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Welcome to the Adlington Town Council Website.               Contact the Clerk

Adlington is a village and civil parish in Lancashire, England near the West Pennine Moors and the larger town of Chorley. It became a separate parish in 1842 then grew into a town around the textile and coal mining industries until these closed in the 1960s. Adlington has some great features such as the Leeds and Liverpool canal, which runs through the village, and is overlooked by Rivington Pike, part of the West Pennine Moors.

The Town Mayor of Adlington is Cllr Stephen Higgins and the Deputy Mayor is Cllr Alison Evans


Cllr Timothy Summers was co-opted to the Council at its September meeting and Cllr Alan Robinson was co-opted at the October meeting. There is one remaining vacancy on the Council which the Council intends to fill by co-option and applications will be accepted until Sunday 17th January 2016. See details of how to apply here

The next fundraising event in aid of the Mayor's Charity Fund will be a Charity Quiz Night at the Cardwell Arms on Thursday 26th November, starting at 8.30pm

Applications from local charitable organisations are now invited for the Town Council Community Awards 2016. Details of eligibility and how to apply are here

The Town Council's Annual Carol Concert with Rivington & Adlington Brass Band will take place at the Community Centre on Railway Road on Monday 21st December at 7.30pm.  Full details are here

The reports from the Lancashire Best Kept Village Competition have now been published.  Although neither village won an award this year the judges had many positive comments. For the full reports see Higher Adlington and Lower Adlington

The new Community Notice Board is now in place outside Adlington Library. This will shortly be available for local non-profit organisations to promote their events, and was partly funded by the Lancashire County Council Parish Champion. The Council would like to thank local company Barlow Construction & Renovation for putting up the board.

Planning application 15/00506/REMMAJ to build 158 dwellings on land surrounding Huyton Terrace has now been approved by Chorley Council and their planning portal gives full details of the application.  Information relating to the residents group can be found on our useful links page

In line with the requirements of the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities
financial information for the year 2014/15 is now available on the Annual Report page

Chorley Council now runs a Meals on Wheels service with local company Lancashire Fayre. Details are available here

Heath Charnock Parish Council has included a World War One section on its website, giving historical information related to Adlington & District

The Town Council is currently reviewing the Parish Plan. If you have suggestions for inclusion in the Plan, please contact the Clerk 

The NHS Stop Smoking Service is running a clinic in Adlington - see details here

Lancashire County Council is currently recruiting "Shared Lives" carers.  Shared Lives is adult fostering for people with learning and physical difficulties or for older people who are struggling to manage on their own. For details please click here

If you want a link to your Adlington local non-profit-making society or group on our website, please contact the Clerk with the details

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