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Falmouth Recognized as a National 'Beacon of Excellence@

The National Association of Local Councils have judged Falmouth to be one of the best Councils in the land. The Council was runner up in the Star Council Awards.
The Association Chair Ken Browse said that the awards were a platform to celebrate the most pioneering work by local councils. The judges have been hugely impressed with the quality of work being done in local councils across the country.

Temporary changes at Falmouth Hospital

On 20 October 2016, the beds at Falmouth Hospital will temporarily be relocated to Cove Ward, Longreach House, Redruth; returning to Falmouth in January 2017.

The short-term relocation will take place to allow an extensive range of essential building work to be carried out; including the installation of a new fire alarm, nurse call system for patients and other safety improvements.

Wayne Gummery-Richards, Matron at Falmouth Hospital explains:

There’s a gum buster in town: Falmouth Town Council helps to boost cleanliness of local streets

Keeping the streets of Falmouth shipshape is a challenge at the best of times given its sprawling geography, its pre-eminence as a popular tourist destination and its outstanding natural environment but the problem of discarded chewing gum is a particular scourge that the town council is determined to do something about.

Ship ahoy! Falmouth Town Council works in partnership to maximise maritime view

It might have taken since Lord Nelson was a lad to enable people to enjoy one of Falmouth’s most spectacular views across the Carrick Roads but Falmouth Town Council has managed to bring about this welcome change following a lengthy period of negotiation and hard work.

Falmouth Town Council to launch one of best pump tracks for cyclists in the South West

One of the best pump tracks for cyclists in the South West is to be officially opened in Falmouth’s Trescobeas Park by Councillor David Saunby at 11am on Saturday 18 June 2016.
A pump track is a looped trail of smooth dirt mounds for cycling around, at speed, without pedalling. The name comes from the pumping motion used by the cyclist’s upper and lower body when riding around the tracks, which are used for competitive time trials.

Town Mayors Charity - Falmouth Stroke Club

Town Mayor Councillor Grenville Chappel has chosen Falmouth Stroke Club to be his charity for his term in office and he has met with Treasurer Brenda Wilkes and Chairman Graham Wilkes for his first formal engagement in the Mayors Parlour.

The Mayor stated ‘I decided upon Falmouth Stroke Club as my charity as so many people are affected by strokes and most importantly Falmouth Stroke Club is a local charity that provides a fantastic support network to the local community’.

A Sporting Chance

A Sporting Chance is an interactive website promoting accessible sports for disabled people in Devon and Cornwall. Whether the disability is physical, learning or social there are a range of different sports clubs advertised to suit specific and additional needs. The website is supported by several social networking sources including Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, in order to grow awareness of the project. Featured on the website, within the organisations, are images, text and testimonials of the coach’s and the members.

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