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St Helens Parish Church
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Saturday, June 18: David Morris, a former world champion whistler, along with the St Helens Youth Brass Band will be in concert as part of Christ Church Eccleston Building For the Future fund-raising. Tickets are £7 adults, £3 children, which includes a free prize draw for children and adults. The venue is St Julie’s Church on Howards Lane, Eccleston, at 7.30pm. For tickets please ring 01744 28642.

Saturday, June 18: St James the Great, Haydock, hold a family fun day and car boot sale between 10am and 2pm. More details from Phil Peplow on 07934 068496.

Saturday, June 18: St Paul’s Church, Blackbrook, hold a summer fayre from 2pm to 4pm. All welcome.

Saturday, June 18: St Paul’s Church, Blackbrook, will be holding a summer fayre between 2pm and 4pm. All welcome.

Saturday, June 18: Emmanual Church, Wargrave Road, Newton, will hold their summer fair, starting at 1.30 pm.

Thursday, June 23: St Aidan’s Church’s Mother’s Union will met for a talk from Margery Holt, a retired policewoman.

Friday, June 24: West Street Independent Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale from 6.30pm in the church hall. Admission costs 20p.

Saturday, June 25: English Martyrs in Haydock will be holding a summer fayre on the school playground, Chapel Street, between noon and 4pm. There will be plenty of stalls, raffles, entertainment and refreshments.

Saturday, June 25: The people of St Helens are being invited to help recognise the sacrifices made by our armed forces and veterans by attending the Armed Forces Day celebrations at the war memorial in Victoria Square. The proceedings get under way with a gathering of the parade at the Hardshaw Street side of the Town Hall at 11.40 am. For more information go to or telephone 01744 675305.

Thursday, June 30: A concert to raise funds for Peasley Cross United Reform Church will be held on 7.30pm at Toll Bar with Prescot URC, Freckleton Road, Tickets are priced £5 and are available by calling Helen from the church on 01744 756032.

Saturday July 2: St Mark’s, St Helens and St Thomas, Eccleston, are holding a strawberry fayre at the Gamble Hall field, Bishop Road, St Helens. St Thomas CofE Primary School and the two churches’ youth organizations are all taking part in a traditional church fete, which will take place from 2pm to 4pm.