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21 May 2019
The grave at Halwyn Meadows where the beaker was found. Legacy Properties

Rare Bronze Age beakers discovered at Halwyn Meadows

Remnants from a Bronze Age society have been found at a building site in Crantock. The site, Halwyn Meadows, developed by Legacy Properties, has revealed two pits, thought to be graves, containing three Beaker vessels dating between 2400 and 2000B.C. One of the beakers is the most intact example of early Bronze Age pottery to… Read more

17 May 2019
Learn how to cook beer can chicken on the Summer Lovin BBQ course. James Ram

Summer feasts for outdoor living

Latest courses at Truro School Cookery – ideal for alfresco dining Outdoor dining gets creative this summer, with a series of feast day cookery classes from Truro School Cookery, Cornwall. Perfect for al fresco living, summer courses include new barbecue recipes, authentic Sicilian cuisine and Spanish tapas. The courses are just a few in a… Read more

16 May 2019
Park House sprinkler installation Tom Last

Investing in fire safety for residents

Ocean Housing Group has completed the installation of a state-of-the-art sprinkler system in Cornwall’s only high rise flats. £300,000 has been invested in fire safety measures at Park House in St Austell. A sprinkler system has been retrofitted into the 36-metre high building, owned by Ocean Housing Group, which was built in the late 1960s… Read more

03 May 2019
Young tenants of Ocean Housing enjoying canoeing at BF Adventure. Teresa Appleton

Young housing tenants treated to a day of adventure

Young tenants of Ocean Housing came together over the Easter holidays for a programme of activities funded by the leading Cornish social housing provider. St Austell-based Ocean Housing Group organised a day out for ten children, aged 10 to 15, at BF Adventure, where they took part in activities such as rafting and canoeing, working… Read more

02 May 2019
Ryan Mcfarlane – new creative director at Barefoot Media

Barefoot strengthens team with new creative director

Cornish PR and marketing agency Barefoot Media has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new creative director. Ryan Mcfarlane joins Barefoot having offered website design and development services for nearly 15 years, most recently as director of creative agency Liminal Design. The move to bring Ryan in-house means that Barefoot can add website… Read more

02 May 2019

Solving the housing crisis for the birds and the bees

Cornish property developer attracts wildlife to Crantock housing development. Award-winning Newquay property developer, Legacy Properties, has introduced measures to attract wildlife to its Halwyn Meadows development, a collection of 59 new homes currently under construction in the historic coastal village of Crantock in north Cornwall. Working with Perranporth-based design company Green&Blue, which creates eco-friendly products… Read more

30 Apr 2019
Talks and workshops announced for Porthilly Spirit

Talks and workshops confirmed for Porthilly Spirit

A carefully-curated programme of talks and workshops has been revealed for the inaugural Porthilly Spirit festival. Held on a secluded farm at the mouth of the Camel Estuary in north Cornwall between 24 and 26 May, Porthilly Spirit is an independent festival drawing together music, feasts, workshops, outdoor experiences and wellbeing. Those hosting talks and… Read more

29 Apr 2019
A selection of dishes available on the Taste of India course. James Ram

A Taste of India

Take the mystery out of Indian cooking on Saturday 4 May with a day’s cookery class at Truro School Cookery. A Taste of India is designed for people, whatever their cooking ability, to learn new skills in a social environment. It is part of a series of feast days from Truro School Cookery which are… Read more

18 Apr 2019
Tickets for feasts at Porthilly Spirit released

Feast details confirmed for new north Cornwall festival

The menus for two long-table feasts taking place at the inaugural Porthilly Spirit have been revealed, with tickets now on sale. Porthilly Spirit, 24 to 26 May 2019, is an independent festival of music, feasts, workshops, outdoor experiences and wellbeing, held on a farm at the mouth of the Camel Estuary in north Cornwall. Each… Read more

12 Apr 2019
The Great British Staycation

The Great British Staycation

The Headland Hotel and Spa in Cornwall has launched a new three night package – The Great British Staycation – designed to celebrate the best of Cornish. The staycation package includes a luxury three night stay for two in an elegant Ocean room with stunning sea views and a full Cornish breakfast each morning. A… Read more