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.

£1.2m granted to Domestic Violence Helpline

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed the award of a £1.2 million grant for domestic abuse charity Refuge to provide a 24/7 free helpline for victims of domestic abuse, saying it will help those in Pendle suffering abusive relationships. 


Pendle MP, Andrew Stephenson, has raised concerns about the lack of enforcement on McDermott Homes following a number of planning law breaches. McDermott is building 82 houses on The Lower Rough off Windemere Avenue, Colne.