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Leyland Trucks sets £20,000 fundraising target for local charities

Leyland Trucks DAF trucks Helping Hand, the non-profit organisation run by Leyland Trucks and PACCAR Parts employees, is raising £20,000 for local charities. The fundraising goal is part of a new programme of large-scale […]

2 months ago
Leyland Festival cancelled for second year in a row

Leyland Festival have announced via Twitter that it will not be going ahead for a second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, they have set a […]

4 months ago
Leyland Trucks launch virtual fundraiser to replace cancelled event

The Factory to Festival event in 2019 A one-off charity initiative has been launched in Leyland to replace the fourth Factory to Festival charity bike ride, which is cancelled this year due to COVID-19. Leyland Trucks’ annual […]

12 months ago
Guild Wheel charity bike ride to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice

Matt Kersey, Helping Hand Chairman and Stuart Derbyshire, Cycle Ride Organiser, with the sponsored cycle shirts A charity bike ride covering the Preston Guild Wheel is taking place to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice. The ride is part of Leyland Trucks’ annual Factory to Festival charity […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Popemobile to lead Leyland Festival procession

The Popemobile is kept at the British Commercial Vehicle Museum in King Street A historic vehicle will lead this year’s Leyland Festival parade. British Commercial Vehicle Museum is lending the Popemobile to be at the forefront of the procession through the town. A […]

2 years ago
Leyland Festival 2018 – what’s on, how much is it and when is it

Sun shines down on Leyland Festival Sun shines down on Leyland Festival Leyland’s annual festival returns during mid-June as the town celebrates its heritage and hopefully enjoys some sunshine. With a parade through the city, a […]

3 years ago
Leyland Festival sees thousands in Worden Park

Leyland Festival 2016 was described as ‘one of the biggest ever’ by many of the volunteer staff working on the day. A mixture of beautiful weather and dozens of attractions […]

5 years ago
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