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Police and Crime Panel Independent Member Vacancy

Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 in Crime prevention news

The Police and Crime Panel for Lancashire is looking for a committed and energetic person who lives or works within Lancashire to serve as a co-opted independent member.


Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2015 in Council and democracy news

Rossendale Council's official statement on AAAW Ltd and the Empty Home Project.

Leisure Centre Scales New Heights

Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2015 in Leisure and culture news

An exciting new leisure attraction has opened in Haslingden – and promises to take the area to new heights.

Magna Carta Champs!

Published on Monday, 20 July 2015 in Council and democracy news

6 Pupils from St John with St Michael School in Whitworth are Magna Carta champions as they were winners of the quiz on the Magna Carta which Rossendale Borough Council recently ran.

Rossendale Council Wants Your Views on Finding New Development Sites

View of Rossendale

Published on Friday, 17 July 2015 in Community and living news

Rossendale Council is embarking on a major public consultation exercise, and is asking for comments from local residents on proposed new sites for future development.

Rossendale Borough Council and HAPPI Work Together to Open Haslingden Pool

Haslingden Pool Open

Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 in Community and living news

Rossendale Borough Council and the community group HAPPI (Haslingden All People’s Pool Initiative) have been working closely together for the past few months to consider options for Haslingden Pool.

New Chair for Police and Crime Panel

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 in Community and living news

Chorley leader Councillor Alistair Bradley is the new chair of the Lancashire Police and Crime Panel, with Rossendale Borough Council Leader Cllr Alyson Barnes elected Vice Chair.

Goal! Goal Posts Arrive at The Orchard Just in Time for the Summer Holidays

goalposts, orchard, haslingden

Published on Wednesday, 08 July 2015 in Community and living news

Children in Haslingden have been given a boost with new goal posts being put up at The Orchard by Rossendale Council's Parks and Open Spaces Team.

Grip & Go Is Nearly Here

Grip & Go

Published on Tuesday, 07 July 2015 in Community and living news

The fantastic new Grip & Go 'verticle playground' attraction is almost ready, just in time for summer, marking an exciting new leisure offer coming to Rossendale!

Review of Council's Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policies and Procedures

Published on Friday, 03 July 2015 in Taxis and minicabs news

The Council is currently reviewing its hackney carriage and private hire policies and procedures. Deadline to comment is July 31st 2015.

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

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.

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

up and active

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.

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