11:17am Tuesday 28th October 2014
10:04am Tuesday 28th October 2014
10:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014
12:53pm Tuesday 21st October 2014
The society invites you to its November meeting at Henshorn Court, Station Road, Helston on Wednesday, November 5 at 7pm, when the speaker, Peter Benbow, will give an illustrated talk entitled "From Source to Sea".
4:11pm Monday 20th October 2014
4:08pm Monday 20th October 2014
8:56am Tuesday 14th October 2014
4:22pm Monday 13th October 2014
3:48pm Monday 13th October 2014
A very different service was led by the Rev Danny Reed on Sunday morning. Café Church was laid out with tables and chairs in the chapel, each table having orange juice, sweets and cakes to be enjoyed.
12:54pm Tuesday 7th October 2014
12:38pm Tuesday 7th October 2014
After a quiet August, September has been a busy month for members. Events included a hilarious lunch at the Lowenac Hotel in Camborne, a social and games afternoon, a craft evening and providing tea and cakes for the Thursday Club.
12:30pm Tuesday 7th October 2014
4:16pm Monday 29th September 2014
3:41pm Monday 29th September 2014
3:29pm Monday 29th September 2014
12:13pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014
11:04am Tuesday 23rd September 2014
10:22am Tuesday 23rd September 2014
10:17am Tuesday 23rd September 2014
The Rev Dorothy Noakes presided at parish communion, which celebrated St Matthew’s Day. Canon David Miller preached, speaking of the uncompromising nature of both the call to Matthew and Jesus’ declaration that he came to save sinners.
10:13am Tuesday 23rd September 2014
2:15pm Tuesday 16th September 2014
2:12pm Tuesday 16th September 2014
2:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014
1:47pm Tuesday 16th September 2014
12:03pm Tuesday 9th September 2014
Canon David Miller both presided and preached at First Sunday All-age Family Communion, with Betty Booker, lay reader, assisting; Maureen Grattan-Kane reading the lesson and Rebecca Greenough leading the prayers.
12:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014
11:57am Tuesday 9th September 2014
1:48pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014
12:58pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014
12:56pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014
12:45pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014
4:23pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
The service last Sunday was conducted by Stewards Edward Hengist and Jacqui Milner. Written by the Rev Peter Lanes it was entitled “Love Changes Everything” and was most interesting. There were readings from Nicky Lawrence and Dick Brunwin, and as usual, Mavis Harper was organist.
4:22pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
Revd Peter Johnson presided at the Parish Eucharist service assisted at the altar by Diane Whitehead and Sue Rayment with the chalices and Rita Russell and Chris McCormack serving. The intercessions were led by Muriel Somerfield; Kate Phillips and Sue Rayment read the lessons; sidesmen were Rosie Shorthouse and Kate Phillips; Chris McCormack was sacristan and the organ was played by Gwynneth Willett.
4:21pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
4:18pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
On Friday, July 25 the Balwest Heritage Society were blessed with another beautiful warm evening for an informative walk to Greenberry Down in the Parish of Germoe. Around 20 members and guests met at Newtown Farm where local farmer Godfrey Piper began an entertaining excursion into local history. Godfrey's talk began with an explanation of the history of the site and the extensive range of buildings that now make up Newtown Farm. Following the failure of the mining industry and changes to farming practices many homes in the area became deserted and underwent change of use or became derelict. At Newtown Farm alternative uses were found for some of these empty homes. With the aid of site observations and his fascinating collection of old photographs Godfrey was able to illustrate how some of these conversions had been carried out. In addition, photos and memories of the old General Store and of preparations to visit the Plum Fare in Helston, provided intriguing views of past times in Newtown.
4:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
4:13pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
An excellent service at Balwest Methodist Church on Sunday morning was led by the minister the Revd Beverly Turner. Revd Turner spoke on the subject of the need for worship. She went on to say that worship could he held privately or collectively. The accompanist was Mrs Jill Warden. Flowers were given and arranged by Mrs Kate Boston.
4:11pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
The AAW Worship service was led by Superintendent Minister Danny Reed, the theme was "Water", its many uses and Danny even wore goggles, swimming hat and had many visual aides to carry out his service. Elizabeth played the organ and Marjory Richards provided the flowers.
