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Kerbside Recycling for 2011 September Recycling of paper, cans, cardboard, textiles and bottles. 14th, 28th Garden waste. 7th, 21st October Recycling of paper, cans, cardboard, textiles and bottles. 12th, 26th Garden waste. 5th, 19th

Trescobeas Area on Thursdays September Recycling of paper, cans, cardboard, textiles and bottles. 15th, 29th Garden waste. 8th, 22nd October Recycling of paper, cans, cardboard, textiles and bottles. 13th, 27th Garden waste. 6th, 20th

(A bi-monthly newsletter)


EDITORIAL

MARTIN JOSE Welcome to the Voice for September, We would like to send a special welcome to all the new tenants who have moved in over the last couple of months. It is fantastic to see all the flats now in use, and even better that a lot of them have been allocated to our local families, bringing the great Old Hill boys back to the estate where they belong. There are still a few properties awaiting repair but we hope to get them re–let as soon as possible. Here at the Resource Centre we will have to make some changes! This is due to Nicola leaving us to go to college.(Good luck Nic). This means that on some days we may have to close the office early while I attend meetings etc. We will try our best to always give warning of the days we need to close. Watch the window for more information. The Editor.

All aspects of Building Work & Property Maintenance Tel 07870 186915

Useful Information Beacon Resource Office Area Housing Officer Repairs Beacon Care Centre Carrick Tenant Participation

01326 212784 0800 1385552 0800 1385552 01326 436630 0800 1385552

Meeting Details Beacon Regeneration Partnership Third Tuesday of the month at 7.00pm At the Falmouth Primary School Penwerris Tenants and Residents Association Second Tuesday of the month at 6.30 pm Old Hill Community Association First Tuesday of the month 6.30 pm MEETINGS HELD AT THE RESOURCE OFFICE


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Police Report Welcome to the first article I have drafted for the Voice since I started my employment with the Devon and Cornwall Police in 2007. At that time I wrote a piece to introduce myself to the .community and then went on to police a different area of Falmouth. I have now been back in the Penwerris Ward as your PCSO for three months and am enjoying the new challenge. We have had a steady period with very little crime in the area during the summer months. We have seen a couple of shed breaks in the Old Hill area and I ask you all to be vigilant and lock all sheds and out houses as

ÂŁ30:00 VERY GOOD CONDITION WITH STABILIZERS CONTACT KAY ON 01326 314414

these provide rich pickings for opportunist thieves. Bike theft has seen a small increase during the warmer weather with the most common cause being unattended cycles with no locks. I will be holding a police surgery at the Resource Office on the last Thursday of each month, with the next one being held on the 29th of September. If you have any concerns or need advice please call in for a chat. For an emergency call 999 other enquiries call 08452 777444. Regards Sean McDonnell 30276


Core Activities at the Dracaena Centre ring 01326 319414 Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Live for Life 4.00 – 6.00 pm Families with children aged 7 – 16 years

Brandon Trust 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Community Cafe 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Job Club 9.30 am – 12.30 pm

Community Gym 4.00 – 6.00 pm

Dementia Training & Stress-Buster 2.00 – 4.00 pm

Includes Stonham Housing advice

Friends & Dance 10.00 – 12.00 pm Adults

Keep Fit 10.00–11.00 am Adult Ladies

Duke Of Edinburgh 4.30 – 6.00 pm Open award Centre Fal Fibro Friends 7.00 – 9.00 pm Monthly

Inclusion Youth Group 4.00 – 6.00 pm Young people aged 13 - 17 Football Falmouth Athletic FC youth training 5.00-6.00pm

Bingo 1.45 – 3.45 pm Fortnightly Everyone welcome

Young Women’s Group 6.00–8.30pm

Junior Youth Club 5.00 – 6.30 pm For all primary school children ages 5 - 11 American Football 6.00 – 7.30 pm 16 - 25 years

Circuit Training 12.30 – 1.15pm For adults aged 16 and over

Tae Kwon Do 6.30–9.00pm Juniors and adults

Youth Cafe 7.00 – 9.00 pm Young people aged 12 – 17

Tae Kwon Do 6.30–9.00 pm Juniors and adults

Cheerleading & Street Dance 6.00–7.00 pm Young people aged 13-17

Home Educated Group Sports Session 2.00 – 3.00 pm

Netball 6.30 - 8.00pm All adults

Saturdays Table Tennis 10.00-12.00pm

Gylly Surf Lifesaving Club Winter Training

Aerobics 6.30-7.30pm All adults

Community Gym 3.30 – 5.30 pm

Badminton 10.00 – 12.00 Family activity

Golf 4.00 – 5.00 pm Children’s activity

Football 10.00 – 12.00 Junior training course

Please ring for further details

Laburnum Close News We have just had a successful trip to Plymouth and are now organising a trip to Lands End at the beginning of October. Our indoor short mat carpet bowls is still going although we could do with some new members. Anyone is welcome to join us in Laburnum Church Hall. We start at 2pm and finish about 4pm. Our next date is Thursday 22nd September. The cost is £2. Later in the year we will be organising our next bazaar 7

