10 Feb, 2020

Capital Investment Consultation Period

2020-02-11T22:01:32+00:00February 10th, 2020|News|

Colne Town Council to seek Borrowing to fund Capital Investment  Consultation Period - Monday 10th February until Tuesday 10th March 2020   Colne Town Council Precept Payers may appreciate that amongst the many services Colne Town Council have taken on to deliver from Pendle Borough Council, are Alkincoates Park, the Grade 2 listed Town Hall and a number of playground sites. The day to day cost of running all the services by Colne Town Council, [...]

25 Nov, 2019

Weddings come back to Colne Town Hall

2019-11-25T12:18:16+00:00November 25th, 2019|News|

Colne Town Council are excited to be able to now offer the Town Hall as a wedding Venue. Following major changes to the downstairs layout, Colne Town Council are delighted to be able to offer Colne Town Hall for use as a wedding venue for the Solemnization of Marriages and Registration of Civil Partnerships. In addition to the Council Chamber being licensed, the Mayors Parlour can be used for ceremonies. This allows Colne Town Council [...]

08 Jul, 2019

Extra prizes for winning Sprint for Success cyclists on Grand Prix night

2019-07-08T07:49:59+00:00July 8th, 2019|News|

The Sprint for Success race for up and coming cyclists on Grand Prix night Tuesday 16th July has a new Pendle sponsor. Riggs Autopack, an award winning manufacturer of equipment for the food production industry has its modern factory in Nelson. As well as sponsoring the race, the company will also be presenting extra prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners. “We’re proud to be sponsoring this high speed race for the first time,” said [...]

28 Jun, 2019

Work continues at Colne Town Hall

2019-06-28T06:29:18+00:00June 28th, 2019|News|

Building work on the Phase One developement is continuing for the Multi Function room and new Reception      . The Waterhouse Bar is named after the architect that designed the Colne Town Hall building in the late 19th Century – Alfred Waterhouse – and forms part of the ‘Roadhouse’ venue line up for this year’s festival. The first use of the space will be as the Waterhouse Bar which will form part of the [...]

12 Jun, 2019

NEW VENUE – STAGE ONE OF THE BUILDING WORK AT COLNE TOWN HALL COMMENCES

2019-06-12T13:22:30+00:00June 12th, 2019|News|

Work on the new Waterhouse Bar began in earnest last week, and great strides have taken place already. The Waterhouse Bar is named after the architect that designed the Colne Town Hall building in the late 19th Century – Alfred Waterhouse – and forms part of the ‘Roadhouse’ venue line up for this year’s festival. Restoring the Town Hall reception room to its original size and giving the Town Hall a large multi-purpose room, is [...]

12 Jun, 2019

Powering up for The Fort Vale Colne Grand Prix

2019-06-12T13:13:52+00:00June 12th, 2019|News|

Engineers and fitness trainer at Fort Vale Engineering are going up a gear with just a month to go to the Colne Grand Prix on Tuesday 16th July. Race night, hosted by Colne Town Council and organised by British Cycling,  starts in the town centre with the Youth Race at 6.30pm followed by the Sprint for Success at 7.15pm. And the Fort Vale Colne Grand Prix starts at 8.15pm with more details on www.colnetowncouncil.org.uk “We’re [...]

23 Apr, 2019

Easter In Colne

2019-04-23T08:22:31+00:00April 23rd, 2019|News|

Colne Town Council’s Easter Event last Saturday drew crowds throughout the day in the gorgeous sunny weather. Colne was immersed with delicious smells from all the street food stalls and resounded with live music all day. Now in its fifth year, there has become a distinctly traditional feel to the day, with a town trail Easter Egg Hunt for children, as well as the display of The Children’s Egg Decorating Competition in the Library. There [...]

20 Feb, 2019

Geoff Crambie Colne’s Second 21st Century Freeman

2019-02-20T10:21:16+00:00February 20th, 2019|News|

COLNE Town Council hosted a Civic Reception on Friday, 15th February in honour of town historian, Geoff Crambie, and to formally bestow upon him the title of Freeman of Colne.  Mr Crambie now joins Olympic Gold medalist, Steven Burke, as the second living Freeman of the town. After celebratory drinks and a buffet with Mr Crambie’s family and friends and in the presence of Pendle’s Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Ken Hartley, Freeman Steven Burke and Colne’s [...]