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Free event to keep Pendle dog owners within the law

Free event to keep Pendle dog owners within the law

Published: Friday, 18th August 2017

Dog owners in Pendle are urged to stay within the law and to take good care of their pets.

Pendle condemns attacks in Spain

Pendle condemns attacks in Spain

Published: Friday, 18th August 2017

Pendle Council’s Leader has condemned last night’s attacks in Spain which have killed 14 and injured dozens in both Barcelona and Cambrils.

Nelson on the up & a caffeine rush as Costa opens!

Nelson on the up & a caffeine rush as Costa opens!

Published: Friday, 18th August 2017

Pendle Council is raising a cup of Costa to celebrate the opening of Costa Coffee in the heart of Nelson town centre.

Celebrate 400th and 30th anniversaries at The Pendle Walking Festival

Published: Friday, 4th August 2017

“Pendle in Lancashire will be celebrating 30 glorious years of The Pendle Way at the launch of this year’s Walking Festival”, announced our leader for tourism, Councillor Eileen Ansar.

Do you want to have your say on community safety matters in Pendle?

Published: Thursday, 3rd August 2017

Pendle Community Safety Partnership is seeking new members to help it make the borough a safer place to live and work.

Love our parks! Celebrating Pendle’s Green Flag success

Published: Tuesday, 25th July 2017

Park Friends and Pendle Council staff celebrated Pendle’s Green Flag success by raising one of the prestigious flags at Victoria Park Pavilion, Nelson during national Love Your Parks week.

Pendle Council reminds residents of unlawful use of fireworks

Published: Monday, 24th July 2017

Pendle Council is reminding residents that it’s an offence to set off fireworks late at night and in the early hours of the morning.

Make sure you’re on the electoral register

Published: Monday, 24th July 2017

Canvassers working for Pendle Council are now out and about in the borough’s towns and villages delivering Household Enquiry Forms.

Big names lined up for final of the UK Elite Series in Colne

Published: Monday, 24th July 2017

British and world class cyclists will be going up a gear as the grand final of the HSBC UK | National Circuit Series in Colne approaches on Wednesday 26 July.

Join our Memory Walk for Dementia

Join our Memory Walk for Dementia

Published: Thursday, 20th July 2017

Pendle’s Dementia Action Alliance is taking part in the world’s largest event to raise awareness about dementia.

Back in the Saddle and Sprinting for Success!

Back in the Saddle and Sprinting for Success!

Published: Thursday, 20th July 2017

FORT Vale Engineering is to sponsor the Sprint for Success race on Grand Prix night on Wednesday, 26th July for the fourth year running.

Let’s look out for each other

Let’s look out for each other

Published: Tuesday, 18th July 2017

Pendle Community Safety Partnership is urging people to ‘look out for each other’ in a bid to reduce the number of child pedestrians being injured on the borough’s roads.

Pendle Community Safety Partnership urges residents to take a stand against scams

Published: Wednesday, 12th July 2017

July is national Scams Awareness Month and Pendle Community Safety Partnership is urging people to protect themselves and others by taking a stand against scams.

Chance to win a professional garden tidy-up!

Published: Thursday, 6th July 2017

Gardeners who subscribe to Pendle Council’s garden waste scheme have a chance of winning a two-hour professional garden tidy-up.

Lancashire leaders to continue working together

Published: Monday, 3rd July 2017

Leaders across Lancashire's councils have met for the first time since the local and General elections and have committed to continue working together as part of a formal body.

£400+ fine for takeaway owner

Published: Friday, 30th June 2017

A Burnley takeaway owner has been fined for not having the legally required Duty of Care documents for his business waste which was found fly-tipped at the entrance to Nelson Football Ground.

Nelson man fined £550 for littering

Published: Friday, 30th June 2017

A Nelson man has been fined £550 for littering outside a house he was working on in Vaughan Street, Nelson.

Raising the Armed Forces flag in Pendle

Raising the Armed Forces flag in Pendle

Published: Thursday, 22nd June 2017

The Armed Forces flag is flying on Nelson Town Hall for Armed Forces Day on Saturday 24 June.

Eid Mubarak from Pendle Council’s Leader and Mayor

Published: Thursday, 22nd June 2017

This year Eid will be celebrated on Sunday or Monday (25 or 26 June) and Pendle Council’s Leader and Mayor wish everyone a happy Eid.

Pendle Council reveals its Kindle Fire winner

Published: Wednesday, 21st June 2017

A Reedley man has won a Kindle Fire simply by paying his council tax by Direct Debit.

Warnings about reservoir safety in Pendle

Published: Wednesday, 21st June 2017

Pendle Council’s leader for Community Safety, Councillor David Whipp, is urging local people to share warnings about the dangers of swimming in Pendle’s reservoirs, rivers and canals.

Finsbury Park mosque attack

Published: Monday, 19th June 2017

Councillor Mohammed Iqbal, Leader of Pendle Council said:
“We totally condemn the heartless attack at the Finsbury Park mosque in north London.

Hundreds attend community iftar

Hundreds attend community iftar

Published: Friday, 16th June 2017

Nelson’s Ghausia Mosque opened its doors this week on Monday 12 June to welcome people from different faiths and backgrounds.

Flags at half-mast following London fire

Flags at half-mast following London fire

Published: Friday, 16th June 2017

Pendle Council is flying the St George’s Cross flags at half-mast on Nelson and Colne Town Halls as a mark of respect for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in London.

You’ll be able to set your time by Nelson’s town centre clock again this week!

You’ll be able to set your time by Nelson’s town centre clock again this week!

