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Latest News!


Please read and support the following!

Campaign against the Waste Water Treatment Works .

"I am fed up with South West Water making our village stink!   I need 2000 signatures on my petition so I can serve them with an abatement order saying  that ... They are a statutory nuisance because our community has a right to enjoy our homes and gardens.   I would be grateful if you could put South West Waters freephone 24 hr telephone number on your site which is … 0344 3462020 anyone who smells the stench  in their home or garden or in the village should report it and use the case number 4852540 use this number every time you complain and ask the call centre to pass the complaint on to Liz Penfold. Could you also put up the details of my Facebook page which  is called … stench at Hayle sewage treatment works and let people know that a petition is in the village shop/post office and St Erth garage. Please get in touch if you need any more details.
Many Thanks K D"

So three things to do

  1. SIGN THE PETITION at St Erth garage or St Erth shop/post office
  2. REPORT SMELLS TO 0344 3462020 (freephone) quote case number 4852540

To find out what is happening in St Erth look here.  If you wish to add an event please email details to

At last after being out of action since 2013 because the roof was unsafe, Archdeacon Bill Stuart-White will officially re-open the Old School, Room on Friday July 28 at 7pm, to be followed by a celebration with a band, food and refreshments.
Wildfire Mission' takes place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 26 to 28 June in the Well Field with something for everyone.  Day activities and evenings from 7pm with good music.  Come and hear amazing things that God has done in ordinary people and good news.
On Saturday the Farmers’ Market is in the chapel hall from 10am to 12 noon, selling fresh local vegetables, free range eggs, strawberries, locally produced organic beef, pork bacon and sausages, variety bread, fantastic fresh fish, home made pasties, pies and preserves, flowers, plants, cards and craft. Then enjoy a cup of coffee and a chat with this week's refreshment hosts,  St Erth Children's Centre.
This Sunday June 25, service times are 8am, Eucharist; 9.30am, Parish Eucharist.
·      99 Club winners were drawn on Sunday June 18 by Ann White the winner was No 38 Marilyn Lawry; second No 25 Sharon Clifton; third No 83 Laurie White; fourth No 31 Rowena Blakeley. 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.
A visit to Dartmoor and Tavistock is being planned on Saturday July 1, costing £15 per person. Pick up points will be arranged from Penzance, Goldsithney, St Erth and Hayle. If anyone is interested they should contact Frank Nolan on 01736 756179 as soon as possible so that the booking can be confirmed. All proceeds will go to the Old School Room Refurbishment Fund.
Last week members played the beetle game. Everyone enjoyed the afternoon which ended with tea and biscuits along with the notices.
On Tuesday June 27 members will go out for a cream tea; on Tuesday June 4 there will be a bingo afternoon; on Tuesday July 11 there will be a half day outing to Looe; on Tuesday 18 members will be entertained by the St Aubyn Singers; on Tuesday July 25 there will be a summer flower arrangement in a glass; and on Tuesday August 1 there will be a quiz.
The Club meets every Tuesday from 2pm to 4pm in the Methodist Chapel; it only charges £1.50, which includes tea and biscuits.  For more information contact Nora Hitchens on 01736 757308.
Sunday’s worship was led by Miss Katherine Rennie with Mrs Nora Hitchens the organist.  Katherine's theme was 'Stewardship of Creation'.  Sonia read from Genesis ch. 1v 24-31 and Katherine spoke about the things we do which damage this wonderful world and  we were encouraged to think about and discuss what we enjoy about creation and what positive things each of us could do that would help improve our environment.  Lola carried the bowl of dead leaves and Morgan poured out the water of restoration.
·      This Sunday's service with Lasers for young people will be led, God willing, by Mr D and Mrs V Viol, everyone very welcome at 11am
·      Today, Thursday, from 10.30-11.30am Rev Terry Higgins will be continuing the study of the book of James in the Chapel hall and this evening 'The Gifts of the Holy Spirit from 6.45-8pm.  These sessions are open to anyone who would like to come.
·      Tomorrow, Friday, from 4.30-5.30pm (approx), the Rainbow Group for all 8-13 year olds meets; there will be cooking, craft and games
·      Tuesday, Early Morning Prayers in the Parish Rooms from 7.15 to 8am.  Please come and join in this prayer time
Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings at the Methodist church hall from 7.30 to 9.30pm. The band is always pleased to welcome new members. The band is currently looking for a euphonium player and for further information about joining the band please contact our Bandmaster, Lester Knight, on 01209 890026. If you would like to book the band contact Eirian on 01209 718477 or via our website at  For other enquiries ring Sylvia, the band secretary, on 01736 752605.
 On Friday, July 14, the Gardening Club has arranged an afternoon visit to Tresillian House 20 acre wholly organic gardens, Newquay, with glass houses and Luna planting. Contact Grace Baker on 01736 360336 for further information.

The Star Inn

"Best in Town"

Please look on the board outside for Special Events and Regular ones, don't miss the Friendly Quiz every Sunday at 8.00 pm. Come and sample the wares!  Lovely rooms available.  For more information and up and coming events phone 01736 752068, email or see The Star Inn website 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, 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.  

Police Community Support Officer,
Fiona Gamble, will try and visit the farmers market when she is on the appropriate shift and welcomes anyone who would like to raise any local police issues with her. Messages can be left for her on 792735.   


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