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Chorley sits to the south of Preston and while a borough and town in its own right then a lot of Prestonians go back and forth. Chorley Council is the council for the district.

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 […]

11 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
Golf driver flew past police at 100mph on M6 driving under the influence with no insurance

The seized car on the M61 A person has been arrested and a vehicle seized after an incident on the motorway network. A Volkswagen Golf passed police on the M6 while travelling at over 100mph in […]

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 […]

2 days ago
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Lifesaving stroke treatments at risk because of difficulty recruiting staff

Royal Preston Hospital Emergency Department Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust A plan for Lancashire residents to have a potentially lifesaving stroke treatment available to them around the clock by the autumn could be in jeopardy – because of difficulties recruiting […]

2 days ago
New constituency boundaries and candidates in Preston, Chorley and South Ribble for the 2024 general election

The skyline of Preston Pic: Mick Gardner With the general election campaign now well under way, this is how the contests are shaping up in each of the constituencies around Preston, South Ribble and Chorley ahead of […]

3 days ago
PNE kit sponsor PAR Group bought out by Preston-based firm

Preston North End’s principal sponsor for the past three years, Chorley-based Plastic and Rubber (PAR) Group, has been sold to a Preston-based business. PAR, a family-owned manufacturer and supplier of engineering […]

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
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