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to the January issue of Cornwall Living
appy New Year! Christmas is now behind us and we’re embarking on a brand-new decade. To help prepare you for it, this month’s cover feature (page 18) has everything you need to enjoy a day of well-being, stressing the importance of taking some ‘me’ time and allowing yourself to relax and recharge. Continuing with that theme, we catch up with Wadebridge Dental (page 31), MEDfacials (page 32) and the Lifestyle Doc (page 35), who each offer up their own ideas of how you can build the drive and conﬁdence needed to take on the year ahead. We also catch up with some of Cornwall’s best home and interior brands (from page 36) to help those of you embarking on home improvement projects, then for anyone who’s decided to take their 2020 holiday in Cornwall, from page 55 we have a wealth of fabulous Cornish stays to peruse. Add to all of this a window into Cornwall’s best artists and galleries (page 53), the latest news and Gourmet gossip (9, 63), plus a whole host of incredible Cornish prizes up for grabs (page 69), and our ﬁrst issue for 2020 has everything you need to beat those January blues! Happy reading!
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Contents Cover feature
News & views
Catch up with Cornwall
Refresh yourself for the year ahead with our ‘Day of well-being’ cover feature (page 18)
Find your dream Cornish home A window into Cornwall’s art scene A selection of seaside stays The latest Cornish foodie news Win a little piece of Cornwall Supporting search and rescue
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Got to experience
The biggest ever sale at Christie’s
A ground-breaking year
The ultimate kitchen deal
At the heart of the home
For Cornish company Oltco
Update your kitchen with Kettle Co. Treat yourself to the softest carpeting A warm ﬁre and bespoke ﬁreplace
Caring for smiles
The power of science
Revamp your lifestyle
A power of good
Room to move
Got to experience
The value of independence
Life’s a beach
20 years of shelter
Seeing the big picture
Base by the beach
Award winning Wadebridge Dental Targeted solutions with MEDfacials With the LifestyleDoc
Enhance your energy savings In the conservatory of your dreams Indoor climbing at Tide Capitalise on your holiday let
Chic chalets and beach houses
The 20th anniversary of ShelterBox Add value to your business
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Sell your house in any market!
New Year, new home? Wondering if now is a good time to market your property? If this sounds like you, My Place in Cornwall offer some tips to give you the best chance of a sale. It’s no good marketing your house if the front looks tired and unloved, so the ﬁrst tip is to work on that kerb appeal! Next is to get the price right ﬁrst time it’s so important to get the marketing price right from the start, to generate viewings from the off. You should always use professional photography; as they say, a picture paints a thousand words. Finally, be
sure to choose a good agent – don’t just opt for the cheapest. When it comes to selling your home, you really do get what you pay for! For more advice and to book a free market appraisal, head to the My Place in Cornwall website. For more information call 01208 813874 or visit www.myplaceincornwall.co.uk
You’ve got to love this day bed!
A versatile addition to the home, this day bed (pictured) – handcrafted by The Cornish Bed Company – is a comfortable sofa during the day and an extra bed by night. Perfect for the spare room, or as a space-saving addition to a teen’s bedroom, it offers exibility and style with greater comfort than a standard pull-out sofa bed. The featured bed is from the Pencarrow range, which takes its inspiration from the traditional metal beds of the Victorian era, and the spectacular Pencarrow House, which lies on the outskirts of Bodmin Moor.
Each day bed is handmade by highly experienced artisans in the company’s foundry in Par; visitors are welcome, simply give the team a call to arrange a visit! For more information call 01726 825182 or visit www.cornishbeds.co.uk
path launched Initiated by The Cornwall End of Life Education Group, the free learning path and passport is an accessible education route for staff who are committed to delivering excellent care to patients at the end of life. The learning passport has been developed to guide and support staff working in primary, secondary and social care. It is an electronic learning path supported by a handheld passport which provides a platform for discussion and evidence of the learning achieved. Cornwall Hospice Care’s Education Lead, Deb Thomas, tells us: “The idea is to combat the signiﬁcant geographical and logistical issues staff face in Cornwall when trying to attend training. After completion of the path and passport, users are invited to discuss their experience with their local End of Life Lead/Link Buddy, after which they are given a badge to celebrate their success.” For more information call 01726 839156 or visit www.cornwallhospicecare.co.uk/education
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Get your applications in! The ﬁrst national deadline for university applications ends on January 15th, however, if you miss this date, it’s still not too late to apply to study a university level course at the TEF Gold rated Truro and Penwith College. If you thought you missed the deadline, you can still put your application and personal statement in via CAS.com. If you ﬁnd the application process daunting, Kate from Admissions advises: “Just think about your UCAS application like a CV. Our admissions team are always happy to give advice and guidance over the phone, the UCAS customer experience centre are always really helpful too.” Truro and Penwith College provides TEF Gold rated university level courses that are delivered through a strategically
condensed timetable, allowing for plenty of time to ﬁt life around lectures. If you want to ﬁnd out more about the courses and campuses, make sure to book onto a Campus Tour via www.truro-penwith. ac.uk/campustours. For more information call 01872 267500 or visit www.truro-penwith.ac.uk
Escape to St Ives and relax
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Since 2012, Escape to St Ives has been providing high quality self-catering accommodation for the perfect St Ives holiday. The family run business offers a personal service, its team priding themselves on ensuring everything is just right. With welcome baskets, the freshest linen and a 24/7 on-call team, you can relax and enjoy all that St Ives has to offer.
A true handleless kitchen creates a linear, uniform and sophisticated look, which complements contemporary kitchen design. Olivia at Kitchen Kit tells us: “Our two quality German kitchen brands, Nobilia and Ballerina, build a handleless kitchen in a very clever way so that it blends seamlessly into your overall design.” Of course, handleless kitchens are not really without handles. The ergonomically shaped recessed rail handles are perfectly positioned on the carcass to enable comfortable access to doors, drawers and pull-outs. This unique design enables you to add LED strip lighting under the worktops to create a luxurious ambience.
To see this style in person, visit the Kitchen Kit showroom on Threemilestone Ind Estate, where the stunning kitchens are on display with live appliances. For more information call 01872 255990 or visit www.kitchenkitsw.com
Escape to St Ives has an extensive range of properties, each selected to ensure the best facilities and locations in this beautiful town. As company owner, Louise tells us: “We’re passionate about St Ives and the standard of our accommodation experience. We personally inspect every property before guests arrive.” If you’re making holiday plans for 2020 and are still in search of your perfect escape, why not give Louise and the team a call? For more information call 01736 796198 or visit www.escapetostives.co.uk
Thinking of letting your holiday home? We know that your holiday home is just that – a home. That’s why our local team is dedicated to managing your property with the same care and attention you would – and with tailored services to suit your needs, you can be as involved as you like.
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News & views good year to spend some time in Penzance Penzance has lots to celebrate in the coming year with the opening of the new geothermal pool at Jubilee Pool in spring, a new art festival in June, followed by the fun and frolics of Golowan. Come and explore the ‘new look’ promenade and take part in the activities for the start of the Tour of ritain cycle race in September. If all this seems a long way off then why not visit Penzance Charter Market? Held on the last Saturday of the month in Marketplace, Penzance from . 0 am to 1. 0pm, you’ll ﬁnd lots of lovely local wares on offer from artisan producers and makers. Alternatively, if you’re looking for uality food and drink from local growers and producers, Penzance Farmers Market takes place every Friday from 1 th January at St Johns Hall, where you’ll
A higher standard of rooﬁng
Cornwall inc Rooﬁng skipper, Ross land, explains to us the beneﬁts of choosing zinc rooﬁng for your home. As well as providing a contemporary ﬁnish, which looks great both with new builds and older buildings, zinc rooﬁng also has a service life of 100 years two or three times longer than other roof coverings.
ﬁnd uality local produce, including artisan breads, jams, cheese, pastries and much more. For more information visit LovePenzance or www. lovepenzance.co.uk
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Few materials are as dynamically useful as zinc, Ross tells us. It’s also a more environmentally friendly and natural product. We work with architects all over Cornwall bringing a much-desired creative approach with uni ue rooﬁng and cladding that’s visually pleasing with an architectural ﬁnish. So, if you’re looking for a longlasting and luxurious rooﬁng solution, why not get in touch with Ross and the team and discover the beneﬁts of zinc rooﬁng for yourself? For more information call 01872 228533 or visit www.cornwallzincrooﬁng.co.uk
Michael Jenkin has been working with bespoke furniture for over ten years, making anything from ﬁne furniture to custom kitchens and ﬁtted bedrooms. With a passion for ﬁne furniture and a love of surﬁng, Michael founded espoke Surf. Creating all of his work from start to ﬁnish, from selecting the raw timber right the way through to the application and bu ng at the end of the line. The timbers are handpicked for the aesthetic ualities, with zero stains, dyes or paint used in the process. Every product is handmade with the utmost attention to detail and passion, making each piece one of a kind. Head to the espoke Surf website and you’ll ﬁnd a collection of uni ue, surf-inspired furniture and d cor, a collection that’s sure
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to inspire you to commission your own bespoke piece. All made to order and with fast lead times on items, in no time at all you could have a truly personalised product that re ects you and your love of the seaside lifestyle! For more information visit www.bespokesurf.co.uk
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Synonymous with ergonomic designs, created entirely for your relaxation and well-being. German brand, Himolla has been manufacturing versatile designs for more than 70 years. But where does their comfort come from? It all starts with a supportive frame and Himolla’s ‘cold cure’ foam seating, which is moulded to the shape of the chair and adjustable head rest, offering superb comfort for optimum relaxation at all times. Available in static, manual and powered chairs and sofas, and upholstered in an unbelievable 129 quality full-hide leathers and a choice of 25 different wood
ﬁnishes, Himolla has something for everyone. And for those who think a lift and rise option would be sensible, but don’t want to go down the traditional styling route, Himolla even offers a contemporary alternative! With 25% discount until Saturday 22nd February, it’s certainly worth paying Alfred Smith & Son a visit and seeing the range for yourself! For more information call 01736 363134 or visit www.alfred-smith.co.uk
announces charity ball
Set to take place on Friday 24th April, The Black Pearl in Falmouth is delighted to announce its second charity ball in aid of Cornwall’s Sunrise Centre for cancer treatment. The family run business have experienced ﬁrst-hand the wonderful help given to their own family by the Sunrise Centre, and last year, their charity ball raised an incredible £700!
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A winter wedding can be a truly memorable event, full of rich scents and stunning backdrops. We catch up with Wild Tipi owner, Sam Moore, and discuss the perfect winter celebration. “There is something truly magical about a winter wedding and we absolutely love being a part of them,” says Sam. “The beauty of our tipis is that they are so versatile. They can be put up virtually anywhere, and we have worked in some breathtaking winter wonderland settings. The only limit is your imagination.” Of course, a winter celebration doesn’t have to be a wedding – Wild Tipi has hosted a range of other glorious festive parties, from corporate events to carol services, so make sure to get in touch with the friendly team for a winter wonder of your own.
