Rossendale Borough Council

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Flooding Advice and Information

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016

Latest information following flooding in Rossendale from Storm Eva on Boxing Day. Key information on applying for the Flood Resilience Grant.

Latest Council News

Published on Thursday, 10 March 2016

Get all the latest Rossendale Council News on our news website.

Unsolicited Door Knocking as Council

Published on Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Information on recent unsolicited calls from people claiming to be from the Council.

Phoning Our Operations Team

Published on Friday, 29 January 2016

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

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

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

Defibrillator Installed at Council Offices

Defib at Futures

Published on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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

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

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

Bacup Christmas Cracker!

Published on Wednesday, 09 December 2015

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.

Newchurch Celebrates Christmas in Style

newchurch lights 2

Published on Wednesday, 02 December 2015

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

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.

Flag at Half Mast

Published on Monday, 16 November 2015

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

markets logo

Published on Wednesday, 11 November 2015

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

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

Trading Standards Consumer Alert

Published on Monday, 19 October 2015

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

New Visuals for Rawtenstall Town Centre Development to be Unveiled

Published on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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

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

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

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

More Foster Carers Needed to Look After Siblings and Teens in Lancashire

Published on Monday, 14 September 2015

LCC is running a series of training sessions for people who'd like to become foster carers, as it gears up to cope with increasing numbers of teenagers and sibling groups coming into care.

Rossendale Community Fund

Published on Friday, 11 September 2015

A new grants scheme has been launched to support local groups working with families, children and young people.

New Legislation on Smoking

Published on Wednesday, 09 September 2015

New legislation comes into force on 1st October 2015 making it illegal to smoke in vehicles with someone under 18 present.

Flower Bulbs

Meddow of flowers planted as part of the Pride initiative

Published on Wednesday, 09 September 2015

Rossendale Borough Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from Community Interest Groups who wish to receive bulbs for planting in public spaces within the Borough.

STAN Service

Published on Monday, 07 September 2015

Due to unforeseen circumstances STAN the Van will not be out weeks commencing 7th and 14th September 2015.

Have you participated in a Summer Fun activity this year?

Published on Friday, 21 August 2015

If you have been on an activity listed in our Summer Fun brochure then we'd really like to hear off you.

Landlords and Business Safety Week - Smoke Detectors Available

Published on Monday, 17 August 2015

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detectors available for landlords and businesses as part of Business Safety Week.

STAN Van

STAN

Published on Monday, 17 August 2015

Unfortunately the STAN Van will not be out this week.

Lancashire County Council's Active Lives and Healthy Weight Service Consultation

Published on Thursday, 13 August 2015

LCC are currently designing a new Active Lives and Healthy Weight service. More information on how to comment can be found here.

Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale Council for Voluntary Service

Published on Tuesday, 11 August 2015

BPRCVS now has a base at Rossendale Borough Council's Futures Park Offices on Thursday afternoons to support local community groups.

LCC Telly Talk Service

Published on Friday, 07 August 2015

The Telly Talk service, provided by LCC for blue badge and NoW Card applications, will come to an end at close of play on Friday 7th August. Alternative arrangements are listed here.

Dale Moor View - Shared Ownership Opportunities

Published on Friday, 07 August 2015

Shared ownership opportunities are available at the new Dale Moor site in Rawtenstall. This is to offer local, working people who are currently priced out of the market and is offered via PlumLife

Commissioner's Community Action Fund

Published on Friday, 31 July 2015

Funding available from the Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner's Community Action Fund. See if you can benefit from this.

Police and Crime Panel Independent Member Vacancy

Published on Monday, 27 July 2015

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.

Leisure Centre Scales New Heights

Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2015

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

Rossendale Council Wants Your Views on Finding New Development Sites

View of Rossendale

Published on Friday, 17 July 2015

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

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

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

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

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!

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

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2015

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

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

Results and Information on the Election can be found here.

