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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.

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.

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.

UPDATE: Elderly man taken to hospital after four car smash in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Monday 14th July 2014

A PENSIONER was in hospital last night after a four-car collision caused chaos on a busy road in Colne.

Colne couple toasting energy drinks success

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:52pm Monday 14th July 2014

A COUPLE from Colne are taking on energy drinks giants such as Red Bull after launching their own brand.

Colne FC mourns one of its founders

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:59pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to one of the founders of Colne FC who has died aged 88.

Fort Vale sponsors young race before Colne Grand Prix

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THERE is a new headline sponsor for the race for budding riders before the annual Colne Grand Prix.

Meter mast boost for Colne FC

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:46pm Monday 7th July 2014

A NEW system to roll out ‘smart’ electricity and gas meters – backed by the government – could be about to benefit a non-league football club in Pendle.

East Lancashire cycling supporters urge people to support Colne Grand Prix

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

CYCLING supporters in East Lancashire are hopeful that they can use the impetus of the Tour de France to cement Pendle’s reputation as one of the sport’s UK meccas.

999: Colne roof-prank boys ‘could have died’

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

TEENAGERS who climbed up on to a factory roof putting their lives in danger have been slammed by police.

Depressed Colne care worker jumped off railway bridge after being suspended from job

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:21am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A CARE worker jumped from a railway bridge in Colne after he had been suspended from his job, an inquest heard.

East Lancs real ale group launches search for replacement organiser

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:40pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THE organiser of Pendle Beer Festival is stepping down after 10 years – sparking a call for a successor to ensure the event doesn’t go flat.

Colne pollution reduction firm holds open day

Lancashire Telegraph: Flooding caused by the burst water main in Trowbridge

1:10pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A COLNE-based firm that specialises in preventing flooding and reducing pollution have held an open day.

Colne man target of jewel thief

Lancashire Telegraph: Police appeal after swan is found shot in Widnes

1:42pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A PENSIONER had sentimental jewellery belonging to his late wife stolen from his house while he was sitting in his garden.

Colne Gala success goes on and on!

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:35pm Monday 30th June 2014

FIFTY six years ago a member of Colne Borough Brass Band came up with the idea of holding a parade in the town as a way of getting the community together.

30 new jobs created at Colne Domino’s pizzas

Lancashire Telegraph: A Domino's delivery man was attacked after delivering a pizza

1:24pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A NATIONAL pizza delivery chain will create 30 jobs in Colne when it opens a new store in August.

Fresh hope for ‘3G’ sports pitch plans in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph: St John Fisher and Thomas More High

1:30pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

FRESH hope has emerged for proposals to build a new artificial sports pitch at a high school in Pendle.

Colne gala day a sunshine spectacular

Lancashire Telegraph: Jean Ward, Colne Gala committee member, with balloons

4:40pm Monday 23rd June 2014

ORGANISERS of Saturday’s Colne Gala have hailed an ‘amazing’ turnout at this year’s event.

Colne gala a big success

4:00pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

ORGANISERS of Saturday’s Colne Gala have hailed an ‘amazing’ turnout at this year’s event.

Colne man fell back into taking drugs

9:52am Sunday 22nd June 2014

A one-time prolific Colne crook who managed to keep his nose clean for a year returned to stealing when he fell back into his drugs habit, a court heard.

Award for Colne school’s work with autistic

Lancashire Telegraph: Would you spot autism in a colleague?

3:30pm Thursday 19th June 2014

A NEW programme designed to help students with autism cope better with the world around them has been recognised by a special award.

Mock crash warning to Colne drivers

Lancashire Telegraph: BANNED: A Cefneithin man was more than one-and-a-half times the drink-drive limit when tested by police.

1:22pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

POLICE and the fire service staged a mock car crash in Colne town centre to warn people about the dangers of drinking and driving.

Teenager hit by bus in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph: Buses re-routed

7:58pm Monday 16th June 2014

A TEENAGE boy was taken to hospital after being hit by a bus in Colne.

Colne pub reopens after £240k refurb

10:00pm Saturday 14th June 2014

A POPULAR Colne pub has reopened after a £240,000 makeover.

