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‘Sample local fishy dishes’ is the message from chefs

Cornish chef, food photographer and author James Strawbridge has joined fellow West Country sustainable seafood champion Mitch Tonks in urging British holiday-makers to try out the local seafood...

Funds help towns to safely recover and roll out the welcome mat

Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, the stop-start nature of the various lockdown restrictions has placed exceptional pressure on Cornwall’s towns and high streets. Their success is critical...

Support from the People Hub is helping people find work and training

When Sarah was made redundant at the end of last year she was at a loss to know what to do next. Step forward the People Hub who referred Sarah to the right organisation to help her to update her CV and build her confidence...

KINDNESS RESTORES OUR FAITH - Grieving family moved by reaction after vandalism

The grieving family of a well known couple whose memorial trees were destroyed in a vandal attack have had their faith in humanity restored thanks to the community’s heartfelt response....

Explore the shore and more for this year’s marine week

There’s much more to our coasts than spectacular views. During National Marine Week (July 24 to August 1), the Wildlife Trusts will be showcasing the nation’s shores and coastal waters. This is particularly important in Cornwall...

Sleep expert shares tips to help you sleep during a heatwave

The current heatwave, which has led the Met Office to issue one of its new-style extreme heat weather warnings for the first time for parts of the UK is leading to many people struggling to get a good night’s sleep.

Fun is just a stone's throw away

They say that pebble-hunting is what geologists do on holiday, and Clive Mitchell’s first experience of geology was over 50 years ago, picking up pebbles on the beaches of Cornwall and Devon...

Search for keys to unlock home crisis

The councillor in charge of housing in Cornwall has vowed to look after Cornish people first as he draws up a plan of action to tackle the county’s current property crisis.

Company launches bid to save beloved spaces

Cornwall-based fundraising platform Crowdfunder has teamed up with Cornwall Council to encourage locals and visitors alike to help save the spaces they love, so they can be loved forever. The Love Where You Are campaign...

Covid-19 Business Survival Guide to help with rule changes

Cornish companies are being invited to attend a ‘Covid-19 Business Survival Guide’ webinar to help them navigate the pandemic after the rules change.

BORDER BATTLE - ‘Hands off Clay Country’, warn campaigners in electoral dispute

A battle is under way to stop communities in Clay Country from being “torn apart” under plans to shake up England’s electoral map.

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