Holy trinity Bickerstaffe church members tidy up graveyard

On Saturday 15th July a group of Holy Trinity Bickerstaffe church members completed a major tidy up of their graveyard. The current graveyard has been in use since 1844. The graveyard is maintained during the year by a combination of a contract gardener and church members. The graveyard will be full by the end of … Read more

Commemorative service held at Holy Trinity Church, Bickerstaffe

On Sunday 2nd July at Holy Trinity Church Bickerstaffe a special commemorative service took place for the new internal church doors.   The new doors replace the original ones and have glass windows, making the church brighter and more welcoming. We can now see people coming into church and this means anyone who needs support can … Read more

Bats and churches to benefit thanks to National Lottery

The future of bats and the historic churches they can inhabit is looking brighter thanks to National Lottery support of £3.8m. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has approved the development stage and initial funding of £3.8million for the 5 year “Bats in Churches” partnership project, bringing together wildlife and heritage conservation and church organisations to … Read more

Bickerstaffe Harvest Celebration and Hot-pot lunch

Holy Trinity Bickerstaffe had their Harvest Celebration followed by a Hot-pot Harvest lunch on Sunday 9th October. The service was led by Reverend Andrew Housley. The Hot-pot was provided by the Tartan Tearooms in Rainford. This year’s Harvest Project is through the Compassion UK, a couple of years ago both the church and school raised money … Read more