Cornwall Council history

Cornwall Council is a unitary authority that was formed in 2009 from the merger of Cornwall County Council and six district councils. As a unitary council, Cornwall Council is responsible for all the usual services provided by local authorities including highways, social care, planning, economic development, environmental health etc.

Elections have been held for all 123 seats on Cornwall Council every four years since 2009. 

Following a review by the Local Government Boundary Commission, the number of seats on the council is being cut to 87 with effect from the elections in May 2021.

Elections 6 May 2021

Elections will be held for all seats on Cornwall Council on 6 May 2021. See Election news.

The villages of Probus, Tregony and Grampound will be in different divisions as a result of the boundary changes.

Probus will be in the electoral division known as Probus and St Erme covering the parishes of Probus, St Erme (Trispen and St Erme), Ladock (Ladock and Grampound Road) and part of St Clement parish (Tresillian). See map.

Grampound will be in St Mewan and Grampound division, covering the parishes of St Mewan (Sticker, Polgooth and Trewoon), Grampound with Creed, St Ewe (St Ewe and Polmassick) and part of the parish of Pentewan Valley (London Apprentice and Tregorrick). See map.

Tregony will be in St Goran, Tregony and the Roseland division, covering the parishes of St Just in Roseland, Gerrans, Philleigh, St Michael Penkevil, Veryan, Ruanlanihorne, Tregony with Cuby, St Michael Caerhays, St Goran. See map.

Links to useful council services

Information about services provided by Cornwall Council can be accessed from these links.

Cornwall Council main website
Waste and recycling services (incl. reporting missed collections)
Council committees and meetings
Reporting potholes
Council internet mapping service
Planning portal

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