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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 […]

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’, […]

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 […]

South Ribble’s new Mayor takes up the chains

THE NEW Mayor of South Ribble – a former policeman, lecturer, and investigator – has spoken of his pride at becoming the borough’s ‘First Citizen’. Councillor John Rainsbury was tonight installed as the new Mayor – succeeding the incumbent Councillor Mick Titherington, who has served in the role during the last year. Member for Hoole […]

Cuerden Strategic Site Work Begins

Preliminary work is beginning on the much anticipated Cuerden Strategic Site which is hoped will bring thousands of jobs to South Ribble, with an economic development mix including a brand new IKEA store. Engineers have begun preparatory work on the site which is off Wigan Road (A49) near to the end of the M65. Councillor […]

Dementia-Friendly Status for Borough

South Ribble has been named a ‘Dementia Friendly Community’ by the Alzheimer’s Society. This important accolade means the borough is committed to ensuring people with dementia feel understood, valued and are able to contribute to their community. It comes on the back of hard work from the council and the South Ribble Partnership, and the […]