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 Mayor of Adlington is Cllr Alan Robinson and the Deputy Mayor is Cllr Timothy Summers
Please note that all Town Council meetings will now be held at Adlington Library
Cllr Beverley Speers was co-opted to the vacancy on the Town Council at the September meeting.
The Summer edition of the Update newsletter has now been delivered to Adlington residents and is also available on our Publications page
The Town Council Annual Report for 2016-17 was presented at the Annual Town Meeting on 8 May 2017 and is available to read on the Publications page
Chorley Council has provided funding so that Adlington Library can remain open until March 2018. Lancashire County Council will continue to run the library when this arrangement ends. The formal decision will be made by LCC at the Cabinet meeting on 14 September. For updates and to find out how to get involved with the Friends of Adlington Library group please see the FoAL website
In partnership with the North West Ambulance Service the Town Council has provided two Automated External Defibrillators in the village. These are now operational with one located close to the crossroads in the centre of Higher Adlington, on the external wall of the public toilet building and the other located in Lower Adlington on the external wall of the White Bear public house. The AEDs are housed in coded cabinets, and the code will be made available when a 999 call is received. Anderton Parish Council has made a contribution of £250 towards the cost of the AED located on Babylon Lane. In addition the United Reformed and Methodist Church has donated an additional AED on the external wall of their buidling to the Town Council.
In line with the requirements of the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities financial information for the year 2015/16 is now available on the Annual Report page