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Freedom Parade

On Wednesday 10th July, in accordance with the grant of the Freedom of the Borough of Helston given in 1958, the Royal Naval Air Station of Culdrose will exercise its right to march through the town with swords drawn, bayonets fixed, drums beating, bands playing and colours flying.

The general public are cordially invited to watch the parade and ceremony between 10am and 11am, which will take place outside the Guildhall this year as a change from previous years Read more... 

Climate Change and Carbon Neutral Cornwall

*Message from Cornwall Council* After declaring a climate emergency earlier this year the Council are now working on a plan for how to help Cornwall become carbon neutral by 2030. Read More...

Redruth Road Roundabout Re-planted

Have you noticed the revamped Redruth Road Roundabout…?
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Monument Walk Market

The next Monument Walk will be taking place on Thursday 13th June 2019. If you would like more information please click here.

Town Heritage Trail

If you are stuck for something to do over the summer, pick up a copy of the Heritage Town Trail from the museum or Guildhall - or download from this website - click here!

Community Emergency Plan

The Council is looking for volunteers to receive some training, so that they can be of use in an emergency in the town as part of the Emergency Plan. Please consider volunteering - there is more information here

 Relay for Life 2020 

This event is coming to Helston in June 2020, would you like to enter a team? See here for more information 

A message from the Mayor

We thoroughly enjoyed this summer’s Freedom Parade. It was a day of glorious weather and the new format meant that those who lined the pavements of Coinagehall Street were able to see and enjoy the whole ceremony. I felt extremely privileged to bestow the Freedom of Helston on our friends at RNAS Culdrose.

Yet another sunny and warm Sunday greeted us for our annual Civic Service on July 14th. A joyful turnout with Helston Town Band playing throughout with wonderful skill and verve - I have received many compliments from the mayors of our neighbouring towns who joined us that afternoon.

We now look forward to the holiday season when we welcome visitors to our town which is now looking quite smart. Please welcome them with a smile and a friendly nod.

Councillor John Martin
Town Mayor 



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