Local News

HGV frustrations for villagers

Buckshaw Village have again experienced HGV vehicles getting themselves stuck while trying to take shortcuts through the village. This is inspire of signs having been recently erected, making it quite clear that there is no HGV access. County Councillor Aidy Riggott commented:

Chorley boundary review launched to balance ward sizes

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England will today launch a Ward boundary review across the Chorley Borough Council area to address inequalities in the number of electors per councillor.

£394 million more EVERY WEEK for the NHS

OUR LONG-TERM PLAN FOR THE NHS

We're increasing NHS funding by £394 million a week in real terms by 2023/24.

1. £20.5 billion a year, £394 million a week, extra in real terms by 2023/24.

2. A ten year plan for world-class healthcare with more doctors and nurses.

Chorley's employment rate at highest on record since 2004

It was announced today that Chorley's employment rate in the year to December 2017 reached 84.9%, the highest on record since they began in December 2004.  And our neighbouring South Ribble constituency also broke records at 86.2%.

Prime Minister's message to Chorley

Next week voters across Chorley will go to the polls in the local elections.

These elections are so important as they will shape the decisions that affect the lives of every one of us on a day to day basis.

Chorley Elections 2018 - Conservatives in every ward

Chorley Conservatives are fielding candidates in every ward across the constituency for this years Chorley Council elections being held on Thursday May 3rd.

Adlington and Anderton

Paul LOWE

Astley and Buckshaw

Aidy RIGGOTT

Brindle and Hoghton

Councillors reject homes plan for Camelot site

Plans to build homes on the former Camelot site in Charnock Richard have been thrown out by Chorley councillors.

Local Conservative borough councillor Paul Leadbetter urged the development control committee to reject the proposals.