Category: Village News

Macmillan Coffee Morning

A Macmillan Coffee Morning was held in the Clubhouse on Saturday 30th September. After adding in a few donations from people who were unable to attend, a total of £125.16 was raised. Thanks to those who donated cakes and biscuits,…

AED / PAD

After seeing a British Heart Foundation post on Facebook, the Club Treasurer applied on behalf of the village for a grant to fully fund a PAD (Public Access Defibrillator). The application was made through the British Heart Foundation who were…

Warm-reekin’, rich!

The Club hosted a Burns’ Supper on Wednesday 25th January to raise funds for the Parish church. 48 people came and enjoyed a tasty four course meal prepared by the church wardens, Margaret Warrener and Elaine Whittaker. After a prawn…

Macmillan Coffee Morning success

BCC provided the venue for a Macmillan Coffee Morning on 26th September. The event was well supported by those who came and contributions were also forthcoming from some of the builders working in the village. There were plenty of donations…

May Day walk

Over twenty people and several dogs enjoyed wonderful Bank Holiday weather (for a change!) for the annual Parish Walk, organised by the Parish Council. Some seemed to be  struggling towards the end due to the heat and the cool interior…

St George’s Day Supper

The Club again hosted the St George’s Day Supper, organised by members of the Buckworth Parish Church to raise funds for the Church Restoration Fund. A splendid spread, with choices of main course and dessert followed by cheese and biscuits,…

Buckworth welcomes baby Maisie …

Congratulations to Maggie and Neil Hateley on the birth of Maisie. Maisie arrived at 18:10 on Saturday 9th March, weighing in at a very healthy 9 lb 1 oz (4.118 kg). Mother and daughter (and father) are reported to be…

Diamond Jubilee Tree

Parish Councillors Peter Waterhouse and Phil Cooper dug deep into the clay to plant a tree to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The Malus “John Downie” sits in its smart metal cage in the triangle near to the old telephone box.

Richard and Jen tie the knot

Richard Tolson, our vice chairman, tied the knot this week in Buckworth church.  It was a real village occasion and  luckily the weather managed to stay good to add the final touch. After the ceremony, the couple made their way…