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Work underway for improved access in town centre

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:47am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WORK has started on 10 new parking spaces in Scotland Road in Nelson town centre.

End of the line for Brierfield signal box

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:16am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE historic Brierfield signal box has been removed as part of work by Network Rail to rebuild the level crossing in the area.

Pendle to receive £46k to encourage 'right to build'

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:09am Tuesday 30th September 2014

RESIDENTS in Pendle who want to build their own home could see their dreams turned into reality under a new Government initiative.

Earby security makes formal complaint about police

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A SECURITY guard wrongly accused on a police officer's personal Twitter account of driving without insurance has lodged an official complaint.

Investigation in to donation clears six Pendle councillors

Lancashire Telegraph: BIG BOOST  Boundary Mill

8:20am Saturday 27th September 2014

AN investigation into a controversial £20,000 donation by the owners of Colne’s Boundary Mill to Pendle Conservatives has cleared six councillors.

West Bank delegation aims to strengthen bond with Pendle

Lancashire Telegraph: A Palestine flag is waved by a supporter in front of Bradford City Hall during a rally

2:56pm Friday 26th September 2014

STUDENTS from Pendle’s twin town in Palestine are set to strengthen their bond with the borough during a special visit next week.

Business guru to speak at Pendle seminars

Lancashire Telegraph: Kate Hardcastle (7093423)

2:59pm Friday 26th September 2014

PENDLE businesswomen and men are invited to a series of free workshops, drop-ins and seminars across the borough aimed at helping them get the best out of their business.

Ex-Les Miserables cast to bring musical magic to Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:58pm Friday 26th September 2014

A PERFORMANCE featuring all of the best-loved songs of musical theatre is coming to The Muni in Colne.

Pendle MP wants debate on UK military action issue

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

1:40pm Thursday 25th September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson is calling on residents to let him know their views on the UK taking military action against the Islamic State.

Pendle Mayor to be next LibDem candidate

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Thursday 25th September 2014

LIBERAL Democrats in Pendle have chosen the borough’s current mayor, Coun Graham Roach, as their prospective candidate for the constituency at the general election next May.

Exhibition spotlight falls on Earby at war

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:04pm Thursday 25th September 2014

COMMUNITY leaders in Earby are ready to commemorate the town’s role in the First World War.

Nelson man charged with raping girl under 16

Lancashire Telegraph: Alice Schofield, 49, and Mark Schofield, 40, from Devoke Avenue in Clinkham Wood, each face five charges.

1:31pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A 44- year-old man appeared at Burnley Magistrates' Court, accused of historical sexual allegations.

Battle of Arnhem hero earns Barnoldswick’s appreciation

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:56pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A VETERAN of the Battle of Arnhem who also survived banishment to Siberia has been honoured by town councillors in Barnoldswick.

Nelson drug addict stole biscuits because there was no food in the house

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:58pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A THIEF stole two packets of biscuits because there was no food in the house, Burnley Magistrates’ Court heard.

State-of-the-art facilities make a big impression at Barnoldswick school

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:03pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE new £11million Barnoldswick school has brought an ‘education revolution’ to Barnoldswick, Earby and its surrounding villages.

Nelson market traders group feel they have been forgotten by council

Lancashire Telegraph: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

1:43pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

MARKET traders in Nelson are calling for more investment from the council and better marketing and security measures.

Nelson mum stole booze to pay for new lock

Lancashire Telegraph: Alice Schofield, 49, and Mark Schofield, 40, from Devoke Avenue in Clinkham Wood, each face five charges.

2:50pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A MUM with more than 100 offences to her name stole alcohol worth almost £80 to pay for a damaged lock at home, a court heard.

Drugs kingpin should not be punished twice - barrister

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A DRUGS kingpin should not be punished twice for running a major cocaine and cannabis ring and money laundering, according to his barrister.

PLANS to increase stray dog fines slammed as a 'death sentence'

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014


Ambitious plans to transform area around Brierfield Mill

Lancashire Telegraph: Work starts soon on Brierfield Mill site

6:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

AN AMBITIOUS plan to transform the area around Brierfield Mill has taken a giant stride foward.

Pendle school installs hi-tech security system

Lancashire Telegraph: GV of CCTV camera. (4807999)

2:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A PENDLE school has installed a high-tech security system after being plagued by 'mindless vandalism' for several years.

Funding for problem Burnley and Pendle families faces chop

Lancashire Telegraph: GUILTY: A Llandeilo man has admitted falsely claiming £4,861 in Housing and Council Tax benefits.

9:20am Friday 19th September 2014

A DECISION to possibly axe a well-established scheme for problem families in Burnley and Pendle has come under fire from council bosses.

Barnoldswick running for ‘best high street’ in national award

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:44am Friday 19th September 2014

BARNOLDSWICK is in the running to be named one of the country’s best towns, in the Great British High Street Awards.

Award-winning Pendle football referee Jim Dick dies at 83

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:50am Friday 19th September 2014

A FOOTBALL referee who officiated at more than 1,700 local matches has died at the age of 83.

Unemployment levels fall in Pendle again

Lancashire Telegraph: JobCentre move strengthens role of Ealing Hub among ex-offenders

11:10am Friday 19th September 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT levels in Pendle have fallen again, according to the borough’s MP Andrew Stephenson.

Pendle Council chief executive role may be axed in cutbacks

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

COUNCIL bosses in Pendle could become the first in Lancashire to scrap the post of chief executive after it was announced a 40-plus year veteran will be standing down.

