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Inland Pendle summer attraction hit by closures confusion

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:34pm Friday 25th July 2014

A POPULAR event in Barnoldswick that attracts thousands of visitors has been thrown into doubt in a row over road closures.

New Nelson school looking like a class act

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STAFF at Whitefield Infant School hauled boxes full of text books and toys in yesterday’s sweltering heat in anticipation of their big move to a new site.

Man found not guilty in Jayden disturbance case

Lancashire Telegraph: Jayden Parkinson

11:33am Thursday 24th July 2014

A 24-year-old has been found not guilty of a committing public order offence during a court hearing for the killer of former Colne Primet High School pupil Jayden Parkinson.

Colne drink-driver twice legal limit

Lancashire Telegraph: Groom ends up in police cell on day of wedding after alleged drink-driving incident in Newhaven

4:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A DRINK-driver caught twice the legal limit had been taken out to the pub after his partner suffered a miscarriage, Burnley magistrates heard.

Colne man died from industrial disease

4:12pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AN inquest into the death of a 85-year-old Colne man confirmed that he died as a result of industrial disease.

More than 7,000 sign up for Pendle garden waste collections

Lancashire Telegraph: Householders could face forking out for garden waste collections

4:07pm Thursday 24th July 2014

MORE than 7,000 Pendle residents have signed up to have their garden waste collected.

Nelson communications firm lands high-profile client

Lancashire Telegraph: Communications firm Daisy creates 80 new jobs

3:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A NELSON company is celebrating landing a high profile client.

Pendle council tax direct debits prize draw

Lancashire Telegraph: Pay your council tax by Direct Debit and you could win £25,000

3:02pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PENDLE Council is urging residents to pay their council tax by direct debit.

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson in pledge to fight for jobs at Rolls-Royce in Barnoldswick

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

11:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

CONSERVATIVE MP Andrew Stephenson has pledged to step up his fight to save jobs at Rolls-Royce’s Barnoldswick plants.

Second ‘heart start’ device donated in Barnoldswick

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Rotary Club of Barnoldswick and Earby handed over a potentially life-saving defibrillator in Barnoldswick town centre.

Pendle MP urges households to get energy savings

Lancashire Telegraph: Andrew Stephenson

4:50pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson wants residents to take up energy-efficiency improvements on their home with the Green Deal.

Nelson school ‘is answering demand to improve’

Lancashire Telegraph: Private pre-school closes ahead of damning Ofsted report

4:45pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

OFSTED have found that a Nelson primary school is rapidly improving after the watchdog told them to improve earlier in the year.

Drop in the jobless total welcomed by Pendle MP

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

4:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed new unemployment figures for June 2014 that show the number of unemployed people in Pendle is falling.

‘No plans’ to extend popular Pendle faith school

Lancashire Telegraph: Lyle Davy, 18, wins Barnoldswick's Coates ward for the Conservatives

4:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DESPITE requests from the Pendle MP, a local councillor and headteacher, St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Barnoldswick will not be allowed to expand.

Children shine in Barrowford talent show

Lancashire Telegraph: Barrowford's Got Talent, Barrowford Primary School, Barrowford.

6:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

PRIMARY school children showed off their skills in a special end-of-year talent show.

Residents concerned over Colne shop's alcohol plans

Lancashire Telegraph: Atkinson was three-and-a-half times over the alcohol limit when he took his grandma's car.

5:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

PLANS to sell alcohol from a new shop in an empty garage site in Colne are being opposed by neighbours over fears it would fuel anti social behaviour.

Jury considers verdicts over alleged murder of former Pendle schoolgirl

Lancashire Telegraph: Serving police officer cleared of raping a schoolgirl

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

THE jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering a former Pendle schoolgirl will resume deliberations tomorrow.

PC dragged Pendle colleague to safety during shooting, jury told

Lancashire Telegraph: Serving police officer cleared of raping a schoolgirl

1:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A POLICE officer who dragged his colleague to safety after she was blasted with a sawn-off shotgun told a jury he thought the gunman had come back to kill them both.

