Illegal night fishers at Lodges told ‘don’t bother’

Measures are being put in place to tackle illegal night fishing at Farington’s contaminated Lodges.

Mike Otter near the overgrown ginnel in Farington

Residents fear vandalism as alleyway is set to reopen

Residents in Farington are frustrated over plans to reopen an alleyway which they argue will be a magnet for anti-social behaviour.

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Vicky Mills, her son and event helper Zak Chap, Jenni Mills, Cath Knox and Barbara White held a Ladies barbecue in aid of St Catherine�s Hospice

Sizzling event raises vital funds for hospice

A fundraiser got all fired up for a charity BBQ event raising nearly £2,000 for St Catherine’s Hospice.

Adam and Anya Bolton Photos by Kyle McLoughlin at Weddings by Kyle www.weddingsbykyle.co.uk Tel:07854 859162

YOUR WEDDING: Adam Bolton and Anya Greenhalgh

Newlyweds Adam and Anya enjoy their picture perfect wedding day.

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The Aquaspira Attenuation Tank off Croston Road, Farington, near to 'Heatherleigh, to hold excess storm and surface water

Answers over ‘toilet roll’ drainage works

If you’ve ever driven past a building site and wondered why big concrete rings and plastic pipes are being dug into the ground, wonder no more.

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Protestors before the South Ribble planning meeting on 27/7/16, worried about development off Grasmere Avenue, Farington

Row over claims protestors were misled by councillors

Two councillors have denied “falsely building up expectations” and disappointing protesters over a new housing development.

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Popular fun day cancelled due to bad weather

Popular fun day cancelled due to bad weather

A popular Lancashire fun day has been cancelled due to the poor weather.

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Lola, a labradoodle belonging to Mark Hodson who has been put down after being poisoned

Devastation after dog dies days after paddle in pond

Investigations have begun into the death of a dog days after swimming in a pond.

Dead fish found at Farington Lodges, June 2016

Fishing lodge is reopened

Farington Lodges has reopened after a clean-up operation came to an end.

Better times: Withnell Angling Club are currently unable to use Farington Lodge due to contamination

Lodges shut after thousands of dead fish found

Thousands of fish have been found dead at Farington Lodges.

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The remains of Whitfire wood mill in Farington Moss after a large fire on June 21, 2016

Firefighters remain at scene of wood mill fire

Three fire crews are still at the scene of a huge wood mill fire in Farington Moss.


FIRE LATEST - Smoke seen for miles around Lancashire

Smoke can be seen for miles around Lancashire caused by a major fire at a sawdust company near Leyland.

Major fire at Whitfire Shavings

VIDEO: Firefighters tackling huge blaze

Video footage has emerged of a huge fire at Farington Moss.

A new chevron sign on Stanifield Lane, Farington

Road safety measures installed at Leyland accident blackspot

Residents are celebrating long-awaited new safety measures at an accident blackspot in Leyland.

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Coun Mike Otter

Parish Council steps in to replace damaged bus shelter

Farington Parish Council has stepped in to replace a damaged bus shelter after the borough council could not find the money.

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Flensburg Way, Farington, towards Longmeanygate from the 'Tank' Roundabout

Reminder to motorists over road closures

Road users are reminded that sections of the B5253 Flensburg Way in Farington will be temporarily closed from Friday, as part of improvement work to a landmark roundabout.

Land earmarked for housing off Flensburg Way, Farington.
Image courtesy of Google

New homes plan to be decided tonight

Plans to build 175 new homes in the Farington Moss area of Leyland are due to be considered by South Ribble planning bosses tonight.

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SITE: Off Grasmere Ave

New worry over Farington estate plan

A campaign has been launched in opposition to plans for 160 homes in Farington.

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TRIBUTE: The site of the new war memorial in Farington Park

Silhoutte sculptures to remember the WWI dead

A special dedication ceremony will take place next month for the unveiling of a new commemorative feature at a park’s war memorial.

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Anger: The Farington waste and recycling centre in Leyland.

Lancashire tip charges raise almost £60k in first six months

Almost £60,000 has been raised from the public from a new tip charge in the first six months since they were introduced.

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