Lent is the period of 40 days which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar.
Beginning on Ash Wednesday, Lent is a time when Christians remember the 40 days and 40 nights Jesus spent alone in the desert without food… Continue reading
Mothering Sunday is held on the fourth Sunday of Lent. It is exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday and usually falls in the second half of March or early April. This year it falls on Sunday, March 31st. However, when… Continue reading
The morning was damp with the threat of rain in the air. As everyone stood quietly in reflection during the two minutes silence at 11:00 there were drops of rain, but they seemed to clear soon after Reveille was blown… Continue reading
On Sunday 14th October 2018 the Manchester Half Marathon took place for a fourth year and unfortunately it was a wet, wet, wet morning. However, whilst the bad weather delayed the start of the race, it did not stop residents… Continue reading
WIN 2 TICKETS FOR THE CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION CONCERT Simply email firstname.lastname@example.org by 1pm on Wednesday 12th December. First person to do so will win the 2 free tickets.
If you are not lucky enough to win, don’t worry tickets are… Continue reading
Every year in November, the Royal British Legion, distribute poppies as symbols of Remembrance and host events for the nation to come together and remember the fallen of the Armed Forces.
The first Poppy Appeal was held in 1921, the… Continue reading
Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a holiday celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. It became an official Federal holiday in 1863, when, during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of “Thanksgiving… Continue reading
As July approached eight year old Alfie was planning his summer holiday activities.
Swimming at the YMCA, picnics in the park, water-skiing at the water park in Sale and playing with his friends. However, he had to think carefully how… Continue reading
April Fools’ Day, which is sometimes called All Fools’ Day, is one of the most light-hearted days of the year and is celebrated in many countries on April 1st every year. It is widely recognized and celebrated as a day… Continue reading