Pub quiz of Saturday 29th April
April 21st 2017
The next pub quiz at the Ship Inn, Lerryn on Saturday 29th April will be for:
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April 19th 2017
Thank you to Local Services
Thanks to the following 3 Local Services
for renewing their annual fee and helping to support this website
Kayak trips and hire
Bartram Deakin Associates
Pelynt Boarding Kennels
Boarding for dogs and cats, grooming, day care
For these and other local services, choose local services from the left hand menu
on the Home page
'The Great Lerryn Quilt Raffle'
April 17th 2017
A huge thank you to everyone who has supported 'The Great Lerryn Quilt Raffle' in aid of both St Winnow and St Veep Church Bells & Tower Appeals.
Photo Archive (Emma Vernon)
April 13th 2017
We have been contacted by "Beverley", whose mother, Emma Vernon, used to live in Lerryn View until she was ninety. She then moved to Devon and lived there alone for a further 5 years. Emma loved going on the Lerryn bus, and therefore Beverley, her daughter, would like to support the Village minibus. Beverley has kindly sent a parcel of Easter goodies for the Easter coffee morning for LAMA to be held on Saturday 15th April at 10.30 am till 12.00 pm at the Church Rooms Lostwithiel. Thank you, Beverley.
Beverley's mother can be seen in the photo below which is one of many archive photos that can be viewed on lerryn.net
Thora Mansell, Maggie Martin, Emma Vernon in the 1980s
For more photos of the Lerryn Area from the 1890s to the present day, go to Photo Archive towards the top left of this page or click on the button below:
St Veep Church Bells Press Release
April 10th 2017
St Veep Church secures National Lottery Fund investment
St Veep Church has received a grant of £55,000 (fifty five thousand pounds) from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), towards the complete refurbishment of the Maiden Bells of St Veep and essential building work to the tower, it was announced today. The bells were last taken down and serviced in 1936. Since then, there have been considerable improvements to the materials used to hang the bells and it is anticipated that this work should keep the bells ringing for many years to come.
Thanks to money raised by National Lottery Players, the project will give opportunities for our young ringers to improve their ringing technique and join the ringing team, but at present they are held back by having the bells out of action due to a 6” crack in the tenor bell. The retired headmaster of our local school has written a play for the children to act in the social event planned when the bells are rehung.
We are also arranging a parish visit to Lyme Regis to see our ‘work in progress’ on the bells. Two of our Parishioners are being trained to act as guides for visitors. Leaflets and Guidebooks will be printed and our website is being reconstructed and updated. This has all been made possible by National Lottery players.
The bells project will ensure the continuation of our local heritage and the preservation of our bells and church.
We anticipate work to start about 1st June and finish during October.
St Veep Church has a unique set of six Maiden Bells. This is a report from 1770 from the then vicar:-
“St Cyyricius Church Bells Dedicated to St Veep on the sixteenth day of June, in the year of OUR LORD, one thousand, seven hundred and seventy. In the south of Cornwall, not far from the coast, there is hung in that ancient old tower which stands fifty seven feet high, and its walls of six feet in width, a perfect peal of SIX VIRGIN BELLS, cast on the SIXTEENTH day of June, in the stillness of the night, one thousand, seven hundred and seventy, by Pennington, bell founder, in a meadow opposite the church gate, for the sum of seventeen pounds. The bells were all put into the furnace and cast in their moulds, and when they were cold, they were hung on a girder. Pennington tapped them with his hammer, and pronounced them perfect virgin peal. The tenor bell, weighing just over 10cwt, is inscribed “William Penwarne, vicar AD 1770” and “I call the Quick to Church and the Dead to Grave”.
The bell committee and the whole parish were so pleased to receive the grant from Heritage Lottery Fund, (HLF) as it means that our heritage can be handed down to our children and grandchildren.
About the Heritage Lottery Fund
Thanks to National Lottery players, we invest money to help people across the UK explore, enjoy and protect the heritage they care about – from the archaeology under our feet to the historic parks and buildings we love, from precious memories and collections to rare wildlife. www.hlf.org.uk. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and use #HLFsupported.
Come and support your local minibus association
April 6th 2017
LAMA invites you to its Easter Coffee Morning
Saturday 15th April 2017 10.30 am - 12.00 pm
Church Rooms, Lostwithiel
Easter Hamper Raffle
Guess the Weight Of The Simnel Cake
Where is the Easter Bunny Rabbit Hiding?
Second Hand Books
Homemade Cakes and Real Coffee
All proceeds to the Lerryn Area Minibus Association
SHORT FUNNY PLAYS IN LERRYN THIS WEEKEND
April 4th 2017
Tickets in the shop now for two plays on 7th and 8th April - one by Alan Ayckbourn, the other by Nick Warburton. Tickets £7. Wine, nibbles and raffle available. Don't miss it - it should be a good evening. Doors open 7.00pm for a 7.30 start.
April 4th 2017
We have our first Rockpool Ramble of 2017 coming up next week on Thursday 13th April at Readymoney Beach, Fowey, 1pm to 3pm, meet on the beach. Everyone welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear sensible footwear.
See poster above for more information.
This is the first event for our exciting 2017/18 programme. If you haven't already renewed your membership, please do so and we'll send you an events card.
The Great Lerryn Quilt Raffle
April 2nd 2017
Many thanks to everyone who has supported this raffle. Owing to illness, the draw has not yet taken place and the winning ticket is now proposed to be drawn on Easter Sunday, 16th April 2017 between 2pm and 3pm at The Ship Inn, Lerryn. So still time to purchase a ticket if you would like to do so from either The Ship Inn, Lerryn or Lerryn River Stores. We have just hit £400 and it would be great to achieve our target £500 to be shared between two very local causes, the St Winnow and St Veep Bells & Tower appeals.
March 31st 2017
Did you know that some very useful local services support this website by contributing a small annual fee and appearing on the Local Services section of the website? You might find just what you are looking for and also, in turn, find yourself supporting those services too!
Thank you to the following who have recently renewed their annual fee for the year beginning April 2017:
Dave Maclennan - Electrician
Trevor Pearce - Painter & Decorator
Encounter Walking Holidays - Self Guided walking holidays
Lerryn River Stores - Our local shop
Lerryn Minibus Association
Duchy Motors - Vehicle servicing, repairs and MOTs
and welcome to a new addition
Jurgen Koenen - Graphic & Web design & Translation
Choose Local Services from the left hand menu or click on the button below to read more:
If you would like to include your own local service in the listings, you can add your details by completing details for a new entry on the local services section. This application will then come through to admin and you will be asked to pay the annual fee of £10 to make the entry "live" on the website
Thank you to all concerned
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