Reminder about Sports Exhibition featuring our Club all this week

Hi all I just wanted to thank you for your Club’s contributions to the exhibition, we had a good opening night which was well attended on Wed 7 November. The Exhibition is open from 8 to 14 November from 11am to 6pm – click on the poster link below for more details. Poster re Sports Exhibition in Hayle Hayle Oral History Project are keen to use the exhibition to capture people memories of sports in the town, these memories will be added to our oral history archive of the town and may be used at events or publications in the future, if you know of anybody who would be great to interview can you please pass them my contact details. Thanks Laura – Harveys Foundry...

Invite to Hayle’s Sporting Past and Present Exhibition at Harvey’s Foundry Trust opening on 7 Nov 2013

Please click on the link below to see your invitation and details of the Exhibition opening on Wed 7 November at John Harvey House, 24 Foundry Square. We have been asked to take part and will have our own display board with info about the Club – past and present.  There will also be some memorabilia on display. Please attend and show your support if you can. Invite to Hayle’s sporting past and present exhibiton opening on 7 November...

Old films of Surf Life Saving demos etc from British Pathe

Click on the links below to see some old film footage of Surf Life Saving Championships etc from the British Pathe website.  Can you spot the Hayle flag in the “new surf boat” film?  http://www.britishpathe.com/video/new-surf-boat/query/LIFE+SAVING http://www.britishpathe.com/video/life-saving-exhibition/query/LIFE+SAVING...
Hayle SLSC History

Hayle SLSC History

A BRIEF HISTORY OF HAYLE SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB The formation of Hayle Surf Life Saving Club was first considered following fatalities at both ends of Hayle beach – Gwithian and the Estuary, in November 1960. The first meeting of those interested in forming a Surf Life Saving Club for Hayle was held at the Passmore Edwards Institute in Hayle. The meeting was attended by local swimmers, those interested in Lifesaving and First Aid. Porthtowan Surf Life Saving Club were invited to attend and gave a Reel and Line demonstration. In the following Spring of 1961 Hayle SLSC was formed. The first meetings were held at the Bluff Hotel on the Towans. John Dellow, proprietor of the Hotel, was elected as Club Chairman. Rick Bunt, local businessman and entrepreneur was elected as Club Secretary. Tom Prisk, an Engineer with Holmans and with three years experience with St Agnes SLSC, was elected Club Captain and by June/July of 1961 had his first team qualified with three Bronze Medallions ready to patrol Hayle beach. The objectives of the Club then were much the same as now:- 1. To provide and maintain modern Surf Life Saving equipment for use on Hayle beach by teams of volunteers trained in rescue, artificial respiration and first aid. 2. To study local beach conditions and warn bathers of dangers. 3. To instil and maintain a spirit of comradeship among members of the club and to promote and encourage the formation of more Surf Life Saving Clubs in Cornwall. During the last 40 years the club has kept pace with the changes in life saving techniques and...