Kitchen ‘severely damaged’ after Colne fire

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Fire fighters rescue locked-out resident

9:42am Thursday 17th April 2014

A KITCHEN was ‘severely damaged’ after a fire in Colne this morning.

They’re bullying us out, claims Pendle pizza shop boss

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Al Pacino’s in Colne

4:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A PIZZA shop owner claims he is being ‘bullied’ out of his current base after 11 years serving customers in Colne.

East Lancs benefit cheat in Tunisia

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Hard cash: Building sell off backed by Worcestershire County Council

4:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A COLNE mum-of-one benefits cheat had gone to live in Tunisia, a court heard.

Molesting East Lancs roofer jailed for four years

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Kenneth Ridehalgh

11:59am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A ROOFER who molested two girls under the age of 16 has been jailed for four years.

Colne mill to make way for discount store and pub

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The derelict Glen Mill, in North Valley Road, which is to be knocked down to make way for the new store and pub

11:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A DERELICT mill is to be knocked down to make way for a discount food store and a new pub.

Nelson day centre gets rebirth after £150K makeover

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: County Coun Mohammed Iqbal (Brierfield and Nelson North) cuts the ribbon surrounded by service users and staff

1:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A DAY centre for people with learning and physical disabilities has reopened – just over a year after it was controversially shut down.

St George’s Day celebrations under threat in Barnoldswick

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: St George’s Day British Craft Market and George and the Dragon Fun

12:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

URGENT talks are taking place to ensure controversial road closure measures will not skewer Barnoldswick’s St George’s Day celebrations.

Controversial Boundary Mill plans in Colne given go ahead

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Controversial Boundary Mill plans in Colne given go ahead

7:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans by Boundary Mill to build a garden centre next to their current site in Colne have been given the go ahead.

Drunk Colne girl poured cider on taxi driver

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: taxi-limit.jpg

9:57am Friday 11th April 2014

A DRUNKEN teenager who repeatedly abused a taxi driver in a pre-Christmas outburst was slammed as ‘rather common’ by a judge – who said her ‘revolting’ behaviour was ‘the sort you see on rather cheap TV programmes’.

Bid to make Brierfield Mill a major destination in the North West

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Danny Alexander (second left), Chief Secretary to the Treasury, is one of three senior ministers to have recently visited Brierfield Mill,

4:04pm Friday 11th April 2014

PENDLE Council is continuing to press its case to the Government for investment in ambitious plans to transform Brierfield Mill.

Nelson man hit love rival with fencepost

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Kraig Mellor, who has started a five year jail term

5:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A VICIOUS thug who set about his love rial with a fencepost after invading a house in Nelson in the early hours, has been locked up for five years.

Traffic fear over homes plan behind Foulridge vicarage

1:20pm Thursday 10th April 2014

NINE new houses could be built behind a picturesque countryside vicarage, if councillors approve plans.

Colne accountant follows in tyre tracks of Jeremy Clarkson

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Dan Woods with a Volvo XC60 for review

12:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A TRAINEE chartered accountant is following in the tyre tracks of Jeremy Clarkson after deciding to prove the outspoken Top Gear presenter wrong.

Nelson nurse accused of searching for child porn

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Figures released following freedom of information request

12:02pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A FORMER East Lancashire nurse has been accused by his professional watchdog of searching for indecent images of children online while he worked for a learning disability unit — despite being cleared by a crown court jury.

Euro MP to give talk on visit to Middle East on Nelson

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Chris Davies MEP

5:14pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A LIB Dem Euro MP will be in Pendle this weekend to talk about his visit to Israel and Palestine.

Barrowford footpath to be diverted away from garden

5:12pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A FOOTPATH in Barrowford is set to be diverted to avoid going near the garden of a house with an electric fence set up.

Colne students raised £535 for Sport Relief

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: In Brief

5:11pm Thursday 10th April 2014

STUDENTS from Colne Primet Academy have raised £535 for Sport Relief.

Barrowford supermarket wants longer opening hours

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Morrisons launch home shopping service

5:09pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A SUPERMARKET set to open in Barrowford is seeking to extend its opening hours.

Pendle MP welcomes action on nuisance calls

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Andrew Stephenson

4:56pm Thursday 10th April 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed news the Government is taking action to tackle nuisance calls.

Poorly child left home alone in Nelson

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Dead body discovered in quarry

3:10pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A POORLY little boy left home alone in Nelson by his father was found by a police community support officer who discovered the back door wide open, a court heard.

Cash boost for Colne friends group

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

1:47pm Thursday 10th April 2014

PENDLE County Coun Paul White has provided a £500 grant to the Friends of Favordale.

80-year-old from Barrowford who jumped to her death from a motorway bridge feared she was 'becoming a burden'

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Rosemary Carr left a letter asking for forgiveness

1:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A PENSIONER who died when she jumped off a motorway bridge feared she was ‘becoming a burden’ to her husband, an inquest heard.

Campaigners celebrate after a zebra crossing is installed near a children's play area in Nelson

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: From left: Tim Horsley, locality lead for Nelson; James Booth, chair of Southfield Area Residents' Association; County councillor Azhar Ali; and Audrey Gatwater, locality and policy support officer for Pendle.

7:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A ZEBRA crossing has been installed near a children’s play area after a long-running community campaign.

Disruptive passengers blamed for Colne to Blackpool South train delay

12:50pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A TRAIN from Colne to Blackpool South was delayed in Nelson by 15 minutes on Monday.

