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SAINTS WAY PATHS

The Parish Council has recently arranged some tree and brush cutting work on the Saints Way path from Golant to Fowey.  The view from both benches is now vastly improved.  One bench was lost in the undergrowth but now there is a nice path down to it cut out of the brambles and bracken.  The photographs below show the "before" and "after" views.

Views before clearing round the Parish Council bench

Views after clearing round the Parish Council bench

Welcome to the St Sampson Parish Council website

The small Parish of St Sampson dates from about AD610 when a Welsh bishop named St Samson is said to have founded a monastery in the locality.

With its proximity to the Fowey Estuary, fishing and the coastal trade supported the local population for many generations. Today the river estuary is as popular as ever, however, trading ships and fishing has long since given way to 21st century leisure pursuits, all of which encourage visitors in the holiday seasons, when they are most welcome.

Our Parish consists of some 105 homes, giving a current residential population of about 200. The Parish Council currently consists of six members and a Parish Clerk. The council meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the Village Hall. Members of the public are very welcome to attend our meetings  and  are given an opportunity to speak.

We hope you will find this an interesting and useful source of information.

Thank you for visiting St Sampson Parish Council website.

 

 

 Views from the bench

Views over the River Fowey from the northern bench along the Saints Way path from Golant to Fowey

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TREES OVERHANGING THE HIGHWAY

The Parish Council has some concerns about trees overhanging the highway.  All landowners with trees on their boundaries are encouraged to coppice the trees on a regular basis to prevent them from posing a threat to highway safety.

CAR PARK AND VILLAGE GREEN PARKING PERMITS

An application form can be found on the documents section under "other" to enable residents to apply for a parking permit for the 2018 season.

VACANCY ON PARISH COUNCIL

There is a vacancy on the parish council which will be filled by co-option at its next meeting.  If you are interested in joining the parish council, please contact the Clerk, at stsampsonpc@gmail.com, for further information.

ST SAMPSON PARISH COUNCIL - DECLARATION OF STATUS OF PUBLISHED ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2017

The statement of accounts for St Sampson Parish Council published today is unaudited and subject to change - 23rd May 2017 (Declaration signed by Sue Blaxley, Responsible Financial Officer)