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10
Oct

Two Events in Croston on Saturday 13th 2018

The first event 10.30am: The Arts Society have developed a Children’s Trail around St Michael & All Angels Church will be launched in the church. We are inviting local school children to attend with their parents to try out the new trail to help them learn about the history and heritage of our church The […]

06
Oct

Mowing and Flower Bed Maintenance in Croston

Can you spare some time to help with either the mowing of grass or maintaining the flower beds around the Church and Cemetery? The current teams urgently require further volunteers during the Autumn period and also in preparing for Spring, when we can expect the grass and weeds to start growing again. If you are […]

06
Oct

Harvest Festival 2018

Each of our churches looked beautiful as they were filled with the many gifts of food, flowers and potted plants donated by members of our communities. The dried and tinned food was donated to the Food Bank, all the fresh produce was taken to St Lawrence Church, Chorley as they are part of the group […]

06
Oct

Remembrance Stones

We wanted to create 100 rocks to place on a trail from church to the war memorial on Sunday 11th November, with poppies to remember those who lost their lives, poems, or any design that connects to the theme of Remembrance. So on Saturday 29th September we held a rock painting workshop in St.Michael’s & All […]

10
Sep

“The Old School Idles”

Concert in Church by “The Old School Idles” – Saturday 13th October   Croston’s very own, Garry Gibson, and his old school chum, Howard Gray are vocalists and guitarists with popular local band “The Old School Idles”.  Predominantly a classic pop and rock “covers” band (with some occasional self-penned originals) with a particular focus upon the […]

23
Aug

1515 Teddies on their way to Syria

Congratulations to Katie on all her hard work organising the collection of teddy bears for the charity ‘Teddy Bear Trust’ who will be taking them to children in the war zones in Syria. We must also thank Rev’d Janet and her family for all their hard work sorting and storing the teddies till they were […]

28
Jul

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Friday, 3rd August, 2018 at The Bungalow, High Street, Mawdesley from 11am to 3pm.  Please come along and join us for a coffee and a chat.     All contributions of cakes etc would be most welcome. I am holding this  event because in 1982 my brother at the age of 40 was living in America and […]

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