Lancashire primary schools riding the red rose flag high at national awards do

A Chorley primary school scored an impressive one-two finish alongside another Lancashire school as the winners of a brand new national award.

Preston Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday May 8 2018

Here is a summary of cases heard at Preston Magistrates' Court involving people from Chorley and Leyland.
Victoria Trundle, of Coppull, and Reu the rainbow gnu, selling books for Reuben's Retreat

Coppull author to read Reu The Rainbow Gnu in support of Reuben's Retreat at Chorley literary festival

A mum and her gnu friend are hoping to ease the loss of a sibling through their children’s book, which will be showcased at next weekend’s What’s Your Story, Chorley? literary event.

Protestors outside Clayton Hall tip in Whittle-le-Woods

Tip stink latest: Firm say work is complete

A solution to the stinking tip which has blighted residents lives near Whittle-le-Woods for weeks may be in sight.

An artists impression of the new Whittle Surgery

Whittle Surgery given a thumbs up for build

Major expansion plans for a super surgery in Clayton-le-Woods have been given the green light.

Protesters demonstrating against the stinking landfill site outside Clayton-le-Woods Parish Council

Chorley MP calls for tip firm to be prosecuted over foul smell

Chorley MP Sir Lindsay Hoyle has called for a tip firm to be prosecuted after work to stop a terrible smell missed its deadline.
Children enjoy a game of Doughnut bobbing at the first street party

Neighbours party after taking ownership of new build land in Whittle-le-Woods

Neighbours in Whittle-le-Woods have banded together to buy the full rights to their properties and take on the responsibility for looking after their area.

Residents protest at the Clayton Hall landfill site

'We will call on Whitehall to stop stink' - Chorley's bosses get tough on controversial tip

A new ‘get-tough’ approach has been promised to stop the stink at  a hugely controversial tip.

Terry Trelfa, Simon Hunter, Chris Warton, Rob Coirrigan, Linda Hall, Helen Quinn, Margaret Corrigan, Julie Simmons and Brenda Trelfa. Right of the tree are Andy and Steph Hardman with the cheque for Rosemere, Shelley and Andy Dawes and Neil Bamford

Pool tournament in memory of Stevie raises funds for Rosemere

A knock-out pool tournament in tribute to a former enthusiast who died of cancer, was right on cue.

Organizing team Sue Taylor, Lady Captain Alison Davidson and Hilary Powell at Shaw Hill Golf Club

Pink balls were par for course of evening for Shaw Hill Golf Club

It’s not often you see a pink ball soaring through a golf course, but for members of Shaw Hill Golf Club it was a perfect match.

Harry Cross

Whittle-le-Woods boy ran 30 miles in 30 days for St Catherine's Hospice

A schoolboy ran a mile for every day that his beloved grandad was cared for at St Catherine’s Hospice, to raise funds for the charity.

Ahead of the Manchester Disney on Ice show Ashley Banjo host a dace workshop with children from Whittle-le-woods school in Chorley, Lancashire.

Ashley Banjo and Mickey Mouse teach local children to dance

Local schoolchildren got the chance to work with dance superstar Ashley Banjo at a Disney on Ice event.

Sue, Rory, Huw and Leo Mackintosh'Rory, now nine, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia when he was three.

Repeated ear infections turned out to be leukaemia

Beaming leukaemia survivor Rory Mackintosh is one of the faces of a campaign to raise awareness of blood cancers.

AASMA DAY talks to Rory’s mum Sue Mackintosh about his story and how he battled back to health following a lifesaving bone marrow transplant

Meet N Match, the friendship and dating agency for people with a learning disability, are hosting an LGBT event for people with learning disabilities

Social event in Chorley for people with disabilities who are in the LGBT community

People who are within the LGBT community and have a learning disability are invited to a special friendship and dating afternoon.

Jack Sharples

Tributes pour in to talented stonemason Jack Sharples who died aged 88 at home in Whittle-Le-Woods

An avid historian who died aged 88 has left behind a rich legacy of stone carvings for villagers of Whittle-Le-Woods to enjoy.
Sean Nicholls and Laura Holmes will be cycling coast-to-coast to support the charity which helps fund neo-natal services at the Royal Preston Hospital

Chorley couple prepare for a tandem ride to support Baby Beat Appeal in Preston

Two fund-raisers are getting on their tandem to cross England in aid of Lancashire’s Baby Beat Appeal.

Geoffrey Haslam and John Bicknell were honoured for being committed blood donars by NHS Blood and Transplant

Two Chorley men honoured at NHS Blood and Transplant awards for 100 donations

A special awards ceremony has honoured blood and platelet donors who have collectively saved and improved the lives of thousands of people.

Gary Gibson as John Lennon entertains the crowd in aid of St Catherine's Hospice

A night of legends in Whittle-le-Woods helps to boost funds for St Catherine’s Hospice

Music legends Elvis Presley and John Lennon were brought to life for one night only as part of a lavish fund-raiser for St Catherine’s Hospice.


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