Christmas News
40,000 festive pies the limit for family bakery

40,000 festive pies the limit for family bakery

The humble mince pie is a traditional Christmas staple and a Nelson based bakery has made an incredible 40,000 in the countdown to the big day on Monday.

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Nelson nursery’s “lovely” Christmas Concert

Nelson nursery’s “lovely” Christmas Concert

A Nelson nursery’s Christmas Concert has proved a great success after children and staff alike came together to put on quite the show for the audience of very proud parents.

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Musical extends the festive fun

Musical extends the festive fun

If you’re one of those people who’d work in a Christmas shop for free, then worry not – Pendle Hippodrome Youth Theatre is extending the festive period with this family musical.

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Magical nativity show was full of little angels

Magical nativity show was full of little angels

The heartwarming story of Little Angel Gets Her Wings was staged by pupils from St John Southworth RC Primary School in Nelson.

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Angels have landed in town centre

Angels have landed in town centre

Over 400 knitted angels, each with a Christmas Blessing, have flown off into Colne from St Bartholomew’s Church and have landed in the High Street.

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Dutch tree lights idea to show loved ones you care on Christmas Day.

Dutch tree lights idea to show loved ones you care on Christmas Day.

A church is offering people who cannot spend Christmas with their loved ones a chance to let them know they are thinking about them.

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Christmas tree lights to let loved ones show you care

Christmas tree lights to let loved ones show you care

A church is offering people who cannot spend Christmas with their loved ones a chance to let them know they are thinking about them.

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Clarets stars spread festive cheer at Royal Blackburn Hospital

Clarets stars spread festive cheer at Royal Blackburn Hospital

Children in hospital received a special festive surprise when Clarets players dropped by today.

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Burglars steal the Christmas presents for Tiamara (4)

Burglars steal the Christmas presents for Tiamara (4)

A young mum and her four-year-old daughter, whose home was burgled by heartless “scum”, have had their Christmas saved by kind-hearted family, friends and even complete strangers who have rallied round to help them.

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Christmas crafts session at shopping centre

Christmas crafts session at shopping centre

A children’s Christmas colouring competition has been organised by Pendle Rise Shopping Centre in Nelson, which is also running free craft workshops on Saturdays.

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Top festive tips for cooking your turkey safely this Christmas

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Festive Taste Test: Which supermarket mince pies are the best?

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