New grants scheme for businesses affected by lockdown

Already providing grant support to businesses affected by tier restrictions, Cornwall Council has now opened a new discretionary grant scheme. The council already paid grants to pubs that don’t sell food and rely on just drink sales, and has also been able to pay...

Hubbox to open three new restaurants

Hubbox, the group name for the restaurants started from The Hub, in St Ives, is set to open three new restauarants. Openings were put on ice during the pandemic, but now the company is ready to proceed with new venues in Cardiff, Cheltenham, and Plymouth. On the...

No more government support for Cornish businesses

Cornwall Council has been notified by Secretary of State for Business, Alok Sharma, that all business support government grant schemes will close on August 28, with any unused funding going back to the government.   Photograph: Dylan Gillis/Unsplash The council,...