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St Ives and Cornwall in general is seeing a sharp rise in the number of COVID-19 cases.

Up until recently, we’ve seen a relatively low number of cases here in Cornwall, but as with other regions across the country, our case rate is increasing rapidly. Please see the recent statement from Rachel Wigglesworth, Director of Public Health for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly on Cornwall Council’s website


COVID-19 Updated 5 January 2021

For up to date information please check our COVID-19 Information page.

COVID-19 Updated 18 June 2020:

The Town Council is working to safely open St Ives, please see the proposed safety plan on this link Summer COVID-19 Safety Plan

The Town Council is adhering to Governmental Advice in relation to the COVID-19 precautions and so, unfortunately, has had to close its doors to the general public but you can still contact us as follows:

PHONE: 01736 797840
FACEBOOK: @stivestccornwall

Please see the detailed statement below from St Ives Town Council:
St Ives Town Council COVID-19 statement 240320

Council and Committee Meetings during COVID-19 restrictions: Click here

St Ives Town Council gives warm thanks to the local community for the ways in which it is supporting others during the current situation. Many organisations and volunteering groups are working on ways to help and support vulnerable people at home. We are happy to share information and signpost offers of help and support.  If you need any help or would like to volunteer you can contact the following organisations. We will also share any Facebook posts from local groups and organisations:

If you require help:

Volunteer Cornwall: 01872 265300/
Disability Cornwall: 01736 759 500/
St Ives Community Orchard are sharing food 3 days a week please visit their facebook page @stivescommunityorchard for up to date information
Lelant villager who needs any help during this time is asked to contact Tony Harris on 01736 758451 and he will arrange for someone to contact you

If you can volunteer:

Volunteer Cornwall: 01872 265300

List of St Ives businesses currently operating in St Ives:
Local businesses operating

St Ives Community Fund is able to help any resident of the St Ives area who is in difficulties due to the coronavirus situation.  We can give grants to help people to meet their key, immediate needs and we respond very rapidly.  You can find more information on our website along with a simple application form, and you can email us directly if you wish at or

St Ives Community Info Sheet: important contact numbers and advice

Hayle and St Ives Community Link useful information during COVID-19

Gas and Electric Meters top up information

Please share this information with those that may not have access to the internet.