Buckshaw Village

Buckshaw Village

Dylan Crossey's mum launches new campaign for inquest

The mum of a young footballer killed in a crash says she wants more answers about what happened to her son.

Chorley Business and Technology Centre, where Our Vault Ltd are based (Image: Google).

Insurance company from Chorley fined £70,000 for making more than 55,000 unsolicited calls

An insurance company from Chorley have been fined an eye-watering £70,000 for illegally making nuisance telephone calls - with one man contacted 19 times despite letting them know he wasn't interested.
Fraser Cash

Man with cerebral palsy to walk a mile for Rainbow House in Mawdesley

A man with cerebral palsy is hoping to inspire others and show there are no limits by walking a mile without his wheelchair.
The Lodge resident Phylis Trimm trying out virtual reality

Residents at The Lodge in Buckshaw Village go back in time with VR

A specialist dementia care home based in Chorley has taken some of its residents back in time to experience past memories, with the help of a virtual reality (VR) app.

Betty Buchanan, Elena Holt and Tanya Pearce

Buckshaw Retirement Village celebrates its 10th anniversary

An award-winning retirement village in Chorley has celebrated its 10th anniversary.

WATCH: Buckshaw Village man launches album with music collective

A church youth worker has launched his first album as part of a large musicians collective.
Dawson Lane

Weight limit and lower speed limit agreed for Dawson Lane in Chorley

Wagon drivers will not be able to use Dawson Lane near Buckshaw Village as a through route after new rules have been brought in.

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Rapper $milez with residents and staff from Buckshaw Retirement Village

Rapper $milez joins residents at Buckshaw Retirement Village

Residents at a Chorley retirement village were all smiles recently, after a performance from a Chester rap/hip-hop artist.

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Firefighters cut crash victim from car after smash in Buckshaw Village

A crash between two vehicles in Main Street, Buckshaw Village, meant firefighters had to treat four people, emergency services said.

Alice Broadway (centre) on her book tour taking part in a panel discussion

Author Alice Broadway from Buckshaw Village launches new book in fantasy trilogy

An author from Buckshaw Village has just released her second novel in a fantasy trilogy.

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Shelley Gluyas will set the runners off at the Race for Life event

Buckshaw Village’s Shelley poised to be at the starting line at Race for Life in Preston

Although Shelley Gluyas’s mum and grandmother had both battled breast cancer, it came as a complete surprise when she was diagnosed in October last year.

Nick Jones,owner of FitBox

Nick Jones launches second FitBox in Buckshaw Village

A former professional fencer has turned his attentions to becoming a personal trainer, with an added focus of helping clients with disabilities and health concerns.

Stephen Baylis and John Bossom working to fix bikes donated by Hewitt Cycle at The Lodge, in Buckshaw Retirement Village

Hewitt Cycles in Leyland donate bikes to The Lodge in Buckshaw Village for restoration project

Residents at a care village in Chorley are gearing up to take on a bike restoration project thanks to a donation from a local business.

Marsden Rawsthorns Janet Moffatt and Karen Birchall with Preston City 10 Mile Road Race organiser Michael Brennand and Rosemere Cancer Foundations head of fundraising Dan Hill

Chorley and Preston firm Marsden Rawsthorn to sponsor City of Preston 10 Mile Road Race for Rosemere

Staff from a Lancashire law firm are keeping to a running brief to show support for one of their colleagues who has battled cancer.

Kentucky Fried Chicken want to bring a branch to Barnes Wallis Way  but dozens of residents are in a flap about the idea.

New fast food outlet amid chicken crisis

Feathers are flying over a chicken restaurant’s plans to open up in Buckshaw Village.

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Alice Broadway,

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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Peter and Patricia Baldwin

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.

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.

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.
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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