Month: August 2017

Veterans in Communities (VIC)

VIC Newsletter – August 2017

The August edition of the VIC newsletter is out with the latest news from Veterans in Communities.

It has been another busy month for VIC and you can download a copy of the past months news by following this link: VIC_News_Aug_17

The VIC website and Facebook page is regularly (…)

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Haslingden Community Street Fair 2017

This year’s Street Fair will take place on 3rd September 2017 between 11am – 4pm on Haslingden’s Deardengate.

There will be local bands and entertainment including the Haslingden Concert Band.  Various fairground rides and other activities including a bouncy castle and face-painting will be there, and of course there will (…)

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Rossendale 60’s Festival 8-10 Sept 2017

The Rossendale 60’s Festival is now in its fifth year and this year takes place between 8th and 10th September 2017.

The Festival is Rossendale Valley wide and includes events in Rawtenstall, Bacup, Haslingden and Whitworth.  The Festival’s main aim is to attract and expose visitors to the beauty, heritage (…)

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Christians Against Poverty

CAP Debt Help

Free debt help is available for people in Rossendale from an award-winning UK debt counselling charity.

A consortium of local churches have joined forces with Christians Against Poverty (CAP) to help people and families across the Rossendale Valley over the next twelve months by offering home visits for those affected by debt problems.

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Stubbylee Sports Afternoon 17-9-17

Come and join in an afternoon of family sport at Stubbylee Park on 17th September 2017.

Everybody is welcome.  There will be Rounders, Football and Cricket on offer so bring picnics and jumpers for goalposts!

The event organised by Stubbylee Community Greenhouses and Rossendale Leisure Trust is on all afternoon from (…)

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Stroke Association

Stroke Association Survey August 2017

The Stroke Association are keen to find out more about how they can best meet supporter’s needs and the needs of those affected by stroke.

To help do this they would really appreciate you taking the time to answer a few questions in their short survey.

The survey should only take around (…)

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Accrington and Rossendale College ACCROSS

Fitness Instructing course with Accrington & Rossendale College

Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Starting September 2017!

Accrington & Rossendale College have a new Fitness Instructing course starting in September. The qualification aims to provide candidates with the essential skills and knowledge needed to work as a fitness instructor and be able to organise programmes through gym-based (…)

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Whitworth Cemetery Heritage Open Day 10/9/17 – Volunteers Needed!

Valley Heritage are working with Rossendale Council to hold a public heritage day at Whitworth Cemetery on 10th September between 2-4pm 

One of the chapels will be open to the public and there will be historic information about the chapels and cemetery on display and to take away as leaflets.  There might also (…)

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LWC Mindfit Programme Sept 17

The Lancashire Women’s Centre September MindFit courses are ready to book onto

The MindFit programme of therapeutic courses is a carefully designed progression package which leads individuals to improved wellbeing.

MindFit has been developed to provide a voyage of self-discovery, with learners progressing carefully through a series of 5 week (…)

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world gravy wrestling

Annual World Gravy Wrestling Championships 2017

It’s that time of year again!  The crazy World Gravy Wrestling Championships will be on the 28th of August 2017

The charity event at the Rose ‘n Bowl, Stacksteads will once again raise funds for the East Lancashire Hospice and the nominated charities of the competitors.

It is a great (…)

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