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VIDEO: Probe launched after fire at Nelson flat

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:21am Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN investigation is under way after flames and smoke were seen shooting out of the window and roof of a Nelson flat.

People urged to stop dumping food in Pendle park

Lancashire Telegraph: Rats could run riot over Easter

5:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

PEOPLE have been urged to stop dumping old food in a Pendle park.

Emergency services called after man spotted in Nelson canal

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:47pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN has been held ‘for his own safety’ after entering the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in Nelson.

Chance to take on ex-world champion Mark Webster in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NELSON residents will have the chance to take on former darts world champion Mark Webster next week.

Man dies after Morrisons car park smash

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

POLICE officers in Nelson are appealing for witnesses after a 73-year-old man died following a collision in a supermarket car park yesterday.

Nelson Daisy chief set for £466m takeover bid

Lancashire Telegraph: Matthew Riley

3:34pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE chief executive of Nelson communications giant Daisy Group has indicated he could make a £466million bid to take over the company.

Nelson man who fled to Spain jailed for 16 years

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

10:20am Saturday 16th August 2014

A SEX fiend who repeatedly abused a young boy and girl has been jailed for 16 years, after being brought back from Spain to face justice more than 30 years on.

8am Nelson Morrisons store opening ‘to suit shoppers’

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:14pm Thursday 14th August 2014

MORRISONS in Nelson has extended its store opening hours after it was inundated with requests from local shoppers.

Banned Nelson dog a family pet

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

3:02pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A NELSON man told police he thought the American pitbull he had been keeping as a family pet was a ‘long-legged Irish Staffordshire bull terrier’.

‘Guilty’ thief sent stolen Nelson seat back

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:44pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A BENCH that was paid for by a fund-raising six-year-old has been returned to the care home it was stolen from last month.

35 badges earn Pendle pupils a visit to Blue Peter

Lancashire Telegraph: What will inspire our children when Blue Peter disappears from BBC1?

1:07pm Sunday 10th August 2014

PUPILS from a Pendle school became stars for the day when they were invited to appear on Blue Peter to show off their badges.

Nelson charity’s urgent plea for more Gaza aid

Lancashire Telegraph: Smoke and sand rise in the air after an Israeli strike, in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)
            
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2:44pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A NELSON-based charity, Muslim Global Relief, is aiding the people of Gaza and after a series of sustained attacks have recently made headlines, the charity has announced an emergency appeal.

East Lancs man pelted wife with boiled sweets and toffee in front of police

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

4:30pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A LOUT pelted his wife with boiled sweets in front of police called to trouble at their Nelson home, a court heard.

Brother of M65 death crash victim hit by devastating flood

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE GRIEVING brother of a man killed in a crash on the M65 has been hit by a devastating flood, causing thousands of pounds of damage.

Turnaround for care home told to improve

Lancashire Telegraph: Care Quality Commission

1:10pm Monday 4th August 2014

CQC INSPECTORS have found that a Nelson care home that they rapped in March has improved ‘significantly’.

Hundreds in protest over Gaza

Lancashire Telegraph: Smoke and fire from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City, Tuesday, July 22

10:54am Monday 4th August 2014

A SECOND protest against attacks on Gaza saw hundreds gather in a town centre.

Man 'lay dead for three days'

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

2:13pm Friday 1st August 2014

A NELSON man found dead at his home had been there for ‘at least 72 hours’, an inquest heard.

Motor dealers are online champs

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:40am Friday 1st August 2014

NELSON’S Peugeot Dealership, Perrys, has scooped the Dealer Group of the Year accolade at the eBay Motors Awards 2014.

Fundraiser in memory of tragic Nelson quad biker

Lancashire Telegraph: Scott Thompson

3:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TRIBUTE night has been arranged at a Burnley venue for a Nelson man who died in a quad biking accident in Australia earlier this year.

New Nelson school looking like a class act

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STAFF at Whitefield Infant School hauled boxes full of text books and toys in yesterday’s sweltering heat in anticipation of their big move to a new site.

Nelson communications firm lands high-profile client

Lancashire Telegraph: Communications firm Daisy creates 80 new jobs

3:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A NELSON company is celebrating landing a high profile client.

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.


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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