Christmas Coffee Morning

On 9th December the Community Centre Trust will be holding a Coffee Morning between 10am-12pm at the Old School on Charter Lane. There will be tea, coffee, cakes, a quiz, a raffle & a book exchange. So why not bring your family for a drink & meet up with friends.

A Christmas Celebration

On Sunday 26th November the Community Centre Trust will be holding a Christmas Celebration Afternoon between 2pm-4pm at the Old School on Charter Lane. There will be:

  • afternoon tea & coffee
  • cakes, homemade mince pies & stollen
  • mulled wine
  • a bottle tombola
  • a raffle
  • a book exchange
  • Christmas music

Entry is just £5 so why not stop by with your family for a warming drink & join in the festivities!

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Best Kept Garden Competition 2017

On 9th November a presentation evening was held in the Football Club to celebrate the winners of this year’s Best Kept Garden Competition.

The evening was hosted by the Parish Council Clerk, Carolyn Cross, Chairman Allan Shaw & Vice-Chairman Ann Bishop. This year the prizes were presented to the winners by the Mayor & Mayoress of Chorley, Councillor Mark Perks and Pat Haughton.

The judging for the competition was kindly done again by
Mr. David Brown from The Chorley & District Gardening Society.

The successful residents who won garden centre vouchers this year were:

Small Gardens
3rd – Mr & Mrs Pilling, 66 Lichen Close, Charnock Richard.
2nd – Mrs S Jackson, 4 Lichen Close, Charnock Richard.
1st – Mr Ericson, 30 Neargates, Charnock Richard.

Medium Gardens
3rd – Mr & Mrs Dimsdale, 12 Lichen Close, Charnock Richard
2nd – Mr & Mrs Bennett, Hawthorne Cottage, Charnock Richard..
1st – Mr & Mrs Rostron, 3 The Foxwood, Charnock Richard

Large Gardens
3rd – Mr & Mrs Matthews, The Old Post Office Farm, Brook Lane, Charnock Richard
2nd – Mr & Mrs Lucas, Roscoe House Farm, Delph Lane, Charnock Richard
1st – Mr & Mrs Lundy, Bolton Green Cottage, Back Lane, Charnock Richard

In addition to the winners, other members of the community were recognised for their efforts on the evening such as our Parish Lengthsman, Mr. Gordon Yates & Mr. Norman Brown for his work of adding a lovely flash of colour to the railway bridge on Chorley Lane.

The evening concluded as an informal social evening with an excellent buffet provided by Ian Holland.

November Coffee Morning

On 11th November the Community Centre Trust will be holding a Coffee Morning between 10am-12pm at the Old School on Charter Lane. There will be tea, coffee, cakes, a quiz, a raffle & a book exchange. So why not bring your family for a drink & meet up with friends.

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Road Closure

Part of Back Lane from Sibbering Brow to Calderbank Farm will be closed from 9:00am – 4:30pm on Wednesday 15th November 2017.

The temporary closure is necessary to enable electrical maintenance & refurbishment work to be carried out on a transformer.

An alternative route for traffic is:
Back Lane – Wigan Road – Dawbers Lane – Southport Road – Lydiate Lane – Towngate – Parr Lane – Red Lane to Back Lane

Become a Parish Councillor

Following the resignation of Councillor Mel Almond a Vacancy exists for a Parish Councillor on Charnock Richard Parish Council.

Interested parties should apply in writing or by email to:
Mrs C A Cross
Clerk to Charnock Richard Parish Council
43 Kingsmead
Chorley
PR7 3JY
Email: carolyn.parishcouncil@googlemail.com

Applicants are asked to give details relating to connections with the Parish, any involvement currently undertaken with organisations within the Parish and details of any interests or work experience which they consider may be useful.

Closing Date for Applications: 5th November 2017

October Coffee Morning

On 21st October the Community Centre Trust will be holding a Coffee Morning between 10am-12pm at the Old School on Charter Lane. There will be tea, coffee, cakes, a quiz, a raffle & a book exchange. So why not bring your family for a drink & meet up with friends.

Autumn Coffee Morning

autumn cmOn 16th September the Community Centre Trust will be holding a Autumn Coffee Morning between 10am-12pm at the Old School on Charter Lane. There will be tea, coffee, cakes, a quiz, a raffle & a book exchange. So why not bring your family for a drink & meet up with friends. All proceeds raised will go towards the restoration of the Old School. In addition, if anyone can volunteer their time or donate prizes for the event it would be greatly appreciated. Please email margaretstewart@btconnect.com if you can help in any way.

Coffee Morning

On 12th August the Community Centre Trust will be holding a coffee 1Coffee Morning between 10am-12pm at the Old School on Charter Lane. There will be tea, coffee, cakes & a raffle. So why not bring your family for a drink & meet up with friends. All proceeds raised will go towards the restoration of the Old School. In addition, if anyone can volunteer their time or donate prizes for the event it would be greatly appreciated. Please email margaretstewart@btconnect.com if you can help in any way.

Summer Coffee Morning

On Saturday 8th July the Community Centre Trust will be holding a Coffee Morning between 10am-12pm at the Old School on Charter Lane. There will be tea, coffee, cakes & a raffle. So why not bring your family for a drink & meet up with friends.

All proceeds raised will go towards the restoration of the Old School.

In addition, if anyone can volunteer their time or donate prizes for the event it would be greatly appreciated.

Please email margaretstewart@btconnect.com if you can help in any way.