Chorley, England Newswire

Chorley, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chorley, England.

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  1. Town Living:Artists impressions of Primrose Gardens retirement villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | This Is Lancashire

    WORK is due to start today on a 9m scheme to provide apartments for older people in Chorley town centre. The flagship scheme for independent living accommodation for over 55s is being built on the former long-stay car park in Fleet Street.

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  2. Fencer Nicole Saunders aiming to be gr-eight in PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Lancashire Telegraph

    The Year Seven Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School pupil will take part in the International Wratislavia Challenge where she is hoping for a top eight finish. The QEGS pupil has set her sights on making it big in the sport and her ultimate aim is to fence for Team GB.

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  3. CHAMPIONS: The ladies' team won the championship in 2016/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | This Is Lancashire

    A HOCKEY club has persuaded Bolton West MP Chris Green to train with its players as they fight to save their pitch. Horwich Hockey Club will be hosting the Conservative politician as well as a number of supporters, family and friends at a session at Horwich Leisure Centre.

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  4. VIDEO: Man caught chasing 'terrified' puppy with wooden plankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | This Is Lancashire

    A MAN who was filmed chasing and tormenting a 'terrified' puppy with a block of wood has been banned from keeping dogs for a year. Christopher Dennett, 30 of Anderton Crescent, Buckshaw Village, Chorley was filmed in his back garden swinging the plank of wood at his dog Narla, a young Dogue de Bordeaux breed as it runs away barking.

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  5. Do you recognise familiar scene on way to town?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | This Is Lancashire

    THIS scene will be familiar to many people who travel into Bolton town centre from either Chorley Old Road or Chorley New Road. This is where those two roads become St Georges Road but this particular photograph was clearly taken many decades ago.

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  6. New 120 place nursery gets Ribble Valley Council green lightRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 16 | Lancashire Telegraph

    PLANS for a new nursery with places for 120 children and creating 40 jobs has been given the go-ahead. Located on land at Barrow Brook Business Village on the outskirts of Clitheroe off the A59, it is due to open early next year.

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  7. Police chiefs reveal surge in UFO sightings in Britain as officers probe alien invasionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Daily Star

    In response to a Freedom Of Information request the force admitted it responded after UFOs were seen over Lytham St Annes, near Blackpool, and Buckshaw Village, near Chorley, in 2014. "Sometimes these calls are not what they may seem so a potential UFO call could be a suspicious light or suspicious movement" A 'beam of light from a UFO' was reported over Burnley and two more alien craft were seen over Fleetwood that same year.

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  8. Changes to Chorley market ahead of shopping centre extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | This Is Lancashire

    Shoppers and businesses got a glimpse of some of the changes to Chorley town centre as stalls moved from the Flat Iron market to accommodate the extension to Market Walk shopping centre. Over the next few months, Chorley Council will begin a trial of relocating some stalls from the market to Chapel Street on the second Saturday of the month to coincide with the Food and Craft Market.

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  9. Bury seconds earn promotion with game to spareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Bury Times

    BURY men's second team secured promotion from Division Six North South of the North West Men's Hockey League with a game to spare following Saturday's 1-0 win at Leigh. Defeat could have opened the door for third-placed City of Manchester 4s to pip them to the second promotion spot, behind title winners St Helens, as the two sides face off in Bury's final match of the campaign this weekend.

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  10. Bradford Street, Bolton.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | This Is Lancashire

    A DRIVER who seriously injured a pedestrian has been told he faces a lengthy jail sentence after previously killing someone in a car. Mohammed Bhatti appeared via a video link at Bolton Crown Court and pleaded guilty to seriously injuring John MCafferty, aged 53, by driving an Audi RS5 dangerously on Bradford Street, The Haulgh on November 27 last year.

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  11. Bank of England man in BoltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | This Is Lancashire

    THE Bank of England's deputy agent in the north west will be the guest at a breakfast meeting in Bolton. Brian Sloan who has worked as chief economist at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce was appointed in 2013.

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  12. Country park and picnic site in Lancashire set to be slimmed downRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Lancashire Telegraph

    A COUNTRY park and picnic site in East Lancashire will both be maintained under a major shake-up of services. But as Wycoller and Spring Wood, near Whalley,are scheduled to survive, the county's countryside service will be substantially slimmed down under proposals to be discussed next week.

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  13. Blind man Tasered after police mistook his cane for a GUNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Daily Mail

    An embarrassing police gaffe saw a blind man Tasered and detained by officers after his cane was mistaken for a gun. Greater Manchester Police were called to reports of a man with a gun in Levenshulme, shortly after 6.40pm on Thursday.

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  14. Blind man Tasered by police who mistook cane for gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Belfast Telegraph

    A force spokesman said: "Armed response officers attended and a Taser was deployed. A 43-year-old man was detained.

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  15. Lifeline for 'vital' Chorley bus serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | This Is Lancashire

    Following the public outcry last month when Stagecoach announced it intended to axe the 7 service through Chorley, Charnock Richard and Croston from Sunday 5 February, Chorley Council has been working to find a solution. Councillor Alistair Bradley, Chorley Council leader, said: "We've been meeting with Stagecoach and Lancashire County Council to see what could be done to keep the service going in the short term to give us time to discuss things further and find a longer term solution.

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  16. Super Chorley slimmer takes on 'channel challenge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | This Is Lancashire

    A WEB designer form Clayton-le-Woods is swimming 22 miles the equivalent of swimming the English Channel to raise funds for a diabetes charity. Diabetes UK's Swim22 challenge gives swimmers three months to swim 22 miles in their local pool, either by themselves or by splitting the distance with teammates.

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  17. Ale experts hail rejuvenated pubRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | This Is Lancashire

    A CHORLEY town centre pub which is attracting attention for the quality of its beer and its live music has been crowned 'Pub Of The Year' by the Campaign For Real Ale. The Malt And Hops, on Friday Street, close to the Railway station, has been rejuvenated in the past 15 months due to the hard work of its landlord John Grainger.

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  18. Family of girl, 3, hit by rare brain disease raise money to look for cureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | This Is Lancashire

    THE family of a three-year-old girl who has been struck by a one-in-40million degenerative brain disease has started a charity to help research the condition. Bella Morris, described as a 'happy and fun loving' little girl, was diagnosed last year with with a very rare condition called Vanishing White Matter.

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  19. In the Dock: 12 people who have appeared in court in BoltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | This Is Lancashire

    A MOTORIST has been fined A 660 after he admitted driving a Citroen Xsara Picasso without a licence or insurance on Stitch-Me Lane, Harwood , on October 19 last year. MAGISTRATES have sentenced Kieran O'Brien, aged 30, of Hatherleigh Walk, Bolton, to a conditional discharge for 12 months after he admitted being drunk and disorderly in Bury on December 17 last year.

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  20. Skem man who held 92-year-old woman at knifepoint jailed for eight yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Southport Visiter

    Leon Martin, 27, of Ennerdale, broke into the home of a 92 year old woman on Glamis Drive in Chorley at around 10.15am on December 23. After searching her house, he picked up a knife from the kitchen and threatened her with it. He left the scene after he was unable to find any items of value.

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