Local News

The new Mayor of South Ribble has been officially installed

The new Mayor of South Ribble has been officially installed at a special meeting.Councillor Graham Walton, who was first elected in 2007, has spent a year learning the ropes as deputy mayor under retiring first citizen, Councillor Dorothy Gardner.

Leyland station boost

Conservative leader of South Ribble Borough Council Margaret Smith deserves praise after leading a long running campaign to bring investment to Leyland railway station, under the Government's Access For All scheme. 

PM launches European campaign

David Cameron launched the Conservative European campaign here in the North West as we head towards vital elections with a clear reform message.

Cross borough link road a step closer

THE green light has been given to a new link road aimed at easing congestion and opening up land for housing, fantastic news to deliver both housing and an economic boost to the borough.The link road between The Cawsey and Carrwood Road, would connect parts of Penwortham and Lostock Hall, with work set to begin in early 2015.

Conservative Party Conference 2014

If you want a Conservative majority at the next General Election, why don’t you attend this year’s Party conference in Birmingham and see how we can all contribute to winning a Conservative majority in 2015.

Penwortham Live 2014 Details

WRISTBANDS have gone on sale for this year’s Penwortham Live and the event is set to be even bigger and better than the first one.The popular two-day festival, which offers everything from 180 live music performances to craft workshops and family fun, will run over March 28 and 29 at 22 different venues across Penwortham.

Spreading the word

South Ribble Conservatives are set to step up election campaigning across the constituency with a number of canvassing dates already confirmed. The South Ribble Borough Council group need your help in delivering an InTouch leaflet, highlighting details of their recently announced investment and tax freezing budget.

Budget Speech

See the budget speech, by Conservative Councillor and Cabinet Member for Finance, Stephen Robinson from South Ribble Borough Council in relation to a council tax freeze. Labour voted against while offering no alternative budget proposals.

PCC Visits Penwortham

Labour Lancashire Police and Crime Commisionaire is set to visit Penwortham and explain his reasoning for announcing the police local tax precept will rise by 1.99%.

Canvass Session Dates Revealed

Association member support is requested for a number of canvas sessions across the South Ribble constituency. Join fellow like minded Conservatives over the coming months campaigning across the area, in order to continue to build on the excellent work of both Lorraine and your local Councillors.