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Bacup Natural History Society

http://www.bacupnaturalhistorysociety.co.uk/Visit website

During the 1880s the club was open from 7 pm till 10 pm on weekdays, and from 2 pm till 11pm on Saturdays. A visitor to the town in 1903 asked a  resident where he would find the Nat museum.  After some questioning the resident replied “Oh! It’s the (...)

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Bacup Now

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To inform & engage with the Bacup community with a view to relaunching Bacup as a vibrant, dynamic and attractive town in which to live, work & play. This will be done through regular Community driven events and activities within the boundary of Bacup, and more interaction between Businesses, Community (...)

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CAST Heritage Listing Project

01706 875371http://www.communityasset.orgVisit website

The aim of the CAST Heritage Listing Project is to identify and list heritage assets throughout Rossendale from plaques and windows to walls and buildings (Valley Heritage will support regarding buildings at risk).

Rossendale will be divided into ten areas for this project. The project team will work in each (...)

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Community Assets Standing Tall (CAST)

01706 875371http://www.communityasset.org/Visit website

Community Assets Standing Tall (CAST) is a Community Interest Organisation (CIO) having charitable Status, Register No. 1153512 and run by a Board of Trustees made up from the local community.

Community Assets Standing Tall (CAST) was formed on 6th June 2013 when the need to identify and help protect community assets (...)

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Creative Community Hub

(01706) 833180http://www.veteransincommunities.org/creative-community-hub.htmlVisit website

The Art group was one of the first activities developed by VIC and through Darren Horsnell’s own experience of using art for its therapeutic benefits at Combat Stress; it was decided to set up a weekly group in Bacup in 2011.  The group has developed into one of our (...)

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Dansworks Dance Academy of Performing Arts CIC Ltd

(01706) 559671https://www.dansworks.co.uk/Visit website

Dansworks Dance Academy of Performing Arts is a place where you can learn to dance, sing, perform or act in a friendly and caring environment where every individual is treated with respect.  We respect individuality, so whatever you’re trying to achieve and whatever you’re capable of, we’ll make sure (...)

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Drystone Walling Association of Great Britain (Mid Lancs)

01925 721288http://www.dswa.org.uk/Visit website

The Drystone Walling Association of Great Britain (Mid Lancs) aims to teach and practice the art of dry stone walling in the countryside.

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East Lancashire CAMRA

https://eastlancs.camra.org.uk/Visit website

East Lancs CAMRA is the local organisation of the Campaign for Real Ale. The branch was set up in 1974 to pursue CAMRA’s objectives at local level. This involves the promotion of real ale, real cider & perry and publicising where it may be enjoyed. We are also interested in preserving the character (...)

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East Lancashire Railway

0161 764 7790http://www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk/Visit website

The history of the East Lancashire Railway is the story of a heroic struggle to keep a dying part of Britain’s heritage alive, a struggle that still goes on today.

The Railway’s past is inextricably linked to that of the area’s industry. The railways provided industries with a vital (...)

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Fifty-Something Theatre Company

01282 771242http://fifty-somethingtheatrecompany.weebly.com/Visit website

The Fifty-Something Theatre Company are a community theatre company based in Burnley, Lancashire, who perform for various organisations in the local area, including community centres and retirement homes. Our actitivies include acting and singing as well as writing our own sketches and poems.

If you live in the area and (...)

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Friends of Helmshore Mills Textile Museum

(01706) 226459http://friendsofhelmshore.co.uk/Visit website

The aim of the Friends is to promote, support, assist and generally further the purpose of the Helmshore Mills Textile Museum by voluntary action and fund raising activities.

The museum itself consists of two mills; the Higher Mill which is a woollen fulling mill built in 1789 and driven by (...)

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Friends of Whitworth Library Group (FOWLG)

The Friends of Whitworth Library Group (FOWLG) has been set up as a response to LCC making cuts to library services.

The non-party, apolitical group believes that the loss of this community hub, which offers a variety of activities in addition to the usual book lending and IT facilities, (...)

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0800 999 2016https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/Visit website

We are the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK

We empower 240,000 girls to be their best and face the challenges of growing up today. We’ve been doing that through adventure, friendship and fun for over 100 years. Through fun, friendship, challenge and adventure we empower (...)

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Haslingden Concert Band

07778 506617http://haslingdenconcertband.btck.co.uk/Visit website

We are a local concert band situated in the Rossendale Valley who rehearse every Thursday night at the Methodist Church on Manchester Road, Haslingden  starting around 19:30. We aim to enjoy a relaxed, friendly evening playing music together with music that varies from the great marches and musicals to swing and rock.

All players of wind instruments are welcome to (...)

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Haslingden Library

0300 1236703https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries-and-archives/libraries/find-a-library/haslingden-library.aspxVisit website

Haslingden Library is one of four libraries in Rossendale.  Lancashire County Council provide library services from branches and mobile libraries. Making a difference through accessible reading, learning and information. Joining the library is free and you can join at any age.

Library members have free access to many premium online resources (...)

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