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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.

Falmouth Information Services

The Falmouth Information Service, formerly the Falmouth One Stop Shop, is now situated in The Old Post Office, The Moor, Falmouth, TR11 3QA . Tel: 0300 1234 100 Opening hours - Monday to Fridays 9am to 5pm Council payments taken by cash, cheque and card payments are taken during normal opening hours. Other services available are Kernow Credit Union - Wednesdays 1pm-4pm and Fridays 10am-1pm – no appointment needed. Shop Mobility - Scooters and wheelchairs available for hire. To book please call 01326 313553 Stonham Byan (Housing Advice) -

Falmouth Library

Falmouth Library is open : Monday 9.30am – 5.00pm Tuesday 9.30am – 5.00pm Wednesday 9.30am – 1.00pm Thursday 9.30am – 5.00pm Friday 9.30am – 5.00pm Saturday 9.30am – 1.00pm Facilities include : 15 public access computer terminals with fast Broadband Internet connections (library fees and charges and booking). Free Internet access for children. Computer sessions are available at all libraries and offer informal one-to-one tuition with qualified and experienced trainers on a range of topics. For example: *keeping in touch with family and friends by email *shopping on-line *family history

Kimberley Park - Green Flag Award 2018

Today, a record number of parks and green spaces collect a Green Flag Award. Kimberley Park in Falmouth has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world. The park is among a record-breaking 1,883 UK parks and green spaces that will today receive a prestigious Green Fag Award – the mark of a quality park or green space. This international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent visitor facilities.

Safer, Cleaner, Greener: Falmouth Town Council challenges environmental crime

Why on earth would you want to destroy Cornwall’s stunning natural environment and make life unpleasant for residents and visitors by dropping litter in the streets or discarding unwanted rubbish in the countryside?

Falmouth Town Council’s message for June as part of its year-long Safer, Cleaner, Greener public information campaign is that it will challenge anyone who does that in its crackdown on environmental crime.

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