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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

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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.

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.


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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