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  • Whatever Together by Val

    Thursdays from 1pm to 3pm Thanks to Clare for initiating this idea. I am really enjoying being with a, as yet, small group to sit, chat and maybe do some sewing or craft work. Some stay all the time and others pop in and we all enjoy the cups of tea and biscuits. It isContinue reading…

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  • Meditation – Stillness falls by Val

    A few of us have been meditating on Wednesday evenings since the summer of 2014. Although we are a small group we feel it is helpful to ‘hold this space’ for stillness, not only for ourselves, but for the world in general! That may sound rather ambitious but I, for one, do not think itContinue reading…

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  • Echoes and Friends Summer Concert

    “Better than watching TV” said a member of the audience afterwards and this was only one of several kind comments. If you weren’t at the Echoes Concert on Saturday, you missed a treat. As a member of the choir, I admit there was an air of nervousness beforehand. Once we began to sing, however, theContinue reading…

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  • Walk’n'Talk

    This Thursday evening (24 July) we’ll be scaling the ridge in Kerridge and wandering along the top to White Nancy, in the company of Joyce Hough. We’ll be walking from the Bulls Head in Oak Lane, Kerridge (SK10 5BD), starting at 6.30 If you’re planning to go straight there, it would be good to contact JoyceContinue reading…

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  • Rent-a-Pew

    Treacle Sundays Rent-A-Pew. We are open 12-3 on the last Sunday of the month to coincide with Treacle Market. A friendly welcome is guaranteed whether you are buying, selling or just browsing. Rent a Pew to sell your goods for £5, you keep the rest. Shop for craft, cards, gifts, pre-loved and produce.  We willContinue reading…

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  • Goostrey Walk

    Why not join us for a walk round Goostrey with Malcolm Waltho this Sunday 6th July? We’ll be leaving Chapel after our packed lunches to walk at 2 pm. Refreshments will follow at the Waltho establishment, all are welcome.

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  • harp 2 harp

    Mozart in May The glamour of two golden harps… beautifully played by Eleanor Hudson & Lauren Scott. “Harp2Harp are a treat for the ears as well as the eyes”. Join us for an entertaining evening of music by Mozart, Elgar, Rodgers & Hammerstein and Dave Brubeck – in aid of the Chapel Improvements. Friday 23rdContinue reading…

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  • Mourning Eila Forrester

    This community – indeed the Unitarian movement nationally – is coming to terms with the death of Eila Forrester last Saturday. The daughter of a former Minister here – Rev John Kielty – Eila has been got many years a shining example of commitment and concern, of loyalty and leadership, within this Chapel congregation. AContinue reading…

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  • Heritage Day 14th September

    We had a very successful Heritage Open day on Saturday. We estimate we had about 60 or 70 visitors, many of whom wrote nice comments in our visitor book. In addition 15 people passed through on their guided history walk and we were able to tell some about our regular monthly open days on TreacleContinue reading…

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  • Helen’s AGM news…

    Having only recently returned from our Annual General Meetings at Nottingham University, Jubilee Campus, I just wanted to mention how really good the meetings were – really positive, hopeful and very encouraging. Myself and my friend and colleague Val, came back to our congregation feeling very enthused. It was Val’s first time – I’m anContinue reading…

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