Month: July 2017

Accrington and Rossendale College ACCROSS

Brand New Hair & Beauty Course!

This new academic year Accrington & Rossendale College are able to offer a new Introductory Hair & Beauty course

ACCROSS are looking to work in partnership with organisations who think this course would be of interest to their clients.  The course is completely free of charge for anyone who is over (…)

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ELRC Summer Courses 2017

East Lancs Recovery College have a range of interesting courses running throughout the Summer.

You can download their August prospectus here: ELRC Aug 17 Summer Courses.  Some of the courses on offer include:

‘6 Strings to Freedom’ is a guitar enablement course for all levels of player/performer.  Delivered in partnership with ELRC, SCG and Community (…)

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Whitworth Rushcart 2017

The annual Whitworth Rushcart celebrations will take place in the town on the afternoon of Sunday 3 September 2017.   

This is a family friendly event and all are welcome.  The procession will leave from Whitworth Museum, North Street, Whitworth, at 1.00pm.

Featuring numerous traditional morris dance troupes (including the (…)

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Veterans In Communities July 2017 Newsletter

The July edition of the VIC newsletter is now available containing the latest news from Veterans In Communities.

You can download a copy here: VIC News July 17

If you require any hard copies of the newsletter then please don’t hesitate to contact Bob Elliott ( or one of (…)

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Consultation – Draft Local Plan for Rossendale (Regulation 18)

Rossendale Borough Council is asking for comments on the draft Local Plan which will replace the Core Strategy once it is adopted.

It has been prepared in accordance with The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012. The draft Local Plan identifies sites to help meet Rossendale’s (…)

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Papyrus News July 2017

The latest edition of the suicide prevention charity’s newsletter is now available.

Stories inside this edition include:

– Contacts to the PAPYRUS helpline, HOPELineUK, have seen a dramatic increase – especially around exam season

– PAPYRUS member Nikki lost her daughter Miranda to suicide. She tells her story and shares her aim (…)

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Vacancy: Support Worker at Disability Equality North West

Disability Equality (NW) Ltd are looking to appoint a Support Worker to support development of their Managed Accounts Service.

The service provides administrative support to enable disabled people to manage their health and social care budgets.

The post is for 13 hours per week at £8:45 per hour and is offered as a fixed (…)

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Wonderful Things! at Accrington College

Calling anyone who has kids aged 5-11 years old and in danger of boredom over the summer

Wonderful Things are coming to ACCROSS!  There are lots of activities for primary age children planned, and some are just irresistible like the pillow bashing on Friday!

Children from all schools are welcome. (…)

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Rossendale 60’s Festival 8th-10th September 2017

How Will You Spend Your 48 Hours At The Rossendale 60’s Festival 2017?

This year’s Rossendale 60’s Festival will be held over the weekend of 8th, 9th and 10th September and in addition to last years events, a number of new events are being added for 2017.

The Whitaker Museum and Art Gallery in Rawtenstall (…)

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Whitworth Mayor’s 60s Fundraiser 21/10/17

Tickets are now available for the 60s themed Mayor of Whitworth’s charity fundraiser

The event will take place on Saturday 21st october from 7pm until late at The Riverside, Market Street, Whitworth OL12 8DP

Tickets include a buffet and cost £15 each.  They are available from the council office, Janet (…)

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