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News Archive: 2011

Take a look at some of our previous news stories from across the company in 2011.

Press Releases from 2011

Date of issue

Title (link to release)


21st December £800k regeneration boost for Newquay Harbour Contract Services / Project Services / Visit Cornwall
20th December Early Christmas present for five more Cornish communities as Superfast broadband roll-out starts to fly Superfast Cornwall (Issued by BT)
16th December Cornish businesses and organisations invited to "get involved" in Cornwall's Torch Relay celebrations Olympic Torch Relay (Festivals & Events)
14th December Camborne Pool Redruth Major Scheme is awarded funding CPR Regeneration (issued by Cornwall Council)
13th December An avid audience of 270 learn tips from those who’ve successfully achieved funding East Cornwall Local Action Group
8th December The Scarlet Hotel is crowned with The Green Travel Award
Cornwall is Runner up for Favourite UK Rural Break
6th December Cornwall projects are rooted in success Clear About Carbon / Cornwall Works for Learning Disabilities
  Superfast broadband ‘goes live’ in nine more cornish communities three months ahead of schedule Superfast Cornwall (Issued by BT)




29th November Transformation at the Downderry Coastal ZONE East Cornwall Local Action Group (Issued by Downderry Costal Zone)
  Cornwall shares its PACE for sustainable change Clear About Carbon
21st November St Germans & District Twinning Association celebrate 20 years of twinning with Plouguerneau East Cornwall Local Action Group (Issued by St Germans Twinning Association)
18th November Culture secretary’s olympic tour arrives in cornwall VisitCornwall/Tourism
17th November Community Grant Scheme success continues Community Grant / Contract Services (Issued by Convegence Partnership Office)
15th November Jobs boost for cornwall as more engineers join Superfast broadband army Superfast Cornwall (Issued by BT)
9th November Cornwall Tourism Award Winners 2011 VisitCornwall
8th November Superfast Cornwall wins World Communications Award Superfast Broadband (Issued by BT)
7th November Seaside Town funding programme successful projects announced CDC managed project
  Olympic Torch Relay communities on route announcement VisitCornwall
  Joint Local Action Group & SITA Event Local Action Group
4th November Cornwall's Social Enterprise Business Day School for Social Enterpreneurs
3rd November First European marine leisure conference celebrates success and new opportunities for the sector Nautisme Espace Atlantique (NEA2) - Project Services
  Cornwall scoops British Travel Award for third year running VisitCornwall / Tourism
 2nd November Foundation stone revealed for Cornwall Air Ambulance new base ERDF / Places & Sites Team
  Cornwall - shaping the UK’s future in geothermal energy InvestinCornwall




31st October Shoppers make tracks for Little Steps Cornwall School for Social Enterpreneurs
27th October Cornish Carbon Training Goes National Clear About Carbon / Low Carbon Team
25th October East Cornwall Communities set to benefit from Superfast Broadband three months early Superfast Cornwall
24th October East Cornwall Local Action Group offers grants to local organisations East Cornwall Local Action Group
  BMLI Cumbrian Study Trip Bodmin Moor Livestock Initiative
19th October Finalists announced for 10th Cornwall Tourism Awards VisitCornwall
18th October Cornwall Celebrates 2012 with a host of events large and small  
12th October National awards for two Convergence investments (Clear About Carbon & Cornwall Works for Learning Disabilities) Low Carbon Team & Contract Services (Issued by Convergence Partnership Office)




27th September Ben Ainslie to compete in the J P Morgan Asset Management Finn Festival 2012 VisitCornwall
  European regions leading the low carbon agenda Low Carbon
26th September Defra boss visits helston's newest 'landmark' Local Action Groups (Issued by South Kerrier Alliance)
  Cornwall holds conference to get food industry Clear About Carbon Clear About Carbon / Rural Delivery (Issued by Duchy College)
20th September National award for Cornwall learning disability programme Contract Services (Issued by Convergence Partnership Office)
  National Recognition for Cornwall’s low carbon project Low Carbon Team (Issued by Convergence Partnership Office)
16th September Celebration of Success event

