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Parish Council Meetings

Please note that, until further notice, Parish Council meetings will be held using Zoom.  Members of the public can address the Parish Council at the beginning of each meeting using Zoom and can observe the meetings in their entirety. Agendas are published on this website together with the links to the Zoom meetings which should be copied and pasted into your browser if you wish to particpate or observe the meetings.

Resolutions made by St Neot Parish Council March, April, May and June 2020

A list of the resolutions made by St Neot Parish during March, April, May and June 2020 when the parish council was unable to meet in person can be found under the documents section of this website. 

St Neot is a large, sparsely populated moorland parish on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall. The Fowey river forms the eastern and southern boundaries, the old road from Bodmin to Launceston forms the northern boundary, and the western boundary follows the Warleggan river before following the Bedalder stream running out of Dewey marsh high on the moor.

The main settlement is St Neot, located in a sheltered valley in the south of the parish on the river Loveny or St Neot river. The road through the village was the main route from Bodmin to Liskeard before the construction of the A38 along the Fowey valley. The London Inn was a stopping point on this route and is now a traditional country pub with accommodation.

The village and parish are named after Neot, a Saxon saint about whom very little is known The settlement at St Neot is mentioned in the Domesday Book, at which time it was a village held by Odo, from the Count of Mortain. The holy well of St Neot lies just to the north of the village.

The higher moorland shows evidence of much earlier bronze age settlements and field systems. From the earliest times until the early industrial period, minerals including tin and copper were mined from the moor.

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Cornwall Councillor

Martin Eddy is the local councillor for the parish.  He can be contacted at martin.eddy@cornwallcouncillors.org.uk or on 01208 821613 or 07453295622.

Covid 19

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East Cornwall residents urged by Cornwall Council to stick to COVID-19 rules amid rise in cases.