Rossendale is part of the ancient Forest of Rossendale, which consists of the steep-sided valleys of the River Irwell and its tributaries, which flow from the Pennines southwards to Manchester and cut through the moorland which is characteristic of the area. It was given the designation of “forest” in medieval (…)
Month: June 2018
2,000 amazing volunteers − one big thank you! The monthly NAS e-newsletter is now available.
NAS celebrated Volunteers’ Week at the start of June, saying thank you to all the amazing people who give up their time to help others. NAS have over 2,000 superstar volunteers and without these helpful heroes, (…)
Burnley Pendle and Rossendale CVS will be holding a short GDPR training session for voluntary and community groups at Futures Park Bacup.
The session will take place at 1pm on Monday 2nd July in the Council Chamber at Rossendale Borough Council.
To book on the event contact CVS on 01282 (…)
Despite setbacks during the last 12 months it was recently announced that the restoration of Haslingden Baths could recommence later this year.
Break ins, vandalism and extensive theft of materials/fixtures have been prevalent and this has disrupted progress considerably.
A new Community Benefit Society has been formed to resurrect (…)
The latest BPRCVS InfoShare from Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Council for Voluntary Service is now available.
You can view their latest infoshare newsletter by following this link: https://mailchi.mp/26008c68388d/bprcvs-newsletter-1212569?e=a108202808
The bulletin contains details of funding, community organisations and what’s on in Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.
To receive future bulletins (…)
Join Rossendale Borough Council’s Citizens Panel and tell them what you think about Council services.
As a resident of Rossendale your opinions are extremely important to help the council better understand the needs and experiences of local people. They use what you say to help improve the services that are (…)
This summer, in partnership with their friends at Apna, Haslingden Methodist Church are running free Food workshops for women from all backgrounds.
The workshops will be on Wednesday from 10am to 12 noon on 4th July, 11th July and 18th July. They will either be held in the church’s Upper (…)
CAST had a lovely day at the Great Get Together last Saturday (23rd June).
The weather was wonderful, a bit breezy as the town square always is but warm and sunny. CAST spoke to lots of people about the Rossendale Heritage Listing Project and hopefully they have encouraged you to (…)
The Whitaker Museum & Art Gallery will play host to the inaugural Solstices Film Festival this weekend.
The newly formed Solstices community group, based in Rossendale, have curated a programme of outstanding films and outdoor entertainment which will take place at the Whitaker between Friday 22 June and Sunday (…)
Vidya Matha are looking for brave individuals who want to face their fears and walk 15ft on smouldering hot coals.
Fire walking is a great way to achieve something you never thought you would be able to do and raise some money for the “Pashupati Animal Sanctuary” at the same (…)