As a consultation about banning dogs from some St Ives beaches nears its end, dog owners have come together to fight the plans
A Cornish holiday resort at risk of losing half of its public toilets is asking businesses to help find ways to keep them open.
St. Ives Town Council is meeting tonight to discuss a controversial ban on dogs from beaches
Police and coastguard rescue teams are heading back out to cliffs in Cornwall on Friday morning to search for a missing man.
Derek Wilton from Illogan has not been seen since Thursday morning.
His Volvo car was found at North Cliffs near Camborne and a search was launched last night.
The Falmouth Coastguard are carrying out a major search in the St Ives area of Cornwall.
Coastguard teams were called to assist the police in the search for a missing person earlier this evening.
The inshore lifeboat and rescue helicopter from Culdrose were called to the Hell's Mouth area.
Searches have now stopped due to the light, but will resume at around 7am.
The nursing home in St Ives criticised by the Care Quality Commission for failing to respect the dignity and privacy of its elderly residents has responded to its report.
The Cornwallis Nursing Home has argued that positive aspects of their care have been overlooked:
– The Cornwallis Nursing Home
'In the CQC report there are numerous positive comments. Words such as ‘patient’, ‘kind’, ‘attentive’, ‘friendly’ and ‘first class’ were used by residents and their families to describe our staff.'
'Human qualities such as positive regard for others, empathy and kindness are obviously hard for the CQC to quantify in their ratings system.'
A nursing home in St Ives has been criticised by a government watchdog for failing to respect the dignity and privacy of elderly residents.
The Care Quality Commission have said the Cornwallis Nursing Home on Trewidden Road allowed many of its residents to remain 'unkept' and soiled.
The CQC said it needed to improve in all of the seven key areas it judges residential care on.
A man and his springer spaniel Millie have been rescued by lifeguards off the coast of St Ives - after he forgot to put the bung in his kayak.
Lifeguards responded after receiving a concerned call and found the man gripping onto the upturned vessel.
He was pulled back to shore with Mille sitting on top of the kayak. Both later set off again after the bung was put in.
Three hundred visitors and staff were evacuated from an art gallery in Cornwall this afternoon because of a fire.
Crews attended the Tate Gallery in St Ives around lunchtime after the fire broke out in the kitchen.
Mark Osterfield, Executive Director of Tate St Ives, says the fire was contained in one part of the building so there was no damage to any of the artworks.
The gallery is to re-open tomorrow morning.
Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service have confirmed the fire at the Tate Gallery has now been put out and it's believed there has been no damage to any art work. Further inspection will be carried out to confirm this. Three-hundred people were evacuated this afternoon.
Fire crews are tackling a fire at the Tate Gallery, St Ives. It's believed the fire is in the kitchen corridor in the fourth storey building. Cornwall fire Service was called out just after 12:30 this lunchtime.
All the visitors have been evacuated and the one way system outside the art gallery has been closed by Devon and Cornwall Police. It's not yet known how much damage has been caused.
A controversial order banning dogs from St Ives' beaches comes into affect today.
The 24 hour ban applies to Porthgwidden,Porthmeor and Porthminsterwhile an 8am to 7pm ban also comes into force on Harbour beach.
St Ives Dog Owners Group who oppose the ban are planning a demo this weekend. There will be similar dog bans coming into place on other beaches in the region, including Sidmouth and Instow.