Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021

The group enjoyed an excellent Christmas lunch at The White Hart Hotel in St Austell and with it we closed for the year 2021. Like 2020, 2021 was another difficult year but we managed to re-establish our weekly meetings for guys in the locality who might feel the need for a bit of friendship and … Read more

Fantastic Coop Donation

Cooperative Store Local Community Cause Fund Each year the Coop donates part of its turnover to deserving local causes and for the last year we have been a part of that funding round. The period runs from October to October each year and final payouts are calculated and made during November. KMS are thrilled to … Read more

Volunteer Cornwall Grant

Mental Health Crisis Grant We here at Kernow Men’s Society would like to thank Volunteer Cornwall for the recent award of a Mental Health Crisis Grant. Social exclusion and loneliness is a scourge on people’s mental health and we offer local guys the opportunity to meet up with others in a friendly environment to have … Read more

BBC Radio Cornwall

Visit From Jack Murley from BBC Radio Cornwall We were delighted to welcome BBC Radio Cornwall’s Jack Murley to the group as part of Jack’s getting out and meeting various groups in the area recently. Jack wanted to see for himself  who we were and what we are about so he had a chat with … Read more

Resumption Of Regular Meetings

Kernow Men’s Society are pleased to announce that we have been able to resume or regular social meetings with a meeting taking place on Monday 19th April. We shall be monitoring attendance numbers in the light of social distancing rules with a view to being able to invite new members to come along again and … Read more

Good News – Meetings Restarting Again!

As the headline suggests, after consultation with our landlords and after undergoing a risk assessment we are able to restart our Monday meetings again after a long year away. We will be resuming on Monday 19th April at 12pm at our usual venue of St John’s Church on Bodmin Road, St Austell. Initially, because of … Read more

Meetings Suspended Again.

Further to the PM’s announcement over the weekend we have suspended meetings for this new lockdown period which will hopefully last just the intended 4 weeks. Fingers crossed we will be able to meet again before Christmas but if not matters are in hand to re-start our meetings again early in the New Year at … Read more

Coop Local Community Fund

Chosen As A Local Cause Kernow Men’s Society are delighted to have been chosen by The Co-op as one of their local community causes for 2020/2021. Our local branch is at Moorland Road in Westhill, St Austell and Su Pettis there has been instrumental in getting us chosen for this year, so, thank you very … Read more

Meeting Up Again

Post Lockdown Meetings The group has met up a couple of times over the last few months since the release of the tight lockdown and the rules allowing people to resurface and meet up again. Due to restrictions still being in place regarding meeting inside we have had to temporarily meet at a local cafe … Read more

KMS Meetings Suspended.

Coronovirus (COVID 19) After the PM’s press conference yesterday Monday 16th March and the strong advice contained within, Kernow Men’s Society meetings will be suspended forthwith. This decision has been taken in the light of the advice given and underpinned by our landlord’s (The Methodist Church) decision to recommend suspending all community type events at … Read more