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Lancashire Telegraph /news/pendle/fence/

Published: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:13:42 +0000

Last Build Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:13:42 +0000


PICTURES: Children enjoy RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:34:09 +0000

THESE eagle-eyed pupils have been taking a walk on the wild side by looking out for birds as part of the RSPB’s Big Schools Birdwatch.

Children can visit Father Christmas at this hotel

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:00:00 +0000

YOUNGSTERS are able to visit Father Christmas during a meet and greet in a hotel on Thursday.

Pub chef 'flabbergasted' after being nominated by Pendle MP for national award

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 10:02:39 +0000

A PUB chef said he was ‘flabbergasted’ after finding out he had been nominated for a national award by the Pendle MP.

Open Gardens event raises more than £1,000 for fundraising

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:01:24 +0100

AN annual open gardens event helped to raise more than £1,000 for a fundraising group.

Black tie ball to help raise vital cash for roof repairs

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0100

THE Fence May Ball is returning to help raise funds to repair a church hall.

Fire crews tackle tractor blaze

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:04:07 +0100

TWO fire engines were called out this afternoon after a tractor was reported on fire in field in Fence.

Pendle pub chef performing ‘miracles’, says critic Jay Rayner

Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:45:34 +0000

AN EAST Lancashire pub is ‘knocking out minor miracles’.

VIDEO: Fence pupils create ‘Deedcember’ instead of Advent calendars

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:44:25 +0000

YOUNGSTERS at a Fence primary school have come up with a novel way of marking Advent.

Storm blows up over Fence wind farm

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:40:00 +0100

FEARS greenbelt land could be ‘spoiled’ forever have been voiced after plans to erect two wind turbines has been submitted to Pendle Council.

Anger as Fence play area ripped up

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:34:21 +0100

A POPULAR children’s playground that was due to be upgraded has been demolished, despite there not being enough funds to replace it yet.

Lib Dems win Fence council seat

Sat, 05 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0100

A NEWLY-elected councillor has confessed he has ‘big shoes to fill’ after triumphing in a by-election prompted by the retirement of a former town hall boss.

Delays after Land Rover sheds load of soil in Fence

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:33:42 +0000

TRAFFIC was delayed after a pile of top soil was dumped onto a main road linking Padiham and Nelson.

New permission bid for Fence mill conversion

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:52:57 +0000

A PENDLE fabric company wants to renew planning permission to convert its offices to houses.

Three fire engines fight blaze in Fence

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 08:48:26 +0000

THREE fire engines were called to Babar Restaurant in Cuckstool Lane, Fence after an electrical unit in the cellar over heated and caught fire.

Fence bodybuilder wins UK Open British Championship

Tue, 10 Dec 2013 20:00:00 +0000

A FORMER footballer who took up bodybuilding just two years ago has muscled his way into first place at the UK Open British Bodybuilding Championship.

Former Northcote chef joins Fence pub

Sat, 07 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000

A FORMER Young Chef of the Year has taken over the kitchen of a Pendle pub - but won’t be offering a menu.

Nelson driver spared jail after crashing £91k supercar and 'clearing off'

Thu, 28 Nov 2013 13:30:00 +0000

A CAR courier who crashed a £91,000 supercar into two cars then ‘cleared off’ without reporting it to police has been spared jail.

Ex-Man Utd coach Mike Whelan to attend charity event in Fence

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:00:00 +0000

FORMER Manchester United player and coach Mike Phelan will be the guest at a fundraising evening for Pendleside Hospice later this month.

Pendle fabrics firm funding brings new jobs

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:00:00 +0000

A TEXTILE company is to create 14 new jobs by investing in new technology thanks to £46,456 in European and Government funding.

Facelift is next for Fence prizewinning pub

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:30:00 +0000

AN award-winning pub is set to undergo a six-figure makeover next year.

War medal stolen in Pendle home raid

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 18:00:00 +0100

A WAR medal, gold jewellery worth £4,000, family heirlooms and football trophies were stolen during a house raid.

Beer festival in Fence could bring cheer to playground

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 16:33:30 +0100

A CHILDREN’S play area could be set for a shot in the arm thanks to drinkers at a village pub.

Cattery in Fence installs cat web cams

Tue, 27 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0100

CAT lovers are purring with delight after a cattery installed cameras so owners can keep an eye on their pets while away on holiday.

Fund-raising committee for Fence playground upgrade

Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:55:10 +0100

A FUND-raising committee has been formed to help upgrade a playground in Fence.

Comedy star John Thomson appears in Fence

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:08:04 +0100

FORMER Cold Feet star John Thomson was the star of a comedy show at the Sparrowhawk pub in Fence.

School bus involved in crash at Fence

Thu, 06 Jun 2013 17:11:10 +0100

AN investigation is underway after a collision involving a school bus and two vehicles on the Padiham bypass.

