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First published in Mullion

METHODIST CHURCH: Sandra Partridge led the family service on Sunday morning with the help of her husband Barry, who showed the children how to make animals from balloons. Harriet Curnow and Lacey Bell collected the offering and accompanist was Sybil. Flowers were provided by Jose Trounson.

On Sunday the appointed Preacher is Mrs C Bridgewater at 11am - all welcome to attend.

VILLAGE HALL: On Friday evening the sound of hooves thudding and people shouting for their horses to win will be heard coming from the hall as the Annual Race Night gets under way at 7.30pm –raffle and licensed bar with free entry. Cash Bingo will be held on Thursday, October 25 at 7.30pm.

CURY CHURCH BELLS PROJECT: On Friday, October 26 at 7.30pm a Cornish evening will be held. Music by War-an-Dour, a Cornish Group and story telling by a Droll. Licensed bar and raffle. Pasty supper - to order your pasty contact Brenda on 01326240889 as soon as possible.

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE: President, Jenny Smith, introduced Philip Rodda to members at the monthly meeting last week. From coal yard to creamery, Philip explained how the farm where his great grandparents started their business of making cream used to be a coal yard before they brought it and built the farm and its buildings.

Over 100 years ago they decided to make cream with the milk from their cows and as the business grew so the buildings had to be modernised, hence the beautiful new buildings we see today as we pass by at Scorrier. All the latest technology is now employed to make the famous Rodda’s Cornish Clotted Cream which is sold all over the world, butter, milk and numerous other scrumptious products are also made there. Mr Rodda very generously brought along some delicious Rodda’s products for members to take home, delicious as they are, they are no good for our waistline, but who cares?

Mr Rodda and Philip Greet, who manned the DVD screen, were thanked by Frances Johns.

The competition a limerick to contain the word Rodda: 1, Marian Jennings; 2, Liz Granville; 3, Brenda Lawrance. Mr Rodda judged these and asked if he could take them all home with him. Flower of the Month: 1, Jenny Andersen, Joint 2, Marian Jennings/Sue Garner; Joint 3, Jenny Smith/Brenda Lawrance.

After refreshments Jenny Smith organised a game for members to play that she was taught by her grandparents and much hilarity was enjoyed by everyone.

The menu for the Christmas dinner which is being held at Mullion Golf Club in December was passed around for members to peruse. Next Month our speaker on November 1 will be Jill Keeble, Icing Christmas Cakes.

New members are always welcome to come along to any meeting.

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