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Kelly from The Black Pearl tells us: “After extremely sad news a few weeks ago that one of our lovely customers passed away after her battle with cancer, and with a few others currently going through it even now, we want to give something back to help the incredible care that the Sunrise Centre has, and continues to give to so many people, including our own family.” So, pencil the date in your diary and dust off those party dresses – this is not one you’re going to want to miss. For tickets, be sure to call 01326 315400. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit theblackpearlfalmouth
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through relaxation Dance has long been recognised as therapeutic, which is why Khalid Beg – instructor at St Ives’ Institute of Endrian Yoga believes ﬁrmly in the beneﬁts of yoga dance.
Turn your walks into workouts with Instepp®
When ex PE teacher, Julie Ford, overcame breast cancer she realised that the gym wasn’t where she wanted to be. She wanted to be out walking by the ocean but although walking fulﬁlled her aerobic exercise requirement, it didn’t provide the resistance training that she needed. However, instead of returning to the gym she decided to develop a product that allowed her to combine aerobic and resistance training. This product is Instepp®. Instepp® allows you to get out and about with resistance bands and train your whole body anywhere, meaning you can trade in those gym days for a walk along the coast and still receive a vigorous and enjoyable workout. Julie tells us: “Beating cancer and starting the business in my 60s has been so exciting – I just want everyone to feel as good as I do with Instepp®!” For more information call 07967 791533 or visit www.instepp.co.uk
Endrian, which derives from a Sanskrit word meaning ‘all the senses, anything you can experience’ and ‘energy in the organs’, is the name given to this particular yoga discipline, which Khalid teaches in order to help rekindle youthful movement. Being a master healer and ualiﬁed inesiologist, halid’s understanding of muscle and movement puts him in prime position to help you improve your balance and co-ordination, but not just that. Endrian yoga will also encourage you to exist in the moment and
to focus, giving you a raised level of mindfulness that will stay with you long after the class has ﬁnished. So if you could use a boost – be it mental or physical – why not try Endrian yoga for yourself? For more information call 01736 757919 or 07979 606851
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an exciting 2019 Bodrugan Barton has had an exciting time installing a new studio, for yoga, writing or stitching and textiles retreats. This wonderful facility can be booked alongside high-quality cottages and/or cosy wooden en-suite cabins. Nestled on a family farm, Bodrugan enjoys a wonderful coastal location within one mile of Mevagissey, making it a very special place to stay. The heated indoor pool, stunning scenery, clifftop walks, cafés and beaches all add to the experience. The team also offer a special venue for barn suppers, cooking up a storm and entertaining guests – perfect for those who fancy an informal night of delightfully cooked homegrown produce.
To ﬁnd out more or to book your stay, simply visit the website, give the team a call or email them on stay@bodrugan. co.uk. To be in with a chance of winning a free stay, turn to page 69 and check out this month’s competitions! For more information call 01726 842094 or visit www.bodrugan.co.uk
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fter so much time with family and friends over Christmas, it’s not surprising that many of us get the January blues. Winter has set its teeth in; the festivities are over and we have another three months to wait until it’s socially acceptable to spend the entire day consuming chocolate. Which is why I’ve put together this guide for a day utterly dedicated to rejuvenation – to sort out those January blues and help you start the new year on a high.
A great morning After a good eight-hour sleep, wake up with a hot reviving shower and apply a rejuvenating layer of organic Beyond moisturiser (www. beyondorganicskincare.com). Made with a combination of plant extracts, bio active ingredients, omegas and vitamins, Beyond will replenish your skin ready for the day ahead. Wrap your favourite robe around MAIN Get in the sea this year
you and wander into the kitchen for your morning coffee, my go-to is Cornish Coffee’s ‘The Original Blend’ – a smooth and wellrounded coffee that’s hand roasted and produced in Cornwall by the Cornish Tea & Coffee Company. Look out for more in the next edition of the magazine, where we will ﬁnd out everything there is to know about the Cornish Tea & Coffee Company (www.cornishtea.co.uk). Starting your day with exercise is one of the best things you can do for your body, it kicks you into action and gets the blood owing as well as producing feel-good hormones and endorphins, which are sure to put you in a positive mood for the rest of the day. Whether you head to your local gym or do a class, getting into a high gear will help you focus and release any pent-up stress, reducing anxiety, increasing energy levels and boosting your metabolism.
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LOOK AFTER YOUR SMILE Wadebridge Dental (www. wadebridgedentalcare.co.uk) is an award-winning dental practice that provides a range of treatments, ensuring your smile is looking its best this year. Head to page 31 for more information.
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NUTRITION ADVICE If you’re looking to improve your overall wellbeing with expert sleep, weight and nutrition advice, the LifestyleDoc could be the answer. Head to page 35 to find out more.
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GYM & PERSONAL TRAINING St Michaels Hotel, Falmouth www.stmichaelsresort.com Fistral Beach Hotel and Spa, Newquay www.fistralbeachhotel.co.uk The Gym Project, Falmouth www.gymproject.co.uk Sir Ben Ainslie Sport Centre, Truro www.sirbenainsliesportscentre. com Jolly Sailor Crossfit, Helston www.jollysailorcrossfit.uk JP Fitness, Helston www.jpfitness.co.uk
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If you don’t know where to start, then personal training could be the answer, allowing you to get a game plan together for the new year. Whether you’ve been to the gym hundreds of times, or never – working with a personal trainer is incredibly beneﬁcial. You can learn the correct techniques and create targeted workout plans to reach your goals, as well as gaining useful advice on nutrition. A personal trainer I’ve come across time and time again is Johnny Lawrence PT (www. johnnylawrencept.com). Renowned for his kind and encouraging approach, Johnny is based in Perranwell and strives to help his clients make the changes necessary to achieve a more balanced lifestyle. With a private gym space located within the grounds of his home and more than 12 years’ experience, Johnny provides a tailored service that revolves around his clients’ lifestyle. “I consider myself a people centred trainer,” explains Johnny. “My whole philosophy is that if I can understand the person and the way that they live and behave then we can start putting in place a programme that makes it easy for them to achieve their goals.” If you prefer to exercise outdoors, Fitness Wild (www.fitnesswild.com) provides personal training and group workouts next to Argal Reservoir. We hear from trainer Jimmy who tells us: “At Fitness Wild we’re passionate about a healthy lifestyle that involves getting outside and enjoying the beautiful county we live in. Exercising outdoors has been proven to boost mood and self-esteem, lower blood pressure and push you closer to peak performance. Not to mention there’s also a brilliant onsite café, Wild Vibes.”
Another great way to exercise outdoors – especially here in Cornwall – is to get in the sea. Don’t let the winter chill put you off, there’s nothing as invigorating as immersing yourself in Cornwall’s cool waters, yearround. Something that Porthleven’s Salty Sisters know all too well. We hear from Salty Sisters founder, Pippa Renyard, who tells us: “Last year I started swimming before work to remind myself that the sea and the natural landscape was bigger than anything I would face that day. It’s a really grounding thing to do at the start of the day and it provides a wonderful combination of exhilaration and utter calm! To get in the sea before work, while most people are still waking up and barely starting their day, makes me feel like I’ve done something brave and empowering, which deﬁnitely puts me in a very positive mood for the rest of the day. I started to let people know when I would be going, and one morning in March (2019) a group of four other women joined me for the ﬁrst time. The Salty Sisters were born! Through word of mouth more and more people started to join us and we now have a core group of around 15 regular swimmers.” ( Salty Sisters Sink or Swim).
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ABOVE Helford River Children's Sailing Trust
If not in the water, getting on the water is another great way to stay active this year. Simon Osborne, CEO of the Helford River Children’s Sailing Trust says: “All research points to the fact that there are huge beneﬁts to being by the sea. Sailing is a great leveller it’s exercise for the body and mind. You have to learn to read different sea states, wind directions and understand the marine environment; you learn team work and leadership and it becomes more physically demanding as you progress to sailing in faster boats.” (www.hrcst.org.uk)
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BELOW Healthy food awaits at Archie Browns
After your chosen workout there’s nothing better than heading to your favourite café to feed your tired muscles. A personal favourite of mine is The Pier Café in Falmouth ( thepierfalmouth). It provides delicious, nutritious food that will satisfy your hunger pangs alongside its spectacular setting overlooking Falmouth Harbour, with the added option of a stroll through Falmouth afterwards. Alternatively, head to Archie Browns (www.archiebrownscornwall.co.uk) in Truro or Penzance to get your healthy food ﬁx for the day. Archie Browns was founded with the ethos to lead a healthy lifestyle, comprised of a growing team who are passionate about fuelling the community with healthy produce, many of whom have received training in naturopathy, homeopathy, nutrition and herbal medicine.
When your hunger has been satisﬁed, it’s time to spend your afternoon winding down, and a soothing massage is the perfect way to do so. We hear from Spa Manager at St Michaels Resort, Lucy Spingo, who tells us: “Massages help to boost our overall wellbeing by carrying a host of both psychological and physical beneﬁts. Not only can they reduce muscle tension, boost the immune system, improve circulation and improve skin tone, they also help reduce the body’s level of cortisol – known as the stress hormone. Those who come for a massage are likely to leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated, whilst experiencing an improved quality of sleep and a reduction in stress and anxiety. It can help boost your mood too, thanks to the release of ‘happy hormones’ – dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins.” Equally, a swim, steam and sauna is a great way to detox and unwind. Or, for the ultimate indulgence, why not invest in your own personal hot tub?
ABOVE & BELOW St Michaels Resort swimming pool, health club and gig rowing studio
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TOP It's the little things that make all the difference at Merchants Manor ABOVE Discover Atlantic Blankets' beautiful designs at The Grey Lurcher in Falmouth
And a cosy evening The Danish know what’s what when it comes to getting cosy and have designated the word ‘hygge’, to describe the mood of cosiness and comfortable conviviality combined with feelings of wellness and contentment. The concept revolves around creating a warm and comforting environment during the cooler months so that you look forward to cosy nights in or days spent snuggled up on the sofa when it’s raining outside. Big knitted blankets, scented candles and a hot drink are all elements of ‘hygge’, and surrounding yourself with these things is the perfect way to end your day of wellbeing.
We discover the beneﬁts of ﬁlling your home with the warmth of a lighted candle from Sarah at St Eval Candle Company (www. stevalcandlecompany.co.uk), where candles are hand-poured using traditional, artisan methods on their farm in north Cornwall. “Find a comfy spot, light your favourite candle and relax, allowing your senses to be ﬁlled with uplifting scents inspired by nature. Bring in the new, refresh and reinvigorate with our uniquely scented Sea Salt candle or try Bergamot and Nettle candles for a burst of citrus with healing herbs. To unwind, light our little pot of tranquillity for a blissful, calming scent sensation.”
