Bygone Times

Colne Co-Op: Overview

Colne & District Co-Operative Society – Overview The first store run on a co-operative basis in Colne appears to have begun about 1848 in what was the Chartist news room in Parliament Street.  However, this […]

Bygone Times

Old Duke Inn (Waterside)

Old Duke Inn – Waterside The “Duke of William” was the oldest Waterside pub. It was built in 1709 and was located at No. 6 Mill Green, Waterside. The inn changed its name in 1745 […]

Colne

Great British Spring Clean – Waterside

Volunteer litter pickers tackle the river bank in Waterside. Alice Mann and her team of volunteer litter pickers tackle the river bank in the Waterside area as part of the Great British Spring Clean.  The […]