Month: April 2018

Veterans in Communities (VIC)

VIC Newsletter – April 2018

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

You can download a copy here: VIC News April 2018 (pdf)

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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L1 Childcare Course at The Waterside

There are still a few places available to join this Childcare Course at the Waterside Centre, Accrington.

The course runs between 9:15am and 12:15pm on Tuesdays for 10 weeks.  For anyone interested in making those first steps towards a career in childcare, this course would be a good way to (…)

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Mental Health Awareness Week

What are you doing for Mental Health Awareness Week?

Mental Health Awareness Week is just three weeks away! Are you hosting an event or Looking for something to do?

One of the things that makes the week so special is the hundreds of organic events that take place all over the country in schools, workplaces, communities and even people’s homes.


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Volunteers Week

Take a look at the new Volunteers’ Week website

Volunteers’ Week 2018 is just over a month away and the new look Volunteers’ Week website is now up and running.

Find stories on what Volunteers’ Week means to volunteers and the organisations they give time to (…)

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Young people, CAMHS needs you!

Young people, CAMHS needs you!  Do you want to see children and young people thrive in their everyday lives?

Do you want to help redesign services across Lancashire for young people with emotional health and wellbeing issues?

CAMHS are currently undergoing a redesign of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health (…)

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Action Fraud

FIFA World Cup 2018 Ticket Alert

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June – 15th July 2018.  The worldwide demand for match tickets is expected to be significant.

Action Fraud have been alerted to several websites which are offering World Cup Tickets for sale, some at highly inflated prices. A FIFA (…)

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Rossendale Borough Council Logo

RBC Syrian Refugee Resettlement Scheme

Resettling Syrian Refugee Families Landlords and Letting Agents – How you can help.

Are you willing to rent a property at an affordable rate and for a minimum of 12 months that would allow the refugees to come to Rossendale for sanctuary and resettlement?

Letting Agents and Landlords with self-contained family (…)

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Living Well Living Better

Living Well Living Better Awards

Help Rossendale Borough Council celebrate the hard work of groups and individuals across the Valley.

The Living Well Living Better Project has been a pilot scheme funded by the Department of Communities and Local Government to find new and innovative ways to tackle loneliness and isolation.

These awards (…)

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Diabetes Prevention Week 2018

East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen CCGs are urging people to choose a healthier lifestyle this Diabetes Prevention Week (16 – 22 April 2018).

Type 2 diabetes is largely preventable through lifestyle changes and can cause health problems such as:

Sight loss Kidney failure Heart attack Stroke

Dr Rahul Thakur (…)

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Community Assets Standing Tall (CAST)

Crawshawbooth Area History & Heritage Talk

CAST are hosting a History & Heritage Talk at the Crawshawbooth Quaker Meeting House on Saturday 2-4pm

Find out more information about the Heritage Listing Project in Bacup with this History & Heritage Talk.

Talk to the project team, and local historians about what constitutes a community asset, and how your submissions (…)

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