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Opening Hours Update

We are happy to announce that we are returning to our usual opening times. Our opening times will be Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm, and Saturdays 8am - 12.30pm. If this changes at any time we will update you, and in the meantime for the safety of everyone we are...

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The 150th Defibrillator Cabinet

We are happy to announce that on Tuesday afternoon Norman of FLEET and Duchy Defibrillators​ installed a public access cabinet next to our main office to house our defibrillator. What's more, it is quite momentous as it's actually Duchy Defibrillators' 150th cabinet!...

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A Time To Remember

There is no doubt about it, we are in the middle of an unprecedented event, these are difficult and scary times but there are some important things to remember… Remember…. Tough times don’t last forever - better days will return and they will return sooner than you...

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Scrapping your vehicle

You know the saying: New Year, New Car. If you’re planning on starting the decade on a fresh set of wheels then you may want to take a minute to think about what you’re going to do with your current car. If its miles are numbered, and it’s reached the end of its life,...

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Top 10 Recycling Facts You Didn’t Know!

On the surface, metal recycling might not seem overly exciting BUT as we dig deeper into the steel scrap pile, there's all sorts of shocking stats and facts that we're still trying to get our heads around. From how long you can run an iPod on tin power to why you need...

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Henry Orchard – Then and Now

Spanning three generations and 73 years of trading, Henry Orchard and Sons has established itself as a trusted and essential business in the heart of the Cornish community. The company was founded in 1946 by ex-policeman Henry, who aimed to address the shortage of...

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Family Business Awards success

We are happy to announce our success at the recent Family Business Awards. We came runner-up for the South West, Thames Valley and South Wales region. Judged by a panel of established practitioners from family firms and experts within the advisory sector, we are...

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Henry Orchard: Spring Clean Quiz

It’s that time of year again. Spring is here! Along with less rain (hopefully!), less cold and less stress it may be time for less scrap metal. It’s the perfect occasion to get rid of some of the old bits and pieces gathering dust, or rust, around your business. Take...

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Businesses encouraged to help clean Cornwall

A CORNISH business owner is encouraging companies to get involved with Clean Cornwall Week. Henry Orchard, Managing Director of Henry Orchard and Sons believes that businesses can do their bit to reduce litter across the county by encouraging their employees to think...

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COVID-19 UPDATE – We are open. To ensure the safety of our staff and our customers we have some new measures in place, which we have outlined on the news page.