Buckshaw Village

Buckshaw Village

Buckshaw author's debut novel Ink is up for top literary award

Alice Broadway, a writer from Buckshaw Village, has been nominated for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018.

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Volunteers join dementia friendly Market Square at Buckshaw Retirement Village

A Chorley care village is welcoming an intake of volunteers to support its dementia friendly Market Square.

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Craig Dixon, in the red, with other residents in Elan Place in Buckshaw Village. 'On the far left: Conservative county councillor for Euxton, Buckshaw and Astley, Aidy Riggott

Buckshaw Village residents stand firm in ground rent battle over leasehold properties

Residents are fighting back as further injustices in the battle against the leasehold scandal come to light.

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Aqua aerobics

Where you can do aqua aerobics in Lancashire: With video

The performance of aerobic exercise in fairly shallow water such as in a swimming pool. Also known as waterobics, aquatic fitness, aquafitness, aquafit.
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Becky Lizz, the reigning Miss Chorley opened the Christmas Market, in Market Square, The Lodge, in Buckshaw Retirement Village.

Miss Chorley opens Christmas market at The Lodge in Buckshaw Village

A dementia care home in Chorley celebrated over the festive season by hosting a Christmas market, which was opened by Miss Chorley 2017.

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Rosie Rimmer at the Lodge Artists Annual Exhibition

Lodge Artists in Chorley celebrate their work

Members of Lodge Artists celebrated their work during an awards evening.

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Buckshaw VAMP and Buckshaw Youth Association have worked closely together to produce backdrops for VAMP's Robin Hood panto

Buckshaw groups club together for Robin Hood panto

A Buckshaw community has joined forces to give audiences a treat.
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Chorley Christmas market

Where are this year's Christmas markets in Lancashire?

Here is a round up of festive markets in the region.
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Sweaty Mama natal fit group in Chorley is collecting Christmas gifts for children at Derian House

Sweaty Mama in Buckshaw Village to deliver Christmas wishes to children at Derian House

A mother and baby fitness group in Chorley is collecting Christmas gifts for children at Derian House.
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John Dowling went on the seven-day break with his daughter Maggie Harrison, 68, and grandson doctor Ian Blessey, 38.

War veteran from Buckshaw Village makes a visit to remember

Second World War veteran John Dowling from Buckshaw Village has made a remembrance trip to Normandy.

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Visitors tuck into popcorn at new 20-seater cinema at Buckshaw Retirement Village

Visitors tuck into popcorn at new 20-seater cinema at Buckshaw Retirement Village

Guests to a retirement village kicked back to watch Beauty and the Beast at its new 20-seater cinema.

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Indian dish

Lancashire recommends... Indian take-aways

Readers have voted.
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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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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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