Nelson (Lancashire)

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Safe overnight stops for Motorhomes

We travel all over this country watching and writing about pantomimes usually over Christmas. It is a real challenge to park and find places to stay overnight, I contact councils in the towns or cities we are visiting and they have been most helpful. We have now joined CAMpRA (Campaign for Real Aires UK) Please […]

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Big retail stores

The town needs bigger clothing stores to attract more people to Nelson like primark etc also more things like a farmers market so your giving back to people like farmers as well as attracting people to Nelson, it’s hard to see Nelson going down like it is because I remember growing up and loving going […]

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Town centre and roads

The town centre is appalling.5 years ago, it used to be packed with people but now it is always empty.The roads near pendle vale and other areas need to be fixed.we travel there monday to fridayand the roads are all broken

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Nelson suggestion

I think we should improve our town centre as there are hardly any shops left. Alongside this we should make places for more businesses and give young people more opportunities to develop along. Also helping people with training courses online such as marketing or setting up a online store. There can be courses which go […]

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Transport

Trains to Nelson and surrounding areas are few and far between. Links to cultural centres such as Clitheroe are poor and involve travelling south to Blackburn for a change. Or there is a bus which is slow and has many stops. Many traditional pubs around Nelson have now closed, losing a lot of heritage and […]

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Free courses and activities for development for women who care for the sick or disabled

Women who care for sick or disabled relatives. Should have funded courses to help them better their own lives. Sometimes care can be isolating, this gives them a chance to meet others, and share and develop skills. This could include cooking classes English, business skills. There was a lot of these courses and community spirit […]

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Town Centre

The sight around the town Centre, to look more pleasing when people come into the area. The old bus station and the garages opposite the old bus station

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Barrowford Pump track

Please support the Barrowford pumptrack in between seedhill and bull home. It’s already a great fasciitis used by bikers of all ages and abilities but it needs expanding to cater for the numbers of riders who use it. If another larger section was built it would draw in riders from a much wider area and […]

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Town Centre Help

The town centre of Nelson has long been in decline. Works are currently underway in certain parts, but more needs to be invested to attract new shops. A business rate suppliment to attract local, small business would be great too.

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Free gym

A community calisthenics gym either outdoor or indoor. A CrossFit gym. Free of charge in empty spaces like parks or unused land.

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Housing Improvements

A lot of properties infested with rats. Need to sort out the sewers and improve housing. Improve back streets. Better cycle routes between local towns. The rat issue is the main problem. Takeaways not taking responsibility for cleansiness outside there area of business. The Council nor dealt with rat problem over the years and it’s […]

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shops

i would like to suggest that you build more shops in nelson, as of now their is currently about 5 that is used. the rest of shops are for muslims such as the have the bazzar and then they have a big plazar i know it’s adapters to their faith and religion but their is […]

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Crackhead s

Get rid of the crack heads give homeless a home and make for jobs and community projects eg parks stuff to entertain but the most get rid of crackhead

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Leeds & Liverpool Canal

The canal is one of the few reasons that people from outside East Lancashire would visit Nelson. The area around the canal needs to be improved, not just for these visitors, but also to give local people more pride in their area.

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Investing in retail

Up to the 1990’s Nelson had a busy high street, it has declined to the point that it’s become a ghost town. Our neighbouring town, Colne on the other hand is doing very well. We need investment in Nelson to open up our shops to bring life back in to what was once a very […]

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Make Nelson Great Again

Attract quaint little shops back into town along with a farmers style market – fill the empty shops with small businesses and low rents – bring back the community spirit we had 30 years ago – hold more events in the town to create cohesion with the different cultures – bring nelson and Colne college […]

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Whole community

Make an area for everyone who can go and mix in and make friends and if the older community are lonley they have somewhere to go and to talk. Fix all roads too many holes and fix houses . Spend more on the town centre there is hardly any shops.no one wants to shop here.

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Cinema

Then people in nelson dont need to go to a different town or city to go to the cinema

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Improvements

Better roads, still so many potholes and uneven roads in nelson I think that should be their main focus. Also the town centre could strive if we had some designer outlets.

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Town centre

Give people a reason to go into the centre again. There is nothing that brings people together there is a lack of community in Nelson now.

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