Colne

Christmas in Colne 2019

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Christmas in Colne 2019 The Christmas in Colne event was as popular as ever, tempting more than 5,000 people to the town centre to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas Season. There were two Santa’s […]

Bygone Times

Colne & Trawden Model Building Society

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Colne & Trawden Model Building Society: Prospectus Whilst researching material related to  the Colne & District Co-op, we came across an interesting leaflet.  In fact, it was a prospectus for the Colne &  Trawden Model […]

Business

About Coffee: Change of Ownership

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About Coffee: Change of Ownership We will be saying farewell to Susan & Colin on Friday 29th Nov 2019.  That will be their last day at About Coffee, Colne.  About Coffee will not be closing, […]

Bygone Times

Colne Co-Op – Alkincoats Road

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Colne & District Co-Op – Alkincoats Road Then: Colne & District Co-operative branch at Alkincoats Road consisted of a grocery and a butchering department.   Now: As of Nov 2019, this building is now being […]

Bygone Times

Colne Co-Op – Shackleton Hall

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Colne Co-Op – Co-operative Hall (now Shackleton Hall) Then: When built, the ‘Central Premises’ on Church Street was originally known as the Co-operative Hall. The store(s) opened for business on 17 Apr 1889, but the […]

Colne

Shadow Health Secretary Visit

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Shadow Health Secretary Visit to Nelson & Colne Angela Rayner (Shadow Education Secretary) and Azhar Ali (Labour Party) where out mingling with the crowds in Nelson during the Lancashire Day event on Sat 23rd Nov […]

Bygone Times

Colne Co-op – Members Calendar 1920.

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Colne & District Co-Op: Members Calendar 1920 The Colne & District Co-op members calendar 1920 lists a whole bunch of business premises.  There were shops all around Colne for: grocery, butchering, boot & shoe, clogs […]