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Salterforth road to be repaired after 40 year campaign by residents

11:00am Saturday 14th September 2013

RESIDENTS who have been waiting 40 years for their street to be resurfaced are celebrating after highways bosses agreed to carry out the work.

Salterforth cottages bid rejected on appeal

10:00pm Tuesday 14th August 2012

HOLIDAY cottages planned for Salterforth have been ditched on appeal.

Pendle MP demands new dog attack laws

7:42am Saturday 21st July 2012

EAST Lancashire MP Andrew Stephenson has demanded new laws to prosecute people whose dogs roam wild on private property.

Fish lake in Pendle given go-ahead

6:24pm Tuesday 8th November 2011

A PLAN to create a fishing lake with 12 lodges at Salterforth has been given the go-ahead.

Pendle village in SOS to appear on primetime TV show

Lancashire Telegraph: HOPE Jeff Haydock at Salterforth Village Hall

12:00pm Wednesday 7th September 2011

A TINY village is sending out an SOS to a primetime TV show as part of its bid for £100,000 to breathe new life into its community hub.

Pendle countryside ‘gastro pub’ up for sale

Lancashire Telegraph: FOOD Fanny Grey Inn, High Lane, Salterforth

3:50pm Wednesday 17th August 2011

A ONCE-thriving gastro pub is for sale at a price of £375,000.

Pendle farm holiday cottages bid refused

4:57pm Wednesday 27th July 2011

A farmer’s hopes of creating two holiday cottages have been dashed.

Disappointment at 'lenient' sentence for Pendle hit-and-run driver

Lancashire Telegraph: VICTIM: Michael Isherwood

12:40pm Wednesday 6th July 2011

Family and friends of a Pendle cyclist killed in a hit-and-run have spoken of their ‘strong disappointment’ after the driver who knocked him down walked free from court.

Hit-and-run driver who killed Pendle cyclist spared jail

Lancashire Telegraph: VICTIM: Michael Isherwood

9:30am Wednesday 6th July 2011

A HIT-and-run driver who left a cyclist dying in the road has avoided being sent to jail.

Van driver admits leaving Pendle cyclist in road to die

Lancashire Telegraph: VICTIM: Michael Isherwood

4:03pm Monday 6th June 2011

A VAN driver said to have hit a cyclist and then driven off, leaving him him dying at the roadside, has today been warned he is facing jail.

Well-known Pendle pub reopens

Lancashire Telegraph: GOOD TIMES: David and Jean with their award

10:41am Tuesday 8th March 2011

THE Fanny Grey, in Barnoldswick Road, Salterforth, has reopened following a short period of closure.

100 protest at Pendle fishing lake and lodges plan

4:14pm Monday 28th February 2011

ALMOST 100 residents have signed a petition against plans to build a large fishing lake with 12 timber lodges in a rural village.

Man charged after Pendle cyclist's death

Lancashire Telegraph: VICTIM: Michael Isherwood

5:27pm Monday 21st February 2011

A MAN has been charged following the death of a Barnoldswick man in a suspected hit and run last November.

Fears over Salterforth holiday chalet plans

Lancashire Telegraph: ‘TOURISM BENEFITS’ Coun Allan Buck

11:00am Thursday 3rd February 2011

VILLAGERS are angry after plans for a new 55-chalet holiday village were approved in principle.

Thieves steal laptops from Salterforth school

10:05pm Monday 31st January 2011

THIEVES escaped with around 20 laptops from a Pendle school.

Man arrested after Pendle cyclist's death

Lancashire Telegraph: VICTIM: Michael Isherwood

8:00pm Tuesday 23rd November 2010

UPDATE: The family of a man who was killed in a suspected hit-and-run have paid tribute to their 'wonderful son, brother and friend'.

Multi-million pound plans for Pendle holiday village

3:00pm Thursday 18th November 2010

PLANS have been unveiled for a multi-million pound eco-friendly holiday village in rural Pendle.

Salterforth war veteran dies two years after savage attack

Lancashire Telegraph: ATTACK: Bob Schofield was left with horrific injuries after the attack

6:30pm Thursday 28th October 2010

A 91-year-old war veteran who was savagely beaten by burglars has died, two years after the attack.

Homes plan would see Pendle village ‘doubled’ in size

Lancashire Telegraph: BIG CHANGE: Coun Haydock

11:39am Monday 25th October 2010

RESIDENTS are gearing up to fight plans for housing which would see their village ‘virtually double’ in size.

