Francis House Update

1990 saw the start of the Decade of Evangelism for the Manchester Diocese and a group of us travelled to the Free Trade Hall (now the Radisson Hotel) to celebrate. On every seat was an invitation to become a Friend in a Million to the Francis House Children’s Hospice in...

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Men’s Fellowship – George’s Annual Walk

Friday 14th August is the annual stretch of legs for members of the Men’s Fellowship and friends and anyone else who would like to come along.  Meet at church to leave at 6.30pm, bring your car and we can then take what we need. I am aiming to start the...

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Blackrod Stitch & Knit

  Wet, wet, wet! We had a lovely day out to Rufford Old Hall on 13th July, to see the Woollen Woods installation. The rain did not stop our tour of the Hall, and the wet woodlands did not deter our search for the knitted flowers, leaves, owls and gnomes...

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Events Group News

Coffee and Cake Don’t forget our monthly coffee morning on Saturday 22nd August – come and exchange your summer reading books, enjoy a toasted teacake with a brew and a chat, meet & greet – all free entry!!!  See you there between 10 and 12 – just drop in. An...

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Blackrod Community Walks – July 2015

Longworth Clough Walk – July 2015 A return to Longworth Clough in July. The previous time was October 2014 when there were few leaves and no flowers. This time the valley was in the full flush of summer. So much so that we needed a machete to get through some...

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Blackrod Community Walks – June 2015

 Haigh / Red Rock Circular As our last few walks have started from our lunch destination we thought we should keep up the tradition.  Our meeting point on this lovely sunny morning was the car park at Suzanna’s, Little Scotland.  We set off on what was to be a circular...

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Ladies who Lunch – August 2015

Canal boat trip & afternoon tea Ladies who Lunch are doing something different in August.  We are going on a canal trip along the Leeds & Liverpool canal on a 2 hour cruise and enjoying afternoon cream tea. The event is open to anyone, male or female, we will set...

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Ladies Who Lunch – July 2015

Friends of St Katharine’s and Ladies who Lunch invite you to a Buffet lunch (Jacob’s Join) Wednesday 8th July, 2015  12 for 12.30pm Guest Speaker – Val Chamberlain:   Nepal – before and after Why not join us for a summer lunch of fellowship and fun? £7.50 (in aid of Nepal in...

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Gardening Group needs YOU!

If there is anyone who could help the gardening group volunteers with a bit of mowing John Price would love to hear from you. All equipment will be provided – you would not be needed every week but if you have an afternoon to spare please contact John on 01204...

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