Colin Hill, chief executive officer of Colne Town Council, said: “The mayor arrived at 10.30am so we decided to park the car in the easiest place for subsequent access after the event.“She expected to leave before the road closure was due to end, at which stage it becomes a disabled bay accessible to the public again.MORE TOP STORIES: The 33-year-old unemployed sales and support worker said he remained unconvinced by assurances Padiham library and youth services would stay open and avoid being slashed to the bone by the savings programme.The Milton Street resident pledged to take his protest to County Hall in Preston when he unchains himself from the front of Padiham Young People’s Centre later this week.The project will deliver a weekly social club at the Intact community centre, as well as seasonal workshops, walks and community events at the local nature reserve to enhance understanding of environmental issues and appreciation for nature.This is a new one year project is to establish a group of volunteers who will then run community activities for local people at the Arthur Wilson Centre in the isolated community of Clayton le Moors near Accrington.The move attracted criticism from residents who feared the incident proved ‘those in power seem to live by different rules’.However, Colne Town Council, which allocated the space after road closures were put in place from 10.30am until 4pm on Saturday, apologised for any inconvenience.
“I for one, am a law abiding motorist and adhere to the relevant rules and regulations governing parking.
A DISABLED man yesterday chained himself to railings to whip up support for his campaign to save youth and library services.
Dressed in a Clarets first-team shirt, Brendan Morris pledged to stay at his protest spot in Burnley Road, Padiham, for at least two days asking people to sign a petition against Lancashire County Council cuts.
"Blackburn with Darwen Council takes a very dim view of this type of activity and it is not something that we condone.
“I thank Mr Lamb for raising this with us and I apologise if this caused any inconvenience.” Mr Lamb, said: “I was pleased that they have held their hands up and apologised for the actions of the driver in question.