Minister launches £4m Colne health centre

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

HEALTH Minister Dan Poulter officially launched the new £4million state-of-the-art Colne Health Centre yesterday.

East Lancs police officer ‘shot on her sixth shift’

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A POLICE officer from Pendle who suffered serious injuries when she was shot as she answered a routine call has told a jury she was only on her sixth shift as a 'frontline officer' when it happened.

‘Land buy-out’ idea to beat developers in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:11pm Friday 18th July 2014

A CAMPAIGN group fighting plans to build housing on green land in Colne is looking at new ways to beat developers.

East Lancs police officer blasted with sawn-off shotgun, court told

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A POLICE officer from Pendle was blasted with a sawn-off shotgun leaving her hand a ‘bloody and tangled mess’, a court heard.

Cycle fanatics beat the rain for Colne Grand Prix

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

HUNDREDS of cycling fans saw the rain clouds scatter as they witnessed elite cyclists compete in the Colne Grand Prix last night.

Centenary events put Colne on war footing

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:51pm Thursday 17th July 2014

VISITORS to Colne could be forgiven for thinking they have been transported back to 1914 after dozens of old posters have appeared across the town centre.

Woman taken to hospital after two-car smash in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:56am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after a crash in Burnley Road, Colne, yesterday.

‘Nazi jibe’ complaint after Pendle councillor clash

Lancashire Telegraph: Lyle Davy, 18, wins Barnoldswick's Coates ward for the Conservatives

2:40pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A TEENAGE councillor has accused an East Lancashire political veteran of comparing the actions of Pendle Tories to ‘Nazi Germany’ or ‘Stalinist Russia’.

UPDATE: Teen arrested after East Lancs mum wakes to find intruder exposing himself in bedroom

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A 19-YEAR-OLD man from Colne has been arrested on suspicion of trespass with intent to commit a sexual offence after a woman woke up to find a man in her bedroom.

Outrage as burglars kick in Brierfield church doors

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

THIEVES smashed their way into a church and stole the proceeds of a jumble sale.

Volunteers help create ‘a great place to chill out’ on former Nelson commemoration land

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:52pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

AN abandoned war memorial site in Nelson has been given a makeover thanks to a community group.

UPDATE: Elderly man taken to hospital after four car smash in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Monday 14th July 2014

A PENSIONER was in hospital last night after a four-car collision caused chaos on a busy road in Colne.

Colne couple toasting energy drinks success

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:52pm Monday 14th July 2014

A COUPLE from Colne are taking on energy drinks giants such as Red Bull after launching their own brand.

Man’s trial on Nelson police officer shooting charge

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

3:30pm Monday 14th July 2014

A MAN accused of shooting a police officer from Nelson is due to go on trial today charged with attempted murder.

Pendle MP backs plea for organ donors

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson helps resolve safety concern

3:30pm Monday 14th July 2014

NEW figures show that just 45 per cent of families agree to organ donation going ahead if they are unaware of their decesased loved one’s decision to be a donor but this figure rises to 95 per cent when they know the decision.

Fears over plans to axe sergeant's post in Barnoldswick

Lancashire Telegraph: Concern raised over Barnoldswick footpath closure

7:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

COUNCILLORS have spoken out against the possible loss of a police sergeant's post in Barnoldswick.

Clarets star gives young fan a season ticket in surprise visit

Lancashire Telegraph: Tesco workers have thanked Danny Ings for his act of kindness

6:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

DANNY Ings will be forking out for a Clarets’ season tickets after losing a computer game to a young cancer sufferer.

Police raid Brierfield houses in drugs swoop

Lancashire Telegraph: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

5:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

POLICE carried out dawn raids on three houses in Brierfield yesterday.

Police called to Nelson street after reports of man with firearm

Lancashire Telegraph: HUNT:  West Mercia Police are hunting two men who attempted an armed robbery at Cofton Post Office. SP

1:30pm Saturday 12th July 2014

DOZENS of police officers were called to a Nelson street after reports a man threatening residents with a gun.