Housing plans for Pendle site to be ready ‘in the next month’

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Greaves

11:46am Tuesday 10th June 2014

HOUSING developers Persimmon are hoping to have plans for a scheme in Knotts Drive ready for councillors and residents within the next month.

Back to the 60s for Colne Mod weekend

Lancashire Telegraph: Tracey Murray from Burnley, left, with Paul Lally and Natasha Mellor, both from Accrington

2:40pm Monday 9th June 2014

A MOD invasion hit Colne with the first North by North West Festival over the weekend.

Controversial Colne housing plan thrown out

Lancashire Telegraph: Couns Joe Cooney

5:00pm Sunday 8th June 2014

A HOUSING development opposed by supporters of a local school and community centre has been rejected by councillors.

Summer witch camp to be held in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle Witch Walk is tourism potential

1:43pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

THE Pendle Witch Camp is in Colne next week.

Retired Colne teacher held captive and beaten every day for 5 months

Lancashire Telegraph: ATTEMPTED MURDER: Police seal off area after man suffers serious head injuries.

8:52am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A RETIRED teacher was kept a virtual prisoner for several months in a squalid bedsit and subjected to 'degrading' and 'brutal' abuse, a court heard.

Inspectors’ praise and advice for Colne childminder

Lancashire Telegraph: Ofsted rated the centre as inadequate

11:27am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A CHILDMINDER has been advised to improve planning and targets after an Ofsted inspection.

Harvard dream comes true for hard-working Colne student

Lancashire Telegraph: Kate Whitaker is off to Harvard in August on an all-expenses-paid trip

2:15pm Friday 30th May 2014

AN A-Level student is to fly to America to study at one of the world’s most prestigious universities.

Colne cannabis user was growing drugs in the loft

Lancashire Telegraph: GREEN-HANDED: A Llandeilo man has been fined after being caught with £6-worth of cannabis.

2:10pm Friday 30th May 2014

A CANNABIS user who set up a farm growing plants in the loft of his partner's rented home was caught when she was evicted, a court heard.

Go-ahead likely for new Colne autism centre

Lancashire Telegraph: Would you spot autism in a colleague?

11:50am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A NEW educational centre to teach youngsters with autism looks set to be opened at a children’s home in Colne.

Fire crews tackle garden bonfire close to Colne house

Lancashire Telegraph: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

12:30pm Sunday 25th May 2014

FIRE chiefs have warned against ad-hoc bonfires after extinguishing a garden blaze near to a property in Pendle.

New Burnley gym set to create 40 jobs

Lancashire Telegraph: New Burnley gym set to create 40 jobs

5:00pm Saturday 24th May 2014

AN award-winning gym has pledged to create 40 new jobs when it opens in Burnley town centre.

Young Pendle ballroom champions bow out

Lancashire Telegraph: Gvs of Blackpool Tower ballroom getting a clean. Maintenance engineer Darren Unsworth dusts a chandelier and polishes the floor

4:00pm Saturday 24th May 2014

SCHOOL duo who have dazzled judges with their nifty footwork have ended their professional dancing partnership in style.

Horse in poor condition rescued from Colne

Lancashire Telegraph: The dead foal has concerned the RSPCA

3:00pm Saturday 24th May 2014

AN equine charity has issued an appeal for assistance after a horse was found in a poor condition wandering loose in Colne.

Olympic hero Steven Burke tests out new cycling hub

Lancashire Telegraph: Steven Burke at the start of work on the new track, with Peter Boast and Alan Ramsbottom (left, front) and other guests

1:30pm Saturday 24th May 2014

OLYMPIC champion cyclist Steven Burke has put a new cycle track named in his honour through its paces.

Police appeal for information after assault in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph: Detectives would like to speak to the two men captured on CCTV in connection with the assault

4:51pm Friday 23rd May 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was assaulted outside a pub in Colne.

Colne man faces rape retrial

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

1:44pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

A 26-YEAR-OLD man has been convicted of rape, assault by penetration, and sexual assault, after a 12-day trial at Burnley Crown Court, Adam Collier had faced a total of eight allegations – three charges of rape, two of assault by penetration, and three of sexual assault.


What's on in Pendle

Musical maestro sets foot on stage and says ‘Allo to audiences at Pendle Hippodrome Theatre (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 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)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 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)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 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)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 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)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 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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