New Falmouth pet store chooses Helston cat charity as partner

Falmouth Packet:

12:57pm Thursday 4th September 2014

The recently-opened Pets at Home store in Falmouth is hoping to make a difference to the lives of many local cats after Cats Protection’s Falmouth, Helston and District Branch was chosen as its charity partner.

Chance to invest in earth friendly tools

Falmouth Packet:

12:53pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Businesses in the Westcountry are likely to be among those gaining the most from opportunities to invest in a wider range of green technology qualifying for 100% tax breaks.

Falmouth sailing job brings teen out of her shell

Falmouth Packet:

12:41pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A once shy Cornish school pupil got a dream summer job at a watersports centre after her life was “transformed” by a confidence-boosting sailing adventure.

'Pummelled' yacht good as new after Falmouth boatyard fix

Falmouth Packet:

12:32pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Damage to a yacht sustained during the spring storms and described as “looking like a graffiti artist with a knife had run free” has been painstakingly repaired by a Flushing boatyard.

Penryn tech company brings personal touch to online shopping

Falmouth Packet: Plans are being drawn up for a Shildon mobile phone app

2:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Local tech companies have joined forces to launch SMS messaging software to help online stores across the UK reach and engage with their customers.

Chef prepares local treats for Falmouth holiday retreat

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Falmouth chef Sue Fergus is using her talents in the kitchen to add a unique dimension to her new venture which takes her into the world of holiday letting.

Cornwall leads way in green mining

Falmouth Packet:

12:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Cornwall could lead the way in developing green techniques to help European mining companies extract more scarce and valuable metals and significantly reduce their environmental impact.

Falmouth's Core Gym to reopen with new specialist services for disabled

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth's Core Fitness is on the move

10:00am Tuesday 20th May 2014

The Core Fitness and Wellbeing Centre in Falmouth is undergoing a transformation which will culminate in July with the unveiling of its new ground floor inclusive facility, The Venue which will boast full disabled access and facilities including the Health Café and sensory space.

Rebel Brewery beer goes Dutch on fair trade travels

Falmouth Packet: Rebel Brewery beer goes Dutch on fair trade travels

3:30pm Monday 19th May 2014

The world’s only Trans-Atlantic sail cargo vessel, the Tres Hombres, arrived in Amsterdam on May 9 with a selection of beers from the Rebel Brewing Co. to trade.

Rebel beer goes Dutch on travels

9:30am Friday 16th May 2014

A selection of beers from Penryn's Rebel Brewing Company has been shipped to Amsterdam without the use of any fossil fuels.

Core to reopen with specialist facility for disabled

9:00am Thursday 15th May 2014

The Core Fitness and Wellbeing Centre in Falmouth is undergoing a transformation which will culminate in July with the unveiling of its new ground floor inclusive facility, The Venue which will boast full disabled access and facilities including the Health Café and sensory space.

From dole to dream at BF Adventure

Falmouth Packet: From dole to dream at BF Adventure

2:00pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

John Meakin is celebrating turning his life around, going from an unemployed plumbing apprentice to a fully qualified outdoor pursuit instructor employed by BF Adventure near Penryn.

Cornish holiday complex is best in England

Falmouth Packet: Cornish holiday complex is best in England

10:08am Wednesday 14th May 2014

A Cornish eco holiday complex has been awarded Gold at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence, which took place at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Falmouth film company has bite

Falmouth Packet: Summer Film & Acting Camp (for 10-17 yr olds)

9:57am Wednesday 14th May 2014

A Falmouth-based film production company is growing fast thanks to superfast broadband.

20 new jobs in Cornwall as Newquay-based Crowdfunder raises £650,000

Falmouth Packet: 20 new jobs in Cornwall as Newquay-based Crowdfunder raises £650,000

3:00pm Saturday 26th April 2014

Newquay-based Crowdfunder is set to immediately create 20 new jobs in Cornwall after a successful equity fundraise of £650,000.

Redruth seafood firm's multimillion-pound expansion

Falmouth Packet: Redruth seafood firm's multimillion-pound expansion

2:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Redruth based seafood processing firm Falfish has expanded its production capacity in a multimillion-pound project.