Information on Temporary Rolling Road Closure

Published on Friday, 24 April 2015

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

Playground Consultations - Proffitts

Published on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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

Community Clear Up Day

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015

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

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

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.

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

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.

Affordable Warmth Scheme

Published on Monday, 24 November 2014

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

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

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

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

Job Vacancies

Published on Tuesday, 21 October 2014

We have several job vacancies currently at the Council.

Remembrance Events in the Borough of Rossendale

Published on Monday, 20 October 2014

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

Working Towards a Dementia Friendly Rossendale

Published on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

"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

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

Bacup THI - Meet the Contractor Event

Bacup THI logo small

Published on Tuesday, 02 September 2014

Sub- contractors in the building trades are invited to attend a drop in event to discuss opportunities to work on the Bacup Townscape Heritage Scheme, to be held at Futures Park, Bacup.

New Home for the Citizens Advice Bureau

Published on Thursday, 28 August 2014

Rossendale’s Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB) is moving its office to Stubbylee Hall, in Stubbylee Park, Bacup from 1st September 2014.

Treatment Room Services

Published on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

The Rossendale Locality Commissioners who are part of NHS East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are keen to receive your views about Treatment Room Services.

Summer Fun 2014

Summer Holiday Activities

Published on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Lots of activities for children and young people of all ages in Rossendale.

Fuel Incident Tesco Store, Road End, Haslingden

Published on Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Update on the Fuel Incident in Haslingden.

Rossendale Sport Awards

Published on Thursday, 03 July 2014

Rossendale Leisure Trust are looking for nominations for the Rossendale Sport Awards.

Reservoir Safety - Drowning Prevention Week

Published on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Grieving mother helps launch new water safety pack for schools.

Armed Forces Day - Flag Raising Ceremony

Published on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Come and show your support for our Armed Forces at this flag raising ceremony.

Lancashire Cycle Challenge

lancashire cycle challenge

Published on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Find out how you can take part in this free competition.

The Ugly Consequences of the Beautiful Game – pan-Lancashire World Cup campaign launches

Published on Friday, 06 June 2014

FOOTBALL clubs and emergency services across Lancashire have today united to send a strong message to fans – don't pay the penalty this World Cup.

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund

Published on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) is a new incentive scheme open to all householders in England and Wales wanting to improve the energy efficiency of their home.

Lancashire County Council Apprenticeship Opportunities

Published on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Lancashire Highways Service is pleased to announce several new apprenticeship opportunities across the service.

Views wanted on Fallbarn Play Area, Rawtenstall

Published on Thursday, 01 May 2014

Proffitts are working with Friends of Fallbarn group to get your views on proposals for Fallbarn Play Area

New Opportunity Traineeships

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Are you a young person aged 16-23 years? Looking for a job but not having much luck? Talk to Community Solutions about their new Traineeship Programme.

The Local Initiative Fund 2014/15 Round is Now Open

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014

The Local Initiative Fund (LIF) is now open for bids across Lancashire and £168,773 in total is available across the 12 districts. Deadline for applications to be submitted is Friday 5pm 16 May 2014

Rossendale’s Citizens Advice Bureau hop On Board STAN

Published on Thursday, 10 April 2014

Rossendale Borough Council has supported a bid by Rossendale Citizen’s Advice Bureau which would enable them to provide a CAB member of staff, to be on STAN when it's in Rossendale.

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

Published on Friday, 21 March 2014

To view the Public Path Extinguishment Order and map please follow this link.

Rock Enrol!

Published on Thursday, 20 March 2014

Just 55% of 17 and 18 year-olds are registered to vote - register to vote now!

Money Management Advice – Take Control of Your Finances

Published on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Need a little help to keep on top of your debt and manage your day to day money? Free money/budgeting advice is available.

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

Commonweath flag

Published on Monday, 10 March 2014

Rossendale is taking part in the 'Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth' initiative on 10th March 2014

Delayed Farm Round Collections

Published on Thursday, 20 February 2014

Our farm round collections are delayed today.