4:08pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
The Rev Dorothy Noakes presided at Parish Communion, assisted by Mrs Betty Booker, lay Reader. Canon David Miller preached the sermon, which was concerned with reconciliation with God and between people, a process far harder to achieve than is thought and often fraught with danger. Canon David had been inspired by a Nigerian who, in that divided society, had managed to get people from Christian, Muslim and other religious backgrounds to talk to one another. Reconciliation involves forgiveness, a willingness to listen and perseverance in the pursuit of justice. Elizabeth Goodfellow read the lesson, the organist was Richard Berry and Chris Bradbury directed the choir in the anthem “Like the murmur of the dove's song”.
4:07pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
The service on Sunday at 10.30am (note the change of time for this week) will be a solemn patronal festival Eucharist with Father Peter Johnson as celebrant and the Rev Judy Harris as preacher. The service will be followed by light refreshments and gifts of food are requested for this, please. There will be a 6pm service of solemn evensong and benediction. On Tuesday at 9.15am the service will be morning prayer followed at 10am by holy Eucharist. Choir practice will be on Wednesday at 7.15pm.
4:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
Mrs Janet Ings from Coverack took the morning service. She talked meaningfully about spreading God's word, using lessons from Matthew 28 and Acts Chapter 11. “Go then to all people's everywhere, make them my disciples and I will be with you always, to the end of the age.” A large family of holiday makers were in the congregation. The children were amused that Mrs Ings should talk to them about the latest craze of “loom making”. The organist was Mr Barry Sherlock.
4:02pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
Morning Prayer last Sunday at St Mawgan in Meneage Parish Church, taken by the Revd Heather Aston, included the baptism of Dacey Jacques Townshend-Glover. Proud parents Libby and Des, together with godparents Kate Bradford, Jim Glover, Anne and Daryl Millward and Reg and Chris Cox together with over 50 family, friends, many children and the usual congregation welcomed Dacey into the Church. In her sermon, based on the Gospel reading, Revd Aston emphasised that Jesus was here for everybody and we should look outwards to all those in need. A baptism reminds us that we are all God's family and he loves and cares for us all The service next Sunday will be a Eucharist at 9.30 am celebrated by the Revd Heather Aston.
3:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
The members have been enjoying the summer weather holding their meetings outside. Their July meeting was held at Wyevale Garden Centre, Lelant where there was a buzz in the air when members explored all the old fashioned garden plants that the bees just love, lavender, roses, daisies, dianthus and geraniums. Members were drawn to the Bargain Bay corner and who could resist the three for two offer? The business part of the meeting dispatched very sociably with cake and tea. A very popular WI Meeting.
3:57pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
Leedstown Village Hall proudly present an evening with St Erth Concert Band with their musical director Mr George Lawry and this is coming up on Saturday, August 30 at 7.30pm. The price is £6 to include a pasty supper, please bring your own beer and wine. For tickets please ring 01736 851202.
3:55pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
The entries for Leedstown Show 2014 Summer Gardens, have been judged . The winners of the Large Garden class were Mr and Mrs J Trevaskis of Millbank Meadow. Mr and Mrs Beavan of Horsedowns Road were second and Mr and Mrs Hadwin of Binnerton Road were placed third. Mr Phillips of Praze Road won the Medium Garden class, with Mr and Mrs Quinn of Woodridge Close placed second. The third prize was shared equally between Mrs M Brock, School Road and Mrs J Christophers of Praze Road.
3:55pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
Leedstown resident Richard Bassett, who plays his golf at Clowance Golf Club in Praze, has won an all expenses paid four day trip, when he will represent Cornwall in the Brittany Ferry Regonal Golf Final in Santander in Northern Spain. Richard hopes to be bringing the Trophy back to Cornwall.
3:53pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
Bobby Jones is performing at the Blues and Greys Country and Western Club held at Leedstown Village Hall, Hayle Road, Leedstown, on Saturday August 23. The evening begins at 8pm and you are invited to bring your own drinks and nibbles.
3:51pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
3:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
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