Chorley dog owners - you have BIN warned

Chorley Citizen:

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Dog owners who fail to pick up after their pet are being targeted as the Don’t Mess With Chorley campaign tackles the problem of dog fouling.

Big Chorley lights switch-on date fixed

Chorley Citizen:

7:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Familes from across Chorley are being urged to mark Saturday, November 15 in their diaries as the date when the town will officially switch on its Christmas lights.

Chorley hero in court after admitting downloading indecent images of children

Chorley Citizen: Preston Crown Court. Picture from Google Maps.

11:10am Sunday 28th September 2014

THE reputation of a ‘hero’ who saved the life of a teenager stabbed 27 times is in tatters after he admitted downloading indecent images of children.

Illustrator shortlisted for top two awards

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

AN illustrator of children’s books has been nominated for two awards.

Chorley hero admits having extreme child porn

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A MAN who was given numerous bravery awards after coming to the aid of a 14-year-old who had been stabbed more than 20 times has pleaded guilty to the possession of extreme child pornography.

Blueprint to protect Leyland’s Worden Park for 20 years

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A STRATEGY is being developed to preserve and improve Leyland’s Worden Park over the next 20 years.

Medics squadron to be rewarded with freedom of borough

Chorley Citizen:

3:38pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE Freedom of the Borough of Chorley is set to be granted to a regiment of army medics who have been based in the town for decades.

Cyclist dies after collision with motorcycle on Rivington Road

Chorley Citizen:

4:03pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A 43-year-old cyclist was killed after being involved in a collision with a motorcycle.

5-in-6 people in the North West happy to see more females in manual jobs

Chorley Citizen:

4:53pm Thursday 25th September 2014

RESIDENTS in the North West are giving sexism the brush-off after a survey revealed they are the most enlightened in the country when it comes to hiring female traders.

Housing group extends applications deadline

Chorley Citizen:

4:50pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A housing group has extended the closing date for bids for a share of £9,000 from their community grant scheme.

Chorley theatre first to screen Billy Elliot the Musical

Chorley Citizen:

4:51pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Chorley Empire Community Cinema presents the best of West End theatre on their big screen at Chorley Little Theatre.

Adlington Carnival’s a £7,500 success

Chorley Citizen:

4:50pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Adlington Carnival committee have announced that a fantastic £7,500 was raised during this year’s event.

New way to PASS for being over-18

Chorley Citizen:

4:44pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE police are appealing to young people to leave their passports and driving licences at home and carry a PASS card to prove their age.

Councillors have packed agenda

Chorley Citizen: Positivity needed

4:43pm Thursday 25th September 2014

The next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Monday, September 29 at the Community Hall Water Street Brindle commencing at 7.30pm.

Chorley parks flagged up as outstanding

Chorley Citizen:

4:42pm Thursday 25th September 2014

FOUR of Chorley’s parks have won prestigious Green Flag Awards after being recognised as being among the best green spaces in the country.

Chorley girls experience their dream jobs

Chorley Citizen:

4:41pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THREE local businesses.

Chorley man charged with robbery

Chorley Citizen: Police warning after thefts in car parks

4:40pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A MAN has been remanded in custody after being charged with robbery.

Chorley businesswoman donates £100 to Hearing Dogs for Deaf People charity

Chorley Citizen: Making music for hearing dogs charity

4:30pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A businesswoman has donated £100 to the Hearing Dogs for Deaf People charity, to mark her one year anniversary of opening.

Miller Homes launches Chorley photography competition

Chorley Citizen:

4:04pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Housebuilder Miller Homes is launching a photography competition across Chorley, encouraging people to submit a photo they have taken which encapsulates all that is great about the area in which they live.

Chorley squash player setting his sights on world numer one

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

AN up and coming professional squash player from Chorley is following his dream of becoming world number one thanks to a Bolton shopping centre.

Chorley schools in road safety drive

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SCHOOLS in Chorley are invited to enter designs for road safety banners as part of a competition linked to Road Safety Week in November.

Comedian Seann Walsh set to appear in Chorley

Chorley Citizen:

5:33pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FOLLOWING his sell-out spectacular at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014, comedian Seann Walsh is back touring with his brand new show ‘28’.

Chorley illustrator shortlisted for two top awards

Chorley Citizen:

2:42pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

AN illustrator of children’s books has been nominated for two awards.

Chorley smokers face huge bills for dropping cigs

Chorley Citizen: FIRE KILLS: Smokers are being warned of deadly dangers of smoking

6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

Two smokers face bills of over £750 each after they dropped the cigarettes they were smoking on the ground instead of putting them in litter bins.  

Lancashire 'Titanic' museum finds new HQ

Chorley Citizen:

3:01pm Monday 22nd September 2014

LANCASHIRE’S Titanic Museum has docked at its new home.

