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Welcome to the Morval Parish Council website

Morval parish is located in South East Cornwall approximately two miles north of Looe and five miles south of Liskeard.  It is a civil parish and within its boundaries are the village of Widegates and several hamlets including Morval and Sandplace. The parish enjoys a rural setting with some Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty such as the Looe Valley.

Located within the parish are St. Wenna’s Church, dating back to the 13th century, Grace Church, standing adjacent to the main A387 running through Morval, and a vibrant primary school at Widegates. The Reading Room Community Hall is located within Widegates Village not far from the area known locally as Widegates “Village Green” whilst Nomansland Community Hall is situated at the other end of the parish at Nomansland. The Morval Estate offers history in abundance alongside walks through woods and open land. The Morval War Memorial can be found just outside an entrance to the Morval Estate adjacent to the A387. There is an intermediate train station serving the hamlet of Sandplace before reaching the harbour town of Looe.

There are a number of community groups, clubs and organisations held within the parish that interested people are able to access. Details can be found on the Community section of this website.

The Outlook magazine is a newsletter edited and delivered by local volunteers to all homes within the parish so that residents are kept up to date with local events, matters of interest and Parish Council and church business.

Morval Parish Council consists of 10 local councillors. It has one employee, the parish clerk. It meets on the first Wednesday of each month except during August. Meetings start at 7.00pm from October through to March inclusive and at 7.30pm from April through to September inclusive. The Annual Parish meeting is held before the main Parish Council meeting in April whilst the Annual Council meeting is held before the main Parish Council meeting in May. Members of the public are most welcome at all meetings.

 

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