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Coordinates: 53°41′49″N 2°41′24″W / 53.697°N 2.690°W / 53.697; -2.690

Borough of South Ribble

Borough

Shown within non-metropolitan Lancashire

Sovereign state United Kingdom

Constituent country England

Region North West England

Ceremonial county Lancashire

Admin. HQ Leyland

Government

 • Type South Ribble
South Ribble
Borough Council

 • Leadership: Leader & Cabinet

 • Executive: Conservative

 • MPs: Seema Kennedy

Area

 • Total 43.6 sq mi (113.0 km2)

Area rank 206th

Population (mid-2016 est.)

 • Total 110,100

 • Rank Ranked 215th

 • Density 2,500/sq mi (970/km2)

Time zone Greenwich Mean Time
Greenwich Mean Time
(UTC+0)

 • Summer (DST) British Summer Time
British Summer Time
(UTC+1)

ONS code 30UN (ONS) E07000126 (GSS)

Ethnicity

98.0% White 1.5 S. Asian [1]

Website southribble.gov.uk

South Ribble
South Ribble
is a non-metropolitan district and borough of Lancashire, England. Its council is based in Leyland. The population, at the 2011 Census, was 109,057.[2] In May 2007, the council was officially declared "Excellent" by the Audit Commission, of the best five district councils in the country. The council is the only district council not to be part of the District Councils' Network.

Contents

1 Overview 2 Council affiliation 3 Parishes 4 Footnotes 5 External links

Overview[edit] On 4 October 2007, a team from South Ribble
South Ribble
won the LGC Challenge, defeating over 40 other authorities, including larger metropolitan and unitary councils. South Ribble
South Ribble
Borough Council is working in partnership with Chorley Borough Council (a neighbouring authority) on Finance, Procurement, Audit and other centralised functions. Other notable population areas within South Ribble
South Ribble
are Penwortham, Longton, Hutton (headquarters of the Lancashire
Lancashire
Police), Walton-le-Dale, Bamber Bridge, Lostock Hall, a significant part of Buckshaw Village
Buckshaw Village
and Moss Side. The district was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, from Leyland and Walton-le-Dale
Walton-le-Dale
urban districts, along with part of Preston Rural District. The Parliamentary Constituency of South Ribble
South Ribble
includes the West Lancashire
Lancashire
communities of Tarleton, Hesketh Bank
Hesketh Bank
and Meols. In February 2017 the district was named as the 'UK's best place to live' for people in their twenties on Channel 4's programme of the same name. Council affiliation[edit] In the 2007 local elections, South Ribble
South Ribble
witnessed a landslide Conservative victory, gaining 24 seats to hold 44 of 55 on the borough council.[3] After the 2015 local elections, the political make up was Conservative (29 members), Labour (19 members) and Liberal Democrat (2 members). As of May 2017, the council stood as a Conservative majority run borough.[4] The current political make up is Conservative (29 members), Labour (18 members), Liberal Democrat (2 members) and Independent Labour (1 member). Parishes[edit]

South Ribble
South Ribble
parishes

The former urban district areas of Leyland, Lostock Hall, Bamber Bridge and Walton-le-Dale
Walton-le-Dale
are unparished areas. The rest of the district is divided into the following civil parishes:

Cuerdale Farington Hutton Little Hoole Longton Much Hoole Penwortham
Penwortham
(town) Samlesbury

Leyland

Higher Penwortham

Lower Penwortham

Bamber Bridge

Buckshaw Village

Coupe Green

Farington

Gregson Lane

    Higher     Walton

Howick Cross

Hutton

Longton

Lostock Hall

Mellor Brook

Midge Hall

Moss Side

Much Hoole

New Longton

Samlesbury

Walmer Bridge

Walton-le-Dale

Towns and villages in the Borough of South Ribble

Footnotes[edit]

^ [1] ^ "Non-Metropolitan District population 2011". Retrieved 17 January 2016.  ^ "South Ribble". BBC News. Retrieved 2007-05-17.  ^ http://www.southribble.gov.uk/Section.asp?sectiontype=listseparate&catid=200033

External links[edit]

South Ribble
South Ribble
Borough Council South Ribble
South Ribble
Neighbourhood Watch Association Leyland Lancashire
Lancashire
- A Community website

