19 hrs ago
Chorley claimants given curfews
Margaret Walmsley, 52, of Greenwood, pleaded guilty to dishonestly claiming more than A 5,500 and Ann Wilding, 51, of Buckshaw Hall Close pleaded guilty to claiming A 3,500 in two separate prosecutions.
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Daniel enjoying one of his favourite loves, fishing
LOVING tributes have been paid to an 'immensely popular and well known' golfer who died on Sunday after being thrown from his bicycle.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Village is set for new pub
Proposals have been submitted to Chorley Council to build a family pub at the junction of Buckshaw Avenue and Ordnance Road in Buckshaw Village.
Book brings to life John's time on the music scene
John, 51, of Thirlmere Drive, Withnell, said: "I was just turning 40 and going to be made redundant.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Lancashire Evening Post
Motorcyclist dies in Chorley
At around 1.35pm on Saturday April 12, an Audi A6 and a Triumph Daytona 675 collided at the junction of Wigan Lane and Duxbury Hall Road.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
A figurative illustrator has seen his work go on display at Chorley's Astley Hall.
Around 40 of Tony Kerins' paintings of the landscapes and industrial heritage of the Chorley area, including Anglezarke Moor, White Coppice and Rivington Pike, will be on show until May 26. Kerins, from Adlington, has also captured people going about their everyday business, giving glimpses of local life over the years.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
No tanks! Protest at woodyard takeover
Councillor Ken Ball outside the former E & H Baxendale Ltd premises on Spendmore Lane in Coppull.
Curfew orders for women
Margaret Walmsley, 52, of Greenwood, Clayton Brook, pleaded guilty to dishonestly claiming over A 5,500 and Ann Wilding, 51, of Buckshaw Hall Close, Astley Village, pleaded guilty to claiming over A 3,500 in two separate prosecutions brought by Chorley Council.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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Get Inspired: Joanne Tyrer, Nick Halstead and Lindsay Greenhalgh from CCH
A short story competition for children has been launched by a housing group as part of the What's Your Story, Chorley? event.
Police taser and gun use rise
THE amount of tasers fired and officers using firearms among Wigan's police force has increased in recent years according to the latest Government statistics.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Beer festival at the Sir Henry Tate
A Chorley pub will be serving ten beers from around the world alongside beers from the UK during a 17-day festival starting today.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Lancashire Evening Post
Health centre is officially open
The Buckshaw Village Health Centre is a 2,000 square-metre complex, providing health care services for up to 10,000 patients.
Anger over planned village rehab centre
And they say it represents a double blow to their area following outline plans to build 420 houses on the former Camelot theme park site.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Parents launch drink drive campaign
LOVED ones of a Wigan man who was killed in a drink-drive smash have launched a new safety campaign.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Four people taken to hospital after three-car smash in Chorley
All three emergency services were called to Briers Brow just before 8am after a smash involving three cars, a Hyundai Sante Fe 4x4, a silver VW Polo and a black Mini Cooper.
Have your say on new plan for rehab centre in Charnock Richard
A provider of residential and nursing care is encouraging residents to view its revised plans to build a rehabilitation and therapy centre in Charnock Richard.
Alan still dreams of Room 3
Long-term hotel guest and construction consultant, Alan Ridley, from Sunderland, stayed at Shaw Hill while he was working on a new building in nearby Buckshaw Village.
Fury at A49 pothole problem
Community leaders were told by county chiefs that the potholed Wigan Road in Euxton, would be repaired in early March.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
Determined Steve fought back from his loss of sight
Steve Cross should have been looking forward to hitting the open road when he was learning to drive at the age of 17. He was working as a tailor cutter in the textile industry in Chorley, making jackets for designer firm Burberry, and should have had the world at his feet.