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 Jim Banks was co-opted to the Council at its June meeting.
There are currently three vacancies on the Town Council and the Council intends to fill these by co-option. If you are interested in becoming a Town Councillor, please see the vacancy notice or contact the Clerk for further information. Applications will be accepted until 16th August 2015 Planning application 15/00506/REMMAJ has now been submitted to Chorley Council proposing the erection of 158 dwellings on land surrounding Huyton Terrace. Chorley Council planning portal gives full details of the application. Information relating to the residents group can be found on our useful links page
Harding Street car park will be closed for 2 to 3 weeks from Monday 13th July for improvement and extension works to take place.
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
The railway bridge on Chorley Road is now open to traffic following work on the bridge relating to the electrification of the railway line. The road closure was extended because of high winds which have hampered lifting operations.
The bridge on Grimeford Lane will be closed between 27th July and 16th November for the continuation of the electrification work.
There has been a lot of traffic disruption in the village following the Rail Electrification road closures. Please see the Town Council Statement for additional information and contact details.
The Local Government Boundary Commission is inviting proposals for a new pattern of electoral divisions for Lancashire County Council. Details of the consultation can be found on the consultation portal.
Chorley Council now runs a Meals on Wheels service with local company Lancashire Fayre. Details are available here
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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