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2018 Seagull Race Photos

2nd January 2019

A big THANK YOU from the River Lerryn Yacht Squadron and from the RNLI to everybody who entered our 30th Seagull race of Saturday 29th December and to the spectators... Read more

Mud on Road in Lerryn - Local Residents Complain

7th January 2019

Mud, leaves and debris have washed down the steep hill into Lerryn and built up at the edges of the road, where there are no pavements. Local residents complain that this is causing a danger to pedestrians, especially children going to school, who are forced into the middle of the road, on a bend, to avoid the thick mud... Read more

Good news for our recycling efforts

7th January 2019

Although we are not able to place beverage cartons and cups in our recycling bags, you can recycle them if you go to the household waste and recycling centre in Connon Bridge which is run by Suez... Read more

Full report on 2018 Seagull Race

9th January 2019

Report on the 2018 Lerryn Seagull Race Dawn broke reluctantly on the day of the 30th Seagull Race to reveal much activity on the foreshore in Lerryn as intrepid mariners worked on last minute preparations to their boats, engines and costumes... Read more

Curry Night

12th January 2019

Curry Night At The Ship Inn Lerryn on Saturday 12 Jan from 6pm ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET £10 PER PERSON BOOKING ESSENTIAL 01208 872374 enquiries@theshipinnlerryn... Read more

St Winnow Parish - Tender for Gardening Services

15th January 2019

Tenders for Gardening Services The following gardening services are required by St Winnow Parish Council: To grass cut the below areas four times per year; April, June, August and October... Read more

www.lerryn.net - re-born!

17th January 2019

Thanks to a generous grant from the Big Lottery, we have a new website, launched on 17th January 2019! Don’t worry – all the old favourites are still here... Read more

Messy Church

18th January 2019

The Benefice of Lostwithiel Parishes invites you to its Messy Church on Friday 18th January from 4.00 until 6.00pm in the Church Rooms, Lostwithiel. "Fun, Food and Friendship"

Friends of Fowey Estuary Talk:

22nd January 2019

This is a change to the advertised programme. The talk by Heather Buttivant will take place on 22nd January at 7.30pm in the Fowey Gallants Sailing Club... Read more

RNLI Share our Soup (SOS)

26th January 2019

The Lostwithiel Branch of the RNLI invites you to its annual Share our Soup (SOS). This will take place on Saturday 26th January 2019 in the Lerryn Memorial Hall from 12... Read more

Announcing new Art classes in St Veep

26th January 2019

Here are the details of two classes from the tutor Monica: 1. Introduction to Glass Learn basic glass techniques: fusing, slumping and more Classes every Friday, 9... Read more

Not too late for marmalade!

29th January 2019

Sue Ashworth ordered an 18 kilo box of Seville oranges from Continental Fruits in Doublebois. After sharing it with two others she still has a surplus... Read more

Website Training for Registered Users of lerryn.net

31st January 2019

We are holding 4 training sessions for registered users of lerryn.net in the Red Store as follows: Training sessions Thursday 31st January 10.00 to 12... Read more

Lost & Found

4th February 2019

This item was found on the steps of The Red Store on Monday 4th February. If it is yours or you know who it belongs to - please email pengillan@btinternet... Read more

Road Closure - Grey Mare Farm to Cott Road

5th February 2019

E-mail received from Streetworks , Transport and Infrastructure Service, Cornwall Council: Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 S.14: Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Location: Road From Grey Mare Farm to Cott Road, Lostwithiel Timing: 5th to 7th February 2019 (09:30 to 16:30 hours) Contact: Utility Services Ltd for BT, Tel: 01884 763100 The above closure has been approved... Read more

Spot the Station

6th February 2019

Due to the lack of light pollution in Lerryn (and other dark sky locations in Cornwall), local residents are treated to amazing star scapes and also the fascinating sight of the International Space Station passing across the sky... Read more

Frances Stephens

6th February 2019

Frances Stephens and Becks enjoying tea and cake at the Lerryn River Stores Café on 6th February 2019. Frances is well known to many residents of Lerryn and throughout Cornwall, being an expert on Cornish history and having been Churchwarden at St Winnow for a period of some forty years... Read more

Refuse collection

8th February 2019

Due to the adverse weather conditions, refuse collection and garden waste collection did not take place on Friday,1st February. According to a message on Facebook, a double collection of refuse will take place this coming Friday, 8th February... Read more

Eric Baker's funeral arrangements

8th February 2019

Eric, of Oak Tree Cottage, Brandy Lane, Lerryn, died peacefully at Liskeard Community Hospital last Saturday aged 92. He leaves Phyllis his wife of 73 years and his son Alan (w Christine) and grandchildren Emma and Owen... Read more