Drug dealers taken off Chorley streets

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A GANG of 19 criminals, including two from the Chorley area, responsible for distributing cocaine to the value of around £1m in south Lancashire have been sentenced to more than 150 years imprisonment between them.

Rail incident: Police appeal after attack on worker

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

IMAGES of two men police wish to speak to after an attack on a railway station worker have been released.

Man honoured for bravery admits possessing indecent images

Chorley Citizen: Preston Crown Court. Picture from Google Maps.

4:30pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN who was given numerous bravery awards after coming to the aid of a 14-year-old who had been stabbed more than 20 times has pleaded guilty to the possession of extreme child pornography.

Leyland pet owners pay heavily for dogs offences

Chorley Citizen: The crackdown is the first of its kind in the country.

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

TWO people have been fined for separate dog-related offences in Leyland.

‘More research’ plea by Chorley thyroid sufferer

Chorley Citizen:

11:42am Friday 19th September 2014

A TEACHER whose career ambitions were shattered by thyroid disease is urging health chiefs to fund more research into the condition.

Horwich residents back Chorley independence move

Chorley Citizen:

3:09pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A POLL of Horwich residents shows the majority want to join Chorley and seek independence from Bolton.

Princess Royal visits Whittle-le-Woods to meet Chorley and South Ribble carers

Chorley Citizen:

3:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE Princess Royal met carers from Chorley and South Ribble during a visit to a new housing development.

Multiple sclerosis sufferers to benefit with guests’ advice

Chorley Citizen:

3:55pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Information and advice on benefits for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) will be the topic on Thursday, September 25 when the Chorley branch of the MS Society plays host to two special guests.

Jobs threat at Chorley Phones 4u

Chorley Citizen:

3:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Mobile phone retailer Phones 4u, which has an outlet in Chorley, is to go into administration.

Buckshaw Village Community Association question and answer session

Chorley Citizen: Buckshaw Village, built on the former ROF site

3:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Buckshaw Village Community Association (BVCA) are holding a question and answer session with key stakeholders from across the village on Thursday, September 25. The meeting will take place at Buckshaw Village Community Centre.

First Steps in Family History Research course

Chorley Citizen: Family history course in Ilminster

3:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A First Steps in Family History Research course begins on Friday, September 19 at the Scout and Guide Headquarters, Charter Lane, Charnock Richard, Chorley.

Chorley Town Hall event will be just the job opportunity

Chorley Citizen:

3:59pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PEOPLE looking for a new job or to get a start in their career are being invited to the Town Hall to see what opportunities are available to them.

CHORLEY LIVE: Festival treat is in store

Chorley Citizen:

3:57pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Fans of live entertainment will be in for a treat at this year’s Chorley Live after a new addition was added to the packed line-up.

Clearwater Music School celebrating anniversary

Chorley Citizen: Music note

3:56pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Clearwater Music School is to celebrate its first anniversary with an open day on Saturday, September 20 between noon and 4pm.

Warning on email scam danger

Chorley Citizen:

3:40pm Thursday 18th September 2014

An online scam warning has been issued about malicious emails containing software which can access personal and financial information.

Chorley and Leyland pubs dropping prices

Chorley Citizen:

3:34pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Two pub are to cutting the price of all food and drink by 7.5 per cent on Wednesday, September 24.

Buckshaw Village shoppers raise money for Manchester Dogs Home

Chorley Citizen:

3:27pm Thursday 18th September 2014

SHOPPERS at Tesco in Buckshaw Village have been leaving donations of food for the Manchester Dogs Home.

Leyland Health Mela is a big success

Chorley Citizen:

3:21pm Thursday 18th September 2014

MORE than 400 visitors of all ages took advantage of the many opportunities on offer to find out about healthy lifestyles when they visited the third annual Leyland Health Mela in the Civic Hall on Saturday.

Charnock Richard welcomes thousands of visitors for scarecrow festival

Chorley Citizen:

3:12pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The village of Charnock Richard welcomed thousands of visitors during its annual scarecrow festival.

25 years for council officer who started as a YTS trainee

Chorley Citizen:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A council officer has celebrated clocking up 25 years of service.

CHORLEY LIVE: 200 live acts all for a fiver

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Wristbands have gone on sale for the two-day music entertainment event Chorley Live.

Discover your inner author in annual short story competition

Chorley Citizen: Positivity needed

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Writers are being asked to consider their sins for Chorley and District Writers’ Circle as part of its annual national short story competition.

Cannons back at Astley Hall

Chorley Citizen:

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Two cannons which were presented to a Chorley business 50 years ago have been restored to a prominent position in Astley Park.

Chorley actor's Pride over the miners’ strike’s strange bedfellows

Chorley Citizen:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

AN actor from Chorley who stars in a major film released next week said he feels ‘enormously privileged’ to have been part of its stellar cast.

Chorley could have its own independence vote

Chorley Citizen:

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Residents in Chorley could get their chance to vote on whether they would like the borough to become a unitary authority next autumn.

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