My Sunday School Journey – August 2017

As I come to the end of my time at Blackrod Church School, whilst having the pleasure of having been one of the six to be confirmed this year, I feel, as a family, we have a good connection with the church. During my time at Sunday School, I feel...

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Heritage Open Day 2017

We are now planning for the national Heritage Open Day on Saturday 9th September when St Katharine’s Church will be open from 10-4pm. There will be lots of information, photographs and special things to look at, so do call in during the day and enjoy a browse. The Tower Ringing...

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FOSK – Friends of St Katharine’s

Friends of St. Katharine’s are holding a Strawberry cream tea & Prosecco Afternoon from 2-4pm (coffee and tea are available too) On Saturday 12th August At Sylvia & Graham Moss’s garden, in Blackrod £6.50 each Tickets available from FOSK members  

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Blackrod Community walking Group

July 2017- A Walk towards Higher Henshaw and Lead Mines Clough For our walk this month we all met at Rivington Bowling Club.  Unfortunately it was raining, so all eleven of us had on full waterproofs except for Harvey, Rob’s little dog.  We set off heading up Sheep House Lane,...

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Ladies who Lunch – August 2017

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.  Why not join us? There’s a raffle and proceeds go to the charity chosen by the group. We are having a break over August and...

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Blackrod Stitch & Knit – July 2017

  On Mondays from 10am to 12.30pm in St Katharine’s Church Upper Room  For anyone with an interest in stitching  Telephone 01204 697763 for details  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. See...

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Ladies Who Lunch – July 2017

Wednesday 19th July At Owen’s, Ramsbottom To book a place and arrange transport please contact Jean on 01204 691575.   All welcome. 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.  Why not join us?...

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BLACKROD COMMUNITY WALKERS – July 2017

  The Road to Rivington Tuesday 13th June.  Sunny morning awaited us as we met at Rivington Bowling club.  Eight adults only today.  Walked down Horrobin Lane, turned right passed upper Rivington reservoir.  On hitting Knowsley Lane, turned right following the reservoir then up Parsons Bullough Road.   As we walked...

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Ladies Who Lunch – June 2017

    Wednesday 9th June   At The Original Farmers’ Arms, Eccleston To book a place and arrange transport please contact Jane on 07739 363671. Our chosen charity this month is The Salvation Army.   Ladies Who Lunch meets once a month for  lunch at various venues around the area....

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