Blackrod Community Walking Group – Jan 2019

A Circular Walk Around Anglezarke A very Happy New Year to everyone.  For our first walk of 2019 we met up on Horrobin Lane Rivington on a gloriously sunny morning. 13 of us started from the Bowling Green and headed off down the path towards Yarrow Reservoir. Where the path...

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SUNDAY SCHOOL NEWS April 2019

Sunday School News and Messy church Messy church – All things bright and beautiful The first Messy church on the 2nd March exceeded our expectations by some way! Our theme was “All things bright and beautiful”. Thanks to Margaret there were 5 crafts for the children to make, there were...

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A short history of the Popplewell Charity

  If you enter St Katharine’s Church and turn left into the room at the base of the Tower you will see two large painted wooden tablets attached to the wall. These tell the story of how the Popplewell Charity first began. In the early 1800’s, Mr. John Popplewell was...

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Singing in the rain with Sunday School!

On Sunday 14th October, Sunday School went for a walk in the rain. We went past the library and school, to Vicarage Road, then up Half Acre Lane to the farms. We saw two lovely horses who followed us in their field as we walked up the path. We jumped...

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Remembrance and Commemoration News

Commemoration of WW1 Hopefully you have been able to pick up a programme showing all the events which are happening in Blackrod between 3rd and 11th November to commemorate peace at the end of WW1.  A lot of the events are ticketed to help with catering and space, and some...

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Ladies who Lunch -a special thanks!

On behalf of the Blackrod Cemetery/Gardening group I would like to give heartfelt thanks to all members of “Ladies who Lunch”. I was invited, nay summoned, by Janet Hollick to attend their August get together where I was presented with a very generous donation of £90 on behalf of the...

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