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Council planning officers visit pupils at St Mary's Catholic High School in Leyland

Here, one of SRBC's planning officers explains a map of the local area

Two of our planning officers dropped in on pupils at St Mary's Catholic High School in Leyland last week.

The session — which was originally billed as a 'Careers in Geography' session — actually touched on a plethora of different topics: town planning, the role of council planning officers, and the industrial revolution and its effect on big cities like Manchester and, closer to home, Leyland.

Three-time ‘Best Actor’ award winner wows fans at Leyland’s Christmas lights event

Emmerdale star Danny Miller poses for pictures with his fans!

Thousands of people descended on Hough Lane, Leyland, on Saturday 24 November for the annual Christmas Festival and lights switch-on – this year presided over by celebrity guest Danny Miller, the award-winning actor and Emmerdale star.

The festival – funded, organised and run by South Ribble Borough Council and Leyland Town Team – began at 2pm and lasted until 6.30pm, with Danny hitting the big red button at 5.30pm.

Remembrance Sunday Services - 11 November 2018

The 2018 Civic Remembrance Service will be held at St Mary’s RC Church, Broadfield Drive, Leyland on Sunday 11 November. 

The procession will leave the Civic Centre at 10.40 am and arrive at the War Memorial at 11.00 am. After a short service of remembrance and wreath laying ceremony all those present will then parade to St Mary’s RC Church for a service at 11.45 am. 

‘You better be-leaf it’: Magic, mazes and micropubs at Worden Autumn Market

Temperatures may have fallen in recent weeks but Leylanders’ spirits couldn’t help but be lifted over the weekend as they flocked to a special artisan market.

Hundreds of residents from around South Ribble descended on Worden Park in Leyland on Sunday 28 October for South Ribble Borough Council’s chill-defying ‘Worden Autumn Market’.

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