Dec 2020
Santa’s Shredding It Up..!

There is little doubt that 2020 has been a highly unusual year. With great challenges regarding the spread of Covid-19 the UK government has introduced, repealed and subsequently reintroduced a range of measures to stem the spread of this virus. At a time of increasing propagation and therefore risk, every once in a while one […]

Nov 2020
I Found Myself on a Grassy Knoll during the US Election…

On a dank Monday morning in November I found myself surveying the landscape beneath me from my raised vantage point in South Gloucestershire. Languishing in the far distance was Wales and to my right was Cromhall Quarry, a former limestone quarry that naturally flooded when works ceased. This relic of a commercial past is now […]

Oct 2020
New Falmouth Harbour Commissioners CEO: Fresh From Spaceport…

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC), the statutory body responsible for managing the trust port of Falmouth harbour, has announced Miles Carden as its new CEO. For the past five years, Carden has spearheaded the Spaceport Cornwall project at Cornwall Council, securing inward investment from Virgin Orbit, and was previously Enterprise Zone Manager for the Aerohub at […]

Oct 2020
100 Years of Boatbuilding Training Reached in Falmouth

Falmouth Marine School is celebrating 100 years of providing training for the boatbuilding industry. On 1 October, 1920, 96 apprentices from Cox & Co at Falmouth Docks began their boatbuilding apprenticeships with the College. Head of Falmouth Marine School, Steve Taylor, said everyone at The Cornwall College Group campus was very proud of the history […]

Sep 2020
Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society – Photography Competition 2020

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society has announced the winner of its eighth annual photography competition, showcasing images relating to all aspects of the UK’s historic relationship with the sea. In a record-breaking year of more than 2,000 entries, the judges awarded the overall prize to Laurence Hartwell for his entry, ‘Beam Trawlers Landing To The Fish […]