ABOVE & BELOW St Eval Candle Company's gorgeous candles
MASSAGE RECOMMENDATIONS St Michaels Resort, Falmouth www.stmichaelsresort.com The Wellness Hut, Stithians www.thewellnesshut.co.uk Merchants Manor, Falmouth www.merchantsmanor.com Budock Vean, Falmouth www.budockvean.co.uk The Scarlet, Newquay www.scarlethotel.co.uk Pollurian on the Lizard, The Lizard www.polurrianhotel.com Fowey Hall Hotel, Fowey www.foweyhallhotel.co.uk
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ABOVE & BELOW Snuggle up in style this winter with Jo & Co Home
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Jo & Co Home (www.joandcohome.com) are also big believers in the notion of hygge – the team stock books on the subject and their selection of cosy blankets, knitwear and candles are the perfect antidote to the stormy weather and cold this winter. We hear from Joanna Eldridge, Founder and Creative Director at Jo & Co who tells us: “The notion of hygge is not a fad, it’s a way of life and we strongly believe in the importance of a cosy home here at Jo Co, we have everything you need to snuggle up in style this winter so make sure to take a look at our fantastic range of carefully selected treasures.” This is just an idea of how to tailor your day of wellbeing this winter. Cornwall has a brilliant array of soulful destinations and resorts tailored to making you feel good. Whether you ﬁnd enjoyment on the water, walking along the coast path with your dog by your side, or snuggled up on the sofa with your favourite book, make sure to dedicate yourself a little ‘me time’ this winter and feed your mind, body and soul with all the elements that will make it sing.
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St Austell Penzance
SEA BREEZES This bungalow represents a fantastic opportunity for anybody hoping to capitalise on Cornwall’s seaside lifestyle.
INFORMATION Three double bedrooms Master en suite 4.8 acres of gardens and grounds Productive vegetable garden Heated indoor swimming pool Two garages Workshop Ample driveway parking One mile from Mawgan Porth beach
ith beautifully maintained private gardens and grazing land running to around ﬁve acres – just a mile from the surf and sand at Mawgan Porth – Sea Breezes is in prime position for exploring the north coast. But that’s not to say that all your days will be spent outside; the indoor heated swimming pool is a seriously tempting prospect, particularly on those stormy days when a dip in the ocean loses its appeal! There are also two garages – ideal for a car collection – and a workshop, which is perfect for hobbyists in need of space to hone their craft. With two reception rooms and three double bedrooms – including a master en suite – there’s ample space here for a family to spread out. In the kitchen you’ll ﬁnd plenty of light-ﬁlled space and all the appliances you’re likely to need to cook up your own winter storm. The best part is that you can do so whilst drawing on ingredients grown in your own productive veg garden! In the summer, friends and family simply won’t be able to resist paying you a visit, spending their days on the sands of Mawgan Porth, surﬁng and building castles, before heading out for the evening to one of the area’s many celebrity owned restaurants. Characterful, charming and immersed in stunning surroundings, Sea Breezes is the kind of home that rarely ﬁnds its way to market.
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TREMAYNE CLOSE A spacious three-bedroom property situated in the historic village of Devoran where Restronguet Creek meets the Carnon River.
INFORMATION Three bedrooms eautifully re ﬁtted kitchen Spacious living room Highly sought-after location Landscaped rear garden Integral garage Master bedroom with en suite
deally situated at the end of a favoured cul-de-sac in the popular village of Devoran, Tremayne Close has been a much-loved home for many years. It’s been tastefully updated including a reﬁtted kitchen with a range of modern appliances, as well as an updated bathroom and en-suite shower room. As you enter the property a central hallway connects the living room, kitchen, bedrooms and bathroom. The spacious living room has a brilliant aspect with far-reaching views over rolling countryside and provides the perfect space to relax of an evening. The kitchen has been beautifully reﬁtted with shaker style units and polished granite work surfaces, featuring built-in appliances with a osch ceramic hob, osch integrated double oven, and a cm integrated dishwasher. Similarly, the master bedroom has a modern reﬁtted en-suite shower room. edroom two is another large double and features builtin wardrobes and there s also a third single bedroom, which is currently used as a study. utside you’ll ﬁnd an integral single garage offering great storage space for bikes and kayaks as well as a pleasantly landscaped rear garden with an abundance of mature planting and a patio perfect for al fresco dining. The historic village of Devoran is located by the river where Restronguet Creek meets the Carnon River. Cyclists, walkers and
runners love the nearby issoe Trail which spans the county from Devoran all the way to Portreath on Cornwall’s north coast, making this a brilliant buying opportunity. Don’t take our word for it though! Make sure to book a viewing so you can appreciate the exceptional location and property potential for yourself.
ASKING PRICE: £350,000
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The multi-award-winning Wadebridge Dental Practice has scooped another two impressive wins in two National Awards.
n October this year Dentist Andrew Taylor was awarded with a certiﬁcate of merit by the British Dental Association for his services to dentistry. The following month, at the National Dentistry Awards 201 , Wadebridge Dental picked up the title for ‘ est Patient Care’ and at the Private Dentistry Awards in December they were awarded with ‘Most Improved Practice’ in the south. The practice covers all aspects of dentistry with its 10 strong dentist team, and is boldly leading the way into a new era with its latest state-of-the-art e uipment and interior styling. wned and run by husband and wife team Andrew and Melissa Taylor, they tell us We are incredibly proud of our whole team and owe these awards to them for their hard work and dedication to providing the best care for our patients. The team s dedication to their patients and their commitment to leading the way in dentistry is undeniable and is backed by a whole host of ﬁnalist places, including a previous win for ‘ est Practice’ and a commendation for Andrew in the ‘Dentist of the Year’ category at the Dental Awards 201 . It’s also backed by the patients who Wadebridge Dental treat we’ve done a little digging and found this review from Richard owler, alongside a multitude of
other positive reviews After returning to Cornwall I was unable to ﬁnd an NHS dentist, however after joining Wadebridge Dental, I would never return to NHS treatment. My gums and teeth are the healthiest they have ever been and since I joined 12 months ago, both my wife and father in law have joined based on my recommendation. It’s clear to us here at Cornwall Living that Wadebridge Dental has gone from strength to strength over the last couple of years, with the practice providing exceptional patient care whilst also offering all aspects of dentistry and facial aesthetic treatments under one roof. To book a free consultation or to ﬁnd out about the treatments that Wadebridge Dental offer, including Dental Implants, Teeth Straightening, Invisalign, Cosmetic Dentistry, General Family Dentistry and Facial Aesthetics, make sure to visit the Wadebridge Dental website or call to speak to a member of their friendly and knowledgeable team.
8 Park Place, Whiterock Road, Wadebridge PL27 7EA 01208 813816 firstname.lastname@example.org www.wadebridgedentalcare.co.uk
MAIN The Wadebridge Dental team at the Private Dentistry Awards INSET 2019 National Dentistry Awards BELOW Dentists Melissa and Andrew Taylor
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THE POWER OF SCIENCE MEDfacials offer tailor-made, targeted solutions to help you achieve healthy looking skin. ABOVE Delivering effective skincare solutions BELOW For those problem areas
ed by Dr Joachim Stolte and his specialist team of practitioners, MEDfacials is Cornwall’s trusted aesthetic skin and hair care clinic. “Our experienced team of doctors and aesthetic practitioners deliver safe, targeted and effective aesthetic and skin care treatments,” says Dr Stolte. “This includes IPL Laser, ProMax, lipo, Tixel, chemical peels, dermal ﬁllers, otox, PD Thread Lifts and other skin care procedures. Allowing you to get the results you deserve in a safe, professional, clinic-based environment.” It’s a scientiﬁc fact that the human body naturally stores fat, however the distribution of fat around the body is also down to genetics, Dr Stolte tells us. Meaning that some of us have ‘problem areas’ where no matter how much we exercise, it simply doesn’t budge. This is more common in women, however, men can also struggle with the same issue. Let’s say you pay attention to a healthy lifestyle by exercising regularly and eating a balanced diet, yet that one pad of fat that troubles you most will not disappear. If this sounds familiar and you want to eradicate the area once and for all, MEDfacials have an impressive solution. Aqualyx is a safe and effective fat dissolving treatment that can be used all over the body, including: around the
chin, thighs, waist, stomach, knees, hips and armpits. It involves an injection that targets the area from the inside in combination with external ultrasound. With visible results after your ﬁrst few treatments, you can ﬁnally get rid of those problem areas and get the results you’ve been dreaming of. ut how does A ualyx work? The treatment contains a fat dissolving substance, it is virtually pain free and contains an additional local anaesthetic. Immediately after the injection, external ultrasound can be applied for 10 minutes. On average it takes between three to ﬁve appointments within three-week intervals to see results and the treatment itself takes just 45 minutes. So, if you want to get rid of that problem area once and for all, or if you’re interested in the range of other treatments then make sure to get in touch with the MEDfacials team and discuss your options today.
Kent House, 1st Floor, St Clement Street, Truro TR1 1EQ 01872 463140 07886 250647 email@example.com www.medfacials.com Find more like this: www.cornwall-living.co.uk
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e l y t s e f i l r u o y Cornwall is the perfect place to benefit from lifestyle medicine; we can connect with the beautiful outdoors whilst exercising, and our local produce is second to none.
afe and effective, lifestyle medicine focuses on sleep, nutrition, exercise and stress reduction to improve health and wellbeing. After 20 years as a GP, Cornishman Dr Mark Crouse set up LifestyleDoc, a private lifestyle medicine practice in Truro, dedicating his time to helping people get the most out of their lifestyles. “As a doctor,” he tells us, “nothing feels more satisfying to me than seeing a patient taking control of their health condition with lifestyle change, rather than relying on medication.” Zoe Crouse trained as a nurse before completing a degree in Health Promotion. She now works as a ﬁtness instructor and health coach. She tells us: “I get a huge kick out of seeing people get more conﬁdent, more mobile, ﬁtter and happier as a result of my input and support.” LifestyleDoc offers appointments, health coaching, one-to-one Pilates and ﬁtness classes. Zoe tells us about Mrs B (not her real name). Juggling a stressful, sedentary job and busy family life, her exercise was limited to occasional walking. Meal choices were restricted by the rest of her family and prep time and she was concerned that she was drinking too much every week.
