Countryside Volunteers Wanted

Lancashire County Council are proposing volunteer opportunities within the Lancashire Countryside Service. There are a range of different opportunities and roles, which reflect the very diverse nature of the portfolio of 90 countryside recreation, open space and forestry site that Lancashire County Council manages.  These roles are;  Information Rangers  Beacon Fell Rangers Site Patrol Rangers ReactiveContinue reading “Countryside Volunteers Wanted”

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 whyContinue reading “A Christmas Celebration”

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, anyContinue reading “Become a Parish Councillor”

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.Continue reading “Summer Coffee Morning”

Coffee Morning

  On Saturday 17th June 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 theContinue reading “Coffee Morning”

Mill Lane Planters

The Mill Lane Gateway into Charnock Richard was perceived by the Parish Council as a problem spot, at it’s junction with Preston Road the vacant land was being used for a number of purposes that didn’t enhance the area, firstly it was being used as a car park for commuters who were co-sharing transport andContinue reading “Mill Lane Planters”

Yarrow INNS Project

Regular conservation volunteers, and pretty much anyone who likes to get into the great outdoors, will be familiar with Himalayan Balsam and its ability to take over vast areas of woodlands and River Banks. Pretty as it pink flowers may be, it is one of a number of unwanted, non-native weeds threatening to take overContinue reading “Yarrow INNS Project”

Balsam Bashing

Borough Councillor Paul Leadbetter has organised a second year of Balsam Bashing along Sharratt’s Path. Himalayan Balsam is an extremely invasive weed & a single plant can spread its seeds 22ft away! Please stop by to help out on Monday 20th June from 18:30 to help out, even if you can only spare 5 minutesContinue reading “Balsam Bashing”