A-listers film Hollywood blockbuster at Rivington Pike

Chorley Citizen:

7:00am Friday 17th October 2014

SCENES for a Hollywood blockbuster starring Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver have been shot in Lancashire.

Scenes for new movie being shot at Rivington Pike

Chorley Citizen:

4:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

SCENES for a Hollywood blockbuster starring Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver have been shot this week in Lancashire.

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.

Woman's body found in Rivington Lake

Chorley Citizen: Police hunt man suspected of raping woman in her 20s

3:21pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE body of a woman in her 20s has been found in a reservoir.

Rishton woman admits driving away from petrol station without paying

Chorley Citizen: Motor tax campaigners lobbying MPs

11:45am Sunday 2nd February 2014

A WOMAN drove off without paying after filling her car and jerry cans in the back with diesel worth £136 from a Great Harwood petrol station.

Hear about Rivington

4:28pm Wednesday 3rd April 2013

The next meeting of the Chorley Branch of the Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society is at 7.30pm on Tuesday, April 16 at the central library.

VIDEO: Action movie shot in Rivington gardens

Chorley Citizen: A scene from the film

8:00am Saturday 6th October 2012

A film inspired by Steven Spielberg’s Indiana Jones has been shot in Rivington. Sophie’s Fortune: The Treasure of Quetzalcoatl is directed by aspiring movie makers Phil Meachem and Chris Cronin.

Climber injured in fall at Anglezarke quarry

Chorley Citizen: Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue team at the scene

4:44pm Wednesday 22nd August 2012

A climber is recovering in hospital after a 40-foot fall at a popular mountaineering haunt in Lancashire.

Rescue after Rivington Pike walker falls ill

3:35pm Friday 5th August 2011

A MAN had to be rescued from Rivington Pike after suffering a seizure while out walking.

n Roads to be closed as 1,500 compete in triathlon

Chorley Citizen: Latest from Bolton's Ironman event

4:01pm Wednesday 27th July 2011

DISRUPTION to roads around Lancashire is expected this Sunday when more than 1,500 athletes take part in the Ironman UK triathlon bike race.

£12.3m rebuild of Lancashire service station complete

2:29pm Tuesday 26th July 2011

A service station in Lancashire once voted Britain's worst by motorists has reopened after a £12.3 million rebuild.

Disposable barbecue 'may have caused massive Lancashire moorland blaze'

Chorley Citizen: smoke screen Firefighters dampen down the flames at Belmont

5:07pm Wednesday 4th May 2011

A DISPOSABLE barbecue may have been to blame for a massive moorland fire which destroyed 70,000 trees, it has been revealed.

Moor blazes across Lancashire leave firefighters stretched

Chorley Citizen: WORKING HARD Firefighters on moors in Bacup

9:20am Tuesday 3rd May 2011

FIREFIGHTERS from across Lancashire have had “one of their busiest ever weekends” fighting moorland blazes.

Missing woman 'could be Rivington'

Chorley Citizen: MISSING: Joanne Owen

4:19pm Friday 11th March 2011

A WOMAN missing from home could be in Rivington, police said.

4x4 rampage damages Rivington beauty spot

Chorley Citizen: RUTS: Some of the damage to footpaths

2:55pm Friday 4th March 2011

A trail of destruction has been left at a popular beauty spot following a rampage by thoughtless 4x4 drivers.

Mountain rescue worker in Rivington sledging accident

6:00pm Monday 27th December 2010

RESCUE workers had to help 'one of their own' when he plunged down a steep hill during a sledging accident.

Rivington hunt on Boxing Day snowed off

3:50pm Thursday 23rd December 2010

THE Holcombe Hunt’s Boxing Day meet at Rivington has been snowed off for the second year in a row.

Illegal Rivington 'rave' organisers fined and equipment seized

11:37am Friday 8th October 2010

TWO men who organised an illegal rave which attracted revellers from throughout Lancashire have been fined and had their music equipment seized.

Drought order for Rivington reservoirs withdrawn

Chorley Citizen: SO LOW: Rivington reservoir was way below its normal summer level before the rain fell in July

2:44pm Wednesday 4th August 2010

United Utilities has withdrawn its drought permit application for its Rivington reservoir chain as recent rainfall has allowed water levels to recover sufficiently.

Water firm applies for Rivington drought permit

Chorley Citizen: DRY SPELL: Rivington Reservoir’s water level is significantly lower than usual

4:13pm Monday 12th July 2010

UNITED Utilities is stepping up its drought action plan in the wake of the North West’s first hosepipe ban for 14 years.

Rivington walker’s beauty spot blaze alert

11:30am Monday 28th June 2010

A WALKER visiting the viewing point at Anglezarke Reservoir alerted firefighters to a blaze in a nearby quarry yesterday.

Rivington adventure park faces opposition to expansion

4:05pm Thursday 24th June 2010

BOSSES of a treetop adventure course face opposition to plans to expand their operation.

Injured cyclist's agonising wait after Rivington crash

Chorley Citizen: TREATMENT: Paramedics and Bolton Mountain rescuers attend to the injured cyclist

4:42pm Friday 28th May 2010

A CYCLIST endured an agonising two-hour wait on Rivington Pike after breaking his arm when he came off his mountain bike.

Fifty firefighters tackle Rivington moorland blaze

Chorley Citizen: Fifty firefighters tackle moorland blaze

3:29pm Monday 24th May 2010

SMOKE was seen billowing into the skies across Bolton when a huge blaze swept through the moors.

