Harvest Festival 1951…The 78s

Some months ago, Angela brought an album of 78rpm records into the vicarage, and asked if I could record them to CD. It seemed that the discs contained a recording of a Harvest Festival Communion service, which had been broadcast by the BBC. The records were owned by Mr. Frank...

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Putting the churchyard to bed!

  It’s that time of year again when we have to make sure all the pathways are clear and the churchyard is tidy.  If you can spare and hour or so on Saturday 21st October it would be appreciated. The coffee morning will be running so chance for tea and...

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Five, we mean, six Peaks Challenge!

  Back in April 2016 our world was turned upside down when we lost our Dad to complications caused by diabetes and sepsis.  He was in intensive care for less than 48 hours when we had the devastating news that there was nothing more they could do.  At first, we...

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Men’s Fellowship

It is most odd that Hanns Johst said; “Whenever I hear the word culture I release the safety-catch of my Browning”.  In complete contrast, whenever members of the Men’s Fellowship hear the same word, we take a train into Manchester to absorb and delight in it. It really is amazing...

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FOSK – Afternoon Delight!

Well who’d have believed we would have such a lovely afternoon? Saturday morning was a washout, lunchtime it was still pouring!  At about 1.30 the rain stopped, the tables and chairs were dried off even though we didn’t think for one minute that it had finished raining, 1.45 – a...

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Blackrod Neighbourhood Development Plan

The Household Survey will be delivered to residents around the end of June so please watch your post as this is very important for Blackrod’s future development. Whether you consider yourself to have a housing need or not, the information you can provide in the Survey is important in helping...

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Elaine’s Coach Trip

The date for your diary is Saturday 20th May and the destination is Cartmel and the Priory, stopping on the way for coffee at Carnforth Railway Station (the setting for the film “Brief Encounter”).  The coach leaves from St Katharine’s at 9am and returns about 6pm.  The cost is £11...

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PANTS GONE – to the Pantagon!

The donations of pants and bras were safely delivered to Edinburgh thanks to Sylvia and David Gregory. Sylvia has received this letter from Maria Manamara, Founder of Smalls for all: “I just wanted to say thank you very much for the very generous donation of £70.00 and the bags of...

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