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FALMOUTH LIBRARY CLOSURE

Due to a Covid incidence Falmouth Library is now closed for the safety of our customers and staff. We will ensure that it is quickly reopened when we are sure that it is safe to resume for the Click & Collect service. We apologise for any inconvenience

OFFICE CLOSURE

In line with current government advice the Information Services will be closed until further notice. Please ring 01326 315559 during office hours (9.00am to 5.00pm) with any enquiries. The Art Gallery is closed until further notice. The Library will be offering a click and collect service from 9.30am to 1.00pm Monday to Friday. Residents can collect seagull proof sacks from the Municipal Building during Library hours.

CHRISTMAS OFFICE CLOSURE

The Town Council Offices, the Library and the Art Gallery will close on Christmas Eve at 1pm and will reopen on Monday 4th January 2021 (Town Council Offices at 10am, the Library at 9.30am and the Art Gallery at 10am).

We would like to wish you all a Safe and Happy Christmas and New Year.

MAYOR'S CHARITY 2019/20

During Town Mayor Councillor Steve Eva’s term of office in 2019/20 his chosen charity was Falmouth Age Concern and throughout the year the Mayor raised funds from events such as his Civic Service and Mayors Charity Ball. Due to the pandemic a presentation to Falmouth Age Concern was delayed however the Mayor has now met with Falmouth Age Concern Manager Peter Maxted to present a £1500 cheque. The Town Mayor stated ‘I was pleased to be able to raise funds for Falmouth Age Concern as it is a local independent charity that helps to enhance the lives of elderly people in our community.

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.

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