Transforming Homes in Britain

For decades, sink estates, and sometimes the people who lived in them, have been seen as something simply to be managed, leading to gangs, and entrenching poverty.

Perks fights plan to open hospital home access

Councillor Mark Perks, who represents Chorley's Astley and Buckshaw Ward, and Lancashire's North Division, is joining residents in objecting to plans to open up access into Astley Village's Edgefield and connecting roads.Plans have been submitted to give road access to Dutch Barn Close which is situated within Chorley Hospital grounds.

English Votes for English Laws: Delivered

In our manifesto, we committed to English Votes for English Laws – and we’ve now delivered it.The Housing Bill was the first piece of legislation to be subject to the new system.It wasn’t fair that

Chorley's Labour Council reveals cost of flower show

Chorley Council has revealed the cost of staging the two-day flower show in Astley Park held in August last year.    Figures published by Chorley Council on their website reveal they spent £123,494 staging the flower show, while a separate freedom of information enquiry shows income totalling just £32,896.

Autumn spending review - message from the Chancellor

To protect our economic security, we are taking the difficult decisions to live within our means and bring our debts down. The public spending plans set out today will mean that we will reach a surplus of £10.1 billion in 2019/20 – that’s higher than was forecast at the Budget and means Britain will be out of the red and into the black.