Rossendale Borough Council

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Council leader delighted £5m cycling network is a step closer

Published on Thursday, 18 June 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Rossendale Council leader Alyson Barnes has welcomed news the East Lancashire Strategic Cycleway is a step closer after the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership approved £2.6m towards the scheme.

Health and Safety Webinars

Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 in Environment and planning news

HSE and HMRC have joined forces to deliver live webinars for businesses who are growing and want to find out more information on managing their health and safety and taking on new employees.

Unauthorised Encampment

Published on Friday, 26 June 2015 in Community advice news

The Council is aware of the unauthorised encampment at Phipps Car Park, Rawtenstall

Healthwatch Lancashire is looking for the “real people of Lancashire”

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 in Community and living news

Healthwatch Lancashire is looking for people to have their say on health and social care by taking part in a campaign to find “Real People of Lancashire” throughout May and June.

Walk to Work Week 11 -15 May 2015 - Make a Pledge

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Published on Monday, 11 May 2015 in Community and living news

Join thousands of employees who’ll be walking to, from and at work as part of one of the UK’s biggest workplace challenges from 11-15 May 2015.

2015 Election Results

Published on Thursday, 07 May 2015 in Community and living news

Results and Information on the Election can be found here.

Information on Temporary Rolling Road Closure

Published on Friday, 24 April 2015 in Community and living news

From 27th April there will be temporary rolling road closures in effect for the Reaps Moss Wind Farm.

Rossendale Pet Crematorium Consultation is Now Open for Comments

Published on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 in Consultations news

The council have received an application from CVS (UK) Limited, who run Rossendale pet crematorium to increase the capacity by seeking permission to run the two incinerators simultaneously.

Playground Consultations - Proffitts

Published on Thursday, 09 April 2015 in Community and living news

A group of local residents are trying to find out if, and how, you would like to improve the current play area and facilities in Edenfield Village and Proffits have been working on plans for Clod Lane

Election 2015 - Latest Information

Published on Monday, 30 March 2015 in Council and democracy news

Find out all the important dates for the upcoming election on May 7th. Hand delivery of Poll Cards is now taking place, till April 7th.

Taxi Licensing - News Updates

Published on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 in Taxis and minicabs news

Our Licensing Enforcement team carry out a lot of operations with local partner organisations likes the police, HMRC, DVSA and other LA's to protect the safety of the travelling public.

Rossendale Borough Council Appoints New Chief Executive

Published on Thursday, 19 March 2015 in Council and democracy news

Rossendale Borough Council is delighted to announce its new Chief Executive. The new appointment is Stuart Sugarman who is currently the Council’s Director of Business and Monitoring Officer.

Council Tax Bills - Important Information on Contact Numbers

Published on Friday, 13 March 2015 in Council and democracy news

Council Tax Bills have now been delivered for 2015/16. Please see the following information on important contact numbers.

Community Clear Up Day

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015 in Community and living news

Our Operations team would like to offer support to community groups and resident groups as part of Community Clear Up Days with the aim of sprucing up the Borough.

Improving Public Space in Waterfoot - We Want Your Ideas!

Published on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 in Community and living news

Residents and businesses in Waterfoot are asked to put on their thinking cap and send in their ideas for improving the public space in Waterfoot.

Consultation on Statement of Community Involvement

Published on Monday, 12 January 2015 in Community and living news

The Council is consulting on the Statement of Community Involvement which sets out how you can get involved in the planning process including the preparation of local planning policies and decisions.

Survey on Voter Reform

Published on Thursday, 18 December 2014 in Council and democracy news

The Parliamentary Political and Constitutional Reform Committee have a survey out asking the public for their views on voter reform and engagement.

Christmas and New Year Council OSS Opening Times, Waste Collection Information and Tips for Managing your Waste Bins in Winter Weather

Published on Friday, 12 December 2014 in Community and living news

Useful information on One Stop Shop opening times, how to manage your bins during extreme weather and changes to collections during the Christmas and New Year.

Grazing Land For Lease - Sealed Offers

Published on Monday, 08 December 2014 in Environment and planning news

Grazing Land at Hurst Lane and Goodshaw Lane, Rawtenstall.

Unauthorised Encampment

Published on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 in Advice and benefits news

Hustwoods have confirmed that the unauthorised encampment on New Hall Hey Road has now vacated. The Council has requested that Hurstwoods ensure appropriate clean up action on the site is now taken.

Affordable Warmth Scheme

Published on Monday, 24 November 2014 in Community and living news

Rossendale Borough Council and St Vincent's Housing Association have successfully secured funding to keep vulnerable residents warm this winter. Here's how you can benefit.

Offices to Let at Futures Park, Bacup

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 in Business news

Fantastic opportunites to rent office space at the Business Centre, Futures Park, Bacup.

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Claim Form

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014 in Community and living news

Please note that this online form is going to be unavailable this weekend (29th/30th November) due to essential maintenance being carried out.

Bank Street

Published on Monday, 17 November 2014 in Community and living news

After the successful completion of work by United Utilities Bank Street, Rawtenstall is now fully open again.

Stubbylee Cottage

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Published on Monday, 17 November 2014 in Housing news

This two bedroom cottage, fully refurbished, in an idyllic location is to let for £550pcm.

Job Vacancies

Published on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 in Council and democracy news

We have several job vacancies currently at the Council.

Remembrance Events in the Borough of Rossendale

Published on Monday, 20 October 2014 in Community and living news

A full list of remebrance events going on in the Borough of Rossendale

Helmshore By-Election 16th October

Published on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 in Council and democracy news

Results are as follows; BARKER, Granville - UK Independence Party 364 | HARDING, Emma - Labour Party 444 | HAWORTH, Tony - Conservative Party 771 = Elected.

Working Towards a Dementia Friendly Rossendale

Published on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 in Community and living news

"Working Towards a Dementia Friendly Rossendale" is a community initiative to encourage and where possible inspire all aspects of the Rossendale community to become dementia friendly.

Healthier Together Consultation

Published on Wednesday, 03 September 2014 in Community and living news

Launched in February 2012, this programme is part of the Greater Manchester Programme for Health & Social Care Reform, aiming to provide the best health and care for everyone in Greater Manchester

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