The 2nd Rossendale Scout Group is a thriving community of young people aged between 6 and 25. We are based in Bacup and are committed to providing a fun, vibrant and safe place for young people to develop themselves.
From archery and acting to street sports and zorbing, being (...)
From archery and acting to street sports and zorbing, being a Scout gives you the chance to get stuck into loads of activities you wouldn’t normally get to do.
Chief Scout Bear Grylls says life is about grabbing opportunities! We agree! Above everything else, Scouting is all about enjoying yourself, (...)
“Abba Care Home is registered to provide accommodation and personal care for up to 6 people with mental health conditions. The home is a detached house situated within five acres of fields, farms and gardens. It is located near to the small village of Weir. Accommodation is provided in single (...)
Bacup Borough FC as a community-based football club continues to strive to be the best that we can be in every area and our commercial avenues are no different. Bacup Borough FC covers all areas of Commercial activities from match day hospitality to sponsorship and advertising opportunities at the Brian (...)
Bacup Business Association is a proactive group run by local business people working towards improving trade in the OL13 area. Right now we are creating new and exciting events in Bacup to boost our local economy and WE NEED YOU to get involved too!
Bacup Camera Club is a small friendly club of people interested in improving their photography through workshops, lectures, appraisals and competitions. We meet weekly between September and May on Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm at St Mary’s Parish Hall, Dale Street, Bacup, OL13 8AP.
During the summer we have local evening (...)
Bacup Cemetery opened in April 1862, and to date more than 40,000 interments have been carried out within the 17 acre grounds. Further expansion land is available to the south of the cemetery as and when required.
Bacup is the oldest of the Council’s cemeteries. Before the cemetery opened in (...)
Community Partnerships are informal partnerships involving:Local residents and representatives of local community groups Borough and County Councillors Rossendale Borough Council, Lancashire Police and Together Housing.
There are four Community Partnerships across Rossendale covering the areas of:Haslingden Rawtenstall Bacup Whitworth
Community Partnerships promote engagement and partnership working at the community level. Rossendale’s heritage (...)
Membership of Bacup Consortium Trust is now open to any resident of Rossendale or anyone who works in the Borough and shares our aims which are essentially to improve the health and well-being of people who use our services. We work holistically within an ecological framework and aim to be (...)
Bacup Credit Union is a community savings and loans co-operative, where members pool their savings and responsibly lend to one another. You can save as little as you want each week or month (up to a maximum of £15,000) and borrow responsibly. They offer savings and great value loans plus (...)
Bacup Cricket Club is a community amatuer sports club providing cricket facilities for everyone, young and old. we have 3 senior sides that play in the Lancashire Cricket League. We also have 5 junior sides from under 15’s down to under 9’s
If you would like to become a member (...)
Bacup Family Centre provides a preventative family support service to families of all ages living in/around Bacup. Aiming to strengthen family relationships and help families/individuals to over the difficulties they face, develop their potential to care for themselves/family/wider community, helping them to bring about lasting, sustainable positive change to their lives.
Bacup Fellowship Of Churches have had charity shops on Market Street, Bacup since October 1991. All the money made goes back into the community. There is a children’s shop that sells toys, clothing ,books, bedding, prams, baby walkers,baby bouncers etc. (there is to much to list!). Next door there is also an adults (...)
Bacup Pride would like to invite Bacup to take part in the Bacup Flowerpot Festival – back again for 2018! Let your imagination run wild!
The trail and quiz will ensure you see most of the fabulous flowerpots that are around the town. Sculptures will be on show from July (...)
Bacup 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.
Services available at Bacup Library
Local studies collection
The Bacup Natural History Society & Museum was established in 1878, we have a collection of over 4,000 photographs and slides along with various historical documents on the Bacup and Stacksteads areas. Our museum, displays various domestic and military artefacts and we also hold one of the oldest flint & fossil collections in Lancashire.
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 (...)
Bacup Nursery School is a Nursery School maintained by Lancashire County Council. It offers places for 2, 3 and 4 year old children with extended services for our children through the Breakfast Club, Lunch Club, After School Club and full days, where needed.
At Bacup Nursery School we aim to (...)
Bacup Outdoor Market is a modern accessible market made up of cabins and open stalls. It is situated in the town centre and benefits from free parking. Our traders, full of character, offer a friendly and personal service second to none!
Open every Wednesday & Saturday from 9am to 4pm (...)
Bacup Pride were formed in September 2011 by a group of like-minded volunteers with the aims of improving the appearance of the fabric of the town, discouraging Crime and Antisocial behaviour, fostering Community Spirit and to promote and celebrate the history and heritage of Bacup and Stacksteads and the wider (...)
Rotary members are enthusiastic, fun-loving and active volunteers who give their time and talents to serve the communities both at home and overseas. These are dedicated people, men and women from business and professions, who share a common interest in helping others. Each member enjoys business as well as social (...)