Fridays/ weekends Community Cafe 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Falmouth Fit Camp! 6.00 – 7.00 pm Adults Zumba 7.00 - 8.00pm All adults

Sundays Football 4.00 – 6.00 pm Adults

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Penwerris Mini Bus Trips Our mini bus trips have run thoughtout the summer and we have visited many places around Cornwall. This has been made possible by funding from Cornwall Foundations “Active 60” funding. Our next trips will be:

Tel: 01326 212201 Offering a full range of hair services for all the family at realistic prices. Matrix Biolage Hair Products Not tested on Animals

Saturday 1st October Trago Mills Liskeard Sunday 2nd October Bodmin Jail Trip will include transport, Sunday lunch, and a guided tour of the jail (Tour optional) To book call in at the Resource Office or ring 01326 212784

Some pictures of our trip to Padstow “Nice hat Pat”

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Carrick Housing. Carrick Housing Falmouth office is on the Move. From the 3rd October the Housing Officers and Assistant Housing Officer will not be based at the One Stop Shop at Falmouth. This makes substantial savings and utilises office space we have elsewhere in Falmouth. This new office, though, will not have reception or appointment facilities for tenants. We will still be available for telephone contact and are arranging drop in sessions for tenants. These will be for six hours a week between 9.00 in the morning till 12.00 on two separate days. The Tuesday session will be at the Beacon Resource Centre, Grenville Road, Falmouth and the Wednesday morning session will be at the One Stop Shop in Penryn.

Cornwall Council’s services at the One Stop Shop will still be available. This includes paying your rent and council tax, enquiring about housing benefit and reporting any housing repairs issues. You can also continue to drop into the One Stop Shop to use the Freephone service to contact us for any housing or estate concerns as well. As stated above, this change is not coming into force until the first week of October. However please be patient with us during this period until we get used to this new working practice on our part. Remember this is a big change for us as well as for tenants in the Falmouth Penryn area, Carrick Housing have been based in the office in Church Street for over 9 years. Our concern as housing officers is to provide you with a continued best service possible through this period of change. Hopefully this change of office will go without a hitch and we will be up and running by the 3rd October 2011. Patrick Fielder Assistant Housing Officer Falmouth/Penryn

BIRTHDAY WISHES TO CLAIRE 10TH SEPTEMBER LOVE ROGER X LEE ASHCROFT 9TH SEPTEMBER LOVE MUM & DAD

MICHAEL MCGINN HAPPY BIRTHDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER LOVE FROM SHEILA ANN KETTERINGHAM 10TH SEPTEMBER HAPPY BIRTHDAY PETE, SAM & KATE X REGAN 5TH SEPTEMBER LOVE THE FAMILY

HO YEA HO YEA

DRACAENA CENTRE WOULD LIKE TO WISH ALL OLD AND PAST MEMBERS A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY

HARRY JULLIAN 28TH SEPTEMBER LOADS OF LOVE FROM MUMMY, DADDY, KATIE & HANNAH X

SAM KETTERINGHAM 7TH SEPTEMBER LOADS OF LOVE FROM MUM, DAD & KATE JASMIN BRADLEY 15TH SEPTEMBER LOVE FROM MUM, TOMASZ & TIMOTHY X MISS CRUISE 23RD SEPTEMBER FROM YOUR CLASS

If you don’t want to attend either of these venues we will be available for home visits or can arrange appointments for the One Stop Shop in Falmouth. We will be contactable as always on the free phone number, 0800 138 55 2 and we can either deal with your enquiry over the phone, arrange to visit your home or arrange an appointment to meet you at the One Stop Shop in Falmouth. The only real difference will be we won’t be available for those “on the off chance” visits tenants make at the One Stop in Falmouth.

