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Chance to take on ex-world champion Mark Webster in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NELSON residents will have the chance to take on former darts world champion Mark Webster next week.

Friend’s fundraising drive to aid Colne cancer girl’s family

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:59pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A LOYAL friend is raising money to send a little girl who has battled cancer and her mum on a dream holiday.

Man dies after Morrisons car park smash

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

POLICE officers in Nelson are appealing for witnesses after a 73-year-old man died following a collision in a supermarket car park yesterday.

East Lancs carer allegedly put plastic bag over dementia sufferer’s head, court told

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CARER at a Colne home allegedly put a plastic bag over an elderly dementia sufferer’s head as the pensioner sat on the toilet, a jury was told.

Cash cut puts Earby mining museum on the brink

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:42pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

SUPPORTERS of the Yorkshire Dales Mining Museum at Earby fear it will close and its unique collection scattered following the ending of an annual grant.

Nelson Daisy chief set for £466m takeover bid

Lancashire Telegraph: Matthew Riley

3:34pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE chief executive of Nelson communications giant Daisy Group has indicated he could make a £466million bid to take over the company.

Thieves target Colne Market

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:40am Monday 18th August 2014

CALLOUS thieves have broken into Colne Market and stolen charity collection boxes for the Poppy Appeal and Help for Heroes.

Former Nelson student is a top ranking legal officer in the Army

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A FORMER Nelson and Colne College student who just scraped into further education after getting only four GCSE’s is now a top ranking legal officer in the Army.

Thieves target Colne market

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:03pm Saturday 16th August 2014

CALLOUS thieves have broken into Colne Market overnight, making off with Poppy Appeal and Help for Heroes charity boxes.

Manslaughter case dropped in connection death crash

Lancashire Telegraph: BIG BOOST  Boundary Mill

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THE driver of a Range Rover involved in a crash leading to the death of the son of the founders of the Boundary Mill retail chain will no longer face a charge of manslaughter.

Nelson man who fled to Spain jailed for 16 years

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

10:20am Saturday 16th August 2014

A SEX fiend who repeatedly abused a young boy and girl has been jailed for 16 years, after being brought back from Spain to face justice more than 30 years on.

Pendle student wins zoo’s ‘seal’ of approval

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:32pm Friday 15th August 2014

AN aspiring Pendle vet has used her summer break to take a walk on the wild side after she landed a work placement at Blackpool Zoo.

New and improved cricket facilities launched at Swinden site

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Thursday 14th August 2014

PENDLE’S cricketers are set to be bowled over by the new and improved cricket wicket in Nelson.

8am Nelson Morrisons store opening ‘to suit shoppers’

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:14pm Thursday 14th August 2014

MORRISONS in Nelson has extended its store opening hours after it was inundated with requests from local shoppers.

Cash approved for research into producing community’s power from water landmark

Lancashire Telegraph: St Albans couple 'furious' after paying hundreds of pounds towards neighbours' electricity bill

3:10pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A WEIR in Colne could be used to generate electricity after a community group received funding for a feasibility study.

Banned Nelson dog a family pet

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

3:02pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A NELSON man told police he thought the American pitbull he had been keeping as a family pet was a ‘long-legged Irish Staffordshire bull terrier’.

‘Guilty’ thief sent stolen Nelson seat back

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:44pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A BENCH that was paid for by a fund-raising six-year-old has been returned to the care home it was stolen from last month.

35 badges earn Pendle pupils a visit to Blue Peter

Lancashire Telegraph: What will inspire our children when Blue Peter disappears from BBC1?

1:07pm Sunday 10th August 2014

PUPILS from a Pendle school became stars for the day when they were invited to appear on Blue Peter to show off their badges.

Pendle MP gets pizza the action

Lancashire Telegraph: Andrew Stephenson

8:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Say cheese!

Nelson charity’s urgent plea for more Gaza aid

Lancashire Telegraph: Smoke and sand rise in the air after an Israeli strike, in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

2:44pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A NELSON-based charity, Muslim Global Relief, is aiding the people of Gaza and after a series of sustained attacks have recently made headlines, the charity has announced an emergency appeal.

East Lancs man pelted wife with boiled sweets and toffee in front of police

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

4:30pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A LOUT pelted his wife with boiled sweets in front of police called to trouble at their Nelson home, a court heard.

Finish our road before building more houses, say angry East Lancs residents

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

RESIDENTS who have been living on an ‘unfinished’ road for seven years are angry that Pendle Council has granted planning permission for another housing development next to their homes.

Anger as Fence play area ripped up

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:34pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A POPULAR children’s playground that was due to be upgraded has been demolished, despite there not being enough funds to replace it yet.

Brother of M65 death crash victim hit by devastating flood

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE GRIEVING brother of a man killed in a crash on the M65 has been hit by a devastating flood, causing thousands of pounds of damage.

East Lancs brother hopes to raise cash at cricket match as thank-you to donor trust

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:20pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE brother of an ex-Barnoldswick cricketer has organised a charity cricket tournament to raise money for the trust that has enabled his brother to have two stem cell transplants.

Day fit for heroes

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:14pm Monday 4th August 2014

DOZENS of people marched through the streets of Colne this weekend to honour the lives lost in the First World War.

