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Sunderland land van Aanholt
Sunderland have completed the signing of Holland international left-back Patrick van Aanholt from Chelsea on a four-year deal.

Drogba could still have impact
“It was an easy decision - I couldn't turn down the opportunity to work with Jose again. Everyone knows the special relationship I have with this club and it has always felt like home to me.”

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Local Charities Appeal for Public's Support

Monday May 13th 2013
Local charities in the Preston area are appealing for the publics support as Sainsbury’s begin the search for their next store charity of the year.The scheme, launched five years ago, gives local registered charities the chance to receive a year’s worth of fundraising and awareness support from store colleagues.Sainsbury’s stores and their customers have helped thousands of charities and organisations across the UK through fundraising and volunteering and have raised more than £5 million to support local communities. Sainsbury’s Preston have been responsible for £10,000 since they began supporting the initiative in 2009.This year, alongside nomination forms and a drop-in box available in-store from, customers can nominate...

Try out the new Solar Calculator and Save Money!

Monday June 3rd 2013
SolarLec, one of the UK’s Leading Solar Panel companies have just got a new website and with it a new Solar Calculator. The Solar Calculator allows you to find your home or business on a satellite image and determine how much money you could save by estimating the size of your roof, which could be over £50000! Simply choose either residential or commercial and enter your postcode to see how much you could have saved this time next year.SolarLec have been in business since 2009 and have enjoyed a 98%+ satisfaction rating for over three years, serving customers throughout the North West and across the UK. SolarLec also have a 1 Day Installation time, price match guarantee and a 25 year Warranty on all of their Solar Panel Installations....

The Great North Dog Walk

Monday June 10th 2013
South Tyneside was riddled with over 23000 Dogs on Sunday as the Great North Dog Walk took place. The walk is now in its 23rd year and sees dogs and their owners walk through the Leas area of the town to raise money for Charities such as Help for Heroes this year, in memory of Soldier Lee Rigby, who was killed on 22nd May.  The number of participants has increased rapidly since the event began, with the first few walks attracting fewer than 350 dogs along the 3.5 mile coastal route. Tony Carlisle who founded the event said: “We've had the Great North Run in the North East for many years. I'm an animal lover and wanted a similar type of event to allow people to come and enjoy simply walking their dogs. Last year we had 23,300...

Society for The Blind; Charity of The Year

Tuesday July 2nd 2013
Sainsbury’s Deepdale store is delighted to announce that Galloway’s Society for the Blind will be their new charity of the year. The charity, established in 1867, provides a wide range of services to over 7000 blind and visually impaired people across Lancashire. Customers had a huge say in this years selection process and voted in-store and online between the 1st to the 15th of May. A store committee lead by the Store Manager then shortlisted the most popular with Galloway’s being the eventual choice. Galloway’s will now benefit from a year of fundraising and awareness support from Sainsbury’s colleagues and customers. The charity of the year scheme has been running for 5 years and has so far raised in excess of £10,000...
Skycig NRG

Are "Energy Cigarettes" the next big thing?

Monday July 8th 2013
The Electronic Cigarette is the latest new craze that's sweeped the nation, an odorless, tobacco free cigarette that uses a battery to create water vapour and give the user the same effects as a run-of-the-mill cigarette. Many people are using at as a way to quit smoking or as a safer alternative. However, a new "E-cig" product has just hit the market with a completely new twist that may see even non-smokers using them on a regular basis.This new product, "NRG" by SKYCIG doesn't contain any ingredients found in traditional cigarettes but instead adds Taurine into the mix, which is often found in energy drinks, known to boost athletic performance and keep you going when you need the energy. Besides being easy to store and use, the NRG...
Yelp

Yelp Watch out for this Scam Website!

Tuesday October 15th 2013
Review of yelp.co.ukWatch out for scam website yelp! http://www.yelp.co.uk. They post bad reviews about local businesses and then try and get you to pay to get them removed. They added my company to their website and refuse to take the review down even though the review is fake does anyone know what I can do it is really affecting my business? I have found this site dedicated to trying to act against this scam company http://theyelpscam.com/  

More Chorley News

Real Life She-hulk looked fatter and grumpier.

She-Hulk on the loose at Mcdonalds in York

Wednesday May 8th 2013
Yorkshire Police are currently on the lookout for a woman Dressed like the Incredible Hulk after a 17 year old girl was assaulted and left with a bruised...
Ken claims to have slept with OVER 9000 women

Ken Barlow arrested on suspicion of Rape

Wednesday May 1st 2013
Actor William Roache has been arrested this morning at his home in Wimslow, Cheshire, for allegedly raping a 15 year old girl from Lancashire. Roache,...
This didn't really happen.

