CHRISTMAS FAIR WISH LIST

  Please can you help by donating any of the following: * Items for the bathroom stall. * Bottles and chocolate for the tombola * Cakes * Gifts for a tombola (worth £1 or more please) * Variety of bits and pieces to fill jamjars (but we have enough jars thank you) * Jewellery * Unwanted gifts...

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Blackrod Community Walkers

September walk – Limbrick to Anglezarke We gathered in the car park of the Black Horse Inn at Limbrick. After 10 days of persistent heavy showers the weather had turned fair for our walk. The threat of a heavy shower remained but the sun shone as 14 of us with...

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Men’s Fellowship

It is most odd that Hanns Johst said; “Whenever I hear the word culture I release the safety-catch of my Browning”.  In complete contrast, whenever members of the Men’s Fellowship hear the same word, we take a train into Manchester to absorb and delight in it. It really is amazing...

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FOSK – Afternoon Delight!

Well who’d have believed we would have such a lovely afternoon? Saturday morning was a washout, lunchtime it was still pouring!  At about 1.30 the rain stopped, the tables and chairs were dried off even though we didn’t think for one minute that it had finished raining, 1.45 – a...

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Blackrod Stitch & Knit

On Mondays from 10am to 12.30pm in St Katharine’s Church Upper Room  For anyone with an interest in stitching   Telephone 01204 697763 for details  A non-profit making group – all funds raised go towards the costs of materials, refreshments and the occasional minibus for our days out. Everyone welcome. See our...

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St Katharine’s Flower Club

Next meeting Friday 23rd September at 2pm in St Katharine’s Upper Room £3 to include refreshments Any profits go to church funds. Why not join us for fellowship and chat? Further information from Hilary Young on 01204 698482  

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Ladies who Lunch

Wednesday 13th September At The Black Horse, Limbrick Ladies Who Lunch meets once a month for  lunch at various venues around the area. Meet new friends, have a chat, enjoy a good meal.  Why not join us? There’s a raffle and proceeds go to the charity chosen by the group....

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Blackrod Community Walking Group

Longworth Clough Walk A return to Longworth Clough in August. The previous time was July 2015. This time the valley was in the full flush of summer. So much so that we needed a machete to get through some of it! A bit like the jungles of Cambodia someone said....

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Heritage Open Day 2017

We are now planning for the national Heritage Open Day on Saturday 9th September when St Katharine’s Church will be open from 10-4pm. There will be lots of information, photographs and special things to look at, so do call in during the day and enjoy a browse. The Tower Ringing...

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