When a Community Pulls Together

The Best of the West beats the Beast from the EastRead more

Liskeard SOUP

Liskeard SOUP is a great example of the great things that can happen when people rally behind something.Read more

It's an Honour to Introduce...

We asked Terry Bolt, Volunteer of the Year in 2016 and now recognised in the New Year's Honours list, to write a guest blog about his experiences....Read more

Waste not, Want not

How do we feel about throwing away food, do we often think that maybe we could make something out of it but are not sure what? ‘The Real Junk Food Project’ to some extent have found a solution to that with their ‘Pay As You Feel’ CafésRead more

CRCC explain why they take part in Corportate Volunteering

Dave Hocking from CRCC’s Capacity Building Team explains why he and his colleagues took a break from work for the day to help support the Indian Queens Over 50s Film Club.Read more

Penzance Community Workshop

A temp's view on organising a Community Workshop in PenzanceRead more

Scrub Bashing with Volunteers

This week I was fortunate to spend the day volunteering with 18 lawyers from Cornwall Legal for the National Trust.Read more

A highlight of the excellent work done under Cornwall Council's Employer-Supporting Volunteering programme

Cornwall Council have been working with Volunteer Cornwall since 2011 to allow their staff to volunteer with charities and community groups. Here are a couple of case studies of the hard work which volunteers have done in the past year.Read more

Hidden gems

Steeple Woodland Nature Reserve - an oasis of green space and tranquil ancient woodland, a hop, skip and a jump from the busy summer beaches of St Ives. Space For You - a charity offering counselling and creative therapies in a dreamy location, a stones throw from Land's End. Bosavern Community Farm - organic produce, bees, polytunnels and a cob built community space for the odd game of Scrabble.Read more

A Great Week of Volunteering Despite the Conditions

In the breaks between the wind and rain, volunteers have found time to make a difference in the community and to impact lives.Read more

Thank You to Tesco Volunteers

Last week saw two teams from Tesco tackling projects in Newquay and near Penzance.Read more

Community Heroes

Nat shares a heartfelt thanks to all of the great volunteers who give up their time to help others in these difficult times.Read more

Sunshine and Volunteers out in force

Last week saw two groups of employer-supported volunteers outside and enjoying the good weather. Find out what they did and how you can do the same!Read more

Volunteering is the perfect excuse to spend some time in the sun

Yesterday and team of Cornwall Council volunteers spent the day helping to tidy Daymer Bay beach and were treated to a day in the sun as a result.Read more

All the fun of the fair

The Community of Liskeard come together for a day of fun in an indoor fairRead more

A Message From Pamela About The Home and Garden Makeover Scheme

A brief video message from Pamela, who was recently visited by some volunteers from our Home and Garden Makeover scheme which is run in partnership with Cornwall Council and MacmillanRead more