* Politically correct reporting just hit the skids: if it wasn’t for the perp’s name you would never know:
DETECTIVES in Pendle have charged a man with attempted rape following allegations a 34-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in her own home on Wednesday.
Muzaffar Iqbal (42) of Barkerhouse Road, Nelson, will appear before Pennine magistrates today.
*Â Remember: Muzaffar Iqbal (42) must not be deported. He might be subjected to torture in his home-country…
A PROPOSAL for an improvement scheme at a major eyesore at a “gateway” into Nelson town centre has got the go-ahead from councillors.
Members of Pendle Council’s Nelson Committee agreed on Wednesday to the conversion of the derelict Groves Hotel – the old Spring Bank â€“ into a community centre and to the erection of a mosque in its grounds.
NELSON is to get its first Islamic faith primary school after councillors gave the go-ahead on Wednesday night.
Members of Pendle Council’s Nelson Committee approved an application from the Fountains of Knowledge group to convert a disused workshop in Norfolk Street into a school for 120 pupils.
The nearest Islamic faith school at the moment is in Blackburn.