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CHORLEY LIVE: 200 live acts all for a fiver

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Wristbands have gone on sale for the two-day music entertainment event Chorley Live.

Discover your inner author in annual short story competition

Lancashire Telegraph: Positivity needed

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Writers are being asked to consider their sins for Chorley and District Writers’ Circle as part of its annual national short story competition.

Cannons back at Astley Hall

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Two cannons which were presented to a Chorley business 50 years ago have been restored to a prominent position in Astley Park.

Chorley actor's Pride over the miners’ strike’s strange bedfellows

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

AN actor from Chorley who stars in a major film released next week said he feels ‘enormously privileged’ to have been part of its stellar cast.

Chorley could have its own independence vote

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Residents in Chorley could get their chance to vote on whether they would like the borough to become a unitary authority next autumn.

Travellers handed plot next to Chorley pub

Lancashire Telegraph: Euro Car Park, Eanam

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

A PROPOSED location for a permanent Gypsy and Traveller site in Chorley has been confirmed – close to a pub and historic cottages.

Disabled Chorley man has car taken

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:10pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A car was stolen from a severely disabled man.

Golf day helps Chorley Mayor’s causes

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:01pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Golf enthusiasts joined the Mayor of Chorley, Coun Roy Lees at his Charity Golf Day last week.

Meet meerkats, gasp at owls or cuddle a skunk!

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:10pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is flying open its doors on Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21, for the annual wildlife spectacular: Animal Magic.

Small firms’ big impact on UK economy

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:13pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

SMALL and micro businesses across Britain plan to take on a staggering 1.9 million extra employees in 2014, potentially adding £27 billion to the British economy in new small business wages.

Magic and lost secrets at Chorley Little Theatre

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:11pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

FOLLOWING a smash hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe, family favourite magicians Morgan and West launch their new tour at Chorley Little Theatre next week.

Gospel Hall set to stage its open day

Lancashire Telegraph: What flavour of crisps would these need to be for you to dig in?

5:05pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Chorley Gospel Hall, Rydal Place, is hosting an open day on Saturday, September 20 from 10am until 4pm with various displays about their work.

Chorley family history society meeting scheduled

Lancashire Telegraph: 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

Lancashire Telegraph:

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.

Nursery’s £1,192 gift for hospital ‘home’

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Staff and children from Doodle’s Day Nursery in Chorley delivered a cheque for £1,192 to Ronald McDonald House, Manchester.

Chance to explore history of Chorley church

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Monday 8th September 2014

St George’s Church in Chorley town centre, in common with 4,000 of historic sites nationwide, will be opening its doors for Heritage Open Days on Friday and Saturday, September 12 and 13.

Sports car destroyed in fire near Chorley

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:30pm Sunday 7th September 2014

A HUNT has been launched for the driver of a sports car which was found burning on the M6 today.

Brinscall teacher and author dies, aged 77

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

A FORMER headteacher who conducted walking tours and wrote a successful book about Brinscall has died.

Former Emmerdale man talks about his brush with film greats

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:42pm Thursday 4th September 2014

AN actor who stars in a major film released next week said he feels ‘enormously privileged’ to have been part of its stellar cast.

Historic architectural wonder returns to railway between Chorley and Leyland

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:05pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AN architectural wonder has returned to the railway between Chorley and Leyland with the historic ‘Flying Arches’ re-introduced after eight years.

Chorley welder death probe ‘could take months’

Lancashire Telegraph: Richard Calsen

4:30pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

An investigation into the death of a Chorley man who died in an accident at work is still underway.

App will reduce North West roadwork problems

Lancashire Telegraph: TRAFFIC JAM: Traffic near the Prince of Wales roundabout in Harrogate at a standstill as preparations for The Tour de France take place in the town centre  Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

4:19pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Roadworks information is getting smarter thanks to new technology pioneered in the North West.

Name of the game: Competition winners to pick St Catherine's Hospice room names

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:35pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE winners have been chosen in a competition to name the rooms within an exciting new development taking shape at St Catherine's Hospice.

Chorley Post Office pilots Sunday opening

Lancashire Telegraph: A Royal Mail post box

4:34pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Chorley postal delivery office is to pilot Sunday opening from this weekend.

Chorley Amateur Dramatic Society tackles Talking Heads

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:31pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The new season of plays from Chorley Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Society starts on Monday, September 8 with Talking Heads.

Chorley archaeological society AGM at Central Library

Lancashire Telegraph: Archaeology Activities Day

4:30pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Chorley Historical and Archaeological Society’s next meeting is the annual meeting at 7.30pm on Tuesday, September 9 at the Central Library, Union Street.

Dedicate a tree to create lasting tribute to those who served in First World War

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:24pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

OVER the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country — and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Don’t lose the right to vote, public urged

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Peter Wilson

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

People across Chorley are being urged to ensure they don’t lose their right to vote in future elections following changes to the way they need register to vote.

