Month: October 2017

Time To Change The Way We All Think And Act About Mental Health

Burnley FC in the Community are supporting Time to Change with an event at Turf Moor

The event in the Jimmy McIlroy stand at Burnley FC’s football ground is on Thursday 16th November from 12:00 – 15:30.

Time to Change is England’s biggest ever campaign to change the way (…)

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Tales of Birbal by Mashi Theatre at the Boo

Traveling story-tellers Mashi and Bhanji earn their keep by recreating enchanting tales of the great Moghul King Akbar and his wise companion, Birbal.

Using humour, puppetry, music and the occasional fake beard, Mashi and Bhanji bring to vivid life these famous tales from the Indian Sub-continent that have been (…)

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Gannow Christmas Cracker – 11th Nov 2017

Get ready for Christmas with this Christmas craft market with a difference.

BPRCVS are hosting the inaugural Gannow Christmas Cracker at Gannow Community Centre, Adamson Street, Burnley, BB12 6RB. It’s free entry and everyone is welcome to come along. It promises to be a real cracker!

The Christmas craft market (…)

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Vidya – Rooms for Hire

Community rooms for hire at Vidya.

Vidya have two beautiful large rooms available for hire. Situated at 331 Burnley Rd (the old Novak building) between Rawtenstall and Crawshawbooth, they are on the X43 bus route from Manchester to Burnley.  It’s a wonderful and peaceful sanctuary, with large windows looking out (…)

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New – Acquired Brain Injury Training Course

Accrington & Rossendale College are offering a new Acquired Brain Injury Training Course

On this course the causal factors of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) will be explored and a cognitive rehabilitation model will be presented as part of a wider care approach to support optimal functioning and individual recovery. The ethos (…)

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‘CIRCLES’ OCD Peer Support Group Stacksteads

Do you suffer with, care for or support someone with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

You are not alone!  Come along to the ‘Circles’ peer support group where you can talk in confidence with others who can relate to the challenges associated with this condition.

The group meet at Glen Crescent Community (…)

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Stubbylee Greenhouses Christmas Fair

Come and join Stubbylee Community Greenhouses for a Free Drink and Mince Pie at their Christmas Fair on 18th & 19th November.

As well as seasonal fare and home produce, there will be arts & crafts, artisan and gift stalls on offer.  Come along for a chat over a free drink (…)

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East Lancashire WRAP Workshops

The Service User Development Team will be running a series of WRAP Workshops in East Lancashire.

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.) is a framework with which people who experience mental health difficulties can develop an effective approach to overcoming distressing symptoms and unhelpful behaviour patterns.

By the end of (…)

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Whitworth Historical Society AGM 1-11-17

Whitworth Historical Society are holding their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday next week.

The event at the Whitworth Heritage Museum on North Street (OL12 8RE), is open to members and non-members alike and will be followed by a ‘Potato Pie Supper’.

Come along at 7.30pm on Wednesday, 1st November 2017 to find (…)

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Arunachala Mountain Retreat – India, October 2018

The Sri Ramana Devi Organisation, a charity based in Rossendale  is organising a retreat in South India for October 2018.

Heavily subsidised by the charity, the retreat is a once in a lifetime opportunity for people to experience the spiritual delights that India has to offer  the colours, the smells, (…)

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