The Blackrod Scout Group needs You!

Scouting has taken place in Blackrod for many years, with the present 47th Bolton (Blackrod) Group celebrating its 50th year in 2015. Although presently lacking a Scout Troop, there are thriving Beaver and Cubs Sections; Beavers are for 6 –8 year olds and Cubs are 8 up to 11 years...

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Day out to Haworth

Friends of St. Katharine’s have booked a 48 seater coach for a day out to Haworth on the 21st April leaving St. Katharine’s at 10a.m. and arriving back around 5.30pm. The cost is £11 per person. Please let me know if you would like to join us. Thanks, Sylvia Gregory...

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St Katharine’s Flower Club

The first meeting of the year will be on Friday, 1st April at 2 pm in the Upper Room of St Katharine’s, when we will be having a flower arranging demonstration. Anyone with an interest in plants and flowers/arrangements is welcome to join us for refreshments and a chat. We normally...

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Events Group News

Preparations are being made for our first event of 2016 and that will be “GOOD OLD DAYS IN BLACKROD” on Saturday 20th February at 7.30 in St Katharine’s. Tickets are £6 and are available from church or Jean 691575. Do come along and enjoy the sketches and entertainment by friends...

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Flowers in Church 2016

Altar Flowers There is now a new rota for the Altar flowers during the year.  Anyone wishing to donate for a Sunday should please contact Enid Merry. Easter Flowers Once again, the church will be decorated at Easter by window displays, pedestals and individual lilies “in memory of loved ones”....

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Ladies Who Lunch

Ladies who Lunch Wednesday, 24th February 2016 The Italian Orchard, Preston, PR3 5DB 2 courses £12.90 and 3 courses £16.90 Transport can be provided from Blackrod Contact Janet Milward for further details 01204 699503  

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Blackrod Community Walkers – January 2016

The (very wet) Adlington Circular   Happy New Year to all our readers. Hope your year has started well. Our walking group got off to a great start with 15 of us setting off in reasonably bright conditions to do the Adlington Circular which is 9.1 Km. Measured variously by...

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The bells – the bells!!!!!

How about making a New Year’s Resolution to learn something new in 2016.  What about bellringing?  New recruits can ring with the clappers silenced on Tuesday nights 7pm – 8.30pm. Young people of high school age will be made very welcome and there is no upper age limit – perfect...

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