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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

St Andrews Six-a-Side Tournament

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)!