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Kelbrook retains its rural charm

Lancashire Telegraph: Paul Maskell loves living in Kelbrook

2:59pm Monday 10th March 2014

NESTLING on the A56, the village of Kelbrook is on one of the few main roads linking Lancashire with Yorkshire through the Pennines.

Kelbrook family festival meeting called

4:00pm Friday 8th November 2013

A MEETING of the Kelbrook Family Fun Festival committee takes place on Wednesday, November 20, at the village hall, in Dotcliffe Road, from 7.30pm.

Worker suffers horrific crush injuries at Pendle waste recycling plant

2:49pm Thursday 8th August 2013

A 20-YEAR-old worker was airlifted to hospital with crush injuries after getting his arm caught in an industrial machine.

Facelift for Kelbrook village hall

2:42pm Monday 24th June 2013

A FACELIFT is in store for a village hall after supporters saw their numbers come up with the Big Lottery Fund.

Fresh appeal over Kelbrook taxi incident

11:31am Wednesday 1st May 2013

POLICE have issued a fresh appeal for information after a man fell from a taxi.

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.

Big adventure for little biker from Kelbrook

Lancashire Telegraph: Finn with his late dad Adam

2:30pm Friday 1st March 2013

AN eight-year-old boy whose dad died from a rare form of cancer is taking part in the London to Paris bike ride to raise money in his memory.

Warning after dog attack near baby in Kelbrook

Lancashire Telegraph: Hayley O'Neill with son Joel

8:00pm Monday 11th February 2013

A NURSERY in Kelbrook has warned its pupils and their parents to beware of a ‘vicious’ dog near the school.

Surveyor from Kelbrook accused of £1m property fraud

Lancashire Telegraph: Frank Darlington

10:23am Friday 18th January 2013

A SURVEYOR provided ‘inflated’ valuations on mortgage applications as part of at least a million pound property scam, a court heard.

Updated: Pensioner injured in Kelbrook road crash

11:36am Thursday 8th November 2012

A PENSIONER has suffered head injuries and a suspected broken leg after crashing into a stationary wagon.

Pendle driver crushed to death by soybean meal

2:00pm Friday 7th September 2012

A LORRY driver has died after being crushed by tonnes of soybean meal yesterday.

Driver for Pendle firm killed in Liverpool warehouse accident

5:44pm Thursday 6th September 2012

A LORRY driver has died after being crushed by tonnes of soybean meal this morning.

Animal rights activists urge people to boycott circus visiting Pendle

Lancashire Telegraph: Madalane and Cinzia Timmis of Circus Mondao with Sinbad the Zebra

1:00pm Wednesday 5th September 2012

ANIMAL rights activists have urged people to boycott a circus visiting Pendle which uses performing animals.

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.

Fire crews tackle Kelbrook warehouse blaze

12:31pm Tuesday 19th June 2012

FIRE crews are dealing with a blaze at a workshop in Church Lane in Kelbrook.

Pendle man dies after collapsing in Egypt

Lancashire Telegraph: SHOCK The family of David Speak have been stunned by his death at his home in Luxor

10:30am Thursday 10th November 2011

A PENDLE man has died after collapsing at his home in Egypt.

Kelbrook play area open after repairs

11:53am Monday 10th October 2011

A CHILDREN’S play area in Kelbrook has been reopened.

Body of man found in van in rural Pendle

5:24pm Tuesday 30th August 2011

THE BODY of a man thought to be in his early 20s was discovered in a van parked in a country lane off Colne Road, in Sough, this afternoon.

Pendle church left with hole in roof by lead thefts

8:20am Saturday 27th August 2011

YOBS have stolen £3,000 worth of lead from the roof of an East Lancashire church.

Pendle sports firm aims for Olympic glory

Lancashire Telegraph: FUTURE’S BRIGHT Phillip Wattleworth

12:00pm Saturday 2nd April 2011

A SPORTS equipment company has put itself on top of the podium after clinching a deal with the London Olympics.

Ribble Valley and Pendle churches unhappy at Blackburn plans

3:30pm Tuesday 22nd February 2011

CHURCHES in Pendle and the Ribble Valley are unhappy at plans to bring their parishes into the Blackburn Diocese.

East Lancashire Come Dine With Me tonight

Lancashire Telegraph: COME DINE: Carol Stinton

6:20pm Sunday 23rd January 2011

WITH GALLERY: An East Lancashire special of hit show Come Dine With Me will be served up on Channel 4 tonight.

12 East Lancashire parishes to join Blackburn Diocese

9:21am Thursday 6th January 2011

THE Diocese of Blackburn is set to increase by 12 parishes under radical re-ordering proposals.

WI honour for Pendle pensioner

Lancashire Telegraph: Golden memories: Margaret Berry

3:10pm Monday 4th October 2010

A Kelbrook woman has been recognised for 50 years’ service to the Women’s Institute.

Royal seal of approval for Kelbrook firm

Lancashire Telegraph: Royal seal of approval for Kelbrook firm

4:48pm Tuesday 14th September 2010

STAFF at an aerospace firm in East Lancashire are celebrating after being presented with the Royal seal of approval.

Pendle aerospace firm wins Queen's Award for business

Lancashire Telegraph: JOY: Dennis Mendoros (front) and his staff at Euravia are celebrating winning the highest honour bestowed on British firms

7:30pm Wednesday 21st April 2010

A TRAILBLAZING East Lancashire company has won a Queen’s Award, the most prestigious honour in UK business.

