Paul Holmes

Telephone: 01209 714275

Born, raised and schooled in Illogan, he worked in London from 1966 to 1976 and is now a retired electrician, having run his own electrical business.  He has been a Church chorister for 62 years (joining Illogan Church Choir in 1952), a chorister at St. John’s Church, Camborne, a member of the Illogan-based Cornwall Gorsedh Church Choir Tereba Nessa.  He has sung in Wales, Scotland, France and England and hold a RSCM silver medal and many singing trophies at local festivals.

Between 1985 and 2009 he served six terms as the Illogan County Councillor and as Illogan District Councillor until both were abolished in 2009.  He was elected to Illogan Parish Council in 2003 and currently serve on the Planning and Devolution Committees.  As a Councillor for a total of 29 years he would like to see more devolution of responsibility from Cornwall Council and is delighted that Illogan Park will now be secured under Illogan Parish Council and the sports teams’ control.

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