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1st Haslingden Rangers

Rangers are part of GirlGuiding UK and this group is for girls aged 14-18 years.

We meet fortnightly on a Wednesday evening in Haslingden

Activities are varied and challenging, they are always girl led

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21st Rossendale Brownies

07909 570 359

Brownies is for all girls aged seven to ten

We currently have spaces in our Brownie Unit which meets 6.45-8pm  on a Monday evening.  We do not hold meetings in the school holidays.

Girls in Brownies have incredible experiences together, make brilliant friends and discover the world around them. Every (...)

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21st Rossendale Rainbows

07909 570 359

We currently have vacancies in our Rainbow Unit for girls aged 5-7 years old. This is an opportunity for girls to do Girl-Only activities including Scavenger Hunts, craft activities and attending our County Day with hundreds of other Rainbows!

We meet on Mondays from 6-7pm at Haslingden Baptist Church on (...)

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21st Rossendale Scout Group (St Mary’s, Rawtenstall)

01706 214106http://www.rossendalescouts.org.ukVisit website

We are a Rawtenstall based scout group open to all boys and girls aged 6 to 14 years with links to district sections for older young people. 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.

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2nd Rossendale Brownies

01706 260776

2nd Rossendale Brownies meet weekly during term time. We do lots of activities such as crafts, games, work on badges, trips out, visitors and lots of other fun activities. Helping the Brownies be the best they can be.

We meet on Wednesday evenings 6pm – 7:15pm

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2nd Rossendale Scout Group & Band (Bacup)

http://www.2ndrossendalescouts.org.uk/Visit website

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.

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38th Rossendale Scout Group (Cloughfold)

0845 305 8238http://www.38throssendalescouts.org.ukVisit website

38th Rossendale Scout Group are an open Scout Group based in Cloughfold, Rossendale.

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 (...)

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40th Rossendale Scout Group (Haslingden)

01706 215203http://www.rossendalescouts.org.ukVisit website

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 (...)

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42nd Rossendale – Trinity Baptist Beavers, Cubs & Scouts

http://www.rossendalescouts.org.ukVisit website

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, (...)

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43rd Rossendale Scout Group (Helmshore)

http://www.rossendalescouts.org.ukVisit website

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, (...)

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45th Rossendale Scout Group (Crawshawbooth)

01706 226378http://www.rossendalescouts.org.ukVisit website

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 (...)

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5th Rossendale Scout Group (Stacksteads)

http://www.rossendalescouts.org.ukVisit website

5th Rossendale Beaver Scout colony. We meet every Wednesday evening during term time, for boys and girls aged 6-8 years. Our motto is “fun and friends”. We meet in Stacksteads, Our Beaver leader is Laura Mathers.

New members are always welcome. Cubs meet Monday evenings aged 8-10 our cub (...)

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A,B & D Centre

07907 595933

The A,B & D Centre is a community day-care centre for older people and people with mental health problems.

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Aawaz – The Voice of Asian Women Across the Nation

01254 398176http://www.aawaz.org.ukVisit website

AAWAZ is a local registered charity, established in 1997. The charity works with women and families, with those people who are in most need.  The name AAWAZ mean “Voice” in Urdu and is the “voice” of Asian women across Lancashire and nationally.

The charity’s work revolves around the principle (...)

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Abaseen Foundation

07873 513068http://www.abaseenfoundation.org.ukVisit website

The Abaseen Foundation is a pioneering charity based in Lancaster with local fundraising and volunteering links in Rossendale.

The charity works to improve the lives of people in one of the poorest and most deprived areas of Khyber Pakhtunhwa, north west Pakistan.  Natural disasters like floods and earthquakes, and the (...)

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Abba Care Home

01706 879042

“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 (...)

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Access Ability

(01254) 841762http://www.accessability.org.uk/Visit website

Access Ability CIC provides support and services to disabled and deaf people, potential employers, their families and community members within the North West.

Our projects provide a holistic approach to support, guidance and training through weekly job clubs and social groups within local accessible locations. We work in partnership with (...)

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Accrington and District Blind Society

0300 365 3700http://www.accringtonblindsociety.org.uk/Visit website

Accrington & District Blind Society is an independent local charity supporting people with a sight loss in East Lancashire including Hyndburn and Rossendale.

Our mission is to enable people living with limited vision in East Lancashire to thrive at home, in education, at work and socially.

We stock a wide (...)

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Accrington and Rossendale College

01254 389933http://www.accross.ac.uk/Visit website

For over 60 years, Accrington and Rossendale College has been providing award-winning education and training to the people of Hyndburn, Rossendale, the Ribble Valley and beyond. In recent years we have invested over £20 million in our Accrington-based Broad Oak Campus, building a campus truly worthy of the 21st century.


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Accrington Victoria Community Hospital

01254 359139http://www.elht.nhs.uk/hospitals-and-trust-locations/accrington-victoria-hospital.htmVisit website

The Accrington Victoria Hospital is a community hospital providing in-patient services and a Minor Injuries Unit for the local population.

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Acre Mill Baptist Church

01706 870399http://www.acremill.org.ukVisit website

Acre Mill Baptist Church is a lively, community centred, evangelical Baptist church with many links into its immediate neighbourhood.

We seek to be a place of inclusive and enthusiastic worship – a place where we meet together in Christian fellowship to seek and be led by God.

Our aim is (...)

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Action for ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder)

01282 415455http://www.actionasd.org.ukVisit website

Action for ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) Is a charitable body for people affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders in East Lancashire.

The organisation is based at the Autism Resource Centre, a specially designed facility in Harle Syke, Burnley, which houses our soft play centre, bouncy castle, activity area, games consoles, internet (...)

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Action Fraud UK

0300 123 2040http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/Visit website

Action Fraud is the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime where you should report fraud if you have been scammed, defrauded or experienced cyber crime in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

They provide a central point of contact for information about fraud and financially motivated internet crime. People (...)

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Active Lancashire

01772 299830https://www.activelancashire.org.uk/Visit website

Active Lancashire are one of 43 sub-regional sport partnerships operating across England. As a County Sport Partnership (CSP) we are funded by Sport England, by agencies to deliver specific projects on their behalf, by local government and by private sponsorship.

County Sports Partnerships are an integral part of the Government’s drive (...)

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Adrenaline Centre

01706 227016http://www.adrenalinecentre.co.uk/Visit website

Adrenaline Centre (formerly Haslingden Sports Centre) is managed by Rossendale Leisure Trust which is the largest not for profit social enterprise in Rossendale.  The Trust was created in 2004 and our aim is to promote an active and healthy lifestyle throughout the valley and beyond.

In our colourful, modern centre (...)

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https://www.advicenow.org.uk/Visit website

Advicenow is a legal website that helps people to deal with their legal problem themselves and guides them to access more help where it is available.

We have lots of help for families – particularly around separation and divorce, dividing money and property and arrangements for the children. Users of (...)

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Advocacy Focus

0300 323 0965http://www.advocacyfocus.org.uk/Visit website

Advocacy Focus provide advocacy support to people over the age of 18 who live in East Lancashire and have an issue with Health or Adult Social Care.

Advocates support people at meetings in getting their views across to professionals and help people to understand what is being said to them. (...)

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Age UK – Hospital Aftercare Service – Rossendale

01282 436414 (Burnley) or 01254 734526 (Blackburn)http://www.ageuklancs.org.ukVisit website

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Age UK – East Lancashire Hospital Aftercare Service – Rossendale

The Hospital Aftercare Service Supports older people following a hospital discharge, period of illness or injury. The service aims to help you regain your independence and provide low level practical and emotional support.

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Age UK Lancashire

0300 303 1234http://www.ageuk.org.uk/lancashire/Visit website

Age UK Lancashire are a county-wide charity working with and for older people. We believe that later life should be valued and fulfilling.

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Age UK Shop Haslingden

01706 210162http://www.ageuk.org.uk/about-us-/local-services-search/shops/age-uk-shop-haslingden-england/Visit website

The Age UK Shop Haslingden is one of just over 450 Age UK charity shops throughout the UK, offering a wide and ever-changing range of goods at very reasonable prices. Each shop provides a gateway to the whole charity and they are recycling centres too.

Please note that not all (...)

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Age UK Shop Rawtenstall

01706 221917http://www.ageuk.org.uk/about-us-/local-services-search/shops/age-uk-shop-rawtenstall-england/Visit website

The Age UK Shop Rawtenstall is one of just over 450 Age UK charity shops throughout the UK, offering a wide and ever-changing range of goods at very reasonable prices. Each shop provides a gateway to the whole charity and they are recycling centres too.

Please note that not all (...)

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Alcedo Care Bury

0161 6764555http://www.alcedocare.co.uk/buryVisit website

Alcedo Care is a domiciliary and complex care agency. The provision of domiciliary and complex care is regulated and approved by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and the Care Act 2014. We respond to the individual needs of our customers (...)

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Alcoholics Anonymous

0800 9177 650http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/Visit website

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees (...)

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Alden Close Play Area

01706 252518

Alden Close Play Area is one of 44 children's playgrounds in the Rossendale area maintained by the council.

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Alder Grange School and Sixth Form (ag6)

01706 223171http://www.aldergrange.com/Visit website

Welcome to Alder Grange School and Sixth Form (ag6).

Our school is a unique and special place. There is a real sense of family and community within the school. Alder Grange is a school where everybody is inspired to be the best they can, where excellence is nurtured by everybody (...)

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Alf’s Black Belt Academy

01706 870108http://www.alfsblackbeltacademy.org.ukVisit website

Alf’s Black Belt Academy is a Martial Arts Academy teaching Kickboxing, Jujitsu and Freestyle Karate with lessons available for all age groups, we accept children from four years of age upwards. Our instructors have a wealth of Martial Arts experience and are CRAB checked and are trained in First (...)

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All Saints RC High School

01706 213693http://www.allsaints67.lancsngfl.ac.ukVisit website

All Saints RC High School is a school where the Catholic faith is taught, lived and celebrated. We will educate the whole person spiritually, morally and intellectually. We embrace Catholic values in all we do and in all our relationships. We will identify and cater for the individual student’s needs (...)

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Alzheimer’s Society East Lancs

0333 150 3456http://www.alzheimers.org.ukVisit website

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK ‘s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. We provide information and support to people with any form of dementia and their carers through our publications, National Dementia Helpline, website, and around 3,000 local services.

We campaign for better quality (...)

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Amanda Coates Solicitor


Amanda Coates is a qualified solicitor who is now self-employed offering free simple wills under the cancer research UK scheme. Amanda Coates also offers a checking service for lasting powers of attorney. Please call on 07890519826 to find out more.

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Anchor Trust – Lacey Court

01706 226513http://www.anchor.org.uk/our-properties/lacey-court-rossendaleVisit website

Anchor is England’s largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for the over-55s. We provide services to over 35,000 older people. Our passion at Anchor is giving older people a choice of great places and ways to live. We do this by treating our colleagues and customers as individuals (...)

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Anchor Trust – Westbourne

01706 224619http://www.anchor.org.uk/our-properties/westbourne-haslingdenVisit website

Anchor is England’s largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for the over-55s. We provide services to over 35,000 older people. Our passion at Anchor is giving older people a choice of great places and ways to live. We do this by treating our colleagues and customers as individuals (...)

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Arty Party Rossendale

We are a small, local, not for profit community organisation in Rossendale providing a platform for art and creativity for everyone, promoting inclusion, wellbeing and facilitating education, enjoyment and community togetherness.

Believing that art is good for you, we provide a platform for art and creativity to all. Practicing and (...)

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Ashlands Nursing Home

01706 217979http://www.ashlandsnh.co.uk/Visit website

Ashlands is a small family run home that caters for 19 residents in the heart of Rossendale. The home is owned and managed by Melissa O’Rourke along with her Husband Jason. Melissa is a Registered general nurse and has 22 years experience in the care sector.

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Asthma UK

https://www.asthma.org.ukVisit website

The British Lung Foundation and Asthma UK are the 2 main respiratory charities in the UK . Both have useful websites packed with information, tips and guidance covering all aspects of living with a lung condition. They are a good place to start.

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Bacup & Stacksteads Carnival Organisation

The Bacup & Stacksteads Carnival is held on the last Sunday of June with a procession through the town leading to a fair in Stubbylee & Moorlands Parks.

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Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School (BRGS)

01706 234500http://www.brgs.org.uk/Visit website

Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School (BRGS) is a school where youngsters develop into well-rounded individuals eager to become future leaders. Our students are full of ambition and our staff challenge and support them in achieving their aspirations.

Although we are a selective school, our students come from a wide range (...)

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Bacup Borough Football Club

01706 878655http://www.bacupboroughfc.comVisit website

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 (...)

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Bacup Business Association

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

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!

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Bacup Camera Club

http://www.bacupcameraclub.org.ukVisit website

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 (...)

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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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Bacup Community Partnership

https://www.rossendale.gov.uk/info/210201/your_neighbourhood/10738/community_partnershipsVisit website

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

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Bacup Consortium Trust

01706 872111http://stubbyleecg.org/Visit website

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 (...)

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Bacup Credit Union

01706 601809https://www.bacupcreditunion.co.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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Bacup Cricket Club

(01706) 873286http://www.bacupcc.com/Visit website

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 (...)

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Bacup Family Centre

01706 872725http://bacupfcentre.wix.com/familycentreVisit website

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.

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Bacup Fellowship Of Churches Shop

07540 117725 or 01706 878761

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 (...)

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Bacup Flowerpot Festival

07751 380 392

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 (...)

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Bacup Library

0300 123 6703http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries-Visit website

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

Public computers

Local studies collection

Public (...)

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Bacup Natural History Society

01706 870260http://www.bacupnaturalhistorysociety.co.uk/Visit website

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.

