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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Travellers handed plot next to Chorley pub

Chorley Citizen: Euro Car Park, Eanam

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

A PROPOSED location for a permanent Gypsy and Traveller site in Chorley has been confirmed – close to a pub and historic cottages.

Disabled Chorley man has car taken

Chorley Citizen:

5:10pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A car was stolen from a severely disabled man.

Golf day helps Chorley Mayor’s causes

Chorley Citizen:

5:01pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Golf enthusiasts joined the Mayor of Chorley, Coun Roy Lees at his Charity Golf Day last week.

Meet meerkats, gasp at owls or cuddle a skunk!

Chorley Citizen:

5:10pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is flying open its doors on Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21, for the annual wildlife spectacular: Animal Magic.

Small firms’ big impact on UK economy

Chorley Citizen:

5:13pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

SMALL and micro businesses across Britain plan to take on a staggering 1.9 million extra employees in 2014, potentially adding £27 billion to the British economy in new small business wages.

Magic and lost secrets at Chorley Little Theatre

Chorley Citizen:

5:11pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

FOLLOWING a smash hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe, family favourite magicians Morgan and West launch their new tour at Chorley Little Theatre next week.

Gospel Hall set to stage its open day

Chorley Citizen: What flavour of crisps would these need to be for you to dig in?

5:05pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Chorley Gospel Hall, Rydal Place, is hosting an open day on Saturday, September 20 from 10am until 4pm with various displays about their work.

Chorley family history society meeting scheduled

Chorley Citizen: Family history course in Ilminster

5:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE Chorley Branch of the Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, September 16 at 7.30pm at Chorley Library, Union Street.

Farms author funeral in Rivington

Chorley Citizen:

4:58pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

The funeral of local author and ex-headteacher David Clayton will take place tomorrow – Thursday, September 11 – at 2pm at Rivington Church.

Nursery’s £1,192 gift for hospital ‘home’

Chorley Citizen:

7:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Staff and children from Doodle’s Day Nursery in Chorley delivered a cheque for £1,192 to Ronald McDonald House, Manchester.

Chance to explore history of Chorley church

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Monday 8th September 2014

St George’s Church in Chorley town centre, in common with 4,000 of historic sites nationwide, will be opening its doors for Heritage Open Days on Friday and Saturday, September 12 and 13.

Sports car destroyed in fire near Chorley

Chorley Citizen:

5:30pm Sunday 7th September 2014

A HUNT has been launched for the driver of a sports car which was found burning on the M6 today.

Brinscall teacher and author dies, aged 77

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

A FORMER headteacher who conducted walking tours and wrote a successful book about Brinscall has died.

£500,000 levy could reduce risk of flooding in Croston

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

PEOPLE in Croston will be asked whether they would be willing to make a contribution to a £4.5 million scheme that would substantially reduce the risk of flooding in the village.

Taxi driver threatened and robbed at knifepoint in Leyland

Chorley Citizen: METER ISSUES: Two taxi drivers have faced magistrates for driving without their meters switched on.

6:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

A TAXI driver was threatened with a knife and robbed during a late night incident in Leyland.

Former Emmerdale man talks about his brush with film greats

Chorley Citizen:

4:42pm Thursday 4th September 2014

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

Historic architectural wonder returns to railway between Chorley and Leyland

Chorley Citizen:

4:05pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AN architectural wonder has returned to the railway between Chorley and Leyland with the historic ‘Flying Arches’ re-introduced after eight years.

Chorley welder death probe ‘could take months’

Chorley Citizen: Richard Calsen

4:30pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

An investigation into the death of a Chorley man who died in an accident at work is still underway.

App will reduce North West roadwork problems

Chorley Citizen: TRAFFIC JAM: Traffic near the Prince of Wales roundabout in Harrogate at a standstill as preparations for The Tour de France take place in the town centre  Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

4:19pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Roadworks information is getting smarter thanks to new technology pioneered in the North West.

Agreement will protect North West NHS staff from attack

Chorley Citizen: Members of Unite who work for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service plan more strikes over claims that safety is being put at risk.

4:22pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A NEW agreement to help protect nurses, doctors, ambulance crews and other NHS staff from assault and abuse in the North West has been introduced.

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