Churchyard Clean-up Thanks!

A million thanks to all those who came along to clear the bottom corner of the churchyard of huge tree roots, bricks and assorted debris including a crisp packet best before 1989!  Let that be the proof that these things don’t rot down 30 years on.  The job would never...

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MANCHESTER REMEMBERS – 22nd May

  Anita, Joyce and Beth from St. Katharine’s Church were part of a wider team of flower arrangers from around the country who came together at St. Ann’s Church to create beautiful floral displays for the Spirit of Manchester Flower Festival.  The arrangement below has 22 yellow roses to commemorate...

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Blackrod Art Group ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION 2018

BLACKROD ART GROUP ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION 2018 at BLACKROD LIBRARY  The exhibition starts on Saturday 9th June and will run through to 26th July.  The members will be hosting a preview evening at the Library on Friday, 8th June at 7.00 pm An invitation is extended to all, it will be...

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Blackrod History Group

Thursday 21st June is the next meeting of the History Group at 2pm in Blackrod Council Chamber.  Judith Atkinson is coming along to share an intriguing talk “I never knew that”.  No more information available so come along and find out what it’s all about. Please contact Jean Rosslowe on...

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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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“The” Wedding Bells

Thank you to our Bellringers for getting us all in the right mood to enjoy the Royal Wedding on 19th May – it was wonderful to hear the bells and made us feel part of the celebrations – thank you to Mike and the team. Visiting ringers will be using...

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St Katharine’s Flower Club

The next Meeting will be on Friday 22nd June 2018 at 2pm   A Workshop in the Upper Room £3 to include refreshments Why not join us for friendship and chat? All profits will go to Church funds. Further information from Hilary on 01204 698482 Or Anita on 01204 691097...

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Blackrod Community Gardening Group

Blackrod’s Community Gardening Group are raising funds to buy more plants They will be holding a Tombola Stall on Sunday 1st July during the Scarecrow Festival, and would be grateful for donations of any items for the tombola – at least £1 in value please. If you can help please...

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Blackrod Community Walking Group – May 2018

Chapeltown Walk Fourteen of us gathered at the Chetham Arms car park in Chapeltown on a warm, bright sunny Tuesday morning in May.  The forecast said cloud later. Walking out from Chapeltown we walked up to cross the railway.  Here we passed some new houses built in a very upmarket...

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