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Colne man 'clearly on something' assaulted ex-partner in front of children

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:43pm Friday 31st October 2014

A 39-year-old man who was clearly “on something” when he went to his ex-partner’s home assaulted her in front of children.

Colne man breached court order

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

1:41pm Friday 31st October 2014

A MAN banned from going near a house in Colne flouted a court order when he set off to go to a friend’s house, a court heard.

Police helicopter and six police cars in major hunt for Pendle burglars

Lancashire Telegraph: LIFT OFF: A police helicopter demonstration took place at Bromsgrove Police and Fire Station's open day. Buy picture, BCR401406_13, at

9:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

A HELICOPTER, six police cars and patrol dogs were involved in a major hunt for two burglars who broke into a shed in Pendle.

POLICE APPEAL: Missing mother and child could be in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:57am Thursday 30th October 2014

A MOTHER and child who went missing from their home in Salford could be in Colne.

Fury over Pendle wind turbine plans

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A ROW is brewing over two controversial wind turbine bids at either end of Pendle – with views from some of the borough’s most historic buildings and countryside potentially compromised.

Praise for young Barrowford fundraisers

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

TWO youngsters who ‘banded together’ to sell the latest must-have fashion accessory have been praised by hospice chiefs.

Allotment gardeners attacked in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN investigation is said to be underway after vandals reportedly targeted amateur gardeners at an allotment site in Nelson.

Yobs ‘a hazard’ to Pendle OAPs club users

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:31pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

EXTRA police patrols have been requested after representatives of a Pendle OAPs club complained about problems caused by street drinkers.

Nelson thug could face prison after threatening to smash ex-partner's face up

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A THUG left his ex-partner terrified when he flouted a restraining order and threatened to smash her face up, a court heard.

Nelson park chosen as venue for new disabled ‘help’ programme

Lancashire Telegraph: Diasabled wheelchair sign

1:50pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

EXTRA provisions are set to be made for people with physical and mental health difficulties as part of a major revamp at a Pendle park.

Colne car vandal to pay for headlights

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:57pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A VANDAL who caused £100 damage to a car as part of a ‘mini spree’ was ordered to pay the owner compensation.

Families guests at Nelson cenotaph naming

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:41pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE families of 12 men and women whose names are being added to Nelson’s cenotaph will be among the guests of honour for Remembrance Sunday.

'Worst street in Colne' set for revamp at last

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:46am Monday 27th October 2014

WORK has started in earnest on a £1.7million project to transform the fortunes of a terrace once dubbed ‘the worst street in Colne’.

Colne man charged with dangerous driving after allegedly crashing into ex-partner's car

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

2:01pm Monday 27th October 2014

A 28-YEAR-old man has appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged with dangerous driving after he allegedly crashed into his ex-partner's car and rammed it into her house in Clayton-le-Moors.

Centre bids to help vulnerable people in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

A NEW centre is opening in Colne to help vulnerable people in the borough.

Nelson ‘arts village’ to open in centre

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE former main post office in Nelson is set to be transformed into an ‘arts village’ after lying empty for more than four years.

MP Eric Pickles visiting key regeneration projects in Pendle

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Eric Pickles

1:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government is visiting key regeneration projects in Pendle today.

Colne gardnener ripped off old woman suffering from dementia

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A COLNE gardener charged a pensioner suffering from dementia nearly three times the going rate for a job, Bradford Crown Court heard.

Pendle MP welcomes 870 new apprenticeships

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

2:50pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed new figures showing 870 new apprenticeships were started by people in the borough last year.

Teenager facing prison over Colne caravan site clash

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A teenager involved in trouble at a Colne caravan site has been warned he could be facing jail.

Spurned Nelson dad given a suspended jail sentence after repeatedly flouting a restraining order

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:03pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SPURNED young dad has been given a suspended jail sentence after repeatedly flouting a restraining order.

Award-winning chef serves up tasty tips in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:54pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

STUDENTS received expert cookery tips from a top chef.

Victory for Barrowford residents over ‘danger’ road

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:50pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

COMMUNITY campaigners are celebrating a victory after convincing County Hall bosses to slash the speed limit on a ‘danger’ road.

44-year-old Nelson man on historical sex charges

Lancashire Telegraph: Guilty verdict has allowed me to exorcise some demons, says victim of QEGS teacher

12:34pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

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

Nelson drug dealer is bailed

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:52pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A HARD drugs dealer could end up behind bars after admitting a string of offences at Burnley Crown Court.

Travellers descend on Colne Sports Centre car park

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

GYPSY travellers have descended on Colne Sports Centre car park and set up camp.

Pendle roadworks in winter can be ‘justified’

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:13pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

LANCASHIRE County Council’s cabinet member for highways and transport has defended the council’s decision to work on Pendle’s roads in the winter months.

