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Welcome to Colne Town Council

Colne Town Council look after our beautiful town, Colne is a vibrant and handsome market town in north-east Lancashire surrounded by a glorious upland landscape, including the famous Pendle Hill. Its unspoilt countryside can be easily explored on foot or bike and we are close to many of Pendle’s loveliest villages, such as Wycollar, Trawden and Blacko. Boulsworth Hill, to the North of the Colne, is also part of Pendle’s Three Peaks Trails, while the Pendle Way and Bronte Way pass through the area.

Colne is home to the original Boundary Mill and has a thriving retail sector, with many quirky independent shops and restaurants. The Muni, Hippodrome and The Little Theatre provide fabulous cultural enrichment to the town, which also hosts the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival each August as part of a very busy event schedule run by Colne Town Council.

Sport plays an important role in Colne life, with Colne FC, Colne Cricket Club, Colne Rugby Club, Cycle Sport Pendle and swimming Club, Colne Sharks, catering for those with sporting aspirations.

Invitation to Tender – Mobile Caterers

January 6th, 2020|

OPPORTUNITY TO TENDER FOR MOBILE CATERERS Open for Tender from Monday 6th January 2020 until Friday 31st January 2020 at 4pm. Colne Town Council is excited for the fourth year to be able to offer catering pitches at the Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival. RETURN TO: Colne Town Council, Colne Town Hall, Albert Road, Colne BB8 0AQ. All tender forms must be returned to the above address by 4pm on Friday 31st January 2020 in a plain A4 envelope, addressed as above, and marked in capital letters at the bottom “blues festival catering tender” 2020 Traders Tender Pack & Guidance

Job Vacancy – Events and Administration Assistant

December 17th, 2019|

Background Colne Town Council has responsibility for delivery of Town Centre CCTV, Children’s Playgrounds, Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs), Bus Shelters, Benches, Primet Community Centre, Colne Town Hall and Annex, 5 retail units and more recently, the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival.  All of this is on top of the management of an active and geographically dispersed Allotment portfolio and an already very active events programme, including the Colne Cycle Grand Prix, Seasonal Festivals, Markets and Hallowe’en events and occasional local markets. The Post The Events and Administration Assistant (EAA) of Colne Town Council is responsible for all aspects of organising and managing Colne Town Council events and assisting with the day-to-day administration of the Town Council Office. The successful applicant will have a proven track record in events management and administration, will be highly literate and numerate and have good IT skills.  As the first point of contact for visitors, they will possess superb communication skills, an excellent telephone manner and be able to efficiently manage diaries and prioritise tasks. This is a great opportunity for someone with commitment, flair and initiative, who is responsive to change, and above all, has the desire to get things done! How to apply Simply download the Job Description and Application form from our web site www.colnetowncouncil.org.uk, complete the application form cover sheet and submit it no later than 10am on the Friday 10th January 2020. C.V.’S will not be accepted Applications will be accepted in paper or electronic format. If in electronic format they should be sent to admin@colnetowncouncil.org.uk If you wish to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Naomi Crewe on 01282 861888. Please note that we expect a high volume of applicants for this post and your submission should ensure we are easily able to [...]

Upcoming Events & Meetings

Finance and Employment Services Committee

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Full Council

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Events Committee

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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