Annual Parochial Church Meeting – 30th April 2017

  Thank you to everyone who attended the APCM which took place during the Parish Eucharist on Sunday 30th April 2017.  The Result of Elections is as follows: Churchwardens:  Rob Sharp and Valerie Marron Deanery Synod Representatives: Valerie Marron, Margaret Ryding, Ruth Kellie, Barbara Worsley. PCC Members: Bob Chapman, Helen...

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Blackrod Neighbourhood Development Plan

  Work is progressing nicely on the Neighbourhood Plan and we are hopeful that we may have a draft Plan available for the residents of Blackrod to review by late summer.  In the meantime we are asking residents to provide their views on the following: There are buildings and structures...

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Blackrod Church School News

  Congratulations!! Encouraging children to read by using their local library has won Bolton Schools’ Library Service, Blackrod Library and Blackrod Church School a prestigious award honouring the region’s cultural stars. They scooped the ‘Library Partnership Award’ in the North West Cultural Education Achievement Awards. The event recognises organisations and...

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Rhapsody News

The Big Sing 2017 an evening with Rhapsody Community Choir and guests on Friday June 23. At Adlington Community Centre Tickets again are £8.00 and can be ordered via the internet ticketsource.co.uk/rhapsody or from Heather (693609). This is always a fun evening, with a great atmosphere. So come along and...

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Ladies Who Lunch – June 2017

    Wednesday 9th June   At The Original Farmers’ Arms, Eccleston To book a place and arrange transport please contact Jane on 07739 363671. Our chosen charity this month is The Salvation Army.   Ladies Who Lunch meets once a month for  lunch at various venues around the area....

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Friends of St Katharine’s (FOSK)

FOSK present a QUIZ NIGHT with a ‘Blackrod Swindle Raffle’ At BLACKROD CRICKET CLUB on FRIDAY 9th JUNE @ 7.30pm Ploughman’s Platter Supper £7.50 Maximum team of 4. Tickets are on sale from members of FOSK — Sarah Skinner, Margaret Sumner, Sylvia or Graham Moss, Jennie Jones and David &...

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May Plant Sale 2017

May Blossoms! Saturday 13th May from 10.00am in church Hanging Baskets and Bedding Plants Refreshments Our monthly coffee morning is combined with the annual Plant Sale will be held on Saturday 13th May – come early and you’ll have lots of choice – starts at 10am on the dot! Plants...

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Wave of Prayer-Thy Kingdom Come 25 May to 4 June 2017

THY KINGDOM COME is a nationwide time of prayer supported by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York between Ascension Day and Pentecost [25th May – 4th June]. We are taking part and some of our churches across the team are opening their doors to offer space and time to pray....

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SCOT LONERS 9th Annual Reunion

Sunday 28th May 2017 at The Poacher, Scot Lane 1.30pm onwards  Come and join John, Joe, Peter and David Green and many others for the afternoon If you have any connection with the area come and join us for a few drinks, a bite to eat and a few reminiscences.  

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