“Mrs B was fed up with feeling frumpy, tired and guilty and she certainly did not need a lecture,” Zoe explains. “She already wanted to change her lifestyle but previous attempts had failed because they were not sustainable and made her feel more miserable.” “Investing time to really listen is crucial to understand what makes clients tick and to be able to provide tailored solutions that work for their individual situation,” Mark adds. “People often need help to allow themselves to use positive motivators rather than negative ones and to be more selﬁsh when it comes to improving their wellbeing.” After completing her course Mrs B said: “I feel really proud of my achievements to date… I am much more conﬁdent, have more energy and I am in total control of my food choices now.” Mark ﬁnishes Habits and obstacles like [Mrs B’s] are all very common but people still feel embarrassed talking honestly about their lifestyle. Please don’t let that get in your way.” If you would like to arrange a free assessment to see if Mark and Zoe can help you, be sure to get in touch with LifestyleDoc.
Mark and Zoe can help you make the most of your lifestyle by the sea
12 Walsingham Place, Truro TR1 2RP www.lifestyledoc.co.uk Find more like this: www.cornwall-living.co.uk
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Convert your Aga or Rayburn to electric and enhance your energy savings, with help from Cornish Cooker Conversions.
ABOVE Gain control over your energy bills with an Energiser Rayburn or ElectricKit Aga conversion
Cornish Cooker Conversions is an independent business and in no way connected to AGA, AGA Rayburn or AGA Rangemaster Ltd. It provides services relating to the product known as an ‘ AGA’ and recognises and acknowledges all trademarks and patents in relation to the AGA product.
aving money on energy bills is surely something we can all get on board with, and doing so by eliminating your reliance on fossil fuels is a sure-ﬁre way of future prooﬁng how you heat your home. ne Cornish company that understands the importance of this is Cornish Cooker Conversions. By designing conversion kits for your range to be converted to electric from fuels like oil, gas and solid fuels, you can make your range more e cient and environmentally friendly thanks to independent hob and oven control, gaining the exibility re uired to control when your hobs are on and when they’re not. The energy-saving beneﬁts speak for themselves, and it’s no surprise that demand has led to the development of the Energiser Rayburn conversion kit – an innovative product that’s proving every bit as successful as the Electric it Aga conversion, but designed to ﬁt the majority of Rayburn models. Cornish Cooker Conversions is often contacted by owners of Rayburns that have either had major mechanical breakdowns or fuel issues that can’t be resolved. In many cases, these issues leave Rayburns being uneconomical to repair, especially because the parts are often di cult often impossible to source. Whichever Aga or Rayburn model you use to heat your home, explains Cornish Cooker Conversions Co-Director, Alan Jackson, by
converting to electric, we give your cooker a new lease of life, making it more economical and environmentally friendly.” Indeed, conversion is by-far preferable to scrapping your stove, which comes with the added angst of disruption to your kitchen and the unwelcome cost of a new cooker. Conversion of your range cooker takes just one day, and the work is carried out in-situ. It allows you to retain the warmth that your range emits into your kitchen, and gives you peace of mind that you’re using a more costeffective, environmentally friendly fuel to heat your home. The control panel makes it easy to choose how much warmth you want and when, ultimately giving you control over your energy bills whilst retaining the traditional warmth and aesthetics that make these ranges so appealing. To see for yourself the projects that the Cornish Cooker Conversions team have worked on simply head to the company’s Facebook page.
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A GROUNDBREAKING YEAR MAIN A flawless finish with Oltco
INSET Tom and Johnny
t’s been a year of highs for Oltco; the company has transformed hundreds of outdoor spaces, introduced an incredibly innovative new product – ‘Recycle Bound’ –and won a string of prominent awards. All of this, as well as becoming the o cial environmental partner for the 2019 and 2020 UK Pro Surf Tour’s ‘Clean Breaks’ initiative. The ‘Clean Breaks’ initiative will see both Oltco and The UK Pro Surf Association work towards instigating positive change for the environment by taking an active role in cleaning up the oceans and beaches around the UK’s coastline. Johnny Pearce, Co–Director of Oltco comments: “The partnership between Oltco and The UK Pro Surf Association is an important one for both organisations. Becoming the
o cial environmental partner is a powerful way of raising awareness about single use plastic in Cornwall and the rest of the UK.” To sum up an all-round impressive year, Oltco received the South West ‘Disrupter of the Year’ award at Natwest’s prestigious Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2019. This category recognises purpose driven pioneers of change and tenacious analytical innovators for a highly coveted award that re ects ltco’s ambition to implement positive change within its industry. The company has also received the ‘Recycled Product of the Year’ award for Recycle Bound in the National Recycling Awards and ‘Product of the Year’ for Recycle Bound in the Cornwall Business Awards. These are highly competitive awards and for Oltco to walk away with all three is an incredible achievement.
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We explore Oltco’s major achievements over the last year and what the future holds for this innovative company.
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As the impact of waste plastic across the world becomes an increasing concern, Oltco has joined the movement to combat the issue through the launch of Recycle Bound; made using recycled plastic, it will not only transform spaces (such as driveways and patios) but will play a role in utilising plastic which is already in circulation. The Directors of the company, Tom Stringer and Johnny Pearce are all too aware of the detrimental impact that waste plastic is having on the environment, particularly on the beaches around their hometown of Newquay. With vast technical experience in developing, testing and installing innovative resin solutions, they decided they wanted to help combat this worldwide problem through their services. Johnny tells us: “As a native of Newquay, I became increasingly concerned about the huge amount of waste plastic which was polluting the coastline of Cornwall and beyond. In the UK we throw away roughly 8.5 billion straws every year, and each square meter of Recycle Bound consists of the equivalent of 3,000. Therefore, if Recycle Bound was laid on a standard 50 squaremetre drive, the equivalent of 150,000 plastic straws would be recycled in the process.” Tom adds: “We’re proud to be an innovator, not an imitator, and as a business we’ve spent the past ﬁve years developing uni ue resin bound solutions. Through our new product design process we decided to explore waste plastic forming part of our blends. After 24 months of intensive development and testing, we launched Recycle Bound in January as a new, environmentally friendly option.” To amplify the business’ thriving model and promote its environmentally friendly ethos across the UK, Oltco has successfully launched a franchise scheme, with franchises in Bath, Blackpool, Lancaster, Ipswich, Colchester, Derby, Plymouth, Northwich, Cheshire,
Gloucester and most recently, Liverpool that all offer Recycle Bound – promoting this unique product and raising awareness of plastic pollution. Overall, it’s been a particularly groundbreaking year for Oltco who continue to provide exceptional and innovative products to clients across the UK whilst also championing an environmentally aware approach. The company exceeds customers’ expectations with fantastic results and outstanding customer service and continues to supply its high-quality products across the UK. Here’s to another year of success for a great Cornish company.
64 Tower Road, Newq uay TR7 1LY 01637 839000 email@example.com www.oltco.co.uk
DISCOVER MORE Oltco is also proud to support Surfers Against Sewage and be part of the 250 Club – a network of business working in partnership with Surfers Against Sewage to drive forward a movement for change, protecting the UK’s unique coastal environment from plastic pollution.
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With January comes sale time, with retailers promising ‘massive’ discounts. When it comes to kitchens, however, it’s not always as straightforward as it seems.
hen most kitchen companies say they’re offering 50% off, often what they mean is 50% off their kitchen cabinets, and not their doors, handles, plinths, taps or worktops. With this in mind, the team at St Austell-based Kettle Co. Kitchens wanted to come up with an offer that meant their customers were genuinely getting the best deal possible – one that meant savings could be made on every element of their dream kitchen, not just a cabinet frame. It also meant the savings had to be genuine, honest and not taken off in ated pre-sale prices. Kettle Co. Kitchens are already synonymous with stunning designs and an ability to ﬁt kitchens to customer requirements (not the other way around!), and that’s because Managing Director, Dale Williams, is not only from a family of time-served cabinet makers, but also has a degree in design. His designs are so good, they’ve actually featured on Channel 4’s Grand Designs! When it comes to choice, customers are spoiled for it! At Kettle Co., a stunning selection of contemporary and traditional styles can be found, from timeless, Shaker designs through to high gloss, streamlined, handle-less options. There are also plenty of colour choices and beautiful worktops to choose from, for that extra special ﬁnishing touch. Unlike the national retailers, Kettle Co. are able to offer uick, e cient and reliable service. Because they’re local, every member
of the team is there, close at hand, to deal with any changes, additions or any unforeseen issues that crop up during installation. And there are few kitchen retailers that can say their Managing Director will attend a kitchen installation, should his advice be required. That’s invaluable peace of mind right there! So, how can Kettle Co. offer the best kitchen deal? Well, the team have always offered competitive pricing, but as this is January sale time, they’ve gone the extra mile to create a genuine offer for their customers. In a nutshell, they promise that they won’t be beaten on price. They’ll price match against any other UK retailer’s store or website price, including offer-code discounts. They’re also offering a range of additional discounts throughout the sale period, until the end of January, so you’ll be hard-pressed to ﬁnd a better deal! So, if your New Year’s resolution is to update your tired and outdated kitchen, now’s the time to get in touch with Dale and the Kettle Co. team.
Choose from a wealth of styles and colours to perfectly suit your home
1st Floor HBH Woolacotts Superstore, Plymouth PL7 4TB 01752 936104 firstname.lastname@example.org www.kettleco.co.uk
With showrooms at HBH Woolacotts’ stores in St Austell and Plymouth, you can blend your tour of the Kettle Co. range with a stroll around HBH Woolacotts’ display of dishwashers, kettles, toasters and coffee machines, to really round the project off.
1st Floor HBH Woolacotts Superstore, St Austell PL25 5NE 01726 600034
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Quality, Service, Peace of Mind Stunning Kitchens and complementary Lifestyle Furniture, supported by exceptional customer service. Visit our exquisitely refurbished, twostorey showroom in Helston to begin your personal interior design journey.
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As the winter chill sets in, it couldn’t be a better time to treat yourself to some luxuriously soft carpeting.
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BELOW Rugs make the perfect addition
t’s January, it’s cold, we have another three months to wait until spring graces us with its presence. If there’s any time that you would want to invest in some soft and luxurious carpeting, it’s now. Imagine stepping out of bed and your feet meeting the warmth of a Canterbury rug. I know that’s my ﬁrst thought when I wake up in the morning; I have slate tiling in my bedroom and over winter I can’t even step out of bed without ﬁnding a pair of socks to protect my feet from the cold ﬁrst! Having had a look at the beautiful selection of ooring at Hardy Carpets, I’m very tempted to invest in some warm and cosy carpeting or perhaps a few soft and luxurious rugs. If not a fully ﬁtted carpet, the option of a soft rug provides an easy avenue to give your home some much-needed warmth and cosiness. We hear from Lynzi who tells us: Here at Hardy Carpets, we know that a rug can help transform a room. At our showroom in St Austell you’ll ﬁnd rugs in many sizes, shapes, styles and colours.” Whether you’re looking for a modern rug, a Persian rug, a rug for a child’s bedroom or a hallway runner, there are options to suit all styles and tastes.
