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Flooding Advice and Information

Published on Saturday, 26 December 2015 in Community and living news

Latest information following flooding in Rossendale from Storm Eva on Boxing Day

Phoning Our Operations Team

Published on Friday, 29 January 2016 in Community and living news

We are experiencing a technical issues with our phone lines to our Operations Team

Rossendale Council Launches New Scheme to Help "Flood Proof" Properties and Businesses

Councillor Alyson Barnes

Published on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 in Business news

Rossendale Council has announced central government details of a scheme to help householders and businesses make their properties more resistant to future floods.

Bacup Continues to Benefit from Heritage Project

Councillor Alyson Barnes

Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 in Community and living news

Latest information on the Bacup THI (Townscape Heritage Initiative) Project.

Have Your Say on the Proposed Combined Authority for Lancashire

Published on Monday, 11 January 2016 in Council and democracy news

Over the last few months each of the councils in Lancashire has been discussing the idea of creating a Combined Authority for Lancashire.

Cleaner Busses for Rossendale

Councillor Alyson Barnes

Published on Wednesday, 06 January 2016 in Council and democracy news

Rossendale Borough Council has won £485,000 from the Department of Transport for Rosso to equip 38 busses with new greener technology to cut harmful emissions.

Defibrillator Installed at Council Offices

Defib at Futures

Published on Wednesday, 23 December 2015 in Community and living news

A potentially lifesaving piece of equipment has been installed at Council offices at Futures Park, Bacup.

Council Opening Hours and Service Changes Over the Christmas Period

Rossendale Alive Man

Published on Monday, 14 December 2015 in Council and democracy news

Information on Council opening times and any changes to services like bins and burials over the Christmas and New Year Period.

Rossendale Community Fund: New grants scheme provides support to local groups

Councillor Alyson Barnes

Published on Friday, 11 December 2015 in Community and living news

Four local community organsiations have received grants from a new scheme launched by Rossendale Borough Council in September.

Have Your Say: Public Consultation on Waterside Mill

Published on Thursday, 10 December 2015 in Council and democracy news

Rossendale Borough Council is currently considering options for Waterside Mill, the derelict building on Burnley Road, Bacup.

Councillors Approve Combined Authority Discussions for Rossendale

Published on Thursday, 10 December 2015 in Council and democracy news

Councillors in Rossendale decided last night at the Council meeting to progress with consultation plans on joining forces with Local Authorities across Lancashire to create a Combined Authority.

Bacup Christmas Cracker!

Published on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 in Community and living news

Bacup got into the festive spirit this weekend, in spite of Storm Desmond! The event was by no means a wash out, a few hundred people enjoyed the festivities and Bacup market was in festive mood.

2016/17 Budget Consultation

Rossendale Alive Man

Published on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 in Council and democracy news

The Council is seeking views from any individual or organisation on its budget for 2016/17 and the financial challenges it faces over the medium term.

Newchurch Celebrates Christmas in Style

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Published on Wednesday, 02 December 2015 in Community and living news

Newchurch Village Community Association has been busy over the past few months raising money for new lights in the village community garden.

New Shop Front Improvement Scheme Launched In Haslingden

Published on Monday, 30 November 2015 in Community and living news

Shopkeepers and traders in Haslingden town centre are encouraged to take advantage of a new scheme, launched by Rossendale Council, to support traders to carry out improvement work to their shops.

Rawtenstall Bus Station Plans Amended Following Successful Public Consultation

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 in Environment and planning news

The RTB Partnership has now concluded the month long public consultation on the new bus station plans for Rawtenstall Town Centre.

Response to Lancashire County Council Audit Report on Empty Homes Project

Published on Monday, 23 November 2015 in Council and democracy news

Statement from Rossendale Borough Council on the Audit Report from Lancashire County Council

Discover the Secret Life of Rossendale's Plastics

Bin men emptying bin into bin wagon

Published on Tuesday, 17 November 2015 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news

Households in Rossendale are binning thousands plastic bottles every day, despite the fact they can be transformed, through recycling, into a range of surprising items.

Flag at Half Mast

Published on Monday, 16 November 2015 in Community and living news

The flag in the memorial gardens in Rawtenstall is flying at half mast as a mark of respect for those who lost their lives in the terror attacks in Paris on Friday 13th November 2015.

Christmas In Rossendale

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Published on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 in Community and living news

Information on Christmas Light Switch On events in Rawtenstall, Bacup and Haslingden.

Rossendale Businesses Win Big at the Lancashire Tourism Awards

Promoting Rossendale Board

Published on Friday, 06 November 2015 in Community and living news

Rossendale came away with two fantastic awards from last night’s Marketing Lancashire Tourism Awards.

Bacup THI Work Is Underway

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Published on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 in Environment and planning news

The programme of works for the Bacup THI Project has now started.

Trading Standards Consumer Alert

Published on Monday, 19 October 2015 in Community and living news

Lancashire County Council Trading Standards has recently received a large number of complaints about itinerant fish sellers.

Consultation on Proposed Plans for Rawtenstall Town Centre is Now Open

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Published on Friday, 02 October 2015 in Consultations news

The new consultation on the plans for Rawtenstall Town Centre and in particular the bus station for Rawtenstall has now officially opened.

Updated Statement on the Empty Homes Project

Published on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 in Council and democracy news

The Council's official statement on the Empty Homes Project

New Visuals for Rawtenstall Town Centre Development to be Unveiled

Published on Tuesday, 29 September 2015 in Community and living news

The latest artistic impressions of the first phase of a £20m redevelopment of Rawtenstall town centre are due to be released as part of the consultation on the plans for the bus station.

Blue Badge Applications

Published on Monday, 21 September 2015 in Community and living news

Information on how you can apply for a new blue badge or renew your blue badge.

Flag Flying at Half Mast in Rawtenstall

Published on Monday, 21 September 2015 in Community and living news

The flag in Rawtenstall is currently flying at half mast as a mark of respect for former Councillor, and Honorary Alderman, David Johnson.

Planning for Public Consultation

Published on Saturday, 19 September 2015 in Community and living news

Get involved by 2pm Monday 21st September in your timing preferences for public consultation sessions.

Creating the Lancashire Story

Published on Friday, 18 September 2015 in Business news

Marketing Lancashire are keen to get businesses to create the Lancashire story. Get involved today.

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