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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Five, we mean, six Peaks Challenge!

  Back in April 2016 our world was turned upside down when we lost our Dad to complications caused by diabetes and sepsis.  He was in intensive care for less than 48 hours when we had the devastating news that there was nothing more they could do.  At first, we...

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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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Baptism Matters Training Courses

“GROWING YOUNGER” – GOOD PRACTICE AND SHARED LEARNING FOR PARISHES   If you would be interested in attending any of these courses please book with Helen Tyler on 0161 828 1436 or email on helentyler@manchester.anglican.org.uk BAPTISM MATTERS Thursday 21st September 2017  10-1pm at Church House. How can we build on...

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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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The Blackrod Educational Trust

The Blackrod Educational Trust (Registered by the Charity Commissioners No 526200) The Trustees, having regard to the promotion of Education, invite applications from those wishing to be considered for an award under the Trust. Single applicants must be under 25 years of age, be resident in the Parish of Blackrod and...

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SNUG AS A BUG Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme is desperately short of bedding.  They say …… “We have very few bedding sets left and need single bedding, sheets, duvets, duvet covers and pillows and pillow cases.  The young people who are homeless come to us with little or no...

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Harvest Charity 2017 Update

STOP PRESS: Thanks to your generosity, £427.81 has been raised through the Harvest Collection this year for our chosen charity – ”Home for Good”.  We are sure it will be put to good use to support local children in care.  Thank you.   The PCC have voted to support “Home...

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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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