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Bacup Cemetery

01706 238601https://www.rossendale.gov.uk/info/210217/bereavement_services/10660/rossendale_cemeteriesVisit website

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 (...)

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Burnley & District Canine Society

07934741941http://burnleycaninesociety.webs.com/Visit website

Burnley & District Canine Society provide ringcraft and socialisation classes every 2nd Tuesday at 7pm. Currently closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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Civic Pride Rossendale

07955110199https://www.civic-pride.org.ukVisit website

Civic Pride Rossendale (Gardening, Litter Picking, Rewilding and other projects) covers the Rawtenstall, Crawshawbooth, Waterfoot and Edenfield areas.  We have helped create and now maintain many Community Gardens that help to brighten up the area for the local residents, but also creates an attractive setting to showcase the surrounding moorlands (...)

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Cycling Projects

01925 575628http://www.cycling.org.uk/Visit website

Cycling Projects is a national UK cycling charity which promotes inclusive cycling through a range of successful community engagement programmes that give people the opportunity to cycle on a regular basis; through help, support and guidance. Most noticeably this is all achieved through its two nationally acclaimed initiatives Wheels for (...)

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East Lancashire Bat Group

0345 1300 228https://www.bats.org.uk/support-bats/bat-groups/north-west-england/east-lancashire-bat-groupVisit website

The East Lancashire Bat Group is dedicated to the conservation of bats in the boroughs of Blackburn with Darwen, Ribble Valley, Hyndburn, Pendle, Burnley, and Rossendale that make up Pennine Lancashire.

Our membership is open to all with an interest in bats.

We aim to help to conserve bats, their (...)

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East Lancashire Beekeepers Association

01706 222849https://www.eastlancsbees.org.ukVisit website

The Blackburn & East Lancashire Beekeepers Association are a group of beekeepers in East Lancashire, North West England. The aim of our group is to assist and educate beekeepers, to encourage beekeeping as a hobby, and to promote natural beekeeping methods.

New beekeepers are always welcome to join us. Please (...)

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East Lancashire Scouts

01254 877 573https://www.eastlancashirescouts.org.uk/Visit website

East Lancashire Scouts is run by volunteers who are passionate about providing life-changing adventure and skills for life to young people in East Lancashire. It is split into 5 age groups, each with their own unique challenges, opportunities, and experiences to take part in!

Beavers – 6 to 8 year-olds (...)

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Haslingden Cemetery

01706 238601https://www.rossendale.gov.uk/info/210217/bereavement_services/10660/rossendale_cemeteriesVisit website

Haslingden Cemetery is the youngest and smallest of Rossendale Borough Council’s cemeteries with just under 6 acres in use. The first interment took place on the 29 April 1902.

There is a small chapel which can accommodate 50 people seated.  It also has toilet facilities and a water tap for visitors to (...)

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Incredible Edible Rossendale


Incredible Edible is a national voluntary body which promotes community cohesion by growing food in open spaces. We encourage people to grow their own both at home and in shared spaces.

We promote good healthy eating and choices and believe that food encourages kindness and consideration of others. We have (...)

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Lancashire Wildlife Trust

01772 324129https://www.lancswt.org.uk/Visit website

The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside is your local branch of the Lancashire Wildlife Trust charity, working to protect wildlife and nature for the future.

We are a key voice for nature, both locally and nationally. We manage reserves, deliver specialist projects and have a people and (...)

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Whitworth Cemetery

01706 238601https://www.rossendale.gov.uk/info/210217/bereavement_services/10660/rossendale_cemeteriesVisit website

Whitworth Cemetery was opened for burials in 1879.  The site caters for Catholic, Church of England and Non Conformist burials.  It also has a refurbished chapel for hire which can seat around 48 people.

The dedicated garden of remembrance offers an alternative site for the burial of cremated remains in addition (...)

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