Published: Wednesday, 14th June 2017

Nelson’s iconic town centre clock is being repaired after thieves stole part of the mechanism which turns the clock hands.

Countdown to join garden waste scheme

Countdown to join garden waste scheme

Published: Wednesday, 7th June 2017

A newly liveried refuse collection vehicle promoting garden waste will soon be a familiar sight around Pendle as the Council keeps up with demand for its popular green bin scheme.

Calling all Colne businesses – your views are needed!

Published: Wednesday, 7th June 2017

Colne could become a Business Improvement District (BID) which means businesses would raise their own funds to spend on projects they’ve identified will benefit the town.

Paying our respects for victims of the London terror attack

Published: Monday, 5th June 2017

Pendle Council is flying the St George’s Cross flags at half-mast on Nelson and Colne Town Halls as a mark of respect for the victims of the London terror attack.

A cleaner, brighter canal at Northlight

A cleaner, brighter canal at Northlight

Published: Thursday, 1st June 2017

This week young volunteers took part in a clean up along a stretch of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal under Northlight, Brierfield Mill, to Carr Road in Nelson.

Sex offenders register - Pendle taxi operator ordered to pay over £2,000

Published: Thursday, 1st June 2017

A Pendle taxi operator has been ordered to pay over £2,000 in court costs for his unsuccessful appeal to Burnley Crown Court to allow a known sex offender to work at his company.

Choosing a final resting place for loved ones

Choosing a final resting place for loved ones

Published: Friday, 26th May 2017

People in Pendle who may be agonising about a final resting place for their loved ones can now get more help and advice.

Pendle people invited to express condolences for attack victims.

Pendle people invited to express condolences for attack victims.

Published: Thursday, 25th May 2017

Pendle people are invited to sign in books of condolence and express their sympathy for the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack and their families.

Pendle observes minute's silence at 11am today

Pendle observes minute's silence at 11am today

Published: Thursday, 25th May 2017

Leader of Pendle Council, Councillor Mohammed Iqbal said: "Pendle Council will join councils across the UK in observing the nation’s minute’s silence at 11 am today.

St George's Cross flags at half-mast in Pendle

St George's Cross flags at half-mast in Pendle

Published: Tuesday, 23rd May 2017

Pendle Council is flying the St George’s Cross flags at half-mast on Nelson and Colne Town Halls.

Pendle businesses do you struggle to find the right people with the right skills?

Pendle businesses do you struggle to find the right people with the right skills?

Published: Monday, 22nd May 2017

Are you a Pendle based business or do you trade in the borough? If the answer’s yes, you need to join us at Pendle Connects in June!

A new Mayor and Mayoress for Pendle

A new Mayor and Mayoress for Pendle

Published: Friday, 19th May 2017

Pendle’s new Mayor, Councillor David Whalley from Nelson, will become our first citizen during the annual Mayor Making ceremony on Thursday 18th May at Nelson Town Hall.

Number One in aim to make Pendle Dementia friendly

Number One in aim to make Pendle Dementia friendly

Published: Friday, 19th May 2017

Pendle Council’s new mayor has launched the initiative with Paul Gauntlett, chair of the Pendle Dementia Action Alliance and Victoria Huntriss of the Alzheimer’s Society.

Less than one week left to register to vote in the general election

Published: Tuesday, 16th May 2017

With less than one week to go until the deadline to register to vote in the general election, Pendle Council is urging residents to make sure they’re registered in time.

Gardeners urged to be part of garden waste scheme

Gardeners urged to be part of garden waste scheme

Published: Friday, 12th May 2017

Pendle gardeners are being urged to renew or sign up to the green bin garden waste scheme in a bid to recycle more for Pendle over the coming year.

Two anniversaries to celebrate as inspiring Visit Pendle guide is launched

Two anniversaries to celebrate as inspiring Visit Pendle guide is launched

Published: Wednesday, 10th May 2017

Pendle, one of the most beautiful and unspoilt areas in the north of England, is inviting people to come and be inspired.

You don’t need to register twice

Published: Wednesday, 10th May 2017

Residents who’ve registered to vote in the May elections don’t need to register again to vote in the General Election in June.

Pendle man found guilty of health and safety failings

Published: Wednesday, 3rd May 2017

A Pendle man has been found guilty of health and safety failings after an employee sustained a serious life changing injury when using a faulty mincer in his butcher’s shop.

Be ready to use your vote

Published: Monday, 24th April 2017

Pendle Council is encouraging residents to use their votes in next week’s elections.

Keeping your postal vote safe and secret

Published: Wednesday, 19th April 2017

If you’ve chosen to vote by post in this year’s elections, Pendle Council has some advice on keeping your postal vote safe.

Bradley Soup success for Safe Space and Pendle Vale Mums 2 Mums

Bradley Soup success for Safe Space and Pendle Vale Mums 2 Mums

Published: Tuesday, 11th April 2017

This month budding entrepreneurs took part in Bradley Soup – an idea from Detroit where people with business ideas can pitch their projects.

Warning to Pendle residents - don’t risk a fly-tipping fine this Easter!

Warning to Pendle residents - don’t risk a fly-tipping fine this Easter!

Published: Thursday, 6th April 2017

“Don’t spoil your Easter with a hefty fine for fly-tipping!” Pendle Council’s Senior Environmental Crime Officer, David Alexander is warning local residents.

Pendle Council pays tribute to Colin Waite

Pendle Council pays tribute to Colin Waite

Published: Wednesday, 5th April 2017

Pendle Council pays tribute to Colin Waite who sadly died on Thursday 30 March aged 62.

