Welcome to the Withiel village website

This website is for the people of Withiel, St Wenn and neighbouring communities. Please send any information, news and pictures to info@withiel.com. We welcome feedback

If you have an event for the diary, please send date, time and a brief description to jobrackenbury@btconnect.com

News and Views, our parish magazine, is produced monthly by Ted and Jenny Pentland. The latest editions are a click away in the column to the right, earlier issues are available via the pull-down menu above

Days out, all welcome

Withiel WI is organising extra days out and trips within Cornwall and sometimes we have space to include a few more people so it has been agreed to invite people…

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Withiel WI

For our February meeting we welcomed Ben Jobes a police dog handler who joined the force in 2007 before applying to become a dog handler in 2014. He gave us…

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Striding out

The cold spell in January was welcome and provided a good opportunity for walking, so off we went to Cremyll on the opposite side of the Tamar to Plymouth. It…

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Withiel WI

It was good to meet again after the Christmas and New Year break and our first speaker of the year was member Angie Richardson who for over 20 years has…

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You know you’re heading for a lovely Spring when the first Pub Night of 2024 is announced!! Please put the date in your diary to catch up with all your…

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Striding out: Holywell Bay

Leaving home in the dark is fine at certain times of the year when it doesn’t require getting out of bed at some ungodly hour and still being able to…

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Tony Liddicoat

Tony, who did so much for Withiel, died on 12th December 2023. He will be greatly missed. Darling husband of the late Catherine, loving dad of Nigel (deceased) and Joanne,…

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Striding Out

A recent WI outing to Penzance (see right) brought to mind the same journey I did the year before, when I came down with a friend and, without calling into…

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Withiel WI takes a dip

WI member, Judy Lobb, has taken on the task of organising outings and events to get other members enjoying days out in Cornwall. In November six ladies signed up to…

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Craft Fayre

Withiel hall was buzzing when the Craft Fayre took place, there were over 20 stalls full of a diverse range of quality goods on offer for people to start their…

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Pop up pub

As the song says ’Santa Claus is coming to town’ … well, to St Wenn at least, which is even better! WHY NOT COME & JOIN US TO SEE HOW…

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Full house!

Last weekend’s bingo evening in the village hall was greatly enjoyed by everyone present, including three of the organisers – Stephen, Wendy and Erica, pictured above. Stephen Horrocks has this…

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Garden Show – the winners

The Garden Show was a big success, organised once again by Bridget and Charlotte. The prizes were awarded, as ever, by Mr Tony Liddicoat. More details later but in the…

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CPR training

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation saves lives, and defibrillators significantly improve the survival rate of people who suffer cardiac arrest. But if you don’t know how to administer CPR or operate the defibrillator,…

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Summer flower tubs

Withiel Village Hall Social Group: By popular demand, under our resident gardener Rob Wilson and his willing helper Charlie, with support roles from Erica Simpson and Stephen Horrocks, we have…

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June walk – with cake

Withiel Village Hall Social Group Circular walk followed by Tea and Cake Saturday 3rd June Another successful event at the Withiel Village Hall. We had 14 walkers, who all elected…

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Ruthern swarm

The beekeeper was called to remove a swarm from the postbox at Ruthernbridge at the end of May. It was just one of many swarms in the area. According to…

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