An appeal has been issued to extend the scope of youth and community activities in Buckshaw village.

For the second straight year the council is backing a fund which will foster greater community ties in the fledgling area.

Voluntary, community and faith groups can bid for grants of between £500 and £5,000, which must be spent over the next 12 months.

For details visit www.chorley.gov.uk/ grantsandfunding or call 01257 515151.