Heritage in the Press – June 2015

Here are the local heritage stories of the past month…

Clitheroe area…

Metal detector unearths treasure in Waddington

£250,000 facelift will boost Clitheroe and its economy

Clitheroe church will share funding boost

Hidden gardens open to public

Restored Georgian mansion gardens open to public

Slaidburn Steam & Vintage Vehicle Display

Rossendale area…

Thirty properties to benefit from £2 million Bacup THI scheme

Barclays announce plans to close Bacup bank

A new market should be at the heart of Rawtenstall redevelopment

Boost for campaigners opposed to 12-turbine wind farm

Plans to convert Bacup Conservative Club into flats

Nelson & Colne area…

Grade II listings for Colne’s Titanic bandmaster memorials

Official town trail launched

New town trail launched in Brierfield

Pendle shirt manufacturer’s 40 years in business

Bed firm moves into Scholefield mill

Trawden’s first ever tractor run

Accrington area…

Expansion of Oswaldtwistle Moor wind farm recommended for approval

Martholme Viaduct

Spinning jenny borne of having large family to feed

Burnley area…

Padiham unites to save Shuttleworth fields from industry plans

Burnley’s heritage plaques in spotlight

Celebrating the history of Burnley’s parks

Solving the mystery of a forgotten piece of Burnley history

Delving into the history of Sandygate

Barnoldswick area…

Barnoldswick shops painting project

Pendle Hill…

£2.4million funding bid to protect and transform Pendle Hill submitted

Blackburn area…

Blue Lagoon: plans for controversial venue near Darwen revealed

Concern over Darwen Cemetery

East Lancashire…

Pennine Lancashire’s heritage of cotton brings new investment to the area

Campaign to celebrate Pennine Lancashire

New uses for phone boxes

War life remembered

Lancashire World War One project

Nearby places…

Help record the archaeology of iconic sites in Morecambe Bay

Councillors reject fracking

Plan to cut into front of Bolton Town Hall could be scrapped

Bradford City Hall restoration

Heritage project to bring more mills back into use

Post-war tales of two estates

Uplands ‘are on knife edge’

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