Sign up to pay your council tax by Direct Debit and you could win a Kindle Fire

Published: Tuesday, 4th April 2017

Did you know you can now access your council tax account online at a time and place which suits you?

Help us identify land for development reminds Pendle Council

Published: Tuesday, 4th April 2017

Pendle Council is preparing the second part of its new Local Plan which will identify and allocate land for development.

Pendle Council reveals its iPad winner

Pendle Council reveals its iPad winner

Published: Monday, 3rd April 2017

A Colne couple have won an iPad simply by signing up to receive their council tax bill by e-mail rather than through the post.

Reminder to check that you’re on the electoral register

Published: Monday, 3rd April 2017

Pendle Council is reminding residents to check they are on the electoral register ahead of May’s elections.

Now’s the time to request postal and proxy votes

Published: Monday, 27th March 2017

You can still vote in May’s elections even if you can’t make it to a polling station on election day.

Dog walker prosecuted at problem hotspot

Published: Monday, 27th March 2017

A 19 year old woman from Short Street, Colne, has been fined £385 for not clearing up after her dog at Valley Gardens, Barnoldswick.

English flags flying at half-mast following Westminster terror attack

English flags flying at half-mast following Westminster terror attack

Published: Thursday, 23rd March 2017

Pendle Council is flying the St George’s Cross flags at half-mast on Nelson and Colne Town Halls as an act of solidarity following yesterday’s terrorist attack in Westminster.

Frustration grows as Lancashire awaits Government response

Published: Thursday, 23rd March 2017

Leaders in Lancashire are growing increasingly frustrated at the Government’s lack of response over progress to create a Lancashire Combined Authority.

Community grants for Bradley – bring your ideas on Saturday!

Published: Wednesday, 22nd March 2017

New ideas for improving the Bradley area of Nelson are welcome this Saturday 25th March as local residents are invited to a Bradley Big Local Open Day.

Multi-million investment in housing in Pendle

Published: Tuesday, 14th March 2017

“The housing market in Pendle is on the up,” announced Councillor Asjad Mahmood who leads on housing for the borough.

Beware of council tax refund scam! Says Pendle Council.

Published: Friday, 10th March 2017

Pendle residents are being warned about a UK wide council tax scam.

Unlicensed mobile scrap metal collector caught in Pendle

Published: Thursday, 9th March 2017

A Bradford man has pleaded guilty to operating as an unlicensed mobile scrap metal collector in Pendle at Burnley Magistrates' Court.

On the ball for charity!  Success of Mayor of Pendle’s Charity Ball

On the ball for charity! Success of Mayor of Pendle’s Charity Ball

Published: Thursday, 9th March 2017

The Mayor of Pendle’s Ball 2017 has been a great success!

Over 700 litter pickers in Pendle’s best ever spring clean!

Over 700 litter pickers in Pendle’s best ever spring clean!

Published: Thursday, 9th March 2017

“We had a fantastic response to the Great British Spring Clean here in Pendle,” announced Councillor David Clegg who leads on Environmental Services.

The Pendle Challenge – working for a better future for children and young people

The Pendle Challenge – working for a better future for children and young people

Published: Monday, 6th March 2017

Over 80 people have joined forces to launch the Pendle Challenge in a bid to improve education and opportunities for children in Pendle.

Seeing is believing as Visit Pendle opens inside Boundary Mill

Published: Thursday, 2nd March 2017

New films and a new mini guide will be an important part of the new Visit Pendle information point which opens inside Boundary Mill in Colne on 7th March.

Make sure you’re on the electoral register

Make sure you’re on the electoral register

Published: Tuesday, 28th February 2017

Pendle Council is reminding residents to check they are on the electoral register ahead of the elections in May.

Want to find out how we’re protecting Pendle from flooding?

Published: Thursday, 23rd February 2017

Pendle residents and businesses that have been affected by flooding are encouraged to come along to a meeting to hear about progress on flood alleviation measures in the borough.

Pendle businesses – do you want to get better connected?

Pendle businesses – do you want to get better connected?

Published: Tuesday, 21st February 2017

Are you a Pendle based business or do you trade in the borough? If the answer’s yes, you need to join us at Pendle Connects!

Marsden Heights students receive leadership training from Pendle business

Marsden Heights students receive leadership training from Pendle business

Published: Monday, 20th February 2017

Students from Marsden Heights Community College have been given tips on how to become leaders from Pendle company Businesswise Solutions.

Help us identify land for development says Pendle Council

Published: Monday, 20th February 2017

Pendle Council is preparing the second part of its new Local Plan which will identify and allocate land for development.

Recycling sites in Pendle to close

Published: Friday, 17th February 2017

Ten public recycling sites in Pendle will close by the end of March as they are costing over £20,000 a year

Nelson is on the up, with a cup of Costa

Nelson is on the up, with a cup of Costa

Published: Friday, 10th February 2017

Pendle Council is raising a cup of Costa today to celebrate the news that Costa Coffee will be starting work on a new café in Nelson in February.

Taxi drivers trained to be aware of child sexual exploitation and human trafficking

Published: Thursday, 9th February 2017

Over 450 taxi drivers have taken part in training to help them spot the signs of sexual abuse of children, young people and vulnerable adults and understand the law relating to them.

Have your say on Urban Altitude land at Vivary Way

Have your say on Urban Altitude land at Vivary Way

Published: Wednesday, 8th February 2017

Local people and organisations are being urged to give their views by Wednesday 1st March on how they think land at Vivary Way, Colne, should be used.

