A&E downgrade at Chorley and South Ribble hospital

Chorley Conservatives are expressing their deep concern and regret at Lancashire NHS Trust’s decision to temporarily downgrade the A&E service provision at Chorley Hospital and temporarily transfer it to Preston Royal Hospital.

Ensuring dignity in retirement

Today, the Basic State Pension increases to £119.30 a week, the biggest real-terms rise in 15 years.Because of our triple lock, we have ensured that the state pension rises every year in line with wages, prices or by 2.5% – whichever is highest.

New eighth County Divison confirmed for Chorley

The Local Boundary Commission for England has confirmned the final boundary arrangements for Lancashire County Council Divisions across Chorley.  Due to population changes across the County, Chorley gets an extra county councillor at the expense of Preston.