Harvest Charity Collection 2018

  As you may know, each year St Katharine’s has a collection at Harvest Festival to support either a local or an “away” charity. This year the PCC have agreed to support an away charity – Sightsavers. This is an international organisation working to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote the...

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HERITAGE OPEN DAYS – September 2018

  “Extraordinary Women” St Katharine’s will be open again as part of the national programme in September.  This year HOD’s is taking place over two weekends – 6/9 and 13/16 September and St Katharine’s will be open on Saturday 8th September from 10am to 4pm in conjunction with Blackrod History...

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Blackrod Community Walkers

Houghton Bottoms Walk 15 of us set off in dry, sunny conditions from the Royal Oak at Riley Green & headed for Houghton Tower behind the pub through the fields. Following the signed footpath round the woods, we crossed the Preston/Blackburn railway line & headed down to Houghton Bottoms.  First...

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Ladies who Lunch June 2018

On Wednesday 13th June at Goose & Gander, Blackrod 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. Transport can be provided from Blackrod.  Why not join us?  There’s a raffle and proceeds go to...

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Rivington Festival & Activity Weekend

Family Fun and Fundraising Events for Rivington Terraced Gardens Starting off with a “Taste of Rivington” – Thursday 31 May 2018 At Spring Cottage, Rivington.  7pm to 11pm.  An evening of Food, Bar, Music and Activities.  Tickets £25 each from rtg@groundwork.org.uk  01942 821444   Throughout the weekend a variety of...

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Help Wanted Please!

ABLE BODIES WANTED! Work party morning – Saturday 9th June Forget the gym, or jogging, come along for a FREE workout at St Katharine’s!  The work parties are held every three months normally and Saturday 9th June has been chosen for the next one As well as our usual quarterly...

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Annual Plant sale and Coffee Morning

May Blossoms! Sale of Plants Saturday 12th May from 10.00am until 1:00pm in church Hanging Baskets and Bedding Plants 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...

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