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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

Two teenage boys arrested after police chase stolen car from Preston to Leyland

The car showroom in Blackpool Road at Clifton Pic: Google Two teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of stealing a car. Preston Police say they were called to a car showroom in Blackpool Road at Clifton near to Preston […]

3 months ago
Leyland hoping to replicate Penwortham with revamped nightlife

Hough Lane redesigned The leader of South Ribble Borough Council says he is “disappointed
[but] not overly concerned” at the disappearance of a raft of retailers from Leyland ahead of a ÂŁ38m facelift of […]

3 months ago
Oldest surviving member of Preston’s Windrush community celebrates 100th birthday

Jim with his wife Gwen. Pic: Preston Community Gateway The oldest surviving member of Preston’s Windrush community has turned 100. Jameson (Jim) St Valle, turned 100 years old this month, celebrating his birthday with family, friends and staff at […]

3 months ago
Leyland-based child protection organisation to celebrate birthday with special event

L-R: Megan Harper-Bates, last year’s Mayor of Preston Councillor Neil Darby, Karen Livesey, last year's Mayor of South Ribble Councillor David Howarth, Jackie Williams A Leyland-based organisation that works to prevent children becoming victims of exploitation and abuse is celebrating its fourth birthday with a special event. No Whispers Community Interest Company offers training […]

3 months ago
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Blog Preston’s arts, culture and city events coverage plan secures major backing

Crowds at the Windrush Festival in Avenham Park Pic: Paul Yates/Preston Photographic Society Multiple projects aimed at helping boost arts, culture and sport in Preston and the surrounding area are set to receive a funding lift. Blog Preston’s plan to increase its coverage […]

3 months ago
New Indian takeaway Desi Punjabi Cuisine opens in Leyland

A new Indian takeaway has opened in Leyland. Desi Punjabi Cuisine has opened its doors to the public in recent weeks in Towngate. A spokesperson for the restaurant said that […]

3 months ago
M6 cannabis bust as police uncover stash in boot at Leyland

The M6 near Junction 28 for Leyland Pic: Google Two people have been charged following a substantial cannabis seizure on the M6. Police stopped a car on the M6 at Leyland in the early hours of Tuesday 5 March and […]

3 months ago
Leyland Trucks’ apprentices visit Westminster

MP for South Ribble, Katherine Fletcher talking to the apprentices. Pic: Leyland Trucks Apprentices from Leyland Trucks showcased their skills to Members of Parliament this month in London. Jasmine Sandwell, a first-year supply chain apprentice, Ethan Sauce, a second-year maintenance apprentice, and Alfie […]

4 months ago
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