Vicars’ List, Noticeboards and Buttresses

Many thanks to Phil Parker who very kindly responded to the plea for a calligrapher to add Angela’s name to our list of Vicars at St Katharine’s since 1300.  Thank you once again Phil for coming to our rescue!  If you have a bit of time in church to look...

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Ladies Who Lunch – July 2017

Wednesday 19th July At Owen’s, Ramsbottom To book a place and arrange transport please contact Jean on 01204 691575.   All welcome. 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?...

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Deanery Synod Report

A meeting at Holy Trinity, Horwich, on 14th June was the first of a new Synod with some new members.  It began with Holy Communion, with Jo Smith, the curate, presiding and introduced by The Revd. Stephen Fletcher. We sang the first hymn, Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty, appropriate...

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BLACKROD COMMUNITY WALKERS – July 2017

  The Road to Rivington Tuesday 13th June.  Sunny morning awaited us as we met at Rivington Bowling club.  Eight adults only today.  Walked down Horrobin Lane, turned right passed upper Rivington reservoir.  On hitting Knowsley Lane, turned right following the reservoir then up Parsons Bullough Road.   As we walked...

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Blackrod Neighbourhood Development Plan

The Household Survey will be delivered to residents around the end of June so please watch your post as this is very important for Blackrod’s future development. Whether you consider yourself to have a housing need or not, the information you can provide in the Survey is important in helping...

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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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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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