A Bright New Future for Richmond Gardens

This week St Ives Town Council take ownership of a valued local park. “It’s been a long journey, but I am pleased and proud to announce the hand-over of such an important park in Carbis Bay into the ownership of the Town Council.   Last year, we asked local people about our exciting designs for the […]

Celebrating 5 years of Local Library Service Delivery

It took years in the planning, but in 2018 the Town Council finally took over the running of the Library from Cornwall Council. Monday the 18th March marks the 5th anniversary, and we want to celebrate with you, the community of St Ives, and yes, that means cake! Councillor Kirsty Arthur, Chair of Facilities Committee […]

Cornerstone Library Building Vicki Aimers Artist Residency

The Cornerstone, Library Building is very excited to welcome Vicki Aimers for a weeklong artist residency from Monday 11th March – Saturday 16th March. Vicki’s residency, ‘Wastelands to Wonderlands’, will comprise of a free interactive installation as well as a series of workshops. Vicki is a PhD Researcher with Falmouth University, and a Book Artist and Authorial […]

St Ives Town Council Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Opening hours for Town Council spaces over the Christmas & New Year period are as follows: St Ives Library & Visitor Information Centre• Friday 22nd December – 09:30-12:00• Saturday 23rd December – 09:30-12:30• Reopening with normal opening hours from Tuesday 2nd January St Ives Town Council Offices• Friday 22nd December – 09:00-12:00• Reopening with normal […]

The Guildhall’s Weekly Markets have moved to The Island Centre

We have worked with our weekly market holders to temporarily move the St Ives Farmer’s Market and St Ives Artisan Market to the Island Centre while renovations take place in the Guildhall’s hall space as part of the Guildhall Renewal Project 2023-25. As of October 2023, our weekly markets can be found at The Island Centre (TR26 […]

September Festival at the Guildhall on Saturday 9th September

Watch the street entertainment performers, meet the St Ives September Festival volunteers and pick up a programme outside The Guildhall on Saturday 9th September. It all starts at 11am when the Festival stall opens and runs through until 4pm with entertainment from street singer Patrick Walker, Antoni Krygier with his barrel organ and St Ives […]

Let’s Talk About Banking…

The Council is keen to hear your views on future banking facilities in St Ives. Barclays, the last bank is closing this month. We are working with Barclays to provide a banking support and advice service on Mondays & Thursdays in the library building, weekly from next week. This is for a minimum of 12 […]

The historic Guildhall gets first £308k boost from Town Deal Fund

Awarded a total of £3.1 million from the St Ives Town Deal Fund, the St Ives Guildhall Renewal project has received its first grant payment of £308,000, marking an exciting step forward in the plans to restore and improve this much-loved building.  “We are delighted to see the Guildhall Renewal project moving forward thanks to […]