In the Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector (VCFS) we have known for a long time that what we do has health benefits for the people we support and are involved with us. We don’t prescribe tablets or medicine, but we do enable people to get a health benefit from our (…)
Campaigns & Appeals
Every year, Rossendale Community First Responders hold a Bottle Tombola stall on Helmshore Farmer’s Market to raise funds to keep the group going.
Please can we appeal for a bottle (or two) to put on their stall, please? Bottles could be left with any member of the team or contact (…)
Help “run out homelessness” with The M3 Project’s 5K Trail Fun Run.
The Youth Homelessness charity the M3 Project have organised a charity 5K trail run on Wednesday 12th September 2018 at Marl Pits, Rawtenstall (BB4 7SN).
Hold a Tea & Talk to mark World Mental Health Day 2018
Tea & Talk is flagship fundraiser and marks World Mental Health Day on 10th October. Since its conception in 2009, Tea & Talk has had thousands of sign-ups and raised over £150,000 for the Mental (…)
CAST have enjoyed their time in Weir, Broadclough and Sharneyford with their Heritage Asset Listing Project.
A well attended History and Heritage talk took place at the Doals Centre was followed by a useful Asset Management Training Workshop a week later. This allowed participants to identify suitable options which (…)
John Vaughan is on a mission! He is running the Lakeland 50 to raise some cash for Rossendale Special Ski Club.
On Saturday 28th July John will be running the 50 mile ultra marathon in the Lake District. The route starts from the Northern end of Ullswater before following the (…)
Lancashire Constabulary want to let you know that they continue to get reports of rogue traders and bogus builders targeting people in Lancashire.
Those in our communities who are the most elderly and vulnerable are often particularly at risk.
Examples of their criminal behaviour can include convincing people they need (…)
Lancashire Police Urge Businesses To Spot The Signs Of Modern Slavery
Lancashire Police is asking businesses in the construction and food processing industries to be on the lookout for employees who may have been trafficked into forced labour.
Modern slavery can take many forms and recent statistics show that 47 (…)
On 24 July 2018 the Samaritans are hosting a 24-hour event called The Big Listen.
They’ve chosen the 24th of July (24/7) to highlight the fact that they’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round, for anyone who is struggling to cope.
Last year the (…)
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 (…)