Month: May 2018

Action Fraud

ActionFraud: TSB Port Out Alert

There has been an increase in reports made in May by TSB customers relating to “port-out” fraud.

Fraudsters are number porting a victim’s telephone number to a SIM card under their control and then using the number to access the victim’s bank accounts.

The increase in the number of (…)

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Action Fraud

ActionFraud: TSB Phishing Attacks

There has been a sharp rise in fraudsters sending out fake text messages (smishing) and phishing emails claiming to be from TSB.

The increase in the number of reports corresponds with the timing of TSB’s computer system update, which resulted in 1.9 million users being locked out of their (…)

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Short DIY Courses With Accrington & Rossendale College

This June Accrington & Rossendale College will be offering short evening construction courses at their main campus in Accrington.

These short introductory courses will give you the skills you need for home DIY projects or to help you upskill or provide the basic knowledge so that you can move (…)

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ELR 1940’s Weekend

Dust off your dancing shoes for a weekend of vintage glamour at the East Lancs Railway’s award winning 1940’s weekend.

All the stops are pulled out to bring you live music and entertainment, historical exhibitions and more from Britain’s finest hour!

Various 1940s themed events and re-enactments will be (…)

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open air yoga

Whitaker Park: Free Open Air Yoga Session

Enjoy an open air free yoga session in the Whitaker grounds

To celebrate World Yoga Day on Thursday 21 June local yogi, Briony Gardner (pictured), will be hosting a free hour-long yoga class at 6pm in Whitaker Park on the grass in front of the Whitaker building. Come rain or (…)

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hyndburn jobs fair

Hyndburn Jobs Fair – Friday 6th July 12-3pm

Hyndburn Jobs and Apprenticeship Fair is coming to Accrington!

Accrington & Rossendale College is working in partnership with Hyndburn Borough Council to host a Jobs and Apprenticeship Fair on Friday 6th July at Accrington Town Hall from 12 noon until 3pm.  Admission is free.

Previous fairs have been hugely successful (…)

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Homewise Memory Matters Project

Homewise Newsletter May 2018

The latest newsletter from the Homewise Disability Aids Recycling Centre is now available.

Affordable daily living aids save Homewise customers 70% on average compared to buying brand new.  They have an offer on Wheeled Commodes until the end of June.

For the latest information and contact details for the organisation, (…)

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bprcvs infoshare

BPRCVS Info Share 24th May 2018

The latest  information from Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Council for Voluntary Service is now available.

You can view their latest infoshare newsletter by following this link:

The bulletin contains details of funding, community organisations and what’s on in Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.

To receive future bulletins direct to your (…)

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BME Express

The BME Express: Edition 35

The latest edition of the Lancashire BME Network newsletter is now available.

Follow this link for the latest quality information: BME Express: Edition 35

If you wish to submit any articles, advertisements or additional information to be included in the newsletter please send it to by (…)

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Dancing Tree

The Whitaker ‘Dancing Tree’ Exhibition

The Whitaker Museum & Art Gallery presents an exhibition by artist rarely seen in public

From Saturday 23 June until Sunday 12 August 2018, the Whitaker Museum and Art Gallery will play host to ‘The Dancing Tree’, an exhibition by a much admired but rarely exhibited artist, Mike Knowles.

Members (…)

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