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28 Mar 2019
The modern kitchen facilities at Truro School Cookery. James Ram

New cookery courses at Truro School Cookery

A new cookery school in Truro, Cornwall, has launched a range of courses with the aim of making cooking skills fun and accessible to all. Located at Truro School, an independent school for boys and girls aged three to 18, the cookery school works in partnership with Leiths School of Food and Wine to provide… Read more

27 Mar 2019
Yoga lessons at Porthilly Spirit Porthilly Spirit

Outdoor adventure programme confirmed for inaugural wellbeing, food and music event

A packed programme of outdoor adventures has been confirmed for Porthilly Spirit, taking place in north Cornwall from 24 to 26 May. Porthilly Spirit is an independent festival of wellbeing, feasting, music and adventure, held on a secluded farm at the mouth of the Camel Estuary, close to Rock. The festival has partnered with local outdoor… Read more

27 Mar 2019
MP Sarah Newton with Ocean Housing tenant Neil Davies and his son Luca. Ocean Housing

A collaborative approach helps tenant to get on housing ladder

A new tenant in an Ocean Housing property in Chandler Park, Penryn was delighted to welcome MP for Truro and Falmouth, Sarah Newton and Ocean Housing MD, Frances Turner, to his home, after nearly fifteen years of living in sub-standard accommodation. Mr Davies, age 42 had been living in a privately rented one bedroom flat…. Read more

26 Mar 2019

40 years of ownership celebrated at The Headland

Staff and lifelong friends came together on Thursday 21 March at The Headland to mark the 40th anniversary since John and Carolyn Armstrong first took the keys to the hotel. To mark the occasion, a cake designed and developed by husband and wife team Christine and Phil Jensen of Peboryon, was unveiled. The cake, a… Read more

25 Mar 2019
Athletes taking part in the Crantock Biathlon. Crantock Biathlon

Crantock Biathlon opens for entries

More than 120 competitors are expected to take part in the fourth Crantock Biathlon, to be held on Saturday 15 June 2019. Entries are now open for the event, which will involve a 2km swim to and from Penpol Creek, followed by a 5km run around West Pentire Headland. There will also be a youth biathlon, and an… Read more

20 Mar 2019
Liz Dalley - purchaser of Ocean Housing's 400th shared ownership home Ocean Housing

Cornish housing provider celebrates shared ownership milestone

A leading social housing provider in Cornwall has handed over the keys to the owner of its 400th shared ownership home. Liz Dalley, aged 48, has recently purchased a shared ownership home in Bodmin from St Austell-based Ocean Housing. Liz lives with her daughter Jessica, aged 18, and is delighted to finally be able to… Read more

11 Mar 2019
Ocean Housing

£3.7 million investment to upgrade hard to heat homes

Cornish Units will be first to receive energy efficiency improvements Ocean Housing is to upgrade 124 properties over three years, following a multi-million pound investment to enhance energy efficiency in its social housing portfolio. Improvements will include the renewal of roofs and the addition of external insulation in a number of Cornish Units, typically difficult… Read more

07 Mar 2019
A four poster Billy bed Jon Day

A good night’s sleep for World Sleep Day

The Cornish Bed Company offers top tips for a lifetime of good sleep. March 15th 2019 is World Sleep Day, a day organised by the World Sleep Society with the aim of lessening the burden of sleep problems on society, through better prevention and management of sleep disorders. Supporting the day is The Cornish Bed… Read more

06 Mar 2019

Kids stay for free at The Headland this Easter

Forget the Easter Bunny. This year, kids can get the wow factor in Cornwall with a visit from the Screech Owl Sanctuary, archery, coasteering and endless fun on the beach. This Easter, between 6 and 28 April, children staying at The Headland will enjoy an action-packed itinerary, and accommodation, for free. Overlooking Fistral Beach, The… Read more

05 Mar 2019

New Mother’s Day pamper package at The Headland

The Headland Hotel & Spa has launched a special pamper package for mums, to be given as the perfect Mother’s Day gift, or for her to enjoy with a guest at any time during March or April. The pamper package includes a one night stay for two people in an elegant hotel room, where your mother will… Read more