£3.46 million bid for a greener, more accessible Nelson

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£3.46 million bid for a greener, more accessible Nelson

A bid to make Nelson more accessible and safer for pedestrians and cyclists with improved traffic flow for drivers has got the green light from Pendle Council. On 21 July, the Council agreed to send the business case to the Government and ask for release of £3,463,952 of Towns Funding earmarked for the Accessible Nelson project. If the Government says … Read More

Exciting £730K arts and culture project plans for Nelson

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Exciting £730K arts and culture project plans for Nelson

Residents in and around Nelson are being alerted to a new and exciting arts and culture project due to commence later this year under the brand This is Nelson. In the coming months, people in the community will be asked to contribute their ideas on how best to maximise £730K of funding earmarked for the project. It’s being spearheaded by … Read More

£2m funding for manufacturers given the green light

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£2m funding for manufacturers given the green light

A £2m cash injection to support the Nelson manufacturing sector has been given the go-ahead by Pendle Borough Council. Councillor Nadeem Ahmed, Leader of the Council said: “The Business Resilience and Growth Project was granted approval by the Council as part of an ambitious ten-year plan for our town.” It is one of eight projects being backed by the Nelson … Read More

Funding success to extend Pendle YES Hub for 16 – 24 year olds

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Funding success to extend Pendle YES Hub for 16 – 24 year olds

“The Government has said yes to over £420,000 of funding to extend the Pendle YES Hub for another four years,” said Councillor Nadeem Ahmed, Leader of Pendle Borough Council. “And it’s great news that the Council has agreed that Active Lancashire, who’ve run the project so successfully for its first year, should continue to provide this valuable service for Pendle.” … Read More

Have your say on exciting plans for Nelson town centre!

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Have your say on exciting plans for Nelson town centre

Do you live, work, visit or study in Nelson? We want to hear your views on new plans being developed for Nelson town centre. Councillor Nadeem Ahmed, Leader of Pendle Borough Council, said: “We’ve organised a drop-in session this Friday 18 March, 10am – 2pm, to encourage local people to have their say on plans for a more accessible Nelson. … Read More

Bid to keep YES Hub for young people for next four years

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Over 400 young people in Pendle could benefit from the YES Hub’s Youth Employment Support if the Government gives the green light to over £420,000 of funding to extend the project. Pendle’s new YES Hub was launched as a pilot scheme in February last year as a one stop shop for 16-24 year olds in Pendle for training, work placements, … Read More

£25 million Town Deal success for Nelson!

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£25 million Town Deal success for Nelson

The bid to win multi-million pound funding for Nelson has been successful, with the announcement of major investment of £25 million from the Government’s Towns Fund. Councillor Nadeem Ahmed, Leader of Pendle Council, said: “This is the news we’ve been waiting for! “We can now forge ahead with our ambitious 10 year plan for Nelson. “This is an exciting time … Read More

New multi-million bid for Nelson – Have your say!

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Have your say on exciting plans for Nelson town centre

People who live, work, study or visit Nelson are being urged to have their say on a brighter future for town.  “Nelson is one in just over a hundred!” Said Councillor Mohammed Iqbal, Leader of Pendle Council. The town is one of 101 across England chosen to bid for a new Investment Plan worth up to £25 million from the … Read More

Nelson in multi-million pound bid

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Nelson in multi-million pound bid

Nelson is gearing up to bid for up to £25 million for a Town Deal from the Government’s new Towns Fund – through a transformational Town Investment Plan. Nelson is one of 100 places in England which have been chosen to develop proposals which seek to drive the economic regeneration of towns “We’ve been chosen because of our proud industrial … Read More

Nelson set to benefit from new Town Deal

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Have your say on exciting plans for Nelson town centre

Nelson hopes to benefit from the new Towns Fund, following a government announcement today, Friday 6 September. Councillor Mohammed Iqbal, Leader of Pendle Council said: “We’re excited that Nelson has been rightly chosen as one of 100 towns across England which are eligible for funding from the new Town Deals. “Pendle Council has been making the case for investment and … Read More