Fewer visitors & economic pressures blamed for Eden job losses

Far fewer visitors came to Cornwall in 2012 due to a combination of the Olympics, poor summer and autumn weather and the lasting effects of the recession.

This, coupled with enormous pressure on income in the charity sector and the well-documented challenges of fundraising in the current economic climate have made it necessary to make substantial cuts to the cost base.

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Eden Project Job Losses

The Eden Project has announced that it is aiming to reduce its annual costs by £2 million. Staff have been informed that up to 70 jobs could be lost at its site near St Austell.