Coverack December 2020 Update

Coverack is gearing up ready to welcome visitors back, with the lifting of Lockdown 2 on Wednesday 2nd December. We would please ask everyone to be considerate and patient, safety is the top priority, please observe the government guidelines. Please avoid busy and congested areas and if you want to visit an attraction or eat out, plan in advance and book. The public toilets in Coverack are open. Please take your rubbish home with you, there will be an increased amount of rubbish and we don’t want to spoil our beautiful village.
If you are in Coverack, please safely support the small and independent businesses. 

Essential services:
Coverack Village Stores:
The team at Coverack Village Stores are working hard keeping everyone supplied with essentials and much more. Deliveries are available if you email villagestores@coverack.org.uk or phone 01326 280683. More details on Coverack Village Stores website www.coverackvillagestores.com Instagram & Facebook. Take away hot drinks available daily. Have a look at their count down window or draw a snowman picture to be displayed in the window.


Coverack Post Office; Monday and Thursday 1400 until 1600 AllPost office services are available in St Peter’s Hall. Christmas Arrangements: open at the normal time on Monday 21st December. Closed on Thursday 24th, Monday 28th and New Year’s Eve Thursday 31st December. Open again on Monday 4th December 2021. 

After Lockdown most businesses will reopening from December 2nd please check with individual businesses, some information below:

Archies Loft: Hope to open sunny weekends in December.

Bay Hotel: Open Wednesday through to Saturday in December. Pop in for hot drinks, light lunches and drinks from the bar served in the lounge. Open for evening meals in the Restaurant and Conservatory. Booking essential. Accommodation available. www.thebayhotel.co.uk

Elizabeth’s, Smuggler’s Cottage: Open for Pasties and more. Christmas Fayre available in December. Please see the sign by the cottage or ring 01326 280611


The Lifeboat house Restaurant open for Take away restaurant food. thelifeboathouse.co.uk

The Old Mill Shop: Open weekends in December and by appointment at other times. http://www.facebook.com oldmillshopcoverack/

The Paris: Open daily for food, eat in or take away everyday not forgetting the Paris Sunday Carvery. B&B accommodation available. www.pariscoverack.com

Events:
Cornish Pisky Pal’s Christmas Pisky Trail, Coverack Fri 18th Dec daily until  Mon 4th Jan.
Pisky Trails available from Coverack Village Stores daily. £2.50 per trail. New phrase and varied route each holiday that we run a Pisky Trail! A Pisky Trail is a great way to explore Coverack and see the Christmas lights! cornishpisky.co.uk

St Peter’s Church:
The Beacon has not been distributed during the Covid restrictions and therefore CS2000 have kindly included the church notices.

The Churches are open for private Prayer two days a week from 1000 until 1600. 
St.Keverne Church on Wednesdays and Sundays
St.Peter’s Church on Thursdays and Sundays.

Services at St. Keverne and St. Peter’s Churches December 2020

Advent 2  – Sunday 6th December 
0930 – St. Peter’s – Holy Communion
1100 – St. Keverne – Morning Prayer

Advent 3 – Sunday 13th December 
0930 – St. Peter’s – Morning Prayer
1100 – St. Keverne – Holy Communion 

Advent 4 – Sunday 20th December
0930 – St. Peter’s – Holy Communion
1100 – St. Keverne Holy Communion

Christmas Eve 
No Midnight Communion at St. Peter’s this year due to Covid restrictions 

Christmas Day
1000 – St. Peter’s – Morning Prayer
1000 – St. Keverne – Family Communion

Christmas 1 Sunday 27th December – No service at either church

Fund raising
Coverack School & Coverack School PTFA Coverack school is lucky to have a Parent, Teacher and Friends Association which was set up to connect the school, pupils and teachers to the wider community and to bring people together to work towards a common goal.  Its other vital role is to raise funds to enrich and enhance the pupil’s primary school experience and bridge the gap for much needed extras that Government funding can’t hope to cover in a very small rural school such as ours.

Over the years, a lot of hard work has gone into varied fundraising events such as Christmas and Easter Fayres, cake sales and the brilliant family fun annual obstacle race.  This has enabled the children to be able to enjoy a broader extra curriculum, such as theatre trips to Minack and Truro and workshops to compliment the termly topics with fantastic people such as Squashbox and John Brolly which also helps to encourage their confidence and story telling.  Monies raised are also so important for extra learning resources, sailing lessons, play equipment, leaver’s hoodies, Christmas treats and the list goes on.

We are grateful to have had such amazing support but with the onset of the pandemic, like many other charities, our fundraising events have had to come to a halt as has all our in person interactions. Although our ability to raise money has been hindered, the things that are desperately needed at school remain. Going forward into the rest of the academic year, we still need to fund these elements that make a huge difference to the children’s social and learning development.  This is all the more heightened after many children were isolated at home during lockdown.

 We understand that it is an incredibly difficult financial time for many at the moment but we hope if you feel fondly for Coverack School or may have visited one of our events to buy a cake, cup of tea or the like that you may be able to donate to help us keep supporting the school, teachers and pupils.  Thank you for taking the time to read this, if you have any other questions, please contact us at coverackschoolptfa@gmail.com.

Wishing you a happy and safe Christmas. On behalf of Coverack PTFA, Zoe Holmes and Becky Cadman (Co-Chairs)

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Coverack School PTFA Donation

Thank you for your donation

£5.00

Coverack Space 2000 Community Group: This group maintains the Coverack Village Cornwall website and also Coverack Village Facebook and Instagram pages and provides a monthly update of What’s On in Coverack. The aim is to promote Coverack and to keep people in touch with what is going on in Coverack. CS2000 usually run a busy programme of events throughout the year in order to be self-funding and to continue to provide community events in the future. Thank you to those who have made donations through Pay Pal on the Coverack Village website, and to those who have purchased ‘Coverack’ books through the website. All support is much appreciated.

Coverack Christmas Lights: As every year a team of volunteers have worked hard to put on a beautiful display of Christmas Lights in Coverack – some of the lights were switched on in November to help brighten the Lockdown period for the residents of Coverack. Now Lockdown is lifted more features are being added. We will be unable to hold the traditional Christmas Tree Night and usual Fund Raising hasn’t taken place but there are two collection posts in Coverack, one at North Corner and one just before Coverack Village Stores, so if you are in Coverack enjoying the lights please make donations in the village or look out for details of an online donation that will be on the Coverack website shortly.

No Coverack Christmas Swim: Coverack Christmas Day Swim will NOT take place this year due to Covid19 restrictions.
However, if you decide to have a private, socially-distanced swim around Coverack this Christmas-time, you could still donate to CRUK.

Please see more information on the St Keverne & Coverack CRUK facebook page. coverack-christmas-dip

text codes are
– text XMAS5 to 70180 to donate £5
– text XMAS10 to 70180 to donate £10
– text XMAS20 to 70180 to donate £20
and so on….
Texts are charged at the value of your donation plus a standard rate text (age 16+, UK mobiles only). Cancer Research UK will receive 100% of this donation.
Full T&C’s at www.cruk.org/text-to-donate

Cancer Research UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (1089464), Scotland (SC041666, the Isle of Man (1103) and Jersey (247)

Thank you. Stay safe.

Lambeage Hall: Please have a look at the Lambeagehall website  and the  Lambeage Hall Newsletter