Main Chorley street to stay open after successful trial

Chorley Citizen:

5:07pm Friday 31st October 2014

Chorley's main town centre street is to remain open to through traffic after a successful trial period.

Views welcome on Chorley travellers plans

Chorley Citizen:

6:20pm Friday 31st October 2014

PEOPLE are being asked to submit their comments on the proposed site for a Gypsy and Traveller site within the borough.

Violent care worker caught on film faces prison term

Chorley Citizen: Alice Schofield, 49, and Mark Schofield, 40, from Devoke Avenue in Clinkham Wood, each face five charges.

5:41pm Friday 31st October 2014

A CARE worker faces jail after he was caught on camera striking a disabled teenager on the back of the head.

Award joy for Chorley trainee

Chorley Citizen:

6:25pm Friday 31st October 2014

A SALES trainee has been named as the UK’s top Young Achiever in a national house builder’s award scheme.

School reunion to bring together former pupils after more than 30 years

Chorley Citizen:

12:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

A SCHOOL reunion is set to bring together former pupils who haven’t seen each other for more than 30 years.

Runshaw students treated to Chris Tuson visit

Chorley Citizen:

6:10pm Friday 31st October 2014

STUDENTS studying Runshaw sport university courses were treated to a visit from rugby professional Chris Tuson.

Adlington carnival cash collections set to benefit a variety of charities

Chorley Citizen:

6:31pm Friday 31st October 2014

Adlington and District Carnival Committee have held their presentation night at the Bottom Spinners, Adlington.

Stagecoach Theatre School putting on dancing shoes for national competition

Chorley Citizen: Ballet

6:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

THE talented students at the Stagecoach Theatre School in Chorley are putting on their dancing shoes for a national competition to choreograph a dance routine to the ‘We are Monster High’ anthem.

Scary goings on at Chorley market

Chorley Citizen:

6:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

GET into the seasonal spirit with a Hallowe'en Hunt at Chorley's covered market this week.

Community clean up day to be held in Chorley Moor

Chorley Citizen: A skip laden with rubbish

6:23pm Friday 31st October 2014

A COMMUNITY clean up day is being held in Chorley Moor on Saturday, November 1 from 9am to 1pm.

Botany Bay attempting to smash pumpkin Guinness World record

Chorley Citizen:

6:10pm Friday 31st October 2014

AS part of its Pumpkin Festival, Botany Bay is attempting to break the Guinness World record for the amount of pumpkins smashed in a minute.

Chorley resident 30 day challenge returns

Chorley Citizen:

6:01pm Friday 31st October 2014

Chorley Community Housing (CCH) has announced that they are running a ‘30 Day Challenge’ for a second year running.

Albany Academy marking WW1 centenary

Chorley Citizen: REMEMBRANCE DAY: A field of poppies will be planted St Cuthbert’s Church, in Darlington, to mark the centenary of the First World War

5:57pm Friday 31st October 2014

ALBANY Academy’s preparations to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War 1 are well underway.

Consultant selected to join national taskforce of experts

Chorley Citizen:

5:52pm Friday 31st October 2014

A CONSULTANT clinical psychologist at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust has been chosen to join a national taskforce of experts set up by Care Minister Norman Lamb MP to look at improvements that can be made to children’s mental health services.

Grand donation to Chorley Community Housing from E.ON’s Digital Action Fund

Chorley Citizen: GUILTY: A Llandeilo man has admitted falsely claiming £4,861 in Housing and Council Tax benefits.

5:50pm Friday 31st October 2014

SOCIAL housing provider Chorley Community Housing is set to add spark to local residents’ digital skills thanks to a £1,000 donation from E.ON’s Digital Action Fund.

Grand donation to Chorley Community Housing from E.ON’s Digital Action Fund

Chorley Citizen: GUILTY: A Llandeilo man has admitted falsely claiming £4,861 in Housing and Council Tax benefits.

5:48pm Friday 31st October 2014

SOCIAL housing provider Chorley Community Housing is set to add spark to local residents’ digital skills thanks to a £1,000 donation from E.ON’s Digital Action Fund.

Chorley floral features scoop more awards

Chorley Citizen: Councillor Adrian Lowe, pictured centre with the North West in Bloom gold award certificate, and many those who pulled out all the stops to make Chorley bloom for the North West in Bloom and Britain in Bloom competitions

2:17pm Thursday 30th October 2014

CHORLEY’S fabulous floral features this summer have scooped more awards for the town.

Clayton Brook teenagers help with the online ‘journey’

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Computer-savvy young people from Clayton Brook dropped into a local sheltered housing scheme to help their older neighbours adapt to life in the digital age as part of national ‘Get Online Week’.

Call for aid to research the oldest scout group in Chorley

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

The oldest scout troop in Chorley is looking for the help of its former members in order for a written history to be produced.

150 extra places at Chorley school are planned

Chorley Citizen:

5:00am Monday 27th October 2014

A proposal has been agreed to increase the number of pupils at a Chorley high school.

Chorley scoops Britain in Bloom silver awards

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Chorley has scooped two national awards for its spectacular floral features and colourful creations that bloomed this summer.

Spotlight on gangs at Runshaw College

Chorley Citizen:

6:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

RUNSHAW College students were given a rare insight into gang culture and policing strategies in a conference held there.

‘State of shock’ at Euxton football match death

Chorley Citizen:

4:17pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A GIRLS’ football club is in ‘a state of shock’ after a teenage opposition player collapsed and died while playing a game on Sunday.

