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***Exciting News***

The Barn Day Nursery at St Erth Childcare Centre

***Exciting News***
From October half term The Barn Day Nursery will be taking over St Erth Childcare Centre.

Spread the word as the nursery will be remaining OPEN!

If you are interested in a place at the nursery, please call them 01736 755690.
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Three different but complimentary exercise classes in the  Old School Room
for more detail please see Fitness and Health page here


On Saturday the Farmers Market is in the chapel hall from 10am to 12 noon, selling fresh local vegetables, free range eggs, artisan bread, home-made pies and quiches, locally produced organic beef, pork, sausages and bacon, flowers, plants cards and craft.  Then enjoy a cup of coffee and a chat with this week's refreshment hosts; The Handwork Group.
This Sunday September 23, service times are 8am, Eucharist; 9.30am, Parish Eucharist.
  • 99 Club winners were drawn on Sunday September 16 by Ian Swithinbank, the winner was No 93 Ann White; second No 70 Jim Oliver; third No 25 Sharon Clifton; fourth 73 Jim Oliver. Each number costs £1 for the fortnightly draw.  For those that like to pay their annual subscriptions the cost is £26.00 per number; currently there are some spare numbers available.  If anyone would like to support the church please contact Frank Nolan 01736 756179.
The next St Erth Parish Lunch will be on Thursday October 4, at 12 for 12.30pm at St Erth Church Hall. The menu will consist of Chicken & Mushroom Pie with Seasonal Vegetables, followed by Apple Sponge with Custard or Cheese and Biscuits and tea or coffee. Tickets at £6 can be obtained up to Saturday September 29 from Kathy Tilby, on 756805, or the Village Shop. The lunch is open to everyone.
Last week the One ‘N’ All Singers provided a very entertaining afternoon for the members.
  • Next Tuesday September 25 it will be the annual Harvest Festival;
  • on Tuesday October 2 members will be entertained by Bernie with her singing; and
  • on Tuesday October 9 Alan Cox will provide a presentation on the Isles of Scilly.
The Club meets in the Old School Room every Tuesday from 2pm to 4pm; it only charges £1.50, which includes tea and biscuits. New members and visitors always welcome.
Last Sunday there was a film of the story of Corrie Ten Boom whose family hid Jews and those in need of help until they were transported to the concentration camps, where Corries Father and sister both died, however God helped her with miracles and taught her much during that time and the faith of her sister and herself gave many other prisoners hope as they heard about Jesus from Corries little Bible that she had smuggled in; a very inspirational true story.
  • In the afternoon there was a very good attendance at Messy Church with the theme of Choosing Which way to go in our lives. It was a lively and happy time for all the families who came. Next Messy Church; October 21; don't miss it.
  • Harvest Festival this Sunday to be led, God willing, by Mr A Tyson with Lasers for young people.  All welcome at 11am.  This year we are bringing tinned and dried food for the Food Bank with our collections going to Farm Africa.  Any garden flowers always welcome to decorate the windows,
  • Today, Thursday, the Alternative Worship will be in the Chapel kitchen with Mr John Ryan from 7-8pm followed by coffee.  Open to everyone.
  • Tomorrow - Rainbow Youth Group meets in the Chapel hall from 4.30-approx. 6pm open to all 8 to 13-year-olds.
  • Tuesday; Early Morning Prayers in the Parish Rooms from 7.15-8am, please come and join us in this prayer time.
  • 'Tea and Toast' follows from 10.30-12 noon, a chance to chat, relax, do craftwork or whatever you fancy. It is welcoming and informal so do drop in.
Harvest auction Friday September 28 at the Star Inn. The annual harvest auction will take place at the Star Inn starting at 7.30pm. There are loads of local prize lots, as well as harvest goodies, so come and bag yourself a bargain! If you would like to make a donation you can either deliver to the Star or shop after 3pm on Friday September 28 or phone 01736 759061 to arrange collection. All proceeds go to future feast village events.
Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings at the Methodist Church Hall from 7.30 to 9.30pm and new members, brass and woodwind players, are always welcome.  For further information ring Sylvia, the Band Secretary, on 01736 752605. You can also find out more about the Band on our website at

The Star Inn

"Best in Town"

Always a warm welcome from Darleen and Martin, good ale, good food, and the special fish and chip shop from 5.00 pm Thursday to Saturday.

Please look on the board outside for Special Events and Regular ones, Sample the fish and chips available Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 5 - 7 pm. Lovely rooms available.  For more information and up and coming events phone 01736 752068, email, website or see The Star Inn on Facebook here! If that isn't enough you can find a full and interesting menu here!

The Village Shop, Post Office and Tea Room
If you are going on holiday, remember that you can order your currency at St Erth Post Office, with competitive exchange rates and guaranteed next day delivery.  Please let the staff know any ideas for goods that the shop should consider selling.  It now offers a low cost photocopying service in the shop, and free Wi-Fi to customers of the new tearoom.  Please drop in for tea, coffee, soft drinks and cakes and, of course, to do some shopping and support our enterprising village shop.  If you don't use it, you'll lose it!

Moni and Brian White
are the proprietors of our village shop - please do your best to support them "Open All Hours" has nothing on our Shop and Post Office.  All you want for your weekly shop IS available.  Order the delicious, mouth watering,  fresh local meat from R.J Trevarthen,  Roskrow, Penryn, and it appears.  Ask for the brochure to see the huge variety available and choose the cuts you want.  Get your fresh vegetables, grown in local fields.  Whether it's rice or lentils, tights or plasters, flowers or Betty Stogs the choice is there.  And while you are there use the Post Office too!  Why go elsewhere to post a parcel, currency exchange, or just a stamp?  Advice is always available on the best services to use.

Drop in for a coffee or tea (and treat yourself to a cake), free use of the internet while there, and photocopy those important documents!

Farmers Market

This is the third important part of St Erth's community shopping.  The Market is held every Saturday at the Methodist Hall from 10.00 to 12.00 noon.  Local produce are sold which include cakes, flowers, crafts, plants, curries, fresh fish, fresh pork, fresh beef, cards, Jim's bread, and other home cooking.  Refreshments are provided by St Erth Organisations on rotation. New stall-holders enquiries welcome, please contact Marilyn on 757030.   


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