Buckshaw Village

Buckshaw Village

Author strikes gold with debut teenage novel

A first-time author from Buckshaw Village is to have her debut novel published and has already signed a book deal promising two more.

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Dylan Crossey

Fundraising legacy for Dylan

Generous school friends of tragic Dylan Crossey have raised over £4,000 for the hospital which tried to save his life.

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John and Isobel Dowling celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary

In sickness and in health - 72 years on

A Second World War soldier who fell in love with his nurse is celebrating 72 glorious years of marriage.
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Liam Morrow, Lindsay Hoyle & Gerard Crompton at Filling Factory Number 1 in Buckshaw Village

Cheers! Buckshaw Village microbar pulls its first pint

Pints and politics mixed at the opening night of a new micro bar in Buckshaw Village.

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Derian House donation, from left, Redrow's Steve Greenhalgh, Julie Atherton, Susie Poppitt from Derian House, Redrow sales director Claire Jarvis, Georgina Cox and Kay Hepson

Double cash delight for hospices

Two hospices are recovering from the surprise of receiving a bumper boost from homebuilder Redrow – and planning how to spend their windfall.

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WORKS: The railway line at Euxton near Chorley

Residents upset by plans to carry out ‘noisy’ railworks improvements during Christmas

There will be no silent night for residents near the railway this Christmas.

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Buckshaw Youth Association team photo left to right: Zoe, Aidy, Chelsea, Hannah, Jack, Alice, Vicky, Harvey, Alan. Michelle and Lee.

Youth group are a great credit

Buckshaw Youth Association are celebrating after handing out their first 150 Time Credits.

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Santa Claus on his motorbike being driven around by his reindeer

Advent doors count down the days to Christmas in Buckshaw Village

A LIFE-sized red door is making its way around Buckshaw Village in advent, counting down the days until Christmas.

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Buckshaw Retirement Village's Christmas afternoon - Jack Cooper, resident and volunteer, and his daughter Susan

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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