Budget proposals to be reviewed by Council’s Executive

Published: Monday, 6th February 2017

Pendle’s Executive councillors will discuss the Council’s current financial position at a special budget meeting on Wednesday (8th February).

Want a litter free Pendle? Take part in The Great British Spring Clean!

Published: Friday, 3rd February 2017

Livid about litter? Fed up with fly tipping?

Pendle launches new Pet Safe Scheme – and gets a Gold Pawprint!

Pendle launches new Pet Safe Scheme – and gets a Gold Pawprint!

Published: Friday, 3rd February 2017

It’s woofs and tail wagging all round!
That’s because Pendle Council’s dog warden team has scooped a gold pawprint award from the RSPCA for the eighth year running!

Microchipping event to keep dog owners within the law

Microchipping event to keep dog owners within the law

Published: Tuesday, 31st January 2017

Dog owners whose pets aren’t microchipped or who need help understanding the new regulations are urged to bring them to a Dogs Trust community event on Monday 6th February.

You can now apply for Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support on our website

You can now apply for Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support on our website

Published: Monday, 30th January 2017

You can now apply for benefits on our website which means you’ll get your money in your pocket faster!

Multi-million pound cash boost to help create local jobs and growth in Pendle

Multi-million pound cash boost to help create local jobs and growth in Pendle

Published: Tuesday, 24th January 2017

Pendle’s Lomeshaye Industrial Estate, one of East Lancashire’s largest strategic employment sites, is to be extended thanks to a cash injection.

Tackling taxi problems in Pendle

Published: Thursday, 19th January 2017

Pendle Council continues to take a tough line to tackle taxi problems, with more spot checks and a prosecution.

Hot topics wanted for our Scrutiny Team!

Published: Thursday, 19th January 2017

Pendle residents are being asked to flag up local issues for Pendle Council’s Scrutiny Team to tackle over the next twelve months.

Sam’s Beauty Box triumphs in Pendle Rise  Win a Shop Competition

Sam’s Beauty Box triumphs in Pendle Rise Win a Shop Competition

Published: Friday, 13th January 2017

Friday 13th January has been a lucky day for young entrepreneur Sameera Shahid winner of the Pendle Rise Win a Shop competition, as she officially opened her new shop.

Pendle Community Safety Partnership welcomes announcement of speed enforcement cameras on notorious road

Published: Monday, 9th January 2017

A notorious Pendle road, often dubbed one of the most dangerous in the country, is set to have average speed enforcement cameras installed.

The Mayor of Pendle invites you to see inside Nelson Town Hall

Published: Monday, 9th January 2017

The Worshipful the Mayor of Pendle, Councillor Rosemary Carroll, invites you to come with her on a specially guided tour of Nelson Town Hall.

Mist Over Pendle - The Mayor of Pendle’s Charity Ball

Mist Over Pendle - The Mayor of Pendle’s Charity Ball

Published: Friday, 6th January 2017

Mist Over Pendle - The Mayor of Pendle’s Charity Ball on Friday 3rd March promises to be a wonderful evening of entertainment.

Mist Over Pendle - The Mayor of Pendle’s Charity Ball

Mist Over Pendle - The Mayor of Pendle’s Charity Ball

Published: Friday, 6th January 2017

Mist Over Pendle - The Mayor of Pendle’s Charity Ball on Friday 3rd March promises to be a wonderful evening of entertainment.

Preventing youth homelessness funding for Pendle

Published: Friday, 6th January 2017

Pendle has been selected as a new ‘trailblazer’ area to prevent young people becoming homeless.

£900+ fine for Nelson dog owner!

Published: Thursday, 5th January 2017

A Nelson dog owner has been fined over £900 for repeatedly letting his white Staffordshire Bull Terrier stray in the Merclesden Avenue and Whitehough Place area of Nelson.

Remember – sign up for e-billing and you could win an iPad Air!

Published: Wednesday, 4th January 2017

Pendle residents - did you know you could win an iPad Air simply by switching to receive your council tax bill by email?

Pendle Council in first wave of new starter home scheme

Published: Wednesday, 4th January 2017

Pendle Council is one of 30 local authorities to be given access to the government’s £1.2 billion Starter Homes Land Fund to push the creation of starter homes by 2021.

Full speed ahead at Northlight!  Visit to see work on new Lancashire Adult Learning Centre

Full speed ahead at Northlight! Visit to see work on new Lancashire Adult Learning Centre

Published: Monday, 12th December 2016

Principal Amanda Melton and Pendle Council’s Leader, Councillor Mohammed Iqbal, got a preview on progress as work to create a new Lancashire Adult Learning Centre at Northlight motors on.

Pendle councillors to consider budget proposals at Executive meeting

Published: Wednesday, 7th December 2016

Pendle’s Executive councillors will be updated on the Council’s current financial position tomorrow (December 8).

More Syrian refugee families for Pendle?

Published: Wednesday, 7th December 2016

More Syrian families could be resettled in Pendle next year.

Land at Carr Road Nelson could be sold

Published: Wednesday, 7th December 2016

Land at Carr Road Nelson could be sold if councillors at this week’s Executive agree to declare the land surplus to requirements.

Pendle Council revokes UK Cars’ operator’s licence

Published: Wednesday, 7th December 2016

Pendle Council has revoked UK Cars’ operator’s licence after its taxis failed further vehicle checks.

Please be vigilant and safe at this time of year says Pendle Community Safety Partnership

Published: Wednesday, 7th December 2016

It’s that time of year again when people are celebrating and spending money on their loved ones.