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Bacup Now

http://www.facebook.com/bacupnowVisit website

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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Bacup Nursery School

01706 873856http://www.bacup.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

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 (...)

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Bacup Outdoor Market

01706 217777http://www.bacupmarket.co.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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Bacup Pride

07786 151021 or 07751 380382

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 (...)

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Bacup Rotary Club

01706 874592http://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=1130Visit website

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 (...)

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Bacup Young Peoples Centre

01706 237799http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/youthzoneVisit website

Bacup Young Peoples Centre are a young peoples centre operating open access youth club provision 3 evenings per week.

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 (...)

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Balladen Community Primary School

01706 215233http://www.balladen.org.uk/Visit website

Balladen School is a great place to be. The staff are positive and extremely dedicated; they strive to provide the best learning and the best care to all the children at Balladen.

The children of Balladen are what makes the school special.  Each child here is an individual with different (...)

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Barnardos Shop – Rawtenstall

01706 214396http://www.barnardos.org.uk/shop/rawtenstall/shop-view.htm?id=SHP-11772Visit website

Barnardo’s transforms the lives of the most vulnerable children across the UK through the work of our services, campaigning and research expertise.  We believe we can bring out the very best in every child whether the issue is child poverty, sexual exploitation, disability or domestic violence.

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Basement Youth

07932 498832 http://www.thebasementproject.co.uk/Visit website

Basement Youth UK Ltd Empowering young People from Burnley to have a voice and be heard. We care about Young People’s Lifestyles, Education, Achievements and their future.

We deliver services that are formed by young people, our responses are youth led tackling issues they face in society today.

The Project has been outlined (...)

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BBC Radio Lancashire

01254 583583https://www.bbc.co.uk/radiolancashireVisit website

BBC Radio Lancashire provide news, sport, music and features for Lancashire.   Radio made in the Red Rose county on 95.5, 103.9, 104.5FM, DAB & Freeview ch. 720.

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07542 006912http://www.letsbfriend.org.ukVisit website

Bfriend is a charity aiming to reduce social isolation in people aged over 65. Voluteer befrienders commit to spend an hour a week with someone who may benefit from more company. Prior to the pandemic this would involve popping over for a cuppa and a chat each week but, over (...)

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BHF Heartstart – Lancashire

07812 303856

We’re determined to transform the UK into a Nation of Lifesavers: a country where everyone knows how to save a life.

There are over 1,700 Heartstart schemes across the UK supported by the BHF where individuals or groups can attend a two-hour training course and learn how to; deal with (...)

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Black Pudding Hashers

07807 983721http://blackpuddinghashers.vpweb.co.ukVisit website

Black Pudding Hashers are a local group that practice ‘hashing’.  Hashing is a form of Hare & Hounds style event which began at the Selegor Club in Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia in 1938.  Regardless of the style of the Hash, all is in good fun and the “Drinking Club with a (...)

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Blackburn and East Lancashire Model Railway Society

01254 238187http://belmrs.org/Visit website

Blackburn and East Lancashire Model Railway Society is a model railway society based near Oswaldtwistle Mills. The group exists to promote and facilitate model railway engineering and holds an annual exhibition in Blackburn each October.

Established in 1965, the Society held its first show in October of that year. Shows (...)

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Blackburn Arts Club

01254 52910http://www.blackburnartsclub.co.ukVisit website

Blackburn Arts Club are an amateur dramatic society based in Blackburn, Lancashire.

We present four productions each season from September/October to April/May at our theatre on Gibraltar Street in Blackburn.

We have presented over 200 productions over the last 60 years ranging from plays by Shakespeare, Pantomimes, Musicals, Gilbert & (...)

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Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary

01706 822577http://www.bleakholt.orgVisit website

Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary is a charity committed to caring for dogs, cats, farm animals and small pets. No animal at the sanctuary is ever put to sleep except on veterinary advice. Our aim is to find happy loving homes for many of our dogs, cats, rabbits and small animals and (...)

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BPRCVS Communicars

01282 412096http://www.bprcvs.co.uk/index.php/services/communicarsVisit website

BPRCVS Communicars is a fantastic volunteer driver community transport scheme run by BPRCVS that operates throughout East Lancashire.

Communicars operates Monday to Friday between 9am – 5pm. To book journeys call the dedicated Communicars dispatch line on 01282 412096. Phone lines are open for bookings between 9am – 2pm.


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BPRCVS Volunteer Centre

01282 433740http://www.bprcvs.co.uk/index.php/services/volunteeringVisit website

BPRCVS Volunteer Centre is supported by BPRCVS and is a volunteer development agency which provides support at a local level to organisations in need of volunteers and individuals wishing to volunteer within the voluntary, community, faith and public sectors.

The Volunteer Centre is part of a national network of volunteer (...)

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Britannia Coconut Dancers

http://www.coconutters.co.ukVisit website

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 (...)

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Britannia Community Primary School

(01706) 874447http://www.britanniaprimary.co.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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Britannia Playground

01706 252518

Britannia Playground is one of 44 children's playgrounds in the Rossendale area maintained by the council.

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British Lung Foundation

https://www.blf.org.ukVisit website

The British Lung Foundation and Asthma UK are the 2 main respiratory charities in the UK . Both have useful websites packed with information, tips and guidance covering all aspects of living with a lung condition. They are a good place to start.

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British Red Cross Shop Rossendale

01706 215425https://www.redcross.org.uk/shop/find-a-charity-shop/rossendaleVisit website

The British Red Cross Shop Rossendale is located in Waterfoot.  British Red Cross charity shops sell second-hand designer and vintage clothes, plus gifts, books, furniture and more, with all profits going towards the organisation’s work both overseas and in the UK.

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Broadway Primary School

01706 229832http://www.broadway.lancsngfl.ac.uk/Visit website

Broadway Primary School is a community in which we are all valued equally as individuals. We aim for all the children and staff to achieve their maximum potential in a caring and safe environment. We respect and empathise with each other and with all members of society. We value friendship, (...)

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Brook UK

Brook UK has been at the forefront of providing wellbeing and sexual health support for young people for over 50 years.  Our services in local communities, our education programmes, our training for professionals and our campaigning work means that young people are better equipped to make positive and healthy lifestyle choices.


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Brooks Fitness – Buggy Bootcamp

07875584383http://www.brooks-fitness.co.ukVisit website

Buggy Bootcamp is an outdoor group exercise class, delivered by Kate Brooks (level 3 PT and pre & post-natal exercise specialist), for mums or mums-to-be, dads on paternity leave, grandparents, childminders or anyone looking after wee-ones, and babies in their buggies or carriers. A class that postnatal women can take (...)

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Brooks Fitness – Mum & Baby Bootcamp

07875584383http://www.brooks-fitness.co.ukVisit website

This postnatal exercise class is a studio-based group class to support postnatal recovery, for women that have been signed off and given the OK to exercise after having baby (from 6 weeks +). A class that incorporates various exercise formats, using weights and bodyweight to give your full body a (...)

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Brooks Fitness – Mum-to-Be Bootcamp

07875584383http://www.brooks-fitness.co.uk/Visit website

This prenatal exercise class is a studio-based group class to support women to stay strong and active throughout their pregnancy. A class that incorporates various exercise formats, using weights and bodyweight to give your full body a workout, all suitable and modifiable for each stage of pregnancy. With big focus (...)

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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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Burnley FC in the Community

01282 704716https://www.burnleyfccommunity.org/Visit website

We are Burnley FC in the Community; the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club.

We believe in the immense power of our football club to transform people’s lives for the better.  We work hard every day to deliver on our mission to inspire, support and deliver change to communities (...)

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Burnley General Teaching Hospital

01282 425071http://www.elht.nhs.uk/hospitals-and-trust-locations/burnley-general-teaching-hospital_2.htmVisit website

Burnley General Teaching Hospital provides a full range of hospital services.  This includes general and specialist medical and surgical services along with a full range of diagnostic (e.g. MRI, CT scanning) and support services.

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Burnley Pendle & Rossendale Scope

01282 774159http://bprscope.org.uk/Visit website

Scope is a local charity supporting people with cerebral palsy and other related disabilities.  “We want to make East Lancs and outlying districts a better place for people with Cerebral Palsy and other related disabilities by enabling them to have more choice and control over how they live.”

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Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale CVS

01282 433740http://www.bprcvs.co.uk/Visit website

Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale CVS have been operating for over 80 years in East Lancashire. Our role is to develop and support community, voluntary and faith organisations throughout the regions of Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.

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Bury Ramblers

http://www.buryramblers.com/Visit website

Bury Ramblers Group is part of the Greater Manchester & High Peak Area of the Ramblers. We have approximately 180 members. However, we are always ready to welcome new members. We organise walks in some of the finest countryside in the North of England where there is an extensive network (...)

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Calico Enterprise

01282 686300http://www.calico.org.uk/Visit website

Calico Enterprise works with a host of organisations to deliver a range of services across the North West that: provide housing-related support; tackle worklessness; and give information and advice.  Such services include: Calico Interiors; Constructing the Future; Calico Careers; and Floating Support contracts.

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Cancer Research UK Bacup Committee

01706 220856http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/support-us/do-your-own-fundraising/fundraising-groups/bacup-local-committeeVisit website

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.

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CAP – Rossendale Debt Centre

0800 328 0006http://www.capuk.orgVisit website

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 (...)

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Carers Link Lancashire

01254 387444http://www.carerslinklancashire.co.ukVisit website

Carers Link Lancashire provide practical and emotion support to unpaid Carers across East Lancashire.  We can:

Assess your needs as a Carer which will look at the different ways in which caring affects your life and how you can carry on doing the things that are (...)

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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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Central Methodist Church, Bacup

01706 602882https://www.rossendalemethodistcircuit.co.uk/centralVisit website

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 (...)

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Changing Futures

01772 200690http://selnet-uk.com/changing-futures/Visit website

The Changing Futures Project aims to support 1,000 people who are most at risk of exclusion from the labour market to identify, reduce and remove their barriers to employment. The project will be delivered across Lancashire with a focus on areas where there are high levels of poverty, targeting Black, (...)

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Cherry Tree Lodge

01706 224868https://www.cherrytreecare.orgVisit website

Cherry Tree Lodge is a family run care home in Rawtenstall, Lancashire. Established in 1985 we have been delivering care services to the local community for over 30 years. Within our homely setting we provide our residents with a quality of life that is as normal as possible.

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Cherry Tree Pre-School

01706 229153

Pre-school for children aged from 2 years 0 months to 5 years 0 months

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Child Action NorthWest – CANW

01254 244700http://www.canw.org.ukVisit website

Child Action Northwest is a regional charity with a big heart, offering support to children, young people and communities. Founded 130 years ago, we support over 10,000 children, young people and families across the North and West of England every year; those facing poverty, violence, abuse, neglect, mental health issues (...)

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Choir @ Newchurch Methodist

07903 751414

The Choir @ Newchurch Methodist is a Choir for all abilities. A fun session where you can have a good sing plus a chat over a brew!  No experience necessary.

Sessions are on Thursdays, 10.30 – 11.30am during term time (arrival and brews from 10am) and cost £4.

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Circles OCD Peer Support Group

07507 856446

A support group for anyone who suffers from, cares for or supports someone with OCD.

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Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn

0300 456 2552https://carh.org.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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Civic Pride Rossendale

07955 110199http://www.civic-pride.org.uk/Visit website

Last year across the valley Civic Pride Rossendale estimate that they collected 3000bags of litter!  That’s about 18 tons or an incredible 1.5 million pieces!

Litter picking is not a skilled operation and so with the correct equipment and guidelines on Health & Safety in place, it’s something that most (...)

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Clitheroe Community Hospital

01254 263555 (Main switchboard)http://www.elht.nhs.uk/hospitals-and-trust-locations/clitheroe-community-hospital.htmVisit website

The new state-of-the-art £7.8 million building gives the residents of Clitheroe and surrounding areas a hospital fit for the 21st Century.

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Cohens Chemist – Bacup, 278 Newchurch Rd

01706 873155

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 (...)

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Cohens Chemist – Haslingden, 11 Manchester Road

01706 216429

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.

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Coldwell Activity Centre

01282 601819http://www.coldwell.org.uk/Visit website

Coldwell Activity Centre is a ‘not for profit’ organisation. The centre is a special place which does a lot of good work for some very unfortunate people and disadvantaged individuals. Our small team of staff, and volunteers, love Coldwell for this reason. The centre has a reputation for (...)

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Community & Business Partners Ltd

01254 291281http://www.cbpartners.orgVisit website

Community & Business Partners Ltd is a non-profit making organisation established to support businesses, community groups and voluntary bodies with a range of services, both advisory and practical.  At Community & Business Partners we are committed to helping commercial enterprises flourish as well as encouraging greater corporate social responsibility, (...)

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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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Community Connectors Project

01282 433740http://www.bprcvs.co.uk/index.php/services/health-and-wellbeing?id=133Visit website

Are you troubled by stress, anxiety or depression?  Feeling lonely, isolated and vulnerable?  The Community Connectors Project can put you in touch with a Community Care Navigator to support you to access non-medical activities and services.

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Community Defibrillators for Rossendale

07812 303856

Community Defibrillators for Rossendale are a group of local volunteers who encourage and facilitate installation of Community Public Access Defibrillators in outlying villages and areas of high footfall to enable untrained members of the public to access a defibrillator in the event of a Sudden Cardiac Arrest.

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Community First Responders – Rossendale

0161 796 7222http://www.nwas-responders.info/index.phpVisit website

Community First Responders are volunteers who give their time freely to help care for people and save lives in their community.

Responders are everyday members of the general public who are trained to deal with a wide range of potentially life threatening conditions until the arrival of an ambulance.

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Community Foundation for Lancashire

0151 232 2444http://www.lancsfoundation.org.uk/Visit website

As an independent registered charity, we are part of a national movement of Community Foundations that undertakes strategic grant-making, facilitates philanthropy and contributes to achieving positive social change in our local communities.

