A strident royal blue paint job on a Fore Street, St Ives, property is set to be toned down after raising eyebrows this week.

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The property, on the corner of Court Cocking, as it has been seen this week

The building is currently being converted to premises for a clothes designer, who thought the blue would suit a seaside town.

However, the paint scheme goes against local guidelines, as a party from the town council pointed out in a meeting with the business owner. It will now be returning to a paler colour when the weather allows.