Lazy recyclers to be targeted by Pendle Council

Lancashire Telegraph: The ‘Recycle+’ system is part of the Council’s work to increase recycling rates in the borough, to help hit the Welsh Government’s strict statutory targets for recycling and composting.

4:12pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

RESIDENTS who don’t make efforts to recycle will be targeted in a new enforcement drive by Pendle Council.

First-hand accounts of life in Palestine at Brierfield meeting

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AROUND 150 people packed the Brierfield Community Centre to hear six young visitors to Pendle give their accounts of growing up in Palestine.

Nelson FC sign fan as official club poet

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:33pm Monday 20th October 2014

FOOTBALL fan Sharon Marshall has always believed that there was something poetic about the beautiful game.

Anger over Barnoldswick Police Station closures

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

WEST Craven councillors have hit out at frequent closures of Barnoldswick Police Station.

Nelson man wanted by police in connection with drugs offences

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:48pm Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are looking to trace a man they would like to speak to in connection with drugs offences.

Pendle councillor slams plans to carry out ‘extensive’ structural road works in during winter

Lancashire Telegraph: £286k to spend on potholes

2:04pm Friday 17th October 2014

A COUNTY councillor has slammed Lancashire’s plans to carry out ‘extensive’ structural road works in Pendle in the middle of winter.

Growing together – young Pendle adults spruce up allotment

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:43pm Thursday 16th October 2014

YOUNG adults from a care group spruced up the allotment at sustainable farm shop and bistro Roaming Roosters, in Higham.

Help for people struggling with rent in Pendle

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

1:43pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

RESIDENTS who receive Housing Benefit but are still struggling to pay their rent may be able to get help from Pendle Council through the government’s Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP).

Joy for young children as new Nelson play area approved

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:41pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A NEW play area will be built on disused land in Nelson thanks to the campaigning of Labour ward councillors.

Climb ahead with £2.24m Pendle Hill project

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:33pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

PEOPLE living on both sides of Pendle Hill could be brought together under a £2.24million pioneering partnership being promoted by local councils.

Barrowford music student named Pendle’s most promising young musician

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:44pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A MUSIC student from Barrowford has been named as Pendle’s most promising young musician in a competition.

Barrowford care home acts on watchdog criticisms

Lancashire Telegraph: Issued formal warning

1:40pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A CARE home was told it must improve its standards of care, following an inspection by a watchdog.

Pendle MP delighted as number of jobless claimants falls

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

1:42pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed a fall in the number of people in the borough claiming unemployment benefit for more than a year.

'Trojan Horse' probe finds no evidence of ‘extremist infiltration’ at Pendle schools

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson helps resolve safety concern

2:57pm Monday 13th October 2014

AN investigation into allegations of ‘extremist infiltration’ by Islamic fundamentalists at three Pendle primary schools has revealed no evidence to support such claims, county councillors have been told.

Pendle farm shop and restaurant up for eight awards

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:50pm Monday 13th October 2014

SUSTAINABLE farm shop and restaurant Roaming Roosters has been shortlisted for eight food awards.

A poignant trip to battlefield site for Pendle students

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:42pm Monday 13th October 2014

A GROUP of students from Marsden Heights community College have returned from a life-changing trip to the World War One battlefield sites in Belgium.

UPDATE: Man arrested on suspicion of murder bailed after woman's body found on canal barge

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:30am Saturday 11th October 2014

A MURDER probe has been launched after a woman’s body was discovered on a canal barge in West Craven earlier today.

Pendle residents tell councillor child sex exploitation is going on 'right outside their houses'

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:16pm Friday 10th October 2014

A COUNTY councillor has called for agencies to be more proactive after residents told him child sex exploitation is going on 'right outside their houses' in Pendle.

Problem-ridden Brierfield street ‘may be unsuitable for living’

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:40pm Friday 10th October 2014

A BRIERFIELD councillor has called for action on Sackville Street where he claims many of the houses may be ‘unliveable’.

Attacker gets Pendle town ban

Lancashire Telegraph: Merseyside men on firearms charges

12:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

AN attacker facing sentence for three assaults has been banned from Earby, the town where they all took place.

‘Positive’ feeling as Pendle school bids to become academy

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

12:47pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BARROWFORD Primary School has launched a consultation into becoming an academy.

High Sheriff arrives to present medal to Bacup charity stalwart

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:30pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

What do you do when you miss your special party to collect a medal from the Queen?

Decision time on Pendle council shedding services

Lancashire Telegraph: Philip Mousdale

3:20pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

PLANS by Pendle Council to ‘offload’ some of its services to town and parish councils are set to be decided tonight.

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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