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Staff go the extra mile for fundraising

Posted by admin on September 14, 2017


The Lodge opens pet shop for residents

Posted by admin on August 14, 2017






The Grange supports mental health awareness week

Posted by admin on May 12, 2017



Week of foodie fun kicks off across Hica

Posted by admin on March 13, 2017



Musicians treat residents to festive show

Posted by admin on December 22, 2016

Residents at The Lodge were treated to a special festive surprise by two professional musicians.


Buckshaw Retirement Village gets in the festive spirit

Posted by admin on December 6, 2016

Shoppers and local families started the festive season with the annual Christmas Fete at Buckshaw Retirement Village


Festive fete brings community together

Posted by admin on November 24, 2016

Christmas shoppers and local families have been invited to a festive afternoon at Buckshaw Retirement Village, Chorley, on Saturday November 26, from 1-4pm.


Blooming marvellous recognition for care facility

Posted by admin on November 2, 2016


MacMillan Coffee Morning at The Lodge

Posted by admin on October 4, 2016


Management restructure at Hica

Posted by admin on September 7, 2016



Influential care home celebrates gold anniversary

Posted by admin on May 24, 2016


Triple celebration at The Lodge

Posted by admin on May 13, 2016




Christmas Fayre

Posted by admin on November 19, 2015

The start of the festive season is here!


Stepping Out for Charity

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

A sponsored walk organised by The Lodge at Buckshaw Retirement Village has raised over £350 for Alzheimer’s Disease and the Buckshaw Residents’ Fund.


New Appointment

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

The Lodge is delighted to announce that it is expanding to meet demand. A new £1million extension is coupled with the appointment of Debbie McCabe as Registered Manager.


Lodge Staff Win at North West Care Awards

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

Two members of staff at The Lodge dementia care facility at Chorley have won top accolades in the Great North West Care Awards, a scheme which celebrates excellence in social care and pays tribute to those who work in the sector throughout England.


Friends and Family Summer BBQ at the Lodge

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

On Saturday 26th July the Market Square this time plays host to the Friends and Family Summer Barbeque with a suitable summery Hawaiian theme.


Staff at pioneering specialist dementia care village, The Lodge, at Buckshaw Retirement Village in Chorley are celebrating having gained another prestigious accolade.


Open University Chooses The Lodge As Case Study

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

After gaining a number of prestigious awards for its design, The Lodge, the pioneering dementia care facility at Buckshaw Retirement Village near Chorley, has gained a further accolade – it has been chosen by the Open University to be a case study for students throughout the world who are taking a specialist dementia care course.


The Lodge & The Grange Sign up for Food Cruise

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

Both The Lodge and The Grange have signed up for The Hica Group’s 2015 Food Cruise.


When septuagenarian Norma Smith suffered a fall last year, she worried it would mean the end of her favourite hobbies.


Buckshaw’s very own House Doctor

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

Buckshaw Retirement Village’s very own House Doctor, Maria Baker, takes the hassle and stress out of moving.


The Court win In Bloom Award

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

Residents of The Court were surprised recently when Director of Operations presented them with a Judge’s Special Mention Award for their horticultural entry in the Hica in Bloom competition.


Hica Announce In Bloom 2015 competition

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

Following on from last year’s hugely successful Hica in Bloom competition, the 2015 competition has just been announced by the Hica Group’s Shine Committee.


Buckshaw Retiremnent Village Xmas Fayre is here!

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

One sure sign of Christmas approaching is the annual Buckshaw Retirement Village Christmas Fayre, which this year is being held on November 29th in The Court from 1 – 4pm.


Sold! Last Apartment Reserved at Buckshaw

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

A big ‘well done’ to our sales team who have just taken the final reservation in The Court.


Buckshaw’s very own House Doctor

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

Buckshaw Retirement Village’s very own House Doctor, Maria Baker, takes the hassle and stress out of moving.


Moving House – It Can be a Piece of Cake at Any Age

Posted by admin on October 23, 2015

It’s many people’s dream to retire to the countryside, however, 84 year old, Mrs Darnton has done the opposite and moved from her remote bungalow of 30 years and found her perfect home in Chorley.