Fence church's plea for new choirmaster and organist

Thu, 30 May 2013 19:00:00 +0100

A CHURCH choir that has battled on for more than a year without an organist has put out a desperate appeal for a new player.

Memories of the Dynamoes flood back - 25 years on

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 08:13:02 +0100

TO the people of Colne this is a special day in history and the events of April 23, 1988, will always live long in the memory.

Police caught up with Fence drink driver at home

Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:16:48 +0000

A DRINK driver said not to have stopped for police when they put their blue lights on, was fined £300 by Burnley magistrates.

Fund-raiser from Fence treks to Everest base camp in dad's memory

Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000

FUNDRAISER Gavin Roper has raised around £3,000 for two charities following a climb to the Mount Everest Base Camp.

New coffee shop to open in Fence

Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:43:24 +0000

A COFFEE shop is set to open next month at Roaming Roosters’ farm shop and bistro in Fence.

Fence welcomes new vicar

Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:33:00 +0000

TWO villages in Pendle have welcomed a new vicar.

Fence fundraiser to climb Mount Everest in memory of father

Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:00:00 +0000

FUNDRAISER Gavin Roper has set off on his latest mission to raise money for the Alzheimers Society - tackling the world’s highest mountain.

Two injured in collision at Fence

Fri, 07 Dec 2012 16:13:15 +0000

TWO patients were taken to Burnley General Hospital after their cars collided near Padiham Bypass.

Fence accident driver fined

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 18:00:00 +0100

THE driver of a car which knocked down a pedestrian on a ‘flyover’ has been fined £210 and given six penalty points.

East Lancashire fundraiser aiming for Everest challenge

Wed, 19 Sep 2012 17:00:00 +0100

FUNDRAISER Gavin Roper is asking local people to support his climb to the Everest Base Camp by buying a specially-made wrist band.

Tractors set to roll in memory of Sabden farmer

Sun, 29 Jul 2012 14:30:00 +0100

A CONVOY of more than 80 tractors are expected to parade through Pendle next month in memory of an East Lancashire farmer.

Pendle MP demands new dog attack laws

Sat, 21 Jul 2012 07:42:56 +0100

EAST Lancashire MP Andrew Stephenson has demanded new laws to prosecute people whose dogs roam wild on private property.

Taste of Lancashire on menu

Fri, 06 Jul 2012 15:39:23 +0100

A RESTAURANT in Fence has been selected as the final venue in the Taste Lancashire Produce dining programme.

Tributes to Pendle's oldest resident, 105

Fri, 09 Mar 2012 22:00:00 +0000

TRIBUTES have been paid to Pendle’s oldest resident, who died shortly after celebrating her 105th birthday.

Couple offer cash to owner of Fence convenience store after robbery

Tue, 06 Mar 2012 11:00:00 +0000

A NEIGHBOURLY couple have offered more than £1,500 to the owner of a convenience store after it was raided by armed robbers.

Pendle pub avoids closure following late night noise complaints

Fri, 24 Feb 2012 20:00:00 +0000

A FENCE pub has avoided punishment after residents complained of late night noise and music.

'No explanation' for East Lancashire couple killed in crash on 65th wedding anniversary

Wed, 23 Nov 2011 10:08:15 +0000

A CORONER said there is no explanation for why a car carrying a couple who were celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary veered across the road before a fatal crash.

Villagers in Pendle protest over ‘noisy pub’

Mon, 21 Nov 2011 14:25:28 +0000

MUSIC and noise from a village pub in Pendle is keeping residents awake into the early hours.

Village residents campaign to cut Pendle pub's opening hours

Thu, 13 Oct 2011 11:04:23 +0100

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to stop a village pub opening until the early hours at weekends.

East Lancashire hospices fear new Health Lottery will hit finances

Sat, 08 Oct 2011 14:10:00 +0100

HOSPICE bosses have urged their supporters in East Lancashire to boycott the newly-launched Health Lottery.

East Lancashire winners at tourism awards

Sat, 24 Sep 2011 22:00:00 +0100

AN eco-friendly hotel in the Ribble Valley was a double winner at the tourism industry’s answer to the Oscars.

Leaflet campaign after East Lancashire woman convicted of assault

Tue, 13 Sep 2011 10:10:00 +0100

AN EAST Lancashire woman who was found guilty of assaulting a grandmother has been named in a leaflet campaign.

Pendle man to climb Mount Everest base camp in dad's memory

Tue, 13 Sep 2011 09:35:52 +0100

A PENDLE man is preparing for a ‘deeply personal’ fundraising challenge in memory of his dad.

Normal service resumes at top Pendle restaurant

Sat, 10 Sep 2011 11:30:00 +0100

AN Italian restaurant which temporarily shut when its water supply was turned off last month has launched a revival.