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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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.

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 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.

The Big Gig 2017

The Big Gig 2017 is set to take place on Friday 26th May 2017 at Standish Social Club (formerly Standish Labour Club) in aid of Cancer Research UK.

The night will consist of 3 great acts, a fabulous auction and raffle with some really amazing prizes. Tickets are just £6 each and are available from our clerk & event organiser, Mrs Carolyn Cross & her husband, John.

If you would like to make a night of it, they’ve negotiated a great rate with Wrightington Country Club of £85 for a double room and £70 for a single room, including breakfast, use of the spa facilities, car parking and wifi. All the proceeds will go to Cancer Research UK so, why not join them and help them smash last year’s amount of £3950 which was raised on the night.

If anyone would like to donate raffle prizes, or give a donation for Cancer Research please contact Carolyn via phone 01257 423128 or email carolyn.parishcouncil@googlemail.com

Spring Coffee Morning

On Saturday 13th May the Community Centre Trust will be holding an Spring 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.

Mossie Close Play Area

The Parish Council has received some funding from Chorley Council which they are planning to use on PHASE III enhancements to Mossie Close Play Area, at the rear of the houses on Leeson Avenue and Willow Drive, and would like to determine the views of the residents, all school children and young people of Charnock Richard on the following suggestions:

  • The inclusion of a Multi-Use-Games-Area (MUGA) on the site. An area with a hard tarmac surface which would meet the needs of multiple sports within one play area whether it is netball, football, hockey, cricket or basketball.

OR

  • A Zip-Wire, a Viking Swing, a See-Saw, and a Rocking Horse.

It is hoped that the provision of either of these schemes, will add to the existing play provision, will enhance the leisure, play and amenities available to the young people of the Parish and, will make Mossie Close Play Area an all-age inclusive play space for Charnock Richard.

You can download the feedback form below and return it to a Parish Councillor, School, Scouts & Guides,

OR

Your views can be forwarded in writing, or by email to:

Mrs C A Cross -Clerk to the Parish Council
321 Preston Road
Standish
WIGAN
WN6 0QB
Email:  Carolyn.parishcouncil@googlemail.com

PLEASE RESPOND BY:  SATURDAY 6th MAY 2017

Thank you in advance for taking the time to consider these proposals and respond to them.

Christmas Coffee Morning

Chocolate and Mince Pies

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On Saturday 10th December the Community Centre Trust will be holding a Christmas Coffee

Morning between 10am-12pm at the Old School on Charter Lane. There will be tea, coffee, mince pies & a raffle. So why not pop down for 5 minutes for a drink & a catch up.

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.

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 and wanted to avoid parking on the motorway service area and secondly it was being used to display and advertise cars for sale.

The Parish Council decided on a project that had a dual purpose to deter both the nuisance parking and car sale pitch and would introduce a splash of colour to this gateway into Charnock Richard , this was to install a row of flower planters.IMG_20160625_143603

It took a couple of on site meeting by councillors, who were able and available to attend, to kick-start the project. Councillor Taylor drew up plans that were submitted to Chorley B.C.
Some investigation work to determine the whereabouts of underground cables ,that supplied local street lighting was carried out by Councillor Hill. Oak railway sleepers were purchased locally from Rustic Touch in Charnock Richard.

The site was cleared by Councillor Shaw with his mini-digger, who set up a new track breaking record , I’m sure he will be only to glad to explain this feat over a pint if you catch him at the bar.
The planters were assembled on site by the Mill Lane Planters team of Councillors Heaton,Cheetham,Almond and Shaw who also had the responsibility of filling the planters with soil driving the only String Controlled multi-directional dumper still in current service in the UK.

Our Lengthsman Gordon Yates supplied the floral display that you currently see in the planters and Councillor Cheetham added the finishing touches with a coat of wood stain.
The project whilst vastly improves the vacant plot at Mill Lane and adds a splash of colour to this gateway to the village is not quite complete as a small area to the west of the planters needs a little more work to deter nuisance parking but this will be completed in the near future.

Regards,
Mel Almond
Chairman