Steve Mason heads to Hebden Bridge

Esteemed folk and rock musician, Steve Mason, is heading to Hebden Bridge’s Trades Club on Saturday, 8th October as he embarks on his Meet the Humans UK tour.

New housing can be built on The Rough

Bittersweet outcome on Rough enquiry

Colne residents, campaigners and Pendle Council can claim a partial victory in their bid to stop development on a much-loved area of land.


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Family members sentenced following wine bar disturbance

A well-known business owner and his two sons have been ordered to carry out unpaid work for their role in a violent disturbance outside a Ribble Valley wine bar.

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Unique Cleans director Glenn Stock with his staff at Nelson and Colne College (s)

Firm hoovers up college apprentices

An award winning business is continuing to nurture talent by taking on Nelson and Colne College apprentices and improving the skills of current staff.

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Funday fundraiser for charity food project

Funday fundraiser for charity food project

Mezbaan Food Project are holding a funday fundraiser to raise money for better kitchen equipment to improve their charity.

Fly-tipped rubbish

Fly-tipping costs Pendle Council £800k to clear up

Fly-tipping has cost Pendle Council almost £800,000 to clear up and investigate between 2012 and 2015, latest figures show.

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Earby and District Local History Society's Margaret Brown and Wendy Faulkner led a history walk starting at Earby Youth Hostel as part of Pendle Walking Festival in 2015 (s)

Lifeline to save borough’s only hostel?

Pendle Council has agreed to transfer Earby Youth Hostel to a local trust or Earby’s town council to keep it open as a youth hostel.

Farmhouse Biscuits has submitted an application to Pendle Council to expand in to this building in Brook Street (s)

New jobs to be created in biscuit firm expansion plan

One of Nelson’s most successful business is planning an expansion which could create 12 new full time jobs.

Time to move?

Is it time to upsize? Your home needs to suit your lifestyle

We may put it off all we like, but eventually the time comes to admit your home is too small.

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Has your home got the Aldi effect?

Has your home got the Aldi effect?

Is your nearest supermarket an Aldi? It could be doing more than just saving you money on your groceries...
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Across the north west's 6.3 million people, dogs were the biggest source of noise complaints.

Almost 800 noise complaints in Burnley and Pendle

There were 784 noise complaints across Burnley and Pendle in 2015, a Cirrus Research report has shown.

Hollin Hall Farm, Blacko (s)

Plan for 14 homes in Blacko

A planning application for 14 homes in Blacko has been submitted to Pendle Council.

Three crews attended a house fire in Burnley

Fire crews tackle loft fire at Burnley home

Three fire engines were called to a house in Burnley yesterday afternoon (Saturday) when a fire broke out in the loft.

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Burnley Jobcentre

Out of work claimants rise but job market remains buoyant

The number of people claiming out of work benefits has risen again in Burnley, latest figures show.

Earby Youth Hostel

Earby Youth Hostel saved?

Pendle Council has agreed to transfer Earby Youth Hostel to a local trust or Earby’s town council to keep it open as a youth hostel.

Celebrity food offering as Nelson Food Festival returns

Celebrity food offering as Nelson Food Festival returns

Celebrity chef Richard Fox will return to Nelson Food and Drink Festival later this month with two cookery demos that promise to have taste buds tingling.

Christine Mercer of Home Library Service with Miranda Badminton (right) and Graham Carter.

Elderly charity in need of volunteers

The Royal Voluntary Service are searching for more volunteers to help care for the local elderly population via their Home Library Service.

The ACE Centre

Executive agrees to Ace Centre purchases

Pendle Council’s Executive has agreed that the council should buy parts of Nelson’s ACE Centre for which it currently holds long-term leases.

Wireless headphones are nothing new

Getting your old headphones to work with the iPhone 7

Despite the addition of new features such as waterproofing, twin high-resolution cameras and a pressure-sensitive button, most of the fuss about the iPhone 7 has been about something that’s missing.

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