This article was included in the March edition of our parish magazine. You can read it again here: We all know how important it is for children to play sport. They learn to play in a team, and they need exercise and fresh air. But a new report shows that in many areas the air … More A breath of fresh air?
January is a time for good resolutions, and giving up animal products for the month helps reduce your carbon footprint, as well as giving yourself a chance to recover from the over indulgence of the festive season … More Veganuary
One day I was walking along Bury New Rd from Strangeways to wards Prestwich. On the other side of the road a man was complaining that none of the buses were stopping for him. I stopped to listen, and realised that he was blind and was standing at a stop where only the 96 stopped. … More Doing buses differently
Water is a precious commodity; life would not be possible without it. Looking out of the window in November you would be forgiven for thinking that we have plenty of water in the UK … More Think outside the sink!
What an amazing number of ecobricks were sent to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Salford to use in their school building projects! When I started my ecobrick I thought it would be really difficult to find enough plastic to fill a bottle, because I really didn’t think I used much … More Life after EcoBricks
We have been trialling the sale of Traidcraft tea, coffee, chocolate and other foods after the Wednesday communion service. Here’s why Fairtrade is important … More A hand up not a handout – how your cuppa can fight poverty
On Sunday 10 March 2019 we launched our Year of Creation under the hashtag EcoChurch. It was a joyous service, featuring songs and poetry by our children and young people, a sermon by Rev Sue, and the presentation of our Bronze EcoChurch Award by Bishop David … More #EcoChurch
Coming in today you will have been given a leaflet telling you about this year’s theme – creation. We shall celebrate the beauty and wonder of the creation, thanking God for all that he has given us … More EcoChurch
At this time of year countless charities, companies and other organisations try to boost their coffers buy persuading people like you and me to buy their Christmas cards … More Christmas Cards