With two showrooms based in St Austell and Summercourt, and a third in Liskeard – currently undergoing an exciting re-ﬁt it’s well worth visiting one of the showrooms so you can touch, see and feel the beautiful designs in person. Not to mention that the helpful staff are on hand to give you advice on what designs and styles are available. One customer has said of their experience: The staff helped to ﬁnd the right carpet and cut it to my requirements. It was all done with great customer service from start to ﬁnish. And in regards to the ﬁtting service another customer has said Hardy Carpets are highly recommended. The carpet ﬁtter did a fab job and lovely blokes. Many thanks.” So, if you’re tempted to treat yourself to some cosy new carpeting or a luxurious rug this winter, make sure to get in touch with the team and ﬁnd the perfect style to suit you and your home.
Gover Road, St Austell PL25 5NE 01726 76541 www.hardycarpets.co.uk
DID YOU KNOW? In January Hardy Carpets is having a rug sale with up to 30% of all rugs!
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FOAM IN CONSTRUCTION With the promise of a new decade ahead of us, now is a great time to think about using spray foam insulation for your construction project. ABOVE Could your project benefit from the versatility of spray foam?
ne of the most versatile insulation methods currently available in the UK and Europe, over the last few years, spray foam insulation has only continued to grow in popularity. Its performance, speed of application and durability outperform just about every type of traditional, premanufactured alternative. If you’re embarking on a new construction project, Richard Yeo, Managing Director of ThermoFoam stresses the importance of using a professional and experienced contractor to take care of the insulation. “This can help to alleviate numerous problems,” he explains, “not least the everincreasing thermal requirements in the form of U-Value targets.” Whereas many traditional forms of insulation may require an air-gap, spray foam is applied in-situ, directly to the substrate, leaving no room for condensation to form. This helps to save space in your roof rafters or wall studs, reducing the cost of structural materials. What’s more, with airtightness now a vital consideration on all new build projects, Richard continues: “Spray foam offers this in abundance, without the need to seal and tape joints.” For new build projects that are curved or of unusual shapes, it’s almost impossible to insulate effectively with any
form of pre-manufactured insulation. With spray foam, however – because it’s installed as a li uid which expands to ﬁll a void such obstacles are easily overcome. Having carried out many different installations for a range of clients across the Duchy, Richard and the ThermoFoam team can conﬁdently say that there are few other insulation solutions that can save signiﬁcant time and allow you to stick to project deadlines quite like spray foam. Spray foam offers true speed and e ciency, with most new build homes being insulated in just a single day. In comparison to premanufactured insulation such as ﬁbrebased, or rigid PIR (which can take several days, or even weeks, to install), spray foam allows you to move forward with your project, almost immediately. If you’re embarking on a new construction, be it for your own dream home or for a commercial project, the beneﬁts of spray foam really do speak for themselves, so why not give ThermoFoam a call?
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Imagine returning home to a warm fire and bespoke fireplace made to suit you and your home.
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s humans, we ﬁnd something mesmerising about the licking of ames as they dance in front of us let’s not forget it’s something that has been crucial to our survival for hundreds of millennia! That means there is hardly anything more natural than wanting to come home to a warming ﬁre this winter, which is why at Eden Hearth Home you can ﬁnd everything you need under one roof to make your home toasty as the temperatures drop, from the latest living ame gas ﬁres and state-of-theart electric suites, to a great range of solid fuel ﬁres and stoves. We catch up with owner, Tracy, at the Goonhavern showroom. She tells us all about the wide range of heating products this fantastic company has to offer, suiting the needs of each and every customer that comes through the door. The advancements in home heating products over the last 12 months alone have been incredible, and we are constantly updating the showroom to make sure that we’re able to offer all the latest technologies across our heating range. With the vast range of products available on today’s market, it can be a little daunting when trying to make the right choices. The team at Eden Hearth Home have a wealth of knowledge between them and are always on hand to help you make the right decision. The company offers a full survey in the comfort of your own home, and will send one of the ualiﬁed engineers to discuss all the options. ut it’s not only ﬁres that Tracy and the team can offer. She explains We specialise in bespoke ﬁreplaces and cover the whole of
Cornwall for both supply and installation. This is where Eden Hearth Home really stand out from the competition. Tracy continues We offer a truly bespoke service to our customers. Many of them do not wish to replace expensive carpets or ooring when replacing their ﬁreplace. We’re able to make everything in our range to measure and even offer a carpet ﬁtting service the perfect way to complement your new installation. In store you can take your pick from over 0 ﬁreplace designs, all of which are available in many natural materials including limestone, sandstone and slate. The team can also make your ﬁreplace as individual as you and your home, and with more than 20 marble colours to choose from, you’re sure to ﬁnd a colour to suit your d cor. Perhaps you have your own design? If so, Tracy says ring it in! ur team will soon be able to tell you whether it’s possible! You will always receive a warm welcome at Eden. Situated within the Goonhavern Garden Centre site they have a wonderful bright showroom with live ﬁres and ﬁreplaces on display for you to peruse and try before you buy. There’s plenty of time to have your dream ﬁreplace installed in time for Christmas, so why not pop down to the showroom and take a look at the display for yourself?
EDEN HEARTH & HOME
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Your local stockist of Sherborne sofas, chairs and lift & rise recliners
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TO MOVE Is 2020 the year you’ll finally build the conservatory you’ve been dreaming of?
or those of you seeking a bespoke conservatory design that promises to increase thermal e ciency whilst transforming the light and space in your home, look no further than Collingtons. Designed to give you that extra space you’ve always dreamed of, whilst bringing the outdoors in, Collingtons promise to present you with a range of year-round conservatory solutions, no matter what your home requirements may be. The roof is the most important structural element in your conservatory, providing both strength and stability. Installing an Ultraframe roof ensures your conservatory will be robust, durable and long-lasting whilst adding external visual dynamics that add style and shape to your home. Designed to give you a ‘real living room’ feel, the optional ‘Livinroom' design adds a whole new dynamic to your living space. The ‘Livinroom' provides a truly stunning transformation offering a whole range of styling and furnishing choices, including the ability to integrate lighting and speakers that you may not see in a traditional design. The latest Ultraframe designs also ensure a truly multi-functional, pleasant and relaxing
space that provides greater overall value by combining the light of a conservatory with the feel of an extension. wner Colin says We offer free consultations to advise you on the best solutions for your individual requirements based on the Ultraframe range of products.” The Ultraframe roof choices provided by Collingtons would not only be a valuable addition to your home but would also comply with all current building regulations and any permissions required by the local authority. Whether you’re looking to replace your existing conservatory to improve thermal e ciency or you’re looking for a versatile home improvement solution that can add that all-important year-round space, the design and installation team at Collingtons are on hand to help. Call the team today to talk through your new-year home improvement re uirements or visit their website for further details.
ABOVE Improve your home with a stylish Ultraframe conservatory
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Duchy Hospital are pleased to offer a range of non-surgical cosmetic treatments. Our specially trained nurses provide a range of treatments including: • Harmony Laser Therapy • Soprano Laser Hair Removal
• Medik8 Chemical Skin Peels • Medik8 Tailor Made Skin Care Regimes Why not book a complimentary consultation with one of our aesthetic nurses to discuss the treatment of your choice. For more information or if you wish to book an appointment, please call 01872 302 805 or visit duchyhospital.co.uk
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T O B E R AT H E R T H A N T O S E E M T O B E
On Display Showcasing local artists and art galleries
1. CSCAPE ART
Trawlermen Tie p by Sarah Blakey Sail Loft Emporium (anti ues and collectables), The Craft iln (Cornish crafts) and Cscape Art are part of The ld Workshop, next to the main Charlestown car park. Many originals, prints and cards by artist Sarah lakey, and photographer Mick lakey are available at the gallery. See the website for winter opening hours. THE OLD WORKSHOP, CHARLESTOWN PL25 3NJ 01726 66639 www.theoldworkshopcharlestown.co.uk
2. NIKO BROWN KILN FORMED GLASS ART
Fused Glass by Niko Brown Glass artist Niko rown explores light, shadow, shape and form with the medium of fused glass. sing uplifting colours and themes inspired by country and coastal living, Niko works from her home studio near Truro, selling her beautiful work, gifts and personalised fused glass pieces online and through local galleries. To learn more and discover where you can view it in person, visit Niko’s website. www.nikobrown.co.uk
4. SALLY NAPIER JEWELLERY Coastal inspired pendant by Sally Napier
Dive into the deep blue with this stunning sea-inspired pendant. Handcrafted silver circles with semi-precious stones, faceted a uamarines, labradorite, rock crystals, pebbles and pearls, all sitting together in harmony inspired by the colours, re ections and textures of the sea and coastline. Purchase online or contact Sally if you’d like to visit her studio to see her work or discuss a commission or repair.
3. ALCHEMY TILES Live. Laugh. Love by Mel Chambers
Live simply. Laugh often. Love deeply. ringing ancient 1 th century inlay techni ues into a modern-day era, Alchemy Tiles individually hand carves, rather than paints, inspiring images, uotes and poetry into beautiful bespoke and uni ue creations. All held eternal in earth and time. Commissions welcome. THE STUDIO, GOLDMARTIN GARAGE, SAMPYS HILL, MAWNAN SMITH, FALMOUTH TR11 5EW 07768 193848 | email@example.com www.alchemytiles.com
PINCH HILL, MARHAMCHURCH EX23 0ER 07973 193773 www.sallynapier.co.uk
5. CORNISH FUSED GLASS Treasured Memories by Kirstyn Smith
Working from her studio at home, irstyn Smith creates an incredible array of fused glass works, many of which can be found on her website. You can ﬁnd a selection of stunning pieces in a number of Cornish shops, or why not get in touch and discuss a commission? 07903 499785 fusedglassbykirstynsmith www.cornishfusedglassbykirstynsmith.com
6. STEVE SLIMM STUDIO
West Across Praa – Evening by Steve Slimm It’s a rarity these days to ﬁnd such contemplative depth in landscape art. This print breathes that uni ue uality of Cornish light. Experience a wide range of originals and prints at Steve’s studio, transcendent work that whispers the spirit of Cornwall. Feel free to text or call to book a visit and make the most of his winter sale. THE OLD FACTORY STUDIOS, NEAR PRAA SANDS CROSS ROADS TR20 9RA 07968 979367 www.transcendentalexpressionism.com
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Got Waste? We’re at your disposal! Nobody wants to arrive on holiday to somebody else’s rubbish! This is why we conveniently guarantee the removal of your holiday home waste before your next guests arrive. We can also collect waste from weddings and private events, so that you can enjoy the party and forget about the clean-up!
