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Hydrangea the calf is born

When Chris and John Yearsley were thinking about creating a feature for their lawn in Penelewey, they hit upon the idea of having a life-size cow on it that could be moved around as if it was grazing. Having previously lived in Truro, they’d been impressed with...

Darryn achieves chartered manager status

Darryn Richards, from Redruth, divisional director of award-winning wealth management company Brewin Dolphin, has attained chartered manager status with the Chartered Management Institute. It is the latest in an exceptionally impressive list of qualifications and...

Red Arrows come to tea

Red 10 – otherwise known as Squadron Leader Mike Ling MBE – and members of the Red Arrows support team visited The Royal Duchy Hotel for afternoon tea before the famous display team took to the skies above Falmouth Bay this week. Squadron Leader Ling supervises and...

Making a difference in the South West

Matthew Still and Philip Thitchener are celebrating their one and a half work anniversary with award-winning wealth management firm Brewin Dolphin. As part of Brewin Dolphin’s emerging specialist service provision for solicitors and accountants, Matthew joined the...

Is your business eligible for research and development tax credits?

Having worked with a number of clients who were previously unaware of their eligibility for research and development tax credits, Lang Bennetts’ chartered accountant Paul Burrows wants more small businesses in Cornwall to become aware of the criteria. “There’s a...

Go kiss the Blarney Stone!

By Sue Bradbury The smile that welcomed me onboard the new Aer Lingus flight from Newquay to Cork spread from ear to ear and seemed effortlessly genuine. We all know that boarding a plane can be a grim affair these days, with all the associated hassle of strict...

Lang Bennetts shortlisted for British Accountancy Awards

Lang Bennetts Chartered Accountants are finalists in the British Accountancy Awards South West Independent Firm of the Year category. The firm, which has offices in Truro and Falmouth and employs more than 50 staff, is the only Cornwall-based company to have made the...

Four stars for The Penventon

Staff and management at The Penventon Park Hotel in Redruth are celebrating after being awarded four stars by the AA. The prestigious assessment is the result of a massive, rolling refurbishment programme that has so far cost over £1.5m. Forty of the 65 bedrooms have...

PureComms to sponsor this year’s tourism awards

PureComms is to sponsor Cornwall and Bristol, Bath and Somerset tourism awards this year. It’s the first time that any company in the Telecoms and IT industry has been involved. Entries for the county stage of the awards are again record-breaking, with more than 600...

£1000 bonus on offer for Headland chefs

Following a string of recent awards and successes, The Headland hotel is significantly expanding its food offering. As a result, it has embarked on a recruitment campaign for more chefs of all levels and, to attract the right people, is promising a bonus of £1000 for...

Record sales and new retail outlet

Staff at Precision Dippings Manufacturing (PDM) are celebrating a record-breaking sales month in June that was topped off with an agreement to supply giant retail outlet Superdrug. Based near Bristol, PDM specialises in the production of bespoke dipped rubber products...

Luxury new holiday complex opens in Constantine Bay

A luxury new holiday complex has been officially opened in Constantine Bay, north Cornwall, by Visit Cornwall’s Chief Executive Malcolm Bell. Martha’s Orchard consists of two houses, one sleeping up to ten and the other up to eight, and seven top quality lodges, four...

Thousands of pounds in tax relief successfully claimed

Two Cornwall-based video game development companies have successfully claimed more than £38,000 in tax relief between them, thanks to the specialist expertise of Helen Hood and Paul Burrows at Lang Bennetts’ Chartered Accountants. A government scheme introduced in...

Awards and top three place for Teenwork Cornwall

Teenwork Cornwall, a Year 10 business created by teenagers for teenagers from Treviglas School in Newquay, has won two category awards and come third overall in the South West finals of the 2017 Young Enterprise Company Programme. The event was held at Renishaw in...

Giving the gift of holidays to those in need

Thousands of people holiday at award-winning Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park near Padstow each year. Thanks to the park’s commitment to donating one percent of their annual hire fleet bookings to those in need, they are joined by a significant number of families who...