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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Legendary singer Joan Armatrading flying solo in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:40pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

LEGENDARY singer songwriter Joan Armatrading is set to appear at The Muni in Colne on Saturday, September 27 as part of her first ever solo world tour.

Pendle MP urges residents to get free blood pressure check

Lancashire Telegraph: ANDREW STEPHENSON

1:40pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson is urging residents to get a free blood pressure check as part of Blood Pressure UK’s ‘Know Your Number’ Week starting next Monday.

Barnoldswick town centre sand attraction hailed a success

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Monday 8th September 2014

AN inland beach which has attracted around 10,000 people has been hailed a huge success.

Solution in sight for Nelson eyesore site

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Monday 8th September 2014

ANGRY residents have been assurred that redevelopment could soon be in store for a former nursery building dubbed ‘one of the biggest eyesores in Pendle’.

Colne's last bowling green spared the axe

Lancashire Telegraph: Alkincoats Park and Holt House fields is the venue for the proposed races

3:11pm Sunday 7th September 2014

THE last remaining bowling green in Colne has been saved after a heartfelt plea from a dad who set up a bowling academy after his son died tragically at the age of 23.

Colne schoolgirl hailed a hero for saving swimmer, 9, from drowning

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:30pm Saturday 6th September 2014

A SCHOOLGIRL has been hailed a hero after she saved a nine-year-old girl from drowning at a Spanish resort.

Pendle MP backs Kelbrook sepsis survivor's cause

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

8:30pm Saturday 6th September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson attended a reception at the Palace of Westminster to show his support for efforts to tackle the relatively unknown illness sepsis, which claims the lives of 37,000 people every year in the UK.

Police hunt fare dodger who attacked Barnoldswick train conductor

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:30pm Saturday 6th September 2014

POLICE are hunting a fare dodger who attacked a train conductor from Barnoldswick.

Former Barnoldswick soldier on the run to aid blind veterans

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:43pm Friday 5th September 2014

AN ex-soldier is preparing for a half-marathon to help a charity for blind veterans.

Pendle ‘sculpture swap’ will mark 40th milestone

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:40pm Friday 5th September 2014

UNIQUE sculptures celebrating links between Pendle and its twin town in France are set to be exchanged to celebrate the borough’s 40th birthday.

Pendle MP wants OAPs to have a ‘full life’

Lancashire Telegraph: ANDREW STEPHENSON

3:30pm Friday 5th September 2014

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

Colne man facing heroin dealing charges

Lancashire Telegraph: Heroin imported into the UK and Europe using concealments within suitcases, books and clothing.

3:24pm Friday 5th September 2014

AN alleged heroin street dealer will have his case heard at Burnley Crown Court.

Police in bid to catch Colne hoax callers on camera

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

CAMERAS are set to be installed in two phone boxes after a string of hoax calls were made to the emergency services from children.

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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