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Top food award for Callestick Farm Ice-Cream

Tempted by the idea of tucking into a clotted cream ice-cream with bourbon vanilla bean? You’re not alone. The flavour, created by Callestick Farm, has just won a major national award. Every food product entered for Chef’s Choice 2019 was judged by a team of industry...

Winston Graham prize-winner announced

“Winning makes you beam, giving you a real sense of vindication and achievement.” That was author Ian Mortimer’s reaction on hearing that he had won the Royal Institution of Cornwall’s Winston Graham Prize with his novel ‘The Outcasts of Time’, published by Simon and...

DM Orthotics launches new off-the-shelf products

A specialist Redruth-based company that has achieved global status for its made-to-measure medical product range is launching brand new stock-sized orthoses at Naidex, Europe’s largest showcase event for the disability sector. First established in 2004, DM Orthotics...

C-Bay Café extension is officially launched

A new extension that makes the most of one of the best coastal views from a café, bar or bistro in Cornwall is now open to visitors. After just four months’ work, C-Bay Café in West Pentire now boasts significant extra space that includes comfy chairs, sofas, a new...

Face to Face opens

A new exhibition that brings visitors face to face with faces through the ages has just opened at the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro. The year-long project is the brainchild of curators Michael Harris and Sarah Lloyd-Durrant. Working closely with volunteers and those...

St Austell Leisure Centre is best in the South West

Amelia Kitchen and her team at St Austell Leisure Centre have won the South West Best Facility title at a national awards dinner in London, organised by not-for-profit social enterprise GLL. The victory follows hot on the heels of St Austell winning GLL’s Cornwall...

Princess Pavilion celebrates spring with music, comedy and wine

Comedy, music and wine tasting evenings are just some of the highlights of the line up at the Princess Pavilion this month. Hip-hop artist Dirty Dike will be performing on Saturday 16th March as part of his ‘Acrylic Snail’ Tour, whilst Friday 29th March will see the...

Walking for Health in Bodmin

Bodmin Leisure Centre is promoting both physical and mental wellbeing with the introduction of a weekly ‘Walking for Health’ group, starting in April. Providing a friendly, welcoming environment that promotes the social aspect of walking together, the group will allow...

Holly joins DM Orthotics

Holly Nicholson is the latest physiotherapist to join DM Orthotics (DMO), a Redruth-based company that designs and manufactures made-to-measure dynamic movement orthoses to help adults and children suffering from conditions like multiple sclerosis, stroke, cerebral...

5-star gold award for sixth consecutive year

Crantock Bay Apartments in West Pentire, near Newquay, have been awarded VisitBritain’s five-star gold award accolade for the sixth consecutive year. An official assessor has just visited to mark the self-catering accommodation against a list of strict criteria,...

Business is good in Camborne say shop owners

Three new shops that have opened in Camborne during the last year are reporting better than expected trade. ‘Synergy’, ‘Up Memory Lane’ and ‘Love Goods’ are all independent, ‘Camborne Original’ businesses which, according to their owners, did well over Christmas and...

Museum Activity Pass for a week’s worth of half term activities

For the cost of just one ticket per adult, the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro is offering families a week’s worth of activities during February half term. Sessions include Messy Monday from 11am to 3pm, make and takes on Wednesday and Thursday from 10am to 1pm and...

Over £3000 worth of prizes to be won in Grand Fundraising Raffle

On Tuesday 5th February, The Royal Cornwall Museum will be drawing the winners for their Grand Fundraising Raffle. Totalling more than £3000 in value, the long list of prizes includes a Sparkling Afternoon Tea for two at the Hilton in London, a 30-minute flight...