Buckshaw Village

Buckshaw Village

Retirement village gets in the festive spirit

Shoppers and local families started the festive season with a Christmas afternoon event at a retirement village in Chorley.

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Alison Evans and South Ribble Runners lead a run with residents of The Grange Assisted Living

Retired but still running...

Residents at Buckshaw’s retirement village were put through their paces during a festive run.

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Buckshaw Village residents preparing for the annual Christmas fete

Chorley festive fete brings community together

Christmas shoppers and local families have been invited to a festive afternoon at Buckshaw Retirement Village, Chorley, on Saturday November 26, from 1-4pm.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court list - November 1 2016

Here is a list of cases at Chorley and Preston magistrates' courts.
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Neil Calvert

Long-serving trustee to bid farewell to Derian House

A long-standing trustee of a children’s hospice is stepping down after more than a decade.
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Last year's Winter Sparkle

Get ready for a winter wonderland

Christmas is nearly here, as a children’s hospice launches its annual Winter Sparkle Spectacular.
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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court list - Tuesday October 25 2016

Here is a list of cases involving Chorley or Leyland offenders at Chorley or Preston magistrates' courts

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Derian Danni meets Lucy Carter (specialists manager) and Kevin Fitzgerald (duty manager) at the Booths store in Chorley

Pop to the shops and help Derian House

One of Lancashire’s leading supermarket chains has teamed up with Derian House Children’s Hospice to sell its popular audio bedtime story collection.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court list - October 18 2016

Here is a list of cases heard at Chorley Magistrates' Court.
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Fire walk

Walk over fire to help children with disabilities

Plucky volunteers will be walking across hot coals in aid of children with terminal or life limiting illnesses.

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Walkers take part in Derian House's Sleep Walk Under the Stars

Sleep walk goes like a dream

More than 180 sleep walkers lit up the streets as they took part in a major fund-raising event for Derian House Children’s Hospice.
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Last year's Dames on the Run

The Dames are back on the Run

Grab your frocks guys, as Dames On The Run is making a return next month to help raise cash for Derian House.
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A lorry parked in a residential area of Buckshaw Village

Fury as drivers use village as toilet stop

HGV drivers are causing concerns in a village by parking overnight and littering residential areas.

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(left to right) Kath Lane Lottery Development Officer for St Catherine's Hospice, Chorley Lions Alex Scott, Tesco Chorley Buckshaw Store Manager Paul Stopforth, Chorley Lions Club Member Frank Norris, Sophie Saunders Derian House Children's Hospice Fundraising Manager, Derian House Children's Hospice Mascot Derian Danni (Dan Hulme), Tesco Community Champion Gary Morrison, Chorley Lions Club Member Neil Murgatroyd, President John Lashmar and Lions Mascot (Barbara Morgan) and Velma Boulter from Chorley Lions Club.

Charities cheque out with supermarket cash boost

Three local charities have been selected to share a £2,250 community donation from Tesco Chorley Buckshaw.

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Stephanie and Simon Foley

Magical evening to help premature babies

A salon owner has raised more than £3,000 to help give premature babies the best start in life.

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Karl Fleming, Clare Traynor, Hannah Robinson and Jo Gore get ready to launch Buckshaw Green Man 5K

Weekly run for children's charity has gathered great pace

A new weekly run aimed at raising funds for children has gathered more than 100 participants before it has even started.
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The Lodge at Buckshaw Retirement Village

Nurse ‘punched dementia sufferer in the head’ hearing told

A NURSE punched a dementia sufferer in the head, then claimed he was simply intervening to stop residents hitting each other, a hearing was told.

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Moth balled: Caterpillars have devoured bushes and covered walls and fences in cobweb-like silk in Buckshaw Village

Have you seen the army of caterpillars that have invaded Lancashire?

It seems the very hungry caterpillar may have come to Lancashire, as an army of bugs have cocooned hedges and walls in a silk-like web.

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Official opening of the new Aldi superstore in Buckshaw Village, Chorley. The first 100 customers received golden tickets to win exclusive prizes. Picture by Paul Heyes, Thursday May 26, 2016.

Shoppers queue for hours for new Aldi store

KEEN shoppers queued for hours in the rain to be among the first in to the new Aldi store in Buckshaw Village.

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Surprise snowfall hits Lancashire

Heavy snow fell in parts of Lancashire this morning catching out commuters as they made their way into work following the Easter break.

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