The Parish of Rostherne with Bollington takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously.

We have adopted the national Church of England’s robust procedures and guidelines.

You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at

If you have concerns of a Safeguarding nature, please click on the Safeguarding tab on this page and you will be led to information about who to contact.

The Duke of Edinburgh  1921 - 2021

We are saddened to hear of the death of Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh on Friday 9 April 2021.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family.

It is possible to light a virtual candle in memory of the late Duke and you can do this by going to the Church of England Website: 

There will be a Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Duke of Edinburgh on Sunday afternoon in Chester Cathedral.

Watch the service of thanksgiving from Chester Cathedral on Sunday at 3.30pm.  Go to

Due to the ongoing restrictions attendance at the service is by invitation only, however, the service will be live-streamed via YouTube.  Go to for the link.  You can download the Order of Service as well.

There is also a virtual Book of Condolence set up by the Cathedral.

God of our lives

we give thanks for the life of Prince Philip.

For his love of our country, and for his devotion to duty.

We entrust him now to your love and mercy,

through our redeemer Jesus Christ.  Amen.