Awards presented by Suzanne Bond (CE) Issued by Truro College

  Bodmin Moor Livestock Initiative Sheep Care Event BMLI
15th September Seaside towns in bid for £400,000 of support  VisitCornwall/Contract Services (Issued by Cornwall Council)




31st August Celebrating the success (Rame Gig Club) East Cornwall Local Action Group
25th August Top telecoms executive to open new super-fast broadband Training centre in bodmin Superfast Cornwall
23rd August Work progressing well on Hayle Harbour Project managed by CDC (issued by Cornwall Council)
19th August Convergence supports historic buildings revamp Strategic Investment Framework / Places & Sites Development Team (Issued by Convergence Partnership Office)
18st August Keeping active, keeping independent East Cornwall Local Action Group
16th August Cornwall Hosts a Feast of Food Festivals in the Fall VisitCornwall
11th August Bodmin Moor Livestock Initiative renewables workshop BMLI
9th August VisitCornwall joins forces with Rainforest Charity to “Green up” Summer Events VisitCornwall
4th August Hundreds helped into work with social enterprise support Contract Services (Issued by Convergence Partnership Office)
2nd August Recession topples the UK’s work-life balance Cornwall Brand (InvestinCornwall)




29th July ‘Flagship’ workspace receives Convergence support Strategic Investment Framework / Places & Sites Development Team (Issued by Convergence Partnership Office)
27th July Late Summer Festivals in Cornwall – Come on Down, the Music is Great! VisitCornwall
20th July Cornwall shortlisted contender for the Best UK Holiday County 2011  
 19th July Visitor Information Centre in Falmouth to Reopen  
  Boardmasters Saves Amazon Rainforest to become this Summer’s Coolest Festival  
18th July Traditional upholstery business celebrates becoming cornwall’s 1,000th superfast broadband customer Superfast Cornwall (issued by BT)
15th July Sheep Specialist invited to speak at farm walk to ‘Improve Returns in Sheep Sector’ Bodmin Moor Livestock Initiative
8th July J.P. Morgan Asset Management announced as title sponsor of the Finn Gold Cup 2012

VisitCornwall (partner of Falmouth Finn Festival)

7th July Masterplan for future of Falmouth Docks complete Project Services (Issued by Falmouth Harbour Commissioners)
5th July South West’s First Solar Farm Operational InvestinCornwall - supporting Wheal Jane Group and the sector




30th June Third graduation for social entrepreneurs School for Social Entrepreneurs (issued by Convergence Partnership Office)
22nd June Investors made welcome in Pool CPRR / InvestinCornwall (issued by Convergence Partnership Office)
21st June Local Action, Local Solutions Local Action Groups
17th June Cornwall’s leading companies discover how to accelerate their businesses with Superfast Broadband Cornwall Brand / Superfast Cornwall
  Another milestone in development of Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership as Board meets for the first time Enterprise Zones (Issued by Cornwall Council)
14th June Cornwall Tourism Awards 2011 now open for Entries VisitCornwall
13th June Moment to Shine (torch relay nomination process) VisitCornwall
6th June Clear about Carbon leading the way nationally Low Carbon Team (Issued by Convergence Partnership Office)
  VisitCornwall Sets the Record Straight on Official Stamp of Approval for Accommodation Scheme VisitCornwall




26th May Father & Son Teams Prepare for The Azores & Back Race VisitCornwall
25th May Everything Everywhere and BT Wholesale to deliver the UK’s first live customer trial of 4G high speed broadband technology Superfast Cornwall (Issued by BT)
24th May Cornish renewable energy pioneers at ‘All-Energy’ InvestinCornwall
20th May

Ticking all the right boxes:ShelterBox founder honoured at Cornwall Business Awards
Cornwall Business Awards Winners: Who's Who?

