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    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    Potholes and road maintenance across Cornwall will get a fast-tracked £30 million improvement blitz over three years, Cornwall Council Leader Adam Paynter announced today. Ten million pounds of Highways capital funding will be brought forward to stem the rising maintenance backlog and respond to resident concerns about the state of Cornwall’s roads, bringing the total budget for 2018/19 up to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    Lang Bennetts Chartered Accountants are offering a free personal inheritance tax (IHT) assessment for clients who are concerned about leaving their beneficiaries with a sizable tax bill to pay on their death.   Official government statistics show that total IHT receipts for the 2016\17 tax year stood at £4.8 billion – a 66 per cent increase over the last five years alone.   If a taxable estate ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    Established over 60 years ago, Flann Microwave designs and manufactures a range of high precision satellite communication test equipment. Operating from a purpose-built facility on the outskirts of Bodmin, Flann Microwave has built up an international reputation for quality and innovation. 85% of their sales are overseas, with customers in the USA, Australia, Asia and Europe.Microwave and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    The Strength in Places Fund was referred to in the Industrial Strategy white paper. Now, led by UK Research and Innovation, Strength in Places Fund (SIPF) is a new competitive funding scheme that takes a place-based approach to research and innovation funding, to support significant regional growth.   UKRI has opened a call for expressions of interest. The details are here ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l07hKouDQ8EFollowing our Stand 101 at the Business Fair we had over 60 responents to our question "What would you banish to the basement of Stand 101 ? " . Answers ranged from good old GDPR to being social before 10am and Using too much Jargon. The prize is a half day Falconry course at The Cornish Birds of Prey Centre CIC. To find out who has won just watch the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    Throw a Blooming Great Tea Party this June to support people who are terminally ill.  TV presenter Mel Giedroyc, County Patron Alexandra Bolitho and Marie Curie Nursing Ambassador, Julie Rickeard are calling on people Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to throw a Blooming Great Tea Party this June.  It’s easy to get involved. Pick a date in June then invite your friends, colleagues and family round ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    To: The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company, Over recent months, the debate over helicopter services to the Isles of Scilly has become increasingly bitter. We say it is time for this to stop, before the current situation damages the islands. We are not against the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company, and never have been. The islands need a successful Steamship Company, but that is one focused on its ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Chamber business leaders from across the United Kingdom have today (Tuesday) written to the Prime Minister calling for a renewed focus on tackling the barriers to growth and investment in the United Kingdom - and a radical plan for action.  Gathered today in Manchester, Chamber business leaders are calling on the Prime Minister to balance the importance of securing the best possible deal with the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    In a major boost for businesses and learners in the South West, The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) has secured foundation degree awarding powers.  As the only FE college in the region and one of nine in the entire country, TCCG now has the authority to co-create bespoke higher level courses with key employers efficiently and quickly to the requirements of each business.  TCCG Chief Executive ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Wildlife Friendly Business Award is open for entries    Cornwall Wildlife Trust, in partnership with the Environmental Growth for Business (EG4B) project, is delighted to announce that its popular ‘Wildlife Friendly Business Award’ category will once again feature in the forthcoming Cornwall Tourism Awards 2018.   Serena Pettigrew-Jolly, Business Support Manager for the Trust says, “We would ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Award-winning Cornish food, branded deckchairs, films and shanty song filled London Paddington station this week, as the Falmouth Town Team secured an opportunity to showcase the vibrant town of Falmouth to thousands of rail passengers as part of the annual, UK-wide Community Rail in the City initiative. Working with the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership and Great Western Railway (GWR), ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, May 21, 2018
    Two Cornwall-based rural property specialists are combining their expertise to offer clients a wide range of services.   William Trinick and Andrew Davey have more than fifty years’ experience between them in all aspects of rural property - including estate management, landlord and tenant issues, planning and development, diversification schemes and coordinating property-based projects. Both ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, May 21, 2018
    The Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards is well established as one of the leading training awards in the South West. Now in its fourth year, hosts Truro and Penwith College are again on the hunt for both Apprentices and Employers that are demonstrating outstanding achievement and commitment to Apprenticeships, and this week opened nominations via their website www.truro-penwith.ac.uk/CAA. Any learner ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Monday, May 21, 2018
