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15 Feb 2019
sean gee

Padstow shares success of Christmas festival

Local charities, schools and community groups received almost £8,000 of donations at a celebration evening in Padstow on Wednesday. The list of recipients included six schools from the Padstow area, as well as eight local community clubs and groups. The funds were raised through events held by the Friends of Padstow Christmas Festival during 2018. The annual… Read more

15 Feb 2019

Hospitality Hacks shortlist announced

The finalists for the Hospitality Hacks Cornwall Awards have been announced, ahead of the final ceremony on 26 February 2019. More than 200 hacks were submitted for the inaugural awards – created to celebrate smart thinking in the Cornish hospitality sector. A shortlist of 40 entries has been announced, split across eight categories. A panel of expert… Read more

11 Feb 2019
Prince Charles House, an Ocean Housing development in St Austell Teresa Appleton

Ocean Housing Group recognised as an Investor in People

Ocean Housing Group based in St Austell has been awarded silver accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating its commitment to realising the potential of its people. The Ocean Group includes Ocean Housing Group Limited, Ocean Housing Limited, and Gilbert and Goode Limited. The group builds homes for rent, shared ownership and sale, and… Read more

08 Feb 2019

Staff celebrated by leading Cornish hotel

Awards in leadership, outstanding service and performance were given to The Headland’s top employees at its annual awards dinner. Last month 138 of The Headland’s employees attended a glamorous dinner and dance event at The Alverton, Truro. The evening culminated in an awards ceremony, presented by owners John and Carolyn Armstrong, and managing director Darryl… Read more

08 Feb 2019

Kids stay for free at The Headland

This half term, between 9 and 24 February, children can enjoy an action-packed itinerary at The Headland Hotel in Newquay, for free. The Cornish seaside hotel has been offering family-friendly breaks for more than 40 years and has a range of rooms, facilities and activities, which are suitable for guests of all ages, making it… Read more

07 Feb 2019

Cornish businesses share more than 200 Hospitality Hacks ahead of inaugural awards

More than 200 innovative ideas and tips have been submitted by businesses in Cornwall as part of the Hospitality Hacks awards – created to celebrate smart thinking in the sector, and award those that are taking steps to make their businesses outstanding. Over 200 entries, or Hospitality Hacks, have been submitted. Each hack will be considered by a… Read more

16 Jan 2019

Flybe investment welcomed by leading Newquay hotel

A leading Cornish hotel has welcomed the news that Virgin Atlantic will invest in southwest airline Flybe.  Virgin Atlantic – which will take over Flybe from spring 2019 – will open up Newquay to more international markets.  The takeover will complement the new Heathrow route, which from 31 March, will provide international, in particular American,… Read more

15 Jan 2019

New surf and art breaks in west Cornwall

A luxury self-catering resort in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, has launched two new short break packages for 2019. Una St Ives has developed experience-led offers based on two themes – surfing and art.  The surf break includes a minimum of three nights in one of Una’s two, three, or four-bed eco lodges, and a two-hour surf… Read more

15 Jan 2019
Prince Charles House, a Cornish development by Gilbert & Goode Teresa Appleton

World first ISO certification for Cornish developer

Cornish building contractor and developer Gilbert & Goode has become the first company in the world to achieve the international certification ISO 18404 for Lean and Six Sigma. The certification was developed by a British Standards Institute committee chaired by Professor Tony Bendell to help organisations set up lean management systems, with a consistent approach,… Read more

10 Jan 2019

Cornish restaurant to host Tuscan feast in collaboration with Italian winemaker

Award-winning Cornish restaurant, The Longstore, and esteemed Italian wine producer, Brancaia, are teaming up to serve a special Tuscan food and wine evening this February. Executive chef at The Longstore, Ben Ambridge, has joined forces with Brancaia’s winery ambassador, Andrea D’Alessio, to create an authentic six course Tuscan feast for the Charlestown restaurant’s first Italian… Read more