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Free parking period extended for Christmas

From 1 - 24 December 2023, the 1 hour free parking currently offered on town centre car parks (except Flat Iron) will be extended to 3 hours free parking (with the exception of the Flat Iron car park which will be 2 hours free parking), with a time of arrival ticket required.

Chorley marks its commitment to supporting the borough's economy, supporting thriving, green communities and continuing delivery of excellent services

Chorley's Corporate Strategy for 2023/24 approved at a full Council meeting on 21 November, sees refreshed commitments to making sure that the council continues to support the borough to thrive, delivering excellent services and a thriving economy to ensure that residents are able to succeed.

Once in a generation funding boost for Chorley - £20m in funding has been granted from Government's Levelling Up fund for town centre improvements

Following a bid submitted in June 2022, Chorley Council has been successful in securing £20m from the Government's Levelling Up fund (third round) for the regeneration of Chorley Town Centre.

A fantastic line-up for Chorley Christmas Lights Switch On

Visitors can enjoy a full day of festive fun, in Chorley town centre on Sunday 19 November for the Christmas Lights Switch On and Totally Locally Chorley Christmas Market.

Special guests revealed for Chorley's big switch on

Chorley Council have revealed who will be lighting up Chorley at this year's event on Sunday 19 November.

Chorley Bus Station officially acquired by Chorley Council

Chorley Council have officially acquired the town's bus station from Lancashire County Council, meaning they will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the much-used town centre asset.

Remember, Remember the 5th November at Astley Park Bonfire and Fireworks display

Get ready to be dazzled! Astley Park Bonfire and Fireworks returns on Sunday 5 November, bringing you a spectacular display and mouthwatering festive treats.

Mural against hate crime has been unveiled in Coppull

Children from Coppull have had their artwork unveiled as a vibrant mural during Hate Crime Awareness Week.

Christmas in Chorley - highlights announced!

Residents and visitors to Chorley are in for a fun festive time as Chorley Council announce the highlights for Christmas in Chorley.

Chorley Live proves crowd-puller as thousands visit town centre

Chorley Live proved popular as over 10,000 visitors enjoyed local, live music and entertainment at the weekend.

Chorley Live set to be showstopper as it returns for a tour of local venues in the town centre

Tour 35 local Chorley venues to see 280 slots of live music and entertainment on 6 & 7 October

Rural business grants now available in Chorley

Expressions of interest are now open for rural businesses across Chorley to apply for grant funding through the Rural England Prosperity Fund (REPF).

£800k Wigan Lane Sports and Community facility officially opened as the Chorley Bowmen take 25-year lease

Friday saw the official unveiling of the Wigan Lane Sports and Community Hub following a £800k investment, part-funded by Chorley Council, Chorley Bowmen and a £100k investment from Sport England.

Chorley's Astley Hall receives Travellers' Choice Award

The historic Astley Hall in Chorley has been awarded the Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice award, meaning that it is in the top 10% of listings on Tripadvisor.

Prosecution success despite resident's failure to assist with investigation

Chorley Council have secured a prosecution against a resident who failed to assist during an investigation relating to a fly tipping offence

Six open spaces in Chorley recognised as some of the best parks in the UK after receiving Green Flag Awards

Chorley Council are raising their prestigious Green Flag Awards after receiving six awards for parks across the borough.

Chorley East residents invited to help shape how new community centre is used.

Residents of the Chorley East area are invited to a community event being held at Tatton Community Centre and recreation ground on Saturday 12 August, 12pm - 4pm.

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