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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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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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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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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Friends of St Katharine’s (FOSK)

FOSK present a QUIZ NIGHT with a ‘Blackrod Swindle Raffle’ At BLACKROD CRICKET CLUB on FRIDAY 9th JUNE @ 7.30pm Ploughman’s Platter Supper £7.50 Maximum team of 4. Tickets are on sale from members of FOSK — Sarah Skinner, Margaret Sumner, Sylvia or Graham Moss, Jennie Jones and David &...

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Men’s Fellowship Group

    Men’s Fellowship Thursday 11th May at 10.00am* “George’s Walk” takes on a new twist this year – not only is it to be held in May – not only is it happening on “dry land” but it is also “George and Bob’s Walk”!! For all those interested it is...

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Ladies Who Lunch

We’re taking a break in May, but will be back on Wednesday 9th June at (Mystery venue to be arranged). Full details on the church noticeboard soon. Ladies Who Lunch meets once a month for  lunch at various venues around the area. There’s a raffle and proceeds go to the...

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And finally…Blackrod Scarecrow Festival Updates 2017

01/09/17 Around £2000 was raised from the sale of programmes this year and this is the money the scarecrow fund gives back to the community. This year we have given £250 to Blackrod Luncheon Club who meet each Monday in the Methodist Church; £100 each to the Pool, Rounders and...

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