World War One Poppy Plantings

Published on Monday, 10 February 2014

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War One, the Parks and Open spaces team will be creating displays of poppies in cemeteries and memorial gardens throughout the borough.

Bacup Market Traders Support Rossendale Hospice

Published on Thursday, 06 February 2014

Bacup Market Traders have raised £149 and donated it to Rossendale Hospice. A cheque for the donation was presented at the Market to Fundraising Manager of the Hospice, Sam Morris.

New Number for Dog Warden Service

Published on Monday, 20 January 2014

The Council’s Dog Warden Service, which is provide by Animal Wardens, has a new contact number.

Rossendale's the Place to do Business

Published on Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Rossendale has been listed as the most improved Local Authority area in the UK for business competiveness according to the independently produced UK Competitiveness Index 2013.

Rossendale’s £2million Heritage Lottery Fund Bid for Bacup is Successful!

Bacup THI logo small

Published on Wednesday, 15 January 2014

The Leader of Rossendale Borough Council has today announced that the bid for a £2million Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant for Bacup has been successful.

Rossendale Named in the Top 10 Best Local Authorities for Food Hygiene Enforcement Rankings

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Research conducted by Which? shows Rossendale Borough Council has been named in the top 10 local authorities for food hygiene enforcement rankings, being ranked 8th.

Targeted Litter Operation Success and New Laser Tag Activity at Haslingden Sports Centre

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Read all about the latest Rossendale news.

United Utilities Roadworks

Published on Friday, 10 January 2014

Building bigger sewers to help keep Limey Water and the River Irwell clean

Rossendale News

Published on Thursday, 09 January 2014

Superfast broadband, a Dragon's Den event for children and young people and a fantastic newly refurbished youth zone, read more of Rossendale's latest news.

Commissioner to hit the road for Budget Consultation

Published on Monday, 06 January 2014

How much are you prepared to pay for policing? That's the question Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner will be asking this month when he heads off to speak to residents across the county.

Lancashire Constabulary Launch Trust Ed Website

trust ed

Published on Friday, 29 November 2013

Young people in Lancashire can now get information on drugs, alcohol, bullying and e-safety from the new website launched by Lancashire Constabulary.

Waste Collection Information

Published on Friday, 22 November 2013

Information on waste collections over the Christmas and New Year period.

Rossendale Borough Council Joins the Extended Floodline Service

Published on Thursday, 21 November 2013

RBC has teamed up with the Environment Agency to join their Extended Floodline Service, to provide a single point of contact for more information and guidance to residents with regards to flooding.

Parks Work to Get Underway

Published on Wednesday, 23 October 2013

The Friends of Snig Hole Park Group and Rossendale Borough Council have appointed contractors to carry out drainage improvements and install a new play area at Snig Hole Park in Helmshore.

Remembrance Events in the Borough of Rossendale

poppy

Published on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

A list of remembrance events going on in Rossendale and Whitworth 8th - 10th November.

Rossendale Footwear Heritage Project

rossendale footwear heritage project

Published on Monday, 30 September 2013

Did you work in the shoe and slipper industry in Rossendale? Or know someone who did? Your stories are needed.

Rossendale's Iconic Halo Lights up the Valley

Halo

Published on Thursday, 05 September 2013

The spectacular Halo in Haslingden will be again lighting up Rossendale after the successful installation of new lights throughout the structure.

Weather Warning - Be Prepared

Published on Friday, 21 December 2012

For information on how to prepare for flooding see the Council's advice leaflets and the Environment Agency website.

Raheela wins recycling road show prize

Published on Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Residents in Haslingden have been finding out how to recycle at a road show organised by Rossendale Council. Around 20 residents attended the event held at Haslingden Community Link on 29th July 2011.

Jobs and regeneration are the top priority for Rossendale Council

Published on Thursday, 29 September 2011

The eyesore Valley Centre in Rawtenstall will be demolished following a decision by Full Council to make sorting out the derelict shopping centre their top strategic project.

