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summer planting

June 7, 2017 by janet   Comments (0)

Well, what weather we are having! One day its sunny and warm and the next its windy and wet..
It hasnt stopped us though. We have been given several trays of beautiful bedding plants by GWR, and after a couple of hours hard work on Tuesday this week, all plants are safely bedded.
All I can say is, I hope they havent been blown away by the stormy winds today.
I am sure that most people who use our lovely little station appreciate our efforts to keep it looking as nice as possible.

friends of penmere in action

May 23, 2017 by janet   Comments (0)

Can you believe its nearly June?
We have been trying to keep the station as tidy and colourful as we possibly can, though the heavy rain last week didnt help as it flattened quite a few of our flowers, although some of the early blooms were going over.
We are hoping to be planting some bedding plants in the next week or so.
We must try to keep our little station looking as lovely as possible as so many people appreciate our efforts.

Fairtrade meeting 25th Feb

February 23, 2015 by lorely lloyd   Comments (0)

Fairtrade Falmouth are holding a coffee afternoon meeting in FalmouthTown Council Chambers, 3pm on 25th February 2015.Fairtrade Falmouth 2015
2015 is the 10th year for Fairtrade Falmouth.
To launch the Fairtrade activities for Falmouth in 2015, Fairtrade Falmouth are holding a coffee afternoon meeting in Falmouth Town Council Chambers, 3pm on 25th February 2015.
Please join us to help Falmouth to spread and actively support fairness for local and global producers and growers.With this... Read full post

Report for 2014

December 15, 2014 by janet   Comments (0)

It has been another hectic and hardworking but enjoyable and ultimately rewarding year for the 'Friends'.
In early April doubleheaded steam made a very welcome appearance at the station again, with the passing of the 'Great Britain V11', a week long nationwide annual excursion, the 2nd day of which ran from Falmouth-Bristol ,hauled by  West Country Class 'Braunton' and ex GWR Castle class 'Nunney'. They looked a fine sight on the 13 coach train.  Hope that it happens again before too... Read full post

Competition time again! We emerge with two Awards.

November 3, 2014 by janet   Comments (0)

'The Friends' are delighted to have been awarded Certificates in different floral competitions, South West in Bloom and Cornwall in Bloom for 2014.
We gained 'Outstanding' in the RHS South West in Bloom 'In your Neighbourhood' category  Awards and were presented with the certificate by the Mayor of Falmouth, John Body.
On Thursday 30th October, 4 of the 'Friends' attended the Awards evening for Cornwall in Bloom in Truro, picking up a Full Bloom Award in the category of Gardens and Green... Read full post

Falmouth Town council acquire former Post Office

September 9, 2014 by admin   Comments (0)

Great news from Falmouth Town Council’s website – this will be welcomed by all local organisations looking for much needed affordable meeting space, as well as by former members of Falmouth One, an organisation active in trying to acquire the Post Office for community use from 2002 to 2005.

Following community consultations around the future delivery of Council services from The Moor, and the community’s request for more meeting space, Falmouth Town Council have taken the... Read full post

2014 - A New Year!

May 13, 2014 by janet   Comments (0)

'The Friends' anticipate another busy and active year ahead with plenty of planting and refreshing of tubs and flowerbeds.  We are helping the Royal Horticultural Society celebrate it's 50th Anniversary with it's "Growing for Gold" project this year.  Sunflower seeds supplied free by the Society have been sown in a tub on the platform.  Also some have been brought on in tubs to be planted in other areas of the station.
Having received a grant of £170 from Falmouth... Read full post

Fairtransport talk – Thursday October 24th

October 12, 2013 by Rob Follett   Comments (0)

Fairtransport message comes to the UK. Captain of emission free cargo vessel is coming to London, Falmouth and Bristol.

Transition Falmouth and Fairtrade Falmouth are pleased to be hosting the event at Miss Peapods Cafe, Penryn on Thursday 24th October from 8pm. Entry by donation.
(Press release from FairTransport follows):
Fairtransport Shipping B.V. Contact: Elise Kossen Phone: +31 (0)223-683 516 Email: info@fairtransport.nl
Fairtransport message comes to the UK
Captain of emission... Read full post

Archive Films Screening coming to Falmouth

May 20, 2013 by Barbara Santi   Comments (1)

 
Date: Fri 31 May 2013Start time : 7.30pmVenue : Falmouth WI Webber StreetEntry : Donations
Archive Films event comes to Fal River Festival
 
West Cornwall based awen productions cic will be turning back time once again with their  Tre Project – Rediscovering Cornwall and Isles of Scilly through Archive Film at this years Fal River Festival on Fri 31 May at Falmouth WI Webber Street and in Port Isaac Village Hall on Thurs 6 June screening beautiful archive... Read full post

FEP Fal Energy Partnership Ltd AGM Minutes 11th April

May 6, 2013 by lorely lloyd   Comments (0)

Notes from FEP's first AGM, 11th April 2013 at Falmouth Town Council Chambers, are now available on the FEP website.