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Residents urged to return surplus brown bins

Residents in Chorley are being urged to let the council know if they have any surplus brown bins following the changes to waste collections.

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Chorley town centre parking map

Changes to parking in Chorley town

Visitors to Chorley are being reminded that the town centre now has more free and cheaper parking spaces following the introduction of new tariffs on all council car parks.

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Capture the magic of mystical gardens in new competition

Capture the magic of mystical gardens in new competition

A competition has been launched to find the best photos of the mystical and much-loved Rivington Terraced Gardens in Chorley.

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Croston showcases gardens at open day

Croston showcases gardens at open day

Villagers in Croston will be swinging open their garden gates for a day on Sunday, July 9.

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Lancashire recommends.... campsites for tents

Wondering where to go for the next Bank Holiday weekend? Why not try these local campsites?

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Councillor Eric Bell in the red phone box that will be transformed into a mini library at the top of Hillside Crescent, Whittle-le-Woods

Red phone kiosk in Whittle-le-Woods to become book swap

A third iconic red phone box is to be transformed into a diminutive library in Whittle-le-Woods.

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An artist impression of how Theatre Walk aka Peter Wink in Chorley will look following the improvements

‘Smelly alley’ in Chorley to get a fresh new look in town revamp

A narrow alley linking a theatre with Chorley town centre is to be brightened up with a fresh new look.

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New flood barrier for Croston nursing home

New flood barrier for Croston nursing home

A nursing home which flooded in the 2015 Boxing Day floods in Croston is taking steps to prevent a repeat occurrence.

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Scouts taking part in the annual St George's Day parade

St George's Day celebrations at Astley Park

Chorley District Scouts along with Girl Guides will be holding their annual St George’s Day celebration event on Sunday April 23 from 2pm at Astley Park.

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Treasures discovered in long lost garden

Treasures discovered in long lost garden

A unique lost garden is revealing treasures unseen for 80 years as volunteers embark on a £4.2m project to preserve the area for future generations.

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Broken hip sees cyclist crash out

Broken hip sees cyclist crash out

Last year’s winner of the Chorley Grand Prix is injured, rendering him unable to race this Saturday.

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BREAKING: Fire 'engulfing' Chorley pub

A major fire is ripping through a pub in Chorley.
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Anti-fracking signs in Little Plumpton, Lancashire

REACTION: Lancashire anti-fracking campaigners lose High Court action

Today campaigners fighting a Government decision to give the go-ahead for a fracking site in Lancashire have lost their High Court action.

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Anti-fracking protesters including Gayzer Frackman outside County Hall

Anti-frack campaigners lose their High Court action

Campaigners fighting a Government decision to give the go-ahead for a fracking site in Lancashire have lost their High Court action.

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The existing Flat Iron car park

Preparation work starts on Flat Iron car park

Visitors to Chorley’s Flat Iron car park will notice some changes from today as preparation ground work begins for the extension to Market Walk shopping centre.

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Conifer tree in Astley Park in Chorley chopped down

Conifer taken down for funding bid

A large Conifer tree outside Chorley’s Astley Hall has been taken down after an agreement was reached with a woman whose father’s ashes are buried at its base.

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Janette Jones has been helping animals like Milly the hedgehog

Fund hedgehog critical care centre in Chorley

Critically injured hedgehogs in Chorley could be getting a brand new intensive care unit.

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Theresa May is preparing to trigger Article 50 and kick start Britain's exit from the EU

ARTICLE 50: Key questions about first step towards Brexit

The formal process to leave the European Union starts when Theresa May triggers Article 50.

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Theresa May is preparing to trigger Article 50 and kick start Britain's exit from the EU

ARTICLE 50: Once the UK leaves the EU, is there any way back in?

As Theresa May gets ready to trigger Article 50 and formally notify the European Union of Britain's intention to leave, some will be wondering whether there is even a small chance that, one day, the UK will rejoin.

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Pack Horse Bridge at Euxton

Drain-blocked bridge needs urgent action

Action has been urged on another ‘flooded’ rail bridge in Euxton.

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