General Notices and Information for the Lezant Parish
Notice of election of Parish Councillors for Lezant Parish Council on Thursday 6 May 2021
Please click on link below to view Statement of Persons Nominated for the Election of Parish Councillors.
Information and support advice about the Coronavirus all in one place from the Cornwall County Council
Lezant Parish Notice Board - Useful Information
Transport – Bus and Coach and Travel Information 12 Mon - Sat. Bude - Launceston - Plymouth, Sun Launceston - Plymouth.
GoCornwallBus (www.plymouthbus.co.uk) tel 01752 662271. 6A Mon-Sun. Exeter-Okehampton-Launceston-Bude.
Stagecoach Southwest. www.stagecoachbus.com/devon.01392 427711Disability helpdesk 01392 889749
National Express Coaches - www.nationalexpress.com
Launceston Taxis (Parish Taxi Scheme) 07340 813434
Little Red Bus—Launceston Community Transport Partnership. Please give 24 hours’ notice to book your seat by phoning 01566 777960 Mon-Fri 10.00-12.00 Return fare £3, single £2, concessionary bus passes accepted for Dial A Ride only.
TAP Transport (non-urgent health related journeys) 01872 223388
Traveline www.travelinesw.com 0871 200 2233
National Rail Enquiries www.nationalrail.co.uk 0845 7484950
Launceston Community Hospital: Main Hospital 01566 761000; MIU 01566 761030; Physiotherapy Outpatients 01566 761022 Local Government
Member of Parliament: Mr Scott Mann (Conservative) Constituency Office : 01208 75656
Cornwall Councillor: Mr Neil Burden 01566 782286
Cornwall Council 0300 1234 100 (all Departments) www.cornwall.gov.uk
MEP: For the names of the 6 MEPs for the South West, check on http://www.europarl.org.uk/en/your_meps.html
Cornwall Council Enquiry office, Registrar & One Stop Shop: Launceston Library, Bounsalls Lane, PL15 9AB. Open Tues, Wed, Fri 9.30am-5pm, Sat 10am-1pm. Registrar open Wed 9.30am-1pm and 1.30pm to 4pm. Fri 9.30am-12.30pm and 1pm4.30pm. Or phone 0300 1234 181 Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm
Children at Risk: If you know of a child at risk: 0300 123 1116 Police: PCSO 30115 Mark Canvin. Email: Mark.CANVIN@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk Tel. non emergency: 101
Refuse: Household and Recycling Collections 0300 1234 141 Collection day Thursday for whole parish.
Launceston Waste and Recycling Centre, Pennygillam Industrial Estate, Launceston. Open all year except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day 9am to 4pm. 0300 1234 141. Replacement recycling bags: from One Stop Shop (see above).
Tourist Information Centre. White Hart Arcade, Launceston PL15 8AA. Tel. 01566 772321
Parish website: www.lezantparish.org.uk
Dentistry. If you do not have an NHS dentist and want to add your name to the NHS waiting list please call 03330 063 300 from 7.30am to 10.30pm. If you need urgent dental treatment and do not currently have an NHS dentist, please call 03330 063300
Lezant Parish Taxi Scheme (Only available for residents of Lezant Parish)
The parish council subsidy for the taxi scheme is now £4 per trip, return £4 each way. The fares charged by Launceston Taxis are as below. As a resident of Lezant Parish, you are entitled to a subsidy of £4.00 for any taxi journey at any time, so long as a taxi is available.
To take advantage of the scheme the taxi must be pre-booked through Launceston Taxis on 07340 813434.
The taxi driver will have a form that he will complete. You sign the form and pay the reduced rate to the driver.
Please note that the single fares quoted below are for guidance only, if you live outside one of the villages the fare may differ slightly: (Subsidy £4.00 )
Lezant £8.00 You pay £4.00
Tregada £8.00 You pay £4.00
Trekenner £9.00 You pay £5.00
Trekelland £8.00 You pay £4.00
Trebullett £9.00 You pay £5.00
Treburley £9.00 You pay £5.00
Rezare £9.50 You pay £5.50
For example - a return journey from Treburley to Launceston will cost £10 in total.
The Parish Council would encourage all residents to use the taxi whenever possible although it is appreciated that a taxi is not always available. Pre-booking the day before can sometimes help.
Please remember, the taxi cannot be used on a regular basis for commuting between home and work, nor as a school-run vehicle.