Biker injured in Hoghton crash

Chorley Citizen:

4:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CRASH in Hoghton has left a 29-year-old motorcyclist with serious injuries.

Cheaper homes boost for South Ribble families

Chorley Citizen:

4:20pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Plans to create 200 new affordable homes across four sites in South Ribble have been approved.

BT to create 45 new NW engineering posts

Chorley Citizen: The rural superfast broadband programme has put BT in a "quasi monopolistic position", a watchdog says

4:50pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BT have this week announced a major expansion of the recent recruitment drive in the North West by its local access network business, Openreach.

Barber Al is keeping up family trade

Chorley Citizen:

4:50pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A new barbers’ business has opened with the interior entirely filled with 1950s furniture and memorabilia.

Steal a look at Adlington musicians

Chorley Citizen:

4:44pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Chorley Arts Partnership are hosting live music headed by Caught Steelin', a four piece acoustic band from Adlington.

Pumpkin festival for half term fun

Chorley Citizen:

4:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WHAT strange creatures are lurking in the murky depths of the pond?

Diocesan role for former Chorley teacher

Chorley Citizen: SETTING Blackburn Cathedral is one venue  for the Poetrython next month

4:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FORMER Chorley teacher Stephen Whittaker has been appointed new director of education for the Diocese of Blackburn.

£20k grant to check pollution in rivers

Chorley Citizen:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Pollution of both the Chor and Yarrow rivers will be investigated after a cash grant was agreed.

Wheelton bypass gastro-pub set for name change

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A gastro-pub is set for a name change – and a new lease of life, after it has been acquired by a restaurant owner.

Chorley man suffered burns after falling asleep with cigarette

Chorley Citizen:

10:43am Sunday 19th October 2014

A CHORLEY man was taken to hospital with stomach burns after falling asleep with a lit cigarette last night

Police in warning about keeping firearms secure

Chorley Citizen:

5:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

POLICE have warned gun owners to make sure that their firearms are being kept securely as officers begin a series of unannounced home visits.

Chorley teacher: Ray Cole’s release unbelievable

Chorley Citizen:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE Chorley man who launched a campaign to secure free a man jailed in Morocco for being gay is overjoyed at his release.

Show off your pets at Chorley Town Hall

Chorley Citizen:

3:40pm Thursday 16th October 2014

CHORLEY Town Hall will be the venue for a family pet show on Sunday, October 19.

Adlington man sentenced to life for murder

Chorley Citizen:

4:44pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

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

New service will help with search for a job

Chorley Citizen: JobCentre move strengthens role of Ealing Hub among ex-offenders

6:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A NEW service aimed at helping people from Chorley back into work is already proving a success.

Fame beckons for Albany Academy students

Chorley Citizen:

4:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

ALBANY Academy hosted its annual primary school dance competition.

Comedian Vikki Stone to play it for laughs at Chorley Little Theatre

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Award-winning comedian Vikki Stone is bringing her Edinburgh show to Chorley Little Theatre next month.

Thousands enjoy Chorley Live music festival

Chorley Citizen:

7:00am Monday 13th October 2014

THOUSANDS of people enjoyed the town’s second ever Chorley Live with the event hailed a huge success.

Luxury surprise for big Magpies fan Nigel

Chorley Citizen:

6:30am Sunday 12th October 2014

ONE of Chorley FC’s biggest fans celebrated the club’s promotion to the Conference North in style – thanks to the Magpies’ main sponsors.

South Ribble kids get lesson in politics

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

CHILDREN from across South Ribble came together this week to learn about democracy at a mock council meeting.

Themed play area for Chorley park given go-ahead

Chorley Citizen: A big chunk has been taken out of the corner of this swing.

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

PLANS for a themed ‘destination play area’ in Astley Park have been approved.

Police appeal after £3,000 stolen from elderly woman's bank account

Chorley Citizen:

8:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

AN elderly woman had more than £3,000 cleared from her bank account after her purse was stolen in a supermarket.

Chorley disruption ahead as revamp work continues

Chorley Citizen:

4:11pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

SHOPPERS and motorists are set for disruption as Chorley’s main central car park closes completely next week as an improvement project continues.

Insight into a village

Chorley Citizen: Katherine Baxter, curator of archaeology at Leeds City Museum, with a Fantail brooch, AD 70-130, from Wattle Syke, West YorkshireExcavated in 2007 during the Bramham to Wetherby A1 upgrade

4:40pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Chorley Historical and Archaeological Society will hold their next meeting is at 7.30pm on Tuesday, October 14 at Central Library, Union Street.

ST Joseph’s Anderton winners of science quiz

Chorley Citizen:

4:33pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

ST Joseph’s Anderton were the winners of Holy Cross Catholic High School's Year Five Science Quiz.

Engineering accolade for Euxton student

Chorley Citizen: NATO BOUND: Aircraft heads towards Cardiff Bay and Newport via Barry (10083600)

4:30pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A STUDENT from Euxton has been named among the UK’s brightest young engineers after winning a scholarships from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

'Famous Five' South Ribble councillors given top honour

Chorley Citizen: IN OFFICE: South Ribble Mayor and Mayoress  Councillor Graham and Karen Walton

4:17pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

FIVE councillors who have together clocked up an impressive 175 years of service on South Ribble Borough Council have been honoured with a special new award.

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