Friday saw the annual Community Christmas Lunch hosted by the Newquay Towan Blystra Lions take place at the Sandy Lodge Hotel.  Around 123 people enjoyed a traditional Christmas dinner followed by two games of Bingo, a raffle and entertainment provided by Tom “In Dreams” Birchall.  Santa paid a visit during lunch and met with a few of the diners.  A spokesperson for the Lions said that the response from the community in support of the event had been even greater than last year and they would like to say a very big thank you to all the following for their help:


Anthony Whyte – ARW Scaffold Contracting.

Raffle prizes:
Steve & Anne Double
‘Johnny’s Tobacconist’

Members of Towan Blystra Lions


Orange & Sherry

Danny Baize – President Towan Blystra Lions


Mince Pies



Clotted cream

St. Columb Financial Services




Karen Wood

Denise Monelly

Mandy Francis

Jo Rowland

Towan Blystra Wetherspoons

Eleri Evans

Keith Guest

Wendy Gidlow

Amanda Thornton

Hannah Collins

Adam Gordon

Karina Buiskool – Wet Dog Pizza Co.

Amanda Paxton

Jude Allan

Ade Whitehouse

Pat Web

Anne & Steve Double



Tom “In Dreams”

Special thanks go to Jon Goodman for all his help. To Andy Laming and all the staff at the Newquay Voice for all their help. To the Newquay Lions for helping with the transport.  Finally, a very special thank you to Pete and Kath Butterley and their staff for providing the venue and the wonderful meal.