The Cheddar Youth Trust presents ‘The night is young’, dinner with musical entertainment
at Church House, Cheddar on Friday 16th November 2012 at 7.00pm. Tickets from trustees
and the Riverside Inn.
Mugs still available
The trust hopes to complete its sale of its limited edition Cheddar’ Youth trust
Queens Diamond Jubilee Mug. Available from trustees and various outlets in the village.
The Trustees are delighted that an increasing number of local people and organisations
are make donations to the Trust. In the last six months the trust has received:
£400 - From long term CYT supporter Anne Langford, in part through a Garage Sale.
£400 - Huw Davies, our worthy Vice Chairman, who has reached 40 and asked for donations
to the Trust in lieu of birthday presents.
£800 - Jonathan Comer who did the same on reaching 75.
£40 - Paul Davies again kindly gave his fee for playing the piano at a local Residential
Home to the CYT.
£300 - Jim and Mary Reeve held a coffee morning in memory of their fine boy Peter,
who died when he was 15.
£400 - £200 in profits from a recent Quiz Night at the Riverside Inn were donated
to the CYT, amazingly the winners of the quiz then decided to donate their winnings
of £200 to the Trust!
£50 - Raised by the Cheddar Festive Night CYT Quiz with prizes generously donated
by Annagram Team Estate & Letting Agents.
£500 - From the Thomas de Cheddre Masonic Lodge.
Huw Davies has also sponsored the monthly CYT advert in the St Andrews Church Magazine.
Our warmest thanks go to everyone above for their thoughtful generosity!
Cheddar Festive Night
The Cheddar Festive night is on Friday 2nd December. Meet trustees of the Cheddar
Youth Trust in the Riverside Inn car park and enter the trust’s Festive Quiz to have
a chance of winning £25! There are 2nd and 3rd prizes of bottles of wine. Prizes
kindly donated by Annagram Team Estate & Letting Agents.
£1000 raised in a night
Thanks to all involved in making the “when WE were young” evening at Cheddar Church
House on Friday 7th October 2011 a great success!. Over £1000 was raised on the night
and a good time was had by all.
“when WE were young”
The Cheddar Youth Trust presents “when WE were young”, comprising a two course meal
& entertainment including Cheddar Valley Voices and nostalgic readings from favourite
children’s stories. The venue is Church House, Cheddar on Friday 7th October 2011
at 7.30pm. Tickets are £13.50 and are available from the CYT trustees & The Riverside
CYT welcomes new trustee
Trust Chairman Keith Herring is pleased to announce that Mr David Comber has been
appointed as a CYT trustee representing the Cheddar Parish Council.
Riverside Inn quiz night raises £283!
A quiz night hosted by local quiz ace Mike Conroy at The Riverside Inn on 17th May
raised £283, 42 quizzers attended at £5 per head and raffle raised £73!
Two very generous donations!
CYT Trustee, Alan Rayfield, recently reached a modestly mature age and instructed
guests at his "get-together" that there were to be no presents, instead Alan suggested
that donations to the CYT would be very acceptable, Alan was able to give £155 to
boost the trust’s funds!
Regular CYT supporter, Anne Langford, decided to donate the proceeds from the sale
of three decorations from above her fireplace to the trust. Anne had them auctioned
on TV's "Flog It" and raised £100!
Much valued support from local business people
For the second year running the Riverside Business Group have made the CYT their
chosen charity. CYT chairman Keith Herring was pleased to receive a cheque for £552.80
from Riverside Inn landlord Huw Davies. £500 was from the business group members,
who each donate £1 from their weekly group subs, plus a generous and unexpected £52.80
from Riverside supplier InbevUK.
Grant applications now twice yearly
The Cheddar Youth Trust Trustees have decided to have two rounds of grant applications
per year closing on April 30th and October 31st. This should make the trust’s support
more accessible to the young people of Cheddar.
Cheddar Male Choir Concert success!
The Cheddar Male Choir supported by Kings of Wessex School pupils provided superb
entertainment. With over 150 people present, all having a delightful and very enjoyable
evening and raising money for the trust.
CYT Quiz Night on 19th October
Local quiz maestro Mike Conroy will host a quiz night in aid of the Cheddar Youth
Trust at The Riverside Inn on Tuesday 19th October, kick off 7:30pm.
Cheddar Male Choir Concert.
Supported by Kings of Wessex School pupils. Licensed bar. Tickets from Deanes of
Cheddar or Chairman Keith Herring on 01934 743256. Saturday September 18th at Kings
of Wessex School, Cheddar.