Cornwall Business Awards
18th May Olympic Torch Relay to start at Lands End for 2012 London Games VisitCornwall (Issued by Cornwall Council)
  Investor Workshop for Priority 4 Convergence Places & Sites Development Team
16th May Local Yacht Broker Sponsors the UK’s Largest Ocean Going Race in 2011 VisitCornwall
13th May Enterprise Facilitation Events in Business Week Enterprise Facilitation (Sirolli)
  Suzanne Bond speaks at Stephens Scown Business Class  Chief Executive, CDC (issued by Deborah Clark Associates on behalf of Stephens Scown)
11th May The Countess of Wessex to visit key tourist attractions and activities across Cornwall next week hosted by VisitCornwall
6th May Golowan Festival in Penzance Celebrates Coming of Age VisitCornwall
  St Ives Food And Drink Festival 2011 Announces Highlights VisitCornwall
5th May High end eco furniture business moving to Cornwall InvestinCornwall (issued by Convergence Partnership Office)
  Community groups to receive warm welcome at Treviscoe Community Hall Clay Country Local Action Group (issued by Community Energy Plus)
4th May £400,000 Pot of Funding Available to Cornish Seaside Towns VisitCornwall




19th April Golowan Festival Mounts Guinness Book of Records Pirates Challenge VisitCornwall
13th April A date for the diary - Cornwall Business Week Business & Skills
  VisitCornwall Launches ‘I love Cornwall’ Micro-site VisitCornwall
12th April Bodmin moor livestock master classes

Bodmin Moor Livestock Initiative
(Rural delivery)

  Newham businesses bid for enhanced vitality Newham Improvement Partnership
(Places & Sites Development)
6th April The Azores & Back Race - The largest Ocean Going Race to leave Great Britain in 2011 VisitCornwall
4th April Cornwall Renewable Energy Pioneers at 'All Energy' Cornwall Brand
  Cornwall & Devon encouraged by Tourism Minister's comments VisitCornwall




29th March Local marine leisure businesses visit Finistère

Nautisme Espace Atlantique 2
(Project Services)

28th March Pioneering Superfast Cornwall connects first 50 customers right on schedule Superfast Cornwall
(next generation broadband)
22nd March Flying the Cornish FLAG for fisheries communities   Fisheries Local Action Group
(Project Services)
14th March

Have your say as Port plans go in
(Issued by Falmouth Harbour Commissioners)

Port of Falmouth Development Initiative
(Project Services)
  Hundreds flock to Cornwall’s Parties on the Pier VisitCornwall
9th March

Social Entrepreneurs to celebrate graduation
(Issued by Convergence Partnership Office)

School for Social Entrepreneurs
  Pier We Go! (Party on the Pier) VisitCornwall
  Banjos on the Banjo at Looe Pier VisitCornwall
8th March Cornwall's leading businesses attend social media classes Cornwall Brand
  500 Days Countdown to the Start of the London 2012 Olympics VisitCornwall
3rd March Spectacular Displays at Cornwall Spring Flower Show VisitCornwall




28th Feb Last call for entries to Cornwall Business Awards Cornwall Business Awards
22nd Feb Cornish Businesses Reach National Tourism Award Finals VisitCornwall
18th Feb Cornwall teams up with Devon in German tourism campaign VisitCornwall
15th Feb Consumers choose food and drink quality over price despite feeling the squeeze  Cornwall Brand
14th Feb Cornwall parties on the pier VisitCornwall
10th Feb VisitCornwall Partnership Refreshment Procedure VisitCornwall
4th Feb UK's leading pop entrepreneur to speak at Cornwall Business Awards Cornwall Business Awards
  Newquay Cornwall Airport chosen for national planning pilot Newquay Cornwall Airport
(Project Services)
1st Feb Fifteen's Head Chef in Cornish cook off Cornwall Brand

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