News Archive

By Ollie Young

12th May 2021

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...

By Ollie Young

12th May 2021

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.

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11th May 2021

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...

By Ollie Young

5th May 2021

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.

By Ollie Young

5th May 2021

Roy’s rock discovery is well and truly out of this world

He said: “If it is what I think it is, a meteorite, I wanted the local paper to be the first place to have it before it goes national.”

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4th May 2021

BIG Productivity supports RAM Gasket Solutions

From enabling a charitable enterprise to develop their offer to an engineering technology company looking to purchase new machinery, the BIG Productivity programme is helping boost the productivity, growth and sustainability of a wide range of businesses across Cornwall.

By Ollie Young

28th April 2021

Veterans get out and about to make most of new group

A new walking group got off to a successful start at the weekend as veterans from across the Bodmin area met up for a stroll. The Bodmin Veterans Walking Group is a new collaborative project...

By Ollie Young

28th April 2021

Environment Agency called in as smells plague town

The Environment Agency has confirmed to the Voice that it is investigating several reports of foul smells in the Bodmin area. Residents across the town had noticed the presence of an odour...

By Ollie Young

21st April 2021

Coast to coast marathon is ultra-tough for firefighters

A member of the trio of Bodmin firefighters set to take on an ultra-marathon challenge has discussed the benefits of the charity for which they are raising money.
In July, James Brown, Alex Cole and Matt Jones will attempt to complete the SW Coast 2 Coast Challenge...

By Ollie Young

21st April 2021

The team behind Duchy’s vaccine booking system

A Bodmin-based software company has played its part in combatting the coronavirus pandemic by developing a bespoke software service for the mass booking of covid-19 vaccinations.

By Ollie Young

14th April 2021

The Duke and du Maurier - Philip sent platonic letters

Following the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, letters from the royal to legendary author Daphne du Maurier will remain on display at the Jamaica Inn.

By Ollie Young

14th April 2021

Stand-up teenager Sam is recognised for good deeds

A Bodmin youngster received a timely birthday present as the town turned out to honour his efforts during the pandemic. Sam Lakey was nominated for Semble’s competition that recognised ‘good deeds’ before scooping the award on his 16th birthday.