News and information about Leyland, a town in the borough of South Ribble and has the headquarters of South Ribble Borough Council within it as well as Worden Park

Concern growing for Leyland woman last seen in Preston city centre

Johanne Anderson Pic: Preston Police Police say they are concerned for the welfare of a woman last seen in Preston city centre during Saturday afternoon. Johanne Anderson, from Leyland, was last seen leaving the St […]

14 hours ago
Leyland skatepark fundraiser this weekend to improve facilities

The skatepark is open to all ages and abilities. Pic: Peter Booth A youth-led skatepark in Leyland is holding a fundraising event this weekend, aiming to raise money to improve facilities and make the park more accessible. The indoor skatepark, on Talbot Road, is looking to modernise […]

4 days ago
Penwortham choir to celebrate influential composers with concert in Ashton

Rawstorne Singers A Penwortham-based choir is set to celebrate the lives of two influential composers with a special performance. The Rawstorne Singers’ Choral Celebration will mark the 150th anniversary of the birth […]

6 days ago
Leyland couple appeal for more people to adopt children with additional needs in Preston

Alison and Barbara who have adopted three children together. Pic: Barbara A couple from Leyland are supporting a Preston adoption agencies appeal for more adoptive parents for children with additional needs. Barbara and Alison, who have been together for 16 years, […]

1 week ago
Leyland’s Music In The Park festival to support St Catherine’s Hospice

St Catherine's Hospice has been selected as the festivals charity partner. St Catherine’s Hospice has been selected as a charity partner for this year’s Music In The Park festival. The outdoor festival, on 26 May will be at Worden Park in […]

2 weeks ago
Family fun day celebrates life of mum, wife and cancer nurse specialist from Leyland

Andrew and Charlotte with some of Sandra’s former colleagues, some of which still work at Rosemere Cancer Centre. Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation A family fun day celebrating the life of a wife, mum and cancer nurse specialist from Leyland raised almost £3,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.  The day celebrated the life of […]

2 weeks ago
Row over mini-roundabout with six exits proposed as part of third Ulnes Walton jail

A581 Southport Road and Ulnes Walton Lane junction A highways expert has branded as “bizarre” the suggestion that a mini-roundabout proposed as part of plans to build a new prison in rural Chorley would have too many exits […]

3 weeks ago
Leyland housing company invites charities to pitch for funding at ‘Dragon’s Den-style event’

Progress Housing Group colleagues and volunteers at the previous Soup Dragon’s Den A Leyland-based housing company is inviting charities to pitch for funding at a ‘Dragon’s Den-style event’. Progress Housing Group is calling on charities and community groups in the South Ribble […]

3 weeks ago
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