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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.

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?

Wooden bat snapped ‘as it hit door’ in Colne trouble

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:54am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A GARDENER involved in trouble at a house in Colne hit the front door so hard armed with a wooden bat, the weapon snapped in two, a court was told.

Colne to Skipton rail revival boost as counties hold talks

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:22pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS who want to reopen the Colne to Skipton railway line are celebrating a further leap towards their goal.

Warning as criminals try to con people in East Lancs by claiming to be police

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00pm Sunday 5th October 2014

CRIMINALS claiming to be police officers are targeting elderly victims across East Lancashire in a phone scam.

Desperate Colne mum stole petrol by driving off

Lancashire Telegraph: FILLING UP: 42 petrol stations have closed in the North-East in the past five years

1:40pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A SINGLE mum went on a petrol steal ‘spree’ repeatedly filling up a car when she knew she couldn't pay, a court heard.

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.

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

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Woman jailed over death of Boundary Mill founder

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:54am Monday 1st September 2014

A WOMAN has been jailed for three years after causing the death of Tom Bannister, whose family founded the Boundary Mill retail chain in Colne.

Designers invited each month to showcase their work in Pendle

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:22pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A YOUNG interior design specialist from Pendle is determined to help fellow creative types get ahead with a new showcase.

HISTORY: Catholic East Lancs school appoints first Muslim head boy

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:50am Wednesday 27th August 2014

JAMAAL Iqbal is only 15 but he’s set to make history when he returns to his school in September – as its first ever Muslim head boy.

25th Colne blues festival a big hit

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:04am Monday 25th August 2014

THE crowds poured into Colne at the weekend as the town partied like never before to celebrate the 25th running of the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival.

Colne residents receive apology after complaining about abattoir

11:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

RESIDENTS who kicked up a stink about a 'disgusting smell' from an abattoir in Colne have received an apology from bosses.

Colne factory worker knocked out after single punch

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

9:12am Sunday 24th August 2014

A FACTORY worker who knocked a man unconscious with a single punch outside an East Lancashire pub has been warned that the consequences could have been fatal.

Friend’s fundraising drive to aid Colne cancer girl’s family

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:59pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A LOYAL friend is raising money to send a little girl who has battled cancer and her mum on a dream holiday.

East Lancs carer allegedly put plastic bag over dementia sufferer’s head, court told

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CARER at a Colne home allegedly put a plastic bag over an elderly dementia sufferer’s head as the pensioner sat on the toilet, a jury was told.

Thieves target Colne Market

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:40am Monday 18th August 2014

CALLOUS thieves have broken into Colne Market and stolen charity collection boxes for the Poppy Appeal and Help for Heroes.

Former Nelson student is a top ranking legal officer in the Army

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A FORMER Nelson and Colne College student who just scraped into further education after getting only four GCSE’s is now a top ranking legal officer in the Army.

Thieves target Colne market

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:03pm Saturday 16th August 2014

CALLOUS thieves have broken into Colne Market overnight, making off with Poppy Appeal and Help for Heroes charity boxes.

Manslaughter case dropped in connection death crash

Lancashire Telegraph: BIG BOOST  Boundary Mill

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THE driver of a Range Rover involved in a crash leading to the death of the son of the founders of the Boundary Mill retail chain will no longer face a charge of manslaughter.

Cash approved for research into producing community’s power from water landmark

Lancashire Telegraph: St Albans couple 'furious' after paying hundreds of pounds towards neighbours' electricity bill

3:10pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A WEIR in Colne could be used to generate electricity after a community group received funding for a feasibility study.

Pendle MP gets pizza the action

Lancashire Telegraph: Andrew Stephenson

8:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Say cheese!

Day fit for heroes

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:14pm Monday 4th August 2014

DOZENS of people marched through the streets of Colne this weekend to honour the lives lost in the First World War.

Cooperative Bank urged to reconsider Colne closure plans

Lancashire Telegraph: ANDREW STEPHENSON

7:00pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

THE Co-operative Bank has been urged to reconsider plans to close its Albert Road branch in Colne by Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson.

Five officers under investigation over inquiry into murdered former Pendle teen

Lancashire Telegraph: Jayden Parkinson

2:10pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

Five police officers are under investigation over an inquiry into a murdered pregnant teenager who was reported missing more than two weeks before her body was found.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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.

What's on in Pendle

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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