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07 Jan 2019
Be the Business

Hospitality Hacks hits the road

Free workshops for people working in Cornish hospitality will be held at tourism hotspots in January 2019, as part of a new county-wide tour. Some of the country’s leading experts will be delivering sessions on SEO trends, travel and tourism PR, Instagram for hospitality businesses, and more – with the roadshow stopping off in St… Read more

20 Dec 2018
The Legacy Properties team onsite at Woodlands Mike Searle

New recruits help Cornish developer to record year

A multi-award-winning property development company in Cornwall has recruited six new members of staff following a record year of growth. Established in 2008, Legacy Properties specialises in building high-end coastal properties and contemporary family homes in spectacular Cornish locations. The appointments support Legacy’s expansion across its portfolio; growing into the homes market in addition to… Read more

19 Dec 2018
Gilbert & Goode construction

Cornish building company encourages health and wellbeing in the workplace

A leading Cornish construction company recently provided free health checks to its staff and subcontractors. St Austell-based Gilbert & Goode offered health screening at a number of sites in Devon and Cornwall, with around 30 workers taking part. As part of the health screen, employees had their blood pressure and cholesterol tested, as well as… Read more

12 Dec 2018
James Ram

Thousands attend Padstow Christmas Festival

More than 50,000 food lovers and Christmas revellers from across the country braved wintery weather at the weekend to visit the annual Padstow Christmas Festival. The popular four-day event, which ran from 6 to 9 December, has become one of the largest of its kind in the country. Padstow bustled with celebrity chefs and showcased… Read more

10 Dec 2018
Beth Druce

Hospitality hacks to business success

An awards scheme celebrating smart thinking and innovative ideas in Cornish hospitality businesses has launched this week. Hospitality Hacks is a new initiative from Be the Business, a charity supporting businesses by helping them share knowledge and skills. Set up to improve performance throughout the sector, the awards are based around an innovative new format… Read more

06 Dec 2018
The Barefoot Media team at the 2018 CIPR PRide Awards in Bristol. CIPR Awards

Barefoot named the region’s outstanding small PR agency

A Cornish PR and marketing agency has been crowned the region’s Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy by the industry’s governing body. Open to agencies with an annual turnover of £1 million or under, the CIPR’s small consultancy award recognises strategy, professionalism and outstanding achievements in public relations. St Wenn-based Barefoot Media won four awards in… Read more

23 Nov 2018
Gilbert & Goode construction

Cornish housebuilder encourages youngsters into construction

A leading Cornish construction company recently joined forces with Bodmin College as part of an initiative to encourage young people into the building industry. St Austell-based Gilbert & Goode welcomed a group of college students to its site in St Tudy, where it’s building 21 new homes on behalf of Coastline Housing. The students, aged… Read more

23 Nov 2018

Padstow Christmas Festival to launch new Wine Theatre

A lobster and wine pairing masterclass and a Cornish long table feast are just two of the events being held in a brand new wine theatre at this year’s Padstow Christmas Festival. Event organisers have joined forces with Tavistock-based Steevenson Wines to launch the new marquee. Experts from Trevibban Mill Vineyard, Camel Valley, Tarquin’s Gin,… Read more

09 Nov 2018

Top chefs serve up the Big Cornish Breakfast

Five of the country’s top chefs are teaming up at this year’s Padstow Christmas festival to host the event’s first ever Big Cornish Breakfast. Culinary A listers Rick Stein, Paul Ainsworth, Mitch Tonks, Brian Turner, and Angela Hartnett will cook and serve breakfast to 50 people on the final day of the festival, which runs… Read more

09 Nov 2018
Halwyn Meadows Legacy Homes

New homes for historic Cornish village

Work is underway on a collection of 59 new homes in the historic coastal village of Crantock in north Cornwall. The two, three, four, and five-bedroomed architect-designed houses at Halwyn Meadows are being built by Cornish housebuilder, Legacy Homes, a subsidiary of the multi award-winning prestige developer, Legacy Properties. Built using locally-sourced materials, they’ve been… Read more