Aerospace boss to be Lancashire High Sheriff

Lancashire Telegraph: HIGH FLYER: Mr Mendoros is delighted with his new role

3:30pm Thursday 18th March 2010

ONE of East Lancashire’s most high-profile businessmen has been chosen as the county’s next High Sheriff.

Barnoldswick woman, 73, dies after Kelbrook car crash

Lancashire Telegraph: Winifred Hoyle

8:30am Thursday 22nd October 2009

UPDATE: The grieving family of a woman who died in a crash in Kelbrook have paid tribute to her.

Wagon leaves a white old mess on East Lancashire highways

Lancashire Telegraph: MYSTERY: Some of the paint left on North Valley Road, Colne. The trail appears to run from Hyndburn to North Yorkshire

11:22am Monday 28th September 2009

A TRAIL of white paint, measuring 50 miles from East Lancashire to North Yorkshire, has left highways experts baffled.

Pendle canal birds shooting appeal

3:10pm Friday 27th March 2009

AN eyewitness appeal has been made after eight wild birds were shot dead near West Craven in a three-day killing spree.

VIDEO: Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards

Lancashire Telegraph: VIDEO: Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards

10:10am Monday 17th November 2008

UPDATE The Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards was, as ever, a great night for all those who attended the lavish event on Friday. Watch the video here.

Hundreds of litres of diesel stolen in Pendle

Lancashire Telegraph: BEWARE: Siphon thieves are at work in Pendle

3:00pm Monday 29th September 2008

HUNDREDS of litres of diesel has been stolen rom vehicles in Pendle in a spate of thefts.

Crash driver spared ban

9:18pm Wednesday 28th May 2008

A MOTORIST who hit a parked van and made off was spared a driving ban at Burnley Magistrates' Court.

Kelbrook motorist avoids ban after crash

2:47pm Saturday 24th May 2008

A motorist who hit a parked van and made off was spared a driving ban at Burnley Magistrates Court.

Aviation building is joust the ticket

Lancashire Telegraph: CLASH: Lord Kelbrook, left, knocks Baron Von Beuron off his horse

1:10pm Tuesday 15th April 2008

A DAY of jousting, sword fighting and medieval frolics marked the official opening of the Whitegate building at Euravia Aviation, Colne Road, Kelbrook.

Why music stars are now looking to Adam

Lancashire Telegraph: QUALITY: Adam at work on one of his guitars

3:53pm Sunday 9th March 2008

A GUITAR maker from Pendle has been signed up by a Californian company which makes instruments used by stars such as Shania Twain and Barry Manilow.

Policing insight on tour of HQ

8:10pm Thursday 6th March 2008

LANCASHIRE'S police chief welcomed guests to the force headquarters this week for an insight into police work.

Former footballer urinated in street

Lancashire Telegraph: FORMER STAR: Kevin Hird arriving at Burnley Magistrates' Court today

5:08pm Thursday 6th March 2008

A FORMER professional footballer shouted "catch me if you can" to a female police officer after she spotted him urinating beside a supermarket.

Violence alleged

1:57pm Thursday 31st January 2008

Two teenagers accused of violence will have their cases heard at Burnley Crown Court.

Ex-football star denies assault

Lancashire Telegraph: BAILED: Kevin Hird denies assault on a police officer

10:27am Wednesday 16th January 2008

A RETIRED professional footballer pleaded not guilty to assaulting a police officer.

Former pro footballer accused of police assault

Lancashire Telegraph: CHARGED: Kevin Hird

9:32pm Wednesday 9th January 2008

A RETIRED professional footballer is alleged to have slapped a woman police officer across the face when she told him to stop urinating in the street.

Greenbelt land safe - for now

5:01pm Friday 28th December 2007

A BOROUGH does not have enough land for industry, a review has found.

Better shelters on way

4:35pm Thursday 27th December 2007

IMPROVEMENTS to bus shelters in Kelbrook will take place next year, a report says.

VIDEO: Young film-makers picked for festival

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:30pm Friday 28th September 2007

YOUNG film directors will see their work on the big screen at a national film festival.

Company boss jailed over £600k theft

10:31pm Friday 13th July 2007

A COMPANY boss who stole more than £600,000 has been jailed for three years after being shopped by her husband.

Boss siphoned off £600,000

2:32pm Friday 8th June 2007

A FORMER company boss who fled to the Middle East after fleecing more than £600,000 from her employers was caught after returning to the UK when war broke out.

Circus hits back at boycott call

Lancashire Telegraph: IN TOWN: The big top at the Circus Mondao, which has hit back at criticisms

5:52pm Friday 20th April 2007

A TRAVELLING circus has hit out at calls for residents to boycott its performances.

Circus site sparks row

Lancashire Telegraph: CIRCUS ANIMALS: Villagers found the circus on the fields in Salterforth Road behind their houses in Kelbrook

7:56pm Wednesday 18th April 2007

A TRAVELLING circus has caused a stir after it pitched up in a village without warning.

Mobile home and away

2:14pm Wednesday 11th April 2007

A COUPLE stole a £8,500 camper van after taking it for a test drive.

Car crime gang targets Vauxhalls

11:28am Tuesday 3rd April 2007

POLICE believe a single gang of criminals is behind three thefts of Vauxhall cars at the weekend.


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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