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

Police appeal to find woman missing from Leyland

Jessica Kemp Police are appealing for help to find a woman who is missing from Leyland. Jessica Kemp was last seen in Springfield Road at 1.30pm yesterday (Thursday 7 December). Officers say […]

23 hours ago
Leyland Trucks donate thousands to Preston charities

Representatives from Leyland Trucks and this year’s chosen charities Leyland Trucks’ Helping Hand charity arm donated £17,000 in total to charities across Lancashire, including Derian House. The donations were received on 28th November, in Celebration of Giving Tuesday, a […]

2 days ago
Proud ambassador for autism Jake switches on the Preston Christmas lights for 2023

Switch On Star Jake Ogden Proud Leyland lad Jake Ogden has switched on the city’s Christmas lights for 2023. Jake, who has autism, won the Switch On Star competition in recognition of his tireless charity work. Jake […]

2 weeks ago
Work begins on new 5,000 capacity cricket ground at Farington

Proposed Farington ovals Top-class cricket has come a step closer to finding a new home at the heart of Lancashire after work got underway on a long-planned new ground in South Ribble. The […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement £50,000 worth of illegal vapes and nicotine products seized from shops in South Ribble

Seized illegal vape and nicotine products Illicit products including cigarettes and disposable vapes, which, if sold as genuine, would be worth almost £50,000, have been seized as part of Operation Centurion.  Following information from the public, […]

3 weeks ago
Leyland Market to be relocated ahead of major refurbishment

Leyland Market Leyland Market is set to move into a temporary home while a major refurbishment of the facility takes place. Details of where and when traders will be relocated are being […]

4 weeks ago
Major fire shuts Golden Hill Road in Leyland

Police have closed Golden Hill Lane from its junction with School Lane Pic: Google A major fire has closed roads in Leyland during Saturday afternoon. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service has eight crews in attendance at a fire at a commercial building in Golden […]

4 weeks ago
Farington Waste Recovery Park fire started by rechargeable battery

A fire at Farington Waste Recovery Park was started by a rechargeable battery, it has been reported. Just before 5pm on Saturday, November 4, 2023 staff at the waste facility […]

1 month ago
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