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Hayle Down Your Way April 21 2016


Column for April 21 2016



Hayle U3A has the following programme this week.  Today, Thursday April 21, at 10am there is Games; then at 2pm the U3A committee meeting takes place. On Tuesday April 26 at 10am there is Art; then at 2pm the Film club meets. All sessions except Writing are held in the Philip Smith annexe to the Hayle Day Care Centre.  The Writing is held in Hayle Library.

Angarrack's next fortnightly coffee morning takes place this Friday, April 22, between 10am and noon at Angarrack Community Centre. All welcome.


The Annual General Meeting of Hayle Macmillan Cancer Support Fundraising Committee is to be held at 7.30pm on Thursday April 21 at Old Bolitho Bank, 8 Chapel Terrace, Hayle. TR27 4AB. Refreshments will available. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer fundraiser is very welcome to attend. For more information contact Jennie Gill, Chair, fundraising committee on 01736752778.


Carol  Showing on April 21 at 7.30pm

Carol is a glittering showcase for perfect performances from Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, which have been compared to Katharine and Audrey Hepburn. Blanchett is mesmerising as Carol, a well-heeled married woman who falls for Mara's gamine shopgirl Therese. But as their relationship blooms, we see vulnerability in Carol, who could lose her daughter, and steeliness in Therese, who is determined to be a photographer. In the background is Carol's husband, superbly played by Kyle Chandler, hiring detectives to tail them. The screenplay (adapted from a novel by Patricia Highsmith, author of Strangers on a Train) and the perfect sets and costumes create a completely believable, beautiful, but regimented world in which this romance is just not meant to happen. (118 mins, rated 15.)

As ever, at the Passmore Edwards Institute, house lights down at 7.30pm. Tickets at £5/£4 for members, reserve on 01736 752319, or book online at


On Saturday April 23 it is Know Your Blood Pressure Day in Hayle. A mobile supplied by the Hayle Day Care Centre will be at ASDA Supermarket,. 10.30 to 1.30pm. Staffed by qualified nurses who will be offering free of charge to all members of the public a check of their blood pressure /Stroke Awareness reading and if required, give advice. This annual health check is sponsored by the Rotarians of Hayle who will also be able to talk about their activities and

how the club has helped charities, clubs and schools in Hayle during the past 43 years.


Watch out for beautiful bargains in Phillack Parish Hall, Copperhouse, on

Saturday, April 23, from 10am to 1pm. There will be: plants, home-made cakes, books, raffle, special things found in Granny's attic and even some hidden treasures.  Refreshments will also be available. Unmissable!  Diary it NOW!


The next meeting is Wednesday April 27 at Hayle Day Centre at 7:30pm. The demonstrator for the evening is Julia Horscroft subject THIS AND THAT. The competition is spring time petite. Visitors always most welcome £3, come along for an enjoyable evening and make new friends


Susan and Jackie's craft & produce weekly fairs start again on Friday April 29 in Phillack Church Hall, Copperhouse, Hayle (in front of Co-op).  Time 10am to 4pm.  Crafters' stalls full of jams, pickles, jewellery, cards, paintings. soaps, knitwear, woodwork, plants as well as fruit & veg.   The Kitchen is open for refreshments and home-made cakes.  Wheelchair and dog friendly.    Pop in and enjoy.


The visitors from Hayle's twinned town of Pordic are arriving late on Wednesday May 4 departing Saturday May 7. Once again it's a short visit though it's also the 19th year that it has happened. A good programme has been arranged for all 41 of them. There will be a return visit to Pordic in August, details later. On April 15 there will be a cheese and wine evening at Sonia's to raise funds. Call Maurice on 01736 753341 for details. On Saturday July 2 there is a coach trip to Buckfast Abbey at £14 per person. Then a trip to Exeter on Saturday November 5 at £15 per person.

If you are interested in the association the Monthly meeting takes place

on the second Monday of the month at Asda.


The hall is closed for major repairs. So the Salvation Army have had to move out. Their Sunday services will be held at the Hayle day centre at 11am every Sunday. All children's groups will be held at St Elwyn's church hall:

Rocks on Tuesdays from 6pm to 7:15pm

Baby and toddler group on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am to 12noon

Lazer on Fridays from 3:45pm to 5pm


A very successful, well attended race night was held recently for Hayle Cricket Club. Proceeds amounted to the wonderful sum of £717.70 for club funds. Sincere thanks to all who supported this event, to Dick Trevorrow for organising everything, to Martin for his excellent horse racing services and to Clare and Hugh for their hospitality at The Cornish Arms.


On Sunday April 24, the Fifth Sunday of Easter the Parish Eucharist will be celebrated by the Reverend Patricia Murley at 9.30am. On Wednesday April 27, Said Eucharist will be celebrated by the Reverend Sharon Chalcraft at 10am.


St Joseph's Church in Hayle is part of the Roman Catholic Parish of the Holy Family. The visiting priest from Stafford celebrated the 6.30pm Mass on Saturday April 16 when the readings were from Acts - Apocalypse and gospel by John.

There will be Mass on Friday at 10am.

There will be a special collection for Ukraine on April 24.