Our ultimate vision is to drive as much investment into Lancashire’s Voluntary and Community sector to enrich (...)

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Community Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics

(01282) 803424http://www.elht.nhs.uk/departments-wards-and-services/community-neurodevelopmental-paediatrics.htmVisit website

We provide community and neurodevelopmental services for children and young people across Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire (Hyndburn, Ribble Valley, Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale).

Our key specialist areas include Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, Clumsy children (including Dyspraxia), Neurodisability (neurological problems associated with disability) and Behaviour (...)

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Community Restart – Hyndburn, Rossendale & Ribble Valley

01282 657252https://www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/Community-RestartVisit website

Community Restart is a modern, forward thinking service that has co-production with service users at its heart. It is dedicated to improving quality of life, promoting opportunities and improving the outcome for people across Lancashire.

Community Restart works in partnership with people who access the service, carers, mental health specialists, (...)

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Community Solutions North West (CSNW)

01254 460080http://csnw.co.uk/Visit website

Community Solutions North West (CSNW) is an innovative social enterprise, specialising in engagement and support.

Through holistic provision of bespoke solutions, we are committed to offering hope and opportunity to local people through social, health, economic and personal development. Our services are Lancashire wide. With a Solutions Focused Asset Based Approach(endorsed by UCLAN Evaluation – June 2014) our services and programmes recognise (...)

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Cotton Shed Theatre

01706 214309http://www.cottonshed.co.uk/Visit website

Cotton Shed Theatre is a professional theatre company that works using an inclusive creative process. We create high quality, original work that never compromises on our participants’ experience nor on the standard of the work created. At the heart of all our work is our belief that everyone’s creativity counts.


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Crawshaw Hall

01706 228694https://www.crawshawhall.co.ukVisit website

Located in Crawshawbooth, Lancashire, Crawshaw Hall Nursing Home is a magnificent 18th century mansion standing in over 5 acres of landscaped gardens set at the edge of 27 acres of forest land overlooking Limy Water, and was erected in 1830 by John Brooks (quarry owner).

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Crawshawbooth Artists Group

01706 830796

The Crawshawbooth Artists Group meet on Monday and Tuesday afternoons at the Village Centre in Crawshawbooth.

Classes run from 1.00PM – 3.00PM

The group is tutored by Robert Driver.  There is drawing, watercolour,  pastels and acrylic painting.  Beginners to more experienced (...)

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Crawshawbooth Community Association

01706 507167https://crawshawboothvillagecentre.co.uk/Visit website

The Community Association is a non-profit making registered charity & manage the facilities at the Village Centre in Crawshawbooth for the local community. The CA are in the final stages of taking over the building from LCC.

For many years the CA have managed the facilities at the Village Centre. (...)

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Crawshawbooth Pre-School

01706 507 169http://www.crawshawboothpreschool.co.uk/home.htmlVisit website

Crawshawbooth Pre-School are committed to providing quality care and education for Pre-School children between the ages of 2 & 5 years. In a safe and stimulating environment, ensuring equality of opportunity for all.

Every child is unique and we believe that success and growth come from encouragement and praise.

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Crawshawbooth Primary School

01706 228664http://www.crawshawboothprimary.co.uk/Visit website

Crawshawbooth Primary School is a busy but friendly school, with lots going on. Our visions and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens.

Crawshawbooth Primary School seeks to provide a (...)

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Crawshawbooth Quakers (Religious Society of Friends)

01706 221136http://crawshawbooth.pendlehillquakers.org.uk/Visit website

Crawshawbooth Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) are part of the Pendle Hill Area Meeting.  This consists of 6 local Quaker Meetings. These are:- Blackburn, Bolton, Chorley, Crawshawbooth, Marsden and Clitheroe.

The North West of England is the birthplace of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and is sometimes known as (...)

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Crawshawbooth Village Centre

01706 507167https://crawshawboothvillagecentre.co.uk/Visit website

The Community Assocation (CA) is a non-profit making Registered Charity & manage the facilities of The Village Centre building in Crawshawbooth for all age groups of our community to enjoy.


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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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Cribden House School

01706 213048http://www.cribdenhouse.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

Cribden House School offers a fresh start to primary aged children who need intensive support in order to experience success in their learning and we celebrate every small step towards achievement.  We are proud of our achievements and the whole school team are determined to continue on the journey to (...)

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Crossroads Care East Lancashire

01282 832548http://www.crossroadseastlancs.org.ukVisit website

Crossroads Care East Lancashire is a non-profit making organisation that covers the districts of Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale and Blackburn with Darwen.

Crossroads Care East Lancashire provides practical and emotional support to carers responsible for the care of children, adults or older people at home who have physical/sensory disability, learning disability (...)

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Crowther Optometrists, Bacup

07562 119538http://www.crowtheroptometrists.co.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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Cruse Bereavement Care

01772 433645http://www.cruse.org.uk/Lancashire-areaVisit website

Cruse Bereavement Care’s vision is that all bereaved people have somewhere to turn when someone dies. Our Areas and Branches offer free and confidential services provided by trained volunteers.

Contact us to find out the range of services we offer in your area.

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Cycling Projects

01925 234213http://www.cycling.org.uk/Visit website

Cycling Projects has brought cycling into many people’s lives since it was registered as a charity in 1991. Since it started, we have become increasingly involved in cycling related training, bringing cycling to disabled people, encouraging people with poor health to take up cycling and working with excluded communities (...)

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Damian Allens Dental Surgery

(01706) 215627http://www.damianallendental.co.uk/Visit website

We have a ground floor surgery which is suitable for the disabled. There are no steps and all doors are wide.

If you are registered and in pain outside surgery hours, contact the surgery where you will find information on the options available to you, via the answer phone. Arrangements (...)

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Danesmoor Care Home

01706 216862http://www.jalnaanddanesmoorcarehomes.co.uk/dane/Visit website

Danesmoor Care Home is a large character home accommodating 23 elderly residents over the age of 65.  We aim to deliver quality, person-centred care to our service users. Our care staff are very committed and well trained.

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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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David Gould Opticians LTD (Haslingden)

01706 228927http://www.davidgouldopticians.com/Visit website

David Gould Opticians have two optical practices in the Rossendale Valley, located on Bank Street Rawtenstall, and Deardengate Haslingden.

Founded by David & Diane Gould (both qualified contact lens opticians) in 2003, David Gould Opticians, work with experienced, qualified independent optometrists using some of the latest examination equipment to provide (...)

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David Gould Opticians LTD (Rawtenstall)

01706 215200http://www.davidgouldopticians.com/Visit website

David Gould Opticians have two optical practices in the Rossendale Valley, located on Bank Street Rawtenstall, and Deardengate Haslingden.

Founded by David & Diane Gould (both qualified contact lens opticians) in 2003, David Gould Opticians, work with experienced, qualified independent optometrists using some of the latest examination equipment to provide (...)

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Deerplay Rest Home

01706 878442http://www.deerplayresthome.co.uk/Visit website

The Deerplay Care Home was opened on January 24th 1997 by the current owner as a residential care home for 15 elderly service users. The home is situated off Burnley Road in Weir on Heald Lane Bacup.

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Dementia Connect

0333 150 3456http://alzheimers.org.uk/dementiasupportVisit website

Dementia affects everyone differently. But having the right support really can make life easier. Dementia connect is a specialist, personalised service provided by the Alzheimer’s Society who are the UKs leading dementia charity.

Referrals can come from GPs, self-referrals and other professionals including third sector organisations.

Once a patient has (...)

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Dementia Friendly Rossendale (DFR)

http://www.dementiafriendlyrossendale.orgVisit website

Dementia Friendly Rossendale (DFR) is a constituted group currently run by a board of three voluntary trustees all of whom work with people living with dementia and one is a dementia champion. As a constituted group we can apply for community grants as well as receive donations.

DFR work to (...)

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Derian House Children’s Hospice

01257 233 300https://www.derianhouse.co.uk/Visit website

At Derian House we help children and young people, whose lives are too short, to make happy memories in an environment of fun, respect and above all, high quality care.

We provide respite and end-of-life care to more than 400 children and young people across the North West and South (...)

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(01706) 833180http://www.veteransincommunities.org/dig-for-vic.htmlVisit website

The ‘Dig for VIC’ is a project funded in 2014 through a Social Prescribing grant provided by East Lancashire CCG in conjunction with Burnley, Pendle, and Rossendale Community Volunteer Services (BPRCVS). The back walled garden at the VIC Centre is ideal to develop an area where the Armed Forces Community (...)

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District A Laser Tag

01706 227016http://www.adrenalinecentre.co.uk/adventure/laser-tag/Visit website

Wander through the eerie custom-built District A arena unearthing obstacles as you go. Shield your weapon and eliminate your opponents.

Work as a team to battle it out against your competition, fighting challenges along the way. Suitable for ages 7+

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Doals Community Centre

(01706) 874601http://www.weirbaptistchurch.comVisit website

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 (...)

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Dogs Welcome K9 Training

01706 226318http://www.dogswelcomek9trainingservices.com/Visit website

Dogs Welcome K9 Training is a small, friendly, dog training group that prides itself on the excellent quality of the help and advice we offer.

Using only kind and positive training methods, dogs are well rewarded for good behaviour.  Being patient and working at the dogs’ pace gets the best (...)

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Downs Syndrome Association

08452 300372 / 0333 1212300http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/Visit website

DSA Helpline offers information, support and advice on any question or concern you have related to Down’s syndrome. Please call us and ask to speak to one of our information officers, who will be happy to talk through your questions or concerns with you. Whilst we don’t claim to have (...)

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Dr Mackenzie & Partners

01706 605115http://www.haslingdenmedicalgrouppractice.nhs.ukVisit website

Dr Mackenzie & Partners are situated in a refurbished 1980’s style Health Centre offering a comprehensive range of services. We are fully equipped with facilities for the disabled including disabled parking at the rear of the building, access ramps, double doors, disabled toilet and lift.  The Practice is under contract (...)

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Dr Moujaes & Dr Mannan

01706 215208http://www.thesurgeryhaslingden.nhs.uk/Visit website

From 1 April 2015, it is a contractual requirement for all English practices to have a patient participation group (PPG) and to make reasonable efforts for this to be representative of the practice population. For more information about Dr Moujaes & Dr Mannan’s PPG please contact the surgery.


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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 Bat Group

Bat Helpline: 0345 1300 228http://www.bats.org.uk/pages/east_lancashire_bat_group.htmlVisit 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 222849http://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 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 Child and Adolescent Service

01282 804806https://elht.nhs.uk/services/east-lancashire-child-and-adolescent-servicesVisit website

What we do

ELCAS is a specialist mental health service for children and young people. In many areas in the country these services are known as CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services).

Your journey through ELCAS

The start

ELCAS is a specialist service which means that you can’t just (...)

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East Lancashire Down’s Syndrome Support Group (ELDSSG)

01706 217354http://www.eldssg.co.uk/Visit website

Our aim is to provide support to new parents and give them opportunities to meet other families living with Down’s Syndrome.

We are a great source of local and general information regarding Down’s Syndrome and we hope to raise awareness and understanding in the local community.

We hold monthly meetings (...)

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East Lancashire Medical Services

http://www.elms-nfp.co.ukVisit website

East Lancashire Medical Services (ELMS) is a Social Enterprise organisation delivering Urgent Primary Care Services 365 days a year.

We have a number of primary health care services including the Out of Hours Service.   Descriptions for all our services, can be found by navigating our website.

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East Lancashire NHS Trust

01254 263555https://elht.nhs.ukVisit website

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust was established in 2003 and is an integrated Health Care Provider located in Lancashire in the heart of the North West of England, with Bolton and Manchester to the south, Preston to the west and the Pennines to the east forming a natural boundary with (...)

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East Lancashire Patient Voices Group (ELPVG)

01254 248906http://www.ELPVG.infoVisit website

The East Lancs Patient Voices Group (PVG) was established in 2011 and has 12 elected members and an "e-membership." of patients from across Pennine Lancashire.

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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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East Lancashire Recovery College

07933 812890https://eastlancashirerecoverycollege.yolasite.com/Visit website

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.

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East Lancashire Scouts

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

Adventure is at the heart of everything we do. It is the single most important thing that sets East Lancashire Scouts apart.

Through the everyday adventure of Scouting, young people and adult volunteers regularly experience new challenges that enrich their lives.

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Edenfield CE Primary School

(01706) 823608http://www.edenfieldprimary.co.uk/Visit website

Edenfield CE Primary School celebrates: a high level of support and commitment from our hard working staff; excellent relationships with parents and the wider community; a rich, vibrant and exciting curriculum; and most important of all, well-behaved, friendly and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn.

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Edenfield Church, Edenfield

01706 826482http://www.ramsbottomedenfieldteamchurches.orgVisit website

Edenfield Church, Edenfield.  For many centuries a church has stood at the heart of the village of Edenfield. It is more than just an elegant example of eighteenth century design, it is home to the members of the worshipping fellowship of the Church of England, and also welcomes members of (...)

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Edenfield Cricket Club

01706 827622http://edenfield.play-cricket.com/Visit website

Nestled under the shadow of the imposing Scout Moor windfarm the friendly Edenfield Cricket Club is situated literally at the heart of the village it represents.

Established in 1902 the club has gone from strength to strength and now supports three senior and multiple junior sides.

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Edenfield Nursery

07748 083009http://www.edenfieldnursery.co.ukVisit website

Edenfield Nursery is a small charity run Nursery who have, for 40 years, consistently delivered the best environment for your 2 to 4 year olds to develop all the first steps needed for their educational journey, with plenty of fun thrown in!

