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Shoebox appeal 2016

28th November 2016 Successful Christmas appeal at St Giles St Giles Pontefract and St Mary’s Chequerfield have collected 101 shoeboxes for the charity Operation Christmas Child. Diane Williams, the organiser at St Giles, said that the response from the congregations and supporters has been fantastic this year, and we will be aiming even higher next […]

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St Giles’ Church Winter Clothing Collection for Refugees in the Middle East

September 2016 St Giles’ Church would like to thank everyone who has contributed to this collection for people who have lost everything and are now left homeless or are living in refugee camps because of the fighting in Syria and Iraq. Members of Churches, people linked to St Giles’ through its Community Centre activities and […]

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South Garden

St Giles Garden helped the town achieve an award in the competition in 2016. Pontefract in Bloom is very proud to announce that it has been awarded Silver Gilt by Britain in Bloom Yorkshire This is an improvement on summer 2015 when Pontefract was awarded Silver.The Council is no longer able to fund flowers for […]

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