WI honour for Pendle pensioner

Lancashire Telegraph: Golden memories: Margaret Berry

3:10pm Monday 4th October 2010

A Kelbrook woman has been recognised for 50 years’ service to the Women’s Institute.

Leeds-Liverpool Canal to reopen after rains

Lancashire Telegraph: TRANQUIL: A stretch of the canal in East Lancs

5:25pm Wednesday 15th September 2010

THE canal through East Lancashire is to re-open on Friday after more than six weeks of closure.

Shock at closure of Salterforth pub

Lancashire Telegraph: GOOD TIMES: David and Jean with their award

1:59pm Monday 2nd August 2010

AN award-winning pub in rural Pendle has shut unexpectedly, leaving regulars in shock.

Pendle man killed in Barcelona crash

10:30am Thursday 15th July 2010

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Pendle man who died after being hit by a car in Spain.

Burnley footballers test their potting skills

Lancashire Telegraph: ON CUE: Robbie Blake lines up a shot

10:44am Thursday 29th April 2010

CLARETS Michael Duff and Robbie Blake tried their hand at snooker ahead of the end of the Premier League season.

Salterforth school's 100th anniversary to be celebrated

Lancashire Telegraph: ACROSS THE YEARS: Former pupil Muriel Pollard with granddaughter Darcey Mae Smith, who attends the 100-year-old Salterforth Primary School. Muriel is helping to organise the centenary celebrations.

8:00pm Sunday 14th March 2010

AN EXHIBITION is being organised to mark the 100th birthday of a tiny school in a Pendle village.

Pendle village becomes Lancashire's largest no cold-calling zone

Lancashire Telegraph: deterrent: John Schofield with PC Pickles, Parish Council chairman Jeff Haydock and trading standards’ Ed Culshaw below one of the signs

1:23pm Friday 18th December 2009

A VILLAGE where an 89-year-old war veteran was viciously beaten by burglars has become the county’s biggest No Cold Calling Zone.

Arrest in connection with Pendle war veteran robbery

Lancashire Telegraph: BADLY BEATEN : Bob Schofield

4:55pm Monday 26th October 2009

A MAN has been arrested in connection with the brutal assault and robbery of an 89-year-old Pendle war veteran almost a year ago.

Paw-fect result as Pendle couple's hound is found 50 miles away

Lancashire Telegraph: HAPPY TAIL: Jean and Midge reunited

9:11am Friday 16th October 2009

A MUCH-LOVED dog was reunited with her owners - after being found 50 miles away from home.

Pendle country pub lands tasty reward

Lancashire Telegraph: PRIDE OF PLACE: David and Jean Whiteside celebrate their Les Routiers award with staff looking on

5:06pm Thursday 20th August 2009

A RURAL Pendle watering hole is celebrating a prestigious award in recognition of its tasty ‘gastro pub’-type cuisine.

Door-to-door salesmen banned from Pendle village

Lancashire Telegraph: Door-to-door salesmen banned from Pendle village

8:00am Tuesday 23rd June 2009

DOOR-to-door sales firms are being warned to keep out of the village where an 89-year-old war veteran was repeatedly beaten by burglars.

Wife of battered Salterforth veteran dies aged 89

Lancashire Telegraph: BADLY BEATEN : Bob Schofield

5:26pm Tuesday 21st April 2009

THE wife of an 89-year-old war veteran savagely beaten by burglars has died less than six months after the attack.

£70,000 for work round the ‘fringes’ of Pendle

3:00pm Friday 10th April 2009

A RURAL part of Pendle has received a welcome boost after £70,000 worth of funding was agreed to aid a range schemes.

Almost half a million support Salterforth war veteran

9:00pm Tuesday 31st March 2009

ALMOST half a million people from across world have joined online groups in support of an 89-year-old war veteran who was battered by burglars.

Big response to BBC appeal for attack on Salterforth couple

Lancashire Telegraph: HORROR ATTACK: Information from the calls may help police catch the vicious attackers of war veteran Bob Schofield

5:14pm Friday 27th February 2009

ALMOST 200 calls have been received following an appeal on TV programme Crimewatch into the savage beating of an 89-year-old war veteran.

Salterforth war veteran speaks for first time about horror attack

Lancashire Telegraph: BADLY BEATEN : Bob Schofield

7:40am Thursday 26th February 2009

A WAR hero battered by burglars at his quiet village home has spoken for the first time about his ordeal.

