G7 Summit community newsletter

4 June 2021



Welcome to the latest issue of the Police G7 Community Newsletter. Only a week remains before the Summit begins and we are working hard with Local and Central Government and our partners to make the final arrangements.

Community drop ins

Cornwall Council, Devon & Cornwall Police and partner agencies will be holding drop in sessions in St Ives and Falmouth.

This is a space to raise concerns, ask questions about the G7 Summit and to get support and link in with other agencies.

St Ives

  • St Ives Library and Information Service, Gabriel Street, St Ives TR26 2LU
  • Between 10am and 2pm every day from Monday 7 June through to Sunday 13 June.


  • Falmouth Town Council Offices, The Old Post Office, The Moor, Falmouth TR11 3QA
  • Between 10am and 1pm every day from Monday 7 June to Friday 11 June.

Frequently Asked Questions

What footpaths are closed?

  • In Carbis Bay, the section of the South West Coast Path which runs through the Carbis Bay Hotel will be closed with a temporary diversion in place.
  • There are various footpaths and bridleways that will be subject to temporary closures with further details available at police.uk/g7

What Identification do I need if I am visiting or staying in St Ives or Carbis Bay?

  • You will need to have a photo ID, a booking reference with your name, the address that you are staying and the dates you are staying.

Do I need identification to pass a check point if I am walking?

  • You do not require identification if you are walking. This is only required if you are travelling in a motor vehicle.

My family are coming to stay and I live within the check points, can they still come?

  • Yes absolutely, although as there will be disruption on the roads, we would encourage you to leave plenty of time to get to your destination. If you are passing through a check point in a car, you will also need a photo ID, and some form of information that ties you to that address.

Will I still be able to access emergency services throughout the event if I need help?

  • Emergency services will still be functioning throughout the summit as normal.

Is Tesco Stores at Carbis Bay still open?

  • Yes it is, although it will only be open to people walking throughout the G7 Summit.

Can I find information about the G7 Summit in Easy Read and in different languages?

  • Yes, information is available on the G7 website and by clicking on Accessibility you will be able to access documents and information in easy read format and in different languages.

Are there restrictions in the air during the G7 Summit?

  • Yes, there are restrictions in the air between 7 June & 13 June and further information can be found on at dc.police.uk/g7.

Where can I find more information?

Please encourage your friends and family to sign up for the free Devon & Cornwall Alert service, provided by the police. We will publish live updates and alerts throughout the event and it is the best way to stay informed by text, voicemail or email.

Please do keep an eye on the G7 website for updates in relation to footpath closures in Falmouth. Information will be released on our website as soon as it is confirmed.

Stay in touch

Do you have information for us or our partner agencies? Do you have a question? Use these contact details to get in touch with Devon & Cornwall Police, or our key G7 Summit planning partners:

Devon and Cornwall Police
G7 planning partners