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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 MP raises concerns on impact of M65 road works

Lancashire Telegraph: Andrew Stephenson

4:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has raised concerns about the impact road works to the M65 are having on local businesses, after hearing how trade is down just days after work begun.

Decision to pull down World War One commemoration event banners labelled 'baffling'

Lancashire Telegraph: Before and after: Albert Road war memorial in Colne

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A DECISION to pull down eight banners advertising a World War One commemoration event has been labelled ‘baffling’ by angry protesters.

Murderer who killed a Pendle schoolgirl jailed for life

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE murderer of Pendle schoolgirl Jayden Parkinson - strangled while carrying his unborn child - must have had a ‘heart of stone’, a court heard.

VIDEO: East Lancs teachers’ end-of-term video goes viral

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

SCHOOL pupils normally celebrate the end of term with parties, non-uniform days and practical jokes.

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.

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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