The Children’s Poppy

I hope many of you have noticed the piece of commemorative art work that has appeared in the front of the cemetery gardens. This has been produced by the children in Year 6 at both of our primary schools who had the privilege to work with the artist Salina Somalya....

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Remembrance Day in Blackrod

  Sunday 8th November 2014 2.15pm      Laying of Wreaths at the Cenotaph followed by Procession to St Katharine’s Church. 3.00pm      Remembrance Service at St Katharine’s Wednesday 11th November 11.00am     Firing of maroons at Blackrod Cenotaph, and unveiling of the sculpture designed by children from both the Blackrod schools working with...

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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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Blackrod Church School Governance

  The faith foundation at Blackrod Church School is a vital element of the ethos and nature of the education provided there. The sad death of Margaret Jones from the Methodist Church has left a vacancy on the Board of Governors for a Church Governor. School governors are expected to...

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