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Saturday, June 25, 2011

New copies of "Churks, Clidgy & Doodle-Dashers. Hayle Tales and Trails" for sale & swap your original copy if it has loose pages

"The book is brilliant. It is a combination of cleverly edited bite-sized reportage with really interesting photos that completely hooked me. You gave me access to [gran's] world."
Claire Grove, BBC Drama Senior Producer

"A new and exciting picture of Hayle that would be hard to beat - splendid job"
Professor Charles Thomas, CBE FSA

"From Winnie Bassett's introduction, through stories of courting and home life, war time, walks and history, it is full of charm. Everyone who loves Hayle should read it."

John Bennett, Hayle Mayor

PLEASE CLICK HERE to download and read the "Clurks, Clidgy & Doodle-Dashers - Hayle Tales & Trails" PDF Book...

We are selling the second edition of "Churks, Clidgy & Doodle-Dashers. Hayle Tales and Trails" for a subsidised, community friendly price of £5. The multimedia disc is available for £3. All proceeds go back into supporting the Hayle Oral History Project and Hayle Community Archive, both are voluntary organisations. The book is available to view free online see the link above.

The book contains archive photos, memories, expert articles and new historical walks around the Hayle area including St. Erth, the Dynamite Works, Gwithian Tin Streams and Godrevy. The multimedia disc contains archive film footage, animations created using oral history recordings, lots of memories to listen to and some full transcriptions of interviews to read.

Books are available now at:
Hayle Community Archive: Archive open hours, 10am to 1pm on Tuesday and Thursdays. Address - Brewery Office, 1 Sea Lane, Hayle, TR27 4DU (behind the Cornish Arms),
tel: 01736 753962. Free street parking outside or paid car park nearby
Hayle Library: 9.30 am - 5 pm Mon/Tues/Weds/Fri and 10.00 am to 1 pm on Saturday. Address - Commerical Road, Hayle TR27 4DE. Small free car park on left of the library, paid car park on the right of the library.
Here on our blog to look at free: You can look at the whole book online if you follow the link above. The Films are on this page (further down) and the audio is on the media page of this blog (see link at top of page). You will need Adobe reader to see the book but that, and the book, are free to download - although it will be cheaper to buy a book than print it out at home! The maps are available to download separately from the top right of this page. We hope you enjoy the walks.

There has been an issue with loose pages in some of the books in the first print. Our lovely printer has replaced damaged copies for us and we will do a direct swap with copies that have loose pages for a new one at Hayle Archive 10am to 1pm Tuesdays and Thursdays or at Hayle Library during opening hours. Please remove the DVD from the back of your original copy and keep it. If you don't live near-by and you need to be sent a copy of the book we will charge £5 packing and postage.

As funding for the Hayle Oral History Project is now over it, like the Hayle Community Archive, is run only by volunteers.


Roy Lindus said...

Splendid effort,so much work and memories brought back.
Thanks Lucy
Roy & Sue Lindus

Jacob Little said...

How brilliant to have this as a PDF..fantastic effort and hard work...and a great read

Hayle Oral History Project said...

Thank you so much. A lot of hard work went into it but please let me know if any mistakes are spotted or there are questions about dates/ facts! Yours Lucy