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Colne Votes Yes To Business Improvement District

Lancashire Business View have recently reported on business leaders in Colne voting overwhelmingly to introduce a Business Development District in the town.

The move will see the town self generate their own funds in order to boost the local economy in the town and surrounding areas.

In terms of the voting numbers 87 of 117 voted in favour the move of hitting 4 main objectives in Colne;

  1. Protecting the good image of the town as one of safety, welcoming and as an area of opportunity.
  2. Building effective partnerships between businesses, councils and organisations in the town.
  3. Maintaining the already bright and attractive presentation of Colne to maintain and attract further customers and businesses to the area.
  4. Increase the marketing of Colne focusing on the town’s features, high street, hills and wide choice of shops, events, culture, entertainment and markets.

The vote will see the above objectives implemented by 1st October 2018 and the programme will run for 5 years until October 2023.

Colne and Pendle Councils have supported the move wholeheartedly and local councillors and business people in the town have spoken enthusiastically of the decision.

You can see the original Lancashire Business View article here


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Win a Free Meal and Accommodation at The Pendle Inn, Barley

Pendle Inn Barley

To coincide with the launch of Kay & Sons we are delighted to announce a fantastic competition for you to enter to win a 3 course meal and an overnight stay for 2 people at the award winning Pendle Inn in Barley.

The Pendle Inn is a welcoming country pub famous for their superb home cooked menu, lovely surroundings and of course for being at the heart of Pendle Witch country.

Pendle Inn AccommodationPendle Inn Pub Fire

To enter please visit our Facebook page

And do the following;

  • Once on the post on the Facebook page all you have to do is like our page, share the competition post and tag in at least one friend - feel free to tag in as many as you like!
  • Existing page likes - please share the post and tag a friend!

The competition opens at 20:00 on Friday 1st June 2018 and closes on Saturday 30th June 2018 at 12:00

Winner will be drawn at random on Sunday 1st July and will be announced on our Facebook page.

We will tag in the winner and arrange a date to meet you at the Pendle Inn to present you with your meal and accommodation voucher.

1 entry person.

Good luck to everyone!