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Transforming Cities Fund Workplace Travel Grant Opportunity

Through the Transforming Cities Fund Workplace Travel Grants scheme funded by the Department for Transport, Plymouth City Council are offering match-funded capital grants of up to £25,000 per business in the Plymouth city region. This opportunity is for businesses within the Plymouth city region whose workforce commutes to and from Plymouth, or where the company […]

Newquay based Oltco makes the switch from plastic packaging to recyclable tin

Oltco, the UK’s leading sustainable resin driveway company, is expanding its sustainable offering by switching from using plastic resin packaging to recyclable metal tins. This coincides with Oltco’s current innovative and award-winning sustainable resin driveway solution, Recycle Bound. With Oltco’s HQ based in Newquay, Directors Tom Stringer and Johnny Pearce, have always been aware of […]

Trio of senior appointments for British Lithium

A senior geologist, a metallurgist and a principal engineer have started work with the British Lithium Limited (BLL) team in Cornwall. Dr Robert Gruar, Dr Klass Peter Van Der Wielen and Robin Kelly are all experts in their respective fields – adding considerable depth of experience to an operation that is now moving at pace […]

Feritech to open major new production facility in 2021

Feritech has announced that it is building a new, state of the art facility just outside Falmouth in Cornwall. Covering an area of 3.5 acres, the new site received planning approval this week. It will greatly increase Feritech‘s manufacturing capabilities and the services offered to both local customers and the company’s established global client base. […]

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Workspace spotlight: Prow Park

 A closer look at Newquay’s thriving business community  Whether it’s the promise of a comfortable work-life balance, or the draw of the region’s innovative spirit, there are many different reasons why businesses choose Cornwall. And with exciting new workspaces like Prow Park springing up across the county, the list just keeps growing.  Based in the centre of Newquay, Prow Park hosts some of Cornwall’s most […]

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Government launches Export Growth Plan to help businesses build back better

A package of measures to help businesses in England build back better following the pandemic has been announced by the Government today. The Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Export Growth Plan provides additional financial support and expertise, some of which is targeted towards specific regions that are most in need. The plan includes a £38 […]

£1,000 extra funding available to support creative projects in Cornwall

During this challenging time for our creative industries, the Creative Cornwall Calling campaign has been devised to support projects and ideas across all of Cornwall. Cornwall Council is pledging £15,000 match-funding towards some brilliant creative projects. Read the full criteria here.

High profile industry expert joins British Lithium team

British Lithium Ltd (BLL) has appointed John Walker as Strategic Advisor, effective immediately. Cornishman John Walker started his career at Imerys in St Austell in 1990. He went on to become general manager of the company’s tableware division in Belgium, before moving to the US and taking charge of Imerys North American Ceramics. In 2011, […]

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Cornish start ups Data Duopoly and Codices shortlisted for this year’s Tech South West Award

Three start-up companies from Falmouth University’s Launchpad programme have been shortlisted for this year’s Tech South West Awards. Community seed sharing platform Plotty is up for the Sustainable Tech award. Codices, which develops tools for online broadcasters to make live interactive gameshows, and visitor distribution app Data Duopoly are up against each other in the […]

Cornish Metals reports further high-grade tin mineralisation from South Crofty 2020 Drill Programme

Cornish Metals Inc. is pleased to report the second set of results from its diamond drilling programme at the South Crofty Mine, Cornwall, UK. HIGHLIGHTS SDD20-001 was drilled to test multiple tin-bearing vein-like structures (“lodes”) in the central section of South Crofty Mine. This intercept is a “step out” from Intermediate Lode and is not […]

Cornish Lithium finds “globally significant” lithium grades in geothermal waters and prepares for work on pilot plant

Cornish Lithium Ltd. (‘Cornish Lithium’ or ‘the Company’), an innovative mineral exploration company exploring for lithium and other battery metals in the South West of the UK, is pleased to announce results from preliminary sampling of lithium in deep geothermal waters at the United Downs Deep Geothermal Power Project near Redruth, Cornwall. Initial results indicate […]

Marine-i supports development of innovative platform for floating offshore wind construction

A platform designed to aid in the building and launching of floating wind turbines is being researched and tested with support from Marine-i. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed to help the marine tech sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly grow through harnessing the full potential of research […]

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