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New wildflower meadows to brighten up South Ribble this summer

South Ribble Borough Council is pressing ahead with plans to plant wildflower meadows across the borough in a bid to boost biodiversity. Seeds will be sown in more than 30 locations across South Ribble - including 14 new areas.

Landmark Worden Hall refurbishment project moving at pace following planning approval for works

Work to refurbish Worden Hall, the centrepiece of the iconic Green Flag Award winning Worden Park will begin late March/early April following planning approval.

Exciting news for Leyland as up to £25 million town centre improvement proposals get government funding approval

Leyland is to receive up to £25 million in funding the Government has announced. The award follows a funding bid submission in October 2020 by Leyland Town Board to the Government's Town Fund.

Tributes pour in to ex-South Ribble Mayor and former Council Leader, Tony Kelly

South Ribble Borough Council is saddened to learn of the passing, aged 85, of its former Mayor and former Leader, Tony Kelly, who died on Friday morning (26 February) following a short battle with cancer.

Council Tax freeze as budget for 2021/22 is approved

Full Council approved the 2021/22 budget this week. Find out more about our upcoming investment plans.

Council approves funding for Hoole Village Memorial Hall

South Ribble Borough Council has approved a grant of £50,000 plus an additional £150,000 loan towards the ongoing transformation of Hoole Village Memorial Hall.

Council to take over management of leisure centres

South Ribble Borough Council is pleased to announce it will take on the management and running of the South Ribble leisure centres from 1 April 2021. This includes the Tennis Centre and leisure centres in Leyland, Bamber Bridge and Penwortham.

Council to fund e-learning devices for home-schooled children

South Ribble Borough Council has committed £20,000 towards the provision of e-learning tablets for disadvantaged children being home-schooled due to COVID-19.

Plans to freeze council tax rates in support of residents during challenging period

We've opened a consultation on the budget proposals for the new financial year starting in April 2021. We want residents to have their say on how their money is spent and urge all residents across the borough to share their views.

Plans to upgrade Bamber Bridge Leisure Centre

It will see two new artificial grass pitches installed at the Council-owned facility on Brindle Road along with a new sports pavilion to complement the new and current facilities on site.

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