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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 […]