Restormel is a borough of
Cornwall, United Kingdom, one of the six administrative divisions that make up the county. Its council is based in St Austell. Other places include Newquay.
The borough is named for
Restormel Castle. It was formed on April 1, 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by a merger of the borough of St. Austell with Fowey, Newquay urban districtand St Austell Rural District.
The motto of the borough, in Cornish, is "Ro an mor hag an tyr", meaning "From the sea and from the land." It recognises the Borough's connection with the sea (fishing and tourism) and the land (
china clayand agriculture). St Austell, the largest settlement in Cornwall, does not have a Parish/Town Council.
The district will be abolished as part of the
2009 structural changes to local government in England.
Restormel is twinned by oath, which can be viewed in the council offices in
St Austell, with Kreis Dithmarschen. This used to be part of the borough council, however in recent years it has become a separate organisation.
On 9th January 2008 the ‘Regional Spatial Strategy for the South West’ (RSS) announced plans to massively increase house-building in Cornwall stating that almost 70,000 new homes would be built by 2026. The findings of the ‘Examination in Public’ into the RSS, were produced by the unelected
South West Regional Assembly. The original Draft RSS was published in 2006 and the new figures show another 53% increase. Figures for the new plans included - Caradon– 6,500 housing units (an increase of 700 on the original document), Carrick - 10,900 housing units (increase of 900), Kerrier– 14,400 housing units (increase of 6,200), North Cornwall– 13,400 housing units ( increase of 5,800), Penwith- 7,800 housing units (increase of 3,000), Restormel - 15,700 housing units (increase of 7,100). [ [http://www.mebyonkernow.org/?q=news/132 South West Regional Assembly housing plans for Cornwall] ] There has been much concern in Cornwall regarding these proposals and Dick Colethe leader of the Cornish political party Mebyon Kernowhas issued a statement saying that local housing strategy should be determined by democratically elected Cornish politicians. [ [http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/cornwallhousing/ MK condemn proposed Cornish house building plans] ]
* [http://beehive.thisiscornwall.co.uk/default.asp?WCI=SiteHome&ID=12946 Official Twinning Website]
* [http://www.restormel.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=3363 Restormel Election Results 2007]
* [http://www.restormelarts.co.uk/ Restormel Arts]
* [http://cornovia.org.uk/cpc/cpc_powder.html Postcards of the Hundred of Powder]
* [http://crocat.cornwall.gov.uk/dserve/dserve.exe?dsqIni=Dserve.ini&dsqApp=Archive&dsqDb=Catalog&dsqCmd=Overview.tcl&dsqSearch=(RefNo='dcres') Cornwall Record Office Online Catalogue for Restormel Borough/District Council]
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