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Hayle and St Ives

Cornwall’s 19 community networks are the main way we connect with local communities and help them address important local issues.

You can find out more about the Hayle and St Ives Community Network here:

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The panel discusses issues affecting the community network area and agrees ways to progress them. It also seeks to build working relationships between local partners.

Panel meetings are open to the public and the press. Our public guide to community network panels explains how the meetings work and rules for reporting and filming meetings.

The panel includes:

  • local Cornwall Councillors
  • representatives from town and parish councils within the community network area

The panel can invite local organisations and service providers to join them at their meetings. These include the police and health services. 

Chair - Cornwall Councillor Lionel Pascoe

Vice-chair - Cornwall Councillor Graham Coad

The Cornwall councillors for Hayle and St Ives Community Network are:

Allan Hampshire is the Cornwall Council Service Director of Neighbourhoods and Public Protection. He is also the senior officer point of contact between this Community Network Panel and Cornwall Council. 

Parish and town councils in the Hayle and St Ives Community Network area are:

Future panel meetings

See the Community network panel meetings schedule for dates of future panel meetings.

Virtual meeting via Microsoft Teams

Community Network Panels are currently taking place online via Microsoft Teams. Please see the links below which explain how to join a Microsoft Team Meeting. There is also guidance on participating in a Microsoft Teams Meeting.

Panel agendas and notes

Meeting 1 February 2021

Meeting 7 December 2020

Meeting 5 October 2020

Meeting 16 March 2020 - POSTPONED

If you would like any earlier agendas or notes, please contact the Community Support Assistant (details listed on the top right of this page).

Cornwall Council Community Chest Crisis Scheme

The Community Chest gives grants to not-for-profit projects supporting local communities across Cornwall.  Each Cornwall Councillor has a small grants budget for projects in their area.  The main aim this year is to support projects responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.

We know that many small groups without a constitution are helping to respond to the crisis. We encourage these small groups to apply for a grant to support their local community work.

Groups with a constitution should first apply to Cornwall Community Foundation's Emergency Fund. Cornwall Council contributed £100,000 to the fund. Cornwall Community Foundation can offer grants between £1000 and £10,000.

The Community Chest may also be able to support:

  • Groups that are facing funding issues due to the crisis
  • Community projects that are not related to the crisis

To find out more, please email  Please include brief details of your group and the work you are doing.  We will then ask the Cornwall Councillor if they would like to support your project and have funds to do this.  If so, we will ask you to complete a brief application form.  We can also talk to you about the option to promote this as a crowdfunding project.  We do this on the Crowdfund Cornwall website.

Please get in touch as soon as possible. The closing date for completed applications is 26 February 2021.