September and October News from Coverack 2014 

Letter of thanks from Cyril Hart's daughter, Sally

See what's on in Coverack in October and November         See what' on in December

 Coverack Film Dates
Fridays at Lambeage Hall
21st Nov, 19th Dec.
Bonfire building 2013
Bonfire building last year

Getting Ready for Coverack Bonfire Night

Caroline, co-ordinator of Coverack Space 2000, is calling for help with the Bonfire Night celebrations.

She is assembling a group of volunteers, and you can read her letter here.

She has also written to the business owners around Coverack, and you can read her letter to them here.

A stone plinth will be built for the bonfire on the beach - Saturday 1st November from 2pm.
Why not come to help?

Fireworks 2013
Fireworks 2013

Helston Packet News on Coverack Car Park

Tim Pickett, a designer and architect in the village, told the last meeting of St Keverne Parish Council that he was working with local farmer Mr Tylor to bring about a private traveller site, linked with an affordable housing project, in a bid to finally find a solution to the long-running issue.

Mr Sanger said: “We’re hopefully going to have a transient site within the parish. The process is going through and it doesn’t happen immediately.

Read the original article on the Packet website

Read a text only version as PDF

Transshelf at anchor

The heavy lift vessel, Transshelf,
anchored off Dolor Point Coverack
on Sunday 12th October,
on her way from Rotterdam to Falmouth
Still there on 21st October

Coverack Horticultural Society

Gloria Knight thanks all those who took part in the Coverack Open Gardens Day, on Sunday 3rd August.

The final figure we have donated to Children's Hospice South West, is £1,351.   £735 was raised on the day and £616, just confirmed, has been generously match- funded by Santander.

Kiwi Fruit
Kiwi fruit growing in Coverack

Dry September

Rainfall recorded at Arlyn, Coverack, in Chymbloth Way amounted to only 6.3mm for the whole month of September 2014, about ¼ of an inch.

The average rainfall for September is given as 67mm at Culdrose on the myweather2.com website.

If anyone in the Coverack area has recorded the September 2014 rainfall please email your total to the webmaster, who will include your total on this page.

Read a letter from David Skentelbery commenting on the shop closure and linking to a video about the coast of the Lizard Peninsula.

 

 

Proposed Phone Mast at Trewillis

Public Consultation

Wednesday 22nd October 4pm - 7pm
St Peter's Hall Coverack
Click here to see details of the proposal.

 

View related documents

Initial Consultation with Cornwall Council
Location Plan
Site Plan
Elevation

 

Big trees felled

felled trees
Three large Monterey Cypress trees, Cypressus macrocarpa, were felled on 1st October in Coverack.
They were below the lower car park.

Coverack Village Shop to Close

Facebook Message
Facebook Sunday 7th September
See news in the Helston Packet

ST KEVERNE PARISH COUNCIL

St Keverne Parish
Neighbourhood Plan


St Keverne Parish Council is considering
whether to produce a Neighbourhood Plan
and requests feedback and input from
parishioners on the matter
.

See full poster with more detail

See text of poster as pdf document

There will be an open meeting to discuss the
Neighbourhood Plan at St Keverne Parish Hall.
Thursday 23rd October at 7pm

Warmth on Coverack Quay

Harbour sunshine

The fine Autumn equinox allowed some Summer pleasures, with sun warmed seats, and a few young swimmers in the harbour.



Closure of Coverack Car Park

Please note that the North Corner toilets car park will be closed from 30th September to 3rd October inclusive for the removal of the 3 large pine trees at the bottom of the car park. Western Power will be in on 30th September to prepare for lowering the lines on 1st and installing a generator for some of its customers.

If you are likely to need to get your car in and out within that period, please remove it to somewhere else before 30th September.

 

 

Pine Trees
Three large pine trees

ST KEVERNE PARISH COUNCIL

FREE TRIP TO TRURO 29th OCTOBER 2014

IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT 60 YEARS OR OVER AND WISH

TO GO ON THE ABOVE TRIP, PLEASE BOOK VIA

MRS DOROTHY KEMP

TEL 01326 280544

CLOSING DATE 24TH OCTOBER 2014

Departs Coverack 9.15, St Keverne 9.30, Truro 2.30pm

High Tide 7pm
High tide on 10th September
High Tide Springs
High tide at the Harbour on 10th

September Bonus

The first days of September have been fine and warm.

Residents and visitors have been enjoying the sunny weather, with a breeze from the East on 10th.

 

 

David Baddiel asks a question - Helston Packet

Coverack Horticultural Show
Saturday 23rd August

Flowers
Flowers
These photographs show just three of the many categories seen at the Lambeage Hall.
Vegetables
Vegetables

See a list of cup winners
Cakes
Cakes

Read a history of the show by Gloria Knight

See past news items
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
May/June 2014
April 2014 The new sea wall
March 2014
February Storm Damage 2014
Christmas 2013
October Business News
September 2013
Trawler on Rocks
Regatta 2013 

July 2013
June 2013
April/May 2013
March 2013
January 2013

Go to archive of news items from previous years

 

History of Recent Repairs to the Sea Wall

Video of storm 14th February

Photo diary of work in February

Photo diary of progress in March

 Photo diary of progress in April

Photo diary of progress in May

Photo Diary of Progress in June

Ramps around 1900

Coverack Beach as it was


This is how the old ramps looked
Photo thanks to Andrew Wootten-Williams
Click photo to enlarge 650%

 

                Updated October 2014