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We also recycle paper, cardboard, metals and plastics.
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COASTAL ESCAPES O U R C H O I C E O F C O R N I S H G E TAWAY S
Beautiful stays in Tintagel, Landrake and Penzance.
Trewethan Barn, Tintagel Lovingly renovated to exceptional standards, Trewethan Barn has been transformed into a stylish and spectacular property, offering spacious comfort with a craftsman’s eye for detail. Offering an enclosed garden with lawns and a large barbeque hut – seating 12 – it’s a great year-round venue. The paved terrace outside the kitchen is just the ticket for a spot of al fresco dining, including a place to relax and soak up the sun. Even during the winter, you’ll ﬁnd everything you need to snuggle down and get cosy. In the kitchen there’s under oor heating and all the appliances needed to cook up a Cornish storm, including a gorgeous range cooker, while in the lounge, a log-burning stove and cushy ‘L’ sofa are a real treat after a day spent on the windswept cliffs of Tintagel. Tintagel is just a two-minute drive away and has much to offer, including the historic King Arthur’s castle, which perches atop dramatic cliffs. The wider South West Coast Path will take you to hidden beaches, waterfalls and other beautiful sites, offering endless days of coastal walks, perfect for those who like to lace up their boots and explore. Sleeping eight across four bedrooms, including a master with an en-suite shower room, if you’re looking for a Cornish escape to enjoy with friends or extended family, this could well be the stay for you!
01208 607700 www.toadhallcottages.co.uk
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| STAY Polly’s Bower, Landrake A little slice of heaven, Polly’s Bower (ref. 969450) is a luxurious, dog-friendly retreat for couples set in beautiful rolling Cornish countryside, with sensational far-reaching views and an elegant outdoor heated pool. A unique property, this exquisite 300 year old apple-crushing barn conversion is situated in south-east Cornwall, between the villages of Landrake and Tideford, near the city of Plymouth. It occupies a tranquil location, tucked away amid a patchwork of ﬁelds and wooded valleys, yet a stone’s throw from the Tamar Valley and Cornwall’s incredible beaches and coastline. Enter the spacious open-plan living room and discover a tasteful blend of modern and rustic. ak wood oors, exposed beams and modern art adds to the comfort, elegance and style. The kitchen is well equipped with gadgets, including a coffee machine. Romantics can enjoy candlelit dinners at the dining table or on the south-facing patio during the warmer months, to watch the sun set. Bring the dog and enjoy endless amounts of stunning walks, followed by an evening spent cosied up in front of the log burner. Polly’s Bower is the dream couple’s getaway for any time of year.
01326 573808 www.cornishcottageholidays.co.uk
Boscrowan Farm, Penzance Located within walking distance of Penzance and a mere 20-minute drive of St Ives, Boscrowan Farm is in prime position to explore Cornwall’s Penwith Heritage Coast. Designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Penwith Heritage Coast has a captivating beauty with incredible coves, coastal walks and cultural attractions to explore. All of this is easily accessible from your base at oscrowan, where you’ll ﬁnd two cottages available the two-bed Ring and Thimble cottage, and the four-bed Peace and Plenty. As soon as you step inside either cottage you’ll feel totally at home. Peace and Plenty is a lovingly converted barn for four, featuring a stunning open-plan living space, and Ring and Thimble is a delightful thatched cottage. There is so much to please the eye and soothe the mind from the delightful views across the gardens and orchard, to the beautiful ﬁttings, original features and ﬁnishing touches inside the barn. It’s a home from home, a place to linger and just be, or a restful place to come back to and relax after a day’s adventuring in the local area. Boscrowan Farm provides the perfect family holiday accommodation. Enjoy cooking, dining and relaxing in the light and airy living spaces. Bedrooms have luxurious cotton bed linen, soft bathrobes and handpicked oral arrangements for that extra special touch, and the farm’s peaceful grounds are a pleasure to walk around. Not to mention that kids are welcome to meet and feed the farm animals providing some wholesome entertainment when you return from your excursions.
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Creekside Cottages Near Falmouth, Cornwall
Situated by the wooded creeks around the Falmouth Estuary and the sailing waters of the Carrick Roads, we offer a fine collection of individual waters edge, rural and village cottages sleeping from 2-8 persons. Whatever the time of year, there is always something happening that makes Cornwall special; perfect for family and friends.
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THE VALUE OF INDEPENDENCE Do you have a holiday cottage or properties that an agency markets for you?
unning your own self-catering accommodation alongside daily life used to be more demanding than it is today, so it was easier to pay the agency fees and let someone else do the leg work. But, explains Jo Blaylock, property marketing and booking expert at ACT Independent, “times have changed.” “Owners of quality holiday properties can pay between £20,000 and £70,000 in agency commissions over a three-year period,” Jo continues. “Agencies typically take 20% plus VAT of the total booking value; then it’s the owner who pays for changeovers, service fees, property maintenance and bills. It’s signiﬁcant money. Since many local agencies are now owned by large corporates, Jo tells us, “your property gets contractually locked in and competes for bookings among thousands of others.” This is a missed opportunity, especially when you have an excellent property that can hold its own. According to ACT, owners’ main concerns about going it alone are getting enough bookings, and disruptions from guests when booking or during their stay. Firstly, Jo stresses, you really don’t have to pay an agency to market your property to get bookings. “Our experts will do everything you need to professionally set up your marketing. And we'll continue to provide support if you want us to. Most tasks involved can be automated by having a website carefully designed and written
for your property.” With ACT, your website would include an availability calendar, so guests can simply book and pay online, linking your availability to live listings on portals like Booking.com. Secondly, potential guests sometimes have a query about advertised rates, start days or length of stay. “An agency asks for your response to these anyway, so the only difference is you reply to your guests direct,” reveals Jo. When it comes to cleaning and property maintenance, “which owners are responsible for even when using an agency,” local service companies are hired to organise this. “Sharing your property calendar enables them to support you and your guests hassle-free.” At the end of the day, Jo believes you’ve got nothing to lose and little to be concerned about, especially given that you normally have a six-month agency contract termination clause – the perfect time period to become fully set up to run independently. Jo ﬁnishes If for some reason you change your mind, simply return to the agency or join another. They’ll deﬁnitely want your business. For more sound advice on capitalising on your holiday cottage or to ﬁnd out more about ACT Independent, be sure to give Jo and the team a call.
High quality holiday homes will often market themselves!
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With sweeping sand dunes, enticing rockpools, lifeguarded waves and miles of beach, owner of Forever Cornwall, Phil Gendall, explores Gwithian as one of the UK’s classic holiday destinations.
MAIN The iconic Godrevy Lighthouse lies just offshore
f you’re unfamiliar with this spot, the beach at Gwithian is tucked away on the west side of St Ives Bay. Thanks to its westerly facing position, it basks in sunlight throughout the day. The beach is backed by towering dunes (or ‘the Towans’), and has endless golden sand and crystal-clear sea. Across the bay you can see St Ives perched on the horizon, and just offshore is the iconic Godrevy Lighthouse, the inspiration behind Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse. We ask Phil to sum up what he loves about this beautiful pocket of Cornwall.
Space to breathe Gwithian is at one end of three miles of beach stretching all the way to Hayle, “so even in August, Phil explains, you can ﬁnd plenty of space for you and your clan.” The dunes invite exploration and coastal paths stretch out towards the lighthouse and beyond. “This is a wildlife-rich area with numerous seals, and even dolphins and rare Cornish choughs – making it a great place to unwind and really feel as if you’re in another world.”
Something for everyone “As the beach is so vast,” Phil continues, “it offers something for everybody. It’s a great place to learn or improve your surﬁng skills, with schools offering lessons and gear rental. At low tide the beach has an array of rock and sand pools, which are perfect places to explore and paddle with the little ones.” What’s more, four-legged friends are welcome all year round on the south-westerly section of the beach. Forever Cornwall has a selection of chic chalets and stylish beach houses within a stone’s throw of the sea, handpicked for people who like nice things. If this sounds like you, book your 2020 Gwithian holiday now and give yourself something to look forward to!
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G OURMET We catch up with all the latest news from some of our favourite chefs, eateries, hotels and pubs.
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The Falmouth Hotel has decided to buck the trend of offering Michelin style ﬁne dining cuisine, choosing instead to maintain an element of ﬁne dining and Rosette worthy food alongside a more diverse offering of choices that cater to every palate.
a healthier life In the new year we can form resolutions that boost our own health and at the same time reduce the burden on our planet’s resources. And at Archie Browns – based in Truro and Penzance – the team is committed to making conscious choices available to all. In Archie rowns’ popular reﬁll section, you’ll ﬁnd a selection of organic grains, nuts, seeds and similar, that the team has reﬁned in order to minimise the footprint of your food. For instance, explains founder Helen Swift ur new ‘almonds by sail’ have travelled lightly from Portugal, maximising their amazing nutrients and avour. We also have olive oil sailing in soon!” You can reﬁll your toiletries, laundry and household products, choosing from a range that’s kind to both body and conscience, without harsh chemicals or animal testing. The latest alternative shampoo and conditioner bars, for instance, are perfect for those looking to remove plastic from their bathrooms. For more information visit www.archiebrownscornwall.co.uk
The idea is to provide classic dishes, made to their traditional recipes, with seasonal and local ingredient twists. Classic dishes include beef bourguingnon, breaded mozzarella with pesto or liver bacon and onions then you have the ﬁne dishes of mackerel tartare or king scallops with lemon butter sauce.
The ambition is to delight guests with good, honest and traditional avours, to move away from the traditional evening menus and let the chefs express themselves with a larger, more consistent brasserie feel menu – moving with the seasons and engaging with local suppliers. For more information call 01803 296677 or visit www.falmouthhotel.co.uk
Winter warmers at The Lemon Arms
As soon as you set foot in the Lemon Arms in Mylor, you’re met with the warm and cosy ambiance of a traditional Cornish pub. Christmas is over, the winter chill doesn’t look like relenting and a meal in a warm pub in front of the ﬁre is exactly what we need to make it through to spring. The Lemon Arms knows good food and you’ll ﬁnd all the pub classics on the menu, from steak and ale pie, to beer battered cod and chips, and comforting pasta dishes. All food, where possible, is sourced locally from Cornish suppliers, and everything is freshly prepared by the chefs, so if you could use a winter warmer in front of the ﬁre this January, be sure to book your table.
