Guidance for visitors to Cornwall this half-term

Visitors to Cornwall this half-term are being asked to observe the latest public health guidance to help keep Cornwall safe and limit the spread of coronavirus.  Cornwall remains in the lowest-risk tier in England, but looks to those arriving from other parts of the...

Rail line to close for track renewal project

The St Ives Bay railway line will be closed from 4th January to 7th February as part of a renewal project, says GWR. The line as it passes through Carbis Bay The line is one of the nation’s favourite railway journeys, as it weaves its way along four miles of coastline...

New Year’s Eve 2020: A message from the mayor

This year’s New Year’s Eve will be very different in St Ives, says mayor, Cllr Tony Harris, and we all need to follow guidance in town. Due to the impact of the covid pandemic, we all know that celebrations and events cannot be the same this year. In light...

A30 improvements set to get under way in 2022

Plans to make significant improvements to Loggans Moor roundabout, on the A30 at Hayle, have taken a step forward with a £12.9m funding boost from Homes England.  The money, which follows a successful Cornwall Council bid to the government’s Housing Infrastructure...

Leisure Centre re-opens as finance package is agreed

St Ives Leisure Centre has re-opened for the first time since lockdown started, after a supplier relief package was agreed by Cornwall Council. The funding has allowed operator GLL to open St Ives and seven other venues. In addition, the council has stepped in with...

Lifeguard cover extended on some Cornish beaches

Cornwall Council and the RNLI have reached an agreement to extend lifeguard cover on 24 of Cornwall’s beaches until 1st November. Photograph: RNLI/Nigel Millard Under the agreement, 16 beaches will have daily cover, and eight at weekends, plus every day during the...