Too many blocked roadside gullies in Heath Charnock writes Peter Malpas

All I was short of today was a dog, writes Peter Malpas, but as it turned out I came across two gas leaks, one on Rawlinson Lane in Heath Charnock, and another in Westhoughton Road.  Both were reported to the National Grid by the way; the one in Rawlinson Lane turned out to be two the engineer to

Theresa May: Our Plan for Britain

In a major speech on the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, the Prime Minister has called for a truly Global Britain – an independent, self-governing nation working with our European allies and trading with the rest of the world. 

More funds to fix Lancashire's potholes

Chorley Conservatives have welcomed news that local road-users will benefit from a dedicated £1,718,000 pothole fund for Lancashire, which will help keep the country moving and build a country that works for everyone. 

A581 Dawbers Lane Euxton to Rufford in part of £25 million road safety boost

The A581 from the A49 in Euxton through to Rufford features in a national £25 million Safer Roads Fund for 2017/18, part of £175 m between 2017/18 and 2020/21 in which the Department for Transport invites proposals from eligible local highway authorities to improve the safety of 50 specific secti