Pendle MP urges households to get energy savings

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Andrew Stephenson

4:50pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson wants residents to take up energy-efficiency improvements on their home with the Green Deal.

Nelson school ‘is answering demand to improve’

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Drop in the jobless total welcomed by Pendle MP

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

4:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed new unemployment figures for June 2014 that show the number of unemployed people in Pendle is falling.

‘No plans’ to extend popular Pendle faith school

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Lyle Davy, 18, wins Barnoldswick's Coates ward for the Conservatives

4:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DESPITE requests from the Pendle MP, a local councillor and headteacher, St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Barnoldswick will not be allowed to expand.

Children shine in Barrowford talent show

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Barrowford's Got Talent, Barrowford Primary School, Barrowford.

6:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

PRIMARY school children showed off their skills in a special end-of-year talent show.

Residents concerned over Colne shop's alcohol plans

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Atkinson was three-and-a-half times over the alcohol limit when he took his grandma's car.

5:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

PLANS to sell alcohol from a new shop in an empty garage site in Colne are being opposed by neighbours over fears it would fuel anti social behaviour.

Jury considers verdicts over alleged murder of former Pendle schoolgirl

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Serving police officer cleared of raping a schoolgirl

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

THE jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering a former Pendle schoolgirl will resume deliberations tomorrow.

PC dragged Pendle colleague to safety during shooting, jury told

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Minister launches £4m Colne health centre

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

HEALTH Minister Dan Poulter officially launched the new £4million state-of-the-art Colne Health Centre yesterday.

East Lancs police officer ‘shot on her sixth shift’

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A POLICE officer from Pendle who suffered serious injuries when she was shot as she answered a routine call has told a jury she was only on her sixth shift as a 'frontline officer' when it happened.

‘Land buy-out’ idea to beat developers in Colne

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:11pm Friday 18th July 2014

A CAMPAIGN group fighting plans to build housing on green land in Colne is looking at new ways to beat developers.

East Lancs police officer blasted with sawn-off shotgun, court told

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A POLICE officer from Pendle was blasted with a sawn-off shotgun leaving her hand a ‘bloody and tangled mess’, a court heard.

Cycle fanatics beat the rain for Colne Grand Prix

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

HUNDREDS of cycling fans saw the rain clouds scatter as they witnessed elite cyclists compete in the Colne Grand Prix last night.

Centenary events put Colne on war footing

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:51pm Thursday 17th July 2014

VISITORS to Colne could be forgiven for thinking they have been transported back to 1914 after dozens of old posters have appeared across the town centre.

Woman taken to hospital after two-car smash in Colne

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:56am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after a crash in Burnley Road, Colne, yesterday.

‘Nazi jibe’ complaint after Pendle councillor clash

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Lyle Davy, 18, wins Barnoldswick's Coates ward for the Conservatives

2:40pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A TEENAGE councillor has accused an East Lancashire political veteran of comparing the actions of Pendle Tories to ‘Nazi Germany’ or ‘Stalinist Russia’.

UPDATE: Teen arrested after East Lancs mum wakes to find intruder exposing himself in bedroom

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

4:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A 19-YEAR-OLD man from Colne has been arrested on suspicion of trespass with intent to commit a sexual offence after a woman woke up to find a man in her bedroom.

Outrage as burglars kick in Brierfield church doors

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

4:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

THIEVES smashed their way into a church and stole the proceeds of a jumble sale.

Volunteers help create ‘a great place to chill out’ on former Nelson commemoration land

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:52pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

AN abandoned war memorial site in Nelson has been given a makeover thanks to a community group.

UPDATE: Elderly man taken to hospital after four car smash in Colne

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:00am Monday 14th July 2014

A PENSIONER was in hospital last night after a four-car collision caused chaos on a busy road in Colne.

Colne couple toasting energy drinks success

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:52pm Monday 14th July 2014

A COUPLE from Colne are taking on energy drinks giants such as Red Bull after launching their own brand.

Pendle MP backs plea for organ donors

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

3:30pm Monday 14th July 2014

NEW figures show that just 45 per cent of families agree to organ donation going ahead if they are unaware of their decesased loved one’s decision to be a donor but this figure rises to 95 per cent when they know the decision.

