Queen’s honour for former Falmouth Harbour Commissioner

The former chairman of Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) has been recognised in the Queen’s 2017 Birthday Honours (16th June). David Ellis, who served as a Commissioner for 12 years, was awarded an MBE for services to the economy and community in Cornwall. He was praised for his energy and enthusiasm for community service and commitment to...

FHC to submit revised plans for Custom House Quay boat facility

Today, Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) has announced its intention to apply for planning permission for a revised small boat facility in Custom House Quay, Falmouth. The scheme will provide an additional facility to be operated by Falmouth Harbour Commissioners’ leisure services arm, Falmouth Haven and is a revision to an earlier planning application submitted in...

Two new Harbour Directions introduced in Falmouth’s waters

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) has introduced two new harbour directions for Falmouth’s waters. The bathing zone in Falmouth Bay, which covers the areas off Gyllyngvase, Castle, Swanpool and Maenporth beaches, will be extended to 250 metres off shore (below the mean low water mark). The previous four-knot speed limit, applied 100 metres off shore, was...

Diary date: Falmouth Harbour Commissioners’ annual public meeting

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners, the statutory body responsible for managing Falmouth Harbour, will be hosting its annual public meeting on Tuesday 20th September at 7pm. The meeting, which will take place in the Learning Centre at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth, is open to members of the public. During the meeting, Falmouth Harbour Commissioners...