900 apply for eleven Tesco store jobs

Chorley Citizen: Pub campaign group criticises store takeover

3:23pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A new small supermarket which has recently opened in Leyland received more than 900 applications for just 11 new jobs.

Leyland pupil offers to support mental health charity

Chorley Citizen: Mum Alison Moore, Grace Moore, dad Richard Moore and gran Olive Moore

7:00am Monday 24th March 2014

A YOUNG girl who has offered support to a mental health charity is educating her classmates about the sensitive issue following the death of her beloved uncle.

Leyland fraudster must pay back £6.5K

Chorley Citizen: Cash boost given to Duke of Edinburgh Award project

3:21pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A Leyland benefit fraudster, who claimed more than £6,500 while working full time, has been ordered by a court to repay the money.

Revival bid for empty Leyland houses

Chorley Citizen: DAILY SPORT DEBATE: Is there too much money in football?

7:00am Wednesday 5th March 2014

Measures to help bring more empty homes across Leyland back into use have been given the go-ahead.

Help make plans to mark war centenary in Leyland

Chorley Citizen: History revealed: From WWI to Shakespeare

3:05pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

PREPARATIONS are under way in Leyland to mark the centenary of the First World War with residents being asked to share their ideas on how best to mark the anniversary.

‘Royal seal’ of approval for Leyland nurse

Chorley Citizen: Be alert to the symptoms of lung cancer

3:10pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

A health professional has been awarded the title of Queen's Nurse for her commitment to improving standards of care.

Homeless charity moves to new Leyland HQ

Chorley Citizen: NEW HEADQUARTERS: Gwen Crawford, Chair of Trustees at Key, Mayor of South Ribble Councillor Dorothy Gardner, Councillor Melvyn Gardner, Chief Executive of Progress Housing Group Jacqui De-Rose and Director of Key Ursula Patten

7:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

A charity which provides services for young people in Chorley and South Ribble who are homeless or worried that they might become homeless, have moved into new offices.

£4m Leyland VAT fraudster jailed

Chorley Citizen: Benefit fraud cost council £300k last year

7:00am Friday 21st February 2014

A leading member of a gang who set up 23 fake construction companies to steal £4 million in a VAT fraud has been jailed.

Chance for tenants to get online in Leyland

Chorley Citizen: Wirral Council has announced details of opening times over the festive period.

6:10pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

Progress Housing Group is offering its tenants the chance to get online by offering free weekly computer and internet training sessions in community venues.

Inspire others to cycle in Chorley

Chorley Citizen: GET IN GEAR: Keen cyclists are wanted to raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK

5:42pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

Those who love cycling and would like to inspire others to get riding can sign up for a free ride leader course taking place in Chorley.

Rate relief offered to Leyland businesses

5:40pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

RATE relief is being offered to businesses in Leyland.

Typhoon Haiyan appeal by East Lancashire homes group

Chorley Citizen: DONATIONS: Helen Walsh with the Red Cross’s John

7:00am Tuesday 18th February 2014

Staff and visitors to a Leyland-based housing group have donated items to support the British Red Cross appeal for the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Leyland teen jailed for brutal baseball bat attack on trainee paramedic

Chorley Citizen: Lewis Westwood

11:56am Wednesday 12th February 2014

A teenager who viciously attacked a trainee paramedic with a baseball bat has been jailed for eight years.

Leyland benefits cheat had second home

Chorley Citizen: Number of people in debt on the rise in St Albans

12:40pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

A Leyland man has been convicted of receiving more than £16,000 in falsely claimed benefits.

Police search for missing Leyland man

Chorley Citizen: Daniel was last spoken to by his partner around 11.10pm last night

2:30pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

The public has been asked for assistance help to find a 32-year-old man missing from his home in Leyland.

Chorley market fishman hangs up his apron after 40 years

Chorley Citizen: Peter gets ready to fillet a whole salmon on his final day at the stall

7:00am Sunday 2nd February 2014

One of the most familiar and longstanding faces on Chorley market has retired after 40 years as a fishmonger.

Leyland train station work 'on track'

Chorley Citizen: IMPROVEMENTS: Margaret Smith, leader of South Ribble Borough Council, at Leyland Railway Station

8:00am Saturday 1st February 2014

Improvements to Leyland Railway Station have been heralded as a significant step forward for the town.

Thief stole key to get in and raid empty Leyland home

Chorley Citizen: Brian Welsh

6:00am Thursday 9th January 2014

A man has been jailed for stealing more £5,500 worth of items from a house in Leyland.

New app to report noise nuisance

6:00am Monday 6th January 2014

Leyland’s environmental health experts are making a noise about a new app which can record nuisance and report it in a click of a button.

Lancashire Police donate presents to Leyland charity

Chorley Citizen: Lancashire Police donate presents to Leyland charity

4:30pm Friday 20th December 2013

OFFICERS and staff from Lancashire Constabulary’s Public Protection department have been collecting festive food and gifts for a Leyland charity.

Leyland family's tribute to bike death grandad

Chorley Citizen: David Leech

1:50pm Wednesday 11th December 2013

TRIBUTES have been paid to a motorcyclist who died after a collision with a car in Leyland.

Leyland motorcyclist named following fatal collision

11:38am Friday 6th December 2013

POLICE have today named a motorcyclist who sadly died following a collision with a car in Leyland on Thursday 14th November 2013.

