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Author: Sam Martin

People in Chorley could see themselves voting in a new ward at the next election after Chorley Council put forward its proposals to re-draw the political map.   The borough is undergoing a review of its electoral boundaries to make sure councillors have a fairer share of residents to represent with the make-up of the […]

Aston Martin Owners Club Concours Sunday 23rd September, 10am to 4pm   Each year the Aston Martin Owners Club strives to organise a diverse range of events for its Members celebrating both the historic and modern eras of the Aston Martin marque. The Aston Martin Owners Club is delighted to be bringing its Autumn Concours […]

Writers, this one is for you, with two book club guests in for a chat on Lie in with Nicola on Sunday. This week Nicola will welcome Dea Parkin, editor in chief at Fiction Feedback and secretary at the national Crime Writers Association (CWA). She’s a Chorley-based poet and writer with a mission to help […]

Budding writers invited to enter Chorley and District Writers’ Circle short story competition with prizes totalling £180   Chorley & District Writers’ Circle have launched their annual national short story competition. This year the theme ‘natural justice’ is open to a multitude of interpretations. If you would like to take part, the maximum word count […]

After Dark Discovery Walk Thursday 13 September, 7.15 – 10pm Cuerden Valley Park A talk & walk with Wildlife Expert David Beattie, including the use of bar-detectors, to discover the night time creatures of the Park. Adults £4, Friends of the Park £3, Children £2. Proceeds to Cuerden Valley Park Trust for the upkeep of […]

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 7 September but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible. Drivers looking for roadworks […]

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Coming up on this months instalment of The Lockdown, Mr – ‘H’ & Pip bring their usual spin on the underground dance scene with some Classic Old Skool House Anthems before 10pm.   But from the off, its all about our ever reliable Resident DJ and all-round cool kid, Mr Steve Farrell aka ‘FAZ’ on […]

Be very afraid.. the zombies are coming to Chorley FM.   Nicola is delighted to confirm her guests on Sunday will be writer and filmmaker Chee Keong Cheung and actor and martial arts expert Mark Strange, director and star of new zombie horror film Redcon-1, due for release on September 28th.   Both Chee and […]

Nelson prepares for town to be taken over by food and drink festival! With celebrity chef Richard Fox set to return This weekend will see Nelson Town Centre be taken over with a Continental Market on Friday 7 September as well as Nelson Food and Drink Festival on Saturday 8 September. ·         10am – 4pm […]