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Launceston Town Council Information


A calendar of meetings, along with agendas and minutes for all Town Council Committees can be found on our website here – Read more

Full Council meets monthly, on the third Tuesday of the month except August and May – Read more

Planning and Economic Development Committee meets every three weeks. Members of the public are welcomed to speak with regard to any planning application on the agenda – Read more

Cornwall Council is responsible for matters relating to: council tax and business rates, benefits, refuse and recycling collection, roads, highways and parking, the registration service, education, social services including blue badges, fire and rescue, strategic planning, development control, trading standards and environmental health.

Cornwall Council can be contacted on 0300 1234 100

You can report a range of issues online by visiting Cornwall Council’s website.

Launceston Town Council provides a range of services, manages several properties and sites of historical interest and provides a number of social and recreational facilities for Launceston.

The Town Council acts as a lobbying force with regional and national government, appoints councillors to sit on outside organisations and works to promote and support Launceston.

Launceston Town Council has 16 councillors elected for a term of four years. The next Town Council elections are in May 2021.

Latest from Launceston Town Council

The funeral for Cllr Val Bugden-Cawsey will be held at 11am on Tuesday 5th February at Launceston Central Methodist Church. A reception will take place after the service at Launceston Town Hall.

Alison Hernandez, The Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has written to provide update on budget preparations for Devon and Cornwall Police for 2019/20 and to draw attention to an online poll launched on 9th January to seek the public’s views on council tax precept levels for the coming year.

The Chief Constable and The Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon, Cornwall and IoS are currently working to finalise the budget ahead of its submission to the Police and Crime Panel on 8th February and would like to encourage the community to engage with a precept survey to share their views with The Police and Crime Commissioner on this important issue.

The survey is available Here
Read the Letter from Alison Hernandez Here


The 2015 Local Government Transparency Code sets out the data that local authorities should publish in the public domain. It was issued to meet the Government’s desire to place more power into citizens’ hands to increase democratic accountability and make it easier for local people to contribute to the local decision making process and help shape public services. Please follow the links below to find the data quickly and easily:
Notice of conclusion of Audit
Annual Governance & Account Return
Annual Return
Staff Structure
Statement of Internal Control
Strategic Plan

Following a major refurbishment and benefiting from sustained investment and improvement, Launceston Town Hall is the largest and most exciting venue in North Cornwall for live music, theatre, comedy, cinema, markets and shows. Launceston Town Hall is an award winning building with state of the art lighting and sound systems, it is fully licensed, adjacent to a 128 space multi-storey car park (which is free after 6pm), and even boasts under floor heating to ensure the 450 capacity Main Hall is nice and toasty on the darkest winter nights! For box office for most events, or general enquiries please call Launceston Tourist Information Centre on 01566 772321.

The Boy Who Cried Wolf Launceston Town Hall
Exquisite puppetry, dynamic storytelling, live music, beautiful songs... suitable for everyone aged 3+
Science Adventures Launceston Town Hall
Interative Family Show with a band of Mad Scientists!
Mark Steel Launceston
**** The Guardian **** The Independent ‘essential viewing’ **** Sunday Times ‘Profound yet funny’ **** The Scotsman ‘Frank, dryly funny

Launceston Town Council's Venues and Locations for Hire

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