Pendle cycle firm reaches for the skies

Lancashire Telegraph: Hope Technology co-owner Ian Weatherill wants to build a velodrome

9:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

AN EAST Lancashire firm is reaching for the skies after having two hot air balloons designed in their colours.

Barnoldswick students win Winston Churchill speaking contest

Lancashire Telegraph: Winston Churchill

8:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

A TEAM of Barnoldswick students have won a Winston Churchill public speaking competition.

5,900 people in East Lancs may have diabetes but don't know it

Lancashire Telegraph: IN THE PICTURE: Hywel Dda Health Board has won an X-PERT Health for its patient education sessions which help county residents living with diabetes.

2:08pm Saturday 12th July 2014

NEARLY 100 people were found to be at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes during a healthy lifestyle roadshow in Burnley.

Funds cut sparks row over rural attractions in Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: Councillor Paul White said the decision is 'down to individuals'

2:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

Lancashire County Council has been slammed over plans to cut funding for Countryside Access.

Family and friends mourn extrovert Nelson barber Godfrey Eyre

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:33pm Friday 11th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a fun-loving and flamboyant Nelson hairdresser who has lost a short battle with cancer.

Police saw Nelson drink-driver crash car

Lancashire Telegraph: Groom ends up in police cell on day of wedding after alleged drink-driving incident in Newhaven

1:59pm Friday 11th July 2014

A DRINK-DRIVER caught on a petrol station was on his way to get more alcohol, Burnley magistrates heard.

Nelson stroke victim died from toxic effects of drugs overdose

Lancashire Telegraph: Merseyside Police are asking members of the public to hand in lost in Birkenhead Market

2:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A WOMAN suffering health problems because of a stroke died after accidentally taking an overdose of drugs, an inquest was told.

Former East Lancs councillor told to pay back £144k crime gains or be jailed

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

A FORMER Pendle councillor must pay back £144,000 by a proceeds of crime hearing in six months or he will be jailed.

Banned Nelson danger driver in jail again

Lancashire Telegraph: Merseyside men on firearms charges

2:20pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A REPEATED dangerous and banned driver is back behind bars after flouting road laws again.

East Lancs aunt’s £700 boosts charity for eye condition

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE auntie of a baby born with an extremely rare eye disorder has raised more than £700 in less than a week for charity.

Gas cyclinders were in Brierfield garage torched by yobs

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Thursday 10th July 2014

ARSONISTS torched a garage containing three gas cylinders in Brierfield.

Nelson driving menace spared jail as it ‘does not affect him’

Lancashire Telegraph: McKellar was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court

1:53pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A PROLIFIC banned driver has been spared jail and a further disqualification after striking again.

Britain in Bloom judges check out Barnoldswick

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:57pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

JUDGES from the regional Britain in Bloom initiative visited Barnoldswick yesterday and were impressed by the town’s beautiful flower displays.

Pendle what's on

Musical maestro sets foot on stage and says ‘Allo to audiences at Pendle Hippodrome Theatre (link) 2:52pm Tue 3 Jun 14

WHILE he may be a familiar face to members of Pendle Hippodrome Theatre Company, ‘Uncle’ Joe Winkley will not…

Artists line up in Nelson to aid children's Make A Wish Foundation (link) 4:39pm Thu 22 May 14

A CHARITY gig being held in aid of children with terminal illnesses is taking place in Pendle at the end of this…

New season is time for a party (link) 2:38pm Tue 13 May 14

COLNE Dramatic Society has packed its Baggage for 2013-14, and is now inviting would-be actors to a party for its…

North by North-West Festival will celebrate Mods’ half century (link) 10:19am Thu 8 May 14

FIFTY years of the Mod movement will be celebrated at a new two-day festival in Colne in June.

New acts called up for Jessica tribute stage at Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival in Colne (link) 10:42am Thu 1 May 14

ASPIRING bands and musicians are being given the chance to perform at this year’s Great British Rhythm and Blues…

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