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BBC Flog It is coming to Lancashire!

Flog It, the popular BBC One series will be holding a valuation day event at Blackburn Cathedral on Thursday 25th January 2018 between 9:30 am and 4:00 pm.

WARMING NEW YEAR NEWS FOR EARBY HOSTEL

The former Earby Youth Hostel has taken another major leap towards a new exciting future and its reopening in spring 2018 . News has just been announced of a successful funding bid organised by Earby Town Council to the Lancashire Environment Fund.

Pendle BC Meeting re: Housing Land Disposal - Earby

We would like to inform residents that the Pendle Borough Council Executive is to meet this evening the 14th December at 7.00pm to reconsider the matter of housing land in Earby, with an Officer recommendation that all three sites be declared surplus and be sold.

Christmas Carol event at Cravenside in Barnoldswick

Councillor Ian Lyons has kindly organised a Christmas Carol event for the residents at Cravenside in Barnoldswick.

Members of the public are more than welcome to join us.

There will be a Brass Band, Carol Singing, Mulled Wine & Mince Pies.

ITV - New Documentary is looking for Grandparents to take part

A television company called Shiver Productions are developing a new television programme for a major broadcaster. They are looking for fun and outgoing grandparents who have 3 or more adult (18+) grandchildren who they would like to spend more time with.

Flood Advice and Bad Weather Information

Given the past problems caused by bad weather it was thought advisable to once again let it be known that advice is available. Pendle Borough Council (PBC) give sound practical advice on its website and will actually deliver sandbags to you. Do not wait until the water is lapping at your door, contact PBC now and ask for sandbags. You can then be prepared for the worst.

Conclusion of External Audit

The audit for the year ended 31st March 2017 was completed on the 18th September by BDO LLP and was presnted to and accepted by Council at the 25th September 2017 meeting. All the documentation required by the Local Audit & Accountability Act 2014 and the Accounts & Audit Regulatiuons 2015 can be found on the Finance page of this website.

Charity strawberry grow bags

Strawberry grow bags for sale - all donations to charity

Peter and Mandy Leighton are selling last years strawberry gro bags which were cut back after cropping to make way for the new crop. There are 10 plants per bag and if the plastic is cut off and the whole block is lightly trenched it will created an instant strawberry bed. They cost £2.00 per bag, with 150 bags available, and the money will go to the charities Air ambulance and Martin House. 

Please contact: 01282 844555 if interested or email below.

Amanda Leighton <amandaleighton55@icloud.com>

Peter Leighton <mandaleighplants@btconnect.com>

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