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Keep up to date with all the latest Village Life magazine content. This is your one-stop shop for the latest Village news, fashion, trends, tips, inspiration and ideas for your home, health advice, insider events and much more.

A Fresh February

It’s a fresh February in The Market Room.

Grab everything you need for a delicious meal — including breakfast, mains, wine and dessert — in one convenient place. And spend $15 at a participating Market Room retailer to receive a FREE coffee during the month of February.

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Face Masks Recommended

Following the NSW Government update effective from Friday 29 January 2021, the wearing of face masks is no longer mandatory for visitors to St Ives Shopping Village.  Masks do remain compulsory for front of house front-of-house hospitality staff, hairdressers and beauticians.

Although masks are no longer mandatory for our visitors to The Village, in the interests of public safety and to protect the spread of COVID 19, we do recommend that face masks are still worn to protect the communities  wellbeing.

We continue to maintain precautionary measures to minimise and mitigate the risk of the virus and are currently undertaking the following:

  • Mandatory check-ins required in The Market Room, at cafes, restaurants, hair and beauty salons via the NSW Government QR Code. Check in at other retailers is optional, but recommended.
  • Recommended face masks for visitors and staff. All hospitality retailers, hair dressers and beauticians are still required to wear masks
  • Signage displayed to reinforce precautions that should be maintained (including hand hygiene, social distancing and the wearing of face masks throughout The Village)
  • Loudspeaker announcements on high rotation
  • Maintaining the 4 square metre rule in all cafes and restaurants
  • Cleaning rotations across high touch points using hospital grade disinfectant every 2 hours (including common areas, lifts, bathrooms)
  • Providing sanitiser dispensers in the common areas.
  • Encouraging retailers, contractors and customers to promote good hygiene practices through retailer communications and decals in bathrooms, entrance doors, lifts and at customer service desk

For further information visit: https://www.nsw.gov.au/media-releases/covid-19-restrictions-update-for-greater-sydney

All of our retailers have been requested to comply with SafeWork NSW, NSW Health and Australian Government Health authorities’ guidelines and directions in ensuring their own COVID-19 response plans are adequate and additional cleaning practises are in place during this time.

To contain any potential spread of COVID-19, NSW Health requests that anyone who is not well, presenting COVID symptoms or has been  in contact with someone with symptoms, should stay at home, self isolate, get tested and await results.

Let’s work together and stay safe in 2021.

 

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Christmas Gift Guide

Our Christmas gift guide is the inspiration you need to get your Christmas shopping all wrapped up.

With Christmas just around the corner, many of us are making a list and checking it twice. If you’re stuck for present ideas for a difficult teen, worried about getting everything you need from one place, or wondering when you’ll find time to wrap everything, St Ives Shopping Village has you covered.

Between our many friendly retailers, personal shopping and gift wrapping services, and free deliveries for homes within five kilometres, we have everything you need for a merry holiday season.

Have a look through our Christmas gift guide for a little inspiration that’ll get you all wrapped up.

For the Adventurer
There’s never been a better time to explore our own backyard. If you know a certain someone with big plans to explore the best of NSW this summer, head into Country Road for hats, stylish cooler bags and luscious beach towels, Bed Bath N’ Table for an underwater camera and Good Times Watchmaker for a Maglite torch. You’ll find sunglasses at Prevue Eyewear and OPSM, walking kicks at Shoe Guru, travel books at Book Review and all the boots and accessories you could want for an outback adventure at R.M.Williams.

For the Bookworm
There are plenty of booklovers out there who’d rather spend Christmas day with their nose in the newest fantasy title. Look no further than our experienced, independent seller Book Review for all the latest reads and bookish gifts and accessories. There’s also Nextra for magazines, stationery and select fiction, and Kidstuff for the budding bookworm.

For the Fashionista
Fashion-conscious men and women are easy to buy for at St Ives Shopping Village. Gorgeous in-style threads fill the racks at Trenery, Cable Melbourne, DCC, Witchery, GAZMAN and Country Road. Or opt for some fancy footwear from R.M.Williams and Warwick Dawson Shoes.

For the Foodie
Christmas is the best time of year for a diehard foodie, and the perfect excuse to treat the culinary afficionado in your life. Bed Bath N’ Table has you sorted for servingware and napery or find tools of the trade at Plenty Kitchen & Tableware. For organic, sustainable dry goods head to The Source Bulk Foods — here you’ll find the best Australian ingredients, including honey, grains, herbs and oils, plus a perfectly giftable recipe-in-a-jar range. And don’t forget Porter’s Liquor, Deli Hub and Rebecca Lauric Patisserie.

For the Homebody
There are gifts to suit every budget for the amateur interior designer. Stunning homewares are in stock and ready to adorn any home at Plenty Kitchen & Tableware, RG Collection, Edith Elizabeth Antiques, W. Lane, Flower Village and Bed Bath N’ Table.

For Pet Parents
We could never forget our furry friends, or those we know who love their dog as much as they love their children. You can pick up the perfect gift for a cat, bird, bunny or dog from The Pet Connection, or ask the team at Country Road about personalised pet jumpers!

For that Special Someone
Some things are a classic for a reason. If you’re looking for the perfect necklace or watch for someone extra special, try Elan Jewellers, St Ives Jewellers or Good Times Watchmaker. Top it all off with a beautiful bunch from Flower Village and a bottle from Porter’s Liquor. Or go all out and book a romantic Aussie getaway through St Ives Travel.

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