Lerryn Film Club
July 5th 2011
Schedule of films for 2011/12
Saturday 17th September 2011 - "Made in Dagenham"
Saturday 15th October 2011 - "Bright Star"
Saturday 12th November 2011 - "Good Night and Good Luck"
Saturday 10th December 2011 - "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Saturday 21st January 2012 - "The Tales of Hoffmann"
Saturday 18th February 2012 - "The King's Speech"
Saturday 17th March 2012 - "A Day in the Life"
Saturday 21st April 2012 - A.G.M. followed by "A Private Function"
Membership is invited at a cost of £15.00 per person for the whole season.
For information, please contact the Membership Secretary on 01208 871430
Help for Heroes Coast Path Challenge
July 5th 2011
We have been asked if we can put this info up in support of a no doubt very fit young man who is attempted to break the record for completing the full South West Coast Path later this month.
We wish him the best of luck ! Anyone who has walked bits of the route will be astounded to note he is looking at walking around 43 miles a day !
You can follow his progress on the links below or make a donation for Help for Heroes to spur him on.
Record Challenge - 630 Miles in 14 days on foot 10th July...
36 year old Terry Davis intends to complete the entire South West Coast Path (630 miles) on foot, unsupported and in 14 days or less. In order to complete such a grueling challenge he will have to cover a staggering 45 miles per day and if successful he will be the first to achieve this. The South West Coast path is the longest national trail in the United Kingdom.
Why do it?
Firstly, he loves a challenge and defying the odds. Secondly nobody has successfully completed a solo attempt of the South West Coast Path (630 miles) on foot and in 14 days or less, though others have tried and failed. Thirdly and more importantly Terry is doing the challenge to raise money for two extremely worthwhile charities, Help for Heroes and Cancer Research (UK).
He has previously completed the entire Pennine Way (275 miles), solo, on foot and on more than one occasion. The last time he attempted this he managed the entire distance in under 10 Days, though he did not really push the boundaries. His previous experience will be highly relevant in terms of planning, preparation and actually attempting this new challenge. Besides long distance backpacking Terry is also a keen long distance runner and this complementary set of interests should put him in good stead to complete this challenge, especially when combined with his other character traits.
“I am under no illusion as to how physically and mentally demanding this challenge will be, and that it will probably be one of the hardest challenges that I have ever attempted in my life. However, nobody said it was going to be easy and that is part of the fun!!!”
“The pain and discomfort that I endure whilst completing this challenge will be nothing compared to that suffered on a daily basis by the amazing individuals that are supported by Help for Heroes and Cancer Research (UK).”
Its easy to make a donation to support this effort on the events website at www.ltwellness.com/
It will be possible to follow the challenge via the challenge website and Terry will also be blogging live during the challenge via Twitter and Facebook.
Website: www.ltwellness.com (central challenge web resource).
Thank you from the LAMA committee
July 3rd 2011
Thank you very much to everybody who supported our stall at Village Night yesterday. Thanks to you, we raised £74.15 on the sale of veggie food, recipe books and rat-splatting.
Capt Mike Sutherland retires after 25 years.
July 3rd 2011
After 25 years as Harbour Master at Fowey Captain Mike Sutherland retired on 30th June. Capt Tim Jones has taken over as the new Harbour Master.
Mikes retirement was marked by the tugs Morgawr and Cormillan performing a "dance" in the harbour opposite the Harbour Office during Mike's last FHC Board meeting, the Commissioners presented Mike with a framed copy of the roll of Harbour Masters and Chairman of Commissioners and an engraved decanter set.
The FHC Board meeting was followed by a buffet supper in the Gallants Sailing Club for all the FHC Staff, Commissioners and friends where further presentations were made.
Capt. Matt Hodson resigned as Deputy Harbour Master some weeks ago and it will be up to Capt Tim Jones to decide whether or not to replace him. In the meantime Jonathan Pritchard is operating as Leisure Officer and any queries regarding moorings, etc. should be directed to him.
Lerryn Village Night
July 1st 2011
Lerryn Village Night will be held on the Village Green on the 2nd of July at 6.30.
Lerryn Memorial Hall and many local charities will provide lots of fun for all of the family. Barbecue, Band and Bar, plus a disco to end the evening. All welcome- come and have fun.
Our thanks to Deanna and Nigel for the use of the Green.
Lerryn School Sports Day
June 30th 2011
For photographs of the 2011 Lerryn School Sports Day click on the image below and look at Pages 1, 2 & 3 of the Photo Gallery:
Lerryn History Society
June 28th 2011
The next Members' Meeting takes place on Saturday 9th of July with a visit to the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro. The LAMA minibus has been booked, and will depart Lerryn car park at 11am. This will give time for lunch and/ or shopping before the visit commences at 2.00pm. Return at 4.30pm from Truro. Cost £6.00 per person.
For further information pleas contact Paul Weatherhogg on 01208 873621. New members welcome, it only costs £1.00 per year to join!!
Message from the police
June 27th 2011
This message relates to Police Log 356 13 June 2011.
Lerryn School Summer Fete
June 27th 2011
For photographs of the 2011 Lerryn School Summer Fete go to the Photo Gallery by clicking on the button below:
The photos are at present on Pages 2, 3 & 4 of the Photo Gallery but the page numbers will alter as more images are added to the Gallery.
Message from Fowey Cruise
June 23rd 2011
We recently brought a party of trippers up from Fowey by boat and were greeted by a mottley assortment of boats with people dressed in various strange attire. Can I congratulate these people on behalf of ourselves 'Fowey Cruise' and our trippers who thoroughly enjoyed the spectacle and were clapping each boat as it went past us. The most impressive was the golden elephant, it was absolutely brilliant! Thank you Lerryn for adding extra interest to our trip.
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