VIDEO: Pendle residents blast late-night Asian wedding firework displays

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

10:51am Tuesday 16th September 2014

RESIDENTS have complained about fireworks being set off late at night to celebrate Asian weddings in Pendle.

Award hopefuls aim to make sweet music at Colne Municipal Hall

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

FOUR of Pendle’s most talented young musicians are set to take to the stage to compete for a share of a £12,500 bursary.

Royal Mail earns Pendle MP’s plaudits

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

3:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson praised the Royal Mail after they delivered a target-beating performance in the BB postcode area in the first quarter of 2014/15.

Nelson shop worker caught with haul of counterfeit tobacco

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Pendle forum ready to examine ‘Tour de France’ effect

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Tour De France cyclists at the bottom of Beamsley Hill

2:43pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

LANCASHIRE County Council’s ‘Pendle Three Tier Forum’ meets tonight at 6.30pm at Colne Town Hall on Albert Road.

Prolific East Lancs thief caught caught red-handed stripping lead from roofs

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Police warning after thefts in car parks

12:19pm Monday 15th September 2014

A PROLIFIC thief caught red-handed stripping lead from the roofs of two businesses – once on camera – was trying to fund his £10,000-a-year heroin habit, a court heard.

East Lancs great-gran marks 100th birthday

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

A COMMUNITY stalwart has celebrated her 100th birthday.

East Lancs charity offers chance to turn lives around

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:35pm Monday 15th September 2014

FOR people who are homeless, the thought of living out on the street as winter approaches is a frightening prospect.

Nelson man ‘at bottom of drug chain’ arrested

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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.

Barnoldswick school has expansion plans

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Image for DNA Builders

8:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A CATHOLIC primary school in West Craven has submitted plans to build extra classrooms.

Pendle Council wants parish councils to take over services

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Councillor Joe Cooney

3:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs in Pendle want town and parish councils to take over a host of services and facilities to save money.

Nelson pupil celebrates 'best SATs result'

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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

UPDATE: Hundreds of Colne homes and businesses without water

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: File photo dated 12/08/08 of a dripping tap as hard-pressed households could be given help to cope with water bills, Downing Street has indicated in the latest political row about the rising cost of living. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday Nove

12:40pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A SCHOOL was forced to close as hundreds of homes and premises in Colne had their water supplies cut off or suffered pressure problems.

Family heartbreak after dog killed in Colne hit-and-run

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:38am Friday 12th September 2014

A FAMILY has been left heart-broken after their pet dog was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Colne.

£250,000 drugs seized in East Lancs raid

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:19am Thursday 11th September 2014

CANNABIS worth an estimated £250,000 was seized by police who swooped on a house in Nelson.

Colne mum grateful for support during daughter’s tumour ordeal

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:41pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE mother of a Colne teenager who was diagnosed with a brain tumour completed the Great North Run to raise money for the charity which looked after them.

Colne baby died of natural cause, inquest told

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

1:02pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A SIX-day-old baby died after inheriting a rare genetic condition which meant his body could not break down fatty acids to give his body energy, an inquest heard.

Pendle MP backs latest pensions campaign

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

2:10pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has led calls in Parliament for pensioners to have a fair and active life.

Cannabis and drink complaints lead to new Barnoldswick police patrols

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:10pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A COMMUNITY garden where groups of young men have been seen drinking and smoking cannabis is being patrolled by police after residents and councillors raised concerns.

Pendle MP encourages early cancer diagnosis

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

1:44pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has highlighted the importance of improving earlier cancer diagnosis as a means of increasing one-year cancer survival.

Rail group in pledge over restoring Pendle route

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: ON TRACK: Future of region's rail network under discussion

2:41pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A CAMPAIGN to restore the rail link between Pendle and North Yorkshire has received an unexpected boost in Parliament.

Legendary singer Joan Armatrading flying solo in Colne

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:40pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

LEGENDARY singer songwriter Joan Armatrading is set to appear at The Muni in Colne on Saturday, September 27 as part of her first ever solo world tour.

Pendle MP urges residents to get free blood pressure check

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: ANDREW STEPHENSON

1:40pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson is urging residents to get a free blood pressure check as part of Blood Pressure UK’s ‘Know Your Number’ Week starting next Monday.

Solution in sight for Nelson eyesore site

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

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’.

Barnoldswick town centre sand attraction hailed a success

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:10pm Monday 8th September 2014

AN inland beach which has attracted around 10,000 people has been hailed a huge success.

Colne's last bowling green spared the axe

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Alkincoats Park and Holt House fields is the venue for the proposed races

3:11pm Sunday 7th September 2014

THE last remaining bowling green in Colne has been saved after a heartfelt plea from a dad who set up a bowling academy after his son died tragically at the age of 23.

Colne schoolgirl hailed a hero for saving swimmer, 9, from drowning

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:30pm Saturday 6th September 2014

A SCHOOLGIRL has been hailed a hero after she saved a nine-year-old girl from drowning at a Spanish resort.

Pendle MP backs Kelbrook sepsis survivor's cause

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

8:30pm Saturday 6th September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson attended a reception at the Palace of Westminster to show his support for efforts to tackle the relatively unknown illness sepsis, which claims the lives of 37,000 people every year in the UK.

Police hunt fare dodger who attacked Barnoldswick train conductor

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

7:30pm Saturday 6th September 2014

POLICE are hunting a fare dodger who attacked a train conductor from Barnoldswick.

Former Barnoldswick soldier on the run to aid blind veterans

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:43pm Friday 5th September 2014

AN ex-soldier is preparing for a half-marathon to help a charity for blind veterans.

Pendle ‘sculpture swap’ will mark 40th milestone

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:40pm Friday 5th September 2014

UNIQUE sculptures celebrating links between Pendle and its twin town in France are set to be exchanged to celebrate the borough’s 40th birthday.

Pendle MP wants OAPs to have a ‘full life’

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: ANDREW STEPHENSON

3:30pm Friday 5th September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has led calls in Parliament for pensioners to have a fair and active life.

Colne man facing heroin dealing charges

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Heroin imported into the UK and Europe using concealments within suitcases, books and clothing.

3:24pm Friday 5th September 2014

AN alleged heroin street dealer will have his case heard at Burnley Crown Court.

Police in bid to catch Colne hoax callers on camera

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

CAMERAS are set to be installed in two phone boxes after a string of hoax calls were made to the emergency services from children.

Delays warning for Barrowford roadworks

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: ROADWORKS: Hagley residents are facing six months of roadworks in their village. SP

2:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

ROADworks will start in the centre of Barrowford on Monday and last for around six weeks.

Councillors waive rules to let Nelson beauty parlour owner use bigger premises

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 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

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

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.

Man breaks arm after rush-hour car and scooter crash

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

12:58pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A MAN was airlifted to hospital after a collision between a scooter and a Ford Ka in Colne Road, near the Old Stone Trough at Barnoldswick.

Revamped Nelson homes ‘a target for burglars’

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

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.

Leaking Brierfield church pins hopes on lotto fund

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

5:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BRIERFIELD Methodist Church is pinning its hopes on money from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for essential repairs.

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.

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.

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.

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.






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