    The lucky winner of a prize draw held by Sapience HR at this year’s Cornwall Business Fair has been drawn by Sapience HR’s very own Managing Director, Sue Hook. The fabulous prize of an locally sourced organic bottle of Jynerva Gin has been won by Michael Goddard of M-Store Self Storage . Sue Hook, MD of Sapience HR said “We had a fabulous day at the Business Fair and we were delighted that our ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, May 18, 2018
    In preparation for the introduction of GDPR later this month, St Austell Printing Company have launched a free new service to enable clients to securely transfer their files. The system has been put in place to allow databases to be securely transferred for campaigns facilitated by SAPC’s in-house mailing department. It can also be used for clients who wish to securely send artwork featuring ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Following its involvement with “100:The Day Our World Changed” in 2014, St Austell Printing Company will once again demonstrate its investment and commitment to the St Austell area by being a key partner in this year’s production, “100:UnEarth”.  St Austell Printing Company’s contribution of high quality printed promotional materials will not only spread the word about this July’s performances, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    The First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, the most senior Officer in the Royal Navy visited the China Fleet Country Club in Saltash earlier this month as part of a visit to the Westcountry. The Sea Lord (accompanied by the Warrant of the Naval Service, WO1 Nick Sharland) was welcomed by the Chairman of the China Fleet Trust, Admiral Mike Wood CBE, DL, JP and its CEO, Alex Sharpe ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Commenting on the labour market figures for May 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “With unemployment declining and employment levels continuing to rise, the latest data confirms that the labour market remains a bright spot for the UK economy. However, while the latest figures are likely to reinforce the MPC’s ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Working in recruitment isn’t always easy. But we think it’s really worthwhile. Particularly when you work with great people, like we do! We’ve been thrilled to receive some feedback in emails from candidates that we’ve worked with in the last few months, which we think reflect what we’re trying to achieve at Watson Evans.  Of course, we want to share these with you. In their own words:I wanted ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    The Budock Vean Hotel and Golf Club is celebrating National Golf Month by offering “play a round for £10” taster sessions on its hidden gem of a course on the banks of the Helford River.Budding players or seasoned golfers who have not yet discovered the delights and challenges of this 9 hole/18 tee course, designed in 1922, have a treat in store at a knock-down price.“This is our contribution to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Celebrating Entrepreneurs of the Future   Falmouth Business School is giving up and coming entrepreneurs a chance to showcase their work and network with the current business community next week.   The entrepreneurs are soon to be graduates of the Business School’s undergraduate Business Entrepreneurship programme and the postgraduate Launchpad programme, through which they have been ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Miller Commercial have recently been instructed to offer an historic group of buildings known locally as Whites Old Workshops. The property has been in the same ownership since 1947 when the White family took it over and turned what was formerly a mix of dwelling houses, fish cellars and net lofts into a number of workshops and staff accommodation units. The workshops were used by a variety of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    Strongbow Exploration Inc. has announced its intention to float on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.South West law firm Stephens Scown LLP has advised on the legal requirements of the planned admission to AIM, which is expected to be effective in June.  Sally Norcross Webb, a consultant in the mining and minerals team at Stephens Scown has been advising Strongbow for several years. She ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    Miller Commercial are delighted to announce that Chartered Surveyor Jeremy Johnson has joined their Commercial Agency team. Jeremy brings to Miller Commercial over 30 years of professional experience in various parts of the commercial property sector including development, acquisition and disposal, property management and agency. Jeremy commented: ‘I am extremely pleased to have joined Miller ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    SAINT PIRAN RETURN HOME FROM NORTHERN IRELAND HAVING BEEN CROWNED VICTORS OF THE PRESTIGIOUS TOUR OF ULSTER Saint Piran, the county’s  first elite cycling team, left Cornwall on Thursday last week to compete in Northern Ireland’s toughest and most prestigious stage race, The Tour of Ulster, attracting teams from across Europe. This would be the their first race overseas, and it’s fair to say ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    Furniture design company Samuel F Walsh has just successfully completed its biggest commission to date.   Led by expert craftsman Sam Walsh, the team have transformed the kitchen, utility room, boot room, bedroom and study in historic Kiln Quay House, Flushing.  Famous for having been dismantled and moved from its former location in Sussex, the Grade II listed Tudor-style home was re-built where ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    'Attracting and Retaining Customers' is a free podcast that provides tips and ideas to help businesses of all sizes attract and win new customers as well as retain and grow existing customers - specialist topics featured include how to spot and seize sales opportunities, how to deliver awesome presentations and sales pitches and how to make the most of your marketing activity and investment.   If ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    LumiraDx, a global digital health business, has expanded their UK Care Solutions division into new offices at Tolvaddon Business Park in Redruth, representing the largest office letting in Cornwall in the last twelve months. LumiraDx has agreed terms to occupy 9,697 sq ft over two neighbouring buildings, 1 North Crofty and 1 South Crofty, to take account of their growing team of clinical and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Monday, May 14, 2018
