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Radio Leyland is one year old!

RADIO LEYLAND is celebrating its first birthday as the local FM community radio station for Leyland and the surrounding area, broadcasting on 104.8 FM, online at radioleyland.com and on your smart device. Leyland’s local all-volunteer radio station started life with the setting up of a non- profit company in late 2014. An initial 3-day experimental […]

South Ribble Together

South Ribble Borough Council launches ‘South Ribble Together’ – a dedicated programme of work to support the community through the on-going COVID-19 crisis. South Ribble Together is a programme put in place by the council to help support the most vulnerable in the borough through the on-going COVID-19 crisis. Those struggling and looking for help […]


THE organising committee of Leyland Festival 2020 have reluctantly decided that they have no choice but to cancel this year’s event. Leyland Festival has been part of South Ribble’s heritage for more than 150 years and attracts more than 8,000 visitors as one of the biggest family days out in the summer calendar. Generations of […]

Leyland Festival is back!

Save the date: Saturday 20 June 2020 The family-friendly festival on our doorsteps One of the biggest events in the South Ribble calendar has launched as Leyland Festival reveals its fun-filled schedule for 2020. Bursting with both new and much-loved events for all the family, Leyland Festival celebrates the town’s heritage, ingenuity and community spirit. […]

Great New Music Event for Leyland this Summer

Tickets are now on sale now for a brand new Summer music event in our town. Leyland’s Music in the Park – an 80s Extravaganza. Turn back time to the 80s this summer and get ready for a night of nostalgia with the incredible chart toppers Tony Hadley, T’Pau, Doctor and the Medics and Pat […]

Great Night for South Ribble Community Awards 2020

LEYLAND Civic Centre was packed for the 2020 for the South Ribble Community Awards. The Borough’s finest teachers, volunteers, community groups and businesses were recognised at the glittering awards ceremony highlighting those who ‘consistently go above or beyond their call of duty’. The Awards pay tribute to the amazing work of young people, volunteers, people […]

110,000 new trees for South Ribble

SOUTH Ribble Borough Council has launched an ambitious tree-planting campaign, confirming it as one of the leading North West authorities when it comes to environmental aspirations. The initiative – titled ‘Our Big Tree Plant’ – sets out to plant more than 110,000 trees in South Ribble, Lancashire. This represents one new tree for every resident […]

800 years of worship in Leyland

St Andrew’s Church Parish Church is celebrating 800 years of a church, situated on the same Church Road site we see today, being part of our community in Leyland. 2020 is a very special year for St Andrew’s and the folks there want to celebrate and reach out to the community. During 2020 there will […]

Landmark ‘ton up’ for Leyland business group

A LEYLAND business networking group, having met monthly for over eight years, is celebrating a century of successful breakfast meetings. BB4B – Breakfast Before Business – recently held their 100th consecutive meeting. And that’s a lot of breakfasts, if not business! BB4B began in September 2011 and over 100 gatherings later, has welcomed countless local […]

A Grand Effort!

Against the toughest of opposition, Leyland Leader’s quiz team has secured a triple triumph in the town’s Annual Team Brain Quiz – and in three instalments has presented £1050 to Rosemere Cancer Foundation. This year’s quiz, as ever, was organized extremely efficiently and professionally by Leyland’s 41 Club, supported by Round Table and held at […]