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31 Mar 2020
Ocean Housing

Ocean Housing Group recognised as a healthy workplace

Leading Cornish social housing provider, Ocean Housing Group, has won gold at the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Healthy Workplace Awards 2020. The awards, held on 10 March at the region’s Healthy Workplace Annual Conference, recognise good practice in the workplace. The county-wide scheme acts as a toolkit to encourage employers to think about ways… Read more

20 Mar 2020
Teresa Appleton

Newquay tenants spring into action

Leading Cornish social housing provider, Ocean Housing, hosted its first community action day of 2020 on Wednesday 11 March. The ‘Spring into Action’ event, which was held at Hawkins Road in Newquay, was an opportunity for residents to meet the Ocean Housing team, spring clean their homes, and gain some free advice from other local… Read more

16 Mar 2020
Padstow Christmas Festival donations evening

Local charities benefit from Padstow Christmas Festival

A total of £18,000 was raised for good causes at the 2019 Padstow Christmas Festival. More than 20 local charities, schools, and community groups each received a share of donations, totalling £6,700, at a celebration evening in Padstow on Wednesday 4 March. The money was raised by events held by the Friends of Padstow Christmas… Read more

12 Mar 2020
Rosemullion Distillery Seafarer's Gin Rosemullion Distillery

New Cornish gin captures the essence of coastal walks and salty air

An award-winning Cornish distillery has launched a coastal-inspired gin using foraged ingredients from the Cornish coastline. Flavoured by locally-sourced samphire and three types of Cornish seaweed, Rosemullion Distillery’s Seafarer’s Gin is now available to purchase online and in select stores across the south west of England. At 43% ABV, it is distilled in 200 bottle… Read more

25 Feb 2020
Gilbert & Goode

First residents move into new executive homes on Lelant development

The first residents have moved into their new home at Lannanta Forge, in the west Cornish village of Lelant, near St Ives. Keys were handed to Geoff and Pauline Venn, from Penzance, on 13 February by award-winning Cornish developer, Gilbert & Goode. Disillusioned by the maintenance of owning an older house, the couple described their… Read more

14 Feb 2020
Live music at Porthilly Spirit Festival.

Porthilly Spirit releases early bird tickets and announces first bookings

A limited number of early bird tickets are now on sale for a new food, music, wellbeing and outdoor adventure festival taking place in north Cornwall this May. Porthilly Spirit has confirmed its first chefs, restaurants, performers and wellbeing bookings – including seafood banquets from award-winning restaurant Prawn on the Lawn, music from Molotov Jukebox, and… Read more

10 Feb 2020
Ocean Housing celebrated its 20th birthday on 7 February 2020. Ocean Housing Group

Ocean Housing celebrates 20th birthday

Leading Cornish social housing provider, Ocean Housing, has celebrated its 20th birthday at a special event held on 7 February 2020. Employees, stakeholders, and tenants came together at Ocean Housing’s head office in Stennack House, St Austell, to mark the anniversary. During the celebrations, 16 members of staff were recognised for long service, having worked… Read more

10 Feb 2020
Awards at The Headland

Headland staff recognised in annual employee awards

The Headland has revealed the winners of its annual employee awards at a special ceremony held at The Alverton, Truro. Presented for leadership, outstanding service, and performance, five awards were presented to employees for their achievement and contribution towards the five star hotel. Jodie Apps, events coordinator, age 22, was given Employee of the Year… Read more

07 Feb 2020
Porthilly Spirit Festival Porthilly Spirit Festival

New north Cornwall festival will be a celebration of food, music, craft, wellbeing, and outdoor adventure

A new boutique festival will take place in north Cornwall, from 22 to 24 May 2020. Porthilly Spirit, happening at Trefresa Farm just outside Rock, will showcase the special location with a programme of live music, open air theatre, long-table feasts, craft workshops, wellbeing, talks, and adventure. Festival founder Will Herrmann commented: “Porthilly Spirit is,… Read more

05 Feb 2020
The Rocks, Holywell Bay David Curran

Record year of growth for Cornish property developer

An award-winning property development company in Cornwall has confirmed a record year of growth in 2019. Established in 2008, Legacy Properties specialises in building high-end coastal properties and contemporary family homes in spectacular Cornish locations. 2019 was Legacy’s most successful year to date, having achieved a 46% revenue increase year on year, for the last… Read more