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Keep up to date with all the latest news and events at Cornish Mutual, by following our blog.

We bring you insights and updates about maintenance for your home, important changes to farming and vital advice for your business.  As well as a few more light hearted posts to brighten your day.

So whether you are interested in home insurance, farm insurance, business insurance or the local community follow our blog to stay in touch with what is going on.

Fun runners in Truro Cornwall set off including Cornish Mutual staff

The importance of supporting our local community

"Businesses can – and should – do more to support their local communities if we want to ensure a sustainable future. For far too many companies, CSR (corporate social responsibility to the lay reader...
Barn conversion in the South West with let propety insurance from Cornish Mutual

Grand designs - Top tips for creating a successful holiday let from a barn conversion

"Until recently, farmers and landowners hoping to convert empty or under-used buildings faced tough restrictions. However, amendments to Permitted Development (PD) Rights in 2014 have made converting...
Beautiful spring garden at a home in South West England

7 tips to get your garden back in shape for summer

Ah, the garden. We spend all of our summer pruning, weeding and planting only to neglect it through the cold winter months and stare at it as we hibernate in doors. Before we know it, summer’s come...
Royal Cornwall Show

Agricultural Show Survival Guide

The great British summer brings with it many good things but one of our favourites has to be agricultural shows.
If you’re thinking of visiting a show this year and you're not sure how to make the...
Philleigh Way Cookery School Cornwall

Cooking up a storm - Meet Philleigh Way Cookery School

Philleigh Way is a cookery school based in south Cornwall and run by brothers-in-law James Martin and Chef George Pascoe. One lucky winner of our House a Home competition will be treated to Sunday...

Meet the team - Karen's story

Karen first joined Cornish Mutual when she was just 17. As Cornish Mutual has grown over the years so has Karen’s role within it. She is now one of the most experienced members of the Member Services...
CHICKS

Raising money and having fun supporting CHICKS

“As a local organisation based here in the amazing South West, we are passionate about supporting our local community, that’s why each year we vote for our very own Cornish Mutual Chosen Charity...
Red Nose Day volunteers

Becoming a Red Nose Day Call Centre

It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to be involved in the biggest fundraising night of the year, so when one of our IT Team, Tony, saw an opportunity to become an official Red Nose Day ...

How superfast broadband is changing the way we live, work and play in the South West

 “Right across the South West, and indeed across many parts of the globe, people are having their lives changed by superfast broadband. It is changing the way we all live, work and play.

Superfast...

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