Woman jailed over death of Boundary Mill founder

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:54am Monday 1st September 2014

A WOMAN has been jailed for three years after causing the death of Tom Bannister, whose family founded the Boundary Mill retail chain in Colne.

County health chief challenges Pendle MP on NHS

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: County Coun Azhar Ali

4:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

HEALTH chief Azhar Ali has challenged Pendle’s MP to a public debate on the NHS.

Nelson care home gets good report

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Plan to boose cancer drugs fund gets Pendle MP's welcome

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson helps resolve safety concern

4:44pm Monday 1st September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will boost the Cancer Drugs Fund by £160m in the next two years.

Memories of Rolling Stones' Pendle gigs rekindled

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The Rolling Stones when they performed in Bradford in 1964 at the Gaumont Theatre

9:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A LIFELONG Rolling Stones fan is appealing for information about the band's two gigs in Pendle to ensure memories will 'not fade away'.

Demolition of Brierfield units urged as firefighters find gas cylinders

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

10:05am Friday 29th August 2014

SEVERAL garage owners in Brierfield are set to be asked to move out amid fears that the complex is a ‘major explosion’ risk.

Colne family firm selected for business awards finals

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:02pm Friday 29th August 2014

FAMILY firm Text Styles, based in Albert Road, Colne, has been named as a finalist in the 2014 E3 Business Awards.

Pendle pilot scheme to boost ambulance responses

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: East Lancashire's critical care patients at risk following ambulance figures

2:01pm Friday 29th August 2014

PENDLE could become part of a new North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) project to improve response times in rural areas.

End support for Israel, say Pendle twinning group

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE Pendle Palestine Twinning group is calling on the Government to end its support for Israel over the Gaza conflict.

Barrowford Morrisons’ mini store bid sparks plans row

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: BANNED: Morrisons has had an advert for its burgers barred

5:20pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A ROW has broken out over the opening of a supermarket in Barrowford.

Designers invited each month to showcase their work in Pendle

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

5:22pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A YOUNG interior design specialist from Pendle is determined to help fellow creative types get ahead with a new showcase.

Pendle MP hits out at hoax websites

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson helps resolve safety concern

5:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has spoken out about hoax websites that are made to look like official government sites, stating that a number of Pendle residents have fallen victim to the scam.

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

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

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.

HISTORY: Catholic East Lancs school appoints first Muslim head boy

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

10:50am Wednesday 27th August 2014

JAMAAL Iqbal is only 15 but he’s set to make history when he returns to his school in September – as its first ever Muslim head boy.

VIDEO: Probe launched after fire at Nelson flat

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

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.

Storm blows up over Fence wind farm

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Campaigners in Pencombe are fighting plans for a large wind turbine in the village.

4:40pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FEARS greenbelt land could be ‘spoiled’ forever have been voiced after plans to erect two wind turbines has been submitted to Pendle Council.

First World War book compiled using letters from Barnoldswick soldier

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: There will be a display of First World War memorabilia at Breinton Village Hall on Sunday.

3:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

A BOOK exploring the social life of soldiers on the front line in the First World War has been compiled through letters written by a former Barnoldswick man.

25th Colne blues festival a big hit

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

11:04am Monday 25th August 2014

THE crowds poured into Colne at the weekend as the town partied like never before to celebrate the 25th running of the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival.

People urged to stop dumping food in Pendle park

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after Blacko crash

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Councillor probes accident tragedy after woman, 28, dies in car smash

1:45pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been airlifted to hospital with serious leg and neck injuries after a crash in Blacko.

Colne residents receive apology after complaining about abattoir

11:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

RESIDENTS who kicked up a stink about a 'disgusting smell' from an abattoir in Colne have received an apology from bosses.

Colne factory worker knocked out after single punch

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Burnley Crown Court

9:12am Sunday 24th August 2014

A FACTORY worker who knocked a man unconscious with a single punch outside an East Lancashire pub has been warned that the consequences could have been fatal.

Emergency services called after man spotted in Nelson canal

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

8:47pm Friday 22nd August 2014

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

Hunt for owner of mystery pet that sleeps on Barnoldswick 'beach'

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

AN appeal has been made to find the owner of a black cat found living on a 'beach' in Barnoldswick town centre.

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

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

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

Friend’s fundraising drive to aid Colne cancer girl’s family

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:59pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A LOYAL friend is raising money to send a little girl who has battled cancer and her mum on a dream holiday.

Man dies after Morrisons car park smash

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

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.

East Lancs carer allegedly put plastic bag over dementia sufferer’s head, court told

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CARER at a Colne home allegedly put a plastic bag over an elderly dementia sufferer’s head as the pensioner sat on the toilet, a jury was told.

Cash cut puts Earby mining museum on the brink

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:42pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

SUPPORTERS of the Yorkshire Dales Mining Museum at Earby fear it will close and its unique collection scattered following the ending of an annual grant.

Nelson Daisy chief set for £466m takeover bid

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Thieves target Colne Market

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

11:40am Monday 18th August 2014

CALLOUS thieves have broken into Colne Market and stolen charity collection boxes for the Poppy Appeal and Help for Heroes.

Former Nelson student is a top ranking legal officer in the Army

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

8:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A FORMER Nelson and Colne College student who just scraped into further education after getting only four GCSE’s is now a top ranking legal officer in the Army.

Thieves target Colne market

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

7:03pm Saturday 16th August 2014

CALLOUS thieves have broken into Colne Market overnight, making off with Poppy Appeal and Help for Heroes charity boxes.

Manslaughter case dropped in connection death crash

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: BIG BOOST  Boundary Mill

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THE driver of a Range Rover involved in a crash leading to the death of the son of the founders of the Boundary Mill retail chain will no longer face a charge of manslaughter.

Nelson man who fled to Spain jailed for 16 years

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Pendle student wins zoo’s ‘seal’ of approval

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:32pm Friday 15th August 2014

AN aspiring Pendle vet has used her summer break to take a walk on the wild side after she landed a work placement at Blackpool Zoo.

New and improved cricket facilities launched at Swinden site

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:10pm Thursday 14th August 2014

PENDLE’S cricketers are set to be bowled over by the new and improved cricket wicket in Nelson.

8am Nelson Morrisons store opening ‘to suit shoppers’

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:14pm Thursday 14th August 2014

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

Cash approved for research into producing community’s power from water landmark

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: St Albans couple 'furious' after paying hundreds of pounds towards neighbours' electricity bill

3:10pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A WEIR in Colne could be used to generate electricity after a community group received funding for a feasibility study.

Banned Nelson dog a family pet

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

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

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Pendle MP gets pizza the action

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Andrew Stephenson

8:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Say cheese!

Nelson charity’s urgent plea for more Gaza aid

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Finish our road before building more houses, say angry East Lancs residents

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

RESIDENTS who have been living on an ‘unfinished’ road for seven years are angry that Pendle Council has granted planning permission for another housing development next to their homes.

Anger as Fence play area ripped up

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:34pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A POPULAR children’s playground that was due to be upgraded has been demolished, despite there not being enough funds to replace it yet.

Brother of M65 death crash victim hit by devastating flood

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

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.

East Lancs brother hopes to raise cash at cricket match as thank-you to donor trust

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

4:20pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE brother of an ex-Barnoldswick cricketer has organised a charity cricket tournament to raise money for the trust that has enabled his brother to have two stem cell transplants.

Day fit for heroes

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:14pm Monday 4th August 2014

DOZENS of people marched through the streets of Colne this weekend to honour the lives lost in the First World War.


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