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Nelson school ‘is answering demand to improve’

Lancashire Telegraph: Private pre-school closes ahead of damning Ofsted report

4:45pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

OFSTED have found that a Nelson primary school is rapidly improving after the watchdog told them to improve earlier in the year.

PC dragged Pendle colleague to safety during shooting, jury told

Lancashire Telegraph: Serving police officer cleared of raping a schoolgirl

1:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A POLICE officer who dragged his colleague to safety after she was blasted with a sawn-off shotgun told a jury he thought the gunman had come back to kill them both.

Volunteers help create ‘a great place to chill out’ on former Nelson commemoration land

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:52pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

AN abandoned war memorial site in Nelson has been given a makeover thanks to a community group.

Man’s trial on Nelson police officer shooting charge

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

3:30pm Monday 14th July 2014

A MAN accused of shooting a police officer from Nelson is due to go on trial today charged with attempted murder.

Police called to Nelson street after reports of man with firearm

Lancashire Telegraph: HUNT:  West Mercia Police are hunting two men who attempted an armed robbery at Cofton Post Office. SP

1:30pm Saturday 12th July 2014

DOZENS of police officers were called to a Nelson street after reports a man threatening residents with a gun.

Family and friends mourn extrovert Nelson barber Godfrey Eyre

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:33pm Friday 11th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a fun-loving and flamboyant Nelson hairdresser who has lost a short battle with cancer.

Police saw Nelson drink-driver crash car

Lancashire Telegraph: Groom ends up in police cell on day of wedding after alleged drink-driving incident in Newhaven

1:59pm Friday 11th July 2014

A DRINK-DRIVER caught on a petrol station was on his way to get more alcohol, Burnley magistrates heard.

Nelson stroke victim died from toxic effects of drugs overdose

Lancashire Telegraph: Merseyside Police are asking members of the public to hand in lost in Birkenhead Market

2:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A WOMAN suffering health problems because of a stroke died after accidentally taking an overdose of drugs, an inquest was told.

Banned Nelson danger driver in jail again

Lancashire Telegraph: Merseyside men on firearms charges

2:20pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A REPEATED dangerous and banned driver is back behind bars after flouting road laws again.

East Lancs aunt’s £700 boosts charity for eye condition

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE auntie of a baby born with an extremely rare eye disorder has raised more than £700 in less than a week for charity.

Nelson driving menace spared jail as it ‘does not affect him’

Lancashire Telegraph: McKellar was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court

1:53pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A PROLIFIC banned driver has been spared jail and a further disqualification after striking again.

Man taken to hospital with serious head injuries after Nelson accident

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

2:52pm Monday 7th July 2014

A 60-YEAR OLD man has been taken to hospital with serious head injuries after an accident on the A682 in Nelson.

Nelson engineers hit by fire

Lancashire Telegraph: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

12:58pm Monday 7th July 2014

AN industrial bead-blasting machine was damaged by fire at Graham Engineering Ltd, in Edward Street, Nelson, on Saturday.

Nelson pervert jailed for assaults on girl

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

8:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

A NELSON pervert who repeatedly sexually assaulted a young girl has been locked up for three years.

Nelson primary school placed in special measures

Lancashire Telegraph: Private pre-school closes ahead of damning Ofsted report

3:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

A NELSON primary school has been placed in special measures after failing government education requirements.

Murder suspect tells court of moving his ex-girlfriends body

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:07pm Sunday 6th July 2014

A MAN has admitted that after killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend he buried her body in a field in Oxfordshire before moving her remains to his uncle's grave.

Ex-convict from Nelson had cut throat razor

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

1:52pm Friday 4th July 2014

A MAN who was out in Nelson with a cut throat razor two months after he was freed from jail, walked free from court.

Nelson dagger thug said he would kill police

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

2:56pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A THUG who armed himself with a dagger and made death threats to police after officers were called to his home is behind bars for eight months.