For more information call 01326 373666 or visit www.lemonarms.co.uk
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The Red Lion scoops Silver in Cornwall
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pen every day throughout the year, serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea, Tremenheere itchen is just the ticket for food with a view, commanding stunning views across St Michael’s Mount. Making everything on the menu in-house, from chutneys and jams, to breads and cakes, the chefs’ menu is constantly evolving, capitalising on the area’s rich home-grown produce. Here at Cornwall Living we particularly like the sound of the croque monsieur with honey glazed ham served in onion seed bread. Perfect for dog-walkers, with the St Michael’s Way pilgrimage running directly past the restaurant and a dog-friendly seating area, why not stop
Awarded Silver for Forthglade’s DogFriendly Pub Award at the recent Cornwall Tourism Awards, never has there been a better time to take a wintry stroll with your furry friend in tow, before returning to the warmth of the Red Lion in Blackwater – a traditional Cornish pub that always offers a roaring welcome and, in the cooler months, a roaring ﬁre!
The Black Swan in Gweek Situated at the head of the Helford river in Gweek, The lack Swan Inn provides the perfect haven to retreat to after a day spent on the water or exploring the nearby attractions. Whether you’ve hopped off your kayak or boat, or are simply passing through, it’s well worth a visit on any Cornish itinerary. The family friendly country pub serves fresh food and seafood specials daily, using locally sourced produce. They also stock a great selection of local ales and wines and there’s a beer garden perfect for soaking up the sun on those warm summer days. Make sure to check out the Facebook page for regular updates on live music and pub quiz events! For more information call 01326 221502 or visit Black Swan Gweek Inn
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Throughout the winter, the Red Lion has themed foodie evenings on each night of the week Monday is Pizza Night and ingo, Tuesday is Homemade Pie Night, then on Wednesday you can enjoy Curry Night. n Thursday, enjoy all the trimmings at Steak Night, then as the weekend rolls around, what could be better than Fish and Chip Friday? Throughout the week there’s a superb offering of vegan and gluten free meals, plus a tempting array of delicious desserts and daily changing specials. All of this, rounded off with an all-day roast on Sunday, for which booking is absolutely essential!
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Here at the family run Bier Huis, we are passionate about sharing the dining & beer rituals that Belgium has to offer, with a refreshing splash of the Cornish Coast. Belgium is known for its incomparable brewing traditions & continuous beer flow. Coupled with delightful, luscious & comforting cuisine.
If you offer room service to your guests, then we have the solution that will be right for you. Our contemporary ‘Welcome to Cornwall’ range of luxury hot chocolate, sugar sticks and freeze dried coffees along with Cornwall s finest tagged and enveloped teas, completes the Cornwall themed range of fantastic quality products.
Our diverse cellar collection allows you to indulge in the tremendous varieties composed by the country’s rich & captivating heritage - not to mention the charming glass collection. Add to this a delicious menu serving a wide range of traditional Belgian dishes – for breakfast, lunch and dinner – and you have a menu that’s unique to the seaside town of St Ives. Whether if it’s a morning coffee or soothing loose-leaf tea you’re after, somewhere to relax for lunch, or a romantic dinner in the evening, we have something for you all day. You won’t leave disappointed!
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GET ORGANISED Have you decided to move home in 2020? ABOVE Whatever it is you need help organising, Shelly and the team can help
hey say that moving house is one of the most stressful things to do. At Kewniek (the Cornish word for ‘mossy’), owner Shelly Moss knows this well, having moved many times herself. But, she tells us: “I found it less stressful because I was organised.” Of course, there are things that are out of your control. As Shelly tells us: “We moved to one house and they had left all their unwanted furniture and white goods – nightmare!” The key is to really get organised with the things that you can control. When you are, the things outside of your control are much easier to deal with. Shelly suggests looking for one of the many available online house-move checklists – a great starting point for building your own to-do list. Keen to know more, we ask what else Shelly recommends to help get you organised. Firstly, she suggests de-cluttering before you move. “The worst thing about unpacking at the other end is ﬁnding boxes with drawer contents you didn’t get around to sorting, clothes you haven’t worn for ages, shoes that hurt too much to wear, gadgets that you never use or out-of-date items that have been lurking in the back of your kitchen cupboards.” If this is proving a daunting task, Shelly and the Kewniek team can help! Next is to ﬁnd a good removal company (for instance, Britannia Lanes). “Do your
research,” suggests Shelly. “Do they supply the boxes, bubble wrap, paper? Will they put up your bed at your new home? Do they have a good reputation?” Again, if you’re unsure, why not consult Kewniek and see who they recommend? Finally, organise your change of address. Making a spreadsheet of all your policies with names, addresses and contact numbers for insurance, DVLA, bank, pensions, reward cards – anything like that – is an invaluable tool in ensuring your details are changed on all of your accounts. “Remember,” concludes Shelly, “that if you start getting organised early, there is always time left to ask for help!” And if you are considering enlisting the assistance of Kewniek, don’t just take our good word for it. Television presenter, Nick Knowles, says: “I can thoroughly recommend Shelly and her team, who completely re-organised my house and helped move home with me on several occasions. Having Shelly on board takes the stress out of trying to get organised. Life is more relaxed and there’s more time and space for the important things once she’s weaved her organisational magic!”
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2020 marks the 20th anniversary of Cornish disaster relief charity ShelterBox, in which time it has supported more than 1.5 million people around the world after disaster.
helterBox was launched in 2000 by the Rotary Club of Helston-Lizard. This group of passionate volunteers investigated the emergency items people need and worked to understand transport and logistics. They spoke to manufacturers and found a sturdy box. They then visited the Rotary International Conference to drum up support, the initial hope being to help eight-to-ten families a year, with each box containing a family sized tent, sleeping bags, water purifying tablets, trenching tool and pots and pans. ShelterBox’s ﬁrst response was to support families affected by the 2001 earthquake in Gujarat, India. 20 years later, ShelterBox has grown to become a respected humanitarian organisation providing emergency shelter, essential items and support to over 1.5 million people across 97 countries, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, with fundraising teams in 15 different countries. And the charity continues to go further and reach more people by working with a range of in uential partners, including the International Federation of Red Cross and the International Organisation for Migration. The need for emergency shelter is now more urgent than ever. In fact, 88 million people are currently living without shelter after disaster or con ict. ut thanks to its
supporters and fundraisers, ShelterBox will ABOVE Supporting continue to work hard to meet its original goal: helping families to rebuild after disaster. families around the world in the wake Innovation is at the heart of this impressive of disaster charity’s work, and it’s always searching for INSET ways to improve. Indeed, ShelterBox teams Enjoy the are always out gathering feedback from Visitor Centre's people they’ve supported, then working interactive exhibits to improve the aid items they provide, including blankets, tents and solar lanterns. If you’d like to learn more about ShelterBox, its founding story, its aid items and the impact of its work, you can visit the headquarters in Truro. ShelterBox’s Disaster Relief Visitor Centre is fast becoming one of Cornwall’s most unique attractions – welcoming over 9,000 visitors in 2019 alone. Families are sure to enjoy trying to pack a ShelterBox, and interactive exhibits showcase the positive impact of the charity’s work. The best part is that admission is free! Simply head to the website for opening times, then pencil in a visit.
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The Park, recently a winner of multiple awards including Gold for Holiday Park and Village of the Year and Gold for Customer Service Superstars at the Cornwall Tourism Awards, Silver for Holiday Park and Village of the Year at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards, Gold for the David Bellamy Award as well as a recent Visit England Award for a 5 star Holiday Park rating. Just a short stroll from the beach at Mawgan Porth, with a selection of accommodation from luxury lodges, cottages, park cabins, cladded caravans and a fairyland style yurt village with many of the properties having their very own private outdoor hot tubs. There are two pools, a sauna and steam room, children’s play areas, a
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As we begin the start of a new decade, now’s the time to check the health of your business and tax affairs.
BELOW Zoe Curnow, Minack Theatre
irmly rooted in Cornwall, RRL understand the challenges and opportunities for businesses throughout the county. As one of Cornwall’s leading Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisors, the expert team at RRL have signiﬁcant in-house experience with services ranging from high-level tax advice, business accounts, grants and personal tax returns, through to audit and inheritance (probate). Partner, Nick Skerratt says: “Our aim is to help local businesses thrive. We look at businesses through an expert lens, constantly adding value in today’s everchanging economic environment. Our people are what make our ﬁrm we’re a team of highly ualiﬁed, extremely approachable accountancy and tax experts, and we pride ourselves on providing outstanding client care.” Some key Cornish clients include the Carbis Bay Hotel in St Ives and the iconic Minack Theatre in Porthcurno, for which RRL provides forward-thinking and innovative accountancy solutions, essential for these diverse and growing businesses.
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mmerse yourself in our new Kitchen and Bathroom Showroom at Tamar Trading in Bodmin. We are one of Cornwall’s leading independent Builders’ Merchants, offering a great service and wide range of products to retail customers, DIY enthusiasts and to the trade. We’ve gathered together a collection of beautiful kitchens and bathrooms, ready for you to explore and experience. Talk to our designers about the perfect kitchen or bathroom for your home and choose from both contemporary and classic styles, which offer great quality at a price that’s as appealing as the designs themselves. Visit our showrooms to see for yourself, call us to arrange an appointment or visit our website for more information.
Call 01208 264700 www.tamartrading.com Branch & Showroom Cooksland Ind. Estate, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 2PZ Branches also at HOLSWORTHY & TORRINGTON
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LIFE CHANGING DENTISTRY At Pure we have decades of combined experience providing Advanced Dental Solutions. These days nobody needs to be troubled by their teeth. All of the images below are of real clients.
SINGLE OR MULTIPLE MISSING TEETH
When you have lost a tooth it not only causes emotional distress, but also upsets the equilibrium in your mouth. If you lose a large tooth at the back of your mouth, you will normally compensate by eating food on the other side of your mouth, by doing this you will effectively be placing excess pressure on these teeth which, over time could cause them to break or be lost. If you lose a front tooth it is likely to have a massive effect on your self-confidence.
Loose dentures can cause frustration and embarrassment. Wearing an ill-fitting denture can make it difficult to eat certain types of food - which in turn could have detrimental effects on your digestion and overall health. Many people with loose dentures will use lots of denture adhesive to compensate which can leave an unpleasant taste in the mouth and make cleaning the denture difficult. Dental implants can help stabilise dentures, allowing you to eat whatever you like with confidence.
NEW SMILE IN A DAY
In suitable patients we can replace a conventional removable denture with a fixed restoration in just one day! We use a revolutionary approach that has radically changed the replacement of lost teeth. We can now remove failing teeth, place new implants and provide a fixed full restoration in a single day. This approach to dental treatment allows you to rediscover the feeling of being able to smile with confidence and it allows you to begin to enjoy eating again.