£20,000 donation paid to Conservatives by firm at the middle of a controversial garden centre bid

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: An artist's impression of the store extension

12:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

LABOUR councillors have questioned whether their Conservative opponents are in a position to rule on a controversial garden centre bid, promising 300 jobs, after the local party received a £20,000 donation from the applicant.

Lancashire's first female town crier celebrates a decade in the role

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Eliza with her European trophy

10:30am Wednesday 9th April 2014

OYEZ! Oyez!

Colne gardners to compete for top honours in horticultural show

2:10pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

KEEN gardeners in Colne will be competing for top honours under the eagle-eye of horticultural experts on Saturday.

End to watercourses contract 'won't increase risk of flooding' says Environment Agency

2:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

PENDLE councillor David Whipp has backed calls for a meeting over the Environment Agency’s decision to end a contract with the council.

Nelson and Colne students' shoes to go on display in London

1:50pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

STUDENTS at Nelson and Colne College have made shoes from cardboard and gaffa tape that will go on display in London.

Houses are planned for a former Reedley sports ground

2:30pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

HOUSING could be built on the former Lucas Sports Ground in Reedley after plans for the work were submitted.

Nelson drug dealer warned he faces jail

12:30pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

ARSHAD Hafeez, 45, of Brier Crescent, Nelson, could be facing jail, after admitting possessing cannabis with intent to supply, last Jane 10, at Burnley Crown Court.

Nelson drug dealers to be sentenced

10:50am Wednesday 9th April 2014

TWO people admitted possessing cannabis with intent to supply, at Burnley Crown Court.

Barnoldswick choir launch search for new talent

2:20pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

MUSIC lovers are being urged to ‘keep calm and sing on’ as a Pendle collective is on the look-out for fresh talent.

Playgroup on offer for Earby youngsters under the age of nine

4:24pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

THE Little Rascals playgroup for children under nine takes place every Thursday, from 10.30am to midday, at the New Road Community Centre, Earby.

Nelson tai chi group on offer

4:23pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A TAI chi group takes place at the Grassroots Centre, at St Philip’s Church, in Leeds Road, Nelson, every Tuesday from 1.30 to 2.30pm. The group is for all abilities and costs £2.50.

Live music planned for Barnoldswick

4:23pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

RED Rain, a piano and vocal duo covering the likes of Bruno Mars, Al Green and John Legend, will perform live and unplugged at the Cellar Bar in Rainhall Road, Barnoldswick on Friday from 8.30pm.

Lidl plans in Colne to be discussed

4:22pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A SCHEME to transform a mill in Colne into a Lidl supermarket and Marston’s pub will be discussed tomorrow by councillors. Plans to transform Glen Mill are recommended for approval by council planners.

New pet store to open in Barnoldswick

4:21pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

FUR and Feather, a new store offering a range of feeds and supplies for pets, equestrian and poultry, along with fishing goods, is set to open in the former Heaps of Tackle store in Rainhall Road, Barnoldswick.

Measures to combat bad driving in Barnoldswick delayed

4:21pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

PLANS to install ramps and bollards in Victory Park, Barnoldswick, to combat vehicles causing a nuisance in the area have been put on hold. Complaints have fallen since police warned drivers they could have their vehicles seized.

Spring fair to be held at senior citizens' centre in Barnoldswick on Saturday

4:08pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A SPRING fair, featuring a raffle and tombola, will be held at the Frank Street senior citizens’ centre in Barnoldswick this Saturday. Entry 50p and lunches served from 11.45am.

Colne woman's £2 pot fetches £4k

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Helen with Paul Martin and James Lewis at the auction

12:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A WOMAN got the shock of her life when a figurine her husband bought at a car boot sale for £2 sold at auction for £4,250.

Nelson primary school’s Ofsted blow

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Boost for Hillingdon schools with positive Ofsted reports

1:47pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A NELSON school has been told it ‘requires improvement’ after an inspection from education watchdog Ofsted.

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson is out of hospital

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

1:22pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has been discharged from hospital after going under the knife to remove a perforated, gangrenous appendix.

Barnoldswick trio up for gruelling Lakeland challenge

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The three pals are ready for their super-tough swimming, cycling and running effort

1:46pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

THREE friends from Barnoldswick have teamed up to tackle a gruelling physical challenge in an attempt to raise cash for a children’s charity.

Nelson nursery's move aids patter of more footfall

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Diane Griffith with Tracy Clavell-Bate, sales and lettings manager at Barnfield Construction Ltd

4:20pm Monday 7th April 2014

A POPULAR nursery shop based in Barrowford for the past 12 years has moved to new premises.

Beds factory hosts Nelson and Colne college safety visit

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Popular furniture store to close because of spiralling rents

3:56pm Monday 7th April 2014

BUSINESS students at Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form recently learned about health and safety in the workplace at Silentnight in Barnoldswick.

Blooming great idea in Colne poppy memorial

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Poppies grow in Flanders Fields

3:56pm Monday 7th April 2014

POPPIES could be planted in Colne to commemorate the start of the First World War.

Barnoldswick Football Club receives a £500 grant

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Coun Paul White

3:54pm Monday 7th April 2014

BARNOLDSWICK Town Football Club has received a £500 grant to help pay for costs to enter competitions and buy a new cooker for their tea room.

Memorial at the centre of border hamlet

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The war memorial in Sough.

3:52pm Monday 7th April 2014

DRIVING along the A56 between Kelbrook and Earby you could be forgiven if you didn’t spot the tiny hamlet of Sough.

Poorly Pendle MP still in hospital after op

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Andrew in hospital

2:30pm Monday 7th April 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has cancelled his April advice surgeries as he remains in hospital, 10 days after undergoing surgery to remove a perforated, gangrenous appendix.








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