Rossendale Borough Council

Environment and planning press releases

Update on the Local Plan Part 2

Rossendale Landscape

Published on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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

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 Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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

Scout Moor Windfarm Expansion Statement

Published on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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

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

Bacup THI Work Is Underway

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Published on Wednesday, 28 October 2015

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

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

Planning Prosecution

Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

A Tenant who failed to comply with a planning notice has been prosecuted by Rossendale Borough Council.

Bacup THI Works Update

Published on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Official Council update on the programme of works for the Bacup THI Project.

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.

Environment Agency’s unveils new flood defences in Stubbins, Ramsbottom

Published on Monday, 03 November 2014

The Environment Agency will officially unveil a brand new flood defence scheme in Stubbins next month, which reduces the risk of flooding from the River Irwell to 164 local homes and businesses.

Second look at Rawtenstall Plans

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Local residents, traders and business owners are invited to have another look at the vision and Masterplan for the future of Rawtenstall.

Resident's Respond to Bacup Town Centre Road Plans

Published on Friday, 26 September 2014

Proposals to improve highways and pavements in Bacup’s town centre will move to the next phase of design following wide- ranging public consultation.

Rossendale is in the top 10 for Food Hygiene Testing.

Published on Wednesday, 15 January 2014

More success as Rossendale is ranked the 8th best Council in the UK for food hygiene enforcement.

Don’t be caught out by Flash Flooding this summer - be prepared!

Published on Friday, 14 June 2013

A joint press release from the Environment Agency and Rossendale Borough Council on flash flooding preparation.

Managing the Flood Risk in Rossendale

Published on Tuesday, 18 September 2012

A multi-agency meeting has taken place to review the recent flooding incidents in Rossendale.

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