More services set to reopen as Falmouth Town Council reveals next stages

  Posted: 30.06.20 at 14:05 by Joe Macey

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Falmouth Town Council is looking at the next stages of recovery as it announced the reopening of more services this afternoon (30th).

The library, art gallery and information service will open from the 6th July - with some slight differences.

Payments will not be taken, no public computer use, nor permit library browsing, provide conference facilities or have physical meetings.

The parks, gardens and cemeteries have been kept open throughout, and from the 6th July, the outdoor gym at Dracaena and various outdoor children’s play areas will be open. However, this will not include the treehouse at Kimberley Park.

Parents have been asked to ensure that they and their children maintain social distance and observe rigorous hand cleaning before and after using the play equipment.

Steve Eva, Town Mayor said in an open letter to residents today:

"Our community has excelled in supporting and helping each other as I knew Falmouth would, and I have been moved by some of the kindness that we have seen.

"There has also been a disappointing minority who have flouted the guidelines and I am aware that the behaviour of some users of the beaches and other council facilities has frankly been inconsiderate.

"Covid has not gone away, we know you are still anxious, and we have tried to make the above services as safe as we can, but each one of you will need to remain acting reasonably and safely for yourselves and others and observe the guidelines that are in place."

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