Nelson care home urged to take more care

Lancashire Telegraph: Issued formal warning

2:55pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A CARE home has been told to improve its management of medicines and keep personal records accurate following an inspection by a watchdog.

DO YOU KNOW THESE MEN? Police search after 'vicious' Nelson robbery

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:54am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CCTV images have been released of men police want to speak to in connection with a ‘vicious’ robbery in Nelson.

Nelson taxi driver denies sex attack on lone teen

Lancashire Telegraph: Heathrow Airport Taxis Morden, 02082543388, Morden Airport Cabs Taxi

1:50pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A TAXI driver allegedly sexually attacked a lone teenage passenger in the early hours, as he drove her home from her 18th birthday celebrations, a jury was told.

Paramedics called after woman slips in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph: Ambulance walkers plan Grand Depart walk-out

2:30pm Monday 30th June 2014

A WOMAN had to be rescued from the overflow section of a reservoir after slipping and banging her head.

Woman rescued from Nelson reservoir

Lancashire Telegraph: Halton children warned of the dangers of playing near water

6:00pm Sunday 29th June 2014

A WOMAN had to be rescued from the overflow section of a reservoir after slipping and banging her head.

MP visits Nelson mosque to discuss Pakistan clashes

Lancashire Telegraph: ANDREW STEPHENSON

1:00pm Sunday 29th June 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has called for a ‘full, independent inquiry’ into clashes between police and protesters in Lahore that has left eight people dead.

Nelson sports firm gears up for Tour de France

Lancashire Telegraph: NO REPEAT: Sir Bradley Wiggins, pictured during his 2012 Tour de France triumph, will not be involved in this year's race

7:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

A SPORTS nutrition firm based in East Lancashire that supplies some of the world’s top cyclists has launched an advertising campaign to take advantage of the Tour de France boom.

Burglar in threat to kill 85-year-old Nelson woman

Lancashire Telegraph: Hibson Road, Nelson

9:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

A BURGLAR who told an elderly pensioner ‘think yourself lucky, next time I will kill you’ after she caught him ransacking her home, is being hunted by police.

Bailiffs stumble on £300k East Lancs cannabis farm

Lancashire Telegraph: Young cannabis seedlings growing in propagators in the house in Camden Street, Nelson

12:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

BAILIFFS discovered a suspected £300,000 cannabis farm while attempting to repossess a home in Nelson.

Nelson firm positive despite rise in bank debt

Lancashire Telegraph: Daisy CEO Matthew Riley

12:36pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

NELSON-based internet and telecommuincations company Daisy Group say they view the year ahead with “optimism and confidence” despite their bank debt rising by £33 million in the past 12 months.

Nelson man rescued after trying to battle fire

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

2:00pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

A MAN was rescued by fire crews after trying to battle a blaze in the front room of his home himself.

Nelson Muslim school ranked 'outstanding'

Lancashire Telegraph: Al-Ikhlaas Primary School, in Norfolk Street, Nelson

11:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

A MUSLIM primary school that has only been open four years has been rated ‘outstanding’ by inspectors.

Nelson drugs gang jailed

Lancashire Telegraph: Crack cocaine was found in Deptford

11:00am Sunday 8th June 2014

A DRUGS gang involved in supplying crack cocaine on the streets of Nelson are behind bars for a total of almost 11 years.

Woman fights off Nelson attacker who tried to drag her into bushes

Lancashire Telegraph: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

10:04am Sunday 8th June 2014

A 40-YEAR-old woman was grabbed by a man who tried to pull her into bushes close to the River Calder.

Explosion as boat goes up in flames on canal in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

1:50pm Saturday 7th June 2014

A BOAT was gutted in a fire which caused an explosion, witnesses said.

Arcade plan brings Nelson town centre boost

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Nadeem Ahmed

1:36pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A MAJOR redevelopment of a key block in Nelson town centre has been given the green light by councillors, who hope it will provide a major boost to the town’s fortunes.

