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Health Works for Cornwall offer a lifeline to unemployed adults suffering with their health

Recovering from the impact of a long-term abusive relationship which had damaged her self-confidence and affected her mental health, Paula* was struggling to find friends and support her two children when she was referred to the Health Works for Cornwall programme.

Tailored support for business growth

Businesses across Cornwall are being urged to take advantage of a support project that offers 12 hours of free expert consultancy to help them to improve their productivity and grow their business.

Helping Hand from Game Changer Creates new Opportunities for Young People

Time at school or college can be very challenging, if you add the stress of getting poor GSCE results at the end of it, this can leave many young people feeling disheartened and excluded, creating additional barriers to finding a job and starting a career.

Broadband and Business grants are now available!

Since 2011, Superfast Cornwall programmes have a strong track record of delivering broadband projects across Cornwall.

Future proof your business thanks to the Skills Hub

After 25 years working in the plumbing and heating industry, Will and Helen started WJ New Plumbing in 2020. Following two decades working under somebody else...

Still Time to Join This Year’s Science Adventure

This weekend, Coppice Theatre will be performing its brand-new science show, The Power Pickle, at St Day Old Church, near Redruth. Primary aged children are invited to join Professor McGuffin and her intrepid scientists...

Wordsmith Gabriel makes top three in writing contest

Talented Truro School pupil Gabriel Orchard is celebrating winning one of the top three places in a national writing competition. Two months after winning first prize in the district heats...

‘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...

Students on show with the greats

Art students from a local college have hung their work alongside Cornwall’s most treasured collections at the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro’s River Street. The Cornwall College Summer Show exhibition...

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.

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