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Winter Resilience Committee launched to help protect vulnerable people across the UK

The gas and electricity networks have come together to help members of the public prepare in case they have a power cut or gas emergency this winter.

We’re contacting you as it would be great if you could help share this important information through your channels to help spread the word about the campaign.

Safer, Cleaner, Greener: Falmouth Town Council speaks out about anti-social parking

As car owners, we can generally park anywhere as long as we do not break the law by contravening restrictions that are in place. However, with an increasing number of households being shared and families owning multiple vehicles, car parking has become a major issue in towns and cities across the country, and Falmouth is no exception with its diverse population and narrow streets.

First Poppy Laying

The Mayor, Councillor Grenville Chappel, laid the first poppy at the Remembrance Garden, The Municipal Buildings on Friday to mark the start of this year Acts of Remembrance. A small service was attended by Councillors, Veterans and members of the public. This year’s Acts of Remembrance marks 100 years since the end of the First World War.


Safer, Cleaner, Greener: Falmouth Town Council offers advice about abandoned vehicles. With the introduction of charges for the disposal of redundant vehicles and a fall in the value of scrap metal, there has been a significant increase in the number of vehicles being abandoned across the UK.


Representatives from Falmouth attended the Southwest in Bloom awards in Yeovil and came away with a number of prestigious awards. Falmouth was awarded the RHS Gold medal in the most competitive category of the day and were up against many other towns, 5 of which also achieved Gold medal standard. Falmouth came out as overall winners and awarded the Portman Cup which should see Falmouth entered in the Champions of Champions category for 2019. Falmouth shared the Sargent Trophy awarded to the town ‘for outstanding effort and dedication from a main entry”.

Safer, Greener, Cleaner Campaign

Falmouth Town Council is drawing a line against graffiti as part of its Safer, Cleaner, Greener public information campaign. irresponsible flyposting not only deface property and undermine Falmouth’s reputation as a creative hub, but also waste valuable resources that could be better invested in the local community. The council is a huge supporter of the visual arts, with a legacy stretching from JMW Turner and Henry Scott Tuke through to the edgy experimentation of Falmouth University students and the contemporary artists that the town’s award-winning art gallery regularly showcases.

RBL Great Pilgrimage 90 Event

The Penryn British Legion met the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Tony Parker, to present the town of Falmouth with a pennant as a reminder of the Grand Pilgrimage that the Branch attended on behalf of Penryn and Falmouth. The event marked 90 years since the original Great Pilgrimage in 1928, which saw 11,000 World War One veterans and war widows visit the battlefields of the Somme in France and Ypres in Belgium, a decade after the conflict ended.
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