News

My comments on Proroguing Parliament

The Prime Minister has asked the Queen to prorogue Parliament, marking the long-overdue end of this session of parliament. It’s an interesting fact that this sitting has been the longest since the “Long Parliament” of the English Civil War.

Calls on Council to monitor building site

Heavy rains have caused unprecedented levels of water to drain off the McDermott building site on the Lower Rough, Colne.  Residents have written to Pendle Borough Council voicing their worries about excessive run-off and flooding.  This is the latest issue in a catalogue of problems to beset the

Tribute to former Councillor Tony Beckett

On Sunday we heard about the death of former Mayor of Pendle Tony Beckett.  Tony was a popular figure across Pendle for both his work as a Councillor and for his work outside his political life.