Use it or lose it” plea from Haslingden market traders

Published on Friday, 23 September 2011

Traders on Haslingden Market are urging local people to back their local market or risk losing it.

HELP US SAVE THE 464 BUS SERVICE!

Published on Friday, 26 August 2011

Councillors from Rossendale are continuing to work on ways to secure the long term future of evening services on the 464 bus route.

Have your say on Bacup Town Centre conservation area

Published on Friday, 19 August 2011

Rossendale Council is launching a review of Bacup Town Centre Conservation Area. An exhibition will be held on Wednesday 31st August at Bacup Natural History Society Museum, 24 Yorkshire St, Bacup.

Have your say on the future of Rossendale’s police premises

Published on Friday, 19 August 2011

A public consultation which could help determine the future of police premises across the county is underway and people in Rossendale are encouraged to respond.

Spot checks on taxis

Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2011

A series of spot checks on taxis in Rossendale has resulted in four vehicles being taken off the road whilst improvements are carried out.

Memorial Gardens will bloom again after £50K award

Published on Monday, 25 July 2011

The Memorials Gardens in Whitworth will get a face-lift in time to celebrate its 90th year following a £50,000 funding grant from Community Spaces.

Lifeline for 464 bus

Published on Thursday, 21 July 2011

A lifeline has been thrown to bus users in Rossendale with evening services on the popular 464 bus route being saved until at least March 2012.

Coventry couple treated like VIPs in Rossendale

Published on Wednesday, 20 July 2011

A couple from Coventry enjoyed a VIP trip to Rossendale in Lancashire last weekend. They entered a prize draw completion last summer, organised by Rossendale Council

Award celebrate Dinah’s life and times on Rawtenstall Market

Published on Friday, 15 July 2011

The lifetime contribution made by a former market trader in Rawtenstall will be recognised with the posthumous awarding of one of the highest honours possible

Rossendale Museum’s Medicinal Tea and Community Garden

Published on Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Part of Whitaker Park in Rossendale, home of Rossendale Museum, has been transformed into a Victorian herb tea garden with a community garden alongside.

Rossendale council backs national poop scoop week

Published on Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Rossendale Council and Dogs Trust are urging dog owners to pick up the poop and help clean up our public spaces for a great summer outdoors. Poop Scoop Week, runs from 25th July to 31st July 2011.

New Occupier for Ski Rossendale

Published on Wednesday, 13 July 2011

A social enterprise is expected to take on the lease at Ski Rossendale following a competitive tendering process.

5th World Gravy Wrestling Championships

Published on Monday, 11 July 2011

Placed in the top ten of the weirdest ‘sports’ and pastimes, the World Gravy Wrestling Championships will again be held at the Rose ‘n Bowl, Stacksteads, Rossendale, Lancashire on 29th August 2011

Stan says play it safe!

Published on Tuesday, 05 July 2011

Young people in Rossendale will be able to get information about condoms and sexual health from Rossendale’s travelling information van – STAN.

Grass cutting is sharpened up

Published on Monday, 04 July 2011

Grass cutting in Rossendale will be done more efficiently and effectively in the future following an agreement between Rossendale Council and Lancashire County Council.

Grant funding boost for local community groups

Published on Thursday, 23 June 2011

Community and Voluntary Groups in Rossendale are set to share more than £140,000 of grant funding in 2011/12 with a further £70,000 available for groups to apply for over the next 9 months.

Mini Mayor appointed

Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Rossendaleā€Ÿs Mini Mayor for 2011/12 is Carl Ashworth, of Tonacliffe Primary School, Whitworth.

Pete Waterman helps launch ELR’s Rail Ale Trail

Published on Friday, 10 June 2011

The East Lancashire Railway (ELR) has launched a Rail Ale Trail taking in great pubs and bars along the scenic line. Music guru and President of the ELR, Pete Waterman launched the trail.

Rossendale urged to nominate Inspirational torchbearers

Published on Wednesday, 08 June 2011

Do you know any inspiration people from Rossendale?