Pendle makes first prosecution under new dog micro-chipping laws

Published: Friday, 2nd December 2016

A Pendle man has been fined £330 by Burnley Magistrates after Pendle Council summonsed him to court for failing to get his dog microchipped.

Sign up for e-billing and you could win an iPad!

Published: Thursday, 1st December 2016

Did you know you can now access your council tax account online at a time and place which suits you?

Pendle Council meets with taxi trade

Pendle Council meets with taxi trade

Published: Tuesday, 29th November 2016

Pendle Council’s Taxi Licensing Committee met with more than 60 people from the taxi trade at Nelson Town Hall last night (November 28).

Pendle Council rejects the Boundary Commission’s proposal for Pendle

Published: Monday, 28th November 2016

Pendle Council has considered the Boundary Commission’s proposed changes to the borough’s constituency boundaries and has written back rejecting its proposal.

Winter’s here!  Bad weather advice for Pendle residents

Winter’s here! Bad weather advice for Pendle residents

Published: Friday, 25th November 2016

“Winter’s come early with heavy doses of rain, sleet, snow and ice,” said Councillor David Whipp, who leads on community safety and flooding issues.

New proposals to clamp down on dog fouling

New proposals to clamp down on dog fouling

Published: Tuesday, 22nd November 2016

Local people are being asked to comment on a new Protection Order which Pendle Council wants to introduce in a bid to tackle dog fouling on sports pitches in Pendle.

Funding announcement - potential for Pendle’s housing sites

Published: Tuesday, 22nd November 2016

Pendle has been selected by the government as part of one of six new Housing Zones in the UK to help accelerate the process of building new homes.

Pendle Community Safety Partnership gives stark reminder that speed kills

Published: Thursday, 17th November 2016

Speed kills – slow down!
That’s the message from Pendle Community Safety Partnership as it launches a week of road safety initiatives to support this year’s Road Safety Week (21 – 27 November).

Pendle Council gives good value for money – that’s official!

Published: Monday, 14th November 2016

Pendle Council’s accounts for 2015/16 have been given a clean bill of health by an independent watchdog.

Pendle Council's huge step towards cutting £1.5m

Published: Friday, 11th November 2016

Pendle's leading councillors are expected to take a huge step next week towards the target of cutting £1.5m from its spending next year.

VOTE for a new BMX pump track at Steven Burke Sports Hub, Pendle

Published: Friday, 11th November 2016

“There’s just a few days to go to vote for funding for a new BMX pump track for Pendle,” said Peter Boast of Cycle Sport Pendle.

Tackling taxi problems in Pendle

Published: Friday, 11th November 2016

Pendle Council is calling a meeting on Tuesday 22nd November with taxi companies whose cars are persistently failing spot checks.

Working together could help you live better longer lives: plea

Published: Wednesday, 9th November 2016

“We want to work together to design a healthier future for all the people in Pennine Lancashire

Pendle signs its pledge to the Armed Forces

Pendle signs its pledge to the Armed Forces

Published: Wednesday, 9th November 2016

Key organisations in Pendle got together this week at Nelson Town Hall to sign the Armed Forces.

Get your dog micro-chipped for free – it’s the law!

Published: Tuesday, 1st November 2016

Pendle Council is reminding dog owners who haven’t yet microchipped their pet that they’re at risk of a £500 fine.

Remembrance parades and services in Pendle

Published: Tuesday, 1st November 2016

People in Pendle are invited to pay their respects to those who lost their lives at war.

Reedley ward by-election

Published: Monday, 31st October 2016

A by-election is to be held on Thursday 24th November to elect a councillor for Pendle Council’s Reedley ward.

Lancashire councils earn success on road to Combined Authority

Published: Monday, 31st October 2016

Councils in Lancashire are celebrating after being awarded £260,000 of funding just weeks after setting up a shadow Combined Authority for the county.

We're winners in the North West Contact Centre Awards 2016

We're winners in the North West Contact Centre Awards 2016

Published: Wednesday, 26th October 2016

Pendle Council’s Customer Services Team and Liberata are celebrating after taking home two awards in this year’s North West Contact Centre Awards.

A Bit of a Do with the Mayor of Pendle – book your tickets!

A Bit of a Do with the Mayor of Pendle – book your tickets!

Published: Monday, 24th October 2016

Older people from across Pendle are being invited to book tickets for The Mayor’s annual Christmas gatherings.

A new Neighbourhood Plan for Colne – have your say!

Published: Monday, 24th October 2016

Local residents, businesses and organisations in Colne are being asked by Colne Town Council how they’d like to see their area develop in the future.

Business rates are changing – go online to review your draft rateable value

Published: Wednesday, 19th October 2016

Pendle Council is urging businesses to check their draft rateable value is accurate following the Valuation Office Agency’s (VOA) latest revaluation.

Consultation set to begin on future plans for former Colne Health Centre

Consultation set to begin on future plans for former Colne Health Centre

Published: Tuesday, 18th October 2016

Pendle Council is launching a public consultation next week (Monday 24th October) to get your views on plans for the former Colne Health Centre.

Pendle businesses continue to benefit from Council’s grant scheme

Pendle businesses continue to benefit from Council’s grant scheme

Published: Tuesday, 18th October 2016

Over the past four years almost 200 Pendle businesses have received thousands of pounds from the Council’s Gearing up for Growth Programme.

Brontës in Lancashire film launched starring bestselling author

Brontës in Lancashire film launched starring bestselling author

Published: Monday, 17th October 2016

A new short film spotlighting Lancashire’s little known Brontë connections has been released.
Called In Brontë Footsteps, it features multi-million bestselling American historical novelist Tracy Chevalier.

