St Cross Church

HMS Blackcap Commemoration Service – all welcome

The modern industrial and distribution estates to the east and south of the village are built on what was originally the Royal Naval Air Station known as HMS Blackcap.  The station’s name is commemorated in the new road between Stretton Road and Dipping Brook Road to the West of the […]

New Curate for Appleton Thorn Parish

Reverend Alan Jewell, the Vicar of St Matthew’s, Stretton and St Cross, Appleton Thorn has announced that Ruth Mock has been appointed Assistant Curate to the parishes following consultation with Wardens and PCCs of both Stretton and Appleton Thorn parishes. Ruth is currently the Diocesan Family Life Officer, based at Church House […]

St Cross Church 130th Anniversary

St Cross Church, Appleton Thorn – sometimes known as Holy Cross Church – celebrates its 130th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, the church will be open on Saturday 10th September from 10:00AM to 5:00PM. There will be displays of the church’s history and refreshments on offer. On the […]