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Successful year for Lang Bennetts

2018 has been a record year for Lang Bennetts Chartered Accountants with client numbers growing by almost 25 per cent and staff increasing by more than 10 per cent. 2018 has also seen the firm in the media spotlight, having been selected as finalists in the British...

Management changes augur a bright future for DM Orthotics

DM Othotics portraits Martin Matthews has become Chairman of DM Orthotics, the Redruth-based company he owns and founded.  A leading clinical authority on dynamic movement orthoses and an honorary associate professor of Plymouth University, Martin has overseen DMO’s...

Voluntary efforts rewarded in the gym

Volunteers across Cornwall are now able to go to their local Better leisure centre free thanks to the Time Credit initiative organised by the newly-named Tempo charity. Designed to encourage people to get involved with their community in a voluntary capacity, the...

Camborne lights switch on draws the crowds

Camborne Christmas Lights switch on 2018: this year's traditional Christmas Tree. Picture by Colin Higgs With bi-lingual entertainment on stage and a huge sense of excitement and anticipation, the Camborne community stood shoulder to shoulder cheering as this year’s...

Student takeover at The Headland

138 students from eight local schools sampled different aspects of the hospitality industry recently when they attended a special event at The Headland Hotel in Newquay. Organised by The Springboard Charity which promotes tourism as a career to young people, the day...

Wedding bonanza at Bodmin Jail!

It may not be the obvious time of year to hold a wedding but, for Bodmin Jail, it’s peak season. The venue is hosting six ceremonies over a four-week period – a record number in such a short space of time – and most have reflected the jail’s dramatic past. “There have...

£100,000 refurbishment at Wadebridge Leisure Centre

A £100,000 refurbishment has begun at Wadebridge Leisure Centre, updating both the gym and reception area. The work undertaken will include a full refresh of the gym, including the introduction of a suite of brand new, high spec Technogym equipment. The reception area...

Watch Camborne get all lit up with Will Coleman

With a magnificent real tree in place, Camborne’s Christmas lights will officially be switched on at a special event compered by Man Engine’s Artistic Director Will Coleman on Saturday 24 November at 5pm. Commercial Square is expected to be buzzing with seasonal...

Celebration of long and loyal service

Eighteen members of staff at The Headland Hotel in Newquay have joined owners John and Carolyn Armstrong and Managing Director Darryl Reburn for a special dinner to celebrate their long service. Together with the Armstrong’s 39 years each at the hotel and Darryl...

Real Christmas tree for Camborne this Christmas

After months of hard work, the directors of Camborne’s Business Improvement District (BID) board have succeeded in restoring the town’s real Christmas tree tradition. Determined to source a fitting arboreal centrepiece for the festive season, the team secured £2000...

Explore the supernatural at Bodmin Jail’s Paranormal Conference

For anyone interested in the supernatural, Bodmin Jail’s Paranormal Conference on Saturday 10th November is surely a ‘must’. Those attending will be treated to a three-course meal and talks from expert guest speakers, before joining the paranormal team and resident...

Christmas starts at the Royal Duchy

Christmas officially begins at the Royal Duchy Hotel in Falmouth on 16 November when festive afternoon teas will be served for the first time this year. Guests can expect homemade delicacies including dark chocolate and cherry truffle, scones with winter mulled...

Bonkers Conkers night

There’s nothing like a competitive game of conkers and teams taking part in the annual Brewin Dolphin Bonkers Conkers event in Exeter were certainly in it to win it. Taking place at Lloyds Lounge, different businesses were competing – all of them keen to take home the...

British Paralympian to attend St Austell Leisure Centre open day

On Saturday 24th November Better, St Austell Leisure Centre will be holding an open day to celebrate the completion of their recent refurbishments, with British Paralympian Dave Wetherill performing two demonstrations as part of the day’s line up. The activities...

Swimmer Ali Phesse to launch Helston Leisure Centre Open Day

Successful national and international swimmer Ali Phesse will be officially launching Helston Leisure Centre Open Day on Saturday 20 October. The free all-day event showcases the result of a £450,000 refurbishment project that has just been completed. The new...

Anyone for tennis?

More than 1200 school children at primary schools in Bodmin, Wadebridge and St Austell have taken part in free taster tennis sessions. GLL, which runs Cornwall’s leisure centres on behalf of the Council, jointly funded the scheme with the Tennis Foundation. The aim...

Halloween highlights for UK’s most haunted venue

It’s that spooky time of year and there can be few places spookier than Bodmin Jail – a place once known for its public executions. Dubbed one of the UK’s most haunted places, staff at the former prison will be celebrating Halloween week not just with additional...

Witches’ Afternoon Tea returns to The Headland

Back by popular demand, the spooktacular Witches’ Afternoon Tea is back on the menu at The Headland Hotel in Newquay this October. Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most popular books, ‘The Witches’ film has gained a huge following since its release in 1990, achieving...