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For the fifth year running, St Ives Community Fund supported a free community meal on Christmas Day 2019 in the local Guildhall to which anyone was invited. The idea came from trustee Colin Nicholls and it has grown in popularity every year. This year saw the largest number yet attending, with four long tables filling the hall and with a great festive atmosphere. There was even entertainment this year with Lucy Frears and Chris Ryan doing a 1950s style tea dancing which got others to their feet too.

We are grateful in particular to John Meney of Polmanter camp site who not only cooked a delicious meal for all of these people but who also organised the volunteers and sourced the food and drink. This involves a lot of hard work and John was invaluable. We cannot thank him enough.

 
St Ives Christmas Day Lunch - Community Fund Involvement

We would also like to thank all of the volunteers on the day and those who contributed provisions. Businesses who donated food and drink were: Polmanter camp site (in particular Phil and Rebecca Osborne), The Loft restaurant, the British Legion, West Country vegetables, Allotment Deli, the Pilchard Press, St Ives Brewery, Carl Burdett, Rodda’s and the Tregenna branch of the Co-op.

Individuals who made donations were: Kate Skipper, Keith Barnes, Sarah Stevens, Liz Angus, Helen Mulhern Plummer, Michelle Donnelly, Rhea Kitson and Gareth Langton. About 15 people helped out on the day and there were many more who offered but who were not needed. Fund trustees Colin Nicholls and Tamsyn Williams dealt with bookings and publicity and helped to enable the event to happen.

 
 
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St Ives Christmas Day Lunch
St Ives Christmas Day Lunch - 2018
Photo Credit: St Ives Times & Echo
St Ives Christmas Day Lunch
St Ives Christmas Day Lunch - 2018
Photo Credit: St Ives Times & Echo