Here is a round of planning applications submitted to or accepted by Pendle Council, including an application to convert a working men's club into a sofa upholstery shop.

Some of the applications have been submitted while one application has been accepted. 

Lancashire Furniture Nelson submitted a planning application to set up a shop in the former Palatine Working Men’s Club on Norfolk Street, Nelson.

Lancashire Telegraph: A view of the former club on Norfolk Street in NelsonA view of the former club on Norfolk Street in Nelson

The application was received in March and the shop, should the application be accepted, would employ eight members of staff.

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In the plans, there are proposals for a packing and upholstery area on the ground floor, along with staff canteen, office and toilets, with the first floor being reserved for a material cutting and sewing area, with break room and additional toilet facilities, as well as a storage area and another office.

Anyone wishing to comment on the application is asked to do so by May 5.

An application has been submitted by Cura Living, a Blackburn based company which supports children with needs including autism, asperges and ADHD, to change the use of a property to use as a children’s care home.

Lancashire Telegraph: Cavendish Street, Barnoldswick. Photo credit: Google Street ViewCavendish Street, Barnoldswick. Photo credit: Google Street View

The property, 20 Cavendish Street, Barnoldswick, will have four bedrooms, a living space, bathrooms, an office and a kitchen.

Local residents have until May 4 should they wish to make comment on the planning application.

One application, which was submitted on November 11 by Mitie, an energy services company, was for the felling to ground level of silver birch trees which were interfering with the gas holder on Junction Street in Brierfield.

The application also sought to cut back a Willow Crown Lift to three meters, to give a clearance of two metres to the substation as the tree was touching the building.

Lancashire Telegraph: The gas holder on Junction Street, BrierfieldThe gas holder on Junction Street, Brierfield

They also asked to fell a Willow tree which was interfering with the gas holder.

The application submitted also sought permission to cut back a Willow tree to give two meters clearance from streetlights and phone cables, as well as cutting back a number more trees to give two meters clearance from a building which they are currently touching.

In total, Mitie were looking to fell or cut back a total of 17 trees close to the gas holder.

The application was accepted as prior approval was not required.

Lancashire Telegraph: Keighley Road, Colne.Keighley Road, Colne.

Dave Shaw has submitted an application to build an agricultural storage building and hard standing vehicle parking on part of a field to the north of Spring Mount, Keighley Road, Colne.

Locals have until May 10 to comment on the planning application which was submitted by Mr Shaw on February 9.