Rossendale Community Awards

Do you know someone that works tirelessly to help others? Have you benefited from a project or event? Are you proud of someone? If so, please do not hesitate to nominate them for a Community Award

Community Awards Nomination form

Town twinning

Rossendale – Bocholt town twinning

Rossendale Borough Council is twinned with Bocholt in Germany.  Contact with Bocholt can be made through the Friends of Bocholt: Mr John Davey Tel: 01706 215203 or email: [email protected] 

Find out more about the history of the twinning in this section.

Rossendale - Bocholt

Town twinning grants - Bocholt

The council gives out small grants to support town twinning activities.  Find out more in this section or email [email protected]  

Town twinning grant application guidance

Town twinning grant application

Rossendale links with Engels

Rossendale has had a link with the town of Engels in Russia since 1998.  Find out more about the friendship agreement in this section.


Town twinning of Whitworth and Kandel

Whitworth Town Council also has a twinning agreement.  

Whitworth Town Council and Kandel in Germany became twinned in 1966. Find out more about the twinning agreement in this section. 

Whitworth and Kandel