Month: June 2018

Birds of Prey In Rossendale

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 (…)

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NAS newsletter June 2018

NAS Monthly e-Newsletter 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, (…)

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gdpr training

GDPR Training Session

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  (…)

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haslingden baths

Haslingden Pool Update

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 (…)

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bprcvs infoshare

BPRCVS InfoShare 28th June 2018

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:

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

To receive future bulletins (…)

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Citizens Panel

RBC Citizens Panel

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 (…)

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greens Food Workshops

Haslingden Methodist Food Workshops

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 (…)

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cast get together 2018

CAST Update 26th June 2018

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 (…)

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Solstices Film Festival

New Whitaker Solstices Film Festival

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 (…)

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Vidya Fire walk

Brave Soles Wanted for Fire walk

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 (…)

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