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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.

Ranger day’s a wild success for youngsters

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

CHILDREN were given the chance to go wild as part of the first ever Junior Ranger Day hosted by South Ribble Borough Council.

Whittle-le-Woods £20k benefits cheat avoids spell in prison

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

6:30am Monday 11th August 2014

A woman has been sentenced to 12 weeks in jail, suspended for a year, after she pleaded guilty to benefit fraud of more than £20,000.

Police hunting ‘vulgar’ Ironman route racists

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

Racist vandals scrawled anti-Islamic graffiti on part of the bike route used for Ironman UK event through Chorley.

Public invited to display World War One commemorative items

Lancashire Telegraph: Soldiers in a World War One Trench

8:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

PEOPLE with World War One memorabilia are being invited to display it on Chorley Markets as the traders look to remember the role local people played in the war.

Chorley shows its splendours to Britain in Bloom judges

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Chorley’s floral features will take centre stage when the judges for the prestigious Britain in Bloom competition come to town today.

Blackspot road reopens after repairs

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

A road has reopened after repairs were carried out on a building which was damaged in a fatal traffic incident.

Chorley fly-tippers will be named and shamed

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:23pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

PEOPLE dumping rubbish are to be named and shamed and face prosecution as a campaign is launched to stop those making the borough look a mess.

Missing woman found safe and well in Chorley

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A WOMAN who was missing from home has been found.

Inspectors’ second rap for Withnell care home chiefs

Lancashire Telegraph: Care Quality Commission logo

5:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A care home has been rapped by a watchdog for the second time this year after failing to make several improvements that were demanded by inspectors.

Degree joy for Doctor Foxx

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A PIONEER of electronic music whose influence still resonates today has been made an honorary Doctor of Philosophy.

Clayton-Le-Woods mum gets suspended prison sentence for £20k benefits scam

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

7:00am Monday 4th August 2014

A MUM has been handed a six-month suspended jail sentence after admitting claiming more than £20,000 in benefits she was not entitled to.

Chorley and South Ribble care centre bid is ‘step in the right direction’

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Sunday 3rd August 2014

A health watchdog has welcomed plans to build a new Urgent Care Centre at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital.

Ramona’s born in the USA, reborn in Chorley

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

AMERICAN Ramona Mulligan has found happiness in Lancashire – thanks to her love of Bruce Springsteen.

Chorley youngsters free to make waves

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Youngsters can make waves this summer in Chorley as free swimming is back at two pools.

Woman's body found in Rivington Lake

Lancashire Telegraph: Police hunt man suspected of raping woman in her 20s

3:21pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE body of a woman in her 20s has been found in a reservoir.

Parks fly Green Flag for South Ribble

Lancashire Telegraph: Wild flowers in Brintons Park

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Three of South Ribble’s parks have retained their Green Flag status hot on the heels of the announcement of a major new park for the borough.

Lancashire meals on wheels trial works a treat

Lancashire Telegraph: Changes to meals on wheels service finalised

5:11pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MEALS on wheels service aimed at ensuring people have access to a hot meal is being rolled out across the borough after a successful trial.

Chorley manager Flitcroft’s managing nicely with new eco business

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:35pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Chorley FC manager Garry Flitcroft is hoping to corner the property market after launching his own eco-friendly timber frame housing business.

Sheep stuck in mud between Rivington Pike and Winter Hill

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

It was certainly a rescue with a difference when these sheep had to be saved after they got stuck in some mud.

Members of public welcomed to First World War exhibition

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Members of the public will be able to see newly displayed artefacts and learn about conditions in a ‘trench experience’ for the centenary of the First World War.

Chorley women reach awards final

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A record number of entries to this year’s Enterprise Vision Awards hasn’t stopped five Chorley women from making the finals.

Chorley's first bubble tea bar opens

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Chorley’s first bubble tea bar has opened as part of a £350,000 council revamp of the town centre.

Chorley special constable sets up Polish Facebook page

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A POLISH special constable has set up a police Facebook page aimed at people from his native country who live in Lancashire.

Chorley music pioneer who founded 80s band Ultravox given uni honour

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A PIONEER of electronic music has been made an honorary doctor of philosophy.

Chorley man faces £340 bill over dropped cigarette

Lancashire Telegraph: Cigarette streets

2:39pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A CHORLEY man faces a £340 bill for dropping a cigarette end in a town car park.

Buckshaw Village choir sings out for children's hospice

Lancashire Telegraph: Derian House - Coffee Morning

2:36pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A CHOIR which is based in Buckshaw Village is staging two shows in aid of a children’s hospice this week.

Chorley council looking for ‘independence’ from county

Lancashire Telegraph: Lindsay Hoyle MP

3:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

“Get behind us,” that was the message from Chorley MP Lindsay Hoyle as he backs the borough’s ambitious plans for ‘independence’.


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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