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Kitchen ‘severely damaged’ after Colne fire

Lancashire Telegraph: Fire fighters rescue locked-out resident

9:42am Thursday 17th April 2014

A KITCHEN was ‘severely damaged’ after a fire in Colne this morning.

They’re bullying us out, claims Pendle pizza shop boss

Lancashire Telegraph: Al Pacino’s in Colne

4:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A PIZZA shop owner claims he is being ‘bullied’ out of his current base after 11 years serving customers in Colne.

East Lancs benefit cheat in Tunisia

Lancashire Telegraph: Hard cash: Building sell off backed by Worcestershire County Council

4:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A COLNE mum-of-one benefits cheat had gone to live in Tunisia, a court heard.

Molesting East Lancs roofer jailed for four years

Lancashire Telegraph: Kenneth Ridehalgh

11:59am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A ROOFER who molested two girls under the age of 16 has been jailed for four years.

Colne mill to make way for discount store and pub

Lancashire Telegraph: The derelict Glen Mill, in North Valley Road, which is to be knocked down to make way for the new store and pub

11:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A DERELICT mill is to be knocked down to make way for a discount food store and a new pub.

Controversial Boundary Mill plans in Colne given go ahead

Lancashire Telegraph: Controversial Boundary Mill plans in Colne given go ahead

7:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans by Boundary Mill to build a garden centre next to their current site in Colne have been given the go ahead.

Drunk Colne girl poured cider on taxi driver

Lancashire Telegraph: taxi-limit.jpg

9:57am Friday 11th April 2014

A DRUNKEN teenager who repeatedly abused a taxi driver in a pre-Christmas outburst was slammed as ‘rather common’ by a judge – who said her ‘revolting’ behaviour was ‘the sort you see on rather cheap TV programmes’.

Colne accountant follows in tyre tracks of Jeremy Clarkson

Lancashire Telegraph: Dan Woods with a Volvo XC60 for review

12:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A TRAINEE chartered accountant is following in the tyre tracks of Jeremy Clarkson after deciding to prove the outspoken Top Gear presenter wrong.

Colne students raised £535 for Sport Relief

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

5:11pm Thursday 10th April 2014

STUDENTS from Colne Primet Academy have raised £535 for Sport Relief.

Cash boost for Colne friends group

Lancashire Telegraph: Councillor Paul White said the decision is 'down to individuals'

1:47pm Thursday 10th April 2014

PENDLE County Coun Paul White has provided a £500 grant to the Friends of Favordale.

Disruptive passengers blamed for Colne to Blackpool South train delay

12:50pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A TRAIN from Colne to Blackpool South was delayed in Nelson by 15 minutes on Monday.

£20,000 donation paid to Conservatives by firm at the middle of a controversial garden centre bid

Lancashire Telegraph: An artist's impression of the store extension

12:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

LABOUR councillors have questioned whether their Conservative opponents are in a position to rule on a controversial garden centre bid, promising 300 jobs, after the local party received a £20,000 donation from the applicant.

Colne gardners to compete for top honours in horticultural show

2:10pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

KEEN gardeners in Colne will be competing for top honours under the eagle-eye of horticultural experts on Saturday.

Lidl plans in Colne to be discussed

4:22pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A SCHEME to transform a mill in Colne into a Lidl supermarket and Marston’s pub will be discussed tomorrow by councillors. Plans to transform Glen Mill are recommended for approval by council planners.

Colne woman's £2 pot fetches £4k

Lancashire Telegraph: Helen with Paul Martin and James Lewis at the auction

12:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A WOMAN got the shock of her life when a figurine her husband bought at a car boot sale for £2 sold at auction for £4,250.

Beds factory hosts Nelson and Colne college safety visit

Lancashire Telegraph: Popular furniture store to close because of spiralling rents

3:56pm Monday 7th April 2014

BUSINESS students at Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form recently learned about health and safety in the workplace at Silentnight in Barnoldswick.

Blooming great idea in Colne poppy memorial

Lancashire Telegraph: Poppies grow in Flanders Fields

3:56pm Monday 7th April 2014

POPPIES could be planted in Colne to commemorate the start of the First World War.

Colne headteacher, who was awarded, MBE retires

Lancashire Telegraph: Pupils stage a concert to mark the head’s retirement from school

12:41pm Monday 7th April 2014

A HEADTEACHER from Colne, who was awarded an MBE for her work in the community, has retired after four decades.