Leyland biker dies after accident

11:55am Friday 29th November 2013

A MOTORCYCLIST whose bike hit a car in Leyland earlier this month has died.

Shoppers to park for free in some Leyland car parks over Christmas

12:43pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Christmas shoppers will be able to park free of charge in some Leyland car parks during the festive season.

Leyland residents to get advice on staying safe over Christmas

11:16am Wednesday 27th November 2013

Leyland residents can get advice on how to stay safe over Christmas at a meeting in Leyland Library on Monday, December 2.

Festive fun planned for Leyland

12:25pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

A cracker of a start to the festive period has been planned for Leyland.

Man dies after high speed chase near Leyland

6:00am Friday 15th November 2013

A MAN died after a high-speed police chase that ended on the M6 near Leyland.

Baseball bat attack on 999 medic in Leyland

6:00am Thursday 17th October 2013

A trainee paramedic suffered a fractured skull after he was hit over the head with a baseball bat while responding to a 999 call, say police.

Knifeman targets 83-year-old victim in Leyland

6:00am Friday 11th October 2013

An 83-year-old man was burgled after being confronted by a knife-wielding man on the doorstep of his Leyland home.

Five boys held in Leyland school 'arson' probe

9:55am Monday 2nd September 2013

Five children were arrested after a fire destroyed a school in Lancashire that was due to reopen after the summer holidays.

Sisters pay tribute to step-mum with charity tea party in Leyland

Chorley Citizen: Louise Moon and Alison Cooper

4:53pm Monday 2nd September 2013

Two sisters are paying tribute to their step-mum with a giant tea party at the Pines Hotel, Clayton-le-Woods this weekend.

Chemical leak at Leyland industrial plant

5:00pm Wednesday 28th August 2013

FIRE crews were called out to Leyland on Monday after they received reports of an unknown chemical leaking from a plant off Centurion Way.

Chelsea FC billionaire Roman Abramovich buys stake in Leyland firm

Chorley Citizen: Roman Abramovich

10:51am Wednesday 28th August 2013

Chelsea Football Club’s Russian billionaire owner Roman Abramovich has bought a stake in a Leyland firm.

Leyland residents invited to join Sky Rides

3:57pm Wednesday 21st August 2013

Residents in Leyland are being encouraged to saddle up and get out and about on their bikes during the late summer weeks.

Top honour for Leyland cheese veteran

Chorley Citizen: Sir Ken Morrison presents Terry Hudson, right, with a Champion Cheese Trophy at the Great Yorkshire Show

8:00am Sunday 18th August 2013

A Leyland man has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to the cheese industry.

'Checks' injunction for Leyland tenant

4:28pm Wednesday 14th August 2013

A tenant from Leyland who repeatedly denied gas engineers access into his home to carry out compulsory checks, has been given an injunction order for the lifetime of his tenancy.

Eight-year term for Leyland man who raped boy

Chorley Citizen: Joseph Bolger

8:00am Sunday 11th August 2013

A Leyland man has been jailed after being found guilty of historical sex offences against a young boy.

Leyland teenager is among country's youngest scuba instructors

Chorley Citizen: Jacob Bestwick with his brother Thomas

8:00am Friday 9th August 2013

Scuba diving is a family affair for a teenager who has qualified as one the youngest instructors in Britain.

Leyland woman jailed over ASBO breach

Chorley Citizen: Deborah Whittle

4:43pm Wednesday 7th August 2013

A Leyland woman who breached her ASBO by drunkenly entering a tenant’s home to cause nuisance has been sent to jail.

Woman from Leyland dies in motorway collision

3:35pm Wednesday 31st July 2013

A woman from Leyland died following a road collision on the M6 Toll in Staffordshire.

Leyland biker group launches pothole-watch app

8:00am Wednesday 17th July 2013

The Leyland-based British Bikers Association (BBA) has launched a new pothole campaign.

Leyland bikers launch pothole campaign

8:00am Monday 15th July 2013

The Leyland-based British Bikers Association (BBA) has launched a new ‘pothole campaign’.

15-year-old boy assaulted in Leyland

6:03pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

A 15-year-old boy was assaulted in Leyland on Friday, July 5.

Leyland's weekend of arts is applauded

5:28pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

Leyland Live saw a bumper line-up of acts and venues take part in a weekend of entertainment.

Leyland worker is top young leader

6:07pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

A worker at Leyland-based Progress Housing Group has been voted one of the top 30 young leaders in housing, by 24housing magazine.

Body found in Leyland believed to be that of missing man

9:55am Monday 1st July 2013

A body believed to be that of missing Leyland man Danny Woods was found in woodland last night.

Council chiefs in visit to Leyland truck factory

8:00am Thursday 27th June 2013

Civic leaders were given an insight into the latest in truck technology during a visit to Leyland Trucks.

American theme for Leyland festival

Chorley Citizen: BIG DAY: Festival Queen Lucy Yates with the Mayor of South Ribble Councillor Dorothy Gardner

8:00am Saturday 22nd June 2013

Leyland Festival took on an American theme at the weekend with families enjoying events in the town and on Worden Park.

Flying the flag for the armed forces in Leyland

4:51pm Thursday 20th June 2013

A specially-commissioned commemorative flag will be raised in Leyland next week in honour of Britain’s service men and women.

American theme to Leyland festival

8:00am Friday 14th June 2013

This year’s Leyland Festival is on Saturday, June 15, with thousands expected to attend.




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