News articles by Astley Village Parish Council

Protocol for Public Participation

4th of November, 2021

The Parish Council have agreed a Protocol 0setting out the procedural rules governing public participation at Parish Council meetings. It is hoped this will assist members of the public raise issues at Parish Council Meetings.

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West Way Sports Hub

8th of July, 2021

At the last meeting of the Parish Council on 7 July 2021, it was noted that the pavilion and artificial grass pitch works at West Way were nearing completion.  The pavilion was handed over the Chorley Borough Council in June 2021 and the arti...

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Tree Planting

8th of July, 2021

The Parish Council have agreed to consider further sites where trees could be planted in the village including the new West Way Sports Hub at the next meeting of the Parish Council on 8 September 2021. If you have any suggestions, please let ...

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Wildflower Meadows Project

8th of July, 2021

At the Parish Council Meeting on 7 July 2021, it was reported that the Parish Council had received complaints regarding the state of the verges along Chancery Road. The Chair reported that Chorley Borough Council had agreed to assign a team to rem...

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Membership of the Personnel Committee

8th of July, 2021

At the Parish Council Meeting on 7 July 2021, Councillor Keith Ashton was appointed to the Personnel Committee. He will join Councillor Chris Sheldon (Chair), Councillor Gillian Sharples and Councillor John McAndrew (Ex-officio...

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Parish Council Newsletter - Spring 2021

16th of June, 2021

The Parish Council  publish a Newsletter in Spring and Winter and is delivered to all homes in Astley Village, a circulation of nerarly 1500. The Spring Newsletter is now available and we hope to deliver a copy to all...

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Parish Council Appoints New Chair

10th of May, 2021

Following the decision by Laura and Chris Lennox to stand down as Parish Councillors, at the Annual Parish Council Meeting on 5 May 2021, Councillor Arnold Almond was elected Chair, replacing Laura Lennox who has been Chair for many years. ...

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Renovation of the Chancery Road Bus Shelters

10th of May, 2021

As you will have no doubt observed, the Parish Council have funded the power-washing of the bus shelters, seats, bins and surrounding paved areas. The Parish Council have been in discussions with Chorley Borough Council re...

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Refurbishment of Gateway Signs

10th of May, 2021

At the last Parish Council Meeting on 5 May 2021, Councillors approve the preparation and re-painting of the two Gateway Signs in green/white and to repaint the Millennium Notice board in green.

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Wild Flower Meadow

10th of May, 2021

Chorley Borough will be planting strips of wildflowers running from Long Copse to Long Croft Meadow as well as an area at the junction of The Farthings and Chancery Road during May 2021.

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Wildflower Meadow Programme

30th of March, 2021

The preparatory work has commenced as part of the Wildflower Meadow Programme which includes: Chancery Road junction with the Farthings West Way – two metre strip along the east side of West Way Chance...

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Bus Shelter Refurbishment Project

30th of March, 2021

As you will have no doubt observed, the Parish Council has funded the power-washing of the bus shelters, seats, bins and surrounding paved areas. The Parish Council are now in discussions with Chorley Borough Council regarding phase...

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Chancery Tree Planting Project

16th of February, 2021

The Chancery Tree Planting Project was completed on 11 February 2021 with 30 trees being planted between Long Copse and Long Croft Meadow, including on the Green opposite the shops and on the Green opposite Hallgate, close to the entrance of Bucks...

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FORMER PARISH COUNCILLOR - DOUGLAS HOPE

20th of January, 2021

It was with deep regret that the Parish Council learnt that former Parish Councillor Mr Douglas Hope who retired from parish council duties due to ill health has passed away. Aged just 61 years, a long sufferer of Diabetes’s. ...

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FORMER PARISH COUNCILLOR - IAN HANDLEY

7th of December, 2020

It was with deep regret that the Parish Council learnt that former Parish Councillor, Ian Handley had passed away at Royal Preston Hospital on Monday 9 November 2020, aged 76 years. Ian will be greatly missed by all his fa...

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Parish Council Newsletter - Winter 2020

1st of December, 2020

The Parish Council  publish a Newsletter in Spring and Winter and is delivered to all homes in Astley Village, a circulation of nerarly 1500. The Winter Newsletter is now available and we hope to deliver a copy to all home...

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Village Christmas Tree

1st of December, 2020

Unfortunately the Parish Council has had to cancel the annual 'Christmas Lights Switch On and Carol Singing'. The decision has been taken in the interests of public safety during the continuing Covid-19 situation. However th...

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Village Development Plan Updated

9th of November, 2020

The two-year Village Development Plan 2019/21 has been updated, with the addition of new and enhanced projects. The Parish Council agreed the changes on 4 November 2020. The Council is working with Chorley, Lancashire and other...

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New Solar Speed Signs Installed

2nd of September, 2020

Two new Solar Speed signs have been installed, one at each entrance to the village. The Parish Council worked in partnership with Chorley Neighbourhood Working group which gave the Parish Council a grant of £2,000 towards the &poun...

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