Cornish bridal shop is exclusive west Cornwall stockist for Sophia Tolli wedding gowns

Falmouth Packet: Ellen Morgan of Lavender Rose receiving her award as Cornish Bridal Boutique of the Year at the Cornish Bride Awards for the second year running

12:52pm Thursday 28th November 2013

FRESH from their win as Cornish Bridal Boutique of the Year at the Cornish Bride Awards, bridal boutique Lavender Rose in Penryn, has been chosen as the exclusive west Cornwall stockist of Sophia Tolli wedding gowns

Trago appoints homegrown Penryn talent as MD

Falmouth Packet: Brent Pinhay has been appointed the new managing director at Trago Mills

11:47am Wednesday 2nd October 2013

The family-owned Trago Mills Group has appointed home grown talent as its new Managing Director. Brent Pinhay, who has worked for the landmark South West business for 19 years, is Penryn born and bred and has gained his experience by working in a number of areas within the organisation.

Martin & Co letting agency opens its doors in Falmouth

Falmouth Packet: Felicia Harris and Jonathan Sampson of Martin & Co Falmouth

With 200 branches nationally, Martin & Co property letting agents have opened an office in Falmouth.

Boat designer has his eyes on the prize

Falmouth Packet: Henry Ward hard at work at Cockwells

12:36pm Thursday 29th August 2013

Multi million pound boat deals for designer Multi million pound boat deals are on the horizon for young designer Henry Ward who has sold plans for a luxury speed yacht – with a diamond encrusted spa - and floating houses to companies in France and Asia respectively.

Superyacht tender put through its paces at Cockwells

Falmouth Packet: Superyacht tender put through its paces at Cockwells

5:20pm Thursday 8th August 2013

A super day out for Cockwells Following several months of bespoke boat building the staff at Cockwells got a chance to sit back and enjoy their new creation.

Rosette success for Greenbank restaurant team

1:00pm Tuesday 28th May 2013

The restaurant team from a hotel in Falmouth is celebrating after being recognised for the quality of its food, service and ethos.

Global award for Pendennis Shipyard

Falmouth Packet: The A2 refitted by Pendennis has been named the Rebuilt Motor Yacht of the Year at the World Superyachts Awards

11:20am Monday 27th May 2013

Pendennis Shipyard is celebrating this week after winning a gong at a global industry awards ceremony.

Falmouth surf shop staff go feet first for children's charity

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth surf shop staff go feet first for children's charity

1:00pm Tuesday 21st May 2013

A group of Falmouth surf store staff went without their shoes recently to help raise awareness of children’s health and education.

Reduced prices and extended hours for Falmouth Park and Ride

Falmouth Packet: Reduced prices and extended hours for Falmouth Park and Ride

12:46pm Friday 24th May 2013

Falmouth Park and Ride has extended its hours and reduced its price after its operators bought two of their own double-decker buses.

Independent deli opens second Falmouth store

Falmouth Packet: Independent deli opens second Falmouth store

12:05pm Friday 17th May 2013

Independent deli takes another bite out of Falmouth’s Highstreet A popular Falmouth deli has taken on second premises on Events Square.

New Penryn carpet seller off to a flying start

Falmouth Packet: Peter and Matt Williams from the new Carpet Shed on Kernick Road, Penryn

9:00am Tuesday 7th May 2013

A new Penryn carpet seller got off to a flying start recently at its opening weekend.

Falmouth 'Poly's Put the Kettle On' with new cafe plan

9:20am Monday 6th May 2013

A new tea bar and cakery, Poly’s Put The Kettle On, is to open within The Poly in Falmouth on May 4.

Future's so bright Helston's Frugi has got to wear shades

10:00am Sunday 5th May 2013

Helston-based organic childrenswear company, Frugi, are celebrating this week after it was announced that they have been selected to receive a grant from the Convergence European Regional Development Fund, worth nearly £50,000.

Accountants throw party to mark Penryn move

Falmouth Packet: Accountants throw party to mark Penryn move

11:55am Thursday 2nd May 2013

More than 80 guests packed into Penryn-based Peloton's new offices to mark the company's official launch in their newly converted warehouse, which underwent a three month renovation using local craftsmen and materials to produce a beautiful and inspiring working environment.

Falmouth circuit board manufacturer creates five new jobs

Falmouth Packet: Sellectronics directors Dean Haney and Jason O'Connell with their new high-speed circuit board manufacturing equipment.

11:00am Friday 29th March 2013

A Falmouth-based circuit board manufacturer will create five new jobs over the next year thanks in part to European funding.

New flooring firm to open in Penryn

3:00pm Thursday 28th March 2013

 

MP learns how to cut her cloth at Falmouth sailmaker visit

Falmouth Packet: Apprentice Josh Blakeston gives Truro and Falmouth MP Sarah Newton a lesson in sailmaking

11:00am Thursday 28th March 2013

Falmouth’s MP learnt to cut her cloth last week when she was showed the ropes by a Penryn sail-making apprentice.

