Author Archive | Glyn Pascoe

Illogan Parish Fair

The Parish Fair Group is meeting regularly now and I am pleased to say plans are progressing well. As always we do need new offers of help and support, so please don’t be shy, the more the merrier! If you would like to get involved in any way please get in touch on 01209 843845. […]

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Cornwall Fire & Rescue

I am delighted to be able to let you know that the construction phase of the Camborne, Pool, Redruth and Hayle Emergency Cover programme is progressing well. The Hayle Emergency Services Community Station is due to be completed at the end of January 2015 and will be opening in March 2015. We anticipate that the construction […]

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Budget and Precept

The primary source of income for Illogan Parish Council comes from the Precept, which is a local tax collected by Cornwall Council on behalf of the Parish. This money is required to run the Council and pay to maintain and improve the facilities, activities and services that the Parish Council provide and is the operational […]

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Stop Press!!

At the Full Council meeting held on Wednesday 21st January 2015 Illogan Parish Council resolved to sign the legal paperwork for the transfer of the freehold of Illogan Park.

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Historical Monuments

Thomas Merritt’s Grave In the churchyard of St Illogan Parish Church there is a fine white marble gravestone which marks the resting place of Thomas Merritt (1863-1908) and members of his family.  Thomas Merritt was a former miner/musician who stole the hearts of all Cornish people especially miners with his boisterous Christmas carols and he […]

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Tehidy Country Park

Tehidy Country Park is located on the west coast of Cornwall in the Parish of Illogan and about 2 miles north of Camborne, 2 miles west of Redruth, and about 1 mile south of the small harbour of Portreath.  It was once part of an ancient manor owned by the Basset family which later gained much wealth from local tin mining. Covering 250 acres […]

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