Help Wanted – March 2017

We now need help!!! The PCC is still hoping someone will come forward to help us to produce a General User Audit for the building?  Nothing too fancy but we do need to put one together. Also an extra operator is still needed for the camera which we use at...

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Ladies who Lunch – March 2017

This month’s lunch date will be on Wednesday 15th March at The Paddock, Wrightington. Please ring Jean – 01204 691575, or Mary – 01204 697763 – to book your place this month. Ladies Who Lunch meets once a month for lunch at various venues around the area. There’s a raffle and...

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FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT  27 February – 12 March 2017

  It’s time to put Fairtrade in your break The food on our tables, the tea and coffee in our mugs, all from farmers who toil, sweat and slog.  However hard they work to provide the things we depend on, millions of farmers in developing countries aren’t paid what they...

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WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 2017

 “Am I being unfair to you?” On Friday 3rd March 2017, we shall be holding our annual service at Blackrod Methodist Chapel at 2.30pm.  We hope that the weather will be kinder to us this year, as there was snow last time.  The service for 2017 has been planned by...

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News from Friends of St Katharine’s (FOSK)

Lucky Squares winners The winner of the Body Shop lucky bag is Barbara Maley and the winner of the Body Shop Strawberry classic box is Jean Hibbert. Thank you to all who took part and special thanks to Kayleigh for donating the prizes.  £100 was raised from these games towards...

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The Lighting of the Blackrod Christmas Tree

LIGHTING UP BLACKROD!  Community Carol Singing and Lighting up the Christmas Tree on Tuesday 6th December at 6.30pm. The Mayor of Blackrod will be switching on the lights on Blackrod’s Christmas Tree, on the green opposite Blackrod Library, with singing of carols accompanied by Rhapsody Community Choir. Everyone is welcome to join...

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Blackrod Scarecrow Festival Photographic Competition 2016

The presentation to the winners of the Blackrod Scarecrow Festival Photographic Competition has taken place in Blackrod Library and many congratulations to all three winners.  The adult winner was Patrick Morley, second was Michelle Hulme and our Junior winner was Kara Fallows who all received tokens to spend at Mathers...

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It’s Shoebox Time Again!

It’s shoebox time again!   Your response to this worthy cause has been excellent in the past, and we look forward to another bumper year.  You will find empty boxes available in church for a small donation of £1.00 (or you could cover your own box; shoe, not boot size please),...

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Remembrance Day in Blackrod 2016

Friday 11th November  11.00am  Firing of Maroons and Service at Blackrod Cenotaph Sunday 13th November 2016 2.15pm  Laying of Wreaths at Blackrod Cenotaph followed by  Procession to St Katharine’s Church 3.00pm  Remembrance Service at St Katharine’s Church        

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