Since 2008, many young musical residents of Buckshaw Village have been committed to playing their brass or woodwind instruments in the Buckshaw Youth band.
This band play at many local community and charity events.
This fortnightly group for ladies meets for a social meeting on a fortnightly basis. They meet at Whittle-le-Woods Methodist Schoolroom on Preston Road at 8:00 pm and usually have a speaker on various interesting topics.
After the talk refreshments are served (tea, coffee and biscuits) which allows members to socialise and chat till the meeting ends, generally at about 9:45 p.m.
New members are always welcome - so contact Val Potter on telephone 01257 265413 for more details, if you are interested in going along.
Project Dance is a small but ever growing dance school which operated from Whittle Village Hall offering afternoon and evening classes throughout the week for children from ages 3+ in Ballet, Tap, Modern & Jazz.
More information, including a timetable can be found on the Project Dance website http://www.project-dance.co.uk.
The Beehive Mother and Toddler group meet at the Community Hall on Mondays between 10.00-12.00.
For more information contact Christine on 01257 415669.
Find out more about the local scouting groups, including Whittle and Clayton-le-Woods Scouts.
The Scouting Association offers groups for:
Beaver Scouts (age 6-8),
Cub Scouts (age 8-10),
Scouts (age 10-14),
Explorer Scouts (age 14-18)
and the Scout Network (age 18-25).
Whittle & Clayton Cub Scouts meet every Monday during term time, from 7.15 to 8.45pm at the District Centre.
The leaders are:
- Ian Pattison (Akela)
- Lynne Whitehead (Baloo)
- Jeff Yates (Bagheera)
- Julia Jacques (Chil)
For more information about meeting times and everything else you'll need to know, check out the local scout website:
Alternatively, information can be found on their Facebook site https://www.facebook.com/whittleandclaytoncubs.
Whittle FC, founded and based at the Roebuck in Whittle-le-Woods was formed in 2006. The club play in the Chorley and District Alliance League at their ground, the Kemirates on Ken Mill Lane in Whittle-le-Woods.
More information can be found on the Whittle FC website at http://www.saturdayfooty.com/WhittleFC.html
Whittle & Clayton-le-Woods Cricket Club plays in the Moore & Smalley Palace Shield, with the 1st XI playing in Division 2 and the 2nd XI play in Division 4.
The club also operate two junior teams in the Under-17 and Under-15 age brackets.
Outdoor training is run at the ground on Tuesdays from April onwards at 6 p.m.
More information about the club can be found at http://wclewoods.play-cricket.com.