Dog ban row continues in St Ives

As a consultation about banning dogs from some St Ives beaches nears its end, dog owners have come together to fight the plans

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Holiday resort could lose loos

A Cornish holiday resort at risk of losing half of its public toilets is asking businesses to help find ways to keep them open.

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Partner pays tribute to artist found dead in Cornwall

The body of Lucy Bray was found on on Constantine Beach Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

The partner of a woman whose body was found on a beach in Cornwall says she had a "love of nature and landscape" and "loved to paint spontaneously".

39 year old Lucie Bray went missing from St Ives earlier this month. Her body was found four days later on Constantine Beach near Padstow.

Her partner, Morag Robertson, said “I would like to thank the emergency services, and the police in particular, who have shown great sensitivity and respect for both Lucie and me.

"I also thank all our friends in St Ives and beyond who have been so supportive and who I know will be a support to me in future.”

Police reveal identity of dead couple

The names of the two people found dead at a bungalow in Carbis Bay have been revealed. Jonathon and Derisa Trenchard were found dead at their home on Wednesday morning, while their 13 year old son was at school.

Devon and Cornwall Police have not yet released the cause of death, but still say they are not looking for anyone else

Carbis Bay bungalow Credit: ITV News West Country

'Good progress' being made with St Ives tea room fire

Fire fighters are still tackling a blaze at a tea room and residential accommodation close to St Ives waterfront.

The fire broke out around 7.30pm this evening. 7 pumping appliances and special appliances attended the incident.

Good progress being made at this time.

It is believed no persons were in the residential property at the time of the blaze.

– Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson

Six people from adjoining properties are being given support from the Red Cross as they're unable to return to their homes until inspections have been carried out.

Huge fire on St Ives waterfront this evening

Fire fighters are tackling a huge blaze at vintage tea rooms in a popular shopping destination close to the St Ives waterfront, after a fire broke out around 7.30pm this evening.

Police officers have set up a perimeter to keep bystanders back and nearby houses have lost electricity after the fire began in a small shopping area known as The Arcade on Wharf Road.

It is believed the fire could have started at Wafflelicious, which is next door to the vintage tea rooms.

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St Ives in festival mode

One of the highlights of the Cornish calendar is underway in St Ives. The two week September festival features music and events. It also provides a late season boost for the town.

More than 300 contributors are involved at different venues, ranging from art galleries to the beach. Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports.

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