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. […]
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 […]
GETTING ready for Leyland’s premier sporting event – the annual St Andrews Six-a-Side Tournament, sponsored by Leyland Leader – trophies by Towngate Shoes. It’s all happening at Lancashire FA Thurston Road Saturday July 1st. Bring on the competition (and the weather – it poured down last year)!