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    Redruth (/rəˈdruːθ/ rə-drooth, Cornish: Resrudh[1]) is a town and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The population of Redruth was 14,018 at the 2011 census.[2] In the same year the population of the Camborne-Redruth urban area, which also includes Carn Brea, Illogan and several satellite villages, stood at 55,400[3] making it the largest conurbation in Cornwall. Redruth lies approximately at the junction of the A393 and A3047 roads, on the route of the old London to Land’s End trunk road (now the A30), and is approximately 9 miles (14 km) west of Truro, 12 miles (19 km) east of St Ives, 18 miles (29 km) north east of Penzance and 11 miles (18 km) north west of Falmouth. Camborne and Redruth together form the largest urban area in Cornwall and before local government reorganisation were an urban district. Wikipedia

    • TEDxTruro unveils speaker line-up
      The first speakers have been announced for the TEDxTruro 2017 event. They include published authors, an athlete, campaigners, distinguished scientists and ordinary people with a story to share. TEDxTruro will take place on Friday, 27 October at Truro & Penwith College’s Truro campus. The event’s theme is ‘Beyond Barriers’, and each of the speakers will
    • New Chair for RICS Matrics
      Emily Hayden, senior project manager and building surveyor at Ward Williams Associates (WWA) has been announced as the new Chair of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Matrics Devon and Cornwall branch. RICS Matrics was set up for surveyors at the start of their career journey. It provides networking opportunities for individuals to develop
    • Consultancy renews contract with Sussex’s largest estate agency
      Truro-based consultancy Rethink Marketing has renewed an ongoing agreement to provide marketing services to Sussex’s largest estate agency, Mansell McTaggart, who has 17 offices across Sussex and into Surrey. Chris Hounsome, director of Mansell McTaggart, said: “Over the last 2½ years, we’ve worked with Rethink to improve our offering to our clients, modernise our brand, website and
    • Four stars for The Penventon
      Staff and management at The Penventon Park Hotel in Redruth are celebrating after being awarded four stars by the AA. The assessment is the result of a rolling refurbishment programme that has so far cost over £1.5m. Forty of the 65 bedrooms have now been upgraded and work on the remaining bedrooms will begin in
    • A decade of Cornish people power for Sapience HR
      Cornish human resources consultancy Sapience HR was putting on the celebratory double digit glitz last week, as it celebrated a decade in business, gazing up to more blue sky opportunities at a bash in West Cornwall.  Choosing St Ives Brewery’s upper level deck and brasserie as the venue for its 10 year celebration, founder Sue
    • Success at Crowdfunder’s Summer Experience
      Last week, Cornwall-based business Crowdfunder hosted its Summer Experience event as it celebrated raising more than £40 million for projects around the UK, welcoming attendees from companies including Virgin, Santander, JC Decaux, Tesco and M&S, all flying in from London. Cornwall has had twice as many successful crowdfunding businesses than the UK average (40% vs
    • Law firm increases profit share staff pay-out
      The first large law firm in the UK to bring in employee ownership has shared £800,000 equally between all of its eligible staff members. Cornish law firm, Stephens Scown LLP – the current holder of the UK Law Firm of the Year title from the British Legal Awards – has made the pay-out, which is
    • Warrens opening store in Southampton
      Warrens Bakery is opening its first store in Southampton, set to be unveiled in The Marlands shopping centre on Thursday 27th July. Following a successful first couple of months since its nearby Eastleigh store opened, the expert team are excited to bring its bakes to the busy and bustling city centre. With an official opening
    • Start up in Shell LiveWIRE UK competition
      A Cornish tech start-up is amongst the finalists in the Shell LiveWIRE UK competition and stand a chance to win £5k in grant funding. ChargedUp is a young green tech company that started in Falmouth as the brainchild of three final year renewable energy engineering students at University of Exeter’s Tremough campus. You can vote
    • Double measure of awards for Curio Spirits
      Curio Spirits has won two Gold Awards at The Global Gin Masters, 2017. Hosted by The Spirits Business, the awards were created to find and reward the finest brands on a world stage. Curio Spirits picked up Super Premuim Gold for their botanical Rock Samphire Gin and London Dry Gold for their Tyler-Street Gin. A