Local residents are being invited to find out about planning matters at the  St Blazey, Fowey and Lostwithiel Community Network Panel meeting on Monday, July 25.

Cornwall Councillor Edwina Hannaford, portfolio holder for planning and Phil Mason, head of planning and enterprise at Cornwall Council, will be coming along to talk about planning for the future and working together.

The discussions will include general planning matters as well as the Local Plan; which sets outs how land is used and what will be built where. As part of this, people who come along will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Andrew White from the office of the Police and Crime Commissioner will also be attending to provide information about the consultation on the Police and Crime Plan 2016 – 2020, talking with people to find out what kind of police service they’d like to see in each of their communities.

Also on the agenda is councillor recruitment. Cornwall Cllr Jeremy Rowe, portfolio holder for localism and Sarah Mason, from Cornwall Association of Local Councillors (CALC), will be discussing how they can help the network area to recruit town and parish councillors.

The network panel meets quarterly to discuss matters that affect the area and agree priorities that can be delivered by Cornwall Council and its partners such as the police and health services. Some of the areas that community networks focus on include anti-social behaviour, economic development, the environment, community planning, regeneration, conservation, community safety, transport and highway issues.

The St Blazey, Fowey and Lostwithiel Community Network Panel includes all five Cornwall Councillors for the area, representatives of the eight Parish Councils (Boconnoc, Broadoak, Lanlivery, Luxulyan, St Sampson, St Veep, St Winnow, and Tywardreath and Par) and three Town Councils (Fowey, Lostwithiel, St Blaise).

This meeting is on Monday, July 25 from 7pm to 9pm at the St Blazey Town Council, Alexander Hall, Middleway, Saint Blazey, Par, PL24 2JH.