PEOPLE living in Flushing and Mylor Bridge will be able to make their feelings known about proposals for a new car park in the parish.

Mylor Parish Council is holding two public meetings, one in Mylor and one in Flushing, this week and next to discuss the proposal for the car park in a field in Flushing.

Mylor Parish Council has been looking for a site for a car park in Flushing for nearly 50 years to resolve parking issues and now thinks it may have found solution.

The site earmarked as a possible position for the car park is a sheep field on the western side of the village above an area known as Little Falmouth, but it is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Mylor Parish Council says no decision has yet been made on the site and the meetings are part of the public consultation that they promised.

The first meeting will be on Thursday, July 22 at the Flushing Village Club, starting at 7pm. The second will be on Tuesday, July 27 at the Ord Statter Pavilion, Mylor Bridge, starting at 7pm.

Questions will be taken from the floor, also cards and sticky notes will be available at the end of both meetings for everyone to put questions and suggestions to the parish council.

People are being advised that although social distancing measures will have been relaxed, people should wear a mask and do not attend if they have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid 19.

Parish clerk Anna Pentecost told the Packet the parish council is hoping to provide Zoom for those not able to attend and also send out details to individual households in due course.


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She said there will be further public consultation before any final decisions are made, either regarding the location or the materials to be used.

In April Cllr Patrick Polglaze said this was the very first, and overdue, step for a long-standing nightmare traffic parking situation which the parish council was looking to solve in a 'sustainable, practical, environmental' manner subject to process approvals and public consultation.