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Vote for Cornwall!

Cornwall has again been nominated for Best UK Holiday Destination at the British Travel Awards 2019 and is looking for your help. The Duchy is looking to regain its title after just missing out in 2018 in winning it for an unprecedented tenth year in a row. Visit...

Cross Country: In Focus Issue 33

Introducing Tom Joyner I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the new Managing Director of CrossCountry. As many of you now know, Andy Cooper decided to retire at the end of May, after 39 years’ service to Britain’s railways, and I have accepted...

Plymouth Raiders Director Reflects on Time at College

Richard Mollard learned skills at City College Plymouth that he used to help launch the world’s first ever Apple iPhone, and become Co-owner and Director of Plymouth Raiders basketball club. The former Coombe Dean pupil completed a GNVQ in Business and Finance at the...

Thousands of Students Create a Big Bang in Exeter

   The energy was sky high as thousands of students from across the South West flocked to Exeter on Tuesday 25th June to enjoy the biggest science festival in the region. The annual Big Bang Fair South West took place on June 25th at Westpoint Arena Exeter,...

Spaces available for working livery at Duchy College

Award-winning Duchy College is seeking horses to live at the College’s rural Stoke Climsland campus to take part in the training of its students. The equine yard staff are hard at work preparing for the new groups of students and horses, and are looking for a variety...

Students give thyme to help care home

A group of college students have helped transform a local care home’s outside space with the addition of herbs and and bedding plants. Owner of North Hill Nursing Home, David Smith said how “excited” everyone was at the home to be the beneficiaries of the project. “We...

Buddy Benches make school children’s day

Two custom made ‘Buddy Benches’ are helping to create new friends and combat loneliness at Treverbyn Primary School. Made by students studying at Cornwall College, Engineering Lecturer, Luke Bazeley explained the project began after a plea for help from the Friends of...

St Austell Students Showcase Creativity

Students in St Austell have been showcasing their creative talents at the end of their academic year. Art, design, media and photography students from Cornwall College St Austell displayed their final pieces in an exhibition which saw hundreds of visitors experience...

Help students gain employability skills

HELP sponsor a school to ensure youngsters are more employable when they leave. That’s the message from financial education charity Young Enterprise which delivers employability programmes across the South West. The £1,400 Company Programme is made available to...

Free summer school to explore the art of the murder mystery

For the third successful year, young actors in Cornwall are to put themselves in the frame again for a mystery murder performance. The free, two-day summer school event will see keen young performers workshop a murder mystery scenario, before performing in front of...

Plymouth law firm invests in magic eight

Multi-sector Plymouth law firm, GA Solicitors, has made four internal promotions and employed four new members of staff as it expands its offering to meet client needs. Robert Zacal, experienced employment solicitor, has been promoted from associate to partner after...