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Nelson day centre gets rebirth after £150K makeover

Lancashire Telegraph: County Coun Mohammed Iqbal (Brierfield and Nelson North) cuts the ribbon surrounded by service users and staff

1:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A DAY centre for people with learning and physical disabilities has reopened – just over a year after it was controversially shut down.

Nelson man hit love rival with fencepost

Lancashire Telegraph: Kraig Mellor, who has started a five year jail term

5:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A VICIOUS thug who set about his love rial with a fencepost after invading a house in Nelson in the early hours, has been locked up for five years.

Nelson nurse accused of searching for child porn

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

12:02pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A FORMER East Lancashire nurse has been accused by his professional watchdog of searching for indecent images of children online while he worked for a learning disability unit — despite being cleared by a crown court jury.

Poorly child left home alone in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph: Dead body discovered in quarry

3:10pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A POORLY little boy left home alone in Nelson by his father was found by a police community support officer who discovered the back door wide open, a court heard.

Campaigners celebrate after a zebra crossing is installed near a children's play area in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph: From left: Tim Horsley, locality lead for Nelson; James Booth, chair of Southfield Area Residents' Association; County councillor Azhar Ali; and Audrey Gatwater, locality and policy support officer for Pendle.

7:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A ZEBRA crossing has been installed near a children’s play area after a long-running community campaign.

Nelson and Colne students' shoes to go on display in London

1:50pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

STUDENTS at Nelson and Colne College have made shoes from cardboard and gaffa tape that will go on display in London.

Nelson drug dealer warned he faces jail

12:30pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

ARSHAD Hafeez, 45, of Brier Crescent, Nelson, could be facing jail, after admitting possessing cannabis with intent to supply, last Jane 10, at Burnley Crown Court.

Nelson drug dealers to be sentenced

10:50am Wednesday 9th April 2014

TWO people admitted possessing cannabis with intent to supply, at Burnley Crown Court.

Nelson tai chi group on offer

4:23pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A TAI chi group takes place at the Grassroots Centre, at St Philip’s Church, in Leeds Road, Nelson, every Tuesday from 1.30 to 2.30pm. The group is for all abilities and costs £2.50.

Nelson primary school’s Ofsted blow

Lancashire Telegraph: Boost for Hillingdon schools with positive Ofsted reports

1:47pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A NELSON school has been told it ‘requires improvement’ after an inspection from education watchdog Ofsted.

Nelson nursery's move aids patter of more footfall

Lancashire Telegraph: Diane Griffith with Tracy Clavell-Bate, sales and lettings manager at Barnfield Construction Ltd

4:20pm Monday 7th April 2014

A POPULAR nursery shop based in Barrowford for the past 12 years has moved to new premises.

East Lancs thugs jailed for brutal attack on doorman

Lancashire Telegraph: Peter McCormack

6:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

TWO thugs involved in a sustained, late-night attack on a Nelson pub bouncer have each been jailed for 10 months.

Fake drink scam Nelson lawyer banned

Lancashire Telegraph: MAJED IQBAL

4:34pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A LAWYER from Nelson who became embroiled in an international energy drinks scam has been banned from practising as a solicitor by his professional watchdog.

Nelson school is facing ‘big challenge’ in English

Lancashire Telegraph: SLIPPING BEHIND: Figures show Asian students are leaving British counterparts behind in standards of maths, reading and science

2:23pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A PRIMARY school has been told to improve after standards in English lagged at key stages.

Nelson law firm helps get pay-outs

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

2:15pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A NELSON law firm has helped 26 passengers who contracted norovirus on board a cruise ship claim £42,500 in compensation.

Students’ showcase is a cut above the rest at Nelson and colne College

Lancashire Telegraph: Students created bright and beautiful designs at their annual hairdressing competition

1:07pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

STUDENT stylists stole the show at a sixth form’s spring showcase.

Parking worries put Nelson mosque bid in doubt

Lancashire Telegraph: The closed Masonic Hall which mosque bosses want to use

4:00pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

PLANS to turn an historic building in Nelson into a mosque are set to be turned down by councillors.

Historic Nelson mill goes up for sale for £1m

Lancashire Telegraph: The historic Scholefield Mill in Nelson

11:27am Tuesday 1st April 2014

A MILL which was requisitioned in the First World War is up for sale for £1million.

The grand prix is coming to Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph: A scene from the pedal car grand prix in Darwen which Nelson now aims to match

1:24pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

NELSON is to host its first-ever pedal car grand prix later this year.

Lynx effect is irresistible for Nelson shoplifter

Lancashire Telegraph: Meet police in St Peter's next week

2:25pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

THE Lynx effect proved irresistible for a repeat shoplifter, Blackburn magistrates heard.

Hunt for trio after burglary in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph: CCTV image of the men police wish to speak to about the incident

12:00pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

POLICE have released CCTV images of three men they would like to speak to following a burglary at a house in Nelson.

CCTV appeal following Nelson burglary

Lancashire Telegraph: CCTV appeal following Nelson burglary

11:11am Monday 24th March 2014

POLICE have released CCTV images of three men they would like to speak to following a burglary at a house in Nelson.

Police appeal for information following burglary at Nelson Mosque

Lancashire Telegraph: Police are investigating assault on Widnes pub landlord

11:31am Friday 21st March 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a Nelson mosque was targeted by burglars.

Jail for prolific charity tin thief from Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph: Jail for prolific charity tin thief from Nelson

5:00pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A SERIAL charity box thief, who flouted court orders and committed more crimes, has been locked up for 18 months.

County council in Nelson speed survey pledge

Lancashire Telegraph: Newport landlord's speeding dodge so ‘foolish’

3:40pm Thursday 20th March 2014

LANCASHIRE County Council has agreed to conduct a speed survey on Town House Road, in Nelson.

