Buckshaw Village

Buckshaw Village

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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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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