Business

From Thomas Cook to Hays Travel

Hays Travel opens Hays Travel Colne officially opened on Tue 29th October 2019 in the the former Thomas Cook shop. After the collapse of Thomas Cook, Hays Travel stepped in and bought their high street […]

Colne

Halloween in Colne 2019 -Competition Winners

Halloween in Colne 2019 -Competition Winners As usual, the Halloween in Colne 2019 included a number of themed competitions. These included a children’s fancy dress competition, an adult fancy dress competition, a window dressing competition […]

Colne

Results: Halloween Pumpkin Colouring Competition 2019

Results: Halloween Pumpkin Colouring Competition 2019 About 800 coloured pumpkin drawings are on display at Colne Library until shortly after the half term holidays, as part of the Halloween in Colne event. This event was […]

Colne

Halloween in Colne 2019: Glasshouse & Market Hall

Halloween in Colne 2019: Glasshouse & Market Hall Traders from  the Colne Market Hall were putting the final touches to their themed display in the glasshouse for the Halloween in Colne 2019 event.  It’s a […]

Business

Colne Book Club launch at Eadie’s Kitchen

Colne Book Club Launch at Eadie’s Kitchen – Thur 24th Oct 2019, 6.30pm The first meeting of the Colne Book Club is at Eadie’s Kitchen, Colne at 6.30pm tonight (24th Oct).  Eadie’s Kitchen is on […]

Business

Pendle Togs

Pendle Togs – supporting Pendle Dogs in Need The Pendle Togs clothes shop is a relatively new shop located on Albert Road, Colne which sells clothes, shoes and accessories.  Most of the stock are ‘returns’ […]

Business

Fairwayman Bar & Grill at Colne Golf Club

Fairwayman Bar & Grill at Colne Golf Club Meet the new stewardess & steward of the Fairwayman Bar & Grill – Ciara & Matt.  They are pictured (above) with Howard Lonsdale (House & Bar Chairman […]

Bygone Times

Fire at Riddiough Timber Merchants

Fire at John Riddiough & Co. Timber Merchants, Colne.  May 31, 1966 was the day when more than 100 firemen, from 15 brigades throughout Lancashire and Yorkshire tackled a fierce blaze at John Riddiough & […]

Bygone Times

Viaduct Mill Fire 1975

Viaduct Mill Fire, Colne, 1975.  Back in 1975, more than 80 firefighters from North East Lancashire and parts of Yorkshire tacked the fire at the Viaduct Mill in Knotts Lane, Colne. Over 20 cars were […]

Bygone Times

Fire near Seeds Garage

Bygone Era: Fire near Seeds Garage Photo was taken by the late Donald Speak and is reproduced here by permission of his daughter, Judith Wilson.  Donald was well known locally, especially for his excellent pictures […]