Ex-Chorley MP cleared in expenses probe

Lancashire Telegraph: Den Dover MEP

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Former Chorley MP Den Dover will not face criminal charges over allegations of expenses misconduct while representing the Tory Party at Brussels and Strasbourg.

American dream for Chorley Buccaneer after exam joy

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A budding American Footballer is dreaming of a scholarship in the United States after he passed his GCSEs with flying colours.

Clean-up tribute to hero soldiers

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:56pm Friday 29th August 2014

A memorial to two brothers who died during the First World War has been cleaned up to become a fitting and lasting tribute to them.

Firms signing up to Boost county

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

A further 21 private and public sector organisations have signed up to give their backing to Boost Business Lancashire – the county’s £7.2million business growth hub.

Missing Chorley man found

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:13pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A 42-year-old man who went missing from his home in Chorley has been found safe and well.

Help needed for elderly Chorley and South Ribble patients

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Volunteers are needed to support older people at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital.

Record results at Runshaw College

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:20am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A sixth form college celebrated a year of record breaking performances last week.

Call to hand in your weapons

Lancashire Telegraph: All of these knives will be destroyed

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

POLICE are appealing directly to residents to hand in their weapons during a knife amnesty.

All set for ‘Chorley Live’

Lancashire Telegraph: Ook & the Elephant performed at Chorley Little Theatre for Chorley Live, a successful arts event last year

6:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

THE venues for a huge live entertainment event in Chorley have been announced as excitement builds ahead of the second Chorley Live.

Chorley working mum ‘on benefits’

Lancashire Telegraph: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A mother-of-three from Astley Village, Chorley, has been found guilty of benefit fraud totalling nearly £2,000.

Chorley chaos nears end as trains resume

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Improvements to the rail network in Chorley which have caused disruption to passengers and motorists this summer will be finished on time.

Fun for all as clowns roll into Chorley

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A fortnight of fun in Chorley town centre kicks off this week with shoppers being entertained throughout the last two weeks of August.

Tributes paid after death of Chorley mother and her toddler

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Tributes have been paid to a woman and toddler who were found dead at their home in Chorley.

Redevelopment will follow demolition of Chorley building

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Peter Wilson

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A derelict former children’s home which has blighted a neighbourhood for decades is set to be bulldozed to make way for affordable housing for local people.

Gruelling bike ride boosts care funds

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Big-hearted volunteers from two local firms raised more than £14,000 Sue Ryder Cuerden Hall by cycling the difficult and challenging 170-mile-long ‘Way of the Roses’.

Allergy scare echo of family tragedy after curry

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A FOOTBALL coach suffered a life-threatening allergic reaction after tasting an Indian takeaway containing peanuts — 10 years after his sister died from eating a curry from a Chorley takeaway.

Chorley X Factor finalist Jonjo signs for tribute to heroes

Lancashire Telegraph: Jonjo Kerr

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Chorley X Factor finalist and Army veteran, Jonjo Kerr has taken part in a new recording of the hit marching song ‘Pack Up Your Troubles’ for the national military charity SSAFA.

Woman and toddler found dead at Chorley home identified

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:15am Friday 15th August 2014

THE identities of a woman and toddler found dead in Chorley have been released.

Chorley girl to take dip with Olympic champion

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington will appear at a charity event inspired by a miraculous ‘water baby’.

Woman and toddler found dead at Chorley house

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A MURDER investigation is underway following the deaths of a woman and toddler in Chorley.

Driver arrested as police investigate death of chef

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:11pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A DRIVER has been arrested after a young chef was found dead in the road shortly after leaving work at a nearby pub.

Have your say on £10m Market Walk shopping centre

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

People still have the chance to give their views on proposals to extend the Market Walk shopping centre.


Chorley what's on

Britain’s Got Talent star joins pantomime team for classic story in Hoghton (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 2:24pm Tue 21 Jan 14

WARM up on a cool winter’s night with Hotpants – or Hoghton Pantomime Society’s production of Dick…

Chorley Live music in streets (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 1:38pm Thu 21 Nov 13

Acts from Chorley Live will be returning to perform in the town centre as part of the festive activities in the…

Ideas for Chorley Amateur Dramatic and Operatic society's next season invited (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 3:35pm Tue 17 Sep 13

SUBMISSIONS are invited for Chorley Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Society’s (CADOS) next season.

Alistair McGowan among Edinburgh Fringe stars booked for Chorley (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 10:40am Wed 28 Aug 13

Chorley Little Theatre has announced a line-up that will bring the best highlights of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival…

Rock band show (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 10:41am Wed 28 Aug 13

THE Adrian Gautrey Band will provide the entertainment at BJ’s Rock in the Blues Club at The Hop Pocket, Carr…

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