A display about the Chorley Pals has been erected in the entrance to Chorley Library, showing the history of the unit as well as progress of the memorial.
Chorley Pals Secretary, local WW1 historian & author Steve Williams, worked with Linda Langford, the Community History Manager at Chorley Library, on the project. It will there for five weeks until Friday, 19th March and it will be updated on a regular basis as the memorial project progresses.
The Library is also staging two illustrated talks. At 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 23rd February there will be a talk entitled “The history of the Chorley Pals” followed on Tuesday, 16th March with a talk “The Chorley Pals Memorial – from idea to unveiling” starting at 2.00 p.m.. Tickets are free, and are available from the Library by telephoning 01257 277222.