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26 Jul 2013
Kirstin Prisk

Barefoot Media shortlisted for four PR industry awards

Cornish public relations agency Barefoot Media has been shortlisted for four industry awards. The annual Pride Awards recognise outstanding success and achievement and are held by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), the governing body for the PR industry. As well as being shortlisted in the Outstanding Small Consultancy category, the St Wenn-based firm… Read more


17 Jul 2013

New bird hide boosts wildlife tourism for Cornish farmstay

A Cornish farmstay holiday provider has continued its commitment to eco-tourism with the completion of a new purpose-built bird hide. The new hide, at The Olde House in North Cornwall, overlooks the farm’s 15 acres of flooded wetlands which link up with the neighbouring Walmsley Bird Sanctuary. Built 8ft above the ground, the new bird hide overlooks… Read more


15 Jul 2013
Electric Beach

Soul legends to headline Cornish beach festival

The second Electric Beach Festival will return to the sands of Watergate Bay, North Cornwall this summer with chart-topping legends Soul II Soul as the headline act. 2,500 revellers are expected to attend this year’s hip-hop, reggae and soul festival, which will take place on Saturday 31st August from 1pm until the sun goes down… Read more


25 Jun 2013
People and Gardens

People and Gardens branch out with new website

Two Cornish media agencies have collaborated to launch a website for a project helping people with mental health issues and disabilities. Public relations agency Barefoot Media and website design company Liminal Design joined forces to create a new website for St Austell-based project People and Gardens. Established in 1997 by Ken and Lorraine Radford, People and Gardens is a community interest… Read more


06 Jun 2013

Three Billy Goats Gruff

Three baby pygmy goats are the latest addition to the Pets’ Corner at The Olde House, a Cornish farmstay provider. The Olde House offers self-catering cottage accommodation on its 550-acre working farm and has recently welcomed the male pygmy goats to its Pets’ Corner. The first two kid brothers were born on 4 May 2013 on… Read more


20 May 2013

Record numbers watch beach polo

Record crowds soaked up the sunshine at the new-format Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay this weekend. An estimated 8,000 spectators attended the free event on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May, enjoying an expanded programme of high goal polo matches, equestrian stunt displays and a unique kitesurfer versus polo pony challenge. Elsa Corbineau,… Read more


13 May 2013
Kirstin Prisk

Star players announced for Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach

Europe’s best arena polo player leads a star lineup taking part in this weekend’s Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May 2013.


01 May 2013
Kirstin Prisk

Weekend spectacle promised for Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach

Watergate Bay Hotel are promising a spectacular weekend of equine entertainment as the new-format Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach returns to north Cornwall on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May 2013. The packed timetable crams in two days of polo matches, family-friendly entertainment and live music. The highlight of the event will be the… Read more


16 Apr 2013
David Griffen Photography

Sisters collaborate to produce new rapeseed oil

Two sisters, who live 300 miles apart, have joined together to launch a cold-pressed rapeseed oil produced from the seed grown on the family farm. Whizz Middleton of Barton Hill Farm in Bedfordshire and her sister Ellie Michell who lives near Wadebridge, Cornwall, are collaborating to produce and distribute Mrs Middleton’s Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil. The… Read more


25 Jan 2013
Sam Morgan Moore

Lambing on a spring holiday in Cornwall

Guests on a spring holiday in Cornwall are able to experience lambing first-hand at The Olde House. The Hawkey family, who have been farming at The Olde House for four generations, will be welcoming over 700 lambs to their farm in February and March. Guests staying in one of their 30 self-catering cottages in Chapel Amble,… Read more