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UPDATE: East Lancs student dies in 'raft' tragedy

Lancashire Telegraph: James Goodship

4:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

TEARFUL friends of a teenage boy who drowned in a reservoir have described the moment their pal ‘just disappeared’.

Traffic fear over homes plan behind Foulridge vicarage

1:20pm Thursday 10th April 2014

NINE new houses could be built behind a picturesque countryside vicarage, if councillors approve plans.

Rare machine stolen from Foulridge farm

5:22pm Thursday 7th November 2013

BURGLARS have escaped with a rare piece of agricultural equipment from a farm near Colne.

Shed break-ins in Foulridge

6:37pm Monday 7th October 2013

CONCERNS have been raised after a spate of shed break-ins in Foulridge.

Parking issue in Foulridge

6:37pm Monday 7th October 2013

‘INCONSIDERATE’ parking outside a school is set to be tackled by police in Foulridge.

Pendle soldier who lost both legs in Afghanistan raises funds for charity in golf tournament

Lancashire Telegraph: Gregg Stevenson

6:00am Wednesday 12th June 2013

A SOLDIER who lost both his legs in a blast in Afghanistan has helped raise more than £20,000 for a charity which supports injured troops through golf.

Foulridge couple's lost dialysis machine is found

Lancashire Telegraph: Tim and Elena Johnston

10:00pm Friday 17th May 2013

A COUPLE who lost their life-saving kidney dialysis machine when it fell out of their van are delighted after it was found.

Memories of the Dynamoes flood back - 25 years on

8:13am Tuesday 23rd April 2013

TO the people of Colne this is a special day in history and the events of April 23, 1988, will always live long in the memory.

Shock as Foulridge woman's crucial dialysis machine falls from back of campervan

Lancashire Telegraph: Elena and Tim Johnston and (inset) the missing machine

4:00pm Thursday 28th March 2013

A COUPLE are appealing for the return of a life-saving kidney dialysis machine after it accidentally fell out of the back of their van as they set off on their holidays.

£41,500 boost for Foulridge sailing club

Lancashire Telegraph: Sailors at Burwain Sailing Club

7:00pm Wednesday 27th February 2013

A SAILING club has been awarded £41,500 to build a gangway and pontoon to allow safe access into the water.

Stranded sailor rescued from Lake Burwain

Lancashire Telegraph: CHILLY Lake Burwain

10:27am Wednesday 2nd January 2013

A SAILOR had to be rescued from a reservoir when his boat capsized.

Column: Right, Margo! You can lose that weight

3:53pm Tuesday 25th September 2012

How many times do we make promises to ourselves?

Pendle MP demands new dog attack laws

7:42am Saturday 21st July 2012

EAST Lancashire MP Andrew Stephenson has demanded new laws to prosecute people whose dogs roam wild on private property.

Doing 'legwork' in Foulridge canal tunnel

Lancashire Telegraph: Tunnel walker Alistair Morris and Neil Clayton guide the boat through the tunnel.

10:51am Monday 11th June 2012

A NARROWBOAT crew, travelling from Leeds to Liverpool, literally ‘legged’ their way through the Foulridge Tunnel.

Star gazer calls 999 after spotting Pendle blaze with his telescope

2:43pm Thursday 31st May 2012

AN amateur astronomer called 999 after spotting a fire with his telescope.

Pendle aero firm Weston EU sold for £54m

Lancashire Telegraph: VIP GUEST Flashback to when future Chancellor George Osborne visited Weston during the general election campaign in April 2010. He is seen with Andrew Stephenson, then Conservative candidate for Pendle, and Bob Brownridge, then MD.

12:19pm Wednesday 30th November 2011

AN aerospace firm, kept in family hands since being founded in 1948, has been sold for £54million.

Pendle pensioner, 88, targeted by conmen

8:30am Saturday 12th November 2011

CONMEN targeted an 88-year-old woman after a radio announcement was made about water problems elsewhere in Lancashire.

Pendle breast cancer survivor urges women to act fast

Lancashire Telegraph: SURVIVOR Elaine Waine tells women to act quickly

12:16pm Wednesday 12th October 2011

WHEN Elaine Waine’s daughter got married last year, it was a day that she didn’t think she would see, having been diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer.

