Croston

31
Dec

Bishops’ statement on latest flooding incidents

The three Bishops of the Diocese of Blackburn (The Church of England in Lancashire) – Rt Rev. Julian Henderson, Bishop of Blackburn; Rt Rev. Geoff Pearson, Bishop of Lancaster and Rt Rev. Philip North, Bishop of Burnley – have made a joint statement following the latest flooding in Lancashire and other parts of northern England. […]

31
Dec

Assistance to flooded areas

We have received the following information, though it is a couple of days old it gives information which may be helpful (especially in section 3). Assistance to flooded areas. 5th – 12th December 1.      Where was flooded? Areas in Lancaster and Wyre. 2.      Recovery Phase Long term process – with some short term needs Health […]

30
Dec

Croston, Children’s Sunday Group

No Children’s Sunday Group this week Due to the flooding of the Choir Vestry there will be no Children’s Sunday Group this Sunday 3rd January. We do not feel it is advisable to use the room until it has fully dried out and been ventilated. Next week 10th is the Family Service in church & […]

28
Dec

Services back to normal

As long as we don’t have any problems with further flooding services are back to normal and the first service will be the 10:00 Holy Communion on Wednesday 30th. All are welcome as we reflect on the last few days and its impact on individuals and our community. We will also give thanks for all […]

27
Dec

Croston, Flooding

During yesterday’s floods St Michael & All Angels church was flooded, thankfully it looks like there isn’t too much damage. Today our priority has been to support the local community by providing hot drinks and food in the church as the village is still cut in two by the flooding and people are unable to […]

26
Dec

FLOODING

DUE TO EXTENSIVE FLOODING WE HAVE HAD TO CANCEL ALL THE SERVICES IN OUR 3 CHURCHES FOR SUNDAY 27TH DECEMBER. WE WILL UPDATE THE WEBSITE WITH INFORMATION TOMORROW.

04
Dec

Historic Croston Church wins Heritage Lottery Fund support for major repairs

ST MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS CROSTON   St Michael & All Angels Church in Croston has received initial support* from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a scheme of major repairs to the roof and floors of this historic parish church, it was announced today. The project aims to eradicate death watch beetle that has […]

02
Dec

Croston, Christmas Tree Festival

A big thank you to all involved last weekend making the “Christmas Tree Festival” a big success. We made an amazing £1800 plus ( just awaiting the invoice for the Old School to confirm the actual amount.) Considering we had a hurricane on Sunday I think this is magnificent. Our visitors deserve a big thank […]

28
Nov

Croston, Christmas Tree Festival

If you missed the first day you still have a chance to come and see the trees tomorrow. Your sure of a warm welcome and you have the chance to vote for your favourite tree. It’s an event that is well worth seeing and we have included a few photo’s to give you a taste […]

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