RONALD'S CENTENARY

8th February 2019

From 7.00pm in Lerryn Memorial Hall on the 8th February, Duncan and Carole Elliott along with his sister Jane and Michael will be hosting a brief reception in honour of Ronald's 100th birthday... Read more

Chinese new year

9th February 2019

Sat 9 Feb, 6pm Ship Inn, Lerryn. All you can eat Chinese Buffet, £10 Booking Esential, 01208 872374

Features of the new website - this week's photo

11th February 2019

We know that visitors to Lerryn.net enjoy looking at the Photo Gallery. We select the photos that we are most pleased with and tag them as "This week's photo"... Read more

Red Store booking online

11th February 2019

Want to book the Red Store? - book online The new version of lerryn.net has enabled the Red Store to introduce an online booking system. The procedure has been streamlined so you can now check availability of the Red Store Gallery and make a booking online from the Red Store page of lerryn... Read more

Cornwall Coastal Otter Project

12th February 2019

Rob Wells has kindly invited members of the FoFE to attend a Cornwall Coastal Otter Project meeting being hosted by the Cornwall Mammal Group (CMG). This will be on Tuesday 12th February at 7pm at Lost Gardens of Heligan (see poster attached) There will be a talk by Dave Groves from the Cornwall Mammal Group about otters and the project and Ian McCarthy will be showing some footage of otters on the Fowey! Please reserve your space by contacting Rob at robawells@gmail... Read more

COME AND JOIN US!

15th February 2019

The Lerryn Players are very eager to expand the small team of volunteers who man the sound and lighting desk during performances. It's an interesting and rewarding thing to do, and our existing Sound and Lighting Director is happy to give instruction to people who may be interested... Read more

Film Club - screening of Their Finest

16th February 2019

A reminder to our members about our next screening. Doors open at 7.00pm for refreshments and the film starts at 7.30pm. If you would like to bring a guest, call Annie on 01208 871272... Read more

Love Your Beach Day

16th February 2019

On Saturday 16th February, we will joining many others around Cornwall in celebrating 'Love Your Beach Day', an idea of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust. We will be holding our event at Readymoney Beach, Fowey from 10... Read more

LAMA SPUDS and PUDS on 16th February

16th February 2019

TICKETS IN THE SHOP TODAY. DON'T FORGET TO BUY ONE IN ADVANCE. (Otherwise, by the time you arrive, we might have run out of spuds!)

On-going website improvements

19th February 2019

We value your feedback on the new website and we are currently implementing a few changes. One of the things that you have asked us to do is to provide a link on the home page to the Polruan NCI weather page... Read more

Quiz night to raise funds for The Lime Kiln

23rd February 2019

Come and quiz and eat with us and help raise funds for the restoration of the Lime Kiln. Food starts from 6pm, the quiz starts at 9pm. Raffle prizes and prizes for each quiz category and overall winners... Read more

Concert by the children of Lerryn

23rd February 2019

Once again the children of Lerryn will be entertaining us during a coffee morning in the Memorial Hall, this year on Saturday the 23rd February. Come and support them, and enjoy memorable performances as well as fresh coffee and home-made cakes... Read more

New Chair of Lerryn Players

25th February 2019

Congratulations to David Bailey who was appointed as the new Chair of the Lerryn Players at last Saturday's EGM, following Ann Henderson's retirement from the post after 14 years of very successful service... Read more

Sing and Play for Mother's Day and Easter 2019

26th February 2019

Caroline Stephenson (also known as Mrs Beat) is hoping to set up an intergenerational choir involving adults and young people from the villages around Lostwithiel... Read more

Thank you from Lerryn.net

26th February 2019

Thank you from Lerryn.net to everyone involved in the Children's Concert of Saturday 23d February, both participants and spectators. Not only was the event most enjoyable but it also raised money for two local charities including your local website.

East Cornwall Bach Choir Singing Day of 2nd March

2nd March 2019

Come and Sing With Us This year's choice of music for ECBC Singing Day is Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana". Orff's wonderful music is the setting for a text by medieval monks dealing with "wine, women and song... Read more

Features of the new website - the news and events archive

2nd March 2019

We hope that you are enjoying the new features of our new website. Have you explored the News and events archive? To access it, all you need to do is hover over the What's on button on the navigation bar and click on News and events archive... Read more

What a difference a year makes

2nd March 2019

A year ago today, Lerryn was in the grips of "The Beast from the East". The temperature dropped and the snow arrived. Now, one year later, Lerryn has enjoyed one of the mildest winter periods since records began... Read more

Lostwithiel University of The Third Age - Open Meeting

4th March 2019

Our next Open Meeting will take place on Monday 4th March 2019 at 2 pm in the Church Rooms Lostwithiel. Gillian Blake, a leading female Civil Engineer who has worked all over the world, will be our speaker... Read more

AGM Lerryn & District Produce Association

4th March 2019

The AGM will be held on Monday 4 March 2019, at 19:30 in the Committee Room in the Village Hall. All welcome please come along and support us.

