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Cornish Mutual regularly circulates press releases on company, insurance and, where appropriate, rural matters.

Our news gives you an insight into who we are as a company and how we approach life.  We want our Members to know where they are with their insurances and Cornish Mutual so we like to share all sorts of stories, news and information on our people, their achievements and activities. 

Alongside this we give helpful advice on key topics that we believe will be of interest to our Members so they are clear on where they stand with us.

Family walking in the South West countryside in Cornwall

Regional insurer urges visitors to respect the countryside

With the summer holidays fast approaching, visitors and tourists will flock to footpaths and coast paths across the Westcountry. We are urging those exploring the South West to also respect the rural...
homeowner insurance considerations when selling

Eight ways to take the stress out of selling your home

As the Westcountry housing market continues to consolidate, and the sun starts to shine, more people are deciding to sell up and take their next step on the property ladder. Selling a house is said...
Tips about homeowners insurance when buying your house from insurer Cornish Mutual

Seven ways to make buying your dream home a stress-free reality

House hunting can be a fun experience but also a lengthy and stressful one. For first time buyers, or those on the move again, navigating the tricky world of conveyancing can seem overwhelming, from...
Poldark is voted favourite cornish neighbour in homeowner insurance poll from cornish mutual

Poldark pips the Prince of Wales to be judged best Cornish neighbour

Twice as many people in the Westcountry would rather live next door to Poldark than Prince Charles, our survey has found. We polled people visiting our stand at the Royal Cornwall Show to discover...
charity auctions raises thousands for south west farming community

Royal Cornwall charity evening raises thousands

Take That tickets, a days shooting and half a Gloucester Old Spot pig were just some of the 40 lots up for grabs at the second annual Cornish Supper & Charity Auction held at the Royal Cornwall...
Sam Collins a member of Cornish Mutual Insurance

Terrifying ocean rescue gives insurer unique understanding of when tragedy strikes

Terrifying ocean rescue gives Sam unique understanding of when tragedy strikes Struggling to stay afloat after his rowing boat sank in the middle of the Pacific Ocean gave Sam Collins, now a member...
children at home in the kitchen

Make your home safer for children

We are urging parents to make their homes safer and help reduce the number of children suffering accidents as we lend our support to Child Safety Week 2015. The Royal Society for the Prevention of...
Child at a farm in the countryside

Make farms safer for children

We are calling on South West farmers to make sure their farms are safe environments for children this summer in support of the national Child Safety Week 2015 campaign. In the last 10 years, 45...
Farm on the Hartland Devon

Adopting new farming technology needs careful business planning

The future of farming could be in the hands of robots as the industry switches on to the modern technology in a bid to increase production and save on expensive overheads. Terry Nott, a member of our...

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