Colne Life

Five ways to stay healthy

“Spring has finally sprung! For many, this creates the perfect opportunity to ‘spring clean’ our health,” explains TV medic Dr Hilary Jones. “Here are...


Alexander and Tristesse

Duo wanna hear ‘em? | Alexander and Tristesse

Alexander and Tristesse are a local acoustic duo who started making music together just eight months ago. Alex (of local band, Spacebats) met Tess...
Michael (Centre) with friends Martin Dawson and Gerald Norcross

Michael’s Good Fight

Half a lifetime ago, Michael Ramplin was told to give up drink or it would kill him. Now at the age of 72, Michael...

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Free compost on offer through The Big Heap

Gardeners from across Pendle are invited to come and help themselves to free compost when The Big Heap comes to Nelson later this month.On Wednesday 20 May around 10 tonnes of compost will be...

Now’s the Time to Request your Postal or Proxy Vote

You can still vote in May’s elections even if you can’t make it to a polling station on election day.If you’re unable to vote in person, now’s the time to request your postal or...