Fare Share provides crucial aid to families in Cornwall and Devon

From FareShare: FareShare South West forms part of the UK’s largest food charity, FareShare, one of a network of 21 similar centres located across the country. It is a community of independent franchised charities, all fighting the same issues: food waste and hunger. Over 270,000 tonnes of perfectly edible surplus food […]

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Police urge people to protect and respect Cornwall and Devon

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Visitors and local residents alike are reminded to take their rubbish home with them and respect social distancing rules in an effort to protect Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly for everyone. During the summer months some of the area’s beauty spots and beaches […]

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Our sponsors are becoming inventive to meet the Covid challenge

Lots of businesses have had to revisit how they operate in our Covid world. Bellini’s, for example, is too small for effective social distancing as a cafe, so has focused on its deli activities, and very successfully, too, providing lots of delicious Cornish produce for you to try and enjoy. […]

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RNLI tells us more about the Rusey Beach rescue

On Saturday 1st August the shout went out for Bude volunteer lifeboat crew to assist a casualty with an injured shoulder. It was a multi-agency response with Bude Coastguard Rescue Team, South West Ambulance Service and the Coastguard helicopter, Rescue 924 also in attendance. You can see the video here. […]

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Penstowe Manor to reopen the bar

Penstowe Manor at Kilkhampton has struggled like every other part of the industry during lockdown.  With glitches and delays for business support grants and loans, while also having to furlough staff, owner Simon Carey was not feeling too optimistic a little earlier this year. However, he’s held on and plugged […]

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Buy this cottage and get a free Sunday lunch for 10 years

We’ve all been told that: “There is no such thing as a free lunch’’ but that’s just what Falcon Hotel owner Rupert  Brendon is offering the buyer of his luxury waterside Captain’s Cottage;  a free lunch every Sunday for ten years.  It’s not exactly free, as the cottage is listed […]

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