Silentnight ranked in Sunday Times Top Track 250

Published: Monday, 10th October 2016

Pendle Vision Board is thrilled that Pendle is once again being highlighted as a hotspot for success and innovation.

 Local charities get a boost thanks to Pendle’s past Mayor & Mayoress

Local charities get a boost thanks to Pendle’s past Mayor & Mayoress

Published: Friday, 7th October 2016

Three Pendle charities got a boost this week as Pendle’s Mayor and Mayoress for May 2015 – May 2016 handed over cheques to their chosen causes.

Tourism conference will launch new tourism website for Pendle

Published: Friday, 7th October 2016

A new website to promote Pendle to tourists will be launched at the annual tourism conference on Monday 17th October at the ACE Centre, Nelson.

We're finalists in the North West Contact Centre Awards 2016

We're finalists in the North West Contact Centre Awards 2016

Published: Thursday, 6th October 2016

Pendle Council’s Customer Services Team is celebrating after reaching the final in six categories in this year’s North West Contact Centre Awards.

Free seminars and workshops for Pendle businesses!

Published: Thursday, 6th October 2016

A week of workshops, drop-ins and seminars aimed at giving Pendle businesses a boost is back by popular demand and spaces are starting to get snapped up.

Tribute to John David

Tribute to John David

Published: Wednesday, 5th October 2016

Pendle Council pays tribute to John David who sadly died on Monday (3 October).

Work set to begin on creating leisure and learning facilities at Northlight

Work set to begin on creating leisure and learning facilities at Northlight

Published: Monday, 3rd October 2016

“This week marks a huge step forward for Northlight as we start major work on site!”

Silentnight throws opens its doors to fellow Pendle businesses

Silentnight throws opens its doors to fellow Pendle businesses

Published: Tuesday, 27th September 2016

Pendle Council is funding a pilot project which aims to prevent social background from predicting a young person’s success at school and beyond.

We’re reviewing our Council Tax Support Scheme and want your views

Published: Wednesday, 21st September 2016

Pendle Council has launched a public consultation to get people’s views on proposed changes to its Council Tax Support Scheme.

Pendle Council set to review its income and ways to make savings

Published: Wednesday, 21st September 2016

Pendle Council’s Executive is to consider two reports which propose ways to reduce spending and raise its income tomorrow (September 22).

Do you live in or let a private rented home in Colne?

Do you live in or let a private rented home in Colne?

Published: Wednesday, 21st September 2016

If you live in or let a private rented home in Colne, Pendle Council wants your views on a proposed scheme which would affect all rented homes in some parts of the town.

If you want to be entered into a prize draw to win £5,000 switch to pay your council tax by Direct Debit today!

Published: Monday, 19th September 2016

Residents who pay their council tax by Direct Debit are in with a chance of winning thousands of pounds.

Olympic medallist & Pedal Pendle Festival at the Steven Burke Spor..

Olympic medallist & Pedal Pendle Festival at the Steven Burke Spor..

Published: Thursday, 15th September 2016

Pendle’s Cycling Festival is bigger than ever this year!

Everyone from complete beginners to young racing cyclists and spectators are welcome to a fantastic free event at the Steven Burke Hub

Calling all Pendle businesses – want to boost your business know how?

Calling all Pendle businesses – want to boost your business know how?

Published: Thursday, 15th September 2016

A week of workshops, drop-ins and seminars aimed at giving Pendle businesses a boost is back by popular demand.

Pendle ready to welcome 10 refugee families from war-torn Syria

Published: Wednesday, 14th September 2016

Pendle will be welcoming 10 refugee families from war-torn Syria at the end of this month.

Pendle Council adopts code of practice for enforcement agents

Published: Tuesday, 13th September 2016

Pendle Council has adopted a local code of practice which will regulate its working arrangements with civil enforcement agents who collect council tax and business rate debt on its behalf.

Bestselling authors visit Wycoller’s Brontë landmark

Bestselling authors visit Wycoller’s Brontë landmark

Published: Monday, 12th September 2016

Historical novelist Tracy Chevalier, author of worldwide bestseller Girl with a Pearl Earring visited Wycoller in Pendle, Lancashire this Sunday to find out more about our Brontë connections.

Pendle Council’s Taxi Licencing Policy is strengthened to protect vulnerable people

Published: Wednesday, 7th September 2016

Pendle Council’s Executive agreed to strengthen its Taxi Licensing Policy to ensure that the borough’s vulnerable children and adults are protected.

BBC’s Dom on the Spot comes to Pendle

BBC’s Dom on the Spot comes to Pendle

Published: Wednesday, 7th September 2016

There are some familiar faces on BBC1 this week.

Pendle Council reinstates council tax discount for empty homes

Published: Tuesday, 6th September 2016

Pendle Council’s Executive has agreed to reinstate its empty homes council tax discount at 100% for a maximum of four weeks.

£1.5 million bid for Brierfield

£1.5 million bid for Brierfield

Published: Tuesday, 6th September 2016

“Brierfield could benefit from £1.5m if Pendle Council’s bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund succeeds,” announced Council Leader, Mohammed Iqbal.

Pendle Council’s Executive approves move to acquire part of ACE Centre

Published: Monday, 5th September 2016

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.

Canvassers are now visiting Pendle homes

Published: Wednesday, 31st August 2016

Pendle Council canvassers are out and about in the borough’s towns and villages to visit residents who haven’t yet returned their Household Enquiry Forms.

Get in involved in shaping the future of health and social care in the area

Published: Wednesday, 31st August 2016

Residents are being urged to get involved, debate and help shape the future of health and social care in East Lancashire.