BIRTHDAY WISHES TO JANET JONES 1ST SEPTEMBER LOVE FROM ALL AT SCHOOL

THERESA TREVENA 2ND SEPTEMBER HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIRD X

WEDDING ANNIVERSARY WISHES TO SONIA & STAN ON THE 10TH SEPTEMBER LOVE FROM SARAH & GARRRY XX MRS HOBDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER FROM YOUR CLASS

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ADAM & LUKE LANG HAPPY BIRTHDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER LOVE FROM US ALL

WEDDING ANNIVERSARY WISHES TO CLAIRE & ROGER SEPTEMBER 19TH LOADS OF LOVE FROM ALL THE FAMILY X

12TH OCTOBER CAROLYN HERBERT LOVE FROM ALLTHE FAMILY X

GERALD 28TH OCTOBER HAPPY BIRTHDAY LOVE FROM LESLEY

JAMES BROOKS 23RD OCTOBER LOVE FROM MUM, DAD & CHLOE X

JOY WANN 20TH OCTOBER LOVE FROM DAVE X

PAUL CONGDON 28TH OCTOBER ANN, SAM & NICOLA KATIE 19TH OCTOBER HAPPY BIRTHDAY LOADS OF LOVE MUM, DAD, HANNAH & HARRY XX

HANNAH JULIAN 9TH SEPTEMBER LOADS OF LOVE FROM MUM, DAD, KATIE & HARRY XX ANN CONGDON 25TH SEPTEMBER LOVE FROM PAUL, SAM & NICOLA

MRS SNELL 30TH SEPTEMBER LOVE FROM THE CHOIR MEGAN PACK 25TH OCTOBER LOVE FROM MUM X

SARAH OSBORNE 21ST OCTOBER LOVE MUM, DAD, & GARRRY X

WEDDING ANNIVERSARY WISHES TO OUR MUM & DAD SHELAGH & IVOR ON 10TH SEPTEMBER LOVE FROM SEAN, JAMES & CLAIRE X

Urgent Warning It appears that there is a new way for the dishonest out there to make money from the vulnerable or elderly. If you receive a phone call offering you money to have increased insulation but an inspection of your loft has to take place, do not take up this offer or let these people in. You will be asked to verify this fictional offer with the council. This is said on the basis that most want. However we have received two or three phone calls from concerned tenants that have phoned us up regarding this. This is not a scheme that is being offered by Carrick Housing or Cornwall Council and we are certain this “offer” is to enable these people to gain access to your property. If you are unsure of any callers or visitors to your property do not let them in. All legitimate callers, including those from Carrick Housing, will not be offended if you are unsure of who they are and wish for them to come back after a proper written appointment has been made. Patrick Fielder Assistant Housing Officer Falmouth/Penryn


The New Leaf Programme. Treating Post Traumatic Stress in Cornwall Using Spectrum Therapy and NLP One to One Therapy Funded by Synergy 4 Day Change Course Funded by Synergy Practitioner Training Contact Martin Webster, Master Practitioner of Spectrum Therapy 07799023138 mweb.nlp@smail.com www.thenewleafprogramme.co.uk

PHOTOCOPYING New prices: Black and White A4 -- 10P Colour A4 -- 30P Black and White A3 -- 30P Colour A3 -- £1.50 Laminating available Printing Business cards, Posters, Flyers and many more. Dracaena Community Café

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The Voice is now available on line. Why not visit our Facebook Page? Just go to facebook and search for Beacon Partnership. If you are not on Facebook or not able to use the internet, why not come to the office and sign up for a computer course!!

Don't go all that way to town! Come and enjoy Tea, Coffee, Cakes and a chat at the Community Café in the Dracaena Centre or, sample our menu. Sizzling sausages, crispy bacon, fresh eggs and the rest. Cooked to order at amazing prices. All day Breakfast, plus Tea and Toast only £2.00 If you would like to volunteer for a couple of hours on a Wednesday morning now and again, call the Dracaena Centre for more info. No experience necessary. Dracaena Community Café Wednesday Mornings 10am - 1pm Dracaena Centre, Dracaena Avenue.


LLAMA YOUR LOCAL CREDIT UNION We are now able to sign people up to a Cornish Community Banking Current account, Young Saver account (birth to 16years), Arrange meetings with a loans officer, as well as receive savings for a Saving Account. Any questions or more information about how Cornish Community Banking works please call into the office.