Pendle brain tumour dad's legacy to others

Lancashire Telegraph: SO BRAVE Andrew Wilson with son and daughter Richard and Rachel

9:10am Monday 3rd October 2011

A DAD struck down by an inoperable brain tumour has created a lasting legacy for his children.

Colne hairdresser shaves off her hair to help cancer girl

Lancashire Telegraph: BALD MOVE Jenni-Rae Hollins

10:32am Friday 23rd September 2011

A HAIRDRESSER had her flowing locks shaved off to raise funds for a Nelson girl suffering from a rare form of cancer.

Pendle girl, 6, thanks alopecia charity

Lancashire Telegraph: LITTLE TROOPER Charley-Jo Kibble

2:02pm Friday 2nd September 2011

A SIX-year-old girl and her mother will tonight say thanks to a charity which helped the youngster feel like a little princess.

Bus company launches route between East Lancashire and Yorkshire

Lancashire Telegraph: FIRST STEPS From left, Dorian and Colin Speakman, who wrote the booklet, and Mainline commercial director Nigel Eggleton

10:14am Friday 22nd July 2011

A SERIES of new walks have been devised to take in the historic hinterland between East Lancashire and Yorkshire.

Hero Pendle soldier now conquering the world of golf

Lancashire Telegraph: IN THE SWING  Hero ex-soldier Gregg Stevenson is starring on the golf course despite having lost both of his legs in a landmine blast in Afghanistan

10:28am Wednesday 29th June 2011

A SOLDIER who lost both of his legs in Afghanistan has proved it is no handicap after launching a new career in golf.

Man charged after Pendle cyclist's death

Lancashire Telegraph: VICTIM: Michael Isherwood

5:27pm Monday 21st February 2011

A MAN has been charged following the death of a Barnoldswick man in a suspected hit and run last November.

Foulridge outdoor centre plans refused

Lancashire Telegraph: REFUSAL: Coun Tony Greaves

10:10am Tuesday 8th February 2011

A CONTROVERSIAL bid to open a haven of peace and tranquillity in rural Foulridge has been rejected.

Pendle police chief dismisses PCSO fears

10:40am Monday 10th January 2011

A POLICE chief has dismissed speculation by councillors over the future of community policing in Colne and surrounding villages.

Foulridge playground open for action

Lancashire Telegraph: LET’S PLAY: Children at the Alma Avenue playground in Foulridge, got first go on the revamped park. These youngsters are from St Michael All Angels CofE Primary School and Foulridge Youth Club

1:10pm Wednesday 13th October 2010

A REVAMPED playground in Foulridge has been officially unveiled, with children who gave their views on what play equipment they’d like giving the first go.

East Lancashire woman who made up rape jailed

Lancashire Telegraph: FALSE CLAIM: Elizabeth Wilkinson spread vicious lies, it was said

5:45pm Friday 10th September 2010

A WOMAN who falsely claimed she had been raped has today been jailed for a year.

Raleigh Chopper rally for Pendleside Hospice

Lancashire Telegraph: RALLY: The bikers gather at the Cross Keys pub, East Marton

9:36am Tuesday 31st August 2010

PUNKS, skins and disco divas mounted vintage Raleigh Chopper bikes to scale the countryside in the name of charity.

Lancashire crook is told to pay back £29k

Lancashire Telegraph: TRUSTED: Hetherington put his arms around the hotel owner and reassured her

1:40pm Monday 9th August 2010

A LANCASHIRE accountant who was jailed for stealing £30,000 from a hotel has been told to pay it back.

Foulridge woman made up rape story

Lancashire Telegraph: OUT ON BAIL: Elizabeth Wilkinson

1:57pm Monday 2nd August 2010

THIS is the woman who lied to police by telling them she had been ‘violently raped’.

Seized cash to help four East Lancashire charities

12:00pm Monday 19th July 2010

CRIMINALS’ ill-gotten gains are being used to fund four youth and community projects across Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.

Book on history of Pendle village released

Lancashire Telegraph: IN PRINT: Historian Fay Oldland was helped out by Foulridge Parish Council when she wrote her history of the village and was seeking a publisher

12:05pm Tuesday 25th May 2010

A BOOK detailing the rich history of a Pendle village has hit the shops after its author signed a publishing deal – with the parish council.