'Illegal rave' broken up by Chorley police

1:53pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

Police undertook a three-hour operation to disperse an illegal ‘rave’ which took place in Rivington at the weekend.

Two jailed for life for Chorley murder

Chorley Citizen: MURDERED: Umair Waseem

1:55pm Friday 19th March 2010

A cold-blooded duo who arranged the killing of a student found dead at a Chorley beauty spot have been jailed for life.

Anglezarke Reservoir road to be closed for a month

4:04pm Friday 12th March 2010

A ROAD at Anglezarke Reservoir will be closed for a month from March 22.

Workers’ shock at finding body in Rivington car park

Chorley Citizen: VICTIM: Umair Waseem

5:03pm Friday 26th February 2010

TWO litter pickers have described their shock at discovering the bound body of a dead man in a Chorley car park.

Man admits flytipping furniture at Chorley beauty spot

1:23pm Monday 22nd February 2010

Dumping household furniture on the side of a country lane in Rivington landed a Leyland man in court.

Fell -walkers rescued in Rivington area

1:52pm Tuesday 16th February 2010

The police helicopter and a mountain rescue team were called into action when three fell-walkers became lost in the Rivington area.

Rivington barn dance set to raise thousands for cancer charity

3:23pm Wednesday 3rd February 2010

A group of cancer fundraisers from Adlington will hold its annual event, Bayliss in the Barn, this weekend.

Warning after 25 sheep savaged in Rivington area

Chorley Citizen: Warning after 25 sheep savaged in Rivington area

11:16am Friday 29th January 2010

PEOPLE are being warned to keep their dogs under control in the Rivington area after 25 sheep were killed in five weeks.

Sheep killed in vicious dog attacks at Rivington

Chorley Citizen: VERY DISTRESSING’: John Needham, from Higher Knoll farm, where 21 sheep have died after attacks

12:02pm Wednesday 20th January 2010

Members of the public are being urged to keep their dogs under control in the countryside in and around Rivington, after a series of vicious canine attacks which have seen around 25 sheep killed over the past five weeks.

Rivington memorial trees cut down by 'lowest of the low' thieves

Chorley Citizen: UPSET: Monica Varey, whose memorial fir tree to her father, Alfred Cook, has been lopped off and stolen by thieves

3:15pm Monday 14th December 2009

THIEVES have chopped down and stole memorial trees planted in memory of loved ones.

Chorley council 'breached rules' over Rivington activity centre

2:27pm Monday 14th December 2009

A catalogue of errors has been committed by a council, breaching its own rules when handling the planning application for an outdoor adventure centre.

UK Ironman event will return to Rivington

1:32pm Thursday 10th December 2009

THE Ironman UK Triathlon is returning to parts of Rivington in 2010, but not to its reservoirs.

Autumn fair event in Rivington

12:15pm Thursday 22nd October 2009

An autumn fair is being held in the village of Rivington.

Anglezarke murder: fifth man arrested

Chorley Citizen: Victim Umair Wasseem

12:18pm Monday 12th October 2009

A fifth man has been arrested today in connection with the murder of Bolton man Umair Wasseem at a car park at Anglezarke.

Three men charged over Anglezarke murder

12:17pm Thursday 1st October 2009

THREE men have been charged with plotting to murder a man whose body was found tied up and beaten at a Chorley beauty spot.

Police called to illegal rave in Rivington

Chorley Citizen: BEAUTY SPOT: The castle at Rivington Reservoir, where the illegal rave was held

2:30pm Sunday 13th September 2009

AN illegal rave held in a secluded area of Lancashire countryside was stopped by police this morning.

Rivington reservoir divers 'risking their lives'

Chorley Citizen: Picture by Chris Carter

3:03pm Friday 11th September 2009

SEVEN young men diced with death – by jumping into a reservoir.

Chorley attraction gets tourism recognition

2:23pm Friday 14th August 2009

A tourist attraction near Chorley has officially attained the status as an Enjoy England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction.

Go Ape centre wins tourism award

Chorley Citizen: Go Ape centre win tourism award

3:10pm Friday 3rd July 2009

An Chorley adventure play has been given a Responsible Tourism award.

Fire on moorland at Rivington

Chorley Citizen: Fire on moorland at Rivington

11:01am Monday 20th April 2009

A FIRE broke out on moorland near Rivington Pike yesterday evening.

New zip slide plan at adventure course

10:20am Monday 16th March 2009

BOSSES of a controversial tree top adventure course in Rivington want to install another zip wire —which could mean chopping down more trees.

Plug pulled on Rivington triathlon event

2:01pm Friday 13th March 2009

UNITED Utilities has pulled the plug on a triathlon event – because it does not want people swimming in Rivington Reservoir.

Rivington murder police want to trace car sightings

Chorley Citizen: KILLING SCENE: Police at Anglezarke Reservoir

1:52pm Monday 2nd March 2009

SIGHTINGS of a black Vauxhall could hold the key to finding the killer of a student whose body was dumped at reservoir car park.

Police probe robbery link to Rivington murder

Chorley Citizen: GRUESOME FIND: Umair Waseem’s body was found with horrendous injuries at this beauty spot

4:24pm Thursday 5th February 2009

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a student whose body was dumped at a beauty spot are probing if his death was linked to a robbery.

Victim of 'extremely violent' Rivington murder named

Chorley Citizen: CRIME SCENE: A police car at the entrance to the car park near Anglezarke Reservoir where the man’s body was found

2:51pm Tuesday 3rd February 2009

A MAN whose body was found by the side of Anglezarke Reservoir in Rivington was the victim of an “extremely violent” murder, police have revealed.

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