Adlington man jailed for life after murdering wife

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

An Adlington man been given a life sentence for the murder of his 54-year-old wife.

Plans for flats are received

Chorley Citizen:

4:40pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Plans have been submitted to convert a beauty salon into two flats.

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.

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.

Adlington quiz night’s a hot ticket

Chorley Citizen: Quiz Night

4:21pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

St Paul’s Church Adlington is holding a quiz night to raise money for the church heating fund.

Adlington skate park nears completion

Chorley Citizen:

5:33pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

YOUNG people in Adlington will soon have an arena to finely-tune their skating skills with work on the new Jubilee Recreation Ground skate park set to start in the next few weeks.

Kick off for new Adlington store

Chorley Citizen: Garry Flitcroft and Andy Teague with (back row) Grant Edwards, Anita Brookes  (MENCAP), Delroy Foster, Adrian Keeble (MENCAP), Clare Kilshaw and store manager Wendy Simm with Lionel Barker (MENCAP) and Hannah Balkwill

7:00am Friday 30th May 2014

A new Adlington convenience store has celebrated its launch in the company of Chorley FC, and made a donation to the club’s chosen charity, Mencap.

New view for Adlington folk is blooming better

Chorley Citizen: IN BLOOM: From left, resident Evelyn Norris, Samantha Hornsby and Jeanette Lowe from the Adlington in Bloom group

6:00am Monday 19th May 2014

The Adlington in Bloom group have received a funding boost to create new flower beds and brighten up the area where elderly residents live.

Adlington and District Carnival committee select new ‘royals’

Chorley Citizen: Royalty: Callum Shorrock, Sienna Stowe, Blythe Cordwell and Carnival Queen Caitlan Earnshaw

4:10pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

The Adlington and District Carnival committee has selected its carnival royalty to repreesent the village at celebrations in July.

Timely telling of Jesus’ tale at Adlington Music and Arts Society

Chorley Citizen: shapes: The cast in rehearsal

3:51pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Adlington Music and Arts Society begin a run of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical Jesus Christ Superstar this month.

New staff member at growing Adlington firm

3:34pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Adlington-based waste container specialist, Fairport Containers, has expanded its business to include the refurbishment, repair and manufacture of recycling banks.

Adlington artist Tony Kerin goes back to his roots

Chorley Citizen: Some examples of Tony's work

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A figurative illustrator has seen his work go on display at Chorley’s Astley Hall.

Sweet taste of success for Chorley pupils

Chorley Citizen: Richard Houghton of Chorley Community Housing, left, and Coun Peter Wilson, right with winners Holy Cross Catholic High School

3:10pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Youngsters from several schools across Chorley took part in an enterprise challenge to encourage business skills.

Past teacher taught Chorley Pals

Chorley Citizen: The pals memorial in Chorley

3:05pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Pupils from Euxton St Mary’s Catholic Primary School visited Astley Hall as part of a project to research the school’s history to commemorate its Golden Jubilee in 2015.

Adlington carnival goes on with show

2:59pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Despite the closure of the Railway Road bridge this summer Adlington and district carnival will go ahead over the weekend July 11 to 13.

Take to the mic at centre fundraiser in Adlington

Chorley Citizen: Preview: Corsham Film Festival, The Pound Arts Centre

3:27pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

Fairview's Open Mic Fundraiser takes place on Saturday from 2pm to 4pm.

Flower displays to brighten up Adlington

Chorley Citizen: NEW PLANTER: Jeanette Lowe and Steve Higgins from the Adlington in Bloom group at the Rawlinson Lane site

7:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

Flower displays will brighten up unheralded corners of a village after financial support for new containers.

Adlington bungalows rented out

2:02pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

Five new bungalows, built on a former garage site at Acresfield, Adlington, have been let to older people moving from larger properties in Adlington and Chorley.

South Ribble Borough Council to fly the flag for Commonwealth Day

Chorley Citizen: FLYING THE FLAG: The flag of the Commonwealth of Nations is being displayed at an event celebrating Commonwealth Day. SP

4:30pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

For the first time, South Ribble Borough Council will be flying a flag to mark Commonwealth Day.

Driver hurt in Chorley Road head-on collision

Chorley Citizen: Police were called to a crash near Holme Lacy.

12:41pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

A 20-year-old man involved in a head-on crash suffered deep wounds in both legs.

Adlington shop man tells of armed raid horror

Chorley Citizen: JAILED: George Montgomery

6:00am Thursday 16th January 2014

A shop manager has told of his gunpoint ordeal which “lasted two minutes, but seemed like hours” after a man admitted armed robbery.

New Adlington homes nearly ready for rental

Chorley Citizen: NEW HOME: One of the new bungalows at the former garage site Fairclough Place

6:00am Monday 9th December 2013

New homes for rent being built in Adlington are nearing completion.

Adlington Music and Arts Society to stage 'The Sound of Music'

Chorley Citizen: The cast of The Sound of Music

6:00am Thursday 24th October 2013

The hills of Adlington and its surroundings are alive this week with the sounds and sights of nuns chanting and children singing and dancing in Adlington Music and Arts Society’s production of ‘The Sound of Music’.

Top award for Adlington firm

8:00am Monday 9th September 2013

A Chorley firm which specialises in transporting furniture has scooped a top industry award for a second time.

