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Council retains prestigious Silver Award from Ministry of Defence

South Ribble Borough Council's unwavering commitment to the local Armed Forces community has been underlined by the Ministry of Defence - with the Council retaining the prestigious Silver Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS).

A Jubilee party fit for a Queen!

People across South Ribble will be able to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in style after the council agreed funding for a spectacular weekend of entertainment over the extended Bank Holiday in June 2022.

Council makes commitment to real Living Wage

South Ribble Borough Council is proud to have been officially accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Our commitment to the real Living Wage ensures all employees receive a fair day's pay for a hard day's work.

Council's position on proposed development vindicated on appeal

South Ribble Borough Council is pleased its decision to refuse outline planning permission for a major housing development off Chain House Lane has been upheld on appeal for a second time by the Planning Inspectorate.

Play on! Cabinet approves extra investment in Strawberry Valley Park

Exciting plans to revamp a Leyland playground have overcome a major hurdle - with South Ribble Borough Council Cabinet Members approving remediation works needed to make the upgrades possible.

South Ribble Borough Council welcomes new Credit Union to Leyland.

Credit union, Unify, has opened a branch in Leyland with the support of South Ribble Borough Council.

Council's COVID response celebrated at national awards ceremony

We're delighted to have been Highly Commended at the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) Regulatory Excellence Awards.

Mayor of South Ribble meets selfless Towngate fire heroes

The Mayor of South Ribble played host to the now-famous Towngate fire heroes on Wednesday evening (9 June). Meeting them in the new dementia-friendly Peace Garden in the grounds of the council's Civic Centre in Leyland, Councillor Jane Bell, the Mayor, thanked the three brave citizens for their dramatic heroic intervention after they entered a burning set of flats on Towngate in Leyland on Thursday 20 May to raise the alarm and get residents - some of whom were fast asleep - out of the building safely.

Council funding provides boost for community projects

South Ribble Borough Council has awarded more than £21,000 to a range of community projects across the borough. An initial six bids are set to benefit from match funding via the Community Hubs Boost Fund - with further support available later this year.

Result! Council secures significant grant for new Playing Pitch Hub

South Ribble Borough Council is delighted to have secured a grant of £816,127 from the Football Foundation towards the creation of a new Playing Pitch Hub for the borough.

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