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Edenfield Play Area

01706 252518

Edenfield Play Area is one of 44 children's playgrounds in the Rossendale area maintained by the council.

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Edenfield Village Residents’ Association

http://www.edenfieldvillage.uk/Visit website

Edenfield is a village in the valley of Rossendale which has a very active residents association.

Edenfield Residents Association (EVRA) have been an active group of local residents serving the village for 35 years.

All residents of Edenfield are members of the association on moving into the area.

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Edgeside & District Community Partnership (EDCP)

01706 221889

Edgeside and District Community Partnership exists to enable the community to feel safe, reassured and involved by supporting community choice, opportunity and achievement.

The group brings together churches, community groups and voluntary organisations together with statutory bodies to actively promote each other’s work and deliver services and activities.

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Edgeside and District Resident Association

Edgeside and District Resident Association hold meetings for the residents of Edgeside and surrounding district, to discuss and action local issues. these meetings are held at St Annes Church every other month on the 3rd monday of the month.

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Edgeside Baptist Church

01706 224519http://www.edgesidebaptist.co.uk/Visit website

Edgeside Baptist Church is a small community of believers situated on the Edgeside estate, in Waterfoot. With our hearts, minds and lives we want to serve God, serve one another, and serve our community.

Witnessing to the people of Edgeside  since 1853, we meet to pray on a Saturday morning at (...)

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Edgeside Park

01706 252518

Edgeside Park is one of 44 children's playgrounds in the Rossendale area maintained by the council.

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EkaH Foundation

07508 713579http://www.ekahfoundation.orgVisit website

The EkaH Foundation offers effective educational and self development programmes and tools to help people relieve stress and develop their own sense of inner peace, happiness, health and wellbeing. These programmes which include guided visualisation techniques, meditation, yoga, and practical advice for daily living have helped people around the world (...)

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Emergency Dental Service & Dental Practice Signposting – Rossendale

https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/dentists/how-can-i-access-an-nhs-dentist-in-an-emergency-or-out-of-hours/Visit website

If you need dental treatment in an emergency call a dentist: some surgeries offer appointments at short notice if you do not have a dentist, find one using NHS 111 If you need to see a dentist out of hours call a dentist: their voicemail may advise where to (...)

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Emmaus Burnley

01282 430860https://www.emmaus.org.uk/burnleyVisit website

Emmaus Burnley opened in 2011, becoming the UK’s 20th Emmaus community.

We offer 24 people who have experienced homelessness, accommodation and meaningful work in one of our social enterprises.

Emmaus Burnley covers the whole of Pennine Lancashire including Burnley, Rossendale, Hyndburn, Pendle, Blackburn with Darwen and Ribble Valley.


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Empower for People with Type 2 Diabetes

https://east-lancs.empower-booking.co.uk/Visit website

EMPOWER is a diabetes education course that supports people to better manage their type 2 diabetes and reduce the risk of long term health complications.

People diagnosed with type 2 diabetes across East Lancashire are able to attend a local EMPOWER course to receive support and advice on how to (...)

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England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT)

0300 555 2222http://www.stoploansharks.co.uk/Visit website

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT), work as Stop Loan Sharks within communities and partner organisations across England. We investigate and prosecute Illegal Money Lenders also known as loan sharks. We also support and advise people who have borrowed from them and communities where loan sharks operate.

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Epilepsy Action

0808 800 5050https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/Visit website

Epilepsy Action is the UK’s leading epilepsy organisation and exists to improve the lives of everyone affected by the condition. As a member-led association, we are led by and represent people with epilepsy, their friends, famizlies and healthcare professionals.

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Eye Clinic Liaison Officers

https://www.rnib.org.uk/advice/eye-health/who-does-what/ecloVisit website

ECLOs have lots of knowledge on eye conditions and helpful local and national services. By offering dedicated individual care, ECLOs can talk to you about your worries and give you advice on how to lessen the impact your eye condition may have on your life.

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Fairfield General Hospital

0161 624 0420http://www.pat.nhs.uk/Visit website

The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust serves the communities of North Manchester, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham, along with the surrounding towns and villages.

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Fairmore Medical Practice – Rawtenstall

01706 253530http://www.fairmoremedicalpractice.co.uk/Visit website

An NHS GP Practice based in Rawtenstall, Padiham and Nelson all of which are located in the Rossendale valley, Burnley and Pendle localities and operates within the East Lancashire CCG boundaries. The General Practitioners have the patients’ needs at the heart of everything we do,

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Families and Babies (FAB)

0300 0200 777https://www.familiesandbabies.org.uk/Visit website

Families and Babies (FAB) provide peer support services offering evidenced based information & support to improve health & well-being within families. Our current services include breastfeeding peer support and mental health & well-being support.

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Family Health & Wellbeing Consortium

01254 503201http://fhwb.org.uk/Visit website

The Family Health & Wellbeing Consortium is a membership organisation providing a structure to support partnership and multi-agency working across members to deliver commissioned and grant funded services throughout Lancashire and the North West.

Ultimately the work of the Consortium benefits children, families and adults of all ages in the local (...)

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Family Planning Association

https://www.fpa.org.uk/Visit website

The Family Planning Association is a sexual health charity. We give straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

Every year we answer thousands of questions about sexual health through our website and publications. We help parents talk to their children about growing up, (...)

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FareShare FoodCloud

020 7394 2468http://www.fareshare.org.uk/fareshare-foodcloud/Visit website

FareShare FoodCloud is a scheme which helps charities and community groups access the free, unsold, surplus food from a day’s sales at your local Tesco supermarket.

Using the simple mobile technology FoodCloud, we have already helped over 6,000 UK charity groups to access hundreds of tonnes of fresh, good quality, (...)

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Fearns Community Sports College

01706 873896http://www.fearns.lancs.sch.uk/Visit website

Fearns Community Sports College is a fully inclusive, comprehensive school which caters for pupils from 11–16.  As a small school, we are able to give individual attention to all our pupils and ensure that their needs are met whatever their background or ability.  We have fantastic role models of all (...)

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Fern Hill House Care Home

01706 873466http://www.fernhillhousecarehome.co.uk/Visit website

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.

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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.

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First Choice Credit Union

01706 215082https://www.firstchoicecu.netVisit website

First Choice Credit Union exists to help local people to save and provides affordable and responsible loans. Membership is open to anyone who lives or works within our common bond area. Our common bond is Rossendale, Hyndburn, Preston, Ribble Valley and the Parliamentary Constituency of Bury North.

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First Choice CU – Rawtenstall Service Point

01706 215082https://www.firstchoicecu.net/collection-pointsVisit website

The First Choice Credit Union Rawtenstall Service Point is one of a number of satellite offices available throughout our common bond area where you can deposit money in to your savings account or to make repayments for your loan. You can also become a member at one of our (...)

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Forest of Rossendale Bridleway Association

07811 279092http://www.forba.org.uk/Visit website

The Forest of Rossendale Bridleway Association (FORBA) raises money to research and restore bridleways in the borough by way of membership, organised rides and social events, etc.

Founded in 1980 FORBA represents horse riders in the Rossendale area. Rides take place on the 2nd Sunday each month.

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Free Lane Community Allotment Society

http://www.flcas.co.uk/index.htmlVisit website

Free Lane Allotments are situated in the village of Helmshore in the Rossendale Valley which is located on the edge of the Lancashire countryside.

The allotment site contains 48 plots of varying size and the plot holders form the Free Lane Community Allotment Society.

Rossendale Borough Council has from April (...)

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Freehold Cottage

01706 853384http://www.freeholdcottage.com/Visit website

The objective of Freehold Cottage is to provide a pleasant and secure home for six people with a mental illness, perhaps exacerbated by a drug related problem, who will benefit from an environment which ensures privacy, dignity, independence, choice, rights and fulfilment.

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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 Snig Hole Park

01706 223700http://friendsofsnigholepark.org.uk/Visit website

We are a Community Group set up to help re-develop the Childrens’ Play and Park recreational areas in the local Park popularly known as “Snig Hole”. The Group represents the residents and community of the village of Helmshore in the Borough of Rossendale, Lancashire.

Snig Hole Park  (officially called Helmshore (...)

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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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Friends Reminisce

Friends Reminisce is a constituted volunteer group that targets older people and people in the early stages of dementia and their carers.

The group provides ‘Art for Health’ sessions at Haslingden Community Link, every Friday morning (10.30am – 12.30 pm).  Freelance Group Leaders are paid a fee to deliver:

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Future U

01772 89 4111http://lancashirefutureu.org.uk/Visit website

Future U is a collaborative project that brings together universities, colleges, schools, businesses and communities from across Lancashire.

Future U is all about empowering young people with the knowledge and opportunities to succeed by improving careers information, advice and guidance, overcoming barriers to progression and offering an engaging programme of (...)

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Girlguiding – Bacup District

http://www.girlguidinglancseast.org.uk/index.php/darwen/47-rossendale-division/65-darwenVisit website

Girlguiding – Bacup District is part of the Rossendale Division which covers the length and breadth of the Rossendale Valley, and is made up of 3 Districts – Bacup, Haslingden and Rawtenstall.

Bacup District runs from the village of Whitworth at the south end of the Rossendale Valley to (...)

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Girlguiding – Haslingden District

http://www.girlguidinglancseast.org.uk/index.php/darwen/47-rossendale-division/65-darwenVisit website

Girlguiding – Haslingden District is part of the Rossendale Division which covers the length and breadth of the Rossendale Valley, and is made up of 3 Districts – Bacup, Haslingden and Rawtenstall.

Haslingden District is at the north of the Rossendale Valley and runs from Helmshore to the area (...)

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Girlguiding – Rawtenstall District

http://www.girlguidinglancseast.org.uk/index.php/darwen/47-rossendale-division/65-darwenVisit website

Girlguiding – Rawtenstall District is part of the Rossendale Division which covers the length and breadth of the Rossendale Valley, and is made up of 3 Districts – Bacup, Haslingden and Rawtenstall.

Rawtenstall District covers a vast expanse and includes the villages of Edenfield, Waterfoot, Newchurch and Crawshawbooth. There (...)

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Goodshaw Band

07709 217638http://www.goodshawband.com/home/4581372902Visit website

The Goodshaw Band is a Community Band. If you are a budding brass enthusiast and have a desire to play in a first class brass band, then why not come along to our rehearsals. The band would like to encourage new people to come along even just out of (...)

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Goodshaw Baptist Church

(01706) 229271http://www.goodshawbaptist.co.ukVisit website

Our church is governed by the ‘members’ who meet bi-monthly at the ‘Members Meeting’ to discuss church business and seek Gods will for the way forward. Anyone who has been baptised at an age of consent (where a person has personally chosen to be baptised) can apply for membership.


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Goodshaw Playground

01706 252518

Goodshaw Playground is one of 44 children’s playgrounds in the Rossendale area maintained by the council.

Toilets: No, Car Park: No, Age range: Junior, Toddlers: No

Equipment:  Cradle Swing, See Saw, Tread barrel

Information kindly provided by Rossendale Borough Council – Aug 2016

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Green Dreams Project CIC

(01282) 682718http://www.greendreamsproject.co.ukVisit website

The Green Dreams Project offers support for social problems. Our practitioners work alongside GPs across East Lancashire to provide one to one support.

Issues that we can help with include; Unemployment, Finances, debt and benefits, Housing, Family support, isolation and relationships with others, Education and training and Volunteering.

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Grip & Go

(01706) 227016http://www.adrenalinecentre.co.uk/adventure/grip-and-go/Visit website

Grip & Go is an action packed indoor climbing and activity centre for all the family. Adults and Children from age 4 and above can scale our 18 walls of fun, adventure and skill… and if you’re feeling really courageous complete the ultimate challenge and attempt the Leap of Faith.


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Groundwork MSSTT

0161 220 1000https://www.groundwork.org.uk/Sites/msstt/pages/Category/about-groundwork-mssttVisit website

Groundwork MSSTT is the community charity with a green heart.

We’re passionate about creating a future where everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny and where everyone can reach their potential.

Groundwork MSSTT helps to change places and change lives across (...)

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Hallfold Ladies Group

01706 345012http://hallfold.urc.org.uk/category/social/Visit website

The ladies of Hallfold United Reformed Church meet regularly throughout the year.  We enjoy meals, guest speakers, outings and the good company of each other.  Our Tuesday ‘exercise to music’ sessions have proved popular.

All ladies are invited to join us in the church hall at 8pm for an hour of (...)

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Hallfold United Reformed Church

01706 641161http://hallfold.urc.org.uk/Visit website

At Hallfold United Reformed Church we are a worshipping people providing a spiritual heart to our community.

We encourage one another to be confident in our faith, grow our spiritual life and to witness within our community.  We seek to express God’s love in the way we live our lives (...)

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Hallfold United Reformed Church Hall

01706 345012http://hallfold.urc.org.uk/Visit website

The Community Hall and Church are available to be used for you group, party or event. The Hall is a large space suitable for events with up to 150 people. The Kitchen is accessible from the Hall.

The Chapel has flexible seating for up to 100 people, and with a (...)

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HARV Domestic Violence Team

01254 879855http://www.harvoutreach.org.ukVisit website

HARV Domestic Violence Team provides services that identify, support and protect adults, children and families living with violence, exploitation and/or abuse.   They provide confidential services based around the needs of the individuals at risk.

At HARV we provide professional and quality support and services to women and children experiencing domestic (...)

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07522 979791https://hasiwriters.wordpress.comVisit website

Hasiwriters are a writing group based in Haslingden, Rossendale. The group was set up in 1998 under the auspices of Project One-O-One. In times past it has met at the Trades Hall as well as the Royal British Legion in Haslingden, and currently meets in Haslingden Library, where is has been since (...)

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Haslingden and Helmshore Band

07780 459960http://haslingdenband.co.uk/Visit website

Haslingden & Helmshore Band is a First Section brass band based in the Rossendale Valley, East Lancashire.  The band rehearses twice a week in Wells Street, Haslingden.