Adlington angling firm fishes for more customers

Chorley Citizen: Andrew Gibbs

6:00pm Saturday 29th June 2013

A new angling business surrounded by waterways and reservoirs is being supported by some of Britain's top fishing experts.

£15k Adlington benefits cheat walks free

4:00pm Friday 28th June 2013

An Adlington woman was handed a suspended prison sentence after she pleaded guilty to claiming nearly £15,000 in benefits she wasn’t entitled to.

Royal seal for Adlington fields

6:00pm Thursday 27th June 2013

Playing fields in Adlington have been granted a ‘royal seal of approval’ – and given a special plaque and royal sapling to prove it.

Adlington mum falsely claimed £3,800 in benefits

8:00am Tuesday 11th June 2013

A mum of two from Adlington falsely claimed more than £3,800 in benefits, a court heard.

Adlington firm completes removal of priceless book collection

Chorley Citizen: Val Thomas, conservation assistant at the library, shows a volume of Audubon’s Birds of America to the team from Andrew Porter

8:00am Saturday 8th June 2013

A removal firm has completed the relocation of more than four million books back to the newly-refurbished Liverpool Central Library and Archive.

Adlington firm wins pie prize

Chorley Citizen: Paul and Vince Bowen outside the Adlington shop

4:56pm Wednesday 5th June 2013

A pie maker from Adlington is “filling great” after scooping a gold award at the Annual British Pie Awards for its pork pie.

Adlington am-dram group in 'techies' plea

5:08pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

A drama and arts group is looking for “techies” to help them stage their productions Adlington Music and Arts Society has openings for people wanting to become sound and lighting technicians.

Adlington centre is legacy of Olympic year

Chorley Citizen: A family fun day will take place to mark the event

8:00am Saturday 25th May 2013

Playing fields in Adlington has been granted a ‘royal seal of approval’ and the whole community is invited along to a special event to celebrate.

Tea party for Heath Charnock children

Chorley Citizen: Children at the event

5:43pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Hollybrook Children’s Nursery is urging other groups to hold charity events after they signed up to hold a tea party.

Soap hunks to appear at Adlington carnival

Chorley Citizen: Ryan and Adam Thomas from Corrie and Emmerdale will appear

8:00am Monday 6th May 2013

Soapstar heartthrob brothers Ryan and Adam Thomas have been named as the star attractions at this year’s Adlington Carnival.

Adlington firm wins delivery deal

8:00am Monday 15th April 2013

An Adlington-based firm has won a contract to make 200 furniture deliveries a week.

Adlington firm is riding high 20 years on

Chorley Citizen: Andrew Porter, right, and Steve Collinson

4:00pm Thursday 4th April 2013

An Adlington firm is celebrating its 20th anniversary by aiming to raise £20,000 for good causes.

Paul joins family pie business in Adlington

4:22pm Wednesday 3rd April 2013

An expanding Adlington food business is keeping it in the family with their latest appointment.

Comic Roisin Conaty to appear in Chorley

Chorley Citizen: Roisin Conaty

5:19pm Wednesday 13th March 2013

Roisin Conaty, a former winner the Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Festival is performing at Chorley Little Theatre on Saturday, March 23.

Cash stolen form garage

5:17pm Wednesday 13th March 2013

Cash was taken from a second hand car garage after thieves smashed through corrugated roof panels.

'Tiny Trekkers' step this way

5:31pm Wednesday 27th February 2013

Parents are invited to join Chorley Council’s rangers for a Tiny Trekkers walk round Adlington on Friday, March 1.

Adlington church sells for £219,000

8:00am Tuesday 29th January 2013

Two Adlington buildings, including a former church, have been sold for more than £700,000 The former head office and retail premises of shop fitting firm Naylor and Walkden Ltd have been sold for a combined total of £714,000 by property consultants Sanderson Weatherall.

Chorley school receives 'good' Ofsted report

8:00am Monday 3rd December 2012

A Chorley primary school has received a ‘good’ Ofsted rating after improving its standards since its last inspection.

Clerk who stole from Adlington nursery avoids jail

8:00am Thursday 29th November 2012

A woman who stole around £35,000 from children’s nursery in Adlington while working as an accounts clerk has avoided jail.

Takeaway costs Adlington litter lout £145

8:00am Wednesday 28th November 2012

A 38-year-old Adlington man faces a £415 bill for dropping litter outside Chorley bus station.

Adlington charity recruits

1:59pm Wednesday 28th November 2012

A charity which supports disabled people is recruiting.

Plans for 170 homes in Adlington put on hold

8:00am Thursday 8th November 2012

Plans to build over 170 homes in Adlington have been put on hold after the Government took heed of a demand to ‘call in’ the application.

Adlington children learn about water with help from United Utilities

Chorley Citizen: Janet Denver, left, of United Utilities' education provider Kingfisher with year 6 pupils from St Paul’s primary, Adlington

8:00am Sunday 21st October 2012

Adlington youngsters headed back to the classroom after their long summer holiday to a good soaking about where water comes from.

Join Adlington Carnival

2:02pm Wednesday 10th October 2012

The 2013 Adlington Carnival will be held over the weekend of July 12 to 14.

Fancy dress in Adlington

1:28pm Wednesday 10th October 2012

Charity group The Witches of Adlington is holding a fancy dress Hallowe’en night in aid of Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

Street-style kick-about in Adlington

2:58pm Wednesday 12th September 2012

Street soccer is returning to two villages over the coming weeks.

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