Controversial Whittle-le-Woods housing estate paused while plans are expanded

Town Lane development site A bid to finalise controversial plans to build hundreds of new homes in Chorley has been delayed. Redrow Homes has already been granted outline planning permission for its long-proposed development […]

6 hours ago
The Cartford Inn in Little Eccleston named best in England at AA Hospitality Awards

The Cartford Inn's AA Hospitality Award Pic: The Cartford Inn / X The Cartford Inn in Little Eccleston has been named the best in England at the AA Hospitality Awards 2024. The bar, restaurant and hotel won Inn of the Year. Originally […]

7 hours ago
Chorley GP ‘completely delighted’ to remain at helm of surgery after campaign of support

Withnell Health Centre staff A Chorley GP whose patients launched a campaign to keep her as their doctor has been told by NHS bosses that she can remain at the helm of the surgery […]

13 hours ago
What Lancashire’s leaders are saying about revisiting mayor plans

County Hall in Preston. Pic: Blog Preston Five Lancashire district council leaders have called for the county’s devolution deal to be renegotiated with the new government – with two of them also pushing for an elected mayor […]

16 hours ago
Lancashire devolution discussions back on table with renewed push for elected mayor likely

Lancashire Devolution deal No decision has yet been taken over whether the devolution deal Lancashire struck with the last Conservative government will be implemented in its current form by the new Labour administration, […]

16 hours ago
Ex-Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans pays heartfelt tribute to his former constituents

As Nigel Evans made his way into the election count in the early hours of last Friday morning (5 July), he had the air of man who perhaps knew his […]

17 hours ago
Legendary Chorley nightclub to be converted to 18-room HMO

Former Applejax Nightclub, Chorley A legendary Chorley nightspot, where locals revelled for more than 30 years, is to be converted into bedsits. The Applejax Nightclub – which first opened its doors on Park Road […]

18 hours ago
Review: Beating the ‘barn door breakfast challenge’ at family-friendly café Roots

The barn door breakfast bap I’m always on the lookout for cafes with something to keep our toddler occupied so when I saw a little playhouse in Roots Cafe posted on Instagram, it was added […]

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