Lab-Lib County Council looking to cut bus services

Residents are being urged to take part in a consultation being conducted by the Labour-led Lancashire County Council to cut weekend and bank holiday bus services throughout Lancashire including Chorley services connecting neighbouring communities. We urge residents to respond very quickly as the closing date is on the 17th January 2014 and alert users who may not be aware of the consultation.

New homes bonus boost for Chorley's residents

Chorley is set to receive a massive New Homes Bonus again from the Conservative-led government next year, the largest in Lancashire. The payment rewards communities for the number of new homes, and this next Chorley is set to receive over £2.6 million, double that of Lancashire's next highest, Fylde Borough Council.

Local government settlement fair for local councils

This week the Conservative-led government has announced the local government settlement for Chorley Council.  Chorley is the only District Council in Lancashire to show an increase in terms of spending power per household, and one of just 35 district councils in England.

Chancery Road hedge saved

Conservative Councillors Mark Perks and Alan Platt have just published their latest newsletter for Astley and Buckshaw Ward.

Solar farm plans concern for Heapey residents

Plans for a solar farm in Heapey is causing concern for local residents, and Pennine Ward councillor Marie Gray wants residents to have their say on the proposals.