Andrew "Gilly" Gildea

Last Orders for Gilly – Colne Lord Rodney

The much-loved and respected landlord of Colne Lord Rodney, Andrew "Gilly" Gildea, died last month following a short battle with cancer. “An intelligent, honest, humble,...
Tour of Britain Colne

Paul Oldham Tests out Tour of Britain Route

Top UK cyclist Paul Oldham tested out the toughest section of the Tour of Britain Stage 2 race this week, with just over two...
Winter Driving

Winter Driving… It’s Snow Joke

Driving in the winter is very different than in other times of the year. Adverse weather and longer periods of darkness (especially after the...

Aitken Wood Walk (2 miles)

Click here to download and print the walk (PDF) General history of Barley Barley, known as Barelegh in 1324, means the infertile lea or meadow. The...
compost

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...
Cafe Cargo

Can you identify the location in this photograph?

A group of mill workers from the past have a price on their head... a reward for information. Restaurant boss Thomas Randell bought the enlarged...
Brontes in Pendle

Brontes in Pendle – Circular Walk (2 miles)

A 7km/4½ miles walk in the landscape that inspired the Brontës Starting in the village of Trawden, the walk passes 17th century farmhouses and the...

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