Our group forms a brass band, comprising of more than 25 musicians, with a strong reputation in the valley as providing good quality (...)

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Haslingden and Helmshore Civic Pride

07955 110 199 quoting Haslingdenhttps://haslingdenandhelmshorecivicpride.org/Visit website

Haslingden and Helmshore Civic Pride are a friendly group of volunteers who are improving their environment through the activities of litter picking and gardening.  If this is something you would like to undertake, even if only occasionally we would welcome your input.  There is no requirement to come every week, (...)

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Haslingden Baptist Church

01706 228687http://www.haslingdenbaptist.org.uk/Visit website

Haslingden Baptist Church is a small church of friendly people waiting to welcome you to their fellowship.

Hymns are sung using “Mission Praise” and the words are projected on a screen with music supplied by either the digital organ or piano.  Prayers, Bible readings and a sermon are included in the (...)

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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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Haslingden Community Link

01706 230116http://www.hcl.org.uk/Visit website

Haslingden Community Link provide community services in Haslingden “For the Common Good”.  That means everybody!

We have been serving the needs of the local community since the year 2000 providing support services and activities from pre-birth to old age.

We are an independent charity that is funded from a number (...)

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Haslingden Community Partnership Meeting

https://www.rossendale.gov.uk/info/210201/your_neighbourhood/10738/community_partnershipsVisit website

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 (...)

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Haslingden Community Street Fair

01706 216716 / 07850 628139

Haslingden’s annual celebration of all the community & public organisations serving the people of the town, their chance to promote their work, recruit volunteers and raise some funds.

It is also a celebration of Haslingden and it’s people.  A place we are proud to call our home.  The street fair (...)

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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 Cricket Club

01706 215365http://www.haslingdencricketclub.co.uk/Visit website

Haslingden Cricket Club has been at the forefront of cricket in Rossendale since back in 1853. The Bentgate ground has been graced by a host of prominent International cricketers over the years including the legendary and iconic figures of Dennis Lillee and Clive Lloyd.

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Haslingden Hall & Lodge

01706 214403http:// http://www.careport.co.ukVisit website

Haslingden Hall and Lodge is situated in a residential area of Haslingden and registered to provide personal care and accommodation for up to 76 people at Haslingden Hall and Lodge.

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Haslingden Health Centre

01706 605115http://www.haslingdenmedicalgrouppractice.co.uk/Visit website

Haslingden Health Centre is situated in a refurbished 1980’s style Health Centre offering a comprehensive range of services. We are fully equipped with facilities for the disabled including disabled parking at the rear of the building, access ramps, double doors, disabled toilet and lift.

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Haslingden High School

(01706) 215726http://www.haslingdenhigh.com/Visit website

At Haslingden High School we provide the very best in education and we are proud of what we have achieved together.  Our students are happy, ambitious and successful; they thrive in a friendly, purposeful environment characterised by high expectations and exemplary standards of behaviour.

Working together as a learning community, we (...)

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Haslingden Library

0300 123 6703http://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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Haslingden Market

01706 217777http://www.rossendale.gov.uk/info/100002/business/94/rossendale_markets/3Visit website

Haslingden Market is a small modern market which offers a variety of stalls from specialist fresh fruit & vegetables and cooked meats.

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Haslingden Methodist Church, Haslingden

07592 707297

Haslingden Methodist Church is a community of people of all ages who seek to share God’s love and make Jesus known to others. We do this through us developing a firm grounding in scriptures and through our evangelistic and outreach programmes.

We have a community cafe which is opened Mondays (...)

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Haslingden Photography Club

07590 118319

The Club welcomes new members who are interested in all forms of photography, wanting to develop their skills. New members are encouraged to take part in our competitions whether they are absolute beginners or have a greater photographic experience. The meetings provide an opportunity for the exchange of ideas and (...)

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Haslingden Primary School

(01706) 215947https://haslingdenprimary.comVisit website

At Haslingden Primary School we pride ourselves in all aspects of the school including: our raising of academic standards; our inclusive ethos; our nurturing of talent; providing opportunities for all pupils to learn a musical instrument; having fantastic resources for school sport and a dedicated team of sport teachers; and (...)

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Healey House

01706 759692http://healeycareltd.co.uk/Visit website

Healey House is run by Healey Care Ltd, a well-established, privately owned company providing a comprehensive range of support services for adults who have learning disabilities and may have behaviours which are a challenge to services.

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Healthier Lancashire & South Cumbria

01253 951630http://www.healthierlsc.co.uk/Visit website

Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria is a partnership of organisations with a shared vision for health and care across our region.

We already benefit from services that are working together. The staff involved in those services know we are facing some tough challenges and that we need to act now (...)

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Healthwatch Lancashire

For General Enquiries call 01524 239100http://healthwatchlancashire.co.uk/Visit website

Healthwatch Lancashire is the public voice on health and social care in the county with the role to listen and the power to significantly influence change within the health and social care system.

When it comes to health and social care, we all want the best services we can get. Now, (...)

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Heightside House

01706 830570

“Heightside House is registered to provide nursing care for up to 78 people who have mental health care needs. The home comprises three separate units; The House, The Mews and Close Care. Each unit has private and communal accommodation. There is ample car parking within the extensive grounds and access (...)

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Helmshore Farmers Market

01706 214271 / 07920 059021http://www.helmshorefarmersmarket.co.uk/Visit website

Taking place on the first Sunday of every month, from 9.30am until 2pm, Helmshore Farmers Market offers over 20 stalls of locally grown and sourced produce.

You can expect products to be fresh and great value for money.

From meats, cheeses, dairy products and pies to crafts, gifts and unusual (...)

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Helmshore Mills Textile Museum

(01706) 226459http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/museums/helmshore-mills-textile-museum.aspxVisit website

Nestling side by side in the quiet village of Helmshore in the stunning Rossendale Valley are two original Lancashire textile mills, Higher Mill and Whitaker’s Mill, together known as Helmshore Mills Textile Museum.

You can:

Soak up the atmosphere of the historic mills and witness original machinery at work.

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Helmshore Pharmacy

01706 219920http://www.whitworthchemists.co.uk/index.php?option=com_branch&view=branchlist&layout=branch_detail&store=554&Itemid=102Visit website

Whit worth Chemists Ltd is a family owned pharmacy business with 34 community pharmacy branches across the North of England, from Blackpool to Liverpool in the West, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Skegness in the East.

We started our pharmacy business in 1967 when John Whitworth opened his first pharmacy. At Whitworths, (...)

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Helmshore Pre-School

07960 185801

Helmshore Pre-school is a community based pre-school and run by an elected committee of parents. We provide a warm, secure and friendly environment with challenging and stimulating experiences in both the indoor and outdoor areas helping each child enjoy and achieve.

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Helmshore Primary School

01706 213756http://www.helmshore.lancsngfl.ac.uk/Visit website

Helmshore Primary School is a very happy friendly and caring school where all pupils and staff are valued and respected.   Despite our school being large, with 400 pupils, we take pride in maintaining a small school ethos.

Our greatest strength is our skilled and dedicated staff team that works tirelessly (...)

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Hidden Pain Fybromyalgia Support Group

01282 657273 or Andrea on: 07473 963622

Do you suffer from Fybromyalgia and Chronic Pain?  Hidden Pain is a new support group based in Stacksteads.

Hidden Pain aims to support people who suffer from Fibromyalgia and chronic pain.  The group meets 1-3pm  on the first and third Friday of each month at the Community Bungalow, 14 Glen (...)

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Higher Cockham Farm

0845 130 4748http://www.perpetualcare.co.uk/Visit website

Higher Cockham Farm is run by Perpetual Care – a specialist mental health service which delivers treatment and rehabilitation to vulnerable adults presenting a range of risks and complex needs.  This is achieved through clinically governed practice in a therapeutic environment using evidence based techniques and outcomes measurements tools.

Perpetual Care has (...)

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Highfield Hall

01706 222326https://www.fshc.co.uk/highfield-hall-care-home/Visit website

Highfield Hall Care Home is a modern purpose-built home where residents pursue their hobbies in communal and quiet lounges. These areas are used for relaxing and socialising, and are great places to invite friends and families to when they visit.

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Hillside Nursery School

01706 214162http://www.haslingdenhillsidenurseryschool.org.uk/Visit website

At Hillside Nursery School we believe every child is unique.  We seek to give our children the very best start in education by creating a stimulating learning environment, which promotes curiosity and exploration. A place where play is valued and where they have fun and learn through exciting, challenging experiences.


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Hillview Care Home

01706 218484https://www.fshc.co.uk/hillview-care-home/Visit website

Hillview Care Home is conveniently located close to public transport and within five minutes of Rawtenstall’s town centre shops.

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Hollybank House

01706 877659

“Hollybank House is a small care home registered to provide personal care and accommodation for up to five adults. The property is an older type large end terraced house close to Bacup town. The bedrooms are single occupancy and two are en suite. There is a small garden at the (...)

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Holme Manor

01706 218953http://www.holmemanor.co.ukVisit website

Holme Manor is a 30 bed care home set in the wonderful Lancashire hills and in a very tranquil setting within easy access to Rawtenstall, the motorway and surrounding areas.

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Holt Mill House

01706 854 040http://healeycareltd.co.uk/holy-mill-house/Visit website

Holt Mill House is situated in Whitworth, within easy reach of the local facilities and public transport. The home is registered for three people and is adjacent to out Day Service building at Holt Mill.

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Holy Trinity CE Primary School Stacksteads

01706 877025http://www.stacksteads.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

Holy Trinity CE Primary School Stacksteads is committed to serve the town and parish by the provision of a balanced, high quality education in a caring environment where Christian values and good relationships among governors, staff, parents and pupils are fostered.

Close links are encouraged with local churches and the (...)

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Home-Start Rossendale, Burnley & Hyndburn

01706 214621http://www.homestartrbh.co.uk/Visit website

Home-Start Rossendale, Burnley & Hyndburn offers a unique service.  It is a voluntary organisation offering friendship and support to local families with a child up to the age of 13. The families we help have at least one child under 5.  This unique service is provided by volunteers, who have been (...)

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Homeless Hounds

07825 615870http://www.homelesshounds.org.uk/Visit website

At Homeless Hounds our mission is to rescue and re-home, abandoned and abused dogs from the streets of Lancashire, giving them a second chance at a life filled with love and security. Your support is the vital lifeline to our success in giving these unfortunate dogs a new start in (...)

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Homelessness Awareness and Prevention Interventions Team – HAPI

01282 619192http://www.safespacependle.org.uk/hapi/Visit website

Homelessness Awareness and Prevention Interventions Team (HAPI) will work with all 14-25 year old that are homeless, or that are risk of becoming homeless.

We give independent advice and support to ensure that you know what options are available to you. We work across Pendle, Burnley and Rossendale and work closely (...)

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Homewise Society

01254 232249http://homewiseonline.org/Visit website

Homewise is the local Home Improvement Agency for Hyndburn and Ribble Valley and has been operating since 1987.

Throughout East Lancashire, our Memory Matters project (funded by NHS and National Lottery) supports people with memory issues and their carers.  The project is about improving the lives of people with memory (...)

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Hope Young Refugee Service

0161 868 0382http://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/what-we-do/helping-children/young-refugees/hope-young-refugee-serviceVisit website

Hope Young Refugee Service provides help for children and young people and their families who are asylum seekers or refugees.

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Horse and Bamboo Theatre

01706 220241http://www.horseandbamboo.orgVisit website

The main aims of the Horse and Bamboo Theatre are:

To create work which is artistically excellent; to make this work accessible to people who would otherwise not access the arts To provide a focus for the continuing development of artists To offer a range of placements and support to students (...)

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Host UK – welcoming international students

0207 739 6292http://www.hostuk.org/Visit website

Make the world a little friendlier! Spend a day or a weekend with an adult international student, learning about their culture, showing them your local area and inviting them to experience your own home life. Volunteer hosts invite students to visit for a day so the student can experience ‘real’ (...)

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House of Fusion Dance & Expressive Arts

07792 151378http://houseoffusion.strikingly.com/Visit website

House of Fusion (formerly RM Fusion) has been running for over 9 years.

Over these years we have experienced many great experiences doing many different things in the industry from travelling abroad to festivals, weddings, music videos, performances, TV appearances and much more.

We are varied in aged from 7 (...)

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Hyndburn Singers

07399400569 or 07449957750http://www.hyndburnsingers.co.uk/Visit website

The Hyndburn Singers is a local mixed-voice Choir which was founded by Husband & wife team Alan & Cynthia Ashworth in January 1981. In the initial years the Choir rehearsed in the School Room of the Central Methodist Church in Whalley Road Accrington, the site of the present Mearley Vetenary (...)

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Hyndburn Youth Offending Team

01254 389456http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/council/organisation-and-partnerships/the-youth-offending-team.aspxVisit website

Hyndburn Youth Offending Team is part of the Lancashire Youth Offending Team whose purpose it is to improve the way young people are dealt with when involved in the criminal justice system.

The Lancashire Youth Offending Team is committed to helping through multi-agency work and the application of evidence on (...)

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Ilex View Medical Practice, Dr J Bachh & Partners

01706 253550http://www.ilexviewmedicalpractice.nhs.uk/Visit website

Ilex View Medical practice was formerly known as Dr Bachh and Partners and has been based in Rawtenstall for over 30 years. We provide General Medical Services to over 7300 patients in the Rossendale Valley.

We are based in the purpose built Rossendale Primary Health Care Centre on the 1st (...)

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In The Know About Lancashire

https://www.stayintheknow.co.uk/Visit website

Find out what’s really happening in your area – receive regular crime updates, information on road closures and learn about what your local neighbourhood policing team is doing.