Nelson firm is set fair to double capacity

3:40pm Thursday 20th March 2014

ICONIC raincoat firm Mackintosh has been awarded a grant of £150,000 to help with its expansion plans.

Nelson woman, 106, died after fall in her home

Lancashire Telegraph: GREEN EPS Firefighters cut man from car following lorry crash

2:57pm Thursday 20th March 2014

ONE of Lancashire’s oldest people died after a fall at her home, a Burnley inquest heard.

Nelson firm starts work on new supermarket

Lancashire Telegraph: HIGH RISK: The construction industry poses the most danger to workers

12:18pm Thursday 20th March 2014

PENDLE-based development firm Barnfield Construction has started work on a new retail park.

Nelson man jailed for 8 months after two roofing frauds

Lancashire Telegraph: Dead body discovered in quarry

1:06pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A NELSON man has been jailed for eight months after admitting his involvement in two roofing scams in West Yorkshire.

Discarded litter was driving Nelson duck quackers

Lancashire Telegraph: Free at last, the duck’s torment is over

1:36pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A DUCK had to be rescued after getting tangled up in a plastic wrapper left by litter louts.

Nelson nursing home now meeting standards

Lancashire Telegraph: A former school could be converted into a nursing home.

2:30pm Monday 17th March 2014

A NURSING home in Nelson has made improvements to residents’ care plans and its management of medicines after concerns were raised by a health watchdog.

Nelson men who attacked pub bouncer with bottle could 'face jail'

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

1:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

TWO men involved in a sustained, late-night attack on a pub bouncer have been warned they could face jail.

Nelson students reach for the stars

Lancashire Telegraph: Stars in the night sky

11:51am Friday 14th March 2014

STUDENTS at Pendle Vale College had an out-of-this-world experience this week with a guest lesson from a top astronomer.

Nelson teen who kicked man on ground walks free from court

Lancashire Telegraph: Dead body discovered in quarry

5:00pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

A TEENAGER who ‘went over the top’ and kicked a man on the ground in a fight has walked free from court.

Nelson nursery impresses inspectors

Lancashire Telegraph: Boost for Hillingdon schools with positive Ofsted reports

1:33pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

A nursery has retained its good Ofsted rating.

Nelson doctor crusades for cancer screening

Lancashire Telegraph: Patients want to be seen today

1:27pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

A DOCTOR is to travel to Saudi Arabia and the USA to study ways of increasing bowel cancer screening among ethnic minority groups.

Nelson foodbank cash thief is jailed

Lancashire Telegraph: Kenneth Burrows

11:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

A THIEF who stole more than £600 from a foodbank in Nelson has been jailed.

Nelson care home is told to improve

Lancashire Telegraph: Issued formal warning

10:00pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

A CARE home has been told to improve standards or face action after an inspection from the Care Quality Commission.

MP’s day in Nelson pharmacy

Lancashire Telegraph: ANDREW STEPHENSON

12:45pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

STAFF at a pharmacy in Nelson spent a morning with Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson showing him services they offer the community.

Nelson taxi driver hit with £440 fine after throwing cigarette end from car

Lancashire Telegraph: Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust (Bridgewater), is urging thousands of smokers in Wigan borough to ‘swap fags for swag’

4:00pm Thursday 6th March 2014

A NELSON taxi driver has been ordered to pay £440 for throwing a cigarette end from his car window.

Convicted East Lancashire paedophile set up illegal 'sex shop' selling adult porn

Lancashire Telegraph: Convicted East Lancashire paedophile set up illegal 'sex shop' selling adult porn

7:30pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

A CONVICTED paedophile set up an illegal 'sex shop' selling unclassified adult porn from his then home in Nelson, a court heard.

Man airlifted to hospital after accident at Nelson factory

Lancashire Telegraph: An air ambulance over East Lancashire

6:01pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

A MAN was flown to hospital this afternoon after suffering a head injury at work in Nelson.

Nelson dad died after taking too many painkillers

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

3:00pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

A FATHER-of-two from Nelson was found dead at home by his mother after taking more than his prescribed doses of pain medication, an inquest heard.

Commonwealth flag to fly at Nelson Town Hall

Lancashire Telegraph: Raising the Commonwealth flag in Hillingdon

1:48pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

THE Commonwealth flag will fly from Nelson Town Hall on Monday.

Pendle headteacher praised by Ofsted

Lancashire Telegraph: Boost for Hillingdon schools with positive Ofsted reports

1:36pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

A HEADTEACHER has been praised by Ofsted after she took on a school with special measures.

Nelson 'fool' waved piece of wood in police station

Lancashire Telegraph: KNOCKING IT BACK: Research shows that making alcohol more expensive can have a beneficial effect on health

11:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014

A DRUNKEN ‘fool’ who wielded a piece of wood in the foyer of Nelson Police Station has been spared a jail sentence.

Woman escapes from Nelson road crash

Lancashire Telegraph: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

6:40pm Sunday 2nd March 2014

AN ELDERLY woman managed to escape from her car when it was involved in a collision.

Elderly woman climbed from Nelson crash car

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

12:59pm Monday 3rd March 2014

AN elderly woman managed to escape from her car when it was involved in a collision.

Chippy is frying high in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph: GOLDEN BROWN: You can't beat a good chip

2:14pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

THE chips definitely aren’t down for takeaway boss Amer Ansar – his fries have just been named among the best in the north-west.

New wave of success for a Nelson Leisure centre

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle Wavelengths

2:11pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

A NELSON leisure centre is in the running to be crowned the best in the north-west for the second year.


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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