Chorley locations

Key locations covered in the Chorley borough to the south side of Preston, Lancashire including Chorley town centre, Euxton, Buckshaw Village, Whittle-le-Woods, Clayton-le-Woods, Clayton Brook, Rivington, Croston, Adlington, Withnell, Brinscall and Hoghton.

Chorley shop blatantly and repeatedly sold vapes to kids

A stock image of vapes and liquids The owner of a Chorley vape shop has been fined and ordered to carry out 150 hours’ unpaid community work after admitting selling to kids and stocking illegal products. Umar […]

12 hours ago
Band bringing folk music from their Newfoundland home to Preston and Chorley

Rum Ragged Pic: Jeff Miller and Charlie Benoit A band from the eastern Canadian island of Newfoundland are set to play gigs in Preston and Chorley. Rum Ragged are said to take a bold approach to the distinct […]

2 days ago
Men’s mental health football team looks for new training ground

The team support each other with mental health issues. A men’s mental health football team, based in Preston and Chorley, are looking for a new place to train during the Summer. Old Knackers FC, known as ‘OKFC’, are a […]

3 days ago
New Mayor and Mayoress welcomed in Chorley

The new Mayor and Mayoress of Chorley Councillors Gordon and Margaret France, official portraits at Astley Hall, Chorley. Picture by Paul Heyes Chorley Council has welcomed a new Mayor and Mayoress. Mayor, Councillor Gordon France and Mayoress, Councillor Margaret France were formally sworn in at Chorley’s annual meeting last week on 14 […]

4 days ago
Croston pub to be knocked down for Co-op and café plan despite traffic fears

The Crown, Station Road, Croston An empty Croston pub will be knocked down to make way for a Co-op shop despite concerns from residents over safety issues along the road. Councillors this week approved plans […]

6 days ago
Gregson Lane shut due to fire at derelict building

Road closure at Gregson Lane. Pic: Blog Preston A road on the South Ribble and Chorley border is closed this morning after a fire. Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service and Lancashire Constabulary were called to Gregson Lane at […]

6 days ago
Man in his 70s dies in hospital after Clayton-le-Woods A6 crash

A general view of the A6 at Whittle-le-Woods A man was killed in a one-vehicle incident in Chorley yesterday morning (18 May). Police were called at around 10.48am to the A6 Preston Road at Clayton-le-Woods after reports of […]

1 week ago
Simple step you can take to help people battling with mental health as NHS struggles

Mary O'Gara. Pic: Sharon and Paul O'Gara High suicide rates in Lancashire are leaving experts afraid we ‘haven’t seen the peak of this yet’ – but a simple initiative from one charity can make a real difference. […]

2 weeks ago
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