The Government has announced a package of measures and financial help to help those directly affected by recent storms

Households and businesses in Rossendale affected by flooding during Storms Ciara and Dennis may be able to receive financial help.

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Recycling advice


The most important thing we can all do to tackle the problem of waste is to reduce the amount we create in the first place.

  • Take your own bags when you go shopping
  • Buy products with little packaging so that less ends up in your rubbish bin.
  • Throwing good food away costs the average person in the UK around £200 a year, and the average family £700. Love Food Hate Waste have useful tips on the storage of food, tasty recipes and advice on portioning
  • Stop junk mail and faxes through the Mail Preference Service
  • Avoid disposable nappies - Go Real! Real nappies are easy to use, easy on your pocket, easy on our environment and look great on your baby.