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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
NOVEMBER
Saturday 9 November   A30 Roadworks until March 2020
Saturday 16 November   Cornwall Air Ambulance Quiz  7.00 pm Star Inn St Erth
Saturday 16 November    Christmas Fayre 2.30 pm St Erth Church Hall (Old School Rooms)
Tuesday 19 November Cork an Barbor 8.00 pm  Star Inn St Erth
Wednesday 20 November 2019 to Thursday 2 April 2020 SWW closure of main road Carbis Bay to St Ives
Friday 22 November   Penmare Reunion 7.30 pm Star Inn St Erth
Saturday 30 November    Tear fund Quiz 6.30pm for food ( filled jackets & cake) or 7.30pm for quiz only St Erth Church Hall (Old School Rooms)
DECEMBER
Monday 2 December   Christmas Lunch for older generation of the village
Saturday 7 December   Christmas Shopping Exeter by Coach pick up from 8.30 am
Saturday 7 December   St Erth School Christmas Market   4.00 pm to 8.00 pm  Old School Rooms and Methodist Chapel
Saturday 14 December   The Greatest Showman  Doors 7.00 pm Film 7.30 pm St Erth Church Hall (Old School Rooms)

DOWN YOUR WAY!
VILLAGE SHOP CLOSURE:
Unless more people start using the village shop there is a strong possibility it will close. In recent years sales have dropped due to increased local competition. If those that would like it to continue just spent a few pounds in the shop each week it could reduce the risk of closure. If it closes the village also loses its Post Office, which is now very important for banking services, the Tea Room and a social place to buy your newspapers, magazines and groceries.
FARMERS MARKET:
On Saturday the Farmers Market is in the chapel hall from 10am to 12 noon, selling fresh local vegetables, free range eggs, locally produced organic beef, pork, sausages and bacon, artisan bread, fantastic fresh fish, home-made pasties, pies and quiches, delicious cakes, flowers, cards and craft. Then enjoy a cup of coffee and a chat with this week's refreshment hosts; The Rainbow Youth Group.
CHRISTMAS SHOPPING:
St Erth Church Restoration Fund has arranged a shopping visit by coach to Exeter on Saturday December 7. Assorted pick up points from St Erth to Hayle from 8.30 to 9.00am The cost will be £16 for adults and £8 for children. Contact Frank Nolan 01736 756179, franknolan@talktalk.net to book a place.
ST ERTH CHURCH:
This Sunday 17 November; 9.30am Service of the Word (No Eucharist).
  • This year’s Christmas Fayre, with Father Christmas in attendance, will take place this Saturday November 16 at 2.30pm, at the Church Hall (Old School). There will be various stalls, Cakes, Preserves, Crafts, Cards, White Elephant, Raffle, Tombola, Refreshments, Gifts and a raffle. Donations of raffle prizes would be much appreciated.
  • 99 Club winners were drawn on Sunday November 10 by Derek Tilby the winner was No 34 Michele Young; second No 24 John Bryson; third No 80 Joyce Darvell. 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.
ST ERTH METHODISTS:
Last Sunday we joined our friends at the Parish Church for the Service of Remembrance.
  • This Sunday’s worship with Lasers for young people will be led, God willing, by Pastor Rodney Orr. Everyone very welcome at 11am.
  • Today, Thursday, Bible Study with Rev Ed in the Chapel kitchen. Come along and find out how the Bible is very relevant to life today. Open to all from11-12 noon.
  • Tomorrow, Rainbow Youth Group meets in the Chapel Hall from 4.30-approx.5.30pm, open to all 8 to 13 year-olds.
  • Tuesday Morning Prayers in the Chapel kitchen from 9.15-10am. Please come and join with us in prayer time.
  • 'Tea and Toast' follows from 10.30-12 noon with company, conversation and craft so just pop in and relax for a while. Everybody welcome.
MESSY CHURCH:
This Sunday November 17 from 4-6pm, this will be the last one for this year so bring your family and enjoy time together with fun, games, craft, short worship and food, something for everyone
FRIENDSHIP CLUB:
Next Tuesday November 19, members will go out for lunch;
  • on Tuesday November 26 there will be a Christmas Table Decorations competition; and
  • on Tuesday December 3 will be the last meeting before Christmas and then there will be a break until Tuesday 4 February.
CORNWALL AIR AMBULANCE CHARITY QUIZ:
7pm Saturday November 16 at the Star Inn; Quiz, Raffle, Auction & Silent Auction with Tremendous Prizes.
ST IVES CORK AN BABOR GROUP:
Traditional Cornish pub songs and sea shanties; 8pm Tuesday November 19 at the Star Inn.
ST ERTH CHRISTMAS LIGHTS COMMITTEE:
The committee would like to hear from anyone that would be prepared to offer practical help at any future events. Please contact Bob Young 01736 753348 if you are prepared to help. The light switch on this year will be on Saturday 7 December.
THE BIG QUIZ NIGHT:
Saturday 30 November at St Erth Church Hall (Old School);6.30pm for Food (Jackets & Cake); 7.30pm for Quiz. Email vickerscottage@sky.com or leave a message on 01736 757033. Entry by donations on the night.
Organised by the Godrevy Team Ministry to raise funds for the Tear Fund Charity.
ST ERTH FILM CLUB:
The next film will be “The Greatest Showman” on Saturday December 14 at the St Erth Church Hall (Old School). Doors open 7pm, Film 7.30pm. Entry £3 for members, £6 for non-members. New membership from now on will expire December 2020. Contact Joyce Darvell 757169.
ST ERTH CONCERT BAND:
On Saturday, November 16 the Band will be playing at the Porthleven Christmas Fayre from 11am to 1pm. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings in the Methodist Church Hall from 7.30 to 9.30pm. New members are always welcome. Come along and meet the Band and Becky, our Musical Director. or contact Sylvia the Band Secretary on 01736 752605 for further information and find out more about us on our website at  

The Star Inn

"Best in Town"

The Star Inn where there is always a warm welcome from Mick, Trysh and The Star Team! Great beer, fantastic food, Sunday carvery, cream teas, the company ...
plus
... two guest rooms, with tea and coffee making facilities, so there is no need to go further for a good nights sleep ...
and
... we welcome and cater for all, dog and welly friendly so bring the whole family.  

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, Kathy's pasties and other home cooking.  Refreshments are provided by St Erth Organisations on rotation.  There are a few vacancies for new stall-holders, enquiries welcome, please contact Marilyn on 757030.   

 

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