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Scottish government loses indyref2 court case

The Supreme Court rules that an independence referendum cannot be held without UK government’s consent.

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Croston, Christmas Tree Festival

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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 […]

Mawdesley, Christmas Fair

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A big Thank You to the children of Mawdesley St Peter’s Church of England School. The teachers and children have been working hard learning the words of all the songs over the previous weeks so they could entertain us at the beginning of the fair.  Everyone really enjoyed listening to them sing, what better way to […]

Croston, Christmas Tree Festival

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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 […]

Croston, Bellringers

Croston Bellringing

Come & Join our bell ringers & have a go. With Magna Carta 800th anniversary and the tri-centenary of the first ever peal in 1715 occurring this year & the quarter peal of 1260 changes of Plain Bob Minor in 43 minutes rung to welcome Rev. Michael Woods as our new Rector the ringers have plenty of […]

Children Nov 2015


Poppy Party! Click on the pdf to enjoy your poppy fun! pp_nov_15_our_page_-_poppies

Croston, Billy Beaver

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Billy Beaver Comes to Church A big thank you to Beatrice who brought Billy Beaver from the Beavers Uniform Organisation to church. Beatrice has been looking after Billy for a week and has been making sure he sees lots of new things and has had lots of pictures taken with him and has written about […]

Puppets Rock the Church

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We would like to give a massive THANK YOU to Janet,Jill, Rhianan, Molly & Jess  who travelled all the way from Christ Church, Thornton not just once but twice. Firstly on the Saturday to set up the puppet theatre in church & to present a workshop with the children so they could choose a puppet to use during […]

Croston, Hearvest Festival


  Sunday, 27th September, Come & join us at our Harvest Service. This coincides with our Patronal festival when the Church traditionally celebrates the feast of St Michael and all angels. Throughout the ages Christian communities built churches and gave them a name of a saint which was marked with a special celebration to mark the […]

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