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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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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Carol Price with the litter collected at a previous clean up

Litter pick at Hoghton Bottoms

Litter pickers who have been cleaning up a Hoghton beauty spot for 25 years are once again calling for help in their green crusade.

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Morecambe student Owen Lambert is treated after being hit by a car on Westminster Bridge. He was caught up in the terror attack at the Houses of Parliament. PHOTO: by Carl Court/Getty Images

Lancashire student hurt in London terror attack

A Lancashire student has been injured after being caught up in the terror alert at the House of Parliament.

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An example of the materials that will be used for the new car park

Car park at popular tourism destination to be given a facelift

Visitors to a popular Chorley tourist attraction will soon benefit from better parking facilities as work begins on improving the car park at Yarrow Valley Country Park.

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Artists impressions of Primrose Gardens retirement village

Build starts for apartments in centre of Chorley

Work is due to start today on an ambitious scheme to provide apartments for older people in Chorley town centre.

Another rainy day in Preston

Preston urged to plug the rain drain

It’s raining, again, in one of Britain’s wettest places.

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About 100 dogs take a walk through a country park wagging their tails for a children’s hospice

Almost 100 dogs wagged their tails round a country park in Clayton-le-Woods with their owners in tow.

Euxton Library is one of the community assets which could be protected by the increase in parish precept

Parish council hikes its tax precept by over 44 per cent

Residents living within the boundaries of Euxton parish will see an increase their council tax for the first time in seven years.

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View of Buckshaw Village

Green bin collection confusion at Buckshaw Village is cleared up

Residents of Buckshaw Village left in limbo over charges for garden waste collection have finally got an answer.

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