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St Columb British Legion new Standard

St Columb British Legion new Standard

The St Columb Branch of the Royal British Legion laid up their old Standard and dedicated a new Standard in a service at St Columb Major Church at 3pm on Sunday 15 June. In addition to branch members, chairmen and standard bearers from other local Royal British Legion branches were present.
The Lord Lieutenant, Colonel Edward Bolitho OBE, the County President of the Royal British Legion was also in attendance at the ceremony, together with Cllr Pat Harvey, representing Cornwall Council and the Mayor of St Columb, Cllr Paul Wills, representing the Town Council.

St Columb Major Academy main approach facelift

St Columb Major Academy main approach facelift

The approach to the main entrance of St Columb Major Academy has recently undergone a substantial facelift thanks to Nature Green, a social enterprise working to inspire disadvantaged and unemployed individuals by providing tailored work experience.

The school children have been involved in planting heathers, and a decking area has been created with a water feature styled on the town's traditional silver hurling ball, which has been sponsored by St Columb Rotary Club.

Lanherne Cluster Holy Week pilgrimage 2014

Lanherne Cluster Holy Week pilgrimage 2014

During Holy Week Canon Ed Pruen and parishioners from the Lanherne in Pydar Cluster of parishes comprising St Columb Major, St Mawgan, St Eval & St Ervan followed a pilgrimage between the parish churches. On Monday they walked from St Columb to St Mawgan and on Tuesday they are pictured about to set off from St Mawgan to St Eval. The following two days saw the route followed to St Ervan and then back to St Columb

St Columb Major tops 2014 Bellringing League

St Columb Major tops 2014 Bellringing League

St Columb Major bellringers topped the East Cornwall Association 2013/14 Winter League after winning a ring-off against Lansallos-2 with whom they had tied on points

St Columb Hurling Saturday 2014

St Columb Hurling Saturday 2014

Images from the second Hurl at St Columb Major for 2014, when Marco Ciarleglio claimed his hat-trick

St Columb Hurling Shrove Tuesday 2014

St Columb Hurling Shrove Tuesday 2014

Images from the Shrove Tuesday Hurl at St Columb Major, won by Marco Ciarleglio

Mawgan Porth storm January 2014

Mawgan Porth storm January 2014

The storms which hit Cornwall in early January 2014 at Mawgan Porth

Johnny Cowling at Major Xmas Tree Festival 2013

Johnny Cowling at Major Xmas Tree Festival 2013

The amazing Mr Johnny Cowling entertained at the opening night of the St Columb Major parish church Christmas Tree Festival. The church is splendidly decorated with over 70 trees and is open 10am to 6pm until 24th December and again on 27th (also for a service at 11am on Christmas Day and from 10am to 1pm Boxing Day)

St Columb Remembrance Sunday 2013

St Columb Remembrance Sunday 2013

The Remembrance Sunday Parade and Service at St Columb was followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial

Coffee for MacMillan 2013 Glebe House St Columb

Coffee for MacMillan 2013 Glebe House St Columb

One of the many venues taking part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support was the Glebe House at St Columb.

Pictured (seated) are customers Jean Dunstan and Vera Thorpe being waited upon by Cheryl Andrew and Denise Tremain. Their efforts raised over £250.

St Columb OCS Crying the Neck 2013

St Columb OCS Crying the Neck 2013

The St Columb Old Cornwall Society held their annual Crying the Neck Ceremony at Ruthvoes Farm

St Columb Major Carnival procession 2013

St Columb Major Carnival procession 2013

A magnificent Carnival & finale well done to all the committee and everyone who worked so hard on the entries.

St Columb Major Carnival Party in the Park 2013

St Columb Major Carnival Party in the Park 2013

A large crowd of people, locals and visitors alike, enjoyed the party atmosphere and the live bands

St Columb Major Church Fun Day & Dog Service 2013

St Columb Major Church Fun Day & Dog Service 2013

A part of the town's Carnival Week, St Columb Church held a Fun Day on Wednesday 7th August which culminated in a Dog Service led by Parish Priest Canon Ed Pruen

Vale of Lanherne Chase 2013

Vale of Lanherne Chase 2013

A part of the St Columb Carnival Week, the Vale of Lanherne Chase from Mawgan Porth to St Columb attracted over 80 entrants. It was won by Chris McQuillen-Wright in a time of 29 minutes & 50 seconds. Full results at www.stcolumb.org.uk/carnival

St Columb Major Civic Service 2013

St Columb Major Civic Service 2013

The Mayor's party are pictured just about to enter the church for the Civic Service, a part of the town's Carnival Week celebrations.

Front (l-r): Colin Roberts (Town Sergeant), Paul Wills (Town Mayor), Revd. Canon Ed Pruen (Parish Priest), Colonel Edward Bolitho OBE (Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall); back (l-r) Michael Rodliffe (Churchwarden), Matthew Rodliffe (Crucifer), Susan Rabey (Churchwarden)

St Columb Fire Station Open Day 2013

St Columb Fire Station Open Day 2013

St Columb Fire Station Open Day included a demonstration by the Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service Extrication Team; the town's old Shand Mason hand pump was also put to work. Miss Cornwall, Rosalie Douglass, was in attendance and sportingly got involved in the demonstrations. The local Police who are based at the Fire Station were also involved, and funds raised for Fire Service and local charities.

St Columb Major Academy - Mrs Liz Lewis retires

St Columb Major Academy - Mrs Liz Lewis retires

Mrs Liz Lewis retired at the end of the Summer Term 2013 after 32 years teaching at St Columb Major Academy. Family members as well as current and former members of staff were present at a surprise party.

St Columb Fire Brigade - Diamond Jubilee Medals

St Columb Fire Brigade - Diamond Jubilee Medals

Elligible members of the crew of St Columb Fire Brigade were presented with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal by Cornwall's Chief Fire Officer, Des Tidbury.

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