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ST ERTH NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
Up to date news of the Neighbourhood Plan on the referendum can be found on the Parish Council website homepage - click here and select Neighbourhood Plan from the menu!

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ST ERTH EVENTS  ST ERTH SCHOOL  VILLAGE SHOP/POST OFFICE     THE STAR INN     FARMERS MARKET     NOSTALGIC ST ERTH     PLANNING APPLICATIONS
   OLD SCHOOL ROOM BOOKING

NEWS FLASH!  

ST ERTH NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
VOTE YES! The Plan has been drafted by residents, for the residents and in response to residents' comments on how they would like to see the parish progress to 2030.  It is now finalised, approved by an External Examiner and Cornwall Council and ready to be put to referendum on Thursday 24 May 2018.   This will allow all electors of St Erth Parish to decide whether the Plan should be used by the Council to determine planning applications within the Parish.  Support this Plan, a YES VOTE will show Cornwall Council that the residents of St Erth Parish have confidence in the Plan's ability to shape its future in line with its residents' wishes.  VOTE YES!

OLD SCHOOL ROOM BOOKING:
If anyone would like to hire the Old School Room call please contact the Bookings Secretary Jill Sharpless Tel: 01736 756896. For more details and photographs see menu above.
ST ERTH CONCERT BAND:
The Band would like to be involved in any events that would enjoy having some live music. Our repertoire includes Film scores, Broadway Hits, Jazz standards and popular music throughout the ages.  The Band’s musical director, Jeff ‘JB’ Burton, who replaced George Lawry last year, has 40 years of experience working for Disney in America.  Please contact through Facebook @sterthconcertband or website www.sterthconcertband.co.uk.
STAR INN
Closed for refurbishment until mid-May.

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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, home made quiches and pies, delicious cakes, flowers, plants, cards and craft. This week's refreshment hosts the Junior Pirates.
ST ERTH CHRISTIAN AID SUPPER
Saturday 28 April;   7 for 7.30pm Curry Supper in the Old School Room. £12 per person. Contact Barbara Read  01736 758233.
ST ERTH CHURCH:
This Sunday April 22, service times are 8am, Eucharist; 9.30am, Parish Eucharist.
  • 99 Club winners were drawn on Sunday April 15 by Ruby Smith the winner was No 15 Roy Bashforth; second No 64 George Lawry; third No 44 Theresa Byrne; fourth No 47 Enid Ashley. 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.
FRIENDSHIP CLUB:
Last week members had a most interesting afternoon with a presentation by Mr Stevens showing slides of St Ives back to the 1950’s. This was followed by and tea and biscuits and the notices.
  • Next Tuesday April 24 there will be an Alpha Beatta quiz afternoon;
  • on Tuesday May 1 members will be entertained by the Cober Valley accordion ban: and
  • on Tuesday May 8 there will be a Bring & Buy afternoon.
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.
ST ERTH METHODISTS:
Sunday morning's worship was led by Mrs Pauline Reed with hymns accompanied by accordion.  Pauline spoke to the children before reading from Luke ch.24 v 1-12 and then a monologue about Mary Magdalene.   She then spoke about Mary how Jesus had delivered her from 7 demons after which she became devoted to Him, she saw him crucified and on the third morning as she went to embalm him she was confused and dismayed to find His body not there. When He appeared and spoke her name her dismay turned to delight and she ran to tell the other disciples what she had seen and heard.
  • Sunday afternoon's Messy Church was very well attended with families enjoying crafts of all sorts and short worship with Alex all on the theme of ‘Jesus was appearing to many people after His resurrection.' This was followed by everyone sitting down to a super meal.  The next Messy Church will be on May 20.
  • This Sunday's service with Lasers for young people will be led, God willing by Mr W Thomas.  Everyone very welcome at 11am.
  • Tonight; Thursday, there will be Alternative Worship in the hall from 7-8pm followed by coffee. Come along and give it a try; open to all.
  • Friday -Rainbow Youth Group meets after the Easter break from 4.30-6pm in the Chapel hall, open to all 8-13 year olds.
  • Tuesday; 'Tea and Toast' from 10.30-12 noon with company, conversation and craft, an opportunity to relax for a while, you will be most welcome.
ST ERTH CONCERT BAND:
We are pleased to welcome Alan back to the Band. He has joined our Saxophone Section. The Band is always pleased to welcome new members and you can find more information about us on our website at www.sterthconcertband.co.uk  or by contacting Sylvia, the Band Secretary, on 01736 752605. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings at the Methodist Church Hall from 7.30 to 9.30pm
ST ERTH CHURCH COACH TO IKEA EXETER:
Wednesday May 23 leaving St Erth Church at 9.30am with the various picks up in Hayle, plus Connor Downs. Cost £16. Contact Frank Nolan 01736 756179. Stay about 4 hours.
ST ERTH CHURCH SUMMER OUTING SATURDAY 16 JUNE 2018:
The summer outing this year will include coach to Paignton, Steam Train to Kingswear, and passenger ferry to Dartmouth.  Return home by coach, leaving Dartmouth about 4.00pm. Cost £27 for adults; £16 children. If interested please email franknolan@talktalk.net or Tel 01736 756179
ST ERTH PARISH LUNCH:
The next St Erth Parish Lunch will be on Thursday May 3, at 12 for 12.30pm at St Erth Church Hall. The menu will consist of Baked Salmon Fillet, New Potatoes & Broccoli Parsley Sauce, followed by Brioche Bread & Butter Pudding with custard or cheese and biscuits and tea or coffee. Tickets at £6 can be obtained from Kathy Tilby, on 756805, or the Village Shop. The lunch is open to everyone.
MONGOL DERBY 2017 ILLUSTRATED TALK:
“The longest toughest horse race on Earth” An illustrated talk by Paul Richards.
About his amazing adventure, riding for “Little Harbour” Children’s Hospice South West.
Friday April 27 7.30 pm, The Old School St. Erth. Ticket £10.00 to include buffet
Contact 01736 756896.  Proceeds to Little Harbour, Children’s Hospice S.W and NFU Mutual - Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution.
EXERCISE FOR THE OVER 50’S:
A regular exercise class now takes place every Monday from 10am to 11am in St Erth Church Hall.
This is suitable for all fitness levels. Contact Claire 0779 204 6151 for details.

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 star.inn@aol.co.uk 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.   

 

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