Turnaround for care home told to improve

Lancashire Telegraph: Care Quality Commission

1:10pm Monday 4th August 2014

CQC INSPECTORS have found that a Nelson care home that they rapped in March has improved ‘significantly’.

MP impressed by progress of new A&E unit

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:18pm Monday 4th August 2014

A NEW accident and emergency department at Airedale Hospital due to open in October will benefit Pendle residents, according to MP Andrew Stephenson.

Hundreds in protest over Gaza

Lancashire Telegraph: Smoke and fire from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City, Tuesday, July 22

10:54am Monday 4th August 2014

A SECOND protest against attacks on Gaza saw hundreds gather in a town centre.

Cooperative Bank urged to reconsider Colne closure plans

Lancashire Telegraph: ANDREW STEPHENSON

7:00pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

THE Co-operative Bank has been urged to reconsider plans to close its Albert Road branch in Colne by Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson.

Five officers under investigation over inquiry into murdered former Pendle teen

Lancashire Telegraph: Jayden Parkinson

2:10pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

Five police officers are under investigation over an inquiry into a murdered pregnant teenager who was reported missing more than two weeks before her body was found.

East Lancashire reading challenge

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

2:04pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

CHILDREN aged four to 11 from Lancashire have been invited to meet a cast of colourful creatures as part of this year's Summer Reading Challenge.

Labour calls for Pendle council leader to come clean on cuts

Lancashire Telegraph: Couns Joe Cooney

12:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

PENDLE’S Labour Councillors are calling on council leader Joe Cooney to ‘come clean’ about which services he is planning to add charges to.

Man 'lay dead for three days'

Lancashire Telegraph: KNOCKING IT BACK: Research shows that making alcohol more expensive can have a beneficial effect on health

2:13pm Friday 1st August 2014

A NELSON man found dead at his home had been there for ‘at least 72 hours’, an inquest heard.

Budget 'in crisis'

Lancashire Telegraph: Couns Joe Cooney

1:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

SENIOR Pendle councillors have warned that the council’s finances are in a ‘catastrophic’ condition and that they are having to consider job cuts and adding fees to services to make ends meet.

Crews stop mill blaze spreading

Lancashire Telegraph: Firefighters free child from school railings

1:21pm Friday 1st August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Calder Mill in Colne after a pile of wood was reported to be in flames in the builders’ yard.

Attack on tyres

Lancashire Telegraph: Image for Dragon Tyres

11:44am Friday 1st August 2014

TYRES were punctured in two separate incidents of criminal damage to vehicles in West Craven.

Care home passes quality inspection

Lancashire Telegraph: Care Quality Commission

11:42am Friday 1st August 2014

ST Andrew’s House care home in Rainhall Road, Barnoldswick, has met all the standards in a recent Care Quality commission inspection.

Motor dealers are online champs

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:40am Friday 1st August 2014

NELSON’S Peugeot Dealership, Perrys, has scooped the Dealer Group of the Year accolade at the eBay Motors Awards 2014.

Busy time out and about for MP

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

10:46am Friday 1st August 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has a busy few days in the constituency next week following the break-up of the House of Commons for summer.

Gunman who shot East Lancs police officer found guilty of attempted murder

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A GUNMAN who shot a Pendle police officer and then left laughed as he cycled away has been found guilty of attempted murder.

Trawden residents’ plea to put brake on ‘60mph’ drivers

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:04pm Thursday 31st July 2014

RESIDENTS in a Trawden street are so fed up with speeding motorists, they are putting pressure on the county council to rethink the speed limit.

Tractors revved up ready for Pendle farmer tribute

Lancashire Telegraph: Tractors take part in the parade. inset: Farmer Andrew Nutter

2:59pm Thursday 31st July 2014

More than 100 farm vehicles are expected to take part in this year’s sixth, annual Pendle Charity Tractor Run, which celebrates the life of local farmer Andrew Nutter.

East Lancs firms hit by roadworks

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson helps resolve safety concern

2:53pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BUSINESSES are being affected by traffic build-ups caused by roadworks on the M65 motorway, Pendle’s MP said.

Fundraiser in memory of tragic Nelson quad biker

Lancashire Telegraph: Scott Thompson

3:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TRIBUTE night has been arranged at a Burnley venue for a Nelson man who died in a quad biking accident in Australia earlier this year.

Anger over Colne centre pharmacy delays

Lancashire Telegraph: Lord Greaves

3:58pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

ANGRY councillors are calling for answers after plans to open a pharmacy in Colne’s new health centre have been delayed.

Savage dog attacks its East Lancs foster carer

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:12am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN has been left using crutches after taking in a dog that was about to be put down.

Pendle protesters’ joy after homes plan refused

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:50pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

PLANS to build 29 homes on land off Long Ing Lane in Barnoldswick have suffered a severe blow after a scheme was rejected for the second time.

Temperatures at Colne Health Centre reaching dangerous levels in heatwave, claim visitors

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

PATIENTS at the new Colne Health Centre have raised concerns about the temperature of the building during the recent heatwave.

Pendle set to become first part of Lancashire to install free WiFi

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:08am Monday 28th July 2014

PENDLE is set to become the first borough in Lancashire to install free WiFi in its town centres.

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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