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Geography of the Borough of South Ribble

Towns

Leyland Penwortham

Suburbs

Moss Side Walton Summit

Villages

Bamber Bridge Coupe Green Farington Farington
Farington
Moss Gregson Lane Higher Walton Howick Cross Hutton Longton Lostock Hall Mellor Brook Midge Hall Much Hoole New Longton Samlesbury Walmer Bridge Walton-le-Dale Whitestake

Parishes

Cuerdale Farington Hutton Little Hoole Longton Much Hoole Penwortham Samlesbury

Topography

Ribble Estuary West Lancashire
Lancashire
Coastal Plain

Rivers

Darwen Douglas Lostock Ribble

Parks

Worden Park

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Buildings and structures in the Borough of South Ribble

Grade I

Samlesbury
Samlesbury
Hall

Places of worship

Samlesbury: St Leonard the Less

Grade II*

Places of worship

Leyland: St Andrew Penwortham: St Mary Walton-le-Dale: St Leonard

Grade II

Places of worship

Cuerden: St Saviour Farington: St Paul Higher Walton: All Saints

Scheduled monuments

Penwortham
Penwortham
Castle

Unlisted

British Commercial Vehicle Museum

Demolished

Penwortham
Penwortham
Priory

Listed in

Cuerdale Farington Hutton Leyland Little Hoole Longton Much Hoole Penwortham Samlesbury Walton-le-Dale

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Culture and infrastructure of the Borough of South Ribble

Transport

Blackpool– Liverpool
Liverpool
line Blue Bus of Penwortham Manchester–Preston line East Lancashire
Lancashire
line TransPennine Express Preston park and ride Lancaster Canal
Lancaster Canal
Tramroad

Railway stations

Bamber Bridge Leyland Lostock Hall

Disused stations

Farington Hoole Longton Bridge Midge Hall New Longton
New Longton
and Hutton Penwortham
Penwortham
Cop Lane Todd Lane Junction

Education

Academy@Worden All Hallows RC High School Ashbridge School Balshaw's Church of England
England
High School Brownedge St Mary's RC High School Hutton Grammar School Leyland St Mary's RC High School Lostock Hall
Lostock Hall
Academy Penwortham
Penwortham
Girls' High School Penwortham
Penwortham
Priory Academy Runshaw College Walton-Le-Dale Arts College and High School Wellfield High School

Sport

Bamber Bridge
Bamber Bridge
F.C. County Ground

History

Cuerdale
Cuerdale
Hoard Leyland Hundred Samlesbury
Samlesbury
witches

Business

Enterprise plc

Media

The Bee

Politics

Council elections

1999 2003 07 11

Idle Toad

Constituencies

South Ribble Ribble Valley

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Ceremonial county of Lancashire

North West England
North West England
Portal

Unitary authorities

Blackburn
Blackburn
with Darwen Blackpool

Boroughs or districts

City of Lancaster City of Preston Burnley Chorley Fylde Hyndburn Pendle Ribble Valley Rossendale South Ribble West Lancashire Wyre

Major settlements

Accrington Adlington Bacup Barnoldswick Blackburn Blackpool Brierfield Burnley Carnforth Chorley 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 Waterfoot Whitworth See also: List of civil parishes in Lancashire

Rivers

Calder Darwen Douglas Hodder Irwell Lune Ribble Wyre

Canals

Lancaster Leeds and Liverpool

Topics

Parliamentary constituencies Places Population of major settlements Schools SSSIs Country houses Grade I buildings Grade II* buildings History Museums Lord Lieutenants High Sheriffs

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Districts of North West England

Cheshire

Cheshire
Cheshire
East Cheshire
Cheshire
West and Chester Halton Warrington

Cumbria

Allerdale Barrow-in-Furness Carlisle Copeland Eden South Lakeland

Greater Manchester

Bolton Bury Manchester Oldham Rochdale Salford Stockport Tameside Trafford Wigan

Lancashire

Blackburn
Blackburn
with Darwen Blackpool Burnley Chorley Fylde Hyndburn Lancaster Pendle Preston Ribble Valley Rossendale South Ribble West Lancashire Wyre

Merseyside

Knowsley Liverpool St He

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