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Falmouth Twinning Association

Falmouth Twinning Association held their 2012 AGM in the council chamber with the president Town Mayor Councillor Geoffrey Evans C.C in attendance.  The popular chairman Maureen Davies was unanimously re-elected with the other office bearers willing to take on their duties for another year including Henry our mascot.

'Where to get info to save money and home energy bills' 'Join the new movement to live more comfortably on less energy'

Fal Energy as a Social Enterprise has produced free energy saving information packs to help local residents save money on their fuel bills.

OneStop Shops and Libraries in Falmouth and Penryn plus the following shops in the surrounding villages have the packs for collection: Budock Village Stores, Constantine Post Office, Flushing Stores, Longdowns Petrol Station, Mabe Shop, Mawnan Post Office, Mylor Stores, Perranwell Station Post Office and Ponsanooth Post Office. Other venues will have the packs and if you are able to distribute any then please contact below.

Falmouth authors set up children’s writing competition

The children of Falmouth have been offered an opportunity to work alongside professional writers in a special workshop on May 1st.
Authors Emily Barr and Craig Green have teamed up to set up Barrington Green, an organisation that provides writing workshops for children.
Ten places are up for grabs for the children aged 8-12 who can produce the most striking examples of written work about Falmouth.

Changes to waste collection services

From 2 April Cornwall Council will be making changes to householders rubbish, recycling and garden waste collections inCornwall. All households will receive information about the new services, so everyone will need to keep an eye out for the leaflets and keep them safe.

Rubbish Collections

For most households the rubbish collection service will remain the same using a weekly “black sack” service. However, we will have to change a number of collection days to make the new collection rounds as efficient as possible.  

Nest Boxes in Kimberley Park

Eleven new nest boxes have been installed in the trees at Kimberley Park just in time for the Spring.  The nest boxes were made by local builder Alan Moody who is an original member of the Kimberley Park Association.  The project has been funded by Falmouth Town Council and it is hoped that more nest boxes will be installed in the future.

Partnership will bring new town guide to Falmouth

A new guide for Falmouth is being launched after three of town’s leading organisations formed a partnership.

The 2012 Falmouth Town Guide is being produced by The Fal River Visitor Information Centre in partnership with Falmouth Town Council and Falmouth BID.

The new guide will replace the Town Council’s current bi-annual town guide and the Falmouth Tourism Partnership’s accommodation guide.

‘Celebrating Falmouth’ Book is Launched

A new book that celebrates Falmouth past and present will be unveiled in the Council Chamber on Wednesday 14 December at 11am.

Lavishly illustrated with photographs of Falmouth in times gone by alongside modern-day views, ‘Celebrating Falmouth’ is a fitting finale to a year of celebration marking the 350th anniversary of the Town Charter.

‘Celebrating Falmouth’ shows the changes that have taken place in Falmouth over the years. Written by historian Michael Bradley, the book has been produced by Falmouth Town Council with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Former MOD Land at Swanvale, Hillside Road, Falmouth

The Chairman of Falmouth Town Council’s Planning Committee Councillor Jenny Booth held a public meeting last month to provide an opportunity for members of the public to raise any concerns regarding the recently submitted planning application for proposed 122 houses at the former MOD land at Swanvale.

The meeting was well attended by over 30 residents and the Case Officer Laura Potts was also in attendance to respond to issues raised.

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