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A Taste of Leyland is back

THE FANTASTIC free event, “A Taste of Leyland” is back for its fifth year on Saturday 24 August – a perfect day out over the Bank Holiday weekend! Supporting Leyland’s fantastic food businesses, a Taste of Leyland provides cuisines from around the world: British, Italian and Chinese, to name a few, as well as the […]

Save the Date for Leyland Festival 2020

DANCERS and staff from Aim2B Dance School in Leyland joined The Mayor and Mayoress of South Ribble, Councillor Harry Hancock and Marion Hancock to launch the date for Leyland Festival 2020 – it was confirmed that the popular family event will return on Saturday 20th June. The dancers were at the Civic Centre in Leyland […]

Leyland Parish Church welcomes new vicar

LEYLAND Parish Church, St Andrew’s, has a new vicar. With a formal Institution service, a packed congregation warmly welcomed Reverend David Whitehouse as the new incumbent. The traditional Anglican Institution ceremony was conducted by the Bishop of Blackburn, Right Reverend Julian Henderson and the formal Induction by the Assistant Archdeacon of Blackburn, Canon Grant Ashton. […]

Leyland Company on the Road to Success at Silverstone

A Leyland-based company is heading to Silverstone to make sure some of the world’s most valuable, unusual and historic cars are in pristine condition ready for the Silverstone Classic Show from 26 to 28 July 2019. The team from Leyland Car Care Company, based on Centurion Industrial Estate in Leyland, will head to the home […]

Bilsborrow FC claim 2019 St Andrews Cup

THERE’S a new name on the ‘Leyland Leader St Andrews Cup’ as Bilsborrow FC, from Preston’s ‘North End’ lifted the trophy. This year, the popular competition attracted ten teams for the fourth annual seven-a-side football contest at the Lancashire FA HQ on Thurston Road. Two group stages, with five teams in each, were played out […]

Sports Awards Recognise Amazing Clubs and Talent

Sporting stars from across South Ribble celebrated their successes at this year’s Sports Awards ceremony. The awards – held at the Leyland Hotel and now in their fourteenth year – celebrated all the great clubs, coaches, sportspeople and volunteers from around the borough. Penwortham Town Football Club went home with ‘Community Club of the Year’, […]

Rain Fails to Dampen Festival Spirits

Thousands of visitors lined the streets of Leyland to see the traditional festival parade spread a carnival atmosphere right through the town. Floats, bands and walking groups…..Organised by local businesses, charities and community groups were inspired by the festival’s ‘musicals’ theme. Their bright decorations, costumes and choreography created a rainbow of colour, entertainment and energy […]

Royal Visit for Commercial Vehicle Museum

Royal Visit for Commercial Vehicle Museum and Veterans’ Cafe His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent visited Leyland to see the results of the recent £2.4m transformation of the British Commercial Vehicle Museum, and to hear all about the inspirational work of the Leyland veteran’s Café. At the British Commercial Vehicle Museum, The Duke was […]

South Ribble’s Living Well Guide

South Ribble’s Living Well Guide….an absolute must-read CALLING all residents and businesses in South Ribble: South Ribble Dementia Action Alliance has developed a digital ‘Living Well Guide’. If you or a loved one cares for someone living with Dementia, it’s an absolute must-read. It is jam-packed full of useful information and contacts to help those […]

New TRY-athlon sports event for South Ribble

ARE you looking for your next sporting challenge, to kick-start your fitness programme, or maybe just some active family fun? Then the South Ribble TRY-athlon is the event for you! South Ribble TRY-athlon Sports and Wellbeing Day is free of charge and offers the opportunity for all ages and abilities to get involved in active […]