Cornwall to come out of ERA covid status this Friday

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly will no longer be designated a covid Enhanced Response Area (ERA) from Friday (October 1).  It follows a substantial drop in virus case numbers and an increase in vaccination uptake since ERA status began...

Getting set to celebrate 40 years of twinning in 2022

A working group is being established to plan events celebrating the 40th anniversary of St Ives’ twinning with Camaret-sur-Mer, in Brittany, in 2022. Much in common: Camaret-sur-Mer, in Brittany Camaret-sur-Mer’s harbour, beaches, spectacular cliff scenery...

BID manager steps down after two busy years

Manager of St Ives Business Improvement District (BID), Helen Tripconey, steps down this autumn after two years in the role. Helen Tripconey (right), pictured with St Ives BID chair Alex Ward The new BID manager will be Sarah Stephens, currently chair of the St Ives...

Council launches consultation on leisure centres

Cornwall Council is calling on residents, community groups and organisations to have their say about how leisure services should be provided in Cornwall. St Ives Leisure Centre: operated by GLL, but not earmarked for closure A consultation launches today which sets...

Lifeboat crews get early call to help capsized kayaker

St Ives’ all-weather and inshore lifeboat crews had an early shout today, rushing to the aid of a kayaker who had capsized. The inshore lifeboat returns to the boathouse. Photographs: Russell Bush/RNLI George Deacon as senior helm on the inshore and Robert...