Fine for irresponsible Colne dog owner

Lancashire Telegraph: WGC Dog Poo Bins Raided: Who Flung Dung?

8:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

A PERSISTENT dog fouler from Colne faces a bill of over £1,000 for allowing his dog to foul in public.

Man jailed over Colne sex abuse of schoolgirl

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

1:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

A PERVERT who sexually abused a schoolgirl when he was in Colne some years ago had child porn on his computer equipment when police arrested him, a court heard.

Autistic Pendle man crafts successful business selling across the world

Lancashire Telegraph: Jonathan with some of his hand-designed craft bags

3:20pm Friday 4th April 2014

A COLNE man with autism has started his own business selling hand-designed craft bags across the world.

First glimpse inside new Colne health centre

Lancashire Telegraph: First glimpse inside new Colne health centre

4:40pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

THIS is the first look inside the new multi-million pound three-storey health centre which dominates Colne town centre’s skyline.

Man who smashed victim's skull at Colne Blues Festival is sent to jail

Lancashire Telegraph: George Caldwell has been jailed for 14 months

5:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A THUG who attacked a man at the Colne Blues Festival, leaving him with a smashed skull, bleeding and swelling to the brain, has been jailed.

Colne man with record for violence smashed up dog sitter's face

Lancashire Telegraph: £240,000 cannabis factory unearthed

1:24pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A DRUNKEN groundworker who smashed up his dog-sitter's face has been jailed for 12 months.

Suspected Colne bridge fall man named

Lancashire Telegraph: Police fined a man £100 after he was caught shoplifting steak

1:12pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A 54-year-old man who died after falling from a railway bridge in Colne has been named by Lancashire Police as Paul Naughton.

Police identify man who fell to death from Colne bridge

Lancashire Telegraph: Police are investigating assault on Widnes pub landlord

2:43pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

POLICE have now identified a man who died after falling from a railway bridge in Colne.

Pendle MP diagnosed with gangrenous appendicitis

8:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson had to miss his own jobs fair after being diagnosed with gangrenous appendicitis.

Residents campaign against Boundary Mill garden centre plans in Colne

11:19am Sunday 30th March 2014

RESIDENTS have launched a campaign to fight plans for the expansion of Boundary Mill in Colne.

Road trip photos on way to Colne 'home' at last

Lancashire Telegraph: Scooter riding in Lagore – one of the images in the exhibition

1:51pm Friday 28th March 2014

A PHOTOGRAPHER is set to bring a road trip exhibition – which has been staged in India, Pakistan and Texas – to a gallery in Colne.

Man hit by Mini in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph: The Mini is taken away

1:45pm Friday 28th March 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital with a ‘nasty lasceration’ to his head after being injured by a car in Colne.

Colne cricket club issues cash SOS

Lancashire Telegraph: CRICKET: Paceman Jamie Overton is back on track

1:40pm Friday 28th March 2014

A £100,000 appeal has been launched to safeguard the future of the oldest club in the Lancashire League.

Pedestrian injured after being hit by car in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph: Police are investigating assault on Widnes pub landlord

1:14pm Thursday 27th March 2014

A PEDESTRIAN has been knocked down by a car in Colne.

£3.5k dental bill for East Lancs thug who knocked out man's tooth in attack

Lancashire Telegraph: DAILY SPORT DEBATE: Is there too much money in football?

5:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

A THUG who knocked a man’s front tooth out in an unprovoked attack has been ordered to pay his victim’s £3,500 dental bill.

Colne residents only parking signs welcomed by Pendle MP

Lancashire Telegraph: ANDREW STEPHENSON

6:23pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed the installation of new ‘residents only’ signage on River Street in Colne after he raised residents' complaints with Lancashire County Council.

Jail for Colne car thief who injured footballer

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

4:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

A DRUNK speeding car thief who mowed down a young footballer and smashed his leg in two places has been jailed for 36 weeks.

Colne pensioner left critical after being hit by van speaks out

Lancashire Telegraph: Eric Judson

9:43am Thursday 20th March 2014

A PENSIONER who was left critically injured when he was struck by a van has paid tribute to his wife and the medics who aided his recovery.

