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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.

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.

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Artists line up in Nelson to aid children's Make A Wish Foundation (link) 4:39pm Thu 22 May 14

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New season is time for a party (link) 2:38pm Tue 13 May 14

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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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