East Lancs brothers jailed for total of 25 years for sex attacks

Lancashire Telegraph: JAILED: Bertram Hughes

12:52pm Friday 20th February 2009

A PAIR of brothers have been jailed for a total of 25 years for sex attacks.

Brutal Salterforth attack recreated by Crimewatch actors

Lancashire Telegraph: APPEAL: Actors recreate the brutal attack on pensioner Bob Schofield at the scene of the incident in Salterforth for the BBC’s Crimewatch programme

10:28am Wednesday 18th February 2009

A CAMERA crew from TV programme Crimewatch has visited a Pendle village where an 89-year-old war veteran was savagely beaten.

Crimewatch appeal after savage beating of Salterforth war veteran

Lancashire Telegraph: new appeal: A picture of Bob Schofield and the facial injuries he suffered during the raid on his home was released by police

7:30pm Friday 13th February 2009

DETECTIVES investigating the savage beating of an 89-year-old war veteran have turned to national TV in a bid to catch those responsible.

Battered veteran back at Salterforth home for Christmas

Lancashire Telegraph: FLASHBACK: Bob Schofield’s injuries

9:30pm Friday 19th December 2008

AN 89-year-old war veteran who was battered by burglars recovered enough in time to spend Christmas with his family.

Family's torment after brutal attack on Salterforth man, 89

Lancashire Telegraph: PLEA: John and Dee Schofield at Nelson police station appeal for help finding Bob Schofield’s vicious attackers

4:55pm Friday 28th November 2008

THE SON and daughter-in-law of an 89-year-old war veteran battered by burglars said the incident has turned their world ‘upside down’ as a fresh appeal was made for information.

Driver in Salterforth car crash cut free

5:10pm Thursday 20th November 2008

A man needed hospital treatment after he was cut free from his car when he crashed into a tree in Salterforth.

Pendle war veteran's family issue thanks to public for messages of support

Lancashire Telegraph: NAVAL SERVICE: Bob Schofield

12:30pm Saturday 15th November 2008

THE family of a war veteran brutally beaten by burglars in his own home have thanked the public for their messages of support.

Probe into Blackpool door-to-sales firm over Pendle war veteran attack

Lancashire Telegraph:  Royal Navy veteran Bob Schofield

9:30am Saturday 15th November 2008

UPDATED A DOOR-to-door sales firm is at the centre of the police probe into the brutal attack on an 89-year-old war veteran, it has emerged.

16 men arrested over burglary and attack of Pendle war veteran

Lancashire Telegraph:  Royal Navy veteran Bob Schofield

11:06am Friday 14th November 2008

SIXTEEN men have been arrested in connection with the brutal assault and burglary of an 89-year-old war veteran.

Family's shock over Pendle war veteran's beating

Lancashire Telegraph: eter King, who found his aunt and uncle lying covered in blood at their home in Salterforth

4:33pm Wednesday 12th November 2008

THE family of an 89-year-old war veteran who was repeatedly beaten by burglars have labelled his attackers ‘scum'.

Pendle war veteran, 89, attacked by burglars in his home

Lancashire Telegraph:  Royal Navy veteran Bob Schofield

9:30pm Tuesday 11th November 2008

UPDATE Police investigating a vicious attack on a war veteran as he fought to protect his wife from burglars hope this photograph of his injuries will lead them to his attacker.

Violent attack on Pendle war veteran shocks neighbours

Lancashire Telegraph: SHOCK: School head teacher Helena Dunsdon

5:30pm Tuesday 11th November 2008

MEMBERS of the community in Salterforth said they were ‘disgusted’ by the attack on Royal Navy veteran Bob Schofield and called on police to catch the offenders.

Salterforth pupils given lesson in law

Lancashire Telegraph: Salterforth pupils given lesson in law

12:38pm Tuesday 28th October 2008

CHILDREN from a school acted out a hearing in a real courtroom as part of a scheme to learn about the justice system.

£28k haul is taken from Salterforth farm

3:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2008

Equipment and vehicles worth £28,000 have been stolen from a farm.

Salterforth can keep phone box - at a price

Lancashire Telegraph: Salterforth fights to save ‘quintessentially English’ phone box

3:30pm Thursday 28th August 2008

RESIDENTS in a Pendle village may have to pay extra council tax if they are to save their traditional red phone kiosk.


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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