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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...

Afternoon tea with a dad-style twist

For those wanting to treat Dad to an extra special Father’s Day treat, the Headland Hotel in Newquay has something different to offer. Clayzer is a virtual reality game that allows those playing to experience the thrill of clay pigeon shooting. The Headland will be...

Brewin Dolphin team set sail for charity

Three members of Brewin Dolphin’s Plymouth team will be setting sail to raise funds for Children’s Hospice South West in June when they take part in the Eddystone Charity Sailing Pursuit.  Business Development Manager and experienced sailor Philip Thitchener, from...

Newquay waiters go head to head at The Headland

Who knew there was a National Waiters Day? HR Manager at The Headland, Michelle Brown, did so she organised a friendly competition with Rick Stein Fistral to mark the occasion. Good waiting demands a lot of skill and there was plenty on display as the two teams went...

Grace joins PureComms

Grace Williams, from Par, has joined award-winning Telecoms firm PureComms as their Human Resources Manager.  Having worked with the Arcadia Group in London for seven years after leaving Truro College, Grace has spent the last year studying for a Masters’ Degree in...

A year on from Queen’s Award and Bloccs sales are booming

It’s twelve months since the team behind Bloccs cast and wound protectors received the hugely prestigious accolade of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise and Innovation and business continues to boom. Bloccs’ products are now stocked by Boots, Lloyds Pharmacy and Amazon,...

Continued recognition for The Headland, Cornwall

Being awarded an AA Rosette is always an excuse to celebrate – especially when it coincides with the second anniversary of the Executive Head Chef’s arrival. Christopher Archambault’s culinary expertise has taken him to Dublin, London and Canada but Cornwall has...

Headland celebrates bumper Easter

The Headland hotel in Newquay is celebrating a bumper start to this year’s main tourism season – with all indications showing that 2017 could be the ‘year of the staycation’. Over the Easter weekend, 883 adults, 193 children and 63 dogs were accommodated - filling...

Young Enterprise teams compete in Cornish finals

Young Enterprise teams from across Cornwall will be competing for the Company of the Year title and other awards at the 2017 county finals being held in St John’s Hall, Penzance on Thursday 4 May.  Around twelve schools or colleges are expected to take part,...