Ladies who Lunch

The August lunch was held at Goose & Gander, Little Scotland. Each month the Ladies Who Lunch take part in a raffle for a bunch of flowers, and proceeds from the raffle are donated to a charity. This month, after we had enjoyed our three courses and coffee we were...

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Blackrod Community Walkers – Aug 2018

A Circular Walk from Blackrod to Worthington Lakes For this month’s walk we met at our lunch venue, The Goose & Gander Restaurant, Little Scotland. They very kindly allowed us to use their car park. As this is August we were very pleased to see the turnout of 22.  The weather...

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Admission to Communion and other Children news.

Admission to Communion If your child is in Year 3 or above and is interested in exploring, or wishes to be admitted to, communion before confirmation, please collect an information leaflet and registration form from a church warden or member of the leadership team. The information leaflet is available from...

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Ladies who Lunch – August 2018

On Wednesday 15th August at Goose & Gander, Blackrod 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. Transport can be provided from Blackrod.  Why not join us?  There’s a raffle and proceeds go...

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Blackrod Stitch & Knit Group

Blackrod Stitch & Knit On Mondays from 10am to 12.30pm  in St Katharine’s Church Upper Room  For anyone with an interest in stitching  Contact – 01204 697763  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  GOOD NEWS………We...

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Blackrod Community Walkers

Houghton Bottoms Walk 15 of us set off in dry, sunny conditions from the Royal Oak at Riley Green & headed for Houghton Tower behind the pub through the fields. Following the signed footpath round the woods, we crossed the Preston/Blackburn railway line & headed down to Houghton Bottoms.  First...

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Churchyard Clean-up Thanks and More!

A million thanks to all those who came along to clear the bottom corner of the churchyard of huge tree roots, bricks and assorted debris including a crisp packet best before 1989!  Let that be the proof that these things don’t rot down 30 years on. Following the donation last...

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MANCHESTER REMEMBERS – 22nd May

  Anita, Joyce and Beth from St. Katharine’s Church were part of a wider team of flower arrangers from around the country who came together at St. Ann’s Church to create beautiful floral displays for the Spirit of Manchester Flower Festival.  The arrangement below has 22 yellow roses to commemorate...

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