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Storm Eleanor- falling tree hazard!

Published: Thursday, 4th January 2018

News story about a fallen tree.

Fallen tree near Colne Water, Colne.

Pendle Council is warning local dog walkers and walkers to TAKE CARE!

Following Storm Eleanor, a tree has been damaged by high winds and is leaning towards a public footpath.

The path runs along the southern bank of Colne Water from Lenches Road to Carry Bridge at the bottom of Coal Pit Lane in Colne. 

There is a risk that the tree may collapse so Pendle Council is asking people not to use this footpath.

Pendle Council's Countryside Access Officer has put warning signs up and liaised with the owners of the tree.

The landowner has arranged for a tree surgeon to fell the tree tomorrow (Friday 5th January).