    Do you have software engineering, digital creative or business skills? Do you want to be a part of a tech start-up with the opportunity to become a founding director? The Launchpad Programme provides a £16k tax-free sum and a no-fees Masters (Entrepreneurship) to support and equip you on your start-up journey. You don’t need a ‘good idea’ (we source this for you from an industry partner) or a team ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Chamber, Education
    Monday, May 14, 2018
    Writing a CV is not always an easy thing to do and I often get for my advice on how to write one. The first thing I always say is that while I will gladly offer my opinion when asked, that is all it is. The CV is theirs. It is a personal document and should reflect this. There is no right or wrong here, you could ask 10 different recruitment consultants or HR Managers this question and end up with ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Friday, May 11, 2018
    A Looe firm has won the Business Development Award in the X-Press Legal Services Franchise Awards for the second year running. James and Liz Ferguson of X-Press Legal Services (Cornwall & Devon) received the award at the X-Press Legal Services Gala Dinner in recognition of the fast and dynamic growth of their business. Director James Ferguson believes that exceptional customer service and the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, May 11, 2018
    A South West consortium has launched a low cost dynamic positioning (DP) barge aimed at the marine energy market.  The £3m+ project was 50% funded by Innovate UK, the UK body responsible for stimulating and supporting business-led innovation, and was led by Bristol-based ITPEnergised. It combined the expertise of Falmouth-based marine construction contractor and vessel owner Keynvor Morlift Ltd ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    Cornwall Air Ambulance has launched a £2.5m New Heli Appeal and revealed the model of next generation helicopter chosen to save lives from the skies above Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly for the next 20 years.  Following more than a year of research, the lifesaving charity can reveal it has selected the medically advanced Augusta Westland 169 (AW169) helicopter to become Cornwall’s new air ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    Most people love a wedding and a Royal one is especially exciting. That’s why the Royal Duchy Hotel in Falmouth is offering an opportunity to celebrate in style.   On Saturday 19 May, resident and non-resident guests are being invited to enjoy a tea party fit for a Queen, whilst watching Prince Harry marry Meghan Markle on a big screen TV. In addition to champagne on arrival, sumptuous finger ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    A family-run Cornish company is vying for the Royal seal of approval after manufacturing a special souvenir to commemorate the upcoming royal wedding.  Working with games manufacturer Winning Moves, a collectable “Royal Wedding” edition of the popular card game Top Trumps has been designed by Winning Moves and manufactured by the St Austell Printing Company (SAPC) team at their purpose-built ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release, Economic
    Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    The Enterprise Adviser Network Team worked with local companies to produce a 2 minute feature of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly digital sector, to be part of a live broadcast, called The WOW Show. If you didn’t get a chance to watch the live show, you can see the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Digital Snippet here  or watch the full show on demand  The WOW Show is being shown to 27 schools ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    An exciting Aerohub Business Park expansion worth £7.5 million has formally begun in Newquay .   Representatives from the project’s partnership gathered at the site to the south of Cornwall Airport Newquay to celebrate the occasion by “breaking the ground” on the construction phase of the project. The up and coming development aims to generate high wage and high skilled local employment, adding ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    With the deadline fast approaching for enforcement of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), businesses across Cornwall were quick to book on a free seminar organised by Lang Bennetts Chartered Accountants and delivered by compliance experts, Roche-based Gydeline Ltd. So quick in fact that the original session at The Alverton Hotel in Truro was almost immediately booked to capacity and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    Reacting to comments made by Business Secretary Greg Clark MP and other political interviewees on the Andrew Marr programme regarding future customs arrangements, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “Whatever the final customs deal, the UK government must ensure that trading businesses face only one set of changes, not two, as they move goods across ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    Jane Lane couldn’t be happier with her new role as business manager at Orbiss. After 12 years running her own accountancy practice, she is now employed by the Truro-based telecommunications and IT company.   Orbiss directors Karen Patterson and Karen McGowan are equally delighted that Jane has joined them, having both worked with her twenty years ago.   “My job is to help them with the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    The Headland hotel in Newquay is thrilled to have been chosen to host this year’s Cornish National Waiter’s Day.  The event, which is the brainchild of ‘First Dates’ Fred Sirieix, and led by The Springboard Charity, aims to both highlight careers in the front of house industry and to raise funds towards Springboard’s Food and Beverage (FAB) programme.   National Waiters’ Day was designed to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, May 07, 2018
