Quethiock Parish Council

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About The Parish

Quethiock Parish lies in the very rural heartland of South East Cornwall away from the main roads and tourist areas. It is situated approximately 7 miles from the towns of Liskeard, Callington and Saltash.

The seven members of the Parish Council represent less than 400 households making this one of the smallest parishes in Cornwall by population which is dispersed over a wide area.

Quethiock village is the main centre with a third of the population and there are 3 smaller villages, Blunts, Trehunist and Tilland.

The character of the Parish is based mainly on cattle and sheep farming and many of the farm buildings have been converted into housing so providing a scattering of small hamlets.

Parish Council Objectives


Firstly, to draw these diverse and scattered communities together and to liaise with the other existing organisations such as the Church, Chapels, School and Quethiock Pavilion to further community interests.


Secondly, to distribute information from outside the Parish from such sources as Cornwall Council, the Police, Social and Medical organisations and Charities which will be of value to the Community.


Thirdly, to provide a means to air issues and to discuss matters of importance and hopefully, within the constraints of our budget, and without bias, to fulfil the wishes of the majority. Examples might include planning applications, the provision of affordable homes, post office and transport facilities, new energy projects and footpath maintenance.

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We actively support the Quethiock News and we hope through this website and with the interaction you can provide, we can further the interests and wellbeing of all within the Parish.

Latest News

May 2021 Election campaigning

The Government has confirmed that from 8 March, individual campaigners will be allowed to deliver leaflets and to engage with electors on their doorsteps – but they should always be socially distanced and not enter inside people’s homes. From 29 March, it’s...

2021 Census – Identifying as Cornish

2021 Census – Identifying as Cornish

Cornwall Council is urging everyone who identifies as Cornish to say it on the 2021 Census survey, which launched on 1 March ahead of Census Day on 21 March. People here in Cornwall and beyond who want to identify as Cornish on the Census will be able to do so by...

Access to Growth Fund

Access to Growth Fund

The Access to Growth Fund provides a £1,000 grant to invest in the growth of businesses in Cornwall, by funding specialist consultancy to help them expand their markets outside of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Businesses have to contribute £500 to make the total...