Newsletter number 29 is out now!



South Hill Horticultural Show – 53rd Year

South Hill Show

Ready for judging

On Saturday August 18th 2012 the rain stopped for a day to allow us to enjoy our annual “Flower Show”.

Vegetable entries

It has been a difficult year for fruit, vegetables and flowers, making it even more of a challenge than usual, but entries were of a high standard even so.  Ken Trewin and Norman Trewartha battled for top prizes in the vegetable categories as usual, but with stiff competition from Kim Howat and Colin Kinsman.

Orange and Sultana Cake




There was a fine range of food entries, with twelve people opting to enter the Orange and Sultana Cake from the recipe included in the Programme.  Elizabeth Howat won first prize in this category.

Animals made out of vegetables

Winning a cup was even more of a victory in the children’s sections, as there were so many entries in each class.  All entries were excellent – so good in fact that all of the six “Animals Made Out Of Vegetables” were awarded First Prize!

There was also a raffle, tombola stall, car boot sale, and cream teas with a gazebo outside because the weather was perfect.

All in all another successful Show, thanks to the Show committee Marina Herbert, Jill Reynolds, Andrea Hill, Cat  & Lucy Ede….
and the officers Jenny Jane, Jill Long, Isabelle Ramage, Wendy Trewin, Myra Locock, Sue Palmer, Peggy Ede, Susan Hicks, John Tidball.

TrophiesSpecial thanks also go to the judges, Roger Finnamore (vegetables), Mary Gage (Floral Art), Owen Hoskin (cut flowers and pot plants), Alison Gribble (cookery and preserves), Jacqui Martin (handicrafts), Dorothy Bricknell (children’s classes) and Dr David Price (photography). Prizes were presented by David and Sarah Short.

South Hill Connection, Issue 27, June 2012 – out now

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Contents of Newsletter number 27:

Make a Contribution
Announcements & Small Ads
Parish Hall
From our Cornwall Representative
Competition for under—15s

Floral days
Parish Council News
Merlin Project
Linda Scott’s Photographs
East Cornwall Bach Choir
Update Children’s Play Area

A good time was had by all…

…at the Family Fun Evening organised by South Hill Women’s Institute last Saturday.

Fun and GamesAround eighty people of all ages enjoyed a supper prepared by the ladies, and took part in quizzes and team games.  Liz Moir compered the evening, with and without the help of a microphone, and we very much hope that enough cash was raised to put a seat around the tree in the new playground.

For Facebook members, South Hill has posted more pictures.

Full report and pictures also in the next Newsletter, due out at the beginning of June.

Events coming up in and around South Hill

Caradon Hill Area Heritage Project – Volunteers needed
for Thursday 5th April, 10.00am to 4pm

The project has purchased 250 Dormouse Boxes, which need to be put up on seven sites in the project area.

The dormouse is a rare, legally protected and very secretive nocturnal species which is known to live in both woodland and hedges. There are very few records of the dormouse in the project area and the plan is to try to establish if it is present by putting up and then monitoring boxes on a variety of sites. The boxes are similar to bird boxes and we need volunteers to help carry them and fix them in positions on slopes in woodland. Any volunteers will need to be fit enough to walk up hill on un-even ground and enjoy this type of physical exercise in the open air.
For more information please call Jane Uglow on 01579 362350 or email:


South Hill W I on 14th April in the Parish Hall
a family friendly competition
Starting at 6.45pm with a buffet supper
£4.00 adults / £2.00 under 14’s
Everyone welcome – come and have a fun evening
For more information please call Liz on 01579 383202
Raising funds for a seat around the tree in the park


Caradon Heritage Project in Association with the Liskerrett Centre

Starts Thursday 19th April at the Liskerrett Centre, Liskeard
12 weeks 7.00-9.30 pm
For more information or to request an enrolment form please email or call
Lianne Crocker
07831 802 534
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