Meva Phil is back

7th March 2019

Mevagissey Phil is home from his holiday in Vietnam and will be back selling fresh fish from the Village car park each Monday at around 11.30am - 1... Read more

RED STORE AGM

13th March 2019

THE RED STORE LERRYN Community Interest Company ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WEDNESDAY 13th MARCH 2019 AT 7.00PM The Directors would like to invite you, all the members of our Community, to join them at this meeting in The Red Store followed by wine and nibbles... Read more

Lerryn WI Charity Lunch in aid of Little Harbour Children's Hospice

16th March 2019

Lerryn WI invites you to a fundraising lunch in aid of Little Harbour Children's Hospice. The event takes place on Saturday 16th March at 12.30-2.30 in Lerryn Memorial Hall... Read more

Film Club screening - The Post

16th March 2019

A reminder to our members about our next screening. Doors open at 7.00pm for refreshments and the film starts at 7.30pm. If you would like to bring a guest, call Annie on 01208 871272... Read more

Thank You from Lerryn W.I.

18th March 2019

A huge thank you to everyone who was a part of our fundraising lunch for Little Harbour. We are proud to announce that we have made £630 for this wonderful cause.

Lerryn History Society talk

19th March 2019

The next members' meeting will be on Tuesday 19th March at 7.00 pm in THE RED STORE, LERRYN when the speaker will be Simon Dell talking about "The History of the Cornish Constabulary"... Read more

New chair in the driving seat!

19th March 2019

Congratulations to Richard Halliday who was elected the new Chairman of the Lerryn Area Minibus Association at yesterday's AGM. He takes over from Ann Henderson who was at the helm for 14 years and provided excellent leadership... Read more

Tickets for our two Spring comedies on sale!

20th March 2019

If you intend to come and see our two comedies on 12th or 13th April, please note that the tickets are numbered. Buy your tickets early from the Lerryn River Stores if you want to select where you sit!

Roses - A talk by Stewart Pocock

21st March 2019

Whitecross & District Gardening Club invite you to hear Stewart Pocock who comes to us from the renowned Pocock's Roses in Hampshire which now also owns The Cornish Company... Read more

RNLI fundraising Concert - SOLD OUT!

22nd March 2019

Tickets for this concert are now on sale in Choughs, Lostwithiel and the Lerryn River Stores. We promise you an evening of riotous fun. There will be a licensed bar and we will sell nibbles... Read more

Tabletop events in Lanreath Village Hall

23rd March 2019

We have been contacted by a Lanreath resident with a view to advertising the table top events taking place in their Village Hall. In return, they will advertise our events.

Spot the Space Station

25th March 2019

The Space Station will be crossing our sky this evening, Monday 25th March, at 8.51 pm. It should be visible for about 3 minutes. Don't miss it!

AGM & Film 'Wild Cornwall - Out On The Edge'

26th March 2019

The Friends of the Fowey Estuary invite you to their AGM (very short!) and a showing of the film 'Wild Cornwall - Out On The Edge' by Ian McCarthy. On Tuesday 26th March at 7... Read more

A History of Recycling in Lostwithiel - past, present and beyond

30th March 2019

Richard Bower, MBE, former Recycling Officer for Cornwall Council will give this talk in aid of Cancer Research Lostwithiel on Saturday 30th March in the Church Rooms in Lostwithiel... Read more

Pub quiz for lerryn.net

30th March 2019

The Ship Inn will be hosting its monthly quiz on Saturday 30th March. This month, the quiz is in support of our community website Lerryn.net. The quiz itself starts at 9... Read more

Pub Quiz for lerryn.net

31st March 2019

The quiz at The ship Inn in Lerryn on Saturday 30th March raised over £150 for the continued development and maintenance of lerryn.net Thanks due to Ronnie and Jonny and also to participants who entered the quiz and generously bought raffle tickets.

