Blackrod Community Walks-May 2015

Withnell Nature Reserve The sun shone down on the 15 walkers and Merlin the dog. We all met at the Hare & Hounds in Abbey Village. A little road walking turned into a path taking us over Withnell Moor. The gorse was in full bloom on the hillside and filled...

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Rota, Tombola, Hamper – HELP!

Planning has started for St Katharine’s contribution to the Scarecrow Festival and we would be very grateful for anything we can use on a tombola – the more the merrier!  We are also going to repeat the raffle format from last year when we did three hampers – one chocolate,...

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Welcome and Invitation Group

Our group, which is Jane Dibnah, Ray Ennion and David and Sylvia Gregory, would like to bring you up-to-date with our plans and innovations. New to the village – Last year, Jane took on the task of sending a welcome card and church magazine to people who had moved into...

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Blackrod Scarecrow Festival 2015

50 scarecrow enthusiasts met on 20th April to move the festival preparations along and 84 applications have been received to date.  We shall now start putting the programme together so it can be printed and the packs made up during May.  Please come along on Monday 8th June to collect...

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Blackrod Community Walks- future walks

Tuesday 12th May—A 7 mile walk to White Coppice and Withnell Nature Reserve. Meet at St Katharine’s Church in Blackrod at 9:45 to consolidate transport. Start at the Hare & Hounds at Abbey Village at 10:15. Leader is Sylvia on 07941799058 We will eat at the Hare & Hounds in Abbey Village after the walk. Please contact Sylvia...

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Blackrod Community Walks- The Ramblings

Back in April 2013 Anne McMillan, a St. Katharine’s chorister, had the great idea of starting a walking group as a way of getting walkers together from St. Katharine’s and also reaching out to the community. On our first walk we had just 6 people but two years on we...

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Flowers for Fellowship

St Katharine’s Flower Club At the next Meeting there will be a demonstration entitled: “Spring into Summer” This will be on Friday, 24th April at 2pm in the Upper Room Of St Katharine’s Church £3 to include refreshments Further information from Anita Skinner – 01204 691097

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Spring Fair News

A great day on Saturday at St Katharine’s Spring Fair – lots of stalls and lots of chatter!  Many thanks to all who helped prepare for the fair and all who donated anything at all.  Thank you for your support if you managed to come along – £720 raised for church...

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Flowers for Fellowship……….

 St Katharine’s Flower Club At the next meeting there will be a demonstration entitled “Spring into Summer” This will be on Friday, 24th April at 2pm In The Upper Room Of St Katharine’s Church £3 to include refreshments Further information from Anita Skinner – 01204 691097

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