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Nelson ‘arts village’ to open in centre

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE former main post office in Nelson is set to be transformed into an ‘arts village’ after lying empty for more than four years.

Spurned Nelson dad given a suspended jail sentence after repeatedly flouting a restraining order

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:03pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SPURNED young dad has been given a suspended jail sentence after repeatedly flouting a restraining order.

Award-winning chef serves up tasty tips in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:54pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

STUDENTS received expert cookery tips from a top chef.

44-year-old Nelson man on historical sex charges

Lancashire Telegraph: Guilty verdict has allowed me to exorcise some demons, says victim of QEGS teacher

12:34pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A 44-year-old man appeared at Burnley Crown Court, accused of historical sexual allegations.

Nelson drug dealer is bailed

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:52pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A HARD drugs dealer could end up behind bars after admitting a string of offences at Burnley Crown Court.

Nelson FC sign fan as official club poet

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:33pm Monday 20th October 2014

FOOTBALL fan Sharon Marshall has always believed that there was something poetic about the beautiful game.

Nelson man wanted by police in connection with drugs offences

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:48pm Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are looking to trace a man they would like to speak to in connection with drugs offences.

Joy for young children as new Nelson play area approved

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:41pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A NEW play area will be built on disused land in Nelson thanks to the campaigning of Labour ward councillors.

Nelson FC's ambitious goal to expand home stadium

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:45pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

NON-LEAGUE Nelson Football Club has unveiled ambitious plans to expand its Victoria Park stadium - with a nod to a famous former boss.

Work underway for improved access in town centre

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:47am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WORK has started on 10 new parking spaces in Scotland Road in Nelson town centre.

West Bank delegation aims to strengthen bond with Pendle

Lancashire Telegraph: A Palestine flag is waved by a supporter in front of Bradford City Hall during a rally

2:56pm Friday 26th September 2014

STUDENTS from Pendle’s twin town in Palestine are set to strengthen their bond with the borough during a special visit next week.

Nelson man charged with raping girl under 16

Lancashire Telegraph: Alice Schofield, 49, and Mark Schofield, 40, from Devoke Avenue in Clinkham Wood, each face five charges.

1:31pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A 44- year-old man appeared at Burnley Magistrates' Court, accused of historical sexual allegations.

Nelson drug addict stole biscuits because there was no food in the house

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:58pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A THIEF stole two packets of biscuits because there was no food in the house, Burnley Magistrates’ Court heard.

Nelson market traders group feel they have been forgotten by council

Lancashire Telegraph: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

1:43pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

MARKET traders in Nelson are calling for more investment from the council and better marketing and security measures.

Nelson mum stole booze to pay for new lock

Lancashire Telegraph: Alice Schofield, 49, and Mark Schofield, 40, from Devoke Avenue in Clinkham Wood, each face five charges.

2:50pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A MUM with more than 100 offences to her name stole alcohol worth almost £80 to pay for a damaged lock at home, a court heard.

Nelson shop worker caught with haul of counterfeit tobacco

Lancashire Telegraph: Hertfordshire County Council fails to stub out tobacco investment

2:41pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A SHOP worker has been ordered to carry out 150 hours community service after being caught with a haul of dodgy tobacco in Nelson.

Nelson man ‘at bottom of drug chain’ arrested

Lancashire Telegraph: webpix arrest arrests arrested handcuffs police

2:15pm Monday 15th September 2014

A 53-YEAR-old Nelson man said to be ‘at the bottom’ of the drugs chain fell foul of a police surveillance operation.

Nelson charity on shortlist for £50k award

Lancashire Telegraph: GUILTY: A Llandeilo man has admitted falsely claiming £4,861 in Housing and Council Tax benefits.

1:35pm Monday 15th September 2014

NELSON charity, Early Break, has been announced as one of six charities shortlisted for a £50,000 prize after members of the public were invited to nominate their favourite good causes.

Nelson pupil celebrates 'best SATs result'

Lancashire Telegraph: BOOKS: The library has increased its visitors from 2012 to 2014

1:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A HARDWORKING pupil is celebrating after he was awarded the highest possible grade in his SATS maths test

£250,000 drugs seized in East Lancs raid

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:19am Thursday 11th September 2014

CANNABIS worth an estimated £250,000 was seized by police who swooped on a house in Nelson.

Solution in sight for Nelson eyesore site

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Monday 8th September 2014

ANGRY residents have been assurred that redevelopment could soon be in store for a former nursery building dubbed ‘one of the biggest eyesores in Pendle’.

Councillors waive rules to let Nelson beauty parlour owner use bigger premises

Lancashire Telegraph: Lip shine: Marks & Spencer Autograp h Moisture Colour Lipstick with Swarovski crystals, £11

2:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A BEAUTY parlour owner in Nelson has been told he can carry on his business in expanded premises – amid fears it could fall foul of town centre planning laws.

East Lancs criminals brick wrong window in day-time row

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

TWO brothers, previously jailed for a fight with a knifeman, have been back in court for involvement in day-time trouble in a Nelson street.

Revamped Nelson homes ‘a target for burglars’

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:35pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

RENEWED efforts should be made to sell off homes which were renovated with millions of pounds of regeneration cash, a former mayor claims.

Nelson care home gets good report

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:45pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CARE home in Nelson was given the thumbs up after a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

Nelson songwriter’s bald ambition to raise £1,000

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

NELSON songwriter Jay Stansfield has promised to allow barbers to shave his head ‘to the bone’ with traditional razors, if he can raise £1,000 in sponsorship money for Pendleside Hospice.

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)

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.

What's on in Pendle

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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) 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) 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) 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) 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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