Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: Cornwall

New research raises threat of Cornwall tsunami

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Whilst a wave of positivity has swept round British staycation hotspots in recent years, Cornwall may well be more susceptible to a larger, more literal wave due to the impact of global warming, new research suggests. Published in the journal Sciences Advances, the report states that previous worst case scenarios are now obsolete due to an increased threat of flooding...

Engage! Holodecks inspire Player Ready launch in Cornwall

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Cornwall’s second virtual reality arcade - Player Ready - opened its doors last month, with owner Stephen Parkinson outlining both his inspiration for the VR venue, and the challenges he faced in making it operational. Inspired by the Holodecks in Star Trek TNG, a new virtual reality arcade has opened its doors in Pool, Cornwall, with the operator teaming up...

Google bring digital skills to Cornish coast

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Google made its first visit to Cornwall last week to support coastal attractions and businesses with free digital training.   The tech giant’s team hosted a pop-up Digital Garage event in Penzance on 19 September, with a particular focus on helping tourism businesses train their staff on digital tools to in-turn attract more visitors. “The fast moving digital world is having an...

Sean Patrick explores the cashless tipping point

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As the UK increasingly becomes a cashless society, Sean Patrick, owner of Harbour Amusements, contemplates which alternative payment system would best suit his arcade in St. Ives, Cornwall.   In journalist Malcolm Gladwell’s book, ‘The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference’, he defines a tipping point as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point”. Down...

Cornwall Council to rule on plans for “first six-star resort”

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Cornwall Council officials are set to announce if they will support a project billed as Britain’s “first six-star resort”. The plans call for a new resort to be built on the site of the former Crealy Adventure Park, which was purchased last year by businessman John Broome, an industry pioneer who helped build up Alton Towers into Britain’s biggest theme...