Published: 11 Dec 15

Tim Grattan-Kane is the latest recruit to the Council Read More...

Lantern Parade

Published: 8 Dec 15

This Friday evening there will be a lantern parade through the streets of Helston Read More...

Mayoress's Crossword

Published: 2 Dec 15

Here are the answers to the Mayoress's November Crossword. The connection was "ball" and the winner was Brenda Bolton. Read More...

Casual Vacancy

Published: 18 Nov 15

Would you like to join the council and make a difference to your town? Read More...

Councillor Dave Potter

Published: 18 Nov 15

We are pleased to announce the election of Mr Dave Potter as a representative for the West Ward Read More...

Election

Published: 12 Nov 15

Cast your vote on 12th November at the Old Cattle Market Read More...

Let's go Monumental

Published: 11 Nov 15

Designs have been drawn up for the improvements to the Monument and Bowling Club Pavilion Read More...

Remembrance Parade

Published: 11 Nov 15

There was an excellent turnout for this year's Remembrance Sunday Parade, led by Helston Town Band. Read More...

Support given by Mayor’s Fund

Published: 20 Oct 15

The Mayor and Mayoress have been busy raising funds for the Mayor’s Fund. Read More...

Helston Town Council grants Citizen’s Awards

Published: 20 Oct 15

During this year’s Civic Sunday in June, the Mayor presented two awards. Read More...