Prince Charles' interest in Cornwall's future
Former Director of the Objective One Partnership for Cornwall
and the Isles of Scilly, Bill Bawden has received his OBE
at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
During the ceremony, on October 28, Mr Bawden said that
Prince Charles, Duke of Cornwall, showed particular interest
in both the Combined Universities in Cornwall (CUC) and the
Peninsula Medical School (PMS). Objective One investment has
been used to create the CUC and the business incubation units
at the Knowledge Spa in Truro – the Cornwall part of
Mr Bawden said: "His Royal Highness asked me how
the university and medical school were progressing and I told
him and thanked him for his support. These projects are seen
as key to regenerating the economy of Cornwall and the Isles
of Scilly and to have the Prince's backing is a great
bonus." Mr Bawden said that the importance of design
was also discussed.
Carleen Kelemen, who took over from Mr Bawden as Director
of the Objective One Partnership in 2002, added: "Both
the Knowledge Spa and the CUC's main campus building
at Tremough have won architectural awards. Both were designed
to be iconic buildings to help inspire the region as it works
towards a more knowledge-driven economy with research and
business support at its heart."
Mr Bawden was awarded the OBE in this year's Queen's
Birthday Honours List. The citation as per the London Gazette
reads - "Adviser to the Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
Objective One Regeneration Programme. For services to the
community in Cornwall."
For further information please contact Clare Morgan of the
Objective One Communications Team on 01872 223439 or 07973
813647 or email: email@example.com.
Mr Bill Bawden was Director of the Objective One
Partnership from 2000 to 2002.
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