Congratulations to Pendle’s triple Olympic cycling champion

Congratulations to Pendle’s triple Olympic cycling champion

Published: Wednesday, 24th August 2016

Pendle Council welcomes home triple Olympic cycling champion and one of the borough’s greatest sporting ambassadors.

Paint amnesty to recycle and re-use your unwanted paint!

Published: Friday, 19th August 2016

Got any unwanted paint tins gathering dust in your shed?

Colne Town Council by-elections

Published: Tuesday, 26th July 2016

Two Colne Town Council by-elections are being held on Thursday 18th August to elect town councillors for Horsfield and Vivary Bridge.

Flying the Flag for the cottages.com Colne Grand Prix

Flying the Flag for the cottages.com Colne Grand Prix

Published: Monday, 25th July 2016

The Colne Grand Prix’s headline sponsor cottages.com visited Colne this week to see the circuit and fly the flag ahead of the big race on Tuesday, 26th July.

Make Sure you’re on the electoral register

Published: Thursday, 21st July 2016

Canvassers working for Pendle Council are now out and about in the borough’s towns and villages delivering Household Enquiry Forms.

Jack’s going up a gear to Sprint for Success!

Jack’s going up a gear to Sprint for Success!

Published: Thursday, 21st July 2016

Fort Vale Mechanical Engineering Apprentice, 19 year old Jack Thomas, is gearing up to compete in his first Sprint for Success race on Colne Grand Prix night Tuesday 26th July.

Big names lined up for the Colne Grand Prix on Tues 26th July

Big names lined up for the Colne Grand Prix on Tues 26th July

Published: Wednesday, 20th July 2016

Big names in cycling are lined up for next week's cottages.com Colne Grand Prix night on Tuesday 26th July.

Trawden residents can help to shape their community

Published: Wednesday, 20th July 2016

Local residents, businesses and organisations in and around the village of Trawden are being asked how they'd like to see their area develop in the future.

Help us do our bit for the environment and sign up for eBilling

Help us do our bit for the environment and sign up for eBilling

Published: Wednesday, 20th July 2016

Pendle Council has launched an online service which means residents can access their council tax account online.

New films launched ahead of a summer of racing and cycling in Pendle

New films launched ahead of a summer of racing and cycling in Pendle

Published: Wednesday, 20th July 2016

Two short films are being launched this week to spotlight Pendle as the cycling capital of the UK, in sunny Lancashire!

Appointments made to shadow Combined Authority

Appointments made to shadow Combined Authority

Published: Tuesday, 19th July 2016

Key appointments to lead the county towards the creation of a Combined Authority have now been made.

Alkincoats Park needs you!

Published: Thursday, 14th July 2016

If you enjoy volunteering and being outdoors why not consider becoming a Friend of your local park?

Designs on Northlight - International young architects make plans for new creative HQ

Designs on Northlight - International young architects make plans for new creative HQ

Published: Tuesday, 12th July 2016

Exciting plans are underway for a creative new HQ for In-Situ at Northlight, Brierfield Mill.

Pendle Council gets tough on nuisance neighbour

Pendle Council gets tough on nuisance neighbour

Published: Tuesday, 12th July 2016

A noisy Nelson resident has been silenced after ignoring a Noise Abatement Notice asking him to stop making noise late at night.

Eid Mubarak from Pendle Council's Leader

Eid Mubarak from Pendle Council's Leader

Published: Thursday, 7th July 2016

Eid is expected to be celebrated on Wednesday (July 6) and Councillor Mohammed Iqbal, Pendle Council's Leader, is wishing everyone a happy Eid.

Nelson traders are encouraged to protect themselves from theft

Nelson traders are encouraged to protect themselves from theft

Published: Thursday, 7th July 2016

Almost 40 independent retailers across Nelson have requested forensic property marking kits to protect themselves from burglary.

UK final is in Colne! Gearing up for world class cycling

UK final is in Colne! Gearing up for world class cycling

Published: Thursday, 7th July 2016

UK and world class riders will be powering through Colne in a blur of team colours on Tuesday 26th July for the Colne Grand Prix.

Not too late! You can still sign up for garden waste service

Published: Wednesday, 29th June 2016

The new garden waste collection starts from 1st July and Pendle Council is letting gardeners know it's not too late to sign up!

Pendle's Booths store is entered into RTPI Planning Excellence Awards 2016

Published: Wednesday, 29th June 2016

Pendle's Booths store development has been entered into this year's Royal Town Planning Institute's (RTPI's) Planning Excellence Awards.

Pendle prosecutes woman under Dangerous Dogs Act

Published: Monday, 27th June 2016

Pendle Council has successfully prosecuted a dog owner under the Dangerous Dogs Act for letting her dog get dangerously out of control.

Pendle Council proposes to demolish former Colne Health Centre

Pendle Council proposes to demolish former Colne Health Centre

Published: Monday, 27th June 2016

The former Colne Health Centre could be demolished to make way for an exciting new development if Pendle Council's Executive gives the thumbs up.

Pendle Council receives planning application for demolition of Nelson's Pendle Rise multi-storey car park

Published: Monday, 13th June 2016

Pendle Council has received a planning application for the demolition of Pendle Rise multi-storey car park in Nelson town centre.

Pendle Business Awards 2016 reveals its winners!

Pendle Business Awards 2016 reveals its winners!

Published: Monday, 13th June 2016

The winners of Pendle Business Awards 2016 were revealed at a glittering ceremony on Thursday 9th June.