Rossendale urged to nominate Inspirational torchbearers

Published on Wednesday, 08 June 2011

Do you know any inspiration people from Rossendale?

STAN and Mr Clean star at Edenfield Fete

Published on Wednesday, 08 June 2011

More than 150 people visited Rossendale Council’s Customer Services Vehicle (STAN) during Edenfield Fete on Saturday 4th June.

New Multi Use Games Area for Hill Street

Published on Wednesday, 01 June 2011

The recently developed Hill Street Play Area in Crawshawbooth has now been officially opened. The celebration event in May was organised by the Crawshawbooth Community Association.

Shop Watch scheme set up to make stores safer for customers and staff

Published on Thursday, 26 May 2011

A special ‘Shop Watch’ scheme has been set up to help create a safer environment for customers and staff in a number of local food stores.

1940s Wartime Weekend returns to the East Lancashire Railway

Published on Monday, 23 May 2011

East Lancashire Railway (ELR) is looking forward to welcoming back one of the railway’s most popular annual events during the May bank holiday (Saturday 28 – Monday 30 May 2011)

NEW HOME BRINGS A LEASE OF LIFE TO KAREN

Published on Thursday, 28 April 2011

Rossendale Council, working in partnership with Calico Homes has helped bring a new social housing project in Bacup to fruition.

Community Safety Partnership achievements

Published on Monday, 18 April 2011

Victims of burglary and domestic abuse have continued to benefit from funding to help with ‘target hardening’ measures.

Ringside support from Rossendale Council

Published on Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Rossendale Council grants helps community club grow, develop and pull no punches.

Rossendale Council launches new Community Grants Scheme

Published on Thursday, 17 March 2011

Rossendale Council is launching it new grant scheme “The Rossendale Council Grant” on Monday 21st March 2011.

Lancashire Probation Trust teams up with Rossendale Council to pay back to the community

Published on Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Lancashire Probation Trust has established an innovative scheme with Rossendale Council to deliver Community Payback punishments to offenders.

Honouring people who make a difference in Rossendale

Published on Wednesday, 02 March 2011

Rossendale Council Pride in Rossendale 2010/11 Awards evening took place on Monday 28th February at the Riverside Suite, Whitworth.

Honouring people who make a difference in Rossendale

Published on Wednesday, 02 March 2011

Rossendale Council Pride in Rossendale 2010/11 Awards evening took place on Monday 28th February at the Riverside Suite, Whitworth.

Honouring people who make a difference in Rossendale

Published on Wednesday, 02 March 2011

Rossendale Council Pride in Rossendale 2010/11 Awards evening took place on Monday 28th February at the Riverside Suite, Whitworth.

STAN joins the battle against junk mail, frauds and scams

Published on Wednesday, 02 March 2011

Residents in Rossendale are being invited to bin off their junk mail, particularly from fraudsters and scamsters, and as an incentive will be entered into a prize draw to win a Wii games console

Funding allocated for Vocational Centre in Bacup

Published on Wednesday, 02 March 2011

Plans for a new Vocational Centre in Bacup are a step closer following a decision by Bacup Neighbourhood Forum to prioritise funding for the project.

Takeaway fined for selling hot food without a license

Published on Tuesday, 08 February 2011

A takeaway in Haslingden has been fined for selling hot food after 11pm without a license.

Rossendale Council announces Shortlist for Pride Awards

Published on Tuesday, 08 February 2011

Rossendale Council today announces 19 shortlisted entries for its Pride in Rossendale Awards, which celebrate the fantastic work carried out in the borough by community groups and individuals.

Disability Qualification for Rossendale Council Staff

Published on Tuesday, 08 February 2011

Six staff from Rossendale Council’s Public Protection Unit have been awarded a nationally accredited qualification in disability awareness.

TWO FINED FOR ILLEGAL ALCOHOL SALES

Published on Friday, 04 February 2011

MEMBERS of staff at two premises in Rossendale have been fined £80 after selling alcohol to underage teenagers.

