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Weekend of music kick-starts festival season in Cornwall
Indie four piece Maximo Park will join The Cribs and Gabrielle Aplin as a headliner at Cornwall’s Leopallooza Festival this summer.
AA awards for beachside hotel and restaurant
The Beach at Bude has been recognised for its high quality by the AA, winning accolades for both the restaurant and hotel.
Katherine Ryan and Russell Kane for Cornish comedy festival
Two of comedy’s biggest stars have been confirmed as headliners at Cornwall’s first comedy festival, taking place this August.

RIBA architect joins Cornish consultancy
Cornwall-based Laurence Associates has appointed its first RIBA-accredited architect.
Midsummer feasts in Cornwall
Dates have been announced for Nancarrow’s summer series of farm feasts, with menus starring the organic lamb and beef reared on the farm
Beach polo festival celebrates 10 years in style
Watergate Bay basked in three days of sunshine as Aspall Polo on the Beach brought high goal polo, jousting displays, fireworks, beach parties and a host of family entertainment to the north Cornwall beach.
Minehead hotel joins Providence Hospitality following acquisition
A 30 bedroom hotel in West Somerset joins Providence Hospitality’s growing portfolio of UK properties.
Surf and ride weekends in Cornwall
Family farmstay The Olde House are offering adventure packages combining cycling and water sports.
Cornish artisanship on display in Par showroom
The Cornish Bed Company is unveiling a range of its handmade beds in a new showroom near St Austell.
Three Cheers Pub Co. announce an eighth site
The award-winning south London pub group has now acquired The Bedford in Balham, London.
Sarah Johnson, Laurence Associates. Simon Burt
A feast at Nancarrow near Truro, Cornwall. Adam Sargent
Aspall Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Lewis Harrison-Pinder
The Olde House activity break surf lesson, with Wavehunters at Polzeath. Wavehunters
The showroom above The Cornish Bed Company foundry in Par, Cornwall. Jack Kirby
 David Griffen Photography

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11 May 2017
David Griffen Photography

Three Cheers Pub Co. announce eighth site

Tom Peake, Mark Reynolds and Nick Fox of Three Cheers Pub Co. are pleased to announce they have acquired the lease of The Bedford in Balham from hospitality entrepreneurs Karl Harrison and Scott Illman. This is the eighth site acquisition by the award-winning south London pub group whose portfolio also includes The Abbeville, The Avalon and… Read more


09 May 2017
The showroom above The Cornish Bed Company foundry in Par, Cornwall. Jack Kirby

Cornish artisanship on display in Par showroom

A Cornish bed manufacturer is unveiling a range of its handmade beds in a new showroom near St Austell. The Cornish Bed Company hand casts iron, brass and nickel beds at its foundry in Par. It’s one of the last foundries in the country still using Victorian casting techniques. Each bed frame is hand poured… Read more


02 May 2017
The Olde House activity break surf lesson, with Wavehunters at Polzeath. Wavehunters

Surf and ride weekends in Cornwall

Adventure packages combining cycling and water sports are now available at a north-Cornwall farmstay. The offer includes two nights accommodation in one of the 30 cottages at The Olde House, near Polzeath, and a choice of activities over two days. Cycle the Camel Trail on day one; then choose from adrenaline-fuelled water sports on day… Read more


21 Apr 2017
Warming up for Aspall Polo on the Beach, Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Lewis Harrison-Pinder

Final details revealed for Aspall Polo on the Beach

Final plans have been announced for a three-day beach polo spectacle in north Cornwall. Internationally-renowned polo players are preparing to do battle on the sands of Watergate Bay at Aspall Polo on the Beach from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 May 2017. The free event will see two highly-contested polo matches, family and beach entertainment,… Read more


14 Apr 2017
The Cribs, who will be headlining Leopallooza festival July 2017.

The Cribs and Gabrielle Aplin to top Leopallooza bill

Indie trio The Cribs and singer-songwriter Gabrielle Aplin will headline Cornwall’s Leopallooza festival this summer, 28-30 July. Also confirmed for the three day festival is Amber Run, Seafret, Pulled Apart By Horses, The Japanese House and Samm Henshaw, with the full lineup, including the third headliner, being announced in the coming weeks. The award-winning north… Read more


12 Apr 2017

AA awards for beachside hotel and restaurant

The Beach at Bude has been recognised for its high quality by the AA, winning accolades for both the restaurant and hotel. The hotel has received an AA four star classification and the restaurant  awarded two AA rosettes for culinary excellence. The 16 bedroom boutique hotel and popular restaurant and bar, both of which overlook… Read more


07 Apr 2017
A feast at Nancarrow near Truro, Cornwall. Ross Talling

Spring Feasts at Nancarrow Farm

A working organic farm near Truro has announced the dates for a series of spring feasting evenings. The events provide guests with a rare opportunity to visit this tranquil valley and enjoy produce in the surroundings in which it has been reared. The first of Nancarrow Farm’s spring events take place on Friday 21 and… Read more


06 Apr 2017
Chase & Status, headliners of Lost in The Wyldes in Cornwall. Andrew Whitton

Chase & Status to headline Lost in The Wyldes with DJ set

Electronic music pioneers Chase & Status will complete the lineup for three May shows at The Wyldes in Cornwall, with a headline DJ slot on Saturday 27 May 2017. The open-air venue near Bude in north Cornwall will host a series of three shows across one weekend, at the home of the Leopallooza Festival. Already… Read more


05 Apr 2017
Richard Marsden (R) and Jason Pledger (L) of Laurence Associates Simon Burt

Expansion on the cards for Truro consultancy

A planning-led architectural practice on the outskirts of Truro is looking to expand its business following the successful acquisition of a Liskeard-based planning consultancy. Laurence Associates is an award-winning practice, based at Threemilestone, which offers town planning, architecture and landscape architecture expertise. It’s bought Urban & Rural Planning Associates to extend its reach in South… Read more


27 Mar 2017
Jon Day

Cornish craftsmanship on display in London

Traditional Cornish craftsmanship has gone on display in an impressive West London showroom following a major expansion in the city. The Cornish Bed Company hand casts iron, brass and nickel beds at a foundry in Par, near St Austell in mid-Cornwall. It’s one of the last foundries in the country still to use Victorian casting… Read more


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