Pendle's first Dementia Awareness Day draws in the crowds

Pendle's first Dementia Awareness Day draws in the crowds

Published: Tuesday, 7th June 2016

Following the success of Pendle's first Dementia Awareness Day, a second event will be held in Colne in September.

Media passes for Pendle's EU referendum result

Published: Tuesday, 7th June 2016

Pendle's EU Referendum count is taking place overnight on Thursday 23rd June at Pendle Leisure Centre, Crown Way, Colne, BB8 9NP.

Want to build your own home in Pendle?

Want to build your own home in Pendle?

Published: Tuesday, 7th June 2016

Pendle Council will soon be releasing five individual plots of land for sale for people who want to build their own home.

One lucky Pendle resident could scoop 5,000 pound thanks to national council tax campaign

Published: Wednesday, 1st June 2016

Residents who pay their council tax by Direct Debit are in with a chance of winning thousands of pounds.

National scheme offers better access to affordable home insurance

Published: Wednesday, 1st June 2016

Pendle residents and businesses in high flood-risk areas now have better access to affordable home insurance.

Are you planning to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday?

Published: Wednesday, 18th May 2016

Pendle Council is urging residents who are planning to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday in June to have a look at the street party guidance on its website.

Mayor of Pendle given a Gideon Bible

Mayor of Pendle given a Gideon Bible

Published: Wednesday, 18th May 2016

Eddie Bobrowski, Bible Secretary for Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale branch of the Gideons, handed over a Gideon Bible to His Worship the Mayor of Pendle, Councillor Nawaz Ahmed on Monday 16th May.

Success of the Mayor’s Sunset to Sunrise Fundraiser

Success of the Mayor’s Sunset to Sunrise Fundraiser

Published: Monday, 16th May 2016

His Worship the Mayor of Pendle, Councillor Nawaz Ahmed, has completed a unique fundraising event for his Charity Appeal Fund.

Gardening weather reminder to renew for garden waste collection

Gardening weather reminder to renew for garden waste collection

Published: Monday, 16th May 2016

“Gardening weather is here at last!” Said Carole Taylor, Pendle Council’s Waste Management Co-ordinator.

Join Mayor & Mayoress for Queen’s 90th Birthday Party in Pendle!

Published: Monday, 16th May 2016

250 Pendle people have the chance to celebrate The Queen’s 90th Birthday with the Mayor and Mayoress of Pendle on Friday 13th May.

The Mayor’s Sunset to Sunrise Fundraiser

Published: Monday, 16th May 2016

His Worship the Mayor of Pendle, Councillor Nawaz Ahmed, is doing a unique fundraising event for his Charity Appeal Fund on Tuesday 10th May 2016 outside Number One Market Street, opposite Nelson Town Hall.

Are you worried about your memory or someone else’s?

Published: Monday, 16th May 2016

If you’re worried about your memory or someone else’s – there’s support available to you!

Pendle Business Awards 2016 – Employer of the Year shortlist

Published: Monday, 16th May 2016

Judges have now shortlisted the Employer of the Year category for this year’s Pendle Business Awards.

Burglars risk getting 'shopped' in new retail scheme

Published: Monday, 16th May 2016

Independent Nelson retailers are being given the opportunity to use forensic property marking kits to protect themselves against burglary.

Pendle residents are encouraged to save time, do it online

Published: Friday, 6th May 2016

Pendle Council has launched a new service which means residents can access their council tax account online.

Be ready to use your vote!

Published: Monday, 25th April 2016

Pendle Council is encouraging residents to use their votes in next week’s elections.

You don’t need to register twice to vote

Published: Wednesday, 20th April 2016

Residents who’ve registered to vote in the Pendle Council and Police and Crime Commissioner elections on 5 May don’t need to register again to vote in the EU referendum in June.

Fantastic number of entries to Pendle Business Awards 2016!

Published: Wednesday, 20th April 2016

The closing date for entries to Pendle Business Awards 2016, one of Lancashire’s most prestigious events, has now passed.

Reminder to check that you’re on the electoral register

Published: Wednesday, 20th April 2016

Pendle Council is reminding residents to check they are on the electoral register ahead of May’s elections.

Spring is here! Time to renew garden waste collection

Published: Wednesday, 20th April 2016

Now that spring has sprung and summer is just around the corner, pendle Council is writing to everyone who's subscribed to the garden waste collection service.

Keeping your postal vote safe and secret

Published: Wednesday, 20th April 2016

If you’ve chosen to vote by post in this year’s elections, Pendle Council has some advice on keeping your postal vote safe.

Voting day is approaching fast – be ready to use your vote

Published: Thursday, 14th April 2016

Thursday 5th May is the day when you can vote for councillors to represent you.

Pendle Business Awards - here's our shortlist!

Pendle Business Awards - here's our shortlist!

Published: Thursday, 14th April 2016

Pendle Council and Pendle Vision Board are delighted to unveil the 2016 Pendle Business Awards shortlist.

Voting day is approaching fast – be ready to use your vote

Voting day is approaching fast – be ready to use your vote

Published: Monday, 11th April 2016

Thursday 5th May is the day when you can vote for councillors to represent you.

Pendle strikes gold with Investors in People award

Published: Wednesday, 28th October 2015

Pendle Council staff are celebrating after the authority was awarded the Investors in People Gold award – again!

Final piece in jigsaw for Whitefield's 10 year transformation – let's party!

Published: Thursday, 10th September 2015

Everyone's welcome to Whitefield, Nelson this Saturday 12th September 1.30pm – 4.00pm to celebrate the end of the area's 10 year transformation