Working Groups

The Parish Council has various working groups that cover a wide range of projects. The teams are usually comprised of several councillors with a particular interest and skill set for the subject. Local residents are often invited to join the working groups.

Bolenna Action Group

This group was established to work on plans to improve the play facilities at Bolenna Park. Councillors Sam Boston and Doreen Lawrence sit on this group and there are also several members of the community involved.

Neighbourhood Development Plan Steering Group

This group is dealing with the implementation of the Neighbourhood Development Plan. Many members of the community are involved and the group is chaired by Rory Jenkins. Councillor William Rogers is the Parish Council representative on the group.

Community Emergency Plan Working Group

This group was established by Perranzabuloe Parish Council to produce and maintain a community emergency plan. Councillors Aland Bowers and Peter Gaisford are leading on this important work and the plan is due to be published very soon as well as training for Flood Wardens.

Perranzabuloe Action for Climate Emergency (PACE)

This group was established by Perranzabuloe Parish Council to work with the community to create an Action Plan to help tackle the climate crisis. Councillors Damion Silvey and Ken Yeo are leading on this very important work to find local solutions that are realistic.

Skate Park Working Group

This group was established by Perranzabuloe Parish Council to bring a new skate park facility to the parish. Perranporth has been waiting for a skate park for many years and we are delighted to be able to make this project happen at last. Councillors Ben Byfield, Peter Gaisford and William Rogers are working on this project in collaboration with the Skate Collective.

Community Hub Working Group

This group was established by Perranzabuloe Parish Council after the purchase of the Old Lloyds Bank building in 8 Boscawen Road. The plan is for the existing building to be demolished and replaced with a modern facility which will be home to the library and Parish Council offices with residential flats above. Councillors Stevie Arthur, Ben Byfield, Nigel Davies, Linda Higgins and Rob Norrington are on this group.

VE Day Planning Working Group

This task-and-finish group was set up by Perranzabuloe Parish Council to deal with planning the arrangements for the VE Day celebration community event on 8th May 2020. Councillors Alan Bowers, Joe Trevethan and Frances White are working with the Parish Clerk, Library Manager and Community Navigator to organise and publicise the event.

St Agnes & Perranporth Community Network Panel

Perranzabuloe is a member of this Community Network Panel which is one of 19 such panels throughout Cornwall. We meet regularly with neighbouring parishes to discuss matters of shared interest. Parish Councillors sitting on this group are Rob Norrington and Ken Yeo. Ken is also currently the Chairman of the Panel.

Inner Green Working Group

This group was established by Perranzabuloe Parish Council to work on plans to improve the amenity of the Inner Green by the beach. Councillors Sam Boston, Doreen Lawrence, Rob Norrington and William Rogers are on this group.

Tree Warden

The appointed Tree Warden for our parish is Councillor Damion Silvey. He is responsible for monitoring trees and identifying and reporting any problems as well as recording ancient and vintage trees and encouraging tree planting throughout the parish as part of our commitment to tackling the problems of climate change and supporting the Forest for Cornwall project organised by Cornwall Council.

Tamblyn Way Steps Working Group

This group was established by Perranzabuloe Parish Council to work on plans to reinstate a safe pedestrian access route from Droskyn down to the beach to replace the Tamblyn Way steps which were unsafe and removed some years ago. Councillors Rob Norrington and William Rogers are on this group.

Councillor Representatives

The Parish Council appoints councillors to act as representatives to sit on community groups and form a link. These currently are:
Gardens Charities – Ben Byfield
Memorial Hall – Frances White
Perranporth School Governor – Sam Boston
Tennis Club – Doreen Lawrence