    A 20-year-old violinist from South Korea has dedicated nine months to developing her English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills to pursue her love for music and dream of becoming a famous musician. Jinju Lee has already received a conditional offer from Middlesex University which relies on how well she prepares throughout her English Speakers for Other Languages (ESOL) course at ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, May 04, 2018
    Councillor Mike Eathorne-Gibbons, Cornwall Council’s Portfolio Holder for Customers, has cut the ribbon to officially open St Austell Leisure Centre’s new facilities. In a short speech to assembled guests, he said they were a ‘tremendous improvement in a very short time’.   GLL, the charitable social enterprise that took on the management of all Cornwall’s leisure centres from 1 April 2017, has ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, May 04, 2018
    Children at Nanpean Community Primary School and Nanpean Nippers Nursery will be smiling with even greater confidence thanks to St Dennis & Nanpean Community Trust‘s decision to invest in a local oral health programme. The Trust have pledged £2,000 to Brighter Smiles – Cornwall’s Oral Health Campaign – which will see over 200 children receive oral health tips and education over the next 12 ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, May 04, 2018
    30 Under 30 Winner Starts Innovative Campaign One of the entrepreneurs on our 30 Under 30 list, published earlier this year, has set up The White T-shirt Campaign to help students and young people to start talking about their well-being. The mental health campaign involves women sharing their stories about their own mental health in an attempt to empower them. Through pictures and blog posts the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, May 04, 2018
    The ladies at Lang Bennetts Chartered Accountants are limbering up in preparation for Falmouth’s 5k Race for Life on Sunday 13 May.   It isn’t the first time that members of the team have taken part to raise funds for Cancer Research UK but this time, with one of their colleagues currently undergoing treatment for the disease, their motivation is even stronger.   “Some of the girls are going ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, May 03, 2018
    We are pleased to announce the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 are open for entries until 25th May.  The National Apprenticeship Awards, now in their fifteenth year, showcase the diverse range of sectors engaged with apprenticeships and celebrate outstanding apprentices, employers and those individuals who go above and beyond to champion apprenticeships. Categories: The award categories that ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, May 03, 2018
     ‘New Frontiers’ plan sets the tone for post-Brexit Cornwall Greater local control in a post-Brexit Britain should gain increasing importance according to a new devolution plan for Cornwall. As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Leadership Board 1 has created the New Frontiers plan to support a local economy that works for everyone by building global ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Thursday, May 03, 2018
    A new mail and parcels collection service – Cornwall Collects –  is now offering Cornish businesses the opportunity to benefit for the first time from the same service enjoyed by businesses in other less remote areas of the country.   Cornwall’s largest printing & communication solutions company, Imprimus, has joined forces with Whistl, the second largest postal operator in the UK, to create ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, May 03, 2018
    As Partner in one of Cornwall’s leading law firms Anne Upfold has ploughed her expertise in the legal side of country pursuits into strengthening and diversifying the Commercial Department of Falmouth-based Hine Downing.Her horses, dogs and farm will be the beneficiaries of her retirement - along with husband John - after almost three decades working first with CV Downing & Co which merged with ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article, Community
    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    Caroline Robinson and her award-winning team from Cornwall-based Clear Mapping Co have just had the opportunity to showcase their illustrative ability at the very highest level after being commissioned to create a special edition poster map for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Featuring some of London’s most iconic landmarks, including Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle, the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    Cornish manufacturer DM Orthotics has recently recruited a new UK sales manager to help the Redruth-based company focus on winning new business.   Kate Groenewald, previous UK sales manager for Amoena, the world's leading breast care brand, will build relationships with new and existing customers alongside Carey Larken, DM Orthotics’ national accounts representative. Kate has worked as a care ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Tuesday, May 01, 2018
    The Cornwall Manufacturers Group (CMG), alongside employees from Barclays, has presented a cheque for £2000 to the Cornish charity Penhaligon’s Friends, after a successful fundraising night at the manufacturers group awards.The glittering night had manufacturers across the county digging deep into their pockets to donate to the bereavement charity. Penhaligon’s Friends support bereaved children, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Tuesday, May 01, 2018
    Penryn Campus Autumn Career Fairs Bookings - now open!Bookings are now open for the 2018/19 Career fairs at the University of Exeter, Penryn Campus. There are 4 themed fairs which provide a central event to promote your company and opportunities to University of Exeter students on the Penryn Campus. The exhibition charges (ranging from Free-£79+VAT) includes your exhibition space, promotional ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Monday, April 30, 2018