Pendle woman facing jail over bogus rape claim

6:20pm Sunday 23rd May 2010

A WOMAN who told police she had been 'violently raped' has admitted she was lying.

Fears allayed over Pendle former pub site

Lancashire Telegraph: DEMOLITION ZONE: The owners have confirmed their intention to sell the land, prompting concerns from councillors

10:49am Wednesday 19th May 2010

ASSURANCES have been made over the future development of a demolition site which was once home to a popular village pub.

Pendle man ready to run up hospital funds

Lancashire Telegraph: 10K CHALLENGE: Mark Blackburn has been in training

2:47pm Monday 10th May 2010

A FATHER-of-two who beat cancer after ground-breaking treatment is gearing up for the Great Manchester Run.

Shadow Chancellor gets a taste of life in Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: VISIT: Conservative candidate Andrew Stephenson, Bob Brownridge and George Osbourne during the visit to Weston Electrical, Foulridge

6:22pm Friday 30th April 2010

SHADOW Chancellor George Osborne hit the campaign trail in Lancashire today with a visit to an aerospace manufacturer before sampling delicacies at a historic market.

Pendle man admits assaulting police officer to ‘protect brother’

Lancashire Telegraph: FALSE LIMBS: Neil Stevenson, left, thought police had been over zealous with his brother Greg, right, who lost his legs in Afghanistan

3:31pm Monday 19th April 2010

A LANDSCAPE gardener who attacked a police officer in a melee outside a nightclub was protecting his war-wounded brother, a court heard.

Just one dog dirt fine in three months in Pendle

9:34am Wednesday 10th February 2010

A PROBE has been called for after it emerged just one dog owner has been fined for letting their dog foul footpaths or parkland over a three-month stretch in Colne.

Foulridge pub set to reopen

11:26am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

A VILLAGE pub which closed this month will reopen tomorrow.

Foulridge soldier who lost legs in blast set to return to army

Lancashire Telegraph: RARING TO GO: Gregg with his prosthetic legs

7:00am Friday 1st January 2010

A soldier is set to return to the army almost 12 months after losing both his legs serving on the front line in Afghanistan.

Pendle parish councillor chosen as UKIP candidate

11:24am Monday 21st December 2009

A FATHER-of-four from Foulridge will be going into battle for the UK Independence Party at the next General Election.

East Lancashire teenagers take British dance crown

Lancashire Telegraph: SEASIDE SPECIAL: Emily Haworth and Adam Bynert

7:40pm Thursday 29th October 2009

TWO teenagers have been crowned the best junior sequence dancers in the country.

Ex-pub in Foulridge faces demolition

Lancashire Telegraph: END OF THE ROAD? The Hole in the Wall

12:50pm Friday 23rd October 2009

A VILLAGE pub could make way for houses and apartments if plans get the go-ahead.

Pendle accountant jailed for 'wicked' thefts from Clayton-le-Woods hotel

Lancashire Telegraph: TRUSTED: Hetherington put his arms around the hotel owner and reassured her

5:09pm Tuesday 1st September 2009

A HIGHLY-trusted accountant who stole nearly £30,000 from a hotel has been jailed for 20 months.

Noise protest over Foulridge canal ‘bistro’ plans

10:17am Monday 27th July 2009

ANGRY Foulridge residents have hit out at plans for a late-night “bistro” next to the canal.

Penlde aero firm’s accolade

1:10pm Wednesday 15th July 2009

A PENDLE-based firm has scooped a prestigious industry award in recognition of its exemplary performance.

Foulridge Fair inspired by hero Gregg

Lancashire Telegraph: Lydia Schofield with her lamb Skinny from Moyna End Farm.

10:23am Monday 29th June 2009

VILLAGERS were inspired by one of their own as the annual fair in Foulridge kicked off on Saturday.

Warning as work begins in Foulridge

12:10pm Thursday 18th June 2009

WORK is under way in preparation for essential refurbishments at a reservoir in a Pendle village.

Brave Pendle soldier learns to walk again

Lancashire Telegraph: COURAGE: Gregg with his prosthetic legs.

5:14pm Monday 15th June 2009

A BRAVE soldier who lost both his legs after stepping on an explosive in Afghanistan is learning to walk again using prosthetic legs.


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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