Someone once said when you’re up to your neck in alligators, it’s easy to forget that the original plan was to drain the swamp, writes Mark Duddridge.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the fragility of Cornwall’s food and drink supply chains, reliant as many are on the food service, leisure and tourism sectors, and now facing the uncertainty of Brexit trade agreements.
The cultural and creative industries are among the worst impacted by coronavirus. And we lose them at our peril, argues Emmie Kell
A few weeks into lockdown, creative and cultural businesses across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly began feeding into a survey about the impact of coronavirus on them.
Charities, community groups and social enterprises are playing a vital role during lockdown. But with many struggling through a lack of funds, we risk losing a pillar of society that is vital both now and for recovery, argues Poppy Naylor.
As we navigate the worst impacts of the coronavirus outbreak, people across the country are relying on charities, the essential support they provide and how they shape our society for the better, more than ever.
The ripple effect of closed cafés, pubs and restaurants is being acutely felt by food and farming businesses across the Westcountry. Mark Duddridge highlights a growing crisis in the countryside.
The following text is a speech given by Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP Chair Mark Duddridge to on 10 March at a seminar on Local Enterprise Partnerships and regional growth.
Treasury plans to rip up the spending rule book should benefit poorer areas like Cornwall. But not if all the focus is on the Midlands and the North, argues Glenn Caplin.
Caitlin Gould, one of Bluefruit's Company Directors, has been appointed the Chair of the Digital Skills Partnership for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We’ve previously talked about the launch of the CIoS DSP, and its goals for Cornwall, and this time we’re talking to Caitlin about her role and aspirations for the Partnership.
By Gordon Seabright, Chief Executive, Eden Project and LEP Board member
The LEP recently partnered with the private sector, higher education and Cornwall Council to jointly commission a publication in the Western Moring News looking at how Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly can become a global leader in the transition to a low carbon economy.