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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PCC News and Harvest Charity 2017

Next meeting:  Monday 21st August at 7.30pm Please give items of ”Any Other Business” to the Chair, Revd Angela, or Secretary, Mary Pryle, at least 24 hours before the date of the meeting.  Thank you. Harvest Charity 2017 This year our collection for Harvest will be for a “home” charity...

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FOSK – Friends of St Katharine’s

Friends of St. Katharine’s are holding a Strawberry cream tea & Prosecco Afternoon from 2-4pm (coffee and tea are available too) On Saturday 12th August At Sylvia & Graham Moss’s garden, in Blackrod £6.50 each Tickets available from FOSK members  

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Blackrod Community walking Group

July 2017- A Walk towards Higher Henshaw and Lead Mines Clough For our walk this month we all met at Rivington Bowling Club.  Unfortunately it was raining, so all eleven of us had on full waterproofs except for Harvey, Rob’s little dog.  We set off heading up Sheep House Lane,...

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Ladies who Lunch – August 2017

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. We are having a break over August and...

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Our Church Needs Your Views

  As part of their commitment to the future sustainability of the Church in the 21st century, our Diocese have developed an overall vision. “A worshipping growing and transforming Christian presence at the heart of every community” The diocese has agreed goals: Growing new disciples in missionary church communities which are...

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Coach Trip to Trentham Gardens

Thursday 21st September Depart 9.30am Cost of trip plus entry to gardens £20   Sylvia Gregory is taking bookings with payment. If you wish to hire a wheelchair please let me know at time of booking. The coach should be back in the village by 5.30pm. Last bookings and payment...

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Blackrod Stitch & Knit – July 2017

  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...

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