Major housing plans unveiled for Leyland

Chorley Citizen:

4:25pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

PLANS for a major housing development in Leyland and three affordable homes schemes are up for discussion this evening.

Business leaders visit Leyland's Dr. Oetker

Chorley Citizen:

7:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

BUSINESS leaders visited one of Leyland’s biggest employers, frozen pizza manufacturer, Dr. Oetker.

Mark Lawrenson and pals raise a ‘fore’ figure sum at Leyland Golf Club

Chorley Citizen:

5:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Football pundit Mark Lawrenson hosted the Baby Beat Appeal Annual Charity Golf Day at Leyland Golf Club, raising a four-figure sum for the charity.

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.

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.

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.

Fair chance to learn about healthy living at Leyland Health Mela

Chorley Citizen:

4:32pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The Leyland Health Mela — a fair dedicated to the promotion of health and wellbeing, returns to the Civic Centre in West Paddock on Saturday, September 13 between 11am and 4pm.

Mini driver dies after crash with Leyland couple’s car

Chorley Citizen:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

A couple from Leyland were injured after being involved in a crash which saw a 20-year-old man die.

Moving tribute to casualties of WW1

Chorley Citizen:

8:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

A poignant ceremony was held in Leyland to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Boys face trial over ‘arson’ at Leyland school

Chorley Citizen: Police warning after thefts in car parks

10:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A trial date has been set for five boys accused of arson after a massive fire at a Leyland high school.

Winning Leyland air squadron soaring above the rest

Chorley Citizen:

5:14pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Leyland’s 2050 Squadron Air Training Corps is officially the top squadron in Lancashire and Cumbria after roaring back to the top slot at the 2014 Wing Training Day competition.

FOR SALE: Net yourself a fishing lodge in Chorley

Chorley Citizen:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

IT’S every angler’s dream to own a lake stocked with an abundance of fish.

Leyland station’s new ticket office opened

Chorley Citizen: The Clitheroe to Manchester line, currently single track

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A NEW ticket office has been officially opened at Leyland station, bringing a phase of improvement work to completion.

Woman dies after being hit by car in Leyland

Chorley Citizen: Traffic problems on A30 near Victoria after crash and hail storm

4:50pm Monday 7th July 2014

A WOMAN has died after being hit by a car in Leyland.

£250k spend on cleaner Leyland and South Ribble streets

Chorley Citizen:

7:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

Three brand new sweepers will be keeping the streets Leyland and South Ribble clean.

£8m care centre plans withdrawn

Chorley Citizen:

7:00am Friday 4th July 2014

Controversial plans to build an £8million health facility close to ancient woodland have been withdrawn.

Fun day will make Leyland market matter

4:04pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

As part of the Making Markets Matter campaign, Leyland Market on Hough Lane is hosting a free family fun day on Saturday.

Flag raised to honour forces’ folk in Leyland

Chorley Citizen: The flag flying over Dudley

3:50pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

The Mayor of South Ribble Councillor Graham Walton has raised a commemorative flag at the Civic Centre, Leyland, in honour of Britain’s service men and women.

Man hit to ground in Leyland fight on match night

Chorley Citizen: Police appeal after swan is found shot in Widnes

3:43pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A man suffered serious head injuries after being punched on a Leyland street.

Police appeal after man found with head injury in Leyland

Chorley Citizen: Police and fire crews were called to the river around 10.40am on Church Road following reports a Citroen Picasso had crashed into the water

1:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

A MAN suffered serious head injuries after being punched on a Leyland street.

Businesses in Leyland offered £1,000 cut in rates

Chorley Citizen: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

3:01pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

Shops restaurants, cafés and pubs in Leyland have been given a £1,000 discount on their business rates.

Leyland's festival to be ‘biggest, busiest and best’

Chorley Citizen: On Sunday July 14 at The Masonic Hall on Tatton Road, Sale there will be a farewell disco party from 1pm to 5pm.

6:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

Leyland Festival, which will be held later this month, is set to be the biggest since the event was revived five years ago.

Tragedy road in Leyland set to reopen 13 months on

Chorley Citizen: Police tape

6:00am Friday 6th June 2014

A court order has been secured to re-open a road this summer. which has been closed since a fatal car crash damaged a building.

‘Big Heap’ of compost handed to Leyland gardeners

Chorley Citizen: Arrive early for Ealing's great compost giveaway

5:43pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

More than 10 tonnes of free compost has been given to gardeners from across Leyland.

£3.5million boost for Leyland Station

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

6:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

The announcement of £3.5 million funding for Leyland Station has been welcomed.

Class is ‘trucking’ in to a tasty prize

Chorley Citizen: Class is ‘trucking’ in to a tasty prize

6:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

A Leyland schoolgirl has won healthy eating workshops for her classmates in a design a bag competition run by a supermarket.

Leyland store backs local cause

Chorley Citizen: CELEBRATE: Store staff hand over the cash as Eleanor Hewitt cuts the ribbon, watched by the pupils

6:00am Sunday 11th May 2014

An autism care group in Leyland plans to convert a summerhouse into a sensory room after a £500 donation from staff at their local Tesco Express store.

Make a splash and raise charity cash for Action for Children

Chorley Citizen: TAKING THE PLUNGE: Last year’s Great North Swim gets under way on Lake Windermere

4:09pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

Swimmers are being urged to dive in to the country’s biggest open water event and raise money in aid of vulnerable children and young people.

Out this event on your to ‘Do’ list

Chorley Citizen: How many hands will Alan Pardew be shaking this summer to get deals done?

3:44pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

Registration has opened for South Ribble’s Big Do, the Leyland area’s biggest networking event of the year.

Great War memorial under way in Leyland

Chorley Citizen: Send us your First World War memories

6:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Residents are invited to a special drop in session organised by South Ribble Borough Council to discuss ongoing plans for the commemoration of the beginning of the First World War.

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.

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