Leyland and Farington – A Lancashire Community and the Great War

Leyland and Farington – A Lancashire Community and the Great War

An exhibition by Bill Brierley and Charlie O’Donnell (South Ribble in the Great War) at Leyland Library. The initial exhibition is now open at the library, and will continue over the next 4 to 5 years, with new content appearing on a periodic basis. We would be obliged if you could come and take a look and leave us your feedback. And all you Leyland and South Ribble people on here…

Please share this among all your friends. Thank you.

Leyland and Farington - A Lancashire Community and the Great War exhibition

Leyland and Farington - A Lancashire Community and the Great War exhibition

Leyland and Farington - A Lancashire Community and the Great War exhibition

Leyland and Farington - A Lancashire Community and the Great War exhibition

Leyland and Farington - A Lancashire Community and the Great War exhibition

Leyland and Farington - A Lancashire Community and the Great War exhibition

Leyland and Farington - A Lancashire Community and the Great War exhibition

Leyland and Farington - A Lancashire Community and the Great War exhibition

The Big Lunch event

Worden Park, Friday 30th May 2014 – 11:00am to 3:00pm

The Big Lunch event

 

This is from the facebook page of Connect4life

“Great to see this Big Lunch event at Worden Park in Leyland.
We’d like to see smaller community groups, clubs and neighbours getting together to hold their own Big Lunch events, anytime between 30th May and 30th June.

Get in touch with us if you feel like organising one! We’re even offering cash prizes, such as a £250 prize for the best community group/neighbours event in Central Lancashire, and £150 for the best story about how you made it happen.”

Leyland Festival 2014

Leyland Festival 2014 will be on Saturday 21st June 2014.

The Festival offers a good old fashioned family day out in Leyland and includes a parade through the town center, children’s activities, a dog show, classic vehicle displays, craft stalls and entertainment. The festival supports local businesses and the community.

For more information, follow these links.

Leyland Festival Facebook page

Visit Leyland website

Give Blood in Leyland

Here are the details of the next blood donation session in Leyland:

Save a life in Leyland with @givebloodnhs. Each donation could save up to 3 lives!

Thursday August 22
The Civic Centre,
South Ribble Borough Council,
West Paddock, PR25 1DH

2pm – 4pm & 5pm – 7.30pm

More information about giving blood is available at www.blood.co.uk or by calling 0300 123 23 23.

Leyland Festival 2013 on Film

If you would like to see a video of this years festival, head over to the forum by following the link below.

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Help with Family Tree

One of our forum members is looking for information on their Great Grandad, Thomas Taylor born in 1886.

If you are interested in genealogy and history and would like to help with the search, click the link below.

Join the Debate.

Wimbledon 2013

Tennis Fever has struck again as the Wimbledon 2013 Championship moves towards the end of the first week. Lots of grunts and screams, oohs and aaghs as top seeds start falling by the wayside.

What do you think about it all?

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Craft clubs in Leyland

Gemma wants to know if there are any craft clubs in Leyland.

If you have the answer please let us now.

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Leyland Festival 2013

The Leyland Festival is back! This year the Festival is being held on Saturday 15th June with a USA theme and there is an American Road Show on Sunday 16th June.

If you are involved in the festival or you want to tell us what you will be doing on festival day please join our forum debate.

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And another thing!

I’ll tell you what winds me up. All that junk mail through my letter box every day, charity collection bags, who are they really from? PPI calls and claims companies on my mobile.

What winds you up?

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