News in brief

Food hub: A pop-up food hub will be at Hayle Day Care Centre on Saturday, 13th April, from 10am-11.30am. For a £25 donation, which helps to keep the charity running, visitors will receive: tea or coffee, pasta or rice, a selection of tins and cereal, a bag/box of crisps, a box of pasties or pies, a bag of frozen items, a bag of fresh fruit and veg, bread/rolls/cakes, and other items which may be available. All are welcome — no referral is needed.

Wild scheme: Grow Wild! a gardening club primarily growing vegetables for the local community, such as Kevranna, Community Mealshare, and Foodshare has been selected for Tesco Carbis Bay’s Stronger Starts (blue tokens) scheme for the period April to June. Grow Wild! currently have four raised beds up at St John’s in-the-Fields church, but they would love to develop this further.

CLT golden geese

CLT award: St Ives Community Land Trust has won an award from the National CLT Network in the ‘Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop’ category. The award, in the shape of a golden goose, was picked up by Jill Block and Morag Robertson, The idea of a goose represents working together. Geese fly in formation with a leader at the front, who then drops back, and their place is taken by another goose which keeps the whole flock in flight going.

Museum award: St Ives Museum has won exhibition of the year at the Cornwall Heritage Awards for its 2023 show Discovering St Ives. It was also highly commended in the Spirit of the Awards category, recognising a commitment to environmental sustainability and inclusion. The museumre-opened on 1st April with a new exhibition called Capturing the Light: St Ives Artists 1885-1914.