Hospice walk

Date published: 22 February 2016

TAKE on a challenge for Dr Kershaw’s by signing up for this year’s Hospice to Hospice Walk on April 24.

The walk takes participants from Dr Kershaw’s Hospice in Royton to Springhill Hospice in Rochdale and back. Registration, costing £7, is now open online at

FIR Lane Methodist Church Crafters group will be selling excess materials to raise church funds on Saturday, 10am-noon. They include card-making supplies, material and jewellery beads as well as craft books.

Royton artist Robert Lees is hosting his third exhibition of landscape paintings at Royton Library until the end of the month. The painter is showcasing 18 prints of his work, which include scenes from Royton, Saddleworth and Chadderton.

TRINITY Methodist Church, Radcliffe Street, is celebrating Fairtrade fortnight by selling Fairtrade goods and groceries during a coffee morning on Thursday, March 3, 9am-noon.

ROYTON Townswomen’s Guild will host its AGM and charity cheque presentation evening on Tuesday, March 8, at Royton Town Hall from 7.30pm. The event is also the perfect chance for people to go along to find out what the guild is all about. Entrance costs £2 for members and £3 for visitors, including refreshments.

A PLANNING application has been received for the contruction of an industrial building at Mossdown Road, Royton.

GRAVELHOLE Methodist Church, on Castleton Road, Thornham, holds a Chapel Community Shop on the first Tuesday of every month, 9am-12.15pm.