Rossendale Borough Council

Latest Press releases

Update on the Local Plan Part 2

Rossendale Landscape

Published on Thursday, 21 January 2016 in Environment and planning press releases

Update on the Local Plan Part 2, also known as 'Lives and Landscapes'.

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

Councillor Alyson Barnes

Published on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 in Business press releases

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

Deadline coming up for Haslingden Shop Front Improvement Scheme Expressions of Interest

Councillor Alyson Barnes

Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 in Business press releases

Shopkeepers and traders in Haslingden town centre are encouraged to express their interest in the new Shop Front Improvement Scheme before the deadline on 22 January.

Bacup Continues to Benefit from Heritage Project

Councillor Alyson Barnes

Published on Tuesday, 12 January 2016 in Environment and planning press releases

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

Views Sought on Combined Authority for Lancashire

Combine Authority Consultation

Published on Friday, 08 January 2016 in Council and democracy press releases

RESIDENTS and businesses are being urged to take part in a countywide consultation asking whether people support the proposal for a Lancashire Combined Authority.

Cleaner Buses for Rossendale

Councillor Alyson Barnes

Published on Tuesday, 05 January 2016 in Transport and streets press releases

Rossendale Borough Council has won £485,000 from the Department of Transport for Rosso to equip 38 buses 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 press releases

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

Councils Say Yes to Combined Authority Consultation

Published on Tuesday, 22 December 2015 in Council and democracy press releases

People in Lancashire will be asked for their views on a Combined Authority for the county as councils gave their backing to launch a formal consultation.

Don’t Let a Loan Shark Ruin Your Christmas

Published on Friday, 18 December 2015 in Advice and benefits press releases

A press release from England's Illegal Money Lending Team.

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

Councillor Alyson Barnes

Published on Friday, 11 December 2015 in Community and living press releases

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 press releases

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 press releases

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 press releases

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.

Lancashire councils to decide on combined authority

Published on Friday, 04 December 2015 in Council and democracy press releases

Councillors in Rossendale will decide whether the borough wants to join forces with authorities across Lancashire to create a Combined Authority.

Newchurch Celebrates Christmas in Style

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Published on Wednesday, 02 December 2015 in Community and living press releases

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

Scout Moor Windfarm Expansion Statement

Published on Tuesday, 01 December 2015 in Environment and planning press releases

Statement from Rossendale Borough Council on the Secretary of State calling in the decision on Scout Moor Windfarm Expansion.

Business As Usual During Bacup Building Works

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Published on Tuesday, 01 December 2015 in Environment and planning press releases

The Bacup THI work is making excellent progress with the completion of a couple of shops already.

New Shop Front Improvement Scheme launched In Haslingden

Published on Monday, 30 November 2015 in Community and living press releases

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

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Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 in Community and living press releases

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 press releases

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

Rossendale Borough Council extends contract with Capita

Published on Wednesday, 18 November 2015 in Council and democracy press releases

Rossendale Borough Council has announced that it is extending its contract with Capita for the delivery of its revenue, benefits and customer contact services for three more years.

Discover the Secret Life of Rossendale's Plastics

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

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.

Christmas In Rossendale

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Published on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 in Community and living press releases

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 press releases

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

End of Rawtenstall Bus Station Public Consultation

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Published on Thursday, 05 November 2015 in Council and democracy press releases

The RTB Partnership has concluded the public consultation on the new bus station plans for Rawtenstall Town Centre at the end of October.

Rossendale Borough Council is Clamping Down on Taxi Licensing

Published on Thursday, 05 November 2015 in Taxis and minicabs press releases

Recent prosecution news.

Bacup THI Work Is Underway

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Published on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 in Environment and planning press releases

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

Rawtenstall Bus Station Plans Consultation Update

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Published on Tuesday, 27 October 2015 in Environment and planning press releases

The consultation on the new proposed plans for Rawtenstall Bus Station are still on display and available for comment until October 30th.

The Whitaker Shortlisted as finalists for Visit Lancashire Tourism Award

Published on Thursday, 22 October 2015 in Leisure and culture press releases

The Whitaker Museum and Art Gallery is a finalist in this year’s Lancashire Tourism Awards, Marketing Lancashire’s prestigious yearly ceremony.

Rossendale Borough Council's Overview & Scrutiny Committee to Focus on Dog Fouling Throughout the Borough

Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 in Community and living press releases

Rossendale Borough Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee has established a task group to look at dog fouling in Rossendale.