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COUNCIL OFFICES TO RE-OPEN

The Council Offices will be re-opening on Wednesday 2nd December 2020. Information Services opening times will be 10am to 4pm (Monday to Friday). The Library will continue to operate a Click and Collect Service and is open from 9.30am to 1pm weekdays only (including Monday 30th November and Tuesday 1st December).

Office Closure

In line with national guidelines the Council will close its community buildings and its offices from 4th November until 2nd December 2020. This will include the Falmouth Information Service and Falmouth Art Gallery. Falmouth Library will be operating a click and collect service Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 1pm from the Municipal Building.

The Council continues to operate and for general enquiries or to access support you can contact us on 01326 315559.

ACTS OF REMEMBRANCE - FIRST POPPY LAYING

The Mayor, Councillor Steve Eva, laid the first poppy at the new Memorial Garden in Kimberley Park on Saturday 24th October to mark the start of this year Acts of Remembrance. A small service was led by Canon Bill Stuart-White and the Last Post was played by Bill Bishop. The service was attended by a small number of invited guests and was delivered in line with current government guidelines. The Mayor recently had a memorial stone installed in the Memorial Garden for all those who gave their lives for our freedom

Cornwall Council works with the Falmouth community to safeguard Princess Pavilion

Cornwall Council has pledged to support the Falmouth community in securing the long-term future of Princess Pavilion and Gyllyngdune Gardens.

As part of Cornwall Council’s devolution programme, it agreed outline plans last year to devolve Princess Pavilion and its gardens which are currently run by the leisure provider GLL.

Falmouth Town Council is holding detailed talks with local stakeholders and developing a joint business case to safeguard the future of Princess Pavilion for Falmouth.

ANNUAL ACTS OF REMEMBRANCE

The Town Council, in conjunction with the Falmouth Royal Navy Association, have been planning this year’s Annual Acts of Remembrance. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic the Annual Service of Remembrance on Sunday 8th November will be held at the War Memorial in Kimberley Park at 11am for invited guests only. There will be no parade and the number of invited guests will be limited to 30 in line with the current government guidelines.

FALMOUTH GREEN CORRIDOR FORUM LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

The Falmouth Green Corridor Forum (FGCF) has announced the launch of its new website which may be accessed at https://falmouthgreencorridor.org.uk/

The FGCF is a community volunteer group formed last year to conserve, enhance and promote the woodlands, habitats, ecosystem and green spaces which border the Bickland Stream as it flows from its source at Kergilliack to its outlet at Swanpool Beach.

Spirit of Falmouth Award

The Mayor, Councillor Steve Eva, presented the 2019/20 Spirit of Falmouth Award to Tony Hallam and Lynn Newsham for their work with Boscawen Fields Action Group where they co-ordinate the volunteers who meet every month to maintain Boscawen Fields.

Town Mayor announces his charity for 2020/21

Each year Falmouth's Town Mayor chooses a charity to support and this year following his election to serve for a second year in office Town Mayor Councillor Steve Eva called on local charities to nominate themselves for financial support. It was identified that this year would be particularly challenging for local charities to raise funds during the Covid19 Pandemic and as a result the Town Mayor decided nominations would help him to decide which local cause he could make a real difference to during this difficult time.

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