We offer young people opportunities to participate in various activities including sports, arts & crafts, cooking, board games, issue based project work etc. alongside generic youth club activities such as (...)
The Britannia Coconut Dancers are a traditional male team only and like many of the traditional Morris and folk teams with no certainty can state the factual origins of the traditional dances that have been passed down through generations.
Every Easter Saturday no matter what the weather the Coconutters gather (...)
Britannia Community Primary School is in the heart of Lancashire’s Rossendale Valley. It was opened in 1928 as an Infant and Junior School for the Britannia area of Bacup.
The school is set in approximately three acres of mainly grassed playing fields. The original post-Edwardian building has had several extensions (...)
The Bacup committee has been fundrasing for Cancer Research UK since the late 1950’s. The next milestone is £500,000 and hoped to be reached soon.
Throughout the year we hold frundraising events including quizzes, Easter and Christmas fayres, collecting in local supermarkets and other events.
The Rossendale Debt Centre provides a free, home based debt counselling service for those in unmanageable debt within the BB4 and OL13 postcodes. If you feel weighed down by debt, we can help. CAP helps people regardless of their religious beliefs. Our service is not suitable for those who are (...)
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 (...)
Central Methodist Church, Bacup aims to be a caring christian family community, offering worship in the Methodist tradition, which honours God, welcomes children, members and visitors, and attracts newcomers in a spirit of openness, tolerance and friendship.
The church encourages children, and individuals of all ages to uphold the good (...)
Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on people’s rights and responsibilities.We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination We provide advice people need for the problems they face We campaign for change to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives We (...)
Cohens Chemist is part of the Cohens Group and a well loved brand name in community pharmacy. The Company was established in 1980 and is now one of Britain’s leading pharmacy chains with branches throughout the UK.
We are located mainly in the community and increasingly within new community health (...)
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 (...)
Whether you need contact lenses and spectacles in Bacup or eye examinations in Bacup and the surrounding area, Crowther Optometrists would like to be your first port of call. Everyone is welcome to try out our services, whether you are situated in Bacup, Burnley, Rawtenstall, Haslingden or Rochdale or further (...)
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 (...)
The Doals’ Community Centre is a multi-purpose building established for the benefit of everyone in its local community of Weir, near Bacup, Lancashire on the site of the former Doals Baptist Church.
The Doals’ Centre opened in September 2008, following five years of fund-raising by Weir Community Partnership (...)
The East Lancashire Recovery College is an open access college for people who would like to gain an insight into personal development and mental health well being.
All courses are free and are held at Stubbylee Hall in a pleasant, therapeutic environment.
Fern Hill House Care Home is a distinctive period property in a desirable Lancashire market town, occupying a central position in the local community, adjacent to a small communal park and about 100 yards from a variety of shops and amenities.
Bacup District runs from the village of Whitworth at the south end of the Rossendale Valley to (...)
All of us at Irwell Medical Practice aim to provide high quality healthcare to you, our patients. All our staff are dedicated to offer a professional service and strive to be courteous, friendly, and helpful to you.
You will find information about the practice such as how to join, make (...)
Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service – Bacup provides fire and rescue services on behalf of the Lancashire Combined Fire Authority to the people living or working in Lancashire.
Reducing risk, improving safety
Covering just over 3,000 square kilometres and growing ever more culturally diverse, Lancashire is a county of real (...)
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The Maden Early Years & Childcare Centre is a Non-Profit Nursery based within the Maden Centre in Bacup. We offer childcare for children aged between 0-4 years and we operate for 51 weeks of the year.
Within the play that we provide, we follow the Revised Early Years Foundation framework. This (...)
The Magdalene Project offer counselling and support mainly for survivors of sexual trauma but also dealing with issues of relationships, marriage, bereavement, domestic violence, anger etc.
We help survivors of any age, race, faith, gender, irrespective of their ability to pay. The support is offered free at the point of (...)
Moorlands Park is one of 44 children’s playgrounds in the Rossendale area maintained by the council.
Toilets: No, Car Park: No, Age range: Junior, Toddlers: Yes, Equipment: Slide, Cradle Swing, See Saw, Climbing Frame, Roundabout, Pitch, Bowling Green
Information kindly provided by Rossendale Borough Council – Aug 2016
To report a parks (...)
Northern Primary School is located in the rural village of Weir, close to Bacup in the Rossendale Valley. We currently have 195 children on role from the ages of 4 to 11.
Parents comment on the sense of community at Northern Primary School and this is something that we are (...)
Olive House Home for Older People provides accommodation and personal care for up to 40 older people. The home is located close to the centre of Bacup.
Looking to keep active and to make new friends?
Our centres have so much to offer. A place to make friends and link with the local community, social activities such as cinema nights and dinner dances, a caring and stimulating environment, fully equipped for those with physical conditions or dementia, help with bathing needs, (...)