    Water retailer Pennon Water Services has been named as a finalist in the prestigious Utility Week Stars Awards. The firm, which trades regionally as South West Water Business, has been shortlisted in the Culture Change Champion category, which recognises high standards of innovation and customer service across the utility sector. Since 2017, Pennon Water Services has provided water and waste ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Monday, April 30, 2018
    The 14th - 20th of May will be the Mental Health Foundations, Mental Health Awareness week, where the focus this year will be on stress. How is stress impacting our lives and what can we do to tackle it?Stress related illness is now  one of the leading contributors to absence from work costing UK business billions of pounds in lost revenue and costing employees their health. In support of Mental ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest, Community
    Sunday, April 29, 2018
    He’s beaten top chefs around the country in competition several times and just a few of the titles under his culinary belt include Norwegian Seafood Chef of the Year in 2007 and being declared petits fours world champion in a hotly contested international competition in 2009.   Dave Waplington’s credentials are outstanding and, having just returned to the newly refurbished Princess Pavilion in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Thursday, April 26, 2018
    A 15 per cent discount is being offered to local people booking accommodation on the Penryn campus during the peak season period from 13 July until the end of August.   Operated by Cornwall Plus, Glasney Rooms and Glasney Flats are occupied by students throughout the rest of the year. When they leave in early July, the properties are made ready for guests wanting somewhere affordable to stay ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    Ignition, the leading UK provider of vehicle and SME asset finance based in Truro, has today announced the appointment of Paul Caunter as new managing director. Paul, who has been with Ignition for more than nine years, was appointed as the new managing director this week. He takes over the position from Alan Tutte who founded the company in 2004. Alan remains committed to the continued success ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    St Austell based housing provider Ocean Housing celebrated the completion of 24 homes at Coburg Terrace and Wheal Concord Way, Blackwater on Tuesday 24th April. The scheme, built by and developed in partnership with its sister company Gilbert & Goode who are both members of the Ocean Housing Group, provides 12 affordable rent and 4 shared ownership homes for local people, as well as 8 open market ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    Together with their new partners Healey’s Cyder Farm, Saint Pira Pro Cycling Ltd are organising a weekend of cycling festivities that will take place on the 8th and 9th of September at Healey’s Cyder Farm. This event will cater for experienced cyclists as well as novices; there will be plenty of entertainment provided for the whole family, with kids ‘races’ on Sunday under the supervision of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    On Saturday 19th May, The Headland in Newquay will be inviting guests to watch the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in style.     Arriving on the red carpet, those attending will be invited into the ballroom to watch the ceremony on a large screen before enjoying a glass of bubbly to toast the happy couple. A celebratory afternoon tea will then be served in the restaurant whilst guests ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    Oh dear – more bad news for Facebook. The beleaguered behemoth of social media let slip – by way of a blogpost from their chief technology officer – that Cambridge Analytica may have improperly shared an additional 37 million user’s data – significantly up from the 50 million noted in earlier reports. Ouch! This will undoubtedly add to the concern that many users – both individuals and businesses ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    It’s all go on a programme of works for two families in Ocean Housing homes, as the scaffolding goes up in Foxhole and St Stephens. After installing new heating systems in over 2,000 of their homes over the last 18 years, they are now looking at how they can go one step further with their traditional ‘Cornish unit’ built properties. Always looking at ways of improving the energy efficiency of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Political
    Thursday, March 29, 2018
    The Council of Cornwall Chamber of Commerce invites you to take part in our very brief survey on skills. We are looking to obtain some insight as to the skills shortage in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Your input will be vital at establishing how the Chamber can campaign for change and can support businesses in this area.  Complete survey The survey should take no more than 5 minutes to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    A St Austell-based company has installed a new webcam overlooking the bay in a bid to help promote the town around the world. St Austell Conference Centre, which is part of St Austell Printing Company has installed the webcam at their purpose-built premises at Carclaze. The camera provides a 24-hour HD live stream taking in the town and views across St Austell Bay. Beth Mayman, Operations ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    Ian Thomas, a senior associate and specialist in property litigation at Stephens Scown LLP, has been awarded Fellowship status of the Agricultural Law Association. He is one of only sixteen lawyers across the UK to gain Fellowship status this year.  The ALA promotes the understanding of agricultural law and gaining Fellowship status is its highest qualification.  The course covered all of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 13, 2018
    Perhaps more than ever – given recent political events – businesses in the UK are considering how they’ll continue to, or begin trade with other nations. For most companies of any scale & vision, having local language-specific sales & marketing brochures, information and tools has long been a given – whether or not they have offices, local representatives or subsidiaries “overseas”. But does ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Political, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 12, 2018
