Tony Greaves calls for continued commitment to Colne-Skipton rail proposal

October 17, 2019 . by admin

Pendle-based Liberal Democrat peer Lord Tony Greaves is asking the new Government for a commitment to continue the feasibility work on the proposal for a new east-west freight railway route across the Pennines, taking in the missing link between Colne and Skipton – which would allow the reinstatement of a passenger service between East Lancashire,…

Action Plan for Pendle Agreed

May 21, 2019 . by admin

Liberal Democrats have reached an agreement on the 30 point action plan to run Pendle Council for the next year. It will be a joint administration with Labour leader Cllr Iqbal and Lib Dem Deputy Leader David Whipp. As this is a joint administration and not a coalition, the parties remain separate and free to…

Liberal Democrats take the reins on Colne Town Council

May 13, 2019 . by admin

Ten newly elected Liberal Democrat Councillors are eagerly lookingforward to taking over the reins at Colne Town Council at the AnnualMeeting on Tuesday (14th May) after winning a majority of seats at theelections on 2nd May.  The composition of the Council is now ten Liberal Democrats and sevenConservatives after the Liberals gained three seats from…

Flag it Up! Campaign on Dog Poo in Colne

April 23, 2019 . by admin

Our green and pleasant land? •       Waterside Action Group put 200 flags in dog poo in local green spot •       Small handful of anti-social dog owners accused of denying access tosafe green space to local children Dog mess and litter are Pendle residents’ greatest bugbear. The team ofvolunteers at Waterside Action…

What Future for the Langroyd Hall in Colne?

April 23, 2019 . by admin

Councillor Tony Greaves (Liberal Democrat) has written to PendleCouncil’s Planning Manager Neil Watson to ask what is happening at theformer hotel at the Langroyd Hall in Colne. Questions are being asked about the work that is taking place at theLangroyd. It is reported to be conversion to apartments which needschange of use planning permission which…