Man’s trial on Nelson police officer shooting charge

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Fears over plans to axe sergeant's post in Barnoldswick

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Concern raised over Barnoldswick footpath closure

7:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

COUNCILLORS have spoken out against the possible loss of a police sergeant's post in Barnoldswick.

Clarets star gives young fan a season ticket in surprise visit

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Tesco workers have thanked Danny Ings for his act of kindness

6:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

DANNY Ings will be forking out for a Clarets’ season tickets after losing a computer game to a young cancer sufferer.

Police raid Brierfield houses in drugs swoop

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Police Easter campaign to stamp out crime

5:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

POLICE carried out dawn raids on three houses in Brierfield yesterday.

Police called to Nelson street after reports of man with firearm

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Pendle cycle firm reaches for the skies

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Hope Technology co-owner Ian Weatherill wants to build a velodrome

9:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

AN EAST Lancashire firm is reaching for the skies after having two hot air balloons designed in their colours.

Barnoldswick students win Winston Churchill speaking contest

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Winston Churchill

8:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

A TEAM of Barnoldswick students have won a Winston Churchill public speaking competition.

5,900 people in East Lancs may have diabetes but don't know it

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: IN THE PICTURE: Hywel Dda Health Board has won an X-PERT Health for its patient education sessions which help county residents living with diabetes.

2:08pm Saturday 12th July 2014

NEARLY 100 people were found to be at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes during a healthy lifestyle roadshow in Burnley.

Funds cut sparks row over rural attractions in Lancashire

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Councillor Paul White said the decision is 'down to individuals'

2:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

Lancashire County Council has been slammed over plans to cut funding for Countryside Access.

Family and friends mourn extrovert Nelson barber Godfrey Eyre

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

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

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Former East Lancs councillor told to pay back £144k crime gains or be jailed

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

A FORMER Pendle councillor must pay back £144,000 by a proceeds of crime hearing in six months or he will be jailed.

Banned Nelson danger driver in jail again

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

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.

Gas cyclinders were in Brierfield garage torched by yobs

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:10pm Thursday 10th July 2014

ARSONISTS torched a garage containing three gas cylinders in Brierfield.

Nelson driving menace spared jail as it ‘does not affect him’

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Barnoldswick bus service back after councillor intervenes

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Lyle Davy, 18, wins Barnoldswick's Coates ward for the Conservatives

3:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A BARNOLDSWICK bus service has been restored and service to the south of the town restarted yesterday.

Britain in Bloom judges check out Barnoldswick

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:57pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

JUDGES from the regional Britain in Bloom initiative visited Barnoldswick yesterday and were impressed by the town’s beautiful flower displays.

Colne FC mourns one of its founders

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:59pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to one of the founders of Colne FC who has died aged 88.

Pendle festival expects record number of ramblers

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:40pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE UK’s largest free walking festival is set to return to Pendle in August and organisers are hoping to attract more ramblers than ever.

Fort Vale sponsors young race before Colne Grand Prix

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:30pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THERE is a new headline sponsor for the race for budding riders before the annual Colne Grand Prix.

Barnoldswick hopes to clean up with awards in bloom

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:24pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE streets of Barnoldswick were hoovered by volunteers who are hoping to 'blow away' the competition in this year's Britain in Bloom.

Man taken to hospital with serious head injuries after Nelson accident

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Inner Wheel Club of Noyna appoints new president

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:50pm Monday 7th July 2014

A NEW president has taken over the reins at a women’s club which raises funds for good causes.

Work on Barnoldswick bank after Pendle MP’s call

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

1:41pm Monday 7th July 2014

A DANGEROUS grass bank in Barnoldswick has been made safer after MP Andrew Stephenson raised the long-running issue with Pendle Council.

Meter mast boost for Colne FC

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:46pm Monday 7th July 2014

A NEW system to roll out ‘smart’ electricity and gas meters – backed by the government – could be about to benefit a non-league football club in Pendle.

Pendle club linking games with a religious message

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:40pm Monday 7th July 2014

ANDREW Roberts is a man on a mission.








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