Fury over 'offensive' 'Pakistani only' to let sign in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph: The sign in the window of a house in Railway Street, Nelson

3:00pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

A ‘TO LET’ sign advertising for a Pakistani family only has shocked a community.

Nelson and Colne network meeting achieves its goal

Lancashire Telegraph: Turf Moor. Picture: Action Images

1:58pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

NELSON and Colne College Sixth Form has hosted a business networking meeting run by Burnley Football Club.

Neighbours save drunk Nelson man from chip pan fire

Lancashire Telegraph: The house in Sackville Street, Nelson

9:24am Monday 19th May 2014

NEIGHBOURS were forced to wake a drunk Nelson man who turned his chip pan on and went to bed.

Nelson dad found with £600 cannabis haul

Lancashire Telegraph: Cannabis seized at property in South Woodford

2:00pm Sunday 18th May 2014

A DAD found with a £600 stash of cannabis in a car, some of which would have been supplied, kept his freedom.

Neighbours wake man during fire at Nelson home

Lancashire Telegraph: A barn fire was extinguished by firefighters from Watford, Garston and Borehamwood yesterday morning

9:30am Sunday 18th May 2014

NEIGHBOURS woke a drunk Nelson man who turned his chip pan on and went to bed.

Children to get new educational centre in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph: Kings Langley residents invited to school's open day

3:14pm Friday 16th May 2014

A NEW community centre and after-school club looks set to be created on the site of a former plumbers’ merchants in Nelson.

Minister engineers a lesson at Nelson and Colne College

Lancashire Telegraph: Minister engineers a lesson at Nelson and Colne College

3:13pm Friday 16th May 2014

Matthew Hancock, Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise visited Nelson & Colne College.

Nelson town centre to get £15,000 cycle boost

Lancashire Telegraph: Couns Mohammed Iqbal

2:44pm Thursday 15th May 2014

CYCLING access to Nelson town centre is set to be improved in a £15,000 scheme.

Nelson hoax call diverts firefighters

Lancashire Telegraph: Woman freed from car as firefighters stage first of three walkouts

2:24pm Thursday 15th May 2014

FIREfighters were called to an address in Nelson on Tuesday night after a hoax call was made.

Nelson and Colne students look at re-branding of Nelson centre

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle Council

1:50pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

STUDENTS from Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form have had an exciting opportunity to investigate rebranding Nelson town centre.

Dental staff in Nelson get set for fundraiser

Lancashire Telegraph: Staff at Dentistry for All are ready run 10k to raise hospice funds

12:39pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

STAFF at a dental surgery in Nelson will be pounding the streets of Burnley to raise money for Pendleside Hospice.

Children groomed by sex offender in Nelson shop

Lancashire Telegraph: Gavin Shaw has been jailed

8:57am Tuesday 13th May 2014

A 'HIGH-risk' paedophile got a job in a Nelson town centre shop and groomed children, after keeping his sordid past a secret from the owner, a court heard.

Turn up the heat on Pendle fire crews

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

1:32pm Friday 9th May 2014

PENDLE Leisure Trust and fire officers are setting people a challenge to raise money for the Fire Fighters Charity.

New staff member for Nelson and Colne college

Lancashire Telegraph: How many hands will Alan Pardew be shaking this summer to get deals done?

1:50pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

NELSON and Colne College have welcomed its new assistant principal.

Three new posts created at Nelson digital marketing agency

Lancashire Telegraph: How many hands will Alan Pardew be shaking this summer to get deals done?

12:05pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

AN award-winning digital marketing agency is creating three new jobs after receiving a ‘six figure sum’ from Lancashire’s Rosebud finance.

New assistant principal joins Nelson and Colne College

6:00pm Saturday 3rd May 2014

NELSON and Colne College Sixth Form has appointed a new assistant principal to the senior management team.


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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