Help Paul and Linda in their hour of need

1st April 2019

Many of you will no doubt of heard by now that our dear friends and Rector of the Benefice of Lostwithiel Parishes (spanning 6 churches), The Rev’d Paul Beynon and wife Linda (Community Midwife at Penrice) had a fire at their home, the Rectory in Lostwithiel, last week... Read more

LAMA Spring Coffee Morning

6th April 2019

The Lerryn Area Minibus Association invites you to its Spring/Easter coffee morning in the Church Rooms, Lostwithiel 10.30am-12.00pm. Real coffee and homemade cakes will be served... Read more

East Cornwall Bach Choir concert - Brilliant Baroque

6th April 2019

The concert scheduled for Saturday 6th April at 7.30pm in St Martin's Church, Liskeard will feature music by Handel and Purcell.

Lerryn Players 2019 Spring Plays

12th April 2019

If you intend to come and see our for two comedies, please bear in mind that the tickets are numbered. Buy your ticket early to ensure that you can select where you sit!

Big Breakfast - Lime Kiln Restoration Fund

14th April 2019

On Sunday, 14th April St Veep Parish Council will be serving breakfast in Lerryn Memorial Hall from 9am to noon. All proceeds to the restoration of the lime kiln... Read more

A Great Escape Art - Art Exhibition in Red Store

16th April 2019

The artist Stuart Law will be exhibiting his work in the Red Store from 16th until 22nd April, 10.00am until 5.00pm

Cornwall Hospice Care - Furniture Collection

16th April 2019

A Cornwall Hospice Care collection has been booked for 16th April to collect a kingsize mattress from Pengillan,Lerryn PL22 0QE. It will require a fairly large vehicle... Read more

Wild Flowers of the Looe area

18th April 2019

Whitecross & District Gardening Club will be hosting Karin Masson, an enthusiastic amateur will talk about wild flowers in relation to local geology, answering the question " why do they grow there?"

Lostwithiel Bowling Club taster sessions

20th April 2019

The Lostwithiel Bowling Club will be holding taster sessions which will take place on Saturday 20th April from 10.00am until 12.00pm and on Sunday 21st April from 2... Read more

Easter Craft Fayre

22nd April 2019

The Lerryn Memorial Hall will be hosting a Craft Fayre on Easter Monday from 10.00am until 3.00pm.

Successes of the Fowey River Canoe Club

24th April 2019

Over the Easter weekend, several teams of paddlers from the Fowey River Canoe Club based in Golant, took part in the 125th Devizes to Westminster (DW) International Canoe Race... Read more

Lerryn.net AGM

25th April 2019

Our 2019 Annual General Meeting will take place in the Red Store on Thursday 25th April at 7.30pm. We would like to invite all our Registered Users and donors to a pre-AGM drinks and nibbles gathering as we would like to say thank you all for your support and interest... Read more

Outcome of tonight's Lerryn Area Community Website AGM

25th April 2019

We were delighted that several of the groups listed on our website were represented at tonight's AGM. Before the AGM, we had a drinks and nibbles THANK YOU party and we also gave our guests a guided tour of the website... Read more

Features of the new website - Local Links

26th April 2019

The eagled eyed amongst you might have noticed that the page "Useful Information" has now been replaced by "Local Links". The change happened this week... Read more

Results of Neigbourhood Plan Questionnaire - St Winnow Parish Council

27th April 2019

The results of the Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire are available for all to see on the joint parish council website.The Return rate of completed forms was 71%... Read more

FILM Club AGM and film

27th April 2019

A reminder to the Film Club members that our AGM will take place on Saturday 27th April at 7.00pm. At 7.45pm, our film will be the Yukon Assignment. If you would like to bring a guest to the film, contact Annie on 01208 871272... Read more

Fowey Heritage Walk

27th April 2019

We still have some spaces available on our Fowey Heritage Walk which is this coming Saturday 27th April. Each year we organise a joint event with our neighbouring Looe Marine Conservation Group, it's our turn this year to invite them to Fowey where we'll be enjoying a Fowey Heritage Walk guided by the very experienced guide, Lynn Goold... Read more

SUPPORT YOUR VILLAGE HALL

27th April 2019

The pub quiz this Saturday night will be in aid of Lerryn Memorial Hall, which very much needs some financial support if we are to keep it the way we all want it to be... Read more

Boconnoc Garden Open

28th April 2019

The Garden will be open from 2.00 to 5.00pm in aid of the medieval Church of St Mary Bradoc. Refreshments will be available.

Film Club new committee

28th April 2019

Before screening the fascinating film The Yukon Assignment, the Film Club held its AGM. We said a huge THANK YOU to Paul and Rosemary Weatherhogg who both stood down from their respective role as Chair and Minutes Secretary... Read more

Congratulations to St Veep's own Marathon runner

1st May 2019

Congratulations to Katie Wilks of St Veep who ran the 2019 Marathon. Please see below an extract from the e-mail that she sent family and friends following this great achievement... Read more

Did you know there was a Repair Room in Bodmin?