We are all volunteers and the thing that brings us together is the belief that putting some effort into digging and diplomacy can make the future of (...)
On 6 April 2015 new pension reforms came into effect which included new freedoms giving people the opportunity to decide what they do with their pension pot.
Pension Wise is a new government service set up to help people understand the pension options available to them. It offers guidance to (...)
The Rossendale Borough Council One Stop Shop provides a face to face walk in centre that deals with a variety of Council enquiries, suggestions, requests and complaints.
It has generically trained customer service advisors who strive to respond to as many queries as quickly and efficiently as possible.
The One (...)
Rossendale Leisure Trust is the largest not for profit social enterprise in the Valley, established in 2004 with aspirations to promote an active and healthy community within Rossendale. as a company we also hold a charitable status.
Rossendale Shotokan Karate Club has been teaching Traditional Shotokan Karate in the Rossendale Valley for 30 years, providing excellent opportunities to learn self defence, make friends, improve health and fitness, flexibility and self confidence.
The best way to find out if Karate is right for you is- Have a go! (...)
The Rossendale Works project will actively engage with economically inactive individuals by promoting engagement through sport, volunteering or activities.
Candidates will either be in receipt of out of work benefits or be disengaged completely from society. After completing a series of confidence enhancing activities they will be offered the opportunity (...)
Bacup Royal Court Theatre is operated by Bacup Royal Court Theatre Group. Bacup Royal Court Theatre Group is a registered charity and everybody who works at the theatre is a volunteer.
We hire our professional theatre and conference facilities to community organisations, performing groups, local societies, dance and (...)
Sharneyford Primary School is a thriving village school situated in a semi rural area of Bacup. Staff, children, parents and governors work together to provide a safe, caring, family environment where every child is valued and encouraged to meet their full potential. This was recognised in our 2014 OFSTED inspection, (...)
Rossendale’s Spectacle Factory Shop has a fantastic range of stylish and affordable frames for men, women and children.
Our highly trained opticians are on hand to help you select a frame that suits your lifestyle, prescription, skin tone and face shape. We have a vast choice of spectacles, from Dolce (...)
At St. Mary’s RC Primary School Bacup we are very proud of the strong home, school and parish links that have continued to develop over many decades. You can find out more about our community and history within the section ‘Our Catholic School.’
We aim to provide a happy living (...)
At St. Saviour’s we pride ourselves in being a ‘small school with a big heart’ as we continually strive to ensure that each and every child develops to achieve their full potential whilst having fun along the way!
Hence, our curriculum has been designed to enthuse and engage, promote high (...)
Stubbylee Community Greenhouses is an open access site which is socially inclusive for everyone, where new skills can be learned and accomplished in a non-judgemental, supportive environment.
The project challenges the stigma that mental ill-health represents for many. Referrals are welcome but not necessary.
The community ethos we have is (...)
The Astronomy Centre is a major resource for both amateur astronomers and the general public. Based above Todmorden in the North West of England, we have facilities and on-site equipment for both members and visitors.
The site offers a good compromise providing a reasonably dark site, while remaining close to (...)
At The Laurels, we offer care to suit an individual’s needs, long term care for those who need daily Nursing and Residential care. We have a very proactive activity organizer to provide our residents exciting and interesting activities, taking account of residents’ interest.
Thorn Bank/Hawthorn Road Play Area is one of 44 children’s playgrounds in the Rossendale area maintained by the council.
Toilets: No, Car Park: No, Age range: Infant, Toddlers: Yes
Equipment: Slide, Cradle Swing, Climbing Frame, Roundabout, Multi-Use Games Area
Information kindly provided by Rossendale Borough Council – Aug 2016
Thorn Primary School offers all its pupils an exciting range of opportunities designed to stimulate young minds and enhance their learning experiences.
Without doubt, the outdoor learning environment at Thorn Primary School is outstanding, as is the education your child will receive in our spacious school.
We were delighted when (...)
Trinity Baptist Church Bacup are a community of about 100 people who come together for worship each week on a Sunday morning. We are a mix of old and young, families and singles, long-time followers of Jesus and those who are just beginning their walk with Him.
Our aim (...)
Established by a group of volunteers in 2015, we are a type of organisation known as a building preservation trust. You can find building preservation trust’s or ‘BPT’s as they are often called all over the country. A not-for-profit organisation, BPT’s are usually registered charities and are driven by communities (...)
Welcome to Weir Baptist Church, a church with a vision to be the Christian community of Jesus Christ in service to the peoples of Weir and their neighbours. We are both family and singles friendly with a small congregation aged between 7 and 90! We warmly invite all to (...)
Weir Pride is a community organisation established in the village of Weir to help improve the village and to encourage the community to take pride in the area.
We do this by holding community activities including clean ups, bulb planting, painting bus shelters, encouraging people to clean up after dogs (...)