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Brewin Dolphin Exeter team member wins diversity award

Caroline Lake, head of diversity and inclusion at Brewin Dolphin, has been presented with the Best Initiatives in Diversity award at the City of London Wealth Management Awards (COLWMA), which took place at London’s Guildhall. Caroline has been based in Brewin...

DM Orthotics celebrates its fifteenth birthday

DM Orthotics (DMO) has marked its fifteen years in business with a birthday party at its factory in Redruth. Guests joined the company’s clinicians, business development, administration and manufacturing staff for the special celebration on 10 March – a milestone...

Working towards a COVID-free Camborne

BID Camborne has introduced a number of measures to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on Camborne. These include contacting every business to see what support they need; explaining the financial help available from the Government; writing to George Eustice MP to lobby for...

Nourish proves a hit at Chyvarhas

Chyvarhas nursing home in Callington is the latest Cornwall Care home to introduce an app-based system that is transforming the way carers work by simplifying the record-keeping process and enabling them to look after individuals better. Known as Nourish, the app is...

St Austell Leisure Centre is plastic free and officially green

Going green is a key priority at St Austell Leisure Centre. Not only has the team just achieved ‘Plastic Free St Austell’ status, they have also been presented with their ISO14001 certificate – an industry standard awarded in recognition of effective environmental...

Staff pull together at Cornwall Care

Now that the World Health Organisation has declared a pandemic and the Government has moved into the delay phase of managing coronavirus in the UK, Cornwall Care has been busy planning for potential staff shortages in the weeks and months to come. The organisation has...

Nominations open for Camborne Community and Commerce Awards

Nominations are being invited for Camborne’s first Community and Commerce Awards. Jointly organised by BID Camborne and Camborne Town Council, the awards will recognise exceptional individual, group and business contributions. “There is so much in Camborne to...

New sponsor for popular family cycling trail

Callestick Farm Ice Cream has joined forces with the National Trust at Lanhydrock to sponsor one of its family cycle trails. The sponsorship has helped to fund resurfacing work on the Lodge cycle trail, to make it easier for children on small wheeled bikes to use. The...

Taking the plunge for Swimathon

Swimmers of all abilities across Cornwall are signing up to take part in Swimathon 2020. The events will be taking place from 27 to 29 March at Bodmin, Launceston, Helston, Liskeard and Truro leisure centres to raise money for Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie. For...

Official opening of Harmony Lane

Colonel Bolitho, Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, has officially opened a new 15-bed household called Harmony Lane at Cornwall Care’s Cedar Grange home in Launceston. The new facility specialises in looking after people with advanced, often complex dementia and represents...

Camborne businesses celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight

Camborne has had its status as a Fairtrade town officially renewed for a further two years and, to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight, has its very own Fairtrade flag flying from the council offices.  Fairtrade Fortnight runs from 24 February to 8 March and is an annual...

New CEO for Royal Cornwall Museum

Jonathan Morton has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro. Currently Head of Business and Operations at Tate St Ives, Jonathan has an impressive track record of significantly increasing visitor numbers and revenue for a variety...

Open Day at St Austell Leisure Centre

On Saturday 7th March, St Austell Leisure Centre will be holding an Open Day with a range of activities available for the whole family to try. Running between 7.30am and 5pm, visitors will be able to take part in activities that include soft play, short tennis, lane...

Brewin Dolphin South West promotes two regional team members

Two members of Brewin Dolphin’s South West regional team have been promoted. Vicky Eastwood is now a divisional director based at the wealth management company’s Exeter office and James Holt has been appointed assistant director in Plymouth. Vicky began her wealth...

Ice-cream opportunity for budding photographers

Thanks to Callestick Farm, photography students at Truro & Penwith College are being given a taste of what it’s like to work professionally. As an award-winning ice-cream manufacturer, creative photography is seen as an essential part of the company’s promotional...

Tea room opens on Valentine’s Day

Say it with a delicious shared dessert or a heart-shaped scone – that’s the message behind Callestick Farm’s decision to open their tea room on Valentine’s Day for the first time in the company’s thirty year history. With heart-warming waffle cones, freshly baked...