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May 2019

Mayor's Charity Presentation

Town Mayor Councillor Grenville Chappel presented a cheque for £3,248.15 to Tony Robinson, Chair of the Youth Committee for the Rotary Club of Falmouth, who accepted it on behalf of the Mayor’s Charity Kernow Young Carers. The Rotary Club work with the Charity and monitors requests for financial help from young carers in the Falmouth area and a Committee evaluates all requests and funds are distributed in small tranches to support those young carers.

4th Falmouth Beavers & Cubs Visit the Mayor's Parlour

4th Falmouth Beavers and Cubs visited the Mayor recently to find out what the Mayor does and to take a look at all the Civic regalia. The youngsters enjoyed asking the Mayor lots of questions and looking around the Chamber and Parlour. They also had the chance to hold the mace and wear the Mayoral chain of office, with one lucky member dressing up in all the Mayoral regalia. The Mayor commented “this is a fantastic engaging group of youngsters and it is great to see so many getting involved in community groups at such a young age.”

Commemoration of John Parnell

Mick Stevens, Chairman Falmouth Branch, The Royal Naval Association presented the Town Mayor Councillor Grenville Chappel, on behalf of the RNA, with a hall marked silver dish inscribed 1939-45 Falmouth Remembrance of J.K.A Parnell.

The Silver Dish, Commissioned By His Parents, John & Louise Parnell Of Falmouth, Commemorates The Life Of Telegraphist John Kenneth Ainsworth Parnell D/JX194166 RN Killed In Action At The Sinking Of HMS Hermione 16 June 1942.


The Council recently resolved to adopt the Armed Forces Covenant and uphold the principles therein recognising the value serving personnel, reservists, veterans and military families bring to the community. The Mayor, Councillor Grenville Chappel, and Brigadier Fraser MBE, Regional Commander for Wales and Western England signed the Armed Forces Covenant at a meeting in the Mayor’s Parlour.