    To keep up with increased workload St Austell Printing Company have kick-started a £1 million investment programme with a brand new state-of-the-art press which offers increased efficiency, capacity and a range of new product options. The family-run company has unveiled a Ryobi Mitsubishi (RGMT) Series SRA1 offset press, becoming the first printing company in the south west to embrace brand new ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    A Somerset woman has been awarded over £1 million in damages following a High Court case about the inheritance of a family farm.Lucy Habberfield, who was advised by the inheritance and trust disputes team at Stephens Scown LLP, received the substantial damages in recognition of the work that she had carried out at the family farm over a period of 30 years.  The case related to Woodrow Farm near ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    Stephens Scown LLP has been included in the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Companies list for the fourth consecutive year.  At a glittering awards ceremony in London on 22 February 2018 Stephens Scown was ranked at number 33 in the list of 100 best medium sized companies to work for in the UK.  Fifteen people from a range of roles across the firm’s three offices went to the awards ceremony to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, February 26, 2018
    St Austell Printing Company (SAPC) is developing their next generation of printing experts with the appointment of two apprentices to their team.  Lucy Everett (18) and James Richards (17) have joined SAPC through an apprenticeship scheme facilitated by the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF).  Lucy has joined as an apprentice print operator and James as an apprentice bindery ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    St Austell Printing Company (SAPC) have celebrated reaching a major milestone – with the millionth pack of ‘Top Trumps’ to be printed in Cornwall rolling off the production line. Last year SAPC were awarded the contract by Winning Moves to print the iconic card game at their purpose-built factory on the outskirts of St Austell. This led to a major £500,000 investment in a specialist Rollem ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Thursday, February 08, 2018
    The development of the South Crofty tin mine near Camborne has reached another significant milestone with the closing of a previously announced $7.17 million financing deal between Strongbow Exploration Inc. and its largest shareholder.Leading South West law firm Stephens Scown LLP acted as the UK legal counsel for Canadian firm Strongbow, negotiating and handling all UK security and deal ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 06, 2018
    Multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, Hydrock, is delighted to announce the expansion of its office in Camborne to include specialists leading on building services design and geo-environmental engineering. Tom Shilton has relocated from Hydrock’s office in Bristol to lead the company’s building performance engineering offering. Tom was one of the first recruits into Hydrock’s national ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    As IT providers in Cornwall, we've worked with many companies whose business model is somehow related to the mining industries and heritage of the region. We were delighted then, when Datson Consulting, a well respected civil, structural and mining engineering consultancy practice approached our stand at last year’s “Celebration of Cornish Mining” at Heartlands – part of the Cornwall and West ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    A leading intellectual property lawyer has warned that EU trade mark and design owners – of which there are many in the South West – must act now to ensure that their intellectual property is protected once the UK leaves the EU. The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has issued a notice to holders of EU trade marks, stating that unless there is an agreement to the contrary, after ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, August 07, 2017
    At St Austell Printing Company, we’re passionate about helping as many people as possible to embrace the power of print. That’s why we’ve now made it even easier to find out the information you need. We’re always looking for ways to make it easier to get in contact with our friendly print experts – and we know that life can sometimes feel very busy. That’s why we’ve launched a brand new Live ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    Cornwall Chamber of Commerce members IU Energy have been named as ‘Regional Consultancy of the Year’ at a major awards ceremony in London.   The company were singled out by a prestigious judging panel at the TELCA Awards 2017 – Energy Live News’ annual celebration of excellence in energy consultancy.   The panel, which included senior energy public and private sector experts, paid tribute to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    Award winning Cornish brewery, Sharp’s are the headline sponsor for a new production from internationally renowned theatre company, WildWorks this July.‘Wolf’s Child’ will run at the historic Trelowarren Estate, near Helston from 11th – 30th July; the show is the first WildWorks performance to be held in Cornwall for 10 years.The promenade production takes the audience on a magical adventure ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    Cornwall Chamber of Commerce launched its Business Plan at this year’s Cornwall Business Fair on Wednesday 17th May 2017.  Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, was keynote speaker at the launch and praised the document which explains how business in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly can rise to meet the challenges of these uncertain times. The evidence for the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
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