Pendle residents could face new call-out charges

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:34pm Thursday 18th September 2014

COUNCIL bosses and councillors in Pendle are tonight set to clash over the possible introduction of charges for dealing with rats, waste and stray dogs.

Hipp-hooray! Colne theatre venue is 100 years old

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

SUPPORTERS of a Colne theatre which has taken on many different roles itself are putting the finishing touches to their centenary gala dinner this weekend.

Pendle residents blast late-night Asian wedding firework displays

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:51am Tuesday 16th September 2014

RESIDENTS have complained about fireworks being set off late at night to celebrate Asian weddings in Pendle.

Royal Mail earns Pendle MP’s plaudits

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson helps resolve safety concern

3:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson praised the Royal Mail after they delivered a target-beating performance in the BB postcode area in the first quarter of 2014/15.

Award hopefuls aim to make sweet music at Colne Municipal Hall

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

FOUR of Pendle’s most talented young musicians are set to take to the stage to compete for a share of a £12,500 bursary.

Pendle forum ready to examine ‘Tour de France’ effect

Lancashire Telegraph: Tour De France cyclists at the bottom of Beamsley Hill

2:43pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

LANCASHIRE County Council’s ‘Pendle Three Tier Forum’ meets tonight at 6.30pm at Colne Town Hall on Albert Road.

Nelson shop worker caught with haul of counterfeit tobacco

Lancashire Telegraph: Hertfordshire County Council fails to stub out tobacco investment

2:41pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A SHOP worker has been ordered to carry out 150 hours community service after being caught with a haul of dodgy tobacco in Nelson.

Prolific East Lancs thief caught caught red-handed stripping lead from roofs

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

12:19pm Monday 15th September 2014

A PROLIFIC thief caught red-handed stripping lead from the roofs of two businesses – once on camera – was trying to fund his £10,000-a-year heroin habit, a court heard.

East Lancs great-gran marks 100th birthday

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

A COMMUNITY stalwart has celebrated her 100th birthday.

East Lancs charity offers chance to turn lives around

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:35pm Monday 15th September 2014

FOR people who are homeless, the thought of living out on the street as winter approaches is a frightening prospect.

Nelson man ‘at bottom of drug chain’ arrested

Lancashire Telegraph: webpix arrest arrests arrested handcuffs police

2:15pm Monday 15th September 2014

A 53-YEAR-old Nelson man said to be ‘at the bottom’ of the drugs chain fell foul of a police surveillance operation.

Nelson charity on shortlist for £50k award

Lancashire Telegraph: GUILTY: A Llandeilo man has admitted falsely claiming £4,861 in Housing and Council Tax benefits.

1:35pm Monday 15th September 2014

NELSON charity, Early Break, has been announced as one of six charities shortlisted for a £50,000 prize after members of the public were invited to nominate their favourite good causes.

Barnoldswick school has expansion plans

Lancashire Telegraph: Image for DNA Builders

8:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A CATHOLIC primary school in West Craven has submitted plans to build extra classrooms.

Pendle Council wants parish councils to take over services

Lancashire Telegraph: Councillor Joe Cooney

3:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs in Pendle want town and parish councils to take over a host of services and facilities to save money.

Nelson pupil celebrates 'best SATs result'

Lancashire Telegraph: BOOKS: The library has increased its visitors from 2012 to 2014

1:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A HARDWORKING pupil is celebrating after he was awarded the highest possible grade in his SATS maths test

UPDATE: Hundreds of Colne homes and businesses without water

Lancashire Telegraph: File photo dated 12/08/08 of a dripping tap as hard-pressed households could be given help to cope with water bills, Downing Street has indicated in the latest political row about the rising cost of living. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday Nove

12:40pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A SCHOOL was forced to close as hundreds of homes and premises in Colne had their water supplies cut off or suffered pressure problems.

Family heartbreak after dog killed in Colne hit-and-run

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:38am Friday 12th September 2014

A FAMILY has been left heart-broken after their pet dog was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Colne.

£250,000 drugs seized in East Lancs raid

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:19am Thursday 11th September 2014

CANNABIS worth an estimated £250,000 was seized by police who swooped on a house in Nelson.

Colne mum grateful for support during daughter’s tumour ordeal

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:41pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE mother of a Colne teenager who was diagnosed with a brain tumour completed the Great North Run to raise money for the charity which looked after them.

Colne baby died of natural cause, inquest told

Lancashire Telegraph: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

1:02pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A SIX-day-old baby died after inheriting a rare genetic condition which meant his body could not break down fatty acids to give his body energy, an inquest heard.

Pendle MP backs latest pensions campaign

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

2:10pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has led calls in Parliament for pensioners to have a fair and active life.

Cannabis and drink complaints lead to new Barnoldswick police patrols

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A COMMUNITY garden where groups of young men have been seen drinking and smoking cannabis is being patrolled by police after residents and councillors raised concerns.

Pendle MP encourages early cancer diagnosis

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

1:44pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has highlighted the importance of improving earlier cancer diagnosis as a means of increasing one-year cancer survival.

Rail group in pledge over restoring Pendle route

Lancashire Telegraph: ON TRACK: Future of region's rail network under discussion

2:41pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A CAMPAIGN to restore the rail link between Pendle and North Yorkshire has received an unexpected boost in Parliament.

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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