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Shrigley Reunion goes online

Shrigley Reunion goes online

Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:05

The Shrigley Old Boys are recreating their reunion this year as a 'virtual' event, on the last weekend of September.

In the current situation, it was no longer possible to hold the planned reunion at the former Salesian Missionary College, Shrigley (now Shrigley Hall Hotel and Spa, near Macclesfield). Instead, on the evening of Saturday 26 September, Old Boys and their families and friends will be able... Read More »

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Shrigley reunion postponed

Shrigley reunion postponed

Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:53

The reunion of the Shrigley Old Boys planned for September 2020, has had to be postponed until next year, owing to Covid-19 restrictions.

While this is disappointing, it will be savoured all the more when it happens, and there are plans afoot for virtual events, especially as this year is the 150th anniversary of the Past Pupils of Don Bosco.

Bernard O'Neill is coordinating planning, and you can email... Read More »

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Salesian Cooperator’s 'Virtual Grandad Walk' for destitute asylum seekers

Salesian Cooperator’s 'Virtual Grandad Walk' for destitute asylum seekers

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 17:27

For Refugee Week, Paul Barnes, Salesian Cooperator, former BOVA volunteer and Shrigley Old Boy, raised funds for the Bolton Destitution Project with a sponsored Virtual Grandad Walk. Between the 20 April and 20 May, Paul strolled 167 miles around Bolton to clock up the equivalent of a trip to see his grandchildren in Hemel Hempstead. (Photo: Bolton News)

Paul is Coordinator of the Bolton Destitution... Read More »

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