STAN to be used for ‘ferrule fettling’

Published on Thursday, 13 January 2011

Rossendale Council and NHS East Lancashire are working together to reduce the number of falls in the borough.

Pride in Rossendale Community Awards 2010/2011

Published on Saturday, 01 January 2011

Do you know someone that works tirelessly to help others? Have you benefited from a certain project or event? Are you proud of someone and want to thank them?

Safer Lancashire Website relaunched

Published on Friday, 10 December 2010

RESIDENTS across Lancashire can now find out about community safety issues at the click of a mouse thanks to the newly refreshed Safer Lancashire website.

Remembrance Sunday

Published on Tuesday, 09 November 2010

Events in the Borough of Rossendale on Sunday 14th November 2010.

Alcohol awareness week 18-24 October

Published on Monday, 18 October 2010

Rossendale Community Safety Partnership is supporting this year’s Alcohol Awareness Week which begins on Monday 18th October.

Introducing …. STAN – Services to A Neighbourhood

Published on Wednesday, 13 October 2010

A new service, based on board a specially converted van, aims to make it easier for people in Rossendale to get information, advice and access to services.

Beware of Bogus Callers

Published on Tuesday, 05 October 2010

Please note that we have been informed that a bogus caller is operating in the Helmshore area.

Licensing conference

Published on Monday, 02 August 2010

Rossendale Community Safety Partnership last week held a conference for licensees across the Borough.

Rossendale Parking Problems to be Discussed

Published on Sunday, 01 August 2010

A report to be discussed at Rossendale Council’s Cabinet Meeting on 29th July has recommended that car parking restrictions should be reintroduced in Rawtenstall,Haslingden,Crawshawbooth and Waterfoot

Free Video Training

Published on Thursday, 29 July 2010

Rossendale film crews will be operating throughout the borough over the next year thanks to a new initiative launched with help of Rossendale Council.

Volunteers pound the Sculpture Trail

Published on Thursday, 22 July 2010

Active Spaces Rossendale members were the first to test out the new Routes for the Irwell Sculpture Trail in Rossendale this month.

Visitors getting the buzz in Rossendale

Published on Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Visitor attractions in Rossendale will be buzzing this summer thanks to the Rossendale Tour Buzz.

Tour comes to Rossendale

Published on Wednesday, 14 July 2010

British Cycling’s premier touring race – the Tour of Britain will be thundering through Rossendale on 11th September.

Brown signs lead to the halo

Published on Tuesday, 29 June 2010

Rossendale’s iconic Halo will be easier for visitors to find in the future following the installation of four new signs to guide people from Haslingden Town Centre to the sculpture

Forces Day - flying the flag

Published on Monday, 21 June 2010

Rossendale Council will be flying the armed forces day flag to show the borough’s support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community.

Rossendale is food lover’s paradise

Published on Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Food lovers, living in and visiting Lancashire, who are looking for the guarantee of good food, should head to Rossendale

Rossendale’s new Mini-Mayor

Published on Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Rossendale has a new Mini Mayor, Charlie Bishop age 9 from St Paul Constablee School, Rawtenstall.

Neighbourhood Forum Event in Whitworth

Published on Sunday, 13 June 2010

Residents in Whitworth are invited to come and give their views on their Neighbourhood and have a bite to eat. The next meeting of the Whitworth Neighbourhood Forum is a ‘drop in’ consultation event o

Rossendale’s £5.6m leisure investment gathers momentum

Published on Thursday, 10 June 2010

Rossendale Council has confirmed the appointment of a project manager to take forward the biggest programme of investment in the Council’s history; to deliver first class public leisure facilities in

Show the red card to domestic violence’

Published on Thursday, 10 June 2010

Rossendale Community Safety Partnership launches its World Cup Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign this week. The Campaign will run over the summer as part of a wider East Lancashire campaign.

