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St Keverne band Chough at sunrise on Easter morning by James Thirlaway-Price Sunset taken by Vivien from Lloyds Lane
Slideshow photos above - click to enlarge

Welcome to our Lizard Lives website

This is a taste of our wonderful, unique village and what happens here. Please let us know what else is about and keep us updated with more information.

If you live in the village and have not received the new magazine through your door, then please let me (Sue) know – my details can be found in 'Contacts'.

Our monthly news magazine has lots of information, some fun items with a quiz page and interesting articles about the area and some of the people who live here.
And see some stories written during Lockdown by our budding young writers in the village …

The Year 5 No. 6 March 2021 Lizard Lives issue is now available here (added 01/03/21).

All contributions/adverts for Lizard Lives please email to: editor@lizard-lives.uk or drop into Chapel House. Sue: 290045.
Would you like an advert in Lizard Lives? £20 - full page; £10 - half page; £5 - quarter page; £2 - 3 lines.
Deadline - 20th of each month.


Landewednack Parish Council link
Parish Council March Update here

The next Parish Council meeting will be on Thursday 11th March at 7.30pm. The Parish Council will continue to follow government guidance and is holding its meetings online via Zoom. Members of the public are invited to attend the meetings, and anyone wishing to do so should contact the Clerk via clerk@landewednackparishcouncil.org.uk in advance of the meeting to receive the joining instructions. Anyone joining the meeting is able to give comments or questions under the regular 'Public Participation' item, or can submit them in advance. Zoom also allows members of the public to join by telephone if they prefer. For copies of meeting agendas and previous minutes please visit www.landewednackparishcouncil.org.uk


Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

You may have seen or heard that the time has come to complete the census for 2021.

The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941. 

This year's census, taking place on 21 March 2021, is unusual as it is being completed while we come to terms with the coronavirus pandemic but very much like the census in 1921, (the first after World War 1 and the Spanish Flu epidemic) it will capture a snapshot of society during this unprecedented time.

It will provide us with new information that we will be able to use for years to come. This information will inform decisions on public services, including hospitals, schools, universities and job centres, to meet the needs of our changing society.

Census 2021 will be the first run predominantly online, with households receiving a postcard with a unique access code, allowing them to complete the questionnaire on their computers, phones or tablets, alleviating some of the hurdles of the pandemic.

Postcards will be arriving in the coming weeks, but we understand not everyone will be able to (or will want to), do their census online and paper questionnaires will be available for those who need them or prefer to use them.

We will also have a range of support services from online help, including help by email, social media, text message and on a web chat facility on our website. People can also complete their census over the phone, with the help of our trained staff, or by using the traditional paper form.

After Census Day (21 March 2021) we’ll deploy field staff to help those who have not yet filled in their census questionnaire online or on paper and direct them to the support services they need.

The head of the census, Pete Benton, said: “They’ll be tested twice a week for coronavirus. And of course, they won’t go out if they have a positive test.

“They will never need to enter people’s houses; it’s really no different from somebody delivering a parcel or a takeaway meal. Staff will be safe and socially distanced and following both national and local COVID-19 guidance.”

For any help please go to www.census.gov.uk or call 0800 141 2021 from 1st March.

Don’t forget those who like to look up their family history. The Office of National Statistics will soon be releasing the personal information of those in the 1921 Census.

John Floyd
Census Engagement Manager
South West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly


 

More items have been added to the request for donations to the Foodbank.

If you are looking to donate food, we would like tins of meals i.e. curry, stews, etc. or tinned fruit. We'd also like men's toiletries, deodorants, shower gel, shaving foam and disposable razors.

Plastic shopping bags i.e. ‘bag for life’, would also be very welcome.

We currently have PLENTY of cereal, baked beans and pasta, so please don't donate these items at the moment.
Thank you for your continued support of the foodbank.

See pages 56 and 57 of the March Lizard Lockdown online magazine here.

https://helstonthelizard.foodbank.org.uk



Kingsgate Church, Helston
SUNDAY WORSHIP ON YOUTUBE @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am. Please join us on YouTube for our Sunday service.
Visit our website for the link to the service and join us as we lift the name of Jesus over our county!


What is new on this site?

  • Magazine Year 5 No. 6 March 2021 online issue added here - 01/03/21
  • Events updated here - 01/03/21
  • Census 2021 information added above - 01/03/21
  • Information about local walks added here - 01/03/21
  • 'The Witchball' advert updated here - 01/03/21
  • Local Business Directories (Chapman's Property Maintenance, Housel Bay, The Galleon and The Lizard Post Office) adverts updated here - 01/03/21
  • March Quiz Dem Bones (and other bits) added here - 01/03/21
  • Parish Council March update here - 01/03/21
  • Photo added to the slideshow above, 06/02/21 - 'Sunset over Kynance Bay - taken by Liz Hill'
  • Pastoral letter from Revd Deirdre added to messages 08/12/20
  • Brownie update added here - 08/12/20
  • The Lizard RNLI Lifeboat Station report added here - 08/12/20
  • Landewednack School & Little Lizards Nursery report added here - 08/12/20
  • Magazine prices for colour adverts added here - 08/12/20
  • Poster for NIHR added above - 16/11/20