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A specialist dementia care home has opened a pet therapy facility for residents. Phyllis Trimm is pictured with rabbit Tinkerbell and carer Kelly Wilson.

Animal friends join Buckshaw care home residents living with dementia

Fluffy rabbits and cuddly guinea pigs are bringing delight to residents at a care home in Chorley.

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Police were pictured carrying large brown bags earlier

Man detained after 'chase' through Buckshaw Village

A man has been detained following a search in Buckshaw Village tonight, police said.

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Preston Magistrates Court

Driver in court at Preston over death of cyclist Dylan

A driver has appeared in court 10 months after 15-year-old cyclist Dylan Crossey was killed in a collision with a car on a country lane near Preston.

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Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

Plans have been submitted for a new drive-thru KFC outlet in a Lancashire village.

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Donna Quarmby with one of the residents at The Grange in Buckshaw Retirement Village

The Grange in Buckshaw Village gear up for garden in bloom

Green-fingered residents of an assisted-living site in Chorley are preparing for their entry into a gardens in bloom competition.

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Dylan Crossey

Driver charged over Dylan death

Police have charged a 42-year-old motorist over the death of 15-year-old Dylan Crossey in Whitestake near Preston 10 months ago.

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Kirsty Gwyn-Thomas and Rev Paul Critchley in Home Front - Front Line

Chorley and Fylde actors to take on the Edinburgh Fringe

A Chorley actress will be making her debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival next week.

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Mobile cocktail bar The RoadHaus stolen from Buckshaw Village

Mobile cocktail bar The RoadHaus stolen from Buckshaw Village

A red and white mobile cocktail bar nicknamed Petros has been stolen from Buckshaw Village.

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Derian House staff Richard Duckett and John Rullo (as Robin Hood) with Hiawatha and Rapunzel, from Pop Up Princesses who support the work of Derian House Childrens Hospice.

Derian House holds fairy tale Sleep Walk Under the Stars through Chorley

The community is invited to embark on a magical journey under the stars to support children with life limiting and terminal conditions.

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Staff from Adecco took part in a hike through the Lake District for Macmillan Cancer Support

Twin power as Adecco managers from Preston and Lancaster take on London Triathlon

Two twin managers are preparing to go head to head in a triathlon in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
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Residents at The Grange, in Buckshaw Village, try out a new VR trial  from PrimeVR

Buckshaw retirement residents try out Virual Reality

Residents at a retirement village explored the depths of the ocean without leaving their seats as they took part in a virtual reality trial which is set to revolutionise care for older people.

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Pilates

Have a go at .... pilates

The art of controlled movements, which should look and feel like a workout
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Residents, the team and friends of the Buckshaw Retirement Village enjoyed a stroll around the village to raise awareness of mental health.

Buckshaw Retirement Village organises mental health walk

Staff at a retirement village in Chorley organised a Walk for Change in support of Mental Health Awareness Week.

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Theatrical production by Broughton Players

Have a go at.... Amateur dramatics

Theatre performed by amateur actors and singers. Amateur theatre groups may stage plays, revues, musicals, light opera, pantomime or variety shows.
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Workers at Parcelforce in Buckshaw Village held a charity football match for The Baby Beat Appeal

Parcelforce hold football match for Baby Beat Appeal

Warehouse workers enjoyed some friendly rivalry during a charity football match, to honour a baby who was stillborn.
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Kirsty North, Gary North, Angela North, Carol and Ralph Ryder

Charity ball raises plenty of laughs

There were plenty of laughs at a charity ball to raise funds for The Stroke Association.

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The Lodge, Oakbridge Dr, Buckshaw Village, Chorley

Nurse struck off for hitting dementia patient

A nurse has been struck off for 18 months after assaulting a care home resident.

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The Cowshed, Buckshaw Village

Fresh plans for Buckshaw tanning studio

What was a popular coffee shop in Buckshaw Village could become a new tanning salon.

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