Month: November 2017

Accrington and Rossendale College ACCROSS

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Brand new course starting February 2018 – Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism.

Accrington & Rossendale College have a new course starting in February 2018 aimed at people who wish to develop their understanding of autism or who may work in a career which supports individuals with autism.

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DFR Newsletter Autumn 2017

The latest edition of the DfR newsletter is now available to download:

Dementia Newsletter 11 Autumn 2017 (pdf)

The latest updates on activities, new ideas and details of groups offering support and raising awareness of dementia-related issues across our community.

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Sofa Surfers Are The Invisible Homeless – They Need Your Support

This a call to all community leaders and anybody that may be interested in supporting a new approach to tackling homelessness.

Josh Collins has first hand experience of sofa surfing but is one of the success stories of someone who has managed – with help from friends, to stop before (…)

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Bacup Christmas Lights Switch on and Christmas Market

Bacup Christmas Lights Switch on and Christmas Market will take place on Wednesday 6th December

The festivities organised by Rotary start at 4pm with the Christmas Lights Switch-on at Irwell Terrace (outside Woodcocks solicitors) at approximately 4.30pm.   Local primary schools; Northern and St Mary’s have been preparing with Sean Ruane (…)

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Project Worker Vacancy: Veterans in Communities

Full-time Project Worker Opportunity with Veterans in Communities 

Veterans in Communities is seeking a pro-active, energetic and focused Project Worker to fulfil their role within the Integrated Neighbourhood Teams in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale.

This is a full time role, 37.5 hours per week, and requires skills (…)

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Stop Loan Sharks Christmas Campaign 2017

The Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) are launching a new social media campaign as part of Stop Loan Sharks Week 2017.

The campaign will run from Monday 4 to Friday 8 December and will consist of tweets, advice articles and media links being shared from our Stop Loan Sharks Facebook (…)

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Veterans in Communities (VIC)

VIC Newsletter – November 2017

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

You can download a copy here: VIC News Nov17 (pdf)

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

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Scout and Guide Fundraising Christmas Fayre

The 21st Rossendale Scout Group and 1st Rossendale Guides are holding their Annual Fundraising Christmas Fayre

The event takes place at the Scout Headquarters, Cherry Crescent, Rawtenstall on Saturday 2nd December 2017, from 12 noon until 3.30pm.

There will be a variety of stalls to browse and soup and rolls (…)

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Accrington and Rossendale College ACCROSS

Great courses starting soon with Accrington & Rossendale College

ACCROSS  have great opportunities in East Lancashire happening throughout the winter months, before Christmas and after!

Their adult community courses are a great way to gain a qualification to help learners progress into work or into higher level qualifications. Courses are FREE for people who are unemployed, actively seeking work (…)

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Edgeside Community Carol Service 13/12/17

On Wednesday 13 December at 7.30pm St Anne’s Church, Edgeside will be hosting their Community Carol Service.

People and organisations serving the communities of Edgeside, Waterfoot, Cowpe and Whitewell Bottom are all invited to come and join in this annual event. Water Band will also be there to provide (…)

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