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Appeal for extra handymen


Since the beginning of the year we have had a wonderful team of 4 volunteers helping with all the small jobs that keep cropping up on a site like ours (loose front kneelers, broken lights, broken fence boards, unseeded grass…) as well as some bigger projects (picket fence to front of church, repair church extractor fan…). The financial saving to…

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Pilgrimage to Knock 10/9/2019


Fully escorted pilgrimage to Knock Shrine,Ireland, 10th September 2019.  £599.00 pp sharing. Price includes flight with 10kg luggage from Manchester or Liverpool, 4 nights in Knock House Hotel with full board. All entertainment / guided tours included. WCHR rooms on request. Single room supplement £100. For further details please e mail knockpilgrimages@gmail.com. Knock Pilgrimages is a member of the Travel…

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Works to the Church Spire and Roof


Works to Spire and Roof, September to December 2017 Friday 22nd September: In the first part of the summer, Stone Technical (from Darlington) repaired the spire. This involved firstly renovating the fibreglass surface of the spire and secondly, replacing the steel bolts that fixed the spire onto the metal framework of the turret. All this went as planned. Furthermore, they…

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Continuing Adventures of FICO


Fico, Baba and The Spire. Fico (your friendly personification of the finance committee) is all excited and eagerly looking forward to Thursday 24th February 2017. The story begins a long time ago when Baba was about 5 years old. Baba’s family used to bring him to Our Lady of the Wayside for Sunday Mass and not long after the new…

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