Take simple steps to avoid food poisoning

Published on Tuesday, 08 June 2010

To mark Food Safety Week 2010 Rossendale Borough Council is reminding people in Rossendale about the importance of good food hygiene in the home.

Have your say on your Neighbourhood

Published on Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Residents in Bacup are invited to come and give their views on their Neighbourhood and have a bite to eat. The next meeting of the Bacup Neighbourhood Forum is a ‘drop in’ consultation event on Wednesday 2nd June between 6pm and 8pm at Futures Park in Bacup.

Conservation Walkabout in Rawtenstall

Published on Thursday, 13 May 2010

Residents living in and around Rawtenstall are being invited to get involved in a conservation walkabout taking place in Rawtenstall Town Centre on Tuesday 25th May 2010 at 10.00 am.

The Licensing Hearing reviewing the premises licence previously granted to Moore’s Mini Market in Bacup decided to suspend the premises licence for 28 days.

Published on Tuesday, 27 April 2010

People shopping at Bacup Market this Wednesday will have their first opportunity to meet Elvis.

Exciting new stalls at Rossendale Markets

Published on Tuesday, 27 April 2010

The success of the Revitalising Rossendale Markets Strategy means Rossendale’s three Markets in Bacup, Haslingden and Rawtenstall have welcomed great new lines alongside the old favourites.

Barking Dogs and Noise Action Week

Published on Monday, 19 April 2010

Further advice and information from the Environment Agency on 0800 80 70 60.

Neighbourhood Forums make progress on developing local plans

Published on Monday, 01 March 2010

Changes to Neighbourhood Forums brought in last year have proved to be a success. The four Neighbourhood Forums in the Borough have been working hard to identify the key priorities in each area which will form the basis for Neighbourhood Plans.

Neighbourhood Forums make progress on developing local plans

Published on Monday, 01 March 2010

Changes to Neighbourhood Forums brought in last year have proved to be a success. The four Neighbourhood Forums in the Borough have been working hard to identify the key priorities in each area which will form the basis for Neighbourhood Plans.

Neighbourhood Forums make progress on developing local plans

Published on Monday, 01 March 2010

Changes to Neighbourhood Forums brought in last year have proved to be a success. The four Neighbourhood Forums in the Borough have been working hard to identify the key priorities in each area which will form the basis for Neighbourhood Plans.

CCTV moved in Haslingden

Published on Monday, 01 March 2010

A CCTV camera in Haslingden has been relocated to provide a greater deterrent to would be criminals.

Victim Support makes appeal for volunteers

Published on Friday, 19 February 2010

Victim Support is an independent charity working with people affected by crime throughout the UK.

Rural Voices Rural Action Workshop

Published on Thursday, 18 February 2010

Residents from rural communities in Rossendale are invited to attend a consultation event on Saturday 27th February from 10am - 1.30pm at Whitewell Bottom Community Centre, Burnley Road East.

Rural Voices Rural Action Workshop

Published on Thursday, 18 February 2010

Residents from rural communities in Rossendale are invited to attend a consultation event on Saturday 27th February from 10am - 1.30pm at Whitewell Bottom Community Centre, Burnley Road East.

Have your say on the future of your Neighbourhood

Published on Friday, 29 January 2010

Whitworth Neighbourhood Forum is holding a drop in consultation event on Thursday 4th February at the Whitworth Civic Hall, Market Street, Whitworth.between 6:30pm and 8:30pm

Have your say on the future of your Neighbourhood

Published on Monday, 25 January 2010

Bacup Neighbourhood Forum is holding a drop in consultation event on Monday 25th January at the Maden Centre on Rochdale Road, Bacup between 6:30pm and 8:30pm

The Big Screen comes to Bacup!

Published on Friday, 08 January 2010

The Bacup Royal Court Theatre are holding a cinema night on the 27th January

Have your say on the future of your Neighbourhood

Published on Friday, 08 January 2010

Neighbourhood Forum drop-in event on bacup road

Gritting update

Published on Monday, 04 January 2010

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