Rossendale Borough Council

Council and democracy


Find out how you can register to vote, how elections are run and the results of previous elections.

Your councillors

You can find information on your local councillors in this section.

Council meetings and minutes

View the minutes, agendas and reports for all Council meetings.

The Forward Plan

The Forward Plan sets out the expected decisions by the Cabinet and Council over a 4-month period. This is a statutory notice which is published 28 days prior to each Cabinet meeting. The Forward Plan sets out 'Key Decisions'.

Submit a freedom of information request

You can use this form to request information held by Rossendale Borough Council.  Some of the information you require may already be available online.  Please check the Freedom of Information pages here.


Information about the Rossendale Mayoralty and how to book the Mayor for your event can be found here.

Council finance and spending

Information on how your council tax is spent and all other related financial accountabilities such as the policy frameworks and budgets.

Council priorities

View details of the council's corporate priorities.

Council performance

Information about the performance of the Council including priorities, performance management reports, audits and inspections.

Legal Services 

View information about the Council's Legal Services Team, or view public notices public by the Council's Legal Team here.

Declarations of interest

Information regarding declarations of interest for Rossendale Borough Councillors, Whitworth Town Councillors and Senior Officers can be found here.

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Pay your Council Tax

View information on the methods you can use to pay your council tax. You can also find more information on Council Tax in this section.


The means tested benefit schemes are designed to help people who are unemployed or on low incomes to pay their rent and/or Council Tax. In this section you can find more information on how much you may be eligible for and how to claim.

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Councillor's contact details

Rossendale Borough Council's constitution

Booking form for Mayoral events

Public Speaking Procedures

The Forward Plan

The Council's Corporate Plan 2013-2016 (approved by Full Council 20th March 2013)

LGC Award Submission 2009

Civic Protocol

Whitworth Declarations of Interest

Futures Park Directions

Subject Access Request Form

Customer Complaints Procedure and Feedback Form

Public Notices

Annual Equality Report

Procedure for speaking at Development Control Committee

Haslingden Swimming Pool

Scrutiny leaflet

Record of Decisions

Scrutiny toolkit

Scrutiny Form

Architectural Competition - Valley Centre Site

Invitation to Tender

Assets of Community Value Register - Community Right to Bid

Refusal Notice for Public Burial Freedom of Information Requests

DCLG Consultation on Combined Authority for West Yorkshire

Grants Application 2014/15

Rossendale Youth Council Activities

Job: Planning Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Town Twinning Grant Application Form

Refusal Notice for Business Rates Freedom of Information Requests

Organisational Structure

Rawtenstall Masterplan Consultation - Spinning Point Flyer

Changes to Business Rates from April 2014

Valley Centre Plans

Footpath 663 (part) at Rockcliffe Road Bacup Public Path Extinguishment Order

How to become a councillor

Council Tax for empty Properties Cosultation - Summary of Responses

Sale of Haslingden Baths

Notice of Councillor Vacancy

Children's Partnership Board Terms of Reference

Rawtenstall Town Centre Masterplan Consultation

Helmshore By-election Results 16 October 2014

Notice of Vacancy - Longholme Ward

Notice of Election - Longholme Ward

Longholme By-Election Timetable

North West MEPs

Election Results 4 December 2014

Grazing Land for Lease - Sealed Offers

Asset Register Extract 2014-2015 (Jan 2015)

Car Parks for 2014-2015

Grants for 2014-2015

Contracts Register

Government Procurement Cards - Barclaycard

Improving Public Space in Waterfoot

Public Burial Spend/Cost Information for FOI Requests

Mencap Voting Leaflet - Easy Read Guidance on the Election

Parish Election Results 2015

Anti Bribery Policy and Procedure

Parliamentary election results 2015

Borough election results 7 May 2015

Whistleblowing Policy

Whistleblowing Policy

Full RBC Statement on the LCC Audit Report on Empty Homes

Register of Electors

Ashworth Road, Waterfoot, Notice

Waterside Mill Public Consultation Documents

Rossendale Borugh Council Management Team Strucutre

RBC 2015/16 Council Tax Flooding Relief Scheme

RBC 2015/16 NNDRFlooding Relief Scheme

Verification number for Petitions 2016

ITT - Solar Panels

Rossendale Ward elections May 2016

Members Allowances Scheme

Application Pack for Standards Independent Person

Application Pack for Co-opted Member for Overview and Scrutiny

EU Referendum Rossendale 23 June 2016

Notice for Plot 4, Futures Park, Bacup

Request to Purchase

Job Vacancy: Director of Communities

Document Retention Policy

Rossendale Council Council Tax Support Consultation Results

Publication of Revised Register of Electors 1 December 2016

Terms and Conditions- Grand Draw

Verification number for Petitions 2017

Lancashire County Council elections 4 May 2017

Mayor's Charity Ball 2016/17 Menu

Invitation to Tender for Stubbylee Park Duck Pond area

Invitation to Tender for Pedestrian Mowers

Directory of Council contact centres

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