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Help wanted – Bridgerule

A lady from Bridgerule has been in touch saying she needs someone for general help especially with computer basics/printing tuition, household tasks (not housework) maybe gardening. A good all rounder … She adds: I also need some fencing and gate fixing. I feel sure there must be people locally for […]

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Smart Matching. A new way to get back into work …

SmartMatching Ltd, based in Newquay has launched a new project to match Smart Working job seekers across Cornwall with roles that suit their working patterns, aptitude, preferences and lifestyle. Candidates will register through an online Skills Portal and then be matched with potential opportunities from employers across the UK, working […]

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2 Minute Foundation offers opportunity

This is from Martin Dorey: It’s Martin here, founder of the #2minutebeachclean and now the CEO of the 2 Minute Foundation. I have been absolutely sickened by the mess our government have made of your A levels this year. I can’t believe how many of you have been downgraded and […]

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Moving may bring more pay but staying greater wellbeing

One of the issues often discussed in the SW is the shortage of real opportunities for young people, meaning many of our young people move away to forge careers. Suggestions are, however, that the pandemic may forge new ways of working … Well, the Government has issued a report which […]

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Plumber/heating engineer wanted

R F Heating Ltd have a vacancy: We are currently looking for a fully qualified self-employed Plumbing & Heating Engineer with own transport & tools to join our busy team based in Bude but also work in all surrounding areas. Must be reliable, motivated, can work alone or part of […]

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Chancellor urges people to support their local ‘high street’

The Chancellor urged the nation to get behind their high streets today (20 June) as he met business owners who are opening their doors for the first time in more than two months. Chancellor Rishi Sunak said getting the public back out shopping safely would be crucial in kick-starting the […]

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No Saturday letters delivered until June 13th

Royal Mail is no longer delivering letters on Saturdays during the pandemic, as the postal service is under pressure from staff absences due to illness. Sure we all appreciate the great service that we are getting from our postal workers – in many cases, they are a lifeline. It was […]

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National Living Wage rises today

The National Living Wage (NLW) increases today 1 April to £8.72, giving a pay rise to thousands of workers at the frontline of the UK’s response to Covid-19. This rise follows recommendations made to the Government by the Low Pay Commission (LPC) in the autumn. It means the rate reaches […]

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Thousands of small businesses to benefit from government payouts

Thousands of high street firms are beginning to receive £25,000 cash grants and will be exempt from business rates from today (Wednesday 1st April 2020) – as they begin to benefit from a £22 billion package. As part of a raft of unprecedented measures announced by the Chancellor to support […]

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Scott Mann comments on visits to Cornwall

Like Scott Mann, we all await decisive words from the Government on holiday visits to Cornwall (and anywhere else). We will keep you updated, for there has been some confusion emanating from the tourist board website, which obviously impacts travellers and the tourism/hospitality industries. After 10 years of austerity, it […]

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Casual job opportunities at Bude Castle

Bude-Stratton Town Council is looking to recruit casual Café Assistants to join its busy team working in The Castle, Bude. As part of the team, you will be customer-focused and be able to work in a varied and busy environment. • To serve customers, handle cash and card transactions, serve food […]

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New teacher training to pilot in the south-west

Aspiring teachers will benefit from a simpler application process to get into teaching following the launch of a brand-new service, piloting in the south-west. Designed to better meet the needs of potential trainees applying for teacher training, it will ensure universities and schools can make the best decisions on matching […]

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Should on-call firefighters take on social care?

  A new job combining the skills of an on-call firefighter with a social care role could be developed in Cornwall, with the aim of reducing loneliness and social isolation in our communities and better supporting people who self-neglect. A laudable aim but are the two roles compatible? Will it […]

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Numbers of NEETs rise – highest number since 2016

It’s a term I dislike but one which the government has used for some time. The number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) has risen. There were 800,000 young people (aged 16 to 24 years) in the UK who were not in education, employment or training […]

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Easy to use technology helps local contractors work with national developers

This was submitted and may be useful to local businesses so here it is … McCarthy and Stone are calling for construction firms in the area to join its supply chain, opening up the prospect of future work with the UK’s leading developer and manager of retirement communities to new […]

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