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BLOOMING GREAT: A gardener gets down to work on his plot in Nelson’s Kensington Street

Little corner of Nelson could be in line to become Kensington Gardens

WRECKED: The scene in Nelson town centre after a car crashed through the frontage of Eileen Ansar’s soon-to-be-opened shop on Scotland Road

Lucky escape for shopkeeper as car smashes into store

CAUSE: Gill Watson is campaigning against waste

Nelson Food & Drink Festival to spearhead anti-waste drive

ON TRACK: East Lancs rail service

Team launches major offensive to open railway

BLOW: Pendle Wavelengths will remain closed this weekend after a fire in which 100 people were evacuated

Pendle Wavelengths to remain closed after being hit by fire

Man accused of inciting 15-year-old boy to engage in sexual activity

Man accused of inciting 15-year-old boy to engage in sexual activity

Neighbours in remote area could get hooked up to gas network - at a price

Neighbours in remote area could get hooked up to gas network - at a price

TRIUMPH: Dancers Georgia Dean, left and Charlotte Green with their trophies

Sanderson’s Dance School teens win top dancing competition

MISSION: Viki Shaw is holding a fundraiser in tribute to her still born son

Still born boy inspires duo to raise funds for cold cot for grieving families to say farewell

CAMPAIGNER: Selina Cooper

Suffragette’s story set to hit streets

RUNNER: Scott Boardman, from Earby, will tackle the 26.2mile course around Chester

Pendle man to highlight rare condition in marathon


Former councillor faces prison after confessing to child porn offences

BE CONSIDERATE: Drivers who come to Barley are being asked to be careful where they park

Police called in as traffic blocks up popular village

OVERFLOW: The leaked sewage in front of houses in Curzon Street, Colne

Residents count the cost of wild weather as raw sewage floods into homes

HERO: Part-time fireman Anthony Slater of Pendle Leisure, who was on duty at Pendle Wavelengths in Nelson

HERO: Leisure manager dons fireman’s helmet as blaze engulfs his centre

Pendle to get mobile ‘pop-up’ recycling vehicles in bid to improve waste collection

Pendle to get mobile ‘pop-up’ recycling vehicles in bid to improve waste collection

Storm leads to sewage flooding homes

Sewage leaves stinking mess in flooded homes after storm

CRISIS: Council ‘cannot afford’ to run CCTVs

CRISIS: Council ‘cannot afford’ to run CCTVs

Pendle Hill

Farmer forced to shoot dog on Pendle Hill after it attacked and killed four sheep

ATTACK: Worshippers in Brunswick Street have been targeted

Two men hit in head and neck by air rifle shots after attending mosque

Cooke, of Hawarden Street, Nelson pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit GBH

Man suspected of being paedophile had ‘sharp object’ shoved into his backside

Smoke at the pool

Swimmers wearing trunks and bathing costumes evacuated after leisure centre fire

The leisure centre was evacuated

PICTURES: Leisure centre evacuated after fire

SCENE: Wavelengths at Nelson

Dad who filmed young girls getting changed at swimming pool caught after youngster spotted “hairy arm” with camera phone

Controversial proposal to build 500 new homes will be looked at ‘very, very carefully’

Controversial proposal to build 500 new homes will be looked at ‘very, very carefully’

RESPECTED: Ian Scothern

Council to name road in memory of prominent businessman and cricketer

SUSPICION: Do you know this man? Police have released CCTV shot of a man who they would like to trace in connection with their inquiries about damage to the memorial garden

CCTV image shows suspect sought over vandal attack on memorial garden in memory of teen

Kath Johnson, defending, said her client was not going to be the main beneficiary from the stolen car

Petty criminal found with stolen car avoids time in jail

JAILED: Mark Lee Connell

Blood found in kitchen led to arrest of seasoned burglar who turned back to crime

JOB: The clean-up team in Marsden Park

Workers step in to perk up one of Nelson’s favourite parks

Herders Inn, Trawden

Former pub could be turned into houses after plans submitted

ANGUISH: James’ dad Pete and mum Mel with the ‘J’ mosaic at the opening of the garden before the damage

Mum devastated after thieves trash garden created in memory of son who died while swimming in reservoir

Tyler Twist, Jack Bradley and Benjamin Allott

Barnoldswick’s Golden Mile takes over Town Square

SMILES: Carol with her medal

Mum who weighed 20 stone completes first triathlon after losing nearly quarter of her bodyweight

SNARL-UP: Solid traffic along North Valley Road, Colne, which can cause great delays. Now the county council has pledged a long-term solution

NO BYPASS: Council bosses promise alternative solution to East Lancs traffic jams

Rolls-Royce reports dip in profits

Rolls-Royce reports dip in profits

Joshua McConachie was first told about websites containing indecent images of children when he was just 17

Teenager found with 210 child sexual abuse videos and 800 still images

The aftermath of the attempted robbery

VIDEO: Watch bungling raiders use stolen dumper truck in failed attempt to steal cash machine

CHALLENGE: An artist’s impression of how the BMX track – beside the Steven Burke cycling hub in Nelson – would look

Ambitious proposals unveiled to create £130,000 BMX facility

Police sealed off the scene after the smash

Thieves use dumper in attempt to steal convenience store cash machine

CATCH OF THE DAY: Lee Holt with his award

FRYING HIGH: Fish and chip shop scoops national honour

GUTTED: Owner Shelley Taylor outside her shop, The Emporium, on Scotland Road, Nelson, which has been targeted by thieves three times

Triple break-in agony for owners as £1,000 stock goes two weeks after opening

LONG GONE: The former Herders Inn was a popular meeting point

Once popular pub could be turned into houses

SOS: The air ambulance lands at Colne Cricket Club before medics go to treat the man

UPDATE: Man airlifted to hospital after falling 25 feet from ladder while working on roof

SHOCK: Caretaker Colin Cowgill shows the damage at the Victory Centre in Nelson earlier this year

Caretaker finds broken CCTV cameras and glass after wrecking spree by retail centre raiders

VALUABLE WORK: Pendle Dogs In Need is appealing for more potential owners to come forward

Pendle Dogs in Need looking for foster homes for abandoned dogs

PA file photo dated 15/10/2004 of new houses under construction earlier summer 2004. Tens of thousands more people would be helped on to the housing ladder under plans unveiled by the Liberal Democrats Thursday February 24, 2005. The Lib Dems want to buil

Housing plan for Pendle countryside unveiled

INNOVATION: Head teacher Julie Burnside outside Pendle Primary Academy in Brierfield which has had 360-degree CCTV fitted

School plagued by vandalism and anti-social behaviour wins national award for fighting back

Tariq Ali Hussain, 43, was served with an enforcement notice at 33 Church Street, Colne

Shopkeeper fined for failing to remove uPVC shopfront

Plans from Persimmon Homes to build 182 houses were passed at Colne & District committee

Epic 15-year battle to build homes ends with approval for scheme


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