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

Withiel WI

IN October this year we will be celebrating our 75th birthday, which is quite an achievement, and we want members to think about how we should mark the occasion. The…

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AGM: April 24, 7pm

Notification of the Annual General Meeting of the Withiel Playing Fields Association, Registered Charity  number 801012  It is hereby notified that the Annual General Meeting of the Withiel Playing Fields…

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Striding out

Without having a firm plan to do so, it seems that I am now walking the Tamar Way coast to coastpath from Cremyll on the south coast following the Tamar…

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WI at Wheal Martyn

Withiel WI went to Wheal Martyn museum recently and enjoyed a very interesting guided tour. Despite the heavy drizzle we were taken along the wooded trails and saw the water…

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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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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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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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