1st May 2019

Like a Repair Café, the Repair Room is a free meeting place where you can come to repair something or learn new skills. There are tools and materials to help you make any repairs you need, along with expert volunteers with repair skills in all kind of fields... Read more

'May the Fourth Be With You' Curry Night

4th May 2019

Boconnoc Garden open for NGS

6th May 2019

Boconnoc will be open on Monday 6th May from 2.00-5.00pm for the National Garden Scheme. The admission is £5.50 for adult and free for children. Cream teas will be served in the stable yard... Read more

Elizabeth St John's funeral arrangements

8th May 2019

We were all very sad to hear that Elizabeth St John, a former Lerryn resident, had passed away on Saturday 4th May. There will be a Family Funeral on the 16th May and there will then be a Thanksgiving Service for her life at Kings Somborne Parish Church in June, precise date to be announced asap... Read more

Largin Castle Bluebell walk

9th May 2019

This circular walk will start at 10.30am on Thursday 9th May from St Mary Bradoc Church. We will walk to Largin Castle, a contour hillfort presumed to date to the Iron Age... Read more

St Veep Parish Council 2019 Annual General Meeting

9th May 2019

The AGM will take place in the Red Store, Lerryn on Thursday 9th May at 7.00pm. Members of the Public are welcome to attend the meeting during which several of the groups in and around Lerryn will present their annual report... Read more

Classic Film Night in St Winnow Church - The Big Sleep

10th May 2019

Our first film will be The Big Sleep (1946, Black and White) on Friday 10th May 2019 with Bogart and Bacall. Doors open at 7pm and the film will be screened at film at 8pm... Read more

Classic Film Night in St Winnow Church

11th May 2019

Our second film is The Scapegoat (1959, Black and White) by Daphne Du Maurier with Alec Guinness and Bette Davis. Doors open at 7pm and the film will be screened at film at 8pm... Read more

Ethy House Open Garden

11th May 2019

Join us at Ethy House on Saturday 10th May for 2.00 until 5.00pm for a wonderful afternoon with bluebell woodlands, beautiful gardens, scrumptious teas, music in the courtyard and a plant sale... Read more

Elizabeth St John - RIP

11th May 2019

On behalf of Elizabeth's family, John Halkes has confirmed the following arrangements: May 16th: Funeral and Committal at Test Valley Crematorium, Hants... Read more

The History of St Winnow Church

13th May 2019

As part of the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature, Canon John Halkes, A Friend of St Winnow and a long time adviser on fabric and art to the Truro Diocese and the Cathedral, will give a talk on the Church history, Medieval Carvings and the stained glass windows, Angela du Maurier worshipped there and is buried in the Churchyard which is a serene and beautiful spot... Read more

COME AND JOIN US

13th May 2019

The AGM of the Memorial Hall will be held in the Committee Room on the evening of Monday 13th May 2019. This is the time when we elect next year's committee and make our plans for the year to come... Read more

FoFE Talk: Septimus - Some seal!

15th May 2019

This is your chance to hear the story of 'Septimus', the skeleton of an adult male grey seal which Rob Wells had been monitoring living in the St Austell Bay and Roseland area in 2014/2015... Read more

Lerryn History Society AGM and quiz

16th May 2019

A reminder to members that the Lerryn History Society AGM will take place in the Red Store on Thursday 16th May at 7.00pm. The VERY short AGM will be followed by a quiz kindly devised by Robert Wheeler... Read more

Whitecross and District Gardening Club Annual Plant sale

18th May 2019

Our annual Plant Sale will take place on Saturday 18th May from 2.00pm. Anyone wishing to donate plants is asked to bring them to the Whitecross Hall before 12... Read more

New Chair for Memorial Hall committee

18th May 2019

At their Annual General Meeting on 13th May, the Memorial Hall Committee recorded grateful thanks to valued and long-serving members who were stepping down from their posts: Chair David Vipond, Secretary Caroline Hutchings and ex-Chair Paul Weatherhogg... Read more

Lerryn WI Support Little Harbour

18th May 2019

Members of Lerryn WI were so impressed by what they heard when a representative of Little Harbour came to speak at one of their meetings that they arranged a visit... Read more

Boconnoc Garden open for Children Hospice South West

19th May 2019

In May, this true Cornish garden can be seen in all its glory, bursting with azaleas, camellias and rhododendrons in flower, many from the original planting 400 years ago... Read more