The People’s Picnic raises nearly £650.00.
There is simply not enough room here to acknowledge all those that set out chairs,
manned stalls and, last though no means least, provided superb entertainment. However
we do have to thank the people of Cheddar who turned up and supported the trust.
The weather held and a good time was had by all!
The People’s Picnic, celebrating the first 10 years of the Cheddar Youth Trust.
Entertainment for all the family including a BBQ, face painting, a bouncy castle,
craft stalls etc. Bring a picnic and join in the fun. Saturday July 10th at Kings
of Wessex School grounds, Cheddar.
“Whatever the weather”
Cheddar Youth Trust present a supper evening including “Whatever the weather”, songs
and stories on the great British obsession, plus a raffle and of course a bar. Saturday
March 6th 2010 at Church House, Cheddar. Tickets £12.50 from Deane & Sons.
Happy New Year!
As the Cheddar Youth Trust enters its 10th year trust Chairman Keith Herring and
his fellow trustees wish a Happy New Year to all !
Promises Auction raises £1750 in aid of the Cheddar Youth Trust.
TV comedian and local celebrity, Richard Herring hosted a Promises Auction in aid
of Cheddar Youth Trust on Friday November 20th 2009 at Church House, Cheddar. A full
house enjoyed an evening of wit, humour and good food plus the opportunity to bag
a bargain or two.
Richard Herring to host Promises Auction in aid of Cheddar Youth Trust.
TV comedian and local celebrity, Richard Herring, is hosting a Promises Auction in
aid of Cheddar Youth Trust on Friday November 20th 2009 at 7:30pm at Church House,
Tickets are £7.50 per person with a prize for the “Lucky Ticket”. The price includes
a Ploughman’s Supper and a bar will be available. Numbers limited to 80 so get in
Tickets: Richard Scourse 01934 743013
£200 in two hours!
Cheddar Youth Trust Chairman Keith Herring and Trustee Angela Cary-Brown’s Coffee
Morning on Saturday, 26th September raised over £200 in aid of the trust. Coffee,
tea, biscuits, delicious home-made cakes and good conversation were enjoyed by all!
15 young Cheddar people receive grants
These include Cora Marks who travelled to China and Hannah Bates to Uganda to do
charity work, Steven Lukins, who is going to Cambridge University to read mathematics,
Daniel Salway who has a scholarship to Team Bath where he is studying for a BETEC
National Certificate/Diploma in Sport and Joe Barnes who is taking his extensive
windsurfing skills to a higher level and competing with the worlds best.
A date for your diary!
Cheddar Youth Trust Chairman Keith Herring and Trustee Angela Cary-Brown are holing
a Coffee Morning on behalf of the trust on Saturday, 26th September, 10.00am to midday.
The venue will be Barbara and Keith Herring’s home, ‘Milverton’, The Barrows, Cheddar.
Coffee, tea, biscuits, delicious home-made cakes, a prize raffle. Enjoy!
Coffee morning raises over £160!
Trustees Jennie Colton and Alan Rayfield exhibited entrepreneurial spirit in raising
£164 in aid of the trust via a coffee morning on Saturday 25th July. Held in Alan’s
lovely garden, coffee, tea and slices of homemade cake were sold and a raffle was
held. A most enjoyable morning by all accounts!
Trust awards over £1500!
Having reviewed a number of very impressive applications the Cheddar Youth Trust
trustees have granted over £1500 to local young people.
CYT attends Cheddar Youth Sports Festival.
The Cheddar Youth Trust was present at the inaugural Cheddar Youth Sports Festival
held at Sharpham Road fields on Sunday 12th July. The day commenced with a nail biting
win for the Cheddar U17 cricket team over local rivals Winscombe. Despite threatening
to rain it stayed dry and a sizable crowd enjoyed the opportunity to learn more about
the wide variety of sporting activities that are on offer to the people of Cheddar.
Quiz night success for trust.
Quiz master Mike Conroy and The Riverside Inn put on a great evening, the turnout
was even better than expected, a good time was had by all and a substantial amount
was raised for the trust!
CYT Quiz Night on 9th June
Local quiz maestro Mike Conroy will host a quiz night in aid of the Cheddar Youth
Trust at The Riverside Inn on Tuesday 9th June.
Win-Win for Cheddar Youth Trust and local businesses
The Cheddar Youth Trust now offers real value to local businesses. Businesses that
support the trust via modest donations will be perceived as socially responsible
and supportive of local initiatives.