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Blazes with Covid

3rd January 2021

You are cordially invited by St Veep Church and Lerryn Village to an Outdoor Epiphany and New Year Carol Service on Sunday 3rd January 2021 at 4.00pm in St Veep Churchyard... Read more

Happy and Healthy New Year

4th January 2021

We wish all visitors to our website a Happy and Healthy New Year. Hopefully by the Spring or Summer, the website will be full of happy news and of lovely events that we can all join in!

Suspension of communal worship

11th January 2021

Due to the increased risk from the Covid19 virus, communal worship in the Benefice has been suspended. Most of our churches are open for private prayer subject to covid precautions.

Walking my boots for brain cancer

8th February 2021

Katrina Smith explains: "Every day in March, I will be walking 10,000 steps. I know that for some of you this will not seem much of a walk. However, this will be a challenge for me as I have trouble walking but I will do it as this is means a lot to me... Read more

Walking my boots for cancer - Day 1

2nd March 2021

"Each day, I will be posting a photo from somewhere on the Boconnoc Estate on my donation page and I will be recording my steps." This is what Katrina Smith promised us and she kept her promise... Read more

Return to worship in the benefice

3rd March 2021

I am delighted that some of our churches have decided to throw open their doors again following what feels like an interminable age of inactivity and we very much look forward to being back together again and welcoming you back to worship... Read more

Back to school

10th March 2021

What did Reception, year 1 and 2 do today? We completed a workout. Took part in graded phonics lessons, whilst more able completed an online spelling test... Read more

Walking my boots for brain cancer - day 15

16th March 2021

Congratulations to Katrina Smith on day 15 of her challenge - to walk 10,000 everyday in March to raise money for cancer research. Why not sponsor Katrina by donating to Cancer Research UK on her page: https://fundraise... Read more

Lerryn & District Produce Association - Plant Sale

18th March 2021

A note for the village: we are optimistically planning on holding the 70th Lerryn Produce Show on 7 August 2021 at 2pm. We are also planning to have a plant sale, cake stall and raffle on the Village Green on Bank Holiday Monday 31st May 2021, 1030 to 1200 noon... Read more

MEGA Easter Hamper

18th March 2021

As Easter is only weeks away, we wanted to create an impressive Easter Hamper to raffle off on the last day of school. If anyone would like to donate anything to the Hamper please feel free but PLEASE do not feel obligated too... Read more

New beer garden and Band/BBQ area at the Ship Inn and Willows Restaurant

18th March 2021

We can't wait to welcome you all on 12th April. Will and Kerry

Apprentice wanted

18th March 2021

Will and Kerry are looking for an apprentice to join them in the hospitality trade. We are lookign for an all rounder who would benefit from the experience... Read more

Community spirited school children

24th March 2021

Thank you and well done to the pupils of Lerryn School who recently did some litter picking to help keep our beautiful village clean.

Congratulations Katrina!

1st April 2021

Congratulations Katrina for achieving a minimum of 10,000 steps everyday in March, rain or shine, in order to raise money for Cancer Research! Well done on exceeding your target of £500! You definitely deserved a glass of wine Wednesday evening!

A date for your diary: Palais de Jazz in the Memorial Hall

23rd April 2021

The Jazz Cafe returns to Lerryn on 18th September. Watch this space for details - all subject, of course, to change in the Covid situation

Lerryn School prepares for the annual Produce Show

29th April 2021

Lerryn School continues their Community spirit with the annual Produce Society Competition. All 39 pupils are growing the tallest sunflower this year... Read more

Jim Kelly - RIP

30th April 2021

David Vipond writes: I think that everyone in our local community feels a deep sadness at the news of Jim's death. I first met him about twenty-five years ago when he moved to Penpol, although I believe he had connections here, for many years before that... Read more

Lerryn School Zoom quiz

1st May 2021

Have you all got your thinking caps on? Our first ever Lerryn School zoom quiz is being held THIS SATURDAY MAY 1st at 5.30pm. There will be 5 exciting rounds hosted by our wonderful Headmaster Mr Blunt :) Tickets for this event are £5 per team... Read more

Wave of Hope

14th May 2021

Lerryn Primary in East Cornwall launched its 'Wave of Hope' today, ahead of the G7 summit coming to Cornwall next month! The local vicar, Revd Sheila Bawden, the school's Headmaster, Mr Mathew Blunt and Katrine Musgrave (Christian Aid for Devon & Cornwall) joined some very excited pupils... Read more

Our community minibus will soon be back on the road

16th May 2021

The committee of Lerryn Area Minibus Association is hopeful that the shopping trips will resume in July 2021. Watch this space for further details!

Lerryn Produce Association Plant Sale

31st May 2021

The Lerryn and District Produce Association is delighted to announce that its annual plant sale will be held on Monday 31st May 2021 on the Village Green from 10... Read more

Thank you from the Lerryn and District Produce Association

31st May 2021

A big Thank You who supported the Plant and Cake Sale this morning in support of the Lerryn And District Produce Association. Particular thanks go to the Lerryn WI who made the most beautiful selection of cakes and to those who donated raffle prizes... Read more

Lerryn School pupils in Wave of Hope event.

10th June 2021

On Sunday 23rd May Lerryn pupils, supported by Mr B and Katrine Musgrave from Christian Aid and Spotlight television, attended a socially distanced "wave of hope" at St Anta Church... Read more

David St John - RIP

12th June 2021

It is with great sadness that we report the news that our old friend David St John died from a sudden heart attack yesterday. His daughter Hanny was with him when he was taken ill and he was admitted to Southampton General - where he died shortly afterwards... Read more

Lerryn Film Club news update

18th June 2021

Notice for current and prospective Lerryn Film Club members We need to wait until further restrictions have been lifted in order to hold our Drinks and Nibbles event... Read more


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