TAKE THE FIRST STEP. We offer complimentary treatment advisor appointments where a highly qualified member of our team will make treatment recommendations after listening to your personal situation, or you can attend one of our free, relaxed and informal presentations which are held regularly at the practice. ALL ATTENDEES RECEIVE A FREE ASSESSMENT WORTH £120
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Perenn House, City Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2JL - GDC number: 77678
Our track record speaks for itself
Savills Cornwall 01872 243 200
Portloe, South Cornwall
St Mawes, South Cornwall
Falmouth, South Cornwall
Superbly presented traditional cottage with incredible views, character features, two bedrooms both en suite, single garage, EPC=F
First floor apartment with water coastline and harbour views, central village location, terraced gardens, studio, adjacent to the beach, EPC=G
Superb location, far reaching river, countryside and harbour views, open plan living, four bedrooms, landscaped gardens, EPC Exempt
Guide £465,000 | Freehold
Guide £525,000 | Freehold
Guide £685,000 | Freehold
Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall
Lanlivery, Mid Cornwall
Malpas, South Cornwall
Terrace of three coastguard cottages, sensational coastal setting, ownership of hillside and beach, superb redevelopment opportunity, EPC=E
Beautiful mill conversion, one bedroom annexe, stunning gardens & extensive land, outbuildings & home office, countryside views, EPC=D
Townhouse with views of the Truro River and countryside, open plan kitchen/living room, four double bedrooms, double integral garage, EPC=B
Guide £1.5 million | Freehold
Guide £650,000 | Freehold
Guide £795,000 | Freehold
Mawgan, West Cornwall
Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall
Treyarnon Bay, North Cornwall
Secluded location with woodland views, four bedrooms, planning consent granted to extend, annexe, outbuildings & home office, EPC=E,
Coastal retreat with panoramic ocean and countryside views, south facing lawns, six bedrooms and study, double garage, EPC=C
World class setting, excellent opportunity for redevelopment, gardens with direct access to coastal path, 1st time on the market ever, EPC=F
Guide £795,000 | Freehold
Guide £2.5 million | Freehold
Offers in excess of £3 million | Freehold
Talk to us today Chris Clifford Head of Residential 01872 243 201 email@example.com
George Hill Associate 01872 243 205 firstname.lastname@example.org
Staci Shephard Residential Team Coordinator 01872 243 206 email@example.com
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Our track record speaks for itself
Savills Cornwall 01872 243 200
St Ives, West Cornwall
Maenporth, South Cornwall
Kenwyn, Mid Cornwall
Charming fishermans cottage, direct access to the beach, unbeatable location, views of the harbour beach & sea from all three floors, EPC=E
Spacious seaside residence, six bedrooms, large gardens, walking distance to several beaches, woodland & stream, two double garages, EPC=E
Attractive detached cottage, idyllic rural setting, just under an acre of gardens, great potential to extend if required, three bedrooms, EPC=E
Guide £410,000 | Freehold
Guide £1.25 million | Freehold
Guide £500,000 | Freehold
Cury, West Cornwall
Feock, South Cornwall
The Roseland, South Cornwall
Smallholding close to the coast, four bedroom farmhouse, three bedroom barn conversion, large carport, range of outbuildings, EPC=E
Historical Grade II Listed Cornish cottage, ownership of the foreshore and mooring, direct water access, three bedrooms, EPC Exempt
Far reaching countryside views, four bedrooms, conservatory, impeccably maintained gardens, solar panels and air source heating, EPC=C
Guide £950,000 | Freehold
Guide £650,000 | Freehold
Guide £725,000 | Freehold
Constantine, South Cornwall
Perranuthnoe, West Cornwall
Charlestown, South Cornwall
Period double fronted stone cottage, idyllic rural location, convenient for Falmouth and the Helford river, snug room, Rayburn, four bedrooms, EPC=F
Short walk to the beach and coast path, sea and countryside views, four bedrooms, two attic rooms, period details, walled garden, EPC Exempt
Charming cottage moments from the harbour and local beach, three bedrooms, parking, character stone, patio area, quiet no through road, EPC=D
Guide £450,000 | Freehold
Guide £850,000 | Freehold
Guide £300,000 | Freehold
Meet the team Chris Clifford Head of Residential 01872 243 201 firstname.lastname@example.org
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This substantial & highly versatile six bedroom detached period home of real character occupies an elevated position above the historic harbour village of Boscastle with a self contained annexe apartment & ample driveway parking. EPC E
Boscastle | £499,950
This substantial ﬁve bedroom detached Grade II listed farmhouse offers over 2.5 acres of paddock, gardens & grounds, situated less than one mile from the revered sandy surﬁng beach at Mawgan Porth.
Mawgan Porth | £750,000
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This comfortable three bedroom detached bungalow with driveway parking is located in a prominent & sought after area of Padstow that offers views of the Camel Estuary & the Iron Bridge. EPC D
Padstow | £675,000
This superbly positioned & chic Grade II listed three bedroom property has views over the working harbour together with a two storey prominent commercial premises below, located in the very heart of this picturesque & hugely popular ﬁshing village. EPC G
Port Isaac | £800,000
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Itâ€™s been an incredibly successful end to 2019 and we are now seeking properties to replenish our portfolio. For 2020 we have further expanded our proactive marketing and advertising coverage to now include over 350 pages of targeted magazine advertising. These include high quality publications covering London, Bath, Bristol, Clifton, Cheltenham, Cotswolds and of course Cornwall, reaching over 4 Million readers throughout the year. Ours is a better way to do business: innovative, state-of-the-art marketing and a dynamic on and off line presence, allied to unrivalled levels of meticulous, personal service.
If you are serious about selling your property please contact Matthew or Martyn.
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BETWEEN FALMOUTH & TRURO | SOUTH CORNWALL | GUIDE PRICE Â£975,000 | EPC E
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STUNNING CLIFF TOP APARTMENT, COVERACK, £265,000 Enjoying a cliff top location with stunning and uninterrupted one hundred and eighty degree sea views extending across Porthmeor Cove and the ocean beyond, this two double bedroom apartment offers spacious accommodation and will certainly appeal to the discerning second home/investment purchaser wishing to invest in this ‘lock up and go’ coastal property which is currently successfully let through Classic Cottages. The apartment is part of the former grand Coverack Headland Hotel and the whole building has recently had considerable investment having undergone a program of major improvement so along with the immaculate internal presentation it means that the apartment really is ‘good to go’. The village has a number of amenities with shops, cafes, restaurants and a public house and of course for the South West coastal path walkers the dramatic coastline to enjoy. This apartment is being offered for sale for the first time in twenty years and rarely do the two bedroom ‘front line’ apartments in this wonderful building come to the open market - so to avoid disappointment, your earliest appointment to view is highly recommended. EPC – G – 16
STYLISH BARN CONVERSION IN SEMI RURAL LOCATION, FARMS COMMON, NR WENDRON, GUIDE £350,000 OFFERED WITH VACANT POSSESSION AND NO ONWARD CHAIN! This recently completed property has been finished to the highest of standards with excellent attention to detail throughout and warmed by underfloor heating run by an air source heat pump. Effortlessly blending traditional charm and character with modern convenience the property comprises of a comprehensively fitted kitchen which is flooded with natural light and offers direct access to a large attractive patio, there is also a spacious lounge with a Contura wood burning stove which again offers access to the patio. There are three bedrooms all of good size and a luxury bathroom which is set up in a ‘Jack ‘n’ Jill’ manner being accessed from the hallway and also the master bedroom. Externally there is off road parking for several vehicles, a level garden enclosed by an attractive Cornish stone wall and the previously mentioned granite patio area. The gardens border farmland and offer attractive rural views. This property offers all of the benefits of rural living whilst also being conveniently placed for access to Helston and the A30. Viewing highly recommended to fully appreciate the quality of accommodation and location. EPC – D – 67
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Roseland Peninsula LATE 17TH CENTURY MANOR HOUSE AND 98 ACRE FARMING ESTATE Beautiful position in the heart of the Roseland Peninsula. Grade II listed Manor House - 5 principal bedrooms (2 with en-suite dressing rooms), 2 principal bathrooms, additional second ﬂoor bedroom suite, 4-5 reception rooms, beautifully ﬁtted kitchen/breakfast room, ancillary domestic ofﬁces and cellars. “The Cote” - separate self contained one bedroom courtyard apartment with billiard room below. “The Old Stables” - self contained two bedroom cottage. Township of traditional barns and stables with planning consent for development. Further cider barn with potential. Heated outdoor swimming pool in old walled courtyard and with cloakroom. Commercial farm buildings. Walled gardens, woodland with ponds and Manege. Pasture and arable land - 98 acres in total. Tremendous potential. For sale as a whole or in lots. Suggested lotting - Manor House, Buildings and 31.7 acres of land (consideration given to further sub-division i.e. large, individual barn for conversion with further buildings and possible land). 66 acres of agricultural land in one or two lots.
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COMPRIGNEY CLOSE, TRURO
Asking Price ÂŁ299,950
A delightful chalet style bungalow with four bedrooms, fabulous open plan kitchen/ ining g ge st e n i e ing he fi st ste e h s an en-suite shower room. Enclosed rear garden. Short stroll to city centre. EPC F21
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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR EXISTING AND FUTURE CLIENTS! 2019 WAS ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR WITH OVER 98% OF THE ASKING PRICE ACHIEVED FOR PROPERTIES WEâ€™VE SOLD THROUGHOUT CORNWALL!
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Selling a wide selection of cornish hampers, pottery, food and drink. Hamper delivery also available.
BOSCREGE CARAVAN & CAMPING PARK
Set in 12 acres of Cornish countryside only two miles from the beautiful sandy beachesof Praa Sands, Boscrege Caravan & Camping Park is the best place to enjoy your Cornish holiday.
21 Arwenack Street Falmouth TR11 3JD
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ornwall is famed for its community spirit and its people’s willingness to help each other, but did you know that there is a service, fully manned by volunteers and available 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year, designed to help those in need of assistance outdoors? The Bodmin based East Cornwall Search & Rescue Team is a registered charity that supports the statutory emergency services in searches for vulnerable people, and provides a rescue service in some of the more di cult-to-reach areas of the county. The team’s main area of operation is to assist the Police in searching for high-risk missing people, usually identiﬁed in terms of their vulnerability. This varies, from elderly individuals with dementia, to despondent teenagers. The team supports the Police by providing highly trained search managers, dog handlers and team members who form search groups, going out in all weathers and conditions. Trained to national Mountain Rescue standards, the team includes water rescue
technicians and rope access operators, as well as experienced hill personnel who are able to ﬁnd and rescue those lost or injured in areas such as odmin Moor. The team of volunteers come from all walks of life, with ages ranging from 23 to . Team Leader, Steve Marshall tells us “The heart of what we do lies within this extraordinary group of people who give up their work time, their family time and their free time in order to help those in need, for no other reason than to help others and give back to the community we live and work in. East Cornwall Search & Rescue Team is a registered charity that relies on fundraising in order to be able to continue its valuable operations. To ﬁnd out more, be sure to visit the website and social media pages.
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