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Mayoral Reception for Celticup Sailors

The Mayor, Councillor Grenville Chappel, greeted a group of sailors who were taking part in the Celticup Race, with a reception in the Council Chamber. The Celticup is an annual yacht race from Lorient in France to Falmouth and back again. Over 25 boats took part in this years race which had an international feel to it with sailors from Spain, Portugal and Ireland as well as the many French participants. The sailors enjoyed a pasty lunch and Dynamite Valley Brewing Company provided them with a taste of the local beer.

FALMOUTH FLIES THE FAIRTRADE FLAG

Falmouth has successfully retained its status as a Fairtrade Town. One of only two Cornish Towns to enjoy Fairtrade status and the first Cornish Town to receive the community recognition back in 2005 from the Fairtrade Foundation. Falmouth has now been re-accredited in 2018. The Town has demonstrated a commitment to supporting Fairtrade and using licensed products with the Fairtrade mark.