- Chorley (borough)
Borough of Chorley — Borough —Shown within Lancashire Sovereign state United Kingdom Constituent country England Region North West England Ceremonial county Lancashire Founded 1 April 1974 Admin. HQ Chorley Government - Type Chorley Borough Council - Leadership: Leader & Cabinet - Executive: Conservative / Liberal Democrat - MPs: Lindsay Hoyle (L) Area - Total 78.3 sq mi (202.8 km2) Area rank 165th Population (2010 est.) - Total 105,400 - Rank Ranked 214th - Density 1,346.1/sq mi (519.7/km2) Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0) - Summer (DST) British Summer Time (UTC+1) Postcode areas PR6–PR7, BL6 Area code(s) 01257 ISO 3166-2 – ONS code 30UE OS grid reference SD5817 NUTS 3 – Ethnicity 96.5% White
The present Borough of Chorley was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the then existing municipal borough of Chorley with the urban districts of Adlington and Withnell, and Chorley Rural District.
With exception of the town of Chorley, which remains an unparished area, the borough has twenty-three civil parishes: Adlington, Anderton, Anglezarke, Astley Village, Bretherton, Brindle, Charnock Richard, Clayton-le-Woods, Coppull, Croston, Cuerden, Eccleston, Euxton, Heapey, Heath Charnock, Heskin, Hoghton, Mawdesley, Rivington, Ulnes Walton, Wheelton, Whittle-le-Woods, and Withnell.
- Adlington & Anderton
- Astley & Buckshaw
- Brindle and Hoghton
- Chisnall (Charnock Richard)
- Chorley East
- Chorley North East
- Chorley North West
- Chorley South East
- Chorley South West
- Clayton-le-Woods & Whittle-le-Woods
- Clayton-le-Woods North
- Clayton-le-Woods West & Cuerden
- Eccleston & Mawdesley
- Euxton North
- Euxton South
- Heath Charnock & Rivington
- Lostock (Bretherton, Croston, & Ulnes Walton)
- Pennine (Heapey & Anglezarke)
- Wheelton & Withnell
The Chorley Parliament constituency is a constituency in the House of Commons, and until recently it was coterminous with the borough. Through boundary changes, Croston, Eccleston, Bretherton and Mawdesley were transferred to the South Ribble constituency. The current Member of Parliament for Chorley is Lindsay Hoyle, who was first elected to the seat in 1997.
- ^ "Neighbourhood Statistics - Chorley (Local Authority)". Office for National Statistics. http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=3&b=277017&c=chorley&d=13&e=13&g=461789&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1206542205140&enc=1&dsFamilyId=1812. Retrieved 2008-09-06.
- ^ Your Councillors by Ward. Chorley Council. Retrieved 27 June 2010.
- ^ Chorley Lower-Layer Super Output Areas. Lancashire County Council. Retrieved 27 June 2010.
Ceremonial county of Lancashire North West England Portal Unitary authorities Boroughs or districts Major settlementsAccrington • Adlington • Bacup • Barnoldswick • Blackburn • Blackpool • Brierfield • Burnley • Burscough • Carnforth • Chorley • Clayton-le-Moors • Cleveleys • Clitheroe • Colne • Darwen • Earby • Fleetwood • Garstang • Great Harwood • Haslingden • Kirkham • Lancaster • Leyland • Longridge • Lytham St Annes • Morecambe • Nelson • Ormskirk • Oswaldtwistle • Padiham • Penwortham • Poulton-le-Fylde • Preesall • Preston • Rawtenstall • Rishton • Skelmersdale • Wesham • Whitworth
See also: List of civil parishes in Lancashire
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