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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Blackrod Scarecrow Festival 2015 -Updated again!

It was certainly a weekend of two halves!  Fabulous weather on Saturday with hoards of visitors sharing our annual community day and then came 3pm on Sunday!!! Gales and torrential rain made some very soggy scarecrows around the village.  However, not to be deterred,  by 6pm people came out again...

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Events Group News

Million thanks to all who supported the annual Plant Sale – lovely hanging baskets and good strong plants which should withstand the wind and hail on a May day in Blackrod!!  £1100 sold – we now have to wait for the bill to see how much was raised for church...

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Blackrod Community Walks-Summer 2015

Tuesday 9th June—Haigh/Red Rock circular walk.  Meet at Suzanna’s Little Scotland at 10am to start the walk. Leader is David and Dilys on 07535571750 Tuesday 14th July— Longworth Clough and Charters Moss. Meet at St Katharine’s Church in Blackrod at 9:45 to consolidate transport and start at The Black Dog...

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Blackrod Community Walks-May 2015

Withnell Nature Reserve The sun shone down on the 15 walkers and Merlin the dog. We all met at the Hare & Hounds in Abbey Village. A little road walking turned into a path taking us over Withnell Moor. The gorse was in full bloom on the hillside and filled...

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Rota, Tombola, Hamper – HELP!

Planning has started for St Katharine’s contribution to the Scarecrow Festival and we would be very grateful for anything we can use on a tombola – the more the merrier!  We are also going to repeat the raffle format from last year when we did three hampers – one chocolate,...

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