Man found dead in London actually fell from the sky

Thursday April 25th 2013
The body of a young man was found on a pavement in west London on 9th September last year. Josė Matada died on his 26th Birthday with £1 in his...
Margaret DJ'ing like a mad ****

Margaret Thatcher's Death Switches up UK Music Charts

Wednesday April 10th 2013
Margaret Thatcher’s Death is set to put The Wizard of Oz music track “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” to the top of the UK charts. A number of online petitions...
This didn't really happen.

Drum and Bass Mayhem in Bristol

Friday April 5th 2013
A van driver in Bristol has been banned from driving for a year after driving erratically around the city and being spotted by the police. He wasn’t...

Samaritans student PR Team Hit It Out of The Campus

Wednesday March 20th 2013
A team of six Public Relations students have achieved overwhelming success this week in their campaign aimed at reducing self-harm for national charity,...

Chorley Features, Competitions & Videos

Choose Curtains sale

Tuesday January 15th 2013
Choosecurtains.com currently have a winter sale on, giving
you the opportunity to get some fantastically high quality curtains at half the
price. They...

Fast Forward Your Business - UK Tour (London & Manchester)

Thursday August 16th 2012
Fast Forward Your Business - UK Tour
Roger James Hamilton
September 2012
London & Manchester
What would you give to be amongst a select...
Children's Safety Education Foundation Logo

A child dies every hour of every day in the EU as a result of an injury...

Wednesday June 20th 2012
A child dies every hour of every day in the EU as a result of an injury... Accidents remain one of the biggest single causes of death in the UK for...
Keepon

Music Video of the week

Friday June 15th 2012
This weeks Music video of the week is My Keepon - Yellow Dancing Toy Robot
A portion of every My Keepon purchase will be used to expand the Keepon Pro...
Rasheda Ali

An evening with Frank Bruno and Muhammad Ali's daughter Rasheda Ali Dinner Event

Monday May 21st 2012
Want to treat your employees/ clients?Well on Monday 4th June Rasheda Ali the daughter of the great Muhammad Ali is flying over to join one of Britain's...
The Prizes!

Featured Competition: Win a Signed Preston North End Shirt!

Wednesday April 25th 2012
Brite-matmousemat are running a superb competition!All you need to do is like their Facebook page, which can be found here, for a chance to win a Preston...

Chorley Sport

Wiggins questions price of Tour fame

Wiggins questions price of Tour fame

Saturday July 26th 2014
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he sometimes wishes he had never won the Tour de France and Olympic gold in 2012.
Team Sky keen to retain Wiggins

Team Sky keen to retain Wiggins

Friday July 25th 2014
Team Sky want to keep Sir Bradley Wiggins despite the rider's comments that he is [quot]done[quot] with road racing.
Teenager Elliott wins Para-swimming gold

Teenager Elliott wins Para-swimming gold

Friday July 25th 2014
England's Steph Slater takes silver as Australia's Maddison Elliott wins Para-sport swimming gold in Glasgow.
Lancs 'have momentum in T20 Blast'

Lancs 'have momentum in T20 Blast'

Friday July 25th 2014
Seamer Kyle Jarvis says Lancashire can triumph in the T20 Blast after they guaranteed top spot in the North Group.
Counties return to 50-over format

Counties return to 50-over format

Friday July 25th 2014
The One-Day Cup begins on Saturday, marking the return of the 50-over format to county cricket after a four-year gap.
Wiggins says he's 'done with the road'

Wiggins says he's 'done with the road'

Friday July 25th 2014
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he will not ride the Tour de France again after describing road racing as [quot]cut-throat[quot].

Other Chorley Headlines

Players released in spot-fix probe

Players released in spot-fix probe

Friday July 25th 2014
Five Preston North End players and one former player are no longer subject to bail conditions as the National Crime Agency says an inquiry into match...
Honorary doctorate for comic Vegas

Honorary doctorate for comic Vegas

Friday July 25th 2014
Comedian Johnny Vegas is given an honorary doctorate from a Lancashire university.
Seven-hour M6 hold up investigated

Seven-hour M6 hold up investigated

Friday July 25th 2014
The Highways Agency says it is investigating why a closure of the M6 lasted for seven hours following a crash in Lancashire.
Missing snake found in owner's house

Missing snake found in owner's house

Thursday July 24th 2014
An 8ft (2.4m) snake, believed to be a boa constrictor, is found after going missing in a Lancashire town.
Couple sent 600m electricity bill

Couple sent 600m electricity bill

Thursday July 24th 2014
A retired couple from Lancashire are sent an electricity bill for more than 600m after a meter wiring blunder.
Council makes bid for unitary status

Council makes bid for unitary status

Tuesday July 22nd 2014
Chorley Council announces plans to become a unitary authority to [quot]deliver services more effectively[quot].