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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

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 […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

2 months 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 […]

2 months ago
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Preston homecare provider invests thousands for training at new city centre branch

Homecare assistant Zohreh Madani (left) and homecare assistant Kirsten Capstick demonstrating the hoist in the new Care Training Academy at Preston A Preston-based homecare provider has invested thousands of pounds in training at its new branch in the city. Westmorland Homecare’s new branch opened in December last year, providing care to […]

2 months ago
Local authorities to be given final say on projects such as Midge Hall reopening

Midge Hall station A government transport minister has said it is up to local authorities to decide whether projects like reopening Midge Hall station near Leyland are the best way to spend the […]

2 months ago
Singing group for new mothers starts in Leyland

Singing Mamas at the Chorley venue, Primrose Gardens. Pic: Emily A new ‘Singing Mamas’ has started in Leyland this week for new mums of babies aged 0-4 months old. The group will run every week, from Central Lancashire Slings on […]

2 months ago
Tesco launches investigation and is ‘deeply concerned’ over video of Leyland incident

A still taken from the video featuring staff from Tesco in Leyland An investigation has been launched after a video appeared to show three individuals in a violent exchange with a man. The footage, which was sent to Blog Preston by a […]

2 months ago
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