RIDGELINE ROOFING SERVICES

Hi Folks, I hope you have all had a good summer, the weather has been quite good to us this year thankfully. As you know L . L. A. M. A. has been working along side Falmouth Town Council on the Play Park. We were lucky to get help from the Falmouth Water Front Crew who helped us to clean the surface rubbish from the all weather pitch before the road sweeper came in and swept the rest. By the time this letter goes to print Phase three of the Park will be finished, at this moment in time we are waiting for the swings to come on to site.

Ridgeline roofing services slating, tiling, lead work Re-roofing, all types of repairs and lead work Free estimates Call Jon on 07585041876 Email ridgelineroofingservices@hotmail.co.uk

There will be a official opening on the 17th of September and will be opened by the Mayor, L. L . A . M . A . will also be holding their annual Fun Day. This will hopefully be a good day, with stalls, raffle, children's fun races and the main event of the day will be the B . M . X . Time Trial, flyers and consent forms will be sent out about a week before the 17th of September.

Old Hill Fish & Chip Shop

This equipment has been refurbished by the Falmouth Town Council, and has been replaced in a new position within Phase Three,

49 Glasney Road, Falmouth (At the top of the hill) Tel: 01326 316762

Opening Times

Monday - Saturday evening 4.30pm to 8.00pm Tuesday - Saturday lunch 11.30am to 1.15pm Special lunch time offers why not come and try something different. Telephone orders welcome.

We would also like to say there will be a rededication of the memorial play equipment which was originally purchased by residents of Lambs Lane Estate, in memory of the children who lost their lives in a house fire.

It is great to see children having great fun using it, as where it was before it was hardly ever used. The short service which will be conducted by Father Goran who was the minister who conducted the funerals, at Mrs . Petersons request. The date will be Thursday the 29th of September at 2.30 pm.


KEEP DANCING HANNAH

June & Grenville would like to express their love and best wishes to their granddaughter Hannah Julian on her birthday . Hannah we wish you all the best with your dancing you are an inspiration to all of us. Loads of love.xxx 19

Fal Fire Supports the Beacon Partnership


PHOTOCOPYING New prices: Black and White A4 -- 10P Colour A4 -- 30P Black and White A3 -- 30P Colour A3 -- ÂŁ1.50

Beacon Community Enterprise Ltd A friendly and reliable service, no job too small !

GARDEN AND HANDY PERSON SCHEME - Gardening - Fence Repair - Fence Erecting - General House Maintenance - Pressure Washing -

Laminating available

Free quotes on all jobs CONTACT: 01326 212784

Printing Business cards, Posters, Flyers and many more on paper or card.

Call now for a quote Get your garden tidied up for summer.

INTERNET SUITE Opening times for the internet suite are as follows:

Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays 21

10.00am - 1.00pm Closed Closed Closed 10.00am - 1.00pm

2.00pm - 5.00pm 2.00pm - 5.00pm 2.00pm - 5.00pm 2.00pm - 5.00pm 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Special rates and offers coming soon on Facebook!


PENWERRIS POST OFFICE AND STORES (LONDIS) POST OFFICE HOURS  MON-FRI 0830-1730  SAT 0830-1230  NO LUNCH BREAK  NO HALF DAY

Parcels Bulk Posting Quantum Gas Key Personal Banking Personal Loans Saving Schemes Foreign Currency Travel Insurance Car Insurance Home Insurance Flowers by Post

SHOP HOURS  MON-FRI 0800-2100  SAT 0800-2000  SUN 0800-1300

Hot Pasties/Pies Doughnuts National Lottery Off Licence Groceries Electric Key Charging Cash Dispenser Photocopying Phone 'e top-ups' Credit/Debit Cards EASY PARKING

Junction Symons Hill/ Glasney Road Old Hill, Falmouth Phone 01326 314186

Welfare Benefits Jenny Richards Welfare Benefit Advisor is at the Beacon Resource Centre on Thursday mornings please note new extended opening hours from 9am 1pm please telephone for an appointment though it’s possible to pop in without one and Jenny can usually see you. It’s a good idea to have your benefits checked regularly to make sure you are getting the right amount as the regulations are changing all the time. If you have health problems there are many benefits you can claim which can double your weekly income especially if you are over 60 years of age. In the past 12 months she has got over £51.000 for residents of the estate - what can she do for you? Its always worth coming in to check - it’s a free and confidential service for everybody and she will be very pleased to see you. Benefits dealt with include Disability Living Allowance , Attendance Allowance, Carers Allowance, Housing and Council Tax Benefit, Working and Family tax credits and many more Access to legal advice available as well. Printed and published by The Beacon Community Regeneration Partnership Resource Office, Grenville Road, Falmouth, Cornwall

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