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July 2011

J.P. Morgan Asset Management announced as title sponsor of Finn Gold Cup 2011

The Royal Cornwall Yacht Club (RCYC) is pleased to announce that investment management firm J.P. Morgan Asset Management will be the title sponsor of the Finn Gold Cup which takes place in Falmouth from 13 – 18 May 2012. The J.P. Morgan Asset Management sponsorship extends to the whole Falmouth Finn Festival, which consists of two championships for the Finn Class dinghy starting with the British National Finn Championship and followed by the Finn Gold Cup.

Hollywood Blockbuster to be held in Falmouth next month

One of the biggest film studios in the world is set to use Falmouth, Cornwall, as a key location for a multi-million pound zombie thriller being filmed this summer. The Paramount Pictures production World War Z will be partially shot onboard a ship from August 2nd to August 12th. In advance of the filming Paramount has issued an urgent call for extras, with casting taking place this Saturday (July 16th) and Sunday (July 17th) from 10am until 5pm in the gymnasium at Truro School.

Visitor Information Centre in Falmouth to Reopen

Falmouth Town Council, Visit Cornwall and Cornwall Council are delighted to announce the future of tourist Information in Falmouth looks to have been secured. It is planned that a new Visitor Information Centre will operate from the previous TIC offices on Prince of Wales Pier, on Monday 1st August, with a new style of service operated by Cornwall Ferries Ltd.