In The Know is the free messaging service brought to you by Lancashire Police where you decide when and how you are (...)

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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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Inspire East Lancs, Hyndburn

01254 495382http://www.inspirelancs.org.uk/Visit website

Inspire East Lancashire offers a range of treatment options and advice for people with substance misuse issues for both drug and alcohol.  Inspire East Lancashire offers a range of support groups, 1-2-1 and activities, please telephone for more details and for more information.

Inspire Rossendale

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Irish Democratic League (IDL) Club

01706 214787http://www.thelandleague.org/Visit website

The Irish Democratic League (IDL) Club site was named The Land League in the centenary celebration and commemoration of Michael Davitt who died in May 1906. Within Haslingden The Land League and the Irish Democratic League names are synonymous with the Irish club, either the IDL or The Land League.


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Irwell Medical Practice

01706 253422http://www.irwellmedicalpractice.nhs.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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Irwell Vale and Lumb Residents Association

01706 825976http://www.irwellvale.co.ukVisit website

The IVLRA supports the local community including Irwell Vale, Hardsough, Meadow Park and Lumb. The community involves 100 homes and up to 300 residents.

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Irwell Vale Methodist Church

01706 602882https://www.rossendalemethodistcircuit.co.uk/irwell-valeVisit website

At Irwell Vale Methodist Church, once you arrive you will be given a warm welcome by the small but strong community who attend Sunday worship. The current church was built in 1893, and has served the spiritual, social and community needs of the locality for more than 100 years. Before (...)

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Irwell Vale Photography Club

01706 227485 or 01706 227900http://irwellvalephotographyclub.co.ukVisit website

The Irwell Vale Photography Club meets alternate Friday evenings throughout the year in the church hall. Full details of meetings are on our website, or feel free to ring us for more details.

We are a non-competitive club and aim to help each other, and learn, through a programme (...)

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Jake Berry MP

01706 215 547http://www.jakeberry.org/Visit website

Jake Berry is the MP for Rossendale & Darwen. If you have any views you want to share with him, or issues you need help with, please get in touch.

The constituency of Rossendale & Darwen covers a large area of South East Lancashire and includes: Bacup, Belmont, Britannia, Chapeltown, (...)

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Kay Street Baptist Church

01706 217622https://www.kaystreet.co.uk/Visit website

The Kay Street Baptist Church is at the heart of the Rossendale Valley and we welcome people of all ages. Our purpose at Kay Street is to Make Christ Known and we have 5 key aims through which we seek to achieve this:

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Kay Street Baptist FC

Matt 07850 123397 or Phil 07912 510453http://www.kaystreetbaptistfc.co.uk/Visit website

Kay Street Baptist FC is affiliated with Kay Street Baptist Church. They currently have two teams; Kay Street Baptist who compete in the Division Two of the South Manchester & Cheshire Christian Football League and Kay Street Baptist United who compete in Division Four of that league. Training is on (...)

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Keep East Lancashire Frack Free (KELFF)

07985 491247https://keepeastlancashirefrackfreekelff.wordpress.com/Visit website

KELFF became a group in 2014 and meet monthly in Burnley.

Their aim is to inform about the unconventional oil and gas industry which could be about to start with the permission of our Government, in spite of the Paris agreement regarding climate change.

We have found that there is (...)

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Kids in Rossendale

http://www.kidsinrossendale.co.ukVisit website

Kids in Rossendale, is a charity that aims to provide support to disadvantaged children within the Rossendale area. The realms of disadvantage may include socioeconomic, ill health, disability or simple circumstance. If a child is disadvantaged and therefore not able to enjoy the same life chances or opportunities as any (...)

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Knits at Fitz

07725892900http://www.facebook.com/knitzatfitz/Visit website

We are a social craft group that meets every Wednesday afternoon at Mr Fitzpatricks Temperance Bar in Rawtenstall. Mainly knitting and crocheting over a nice drink, we support charity groups and make rainbow hats for Babies at the Royal Oldham Hospital.

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Knitting Smiles Across East Lancs

http://knittingsmiles.co.uk/Visit website

Locals meeting up & learning to make woolly baby items.Items are put with donated goods, wrapped into gift parcels & given to vulnerable local families.

We have several “drop off points” across the region where you can donate your creations, or any other items listed below.  See below for details (...)

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Lancashire Adult Learning

0333 003 1717http://www.lal.ac.uk/Visit website

Lancashire Adult Learning provide learning for adults throughout Lancashire.  Discover a love of learning with our wide range of courses and learning opportunities. We’ve got courses to suit every need or ability from leisure courses to family learning, numeracy and literacy to employability skills.

We have over 120 venues across Lancashire, (...)

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Lancashire Association of Boys & Girls Clubs (LABGC)

01524 65106http://www.labgc.org.uk/Visit website

Lancashire Association of Boys & Girls Clubs (LABGC) work through personal contact with over 40 affiliated clubs throughout Lancashire, who have over 20,000 members aged between 8 and 21 years.

Our aim is to assist and support these clubs in providing a safe and exciting place for young people (...)

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Lancashire BME Network (LBN)

01254 392974http://lancashirebmenetwork.org.uk/Visit website

Lancashire BME Network (LBN) is a recently formed entity, resulting from the merging of Lancashire Women’s Network (LWN) and Lancashire BME Pact (Pact) in 2014.

Having worked closely over their respective histories on a number of programmes and initiatives, the boards and members of each felt it appropriate to formally (...)

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Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

01772 695300https://www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/Visit website

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.4million people. The services provided include community services such as health visiting, podiatry, sexual health and dentistry as well as inpatient and community mental health services. The Trust covers the whole of the county and (...)

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Lancashire Challenge through Sport Initiative (CSI)

01772 299830https://www.activelancashire.org.uk/projects/challenge-through-sport-initiativeVisit website

The Challenge through Sport Initiative (CSI) is an ambitious innovative partnership project to encourage more active and healthier lifestyles for adults in drug and alcohol recovery by getting involved in regular sport and physical activity.

The project aims to use sport & physical activity to:

Increase participation within this high (...)

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Lancashire Children’s University

0161 241 2402http://www.childrensuniversity.co.uk/Visit website

Lancashire Children’s University is a charity that works in partnership with schools to develop a love of learning in children. We do this by encouraging and celebrating participation in extra-curricular activities in and outside of school.

The impact of these activities is proven to be positive which is why we’re (...)

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Lancashire Constabulary – Rossendale

101http://www.lancashire.police.uk/your-area/east-division/rossendale.aspxVisit website

Lancashire Constabulary – Rossendale is the policing team for your area. Each local policing team has a dedicated phone number or email address for you to contact them directly.

Our staff are often out of the police station so email and voicemail messages for local policing teams are checked (...)

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Lancashire County Council

0300 123 6701http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/Visit website

The county council exists to serve everyone who lives or works in Lancashire, helping people to be healthy, happy and enjoy a good quality of life. We’re also here to protect the most vulnerable members of our communities who need some extra support.

Some of our services are very visible (...)

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Lancashire Emotional Health in Schools Service

01524 592970http://www.lehss.co.ukVisit website

The Lancashire Emotional Health in Schools Service delivers training and support to Lancashire high schools to help them feel more skilled and confident in identifying, understanding and managing children’s mental health difficulties.

We are a small team of experienced clinical psychologists who work with schools to increase their knowledge and (...)

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Lancashire Equalities

http://www.lancashireequalities.org.uk/Visit website

Lancashire Equalities advocate on behalf of the 9 protected groups and other marginal Voluntary and Community faith Sector organisation s across Lancashire.  We aim to strengthen by increasing its influence in policy arenas, Developing the capacity and facilitating knowledge, sharing best practice across the sector.

The work we do involves (...)

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Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society – Rossendale

01254 239919http://www.lfhhs.org.uk/Visit website

The Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society can help you research your Lancashire ancestors.

In 1973 the Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society was founded as the Rossendale Society for Genealogy and Heraldry, with meetings at Bury and Rawtenstall. When the Society adopted its present title on 1 January 1985, (...)

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Lancashire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs

01200 426335http://www.lfyfc.org.uk/Visit website

The Lancashire Federation of Young Farmers (known as LFYFC) is led by young people, for young people.  Young Farmers Clubs are voluntary organisations providing anyone aged 10 to 26 with opportunities to meet lifelong friends, learn new skills, and make a difference to their local community.

Originally formed to provide (...)

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Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service – Bacup

01706 873363http://www.lancsfirerescue.org.uk/station-bacup-p73/Visit website

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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Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service – Haslingden

01706 210389 / 01706 215162http://www.lancsfirerescue.org.uk/station-haslingden-p75/Visit website

Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service – Haslingden, 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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Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service – Rawtenstall

01706 215162http://www.lancsfirerescue.org.uk/station-rawtenstall-p74/Visit website

Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service – Rawtenstall 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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Lancashire Fire and Rescue

Headquarters: 01772 862545https://www.lancsfirerescue.org.uk/Visit website

There’s no such thing as a typical day for a fire and rescue service. We never really know what we could be dealing with when the alert sounds. But from chemical spills to house fires; road traffic collisions to rescuing trapped animals; you can be sure we’ll do our best (...)

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Lancashire Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender

01772 717461http://lancslgbt.org.uk/Visit website

Our Vision

To ensure Lancashire is a place where, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, all are able to be safe, fully participate in all aspects of community life, feel a sense of pride and belonging and know that their contribution is celebrated, shared and inspiring to others. “Fairness, (...)

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Lancashire LGBT

01772 717461http://lancslgbt.org.uk/Visit website

Lancashire LGBT are a registered charity working across Lancashire (including Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool) for Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGB and/or T) people, with the aim of supporting LGB and/or T people in Lancashire to be happier, healthier and well connected.

Their vision is to ensure Lancashire is (...)

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Lancashire Local Offer

01772 532509http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/SENDVisit website

The Lancashire Local Offer is a free and impartial service provided by Lancashire County Council.

We provide information about services across the county for families of children with special educational needs and/or a disability (SEND), covering areas including health and social care, education, early years, finance, transport, leisure activities and (...)

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Lancashire Safe Trader Scheme

0303 333 1111http://safetrader.org.uk/home/?usertype=consumerVisit website

The Safe Trader Scheme is operated by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service and its aim is to assist residents of Lancashire to find reputable traders for property repairs, home improvements, gardening services, mobility aids and other services around the home.

Whilst Lancashire County Council Trading Standards do not approve (...)

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Lancashire Victim Services

0300 323 0085http://lancashirevictimservices.org/Visit website

If you have been a victim of crime, whether recently or in the past, we are here to help. We provide emotional support, information and practical help, regardless of whether you have reported the crime to the police. All of our services are free and confidential.

Lancashire Victim Services has been established by (...)

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Lancashire Volunteer Partnership

https://lancsvp.org.uk/Visit website

The Lancashire Volunteer Partnership was established in 2016 between public services who wanted to provide one gateway into public service volunteering.

Our aim is to make volunteering for public services rewarding and to provide opportunities for people to make a real difference in their local communities.

By bringing these opportunities (...)

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Lancashire Wellbeing and Mental Health Helpline

0800 915 4640http://www.lancs-mentalhealthhelpline.nhs.uk/Visit website

The Wellbeing & Mental Health Helpline was launched in August 1996 following a nationwide review of mental health services. The Helpline is a listening, information and emotional support service for those concerned about their own mental health, or that of someone they know.

The Helpline is open Monday to Friday 7pm – (...)

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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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Lancashire Women – Accrington

0300 330 1354 http://www.lancashirewomen.org Visit website

Lancashire Women is a leading charity for women and girls in Lancashire with over 6500 women accessing their services over the past year and 130 active volunteers supporting delivery of their services. Their vision is where all women and girls in Lancashire are valued and treated as equals. Lancashire (...)

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Lancashire Women – Burnley

0300 330 1354http://www.lancashirewomen.org Visit website

Lancashire Women is a leading charity for women and girls in Lancashire with over 6500 women accessing their services over the past year and 130 active volunteers supporting delivery of their services. Their vision is where all women and girls in Lancashire are valued and treated as equals. Lancashire (...)

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Lancashire Women’s Centre’s Community Wellbeing Initiative

0808 280 3160 (Freephone).http://www.womenscentre.org/Visit website

Lancashire Women’s Centre’s Community Wellbeing Initiative works within the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies model(IAPT) at Steps 1-3 and are able to offer a number of therapies from Stubbylee Hall, Bacup.


Counselling works with bereavement, family difficulties, domestic abuse, depression and relationships to name but a few. Counselling requires (...)

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Lauren’s Place

http://www.laurens-place.co.ukVisit website

Laurens Place was born in June 2014 after the tragic and public death of Lauren Johnson, aged 17, from Oswaldtwistle, who took her own life by falling from the highest point of Accrington Arndale Centre.

Lauren was known to have had mental health issues and was failed by the gap (...)

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Leaders of Worship & Preachers Trust (LWPT)

01923 231811http://www.lwpt.org.ukVisit website

LWPT is an ecumenical organisation that provides much-needed support to preachers through resources, training, and grants. Our quarterly magazine Preach and the accompanying website provide access to advice, discussion and ideas to assist them in their ministry.

LWPT grants support individuals of all ages who are embarking on preacher (...)

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Lighthouse Tai Chi

07876 377321http://www.lighthousetaichi.comVisit website

Lighthouse Tai Chi® has been active in Rossendale for over 10 years. Providing professional tai chi and qigong instruction for Rossendale Leisure Trust and Whitworth Leisure Centre with the aim of bringing the health, fitness and well-being benefits of tai chi and qigong to people of all ages and abilities.


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Limey Valley Residents Association

http://lvra.co.uk/Visit website

Welcome to the Limey Valley Residents Association website The association was set up to give us a voice

The LVRA’s aim is to represent our fellow residents in liaising with Rossendale Borough Council and other authorities which cover our area. In doing so,we intend to consult before presenting a united (...)

