Local News

Full Budget Speech Published

Conservative Councillor Stephen Robinson, Cabinet member for Finance and Resources, addressed South Ribble's Mayor at the full council meeting on Wednesday 6th March at Civic Centre, Leyland.

Apprenticeship Event Approaches

West Lancashire College are holding an Apprenticeship Event to help employers understand the benefits of taking on an apprentice.

Support of Council Tax Cut

South Ribble Conservative Association Councillors are pleased to support a reduction in Lancashire County Council tax for the first time in over 30 years to reduce the financial burden to its residents.

South Ribble Making Good Press

South Ribble Council has been hitting the headlines in the Lancashire Evening Post after its popular 2013/14 budget proposals.

Third freeze in four years

South Ribble Borough Council announced its Budget for 2013/14 with the news that Council Tax was being frozen for the third time in four years.

Wesley Street Mill boost

Redevelopment of the disused Wesley Street Mill has taken a major step forward after work commenced on the demolition of the former McKenzie Arms pub.

A breath of fresh air

Lower vehicle emmissions have seen two key areas of South Ribble improve their air quality levels.

A Leyland Christmas

Yet again South Ribble excelled itself when it came to Christmas celebrations as families flocked to Leyland town centre for its annual "Christmas in Leyland" event.

Benefits cheat to repay £5,000

More than £5,000 in benefits will be repayed into the public purse after a fraudster pleaded guilty to two benefit offenses.

Station improvements move step closer

Plans to upgrade Leyland Railway Station have taken a significant step forward after funding to draw up designs for the project was approved.