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Do you know someone who is a musician/singer, either solo or in a band? We have an exciting opportunity for young people aged 10-18 to win a £50 prize and a spot at our annual music event – Music in the Park on 2 June 2018, playing alongside professional bands including the Andy Quick Band (a band recently featured on BBC Introducing), the Grenaways, and Me and the Devil.
Open to students of Year 6 Camelford Primary School, students of Sir James Smith’s School and any young person aged 10-18 who live in the Parish of Camelford. There will be two categories – 10-11 Year Olds and 12-18 Year Olds. Winners in each category will win £50, with a runner up prize of £25. Winners and runners up will get to play at Music in the Park, so you must be available between 3.30pm and 5.30pm on 2 June 2018.
HOW TO ENTER
Your time to shine? Upload your music to Soundcloud.com. Then, email email@example.com with your name or band’s name and name of song so we can find you and have a listen. Look out for promotions on Facebook, local press and in schools!
CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 27 APRIL – EXTENDED!!
WINNERS AND RUNNERS UP ANNOUNCED: 2 MAY
We are delighted to welcome and introduce our new members of staff who will be starting towards the end of March, in preparation for the Town Council taking over the Library. Scarlett is our Library and Administration Assistant (top left), and Olivia (top right) and Samantha (bottom left) will be our Saturday Library and Administration Assistants. We are waiting confirmation of whether existing library staff will be coming over to work with Camelford Town Council and will update when we have news.
Come along to Camelford’s Annual Parish Meeting on 20 March 2018. The main agenda item will be receiving a report by the Town Clerk on the management of Churchfield Car Park. However, this meeting is an opportunity for parishioners on the Electoral Roll for Camelford to raise ANY matters of concern to them that relates to their community. It would be helpful if you could let the Deputy Town Clerk, Amanda Lash, know if you would like to speak. This is not essential but helpful, in order to ensure there is time for everyone to speak. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01840 212880
As you may be aware, Camelford Town Council are taking over the Library and Information Services from 4 April 2018. This follows public consultation and an overwhelming response from people wanting the library to stay open. Without Camelford Town Council, the likely outcome would have been that we would have lost this service for the town. This also means that Town Council services and library services will be under one roof, and we hope in time to be able to offer Tourist Information Services too.
Please find information below regarding the next steps. New opening times will be released soon, together with details of your new library staff. As you will see below, we will be closing for refurbishment but will be open on 4 April 2018.
Following public consultation last year at the Camelford Show, a “Meet the Designers” visit, and visits to Sir James Smith’s Secondary School and Camelford Primary School, we have now selected Freestyle to build our skatepark. We have also now applied for additional funding and are waiting for news as to whether this has been successful. We will be able to update you all further once we have news. The design chosen has had to be amended slightly in order to fit in with our vision for the site, but the elements of the park remain the same, based on your feedback. There may be further slight tweaks!
In partnership with The Town Trust, who have kindly agreed to lease the land to us, we have a big vision for the Old Cattle Market site. Our hope, if Phase 1 (the skatepark) is successful, is to redevelop the whole area but again this is subject to further discussions and funding.
Excited by this vision?
We are looking for volunteers (children and adults) to create a Skatepark Club, which will help support this vision by way of fundraising and publicising the work we are doing – even if that means just sharing our posts on social media! If you are interested, please get in touch with Amanda (email@example.com) to get involved and keep updated.