Design graduate a valuable addition to boat firm

Falmouth Packet: Design graduate a valuable addition to boat firm

12:55pm Wednesday 13th March 2013

A transport design graduate has become an invaluable addition to the team at Cockwell’s Boatyard in Mylor thanks to the Unlocking Cornish Potential (UCP) initiative.

New traders as garden centre expands

Falmouth Packet: (L to R) Kelly Galsworthy (Flynn's Flowers), Kate Pearson (Cornishbirdinthesticks), Jacque Hassall (co-owner Carnon Downs Garden Centre), Julian Power (Garden Design), Sarah Newton MP, Sue Young (Sujati Design), Caroline Evans (Vici Jewellery) and James

12:53pm Wednesday 13th March 2013

In these times of job losses, stores and small shops shutting, Carnon Downs Garden Centre is reversing the trend by opening five brand new units that are the first ventures by five local traders from Falmouth, Truro and Redruth.

Apprentice swaps with chef for top job

Falmouth Packet: Apprentice swaps with chef for top job

12:50pm Wednesday 13th March 2013

Head Chef Nigel Wilkes is used to dishing out the orders to his kitchen staff. But soon he’ll be crying “Yes Chef!” to apprentice Josh Day as he takes over the pots and pans at the Boslowick Inn next week.

Directors needed for Falmouth pier community interest company

1:00pm Friday 22nd February 2013

Six directors are being sought for the newly incorporated Falmouth First Community Interest Company which has been established to undertake projects and activities within the town.

Helston estate agent's top ten in South West honour

11:00am Friday 22nd February 2013

An estate agency firm in Helston has been shortlisted as a top ten letting agency in the South West.

Falmouth firm's Breton shirt to raise cash for Fishermen's Mission

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth firm's Breton shirt to raise cash for Fishermen's Mission

10:10am Friday 22nd February 2013

A Falmouth-based clothing company has produced a new shirt in aid of a charity for deep sea fishermen.

Meudon Hotel to unveil new look

Falmouth Packet: Gaye Woods shows off the original wood floor in the partially completed restaurant

2:00pm Thursday 21st February 2013

After being closed for more than four months the Meudon Hotel at Mawnan Smith is preparing to unveil its new look to the world.

Bissoe heat pump firm in running for three awards

Falmouth Packet: Bissoe heat pump firm in running for three awards

12:37pm Thursday 21st February 2013

A Bissoe-based ground source heat pump manufacturer has been shortlisted for three awards in the heating and ventilation industry’s equivalent of the Oscars.

Falmouth food firm expands into new home

Falmouth Packet: Staff join owners, Diane and Stephen Dyckhoff, Falmouth MP Sarah Newton, and mayor Geoffrey Evans in toasting the successful move

11:00am Friday 15th February 2013

A Falmouth based food firm is celebrating after a growth in business meant it had to expand into bigger premises.

New faces for Trebah Gardens management council

4:14pm Wednesday 13th February 2013

Trebah Gardens, at Mawnan Smith, has recently seconded two new members to its Council of Management .

Holiday home tax changes

1:37pm Friday 8th February 2013

Holiday home owners in Cornwall could face inheritance tax bills after an appeal by HMRC.

Trail of top cafes for food lovers

1:36pm Friday 8th February 2013

Top cafes in Cornwall are being invited to apply for a place on a new trail for food lovers.

Top shop honour for Frugi

1:36pm Friday 8th February 2013

Helston-based child’s clothing company Frugi is to begin selling in John Lewis.

Bissoe heat pump firm's big installation

1:35pm Friday 8th February 2013

Bissoe-based pump manufacturing company Kensa Engineering has installed 200 heat pumps in 90 days in a joint project with a Somerset housing group.

Digital experts graduate with full rebranding contract

Falmouth Packet: Digital experts graduate with full rebranding contract

1:34pm Friday 8th February 2013

TWO groups of graduates from Falmouth University have played a part in the rebranding of a Cornish holiday park company.

Falmouth BID looks for 'High Street Champion'

1:32pm Friday 8th February 2013

A NEW “high street champion” is being sought for Falmouth’s Business Improvement District following the resignation of one of its directors.

Business Focus: Kensa Engineering

Falmouth Packet: Business Focus: Kensa Engineering

2:55pm Thursday 31st January 2013

A Bissoe-based engineering firm has successful completed the country’s most ambitious heat pump retrofit project for sheltered housing in Somerset.



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