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Concern over covid spike as G7 summit comes to town

Covid cases are on the rise in St Ives, with a number of hospitality businesses forced to close their doors. It is also reported that two of the police contingent in town for the G7 conference have tested positive, along with a climate protestor. Two St Austell...

Great to see so many visitors for the Sea Shanty Shout

It is a chilly, wet Friday evening in St Ives, out of season, shops closed earlier than they might in high season. But in seven venues around town the atmosphere and the welcome is warm, and the air is filled with singing. It’s St Ives Sea Shanty Shout (not the...

St Ives Sea Shanty Shout gets under way today

St Ives Sea Shanty Shout weekend is upon us, with more than 200 performers set to appear in seven venues. Sea shanties originated on the water and were a way of lightening the mood as work was undertaken on board vessels. In Cornwall they’re often sung in pubs...