Morval parish council are going to hold virtual parish council meetings until further notice.
Members of the public are invited to attend. Please contact the Clerk for joining instructions. You will find the agenda in the Meetings tab on this website.
The Councillors and Clerk will continue to carry out their duties, following any legislative guidelines provided by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC).
During this period of time the Clerk will update the parish council website with any important announcements that affect the Community as a whole.It will not be possible to use the parish council notice boards at this time.
Please go to the Announcements page for the latest announcement.
Please go to the Covid-19 Info page to research revised procedures regarding Planning Applications and Covid-19 related notices and documentation.
About the Parish
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”. 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 holds a virtual meeting on the first Wednesday of each month and starts at 7:00pm. 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.
Contact details for the Clerk, Robert Larter, are: 01872 500995 / 07775 722195 firstname.lastname@example.org