Local News

Morris dancing arrives in Chorley Village

On recent summers Thursday evening, drivers and walkers on Bolton Road in Abbey Village will have been taking a double look as over 20 Morris Dancers with a twist filled the car park of the Hare and Hounds and performed for crowds for over two hours. 

Best of Chorley on display at Brindle Village show

County Councillor Andrew Snowden has praised Brindle Village Show for another fantastic year. The show, which took place on 1st September 2018 at Brindle Community Hall, attracted entrants from across the Chorley area in a range of categories covering arts, crafts, baking and growing. 

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%.