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Little Nippers Nursery

01706 551697http://www.littlenippers.uk.com/Visit website

Our aim is to provide a secure, caring and stimulating environment where children are regarded as individuals and feel respected, appreciated and confident

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Longholme Methodist Church

01706 602882https://www.rossendalemethodistcircuit.co.uk/longholmeVisit website

Longholme Methodist Church is a community of people of all ages who seek to respond to God’s love by sharing the good news of Jesus. We believe we should worship God, care for one another, and our neighbours and help each other to grow in faith.

The church (...)

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Love Haslingden

http://www.lovehaslingden.comVisit website

Love Haslingden is a community group focusing on the betterment of Haslingden as a town and community.

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Lumb Baptist Church

(01706) 214178http://www.lumbbaptist.org.uk/Visit website

Lumb Baptist Church meets in Lumb, a small village in the Rossendale Valley in Lancashire. We have an active membership of about 70 people and a worshipping congregation of about 100. We enjoy lively all-age worship which seeks to mix traditional and contemporary styles.

Our Sunday Services start at 10.30 (...)

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Lumb in Rossendale Women’s Institute

01706 217013http://www.thewi.org.uk/become-a-member/structure-of-the-wi/england/lancashire/find-a-wi/lumb-in-rossendaleVisit website

Lumb in Rossendale Women’s Institute meet in Newchurch Methodist Church.

The Women’s Institute (WI) was formed in 1915 to revitalise rural communities and encourage women to become more involved in producing food during the First World War. Since then the organisation’s aims have broadened and the WI is now the (...)

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Lumb Valley Care Home

01706 300071http://www.lumbvalley.co.ukVisit website

Lumb Valley Care Home is situated in the tiny village of Lumb. This is the sort of community rarely found these days where everyone knows everyone else and they all look out for each other. The home is closely involved with the village so your loved one will become part of the community. 

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M3 Project

01706 216600http://www.rossendalem3.orgVisit website

The M3 Project is a Registered Charity (1154113) that offers a variety of accommodation services and housing advice to homeless and vulnerable young people and families aged 16 to 21. The Charity is based in Rossendale but works with young people across East Lancashire. (Excluding Blackburn with Darwen)

Everyone has (...)

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Macmillan Pennine Lancashire – Bacup

01254 585535http://www.macmillan.org.uk/Visit website

Macmillan Information and support centre at Bacup Primary Health Care Centre

Macmillan Pennine Lancashire Community Cancer Information and Support Service provides access to free and confidential information and support, for people living in the Pennine Lancashire area who are affected by cancer.

Information and support can also be accessed by Tel: (...)

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Macmillan Pennine Lancashire – Rawtenstall

01254 585535http://www.macmillan.org.uk/Visit website

Macmillan Information and support centre at Rossendale Primary Health Care Centre.

Macmillan Pennine Lancashire Community Cancer Information and Support Service provides access to free and confidential information and support, for people living in the Pennine Lancashire area who are affected by cancer.

Information and support can also be accessed by Tel: (...)

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Macular Support Group

The Macular Support Group meets on the second Friday of each month from 11am to about 12.30pm at Accrington and District Blind Society.

Visitors are welcome to stay on after and eat their lunch, sandwiches are available from local shops or some people bring their own.  The (...)

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Made in Haslingden

07725892900http://www.madeinhaslingden.org/Visit website

We are a social craft group specialising (but not exclusive to) those living with dementia, their carers, friends and families. We host our group on the third Friday of the month at Haslingden Community Link where we love to welcome old  and new faces. We organise activities which are tailored (...)

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Maden Early Years & Childcare Centre

01706 879 949http://www.madenearlyyears.co.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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Magdalene Project

01706 870939http://www.themagdaleneproject.co.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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Margaret Haes Riding Centre

01706 821337http://margarethaes.wordpress.comVisit website

The Margaret Haes Riding Centre was founded by Margaret Haes in 1967. She soon affiliated her new riding centre to the Riding for the Disabled Association. She was an accomplished horsewoman, and passionate about sharing her love of riding with those less fortunate.

In approximately 1976 she and her team (...)

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Marie Stopes UK

0345 300 8090https://www.mariestopes.org.uk/Visit website

Marie Stopes UK is a charity that has been helping women and men across the UK to choose if and when they have children for more than 40 years. We’re proud to be one of the UK’s largest providers of abortion services, but what really matters to us is the (...)

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Marl Pits Leisure Centre

01706 226850http://www.rltrust.co.uk/centres/Marl-Pits-Leisure-Centre.htmlVisit website

Marl Pits Leisure Centre is part of Rossendale Leisure Trust,the largest not for profit social enterprise in the Valley.

Set amidst the panoramic views of the rossendale countryside, Marl Pits Leisure Centre offers sport and fitness activities for all the family. It has recently had a 2.5million pound investment to (...)

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Masjid-e-Bilal & Islamic Centre

01706 218830http://masjid-e-bilal.com/Visit website

At Masjid-e-Bilal & Islamic Centre we value the warm and welcoming Haslingden community we live in. That’s why we welcome anybody or group to take a visit at the local Masjid.

It’s a simple building inside, that’s because as Muslims we don’t believe that the walls and pillars make the (...)

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Meet ‘N’ Match

http://unightgroup.co.uk/what-we-do/dating-and-friendship-agency-2/Visit website

Meet ‘N’ Match is a friendship and dating agency for people with a learning disability covering the whole of Lancashire.

They offer their members priority invitations to organised events in Lancashire, personal introductions to new friends and a chance to go on ‘dates’.  Free training, advice and information about safe (...)

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MHS Pharmacy

0800 3202111http://www.mhspharmacy.com/Visit website

At MHS Pharmacy we provide all the services funded by the National Health Service.  Our pharmacy is unique, as we aim to bridge the gap between patients and doctors. Having worked with patients in the community,care homes and care agencies we have looked at common problems that occur when dispensing (...)

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Mid Pennine Arts

01282 421 986http://midpenninearts.org.uk/Visit website

MPA brings art, people and places together.  We commission ambitious, original work that is unique to some very special places and connects directly with people.

MPA projects challenge artists, enrich our communities and sometimes change lives.

Our projects examine what is unique about our area, our heritage and our communities.


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01706 220988

MillerHouse is registered to provide residential accommodation for adults who have a mental illness.  The service is registered to accommodate a maximum number of six people.

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Millgate House

01706 852356

Millgate House is part of an organisation that is a registered charity, overseen by a trustee management committee.  It is a care home without nursing care that can look after up to eight young adults with learning and physical disabilities.  It is also registered to provide personal care to younger people (...)

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Mind Charity Shop – Rawtenstall

01706 551504

Mind Charity Shop – Rawtenstall, is one of many shops that raise funds for Mind.  Mind is a charity, and we couldn’t carry on our work without the support of everyone who donates, fundraises, campaigns or becomes a member. We’re very grateful.

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Moorlands Park

01706 252518

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:  SlideCradle Swing, See Saw, Climbing Frame, Roundabout, Pitch, Bowling Green

Information kindly provided by Rossendale Borough Council – Aug 2016

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MSV Homecare and Repair

01706 221 849http://www.msvhousing.co.ukVisit website

MSV Homecare and Repair (formerly St Vincent’s Homecare and Repair) operates in Rossendale, Pendle and Burnley.  We are a ‘not for profit’ Home Improvement Agency, part of Mosscare St Vincent’s Housing Group (company no. RS007609) supported by Lancashire County Council.

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My Colourful Memories

07807 249464https://mycolourfulmemories.co.uk/Visit website

My Colourful Memories is a Not for Profit Company who offer fun and creative ways of reminiscing through the relaxing activity of colouring.

Workshops and resources are especially beneficial for people with a diagnosis of Dementia, Alzheimers and Parkinsons Disease.

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My Dentist – Rossendale

01706 216243https://www.mydentist.co.uk/dentists/practices/england/north-west-england/rossendale/64-manchester-roadVisit website

Welcome to mydentist, Manchester Road, Haslingden. From teething toddlers to denture wearers, our practice caters for all.

Along with the full range of NHS dental services, you’ll find a great selection of cosmetic treatments, including tooth whitening and dentures.

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National Autistic Society (NAS) East Lancs Social Group

01254 828934http://www.autism.org.uk/directory/resources/8739.aspxVisit website

This social group is for adults at the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum, such as those with Asperger syndrome (AS). Social Groups are supported by volunteers who are recruited and trained by the NAS. Volunteers come from all walks of life.

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Neighbourhood Watch

http://www.ourwatch.org.uk/Visit website

Neighbourhood Watch (in some areas known as Home Watch), is one of the biggest and most successful crime prevention schemes in the UK.

Our mission is to improve community life by listening to and supporting our grassroots members, co-ordinating national activities on their behalf, supporting regional co-ordination and representing the (...)

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Nest Lancashire

0300 111 0323 or Text: NEST and your number to 60777http://nestlancashire.org/Visit website

Nest Lancashire has been set up to support young people aged 10 to 18 who have been affected by crime or subjected to bullying, threats or harassment. You can talk to us in confidence and all of our services are free of charge. Our aim is to help you recover (...)

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Newchurch Methodist Church

01706 602882http://www.newchurch-methodist.co.uk/Visit website

Newchurch Methodist Church is a community of Christians who aim to provide for the wider community and praise God as a group of Christians.

The building has disabled access to the church with a ramp into the building and the chapel itself is on the ground floor. The church has (...)

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Newchurch St Nicholas CE Primary School

(01706) 229478http://www.newchurchcofe.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

Newchurch St Nicholas CE Primary School is a one form entry Church of England Primary School in Newchurch. The building is modern and bright with large classrooms which are well resourced. We are lucky to have extensive grounds and fabulous views and try to make the most of our wonderful (...)

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Newchurch Village Community Association

http://www.newchurch-village.co.uk/Visit website

The aims of Newchurch Village Community Association are:

Working towards improving the village and surrounding areas of Newchurch for the mutual benefit of the whole community. To promote the village of Newchurch, its activities and its events, and to coordinate activities and events. The group will not discriminate on the (...)

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NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care – North West Coast (NIHR CLAHRC NWC)

0151 795 5368https://www.clahrc-nwc.nihr.ac.uk/contact-us.phpVisit website

The National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care North West Coast (NIHR CLAHRC NWC) brings together NHS organisations, local authorities, the public and academic leaders from the Universities of Liverpool, Lancaster and Central Lancashire to accelerate the translation of research findings into service (...)

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North West Air Ambulance Charity

0800 587 4570https://nwaa.net/Visit website

Your North West Air Ambulance Charity takes advanced healthcare to scene; reaching, treating and transferring patients to definitive care as quickly as possible and working collaboratively with our partners to ensure they are transferred to the best treatment centre thus improving chances of survival and reducing the risk of long (...)

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North West Ambulance Service

General Enquiries 0845 112 0999http://www.nwas.nhs.uk/Visit website

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust provides 24 hour, 365 days a year accident and emergency services to those in need of emergency medical treatment and transport.

Our highly skilled staff provide life-saving care to patients in the community and take people to hospital or a place (...)

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Northern Primary School

(01706) 874154http://www.northern.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

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 (...)

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Olive House

01706 877667http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/adult-social-care/older-people-services/residential-care/rossendale/Visit website

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.

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Our Lady & St Anselm’s RC Primary School

01706 853545http://www.olsa.lancs.sch.uk/Visit website

At Our Lady & St Anselm’s RC Primary School we recognise all children in our care as unique individuals and strive to create an environment that recognises God’s love and concern for everyone.

All staff nurture and support our children and families in a warm, Catholic atmosphere where the religious (...)

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PAPYRUS prevention of young suicide

01282 432555http://www.papyrus-uk.org/Visit website

PAPYRUS prevention of young suicide are a national UK charity working to prevent suicide in young people.

The PAPYRUS national confidential help line – HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141 – gives support and practical advice to young people worried about themselves and to anyone else concerned that a young person they (...)

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Parkinsons Disease Society (Burnley Support Group)

0844 225 3655http://www.parkinsons.org.uk/local-support-groups/regions/burnley-branchVisit website

The Parkinsons Disease Society offer information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers. We also organise regular events and social activities. Join us – and meet other people affected by Parkinson’s in your area each last Wednesday of the month at 7pm.

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Parkinsons Disease Society (Hyndburn and Ribble Valley Support Group)

01254 871150https://localsupport.parkinsons.org.uk/opportunity/49141Visit website

We offer information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers.

We meet on alternate months for a bring and share lunch. Join us – and meet other people affected by Parkinson’s in your area.

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Parkside Centre

01706 876887

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, (...)

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Parkwood Lawn Tennis Club

01706 213409http://www.lta.org.uk/Places-To-Play/Details/Overview/?p2p=1-14H-1962Visit website

Parkwood Lawn Tennis Club is located next to Haslingden Sports Centre. We are a small club with approx 70 members (of all ages) with our own clubhouse. Courts available 365 days. We were the first club in east Lancashire to achieve Clubmark status. Lots of opportunity for coaching and matchplay.

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Patchwork Quilting Group

01706 230116http://www.hcl.org.ukVisit website

The Patchwork Quilting Group at Haslingden Community Link meets weekly, and always has room for new members. Tuesday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

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Patient Access

https://patient.emisaccess.co.ukVisit website

Patient Access lets you use the online services of your local practice. These may include arranging appointments, repeat medication, secure messages, medical record and updating your details.

Patient Access is an online service provided by EMIS Health. They provide the clinical system that your practice uses and which you connect (...)

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Patient Participation Group – Rossendale Valley Medical Practice

01706 605100http://www.rossendalevalleymedicalpractice.co.uk/Visit website

The PPG is a group of patients of the GP Practice, who act as a link to other patients to be a critical friend to the Practice.

