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Our Man in America

The G7 Leaders’ Summit starts Friday in Cornwall, and will snarl traffic and create local logistical challenges. Devon and Cornwall Police and local volunteers will work extra hours, and do a superb job.

Funding helps innovative marine business to grow

Naval architect Bob Colclough has a passion for marine renewable energy and has spent his career exploring the use of new technologies to help create a better and more sustainable future. 18 months ago he set up his own company – Morek Engineering...

Huff and puff encouraged as junior park run returns

Bodmin’s park runs for youngsters will return this weekend, after the outbreak of the pandemic put paid to any meet-ups. Organisers have confirmed that a restart park run will be held this Sunday, May 30.

Cadets returning to action after halting for pandemic

After a long and difficult period of lockdown and confinement, Bodmin Army Cadets are beginning to return to their detachments, full of enthusiasm for an exciting year ahead. Cadets from the town have been training...

Local mental health charity helps unemployed

Mental Health Awareness Week, the national campaign which took place earlier this month, was a good reminder of the importance of good mental health for all. Feelings of stress, anxiety and depression can have a debilitating impact on people’s lives...

Joy as Bodmin businesses throw open doors again

Attractions, pubs and restaurants in Bodmin have thrown their doors open again to welcome customers inside. Bodmin Keep has welcomed visitors back to take in its 12,000-strong collection of memorabilia...

Re-elected mayor pledges ‘a programme for change’

The re-elected Mayor of Bodmin has thanked the local community for its support following the recent town council elections. Jeremy Cooper was elected to the Bodmin St Lawrence ward...

Signposting services provide free support to Cornish businesses and residents

Three signposting hubs are providing key information and guidance to businesses and individuals, ensuring they are able to access the fully funded support available across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Pop duo shrugs off covid woe to pen song for birds

A pop duo has written a new song – telling birds all about the chaos the last year has been. Elephants and Castles, comprised of Robin Spencer and Chris Anderson...

Gill is raising awareness over rare tissue condition

A Bodmin woman who says she would be confined to bed without the help of a suit and socks is keen for more people to understand the condition she lives with.

Digital Skills Support available for SMES across Cornwall

Did you know DPN Training help small and medium businesses in Cornwall with their online sales and marketing? Find out more about the funded courses they offer...

Filming underway at castle as Cornwall gets starstruck

Rumours that a Game of Thrones prequel is being filmed at Lostwithiel’s Restormel Castle are understood to be wide of the mark.

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