Skill and ambition the perfect mix for former Nelson and Colne pupil

Lancashire Telegraph: Cocktail Masterclass

3:32pm Thursday 20th March 2014

A FORMER Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form student returned this week to give a demonstration on cocktail-making skills.

‘Vulnerable’ Colne woman stole with her boyfriend

Lancashire Telegraph: Police are investigating assault on Widnes pub landlord

3:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

A ‘VULNERABLE’ mother-of-six led into trouble by her then-boyfriend when they stole from a man has got a helping hand from a judge.

Worldwide trip in 80 minutes at Colne Muni

Lancashire Telegraph: The group were treated to a talk about Chetham's School of Music in Manchester.

2:59pm Thursday 20th March 2014

MUSICAL stop-offs across the globe will feature in the next performance set to be staged by Colne Orchestra.

Man falls to death from Colne railway bridge

Lancashire Telegraph: Police hunt man suspected of raping woman in her 20s

7:00pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A SECOND man has fallen to his death from Colne’s railway viaduct within 10 months.

A taste of Italy on menu at Colne restaurant

Lancashire Telegraph: Special olive trees stolen

1:51pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A TASTING of olive oils and food from the Italian mountain region Abruzzo takes place in Colne on Saturday.

Colne woman cleared of 21 counts of fraud

Lancashire Telegraph: Benefit fraud cost council £300k last year

1:24pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A WOMAN has been cleared of 21 counts of fraud relating to ‘book-keeping difficulties’ at the Union Exchange pub in Colne.

Colne residents and traders to oppose new takeaway application

Lancashire Telegraph: YUM: One of the takeaway pizzas

5:00pm Monday 17th March 2014

COLNE residents and business owners are set to object to an application for a new takeaway in Market Street.

Councillors hope Colne momentum remains

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Paul White

3:30pm Monday 17th March 2014

THE first meeting of a group set up to discuss the future of Colne town centre has been hailed as ‘productive’.

Colne woman stole mobile phone from man having a stroke

Lancashire Telegraph: Police are investigating assault on Widnes pub landlord

8:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

A ‘DESPICABLE’ and ‘disgusting’ thief stole a man’s mobile phone while he was having a stroke.

Job boost as Pendle firm switches towns

11:54am Friday 14th March 2014

A PENDLE firm has moved from Nelson to Colne and taken on three new staff.

Man, 79, was left critical after Colne crash

Lancashire Telegraph: Traffic problems on A30 near Victoria after crash and hail storm

5:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

A YOUNG motorist has been fined £140 for a crash which left a pensioner suffering serious injuries and was the centrepoint of a residents’ campaign for traffic calming.

Pendle teachers make connection at African school

Lancashire Telegraph: One of the pupils at St Dominic’s High School in Ghana

1:50pm Thursday 13th March 2014

TEACHERS from a Pendle high school learned how children in Africa are taught when they visited a ‘twinned’ school in Ghana.

MP’s hope for new Colne Health Centre

Lancashire Telegraph: The new health centre

1:29pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

delays to the opening of Colne Health Centre should be ‘kept to a minimum’, Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson says.

Police hunt for East Lancashire cash machine ‘skimmers’

Lancashire Telegraph: One of the two men captured on CCTV in Colne, where a skimming device was set up. Police want to talk to them.

4:00pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

POLICE have released CCTV images of the men they want to speak to in connection with skimming devices which were set up on East Lancashire cash machines.


What's on in Pendle

Eric Burdon headlining 25th anniversary Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival in Colne (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 3:53pm Tue 8 Apr 14

ROCK legend Eric Burdon will headline the 25th anniversary Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival in Colne over…

Well-known story being set on stage (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 4:02pm Tue 25 Mar 14

THE first rehearsal for Pendle Hippodrome Theatre Company’s ‘mystery’ autumn musical takes place on Thursday.

Band’s invitation to would-be musicians (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 3:00pm Fri 21 Mar 14

NELSON Brass Band is holding two open days to give would-be musicians the chance to try out for the band.

Educating Rita: Colne Little Theatre (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 3:29pm Tue 4 Mar 14

WILLY Russell’s two-handed Educating Rita is running at Colne Little Theatre this week.

‘Quirky’ work gets debut in Pendle (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 3:50pm Tue 25 Feb 14

A NEW work is being staged by Pendle Borderline this week.

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