Any comments, suggestions for improvements to Practice or issues, we are there to assist and discuss with the surgery staff to resolve.

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Patient Transport Service – Lancashire

General Enquiries: 01772 904907http://www.nwas.nhs.uk/our-services/patient-transport-serviceVisit website

The North West Ambulance Service undertakes approximately 1.2 million non-emergency journeys every year.  We provide Patient Transport Services in Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cumbria and we have four Contact and Control centres in Preston, Carlisle, Oldham and Chester.

We employ approximately 800 staff, 150 call takers, controllers and planners, (...)

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Paul Nuttall Optometrists (Rawtenstall)

01706 215842http://www.pnoptom.co.ukVisit website

Paul Nuttall Optometrists provide quality and professional eye care services. We offer domiciliary home visits for patients who are unable to attend the practices unaccompanied, please contact either practice for details. All our staff are experienced and highly trained to help you from the eye examination, help choosing a frame (...)

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Pendle Community Hospital

01282 425071http://www.elht.nhs.uk/hospitals-and-trust-locations/pendle-community-hospital_2.htmVisit website

Pendle Community Hospital in Nelson provides in-patient intermediate care and medical beds.  The hospital comprises of three wards each accommodating up to 24 patients.

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Pennine Lancashire Community Farm

01282 421690http://www.penninelancashirecommunityfarm.org/Visit website

Pennine Lancashire Community Farm is small registered charity working across the boroughs of Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale and Ribble Valley in the area of Pennine Lancashire. Our work takes place in a variety of outdoor settings which include: community gardens, woodlands, working farms and public parks.

As a charity we have (...)

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Pennine Mountain Bike Association

http://www.pmba.org.uk/Visit website

Pennine Mountain Bike Association are a grouping of riders, clubs and volunteer trail building teams from across Lancashire and the North Pennines.

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 (...)

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Pennine Prospects

General Enquiries: 01422 264684https://www.pennineprospects.co.uk/Visit website

Pennine Prospects is a unique rural regeneration company created in 2005 as a champion for the South Pennines, the dramatic upland landscape that stands prominently above the urban centres of Greater Manchester, the Lancashire valleys and West Yorkshire. It is an award-winning partnership organisation that has attracted over £5million of (...)

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Pension Wise

030 0330 1001https://www.pensionwise.gov.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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People of Worth

07933 281106https://www.peopleofworth.co.uk/Visit website

People of Worth offers bespoke, expert therapy throughout Blackburn, Lancashire. We believe in one to one therapeutic sessions encompassing life story work, gestalt chair dialogues, EMDR therapy and penny parks inner child work. As the founder of People of Worth, Psychotherapist Imogen HG Johnson offers one to one therapeutic sessions, (...)

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Police & Crime Commissioner for Lancashire

01772 533587http://www.lancashire-pcc.gov.uk/Visit website

Clive Grunshaw is the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire.

“As your Police and Crime Commissioner it is my job to ensure that the policing needs of Lancashire communities are met as effectively as possible. I aim to bring communities closer to the police, build confidence in the system and restore (...)

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Ponies for People

(01706) 210552http://www.peerscloughpackhorses.co.uk/Visit website

Ponies for People is a not for profit group, aimed at raising funding to deliver the therapeutic benefits of horsemanship to a wider and more diverse audience.  Our staff are experienced in horsemanship, education, and working with young people and adults with dementia, learning difficulties and social problems.

The mental (...)

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Positive Action in the Community

(01282) 619192http://www.pendle-action.org.uk/Visit website

Positive Action for the Community are a local registered charity working across Pendle and Rossendale on a number of projects which support people to build emotional resilience, improve their emotional health and wellbeing, make positive choices, and improve their education and employment chances and move on to live independent lives.


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Positive Start

01706 800858http://www.positivestart.org.uk/Visit website

Positive Start is a voluntary youth organisation in Rossendale.  We work with youth workers and interested adults to support and assist young persons, particularly from disadvantaged and Black Minority Ethnic (BME) groups, as they strive to achieve and develop their full potential in education, leisure, recreation, health and role within (...)

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Proffitts – Investing in Communities (CIC)

01204 778 907 or (07989) 928 038http://www.proffittscic.com/Visit website

Proffitts – Investing in Communities (CIC) is a venture with a fresh and lively approach to community based regeneration, neighbourhood management and green space solutions. We are committed to connecting local people with local investment and giving them the opportunity to improve their communities.

Proffitts can help in many ways – we can work together with residents and community groups; (...)

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RAF Air Cadets: Squadron 1969 (Rossendale)

01706 212076http://www.1969aircadets.org/Visit website

RAF Air Cadets has something for everyone. 13 – 17 years of age. It gives young people the chance to take part in a huge range of exciting and challenging activities supervised by members of our experienced adult volunteer staff.

If you’re a fan of aviation, action and adventure, (...)

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Rakefoot Methodist Church

01706 602882https://www.rossendalemethodistcircuit.co.uk/rakefootVisit website

Rakefoot Methodist Church are a community of people of all ages who seek to respond to God’s love in Jesus. We believe we should: Worship God; care for each other and our neighbours; help each other to grow in faith, hope and love; share the good news of Jesus.

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Ramsbottom Community Church

01706 821677http://www.ramsbottomcommunity.church Visit website

Here at Ramsbottom Community Church we believe the local church has an opportunity to have a positive influence on the community, by showing the love of Jesus in a relevant way.

You are warmly welcomed to join us. We meet every Sunday at 10.30am. Our Sunday meetings comprise of worship, communion (...)

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Ratcliffe Street Play Area

01706 252518

Ratcliffe Street 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:  Cradle Swing

Information kindly provided by Rossendale Borough Council – Aug 2016

To report a parks issue you can contact the Council’s (...)

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Rawtenstall Chess Club

07840 696210http://www.elca.org.uk/artman/publish/article_18.shtmlVisit website

Rawtenstall Chess Club is the only chess club in Rossendale. The Club offers people the opportunity to come and play either competitive chess or just friendly games of chess. The Club caters for all grades of players from new players to players representing Lancashire.

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Rawtenstall Community Partnership

https://www.rossendale.gov.uk/info/210201/your_neighbourhood/10738/community_partnershipsVisit website

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 (...)

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Rawtenstall Cricket Club

07519 816954https://rawtenstallcricket.com/Visit website

Rawtenstall Cricket Club play in the Lancashire League, we have 3 senior teams and a junior section that has teams from u9s through to u15

Our clubhouse has space for up to 180 people (although this varies depending on the event) and is available to book for any occasion. Please (...)

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Rawtenstall Farmers And Artisan Market

01204 598907

Rawtenstall Farmers And Artisan Market is a Farmers and Artisan Market held on Rawtenstall Town Square Bank Street Rawtenstall NB4 8TS.

We have 20 Plus Artisan Producers making up a regular Farmers and Artisan Market on the 4th Sunday of the month.

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Rawtenstall Jobcentre Plus

0845 6043719https://www.gov.uk/contact-jobcentre-plusVisit website

Jobcentre Plus is a government-funded employment agency and social security office that can be found in most towns and cities, whose aim it is to help people of working age find employment in the UK.

It was formed when the Employment Service merged with the Benefits Agency and was renamed (...)

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Rawtenstall Library

0300 123 6703http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries-and-archives/libraries/find-a-library/rawtenstall-library.aspxVisit website

Rawtenstall 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.

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Rawtenstall Market

01706 216176http://www.rawtenstall-market.co.uk/Visit website

Rawtenstall Market, Rossendale is a community of traders that offer most things that you need, we offer much more than fruit and veg!

Whether you need pet food and accessories, quality meat, cakes, biscuits and speciality foods, or new blinds for your home amongst many more items and services, look (...)

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Rawtenstall Public Welfare Committee

01706 228183

Rawtenstall Public Welfare Committee organise trips for elderly residents, Senior citizens welfare in Rawtenstall, Luncheon Club provision

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Rawtenstall Remembrance Parade

Rawtenstall Remembrance Parade is a committee to organise a parade and service to recognise the sacrifice made during conflict by our Armed Forces.

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Rawtenstall Unitarian Church

07341 932558http://www.rawtenstallunitarians.orgVisit website

Rawtenstall Unitarian Church welcome everyone to our services and practice Freedom, Reason and Tolerance.

Our Wedding services are organised on a personal basis and we can offer Same Sex marriages. Baptisms, Blessings and Funerals.

We also offer event spaces to hire, fully accessible and furnished to the highest standards. Free (...)

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Rawtenstall Young People’s Service

01706 242020http://yps.lancashire.gov.uk/Visit website

Rawtenstall Young People’s Service provides young people aged between 13-19 or up to 25 years of age if you have a disability, with somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to.

We aim to give young people a range of services, exciting opportunities, and positive choices. If (...)

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ReachIT Digital Inclusion Project: Rossendale and Hyndburn

07305 079504

The ReachIT Digital Inclusion Project is a 2 year project, funded by the European Social fund and the Big Lottery. It aims to improve and enhance participant’s digital skills. The project is able to provide targeted support to those that need to enhance their digital skills through the use of (...)

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REAL Minibus

01706 230116

One of the main problems highlighted in many surveys asking what could be done to improve the lives of older people in Rossendale was the lack of suitable, affordable transport. In an attempt to resolve that problem REAL purchased a Minibus for use by organisations in Rossendale.

The Minibus has (...)

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Red Rose Recovery

01772 821440http://www.redroserecovery.org.uk/Visit website

Red Rose Recovery provide community based opportunities for ex-offenders and people in recovery across Lancashire.

Our provision recognises and builds on beneficiaries, gifts and skills, creating a positive environment for individuals, often viewed negatively, to move forward.

We can help people take up activities that contribute to their further development (...)

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Red Tiger Karate – Haslingden

07815 579 852https://www.redtigerkarateclub.co.uk/classes/haslingden/Visit website

Red Tiger Karate Club provides quality instruction to children from 4 years old all the way to late adulthood.  Our classes are based in Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire and we cater for people of all abilities.

We pride ourselves on having a great team of instructors. First and foremost, we (...)

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RELATE – Blackburn

01772 717 597https://www.relate.org.uk/find-my-nearest-relate/centre/lancashire-relate-centreVisit website

RELATE offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through their website.

this area is covered by the Blackburn Centre.  All enquiries, for all centres,  go through the number (01772) 717597.

The opening hours for appointments and enquiries are:

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Rising Bridge Community Association

01706 250085

The Rising Bridge Community Association was set up to help improve and support the community around us.

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Rochdale Ancient Parish Educational Trust

01706 655117http://www.rapet.org.uk/Visit website

The objective of the Charity is to promote the education (including social and physical traming) of persons who are resident in, or who attend, or have immediately preceding the grant of any benefits, attended any school in the area of the Ancient Parish of Rochdale. The charity (...)

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Rochdale and District Mind

01706 752338 / 0800 1070729 (freephone)http://www.rochdalemind.org.ukVisit website

Rochdale and District Mind services are designed by people with lived experience for service users. We are focused on wellbeing and recovery, and supporting people to lead fulfilling lives.  Our projects are individual and seperate from each other, and they are designed to meet the needs of different people in (...)

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Rosemere Cancer Foundation

01772 522913http://www.rosemere.org.ukVisit website

The Rosemere Cancer Foundation supports world class cancer treatment throughout Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Rosemere aim to work in partnership with local clinical staff to achieve the best possible care for cancer patients in Lancashire and South Cumbria wherever they are treated.

They seek to do this by; Funding cutting edge equipment (...)

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Rossendale & Pendle Mountain Rescue

(01706) 229315http://www.rpmrt.org.uk/Visit website

Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team is a registered charity, made up entirely of volunteers. An integral part of the national search and rescue service, we are called out through the 999 system, and cover an area of approx 350 square miles across East Lancashire, Pendle, the Rossendale Valley and (...)

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Rossendale 60s Festival

https://rossendale60sfest.wordpress.com/Visit website

The Rossendale 60s Festival is now in its 6th year and has established itself as the premier valley-wide event in Rossendale. Its current Chair Barry Hyde founded the Festival in 2013 as an initiative that would provide a theme that both businesses and the community would buy into.

It was seen as (...)

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Rossendale Against Fracking

https://keepeastlancashirefrackfreekelff.wordpress.com/Visit website

Rossendale Against Fracking are a grass roots group of Rossendale residents opposed to the highly harmful process of hydraulic fracking.

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Rossendale Aviation Society

01254 209863http://www.rossavsoc.co.uk/Visit website

We are a Society for those interested in all aspects of aviation – enthusiasts, historians, photographers and anybody who likes aviation.

We normally meet at 8.00 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at Haslingden Cricket Club.  Because of the COVID-19 crisis wea re currently (...)

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Rossendale Befriending Service

01706 253648 or 07528 753 085https://www.rossendalehospice.org/patients-carers/befriending-service.htmlVisit website

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Befriending Service – Rossendale

Brief Description The Rossendale Befriending service aims to reduce social isolation for people in Rossendale and if applicable their partners or carers by arranging a visit by a volunteer befriender.

The scheme works by matching each person (Befriendee) with a volunteer befriender (...)

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Rossendale Borough Council

01706 217777http://www.rossendale.gov.uk/a_to_z/service/4/one_stop_shopVisit website

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 (...)

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Rossendale Business Awards

http://r-awards.co.ukVisit website

The R-Awards are an annual showcase for the achievements, quality and diversity of the local businesses and enterprising people in Rossendale.

Valley at Work organise the Rossendale Business Awards to celebrate the achievements, quality and diversity of the local businesses and enterprising people who make Rossendale such a great (...)

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Rossendale Civic Trust

01706 531550http://rossendalecivictrust.wordpress.comVisit website

Rossendale Civic Trust Started in 2001 when Rawtenstall Civic Society merged with the older Haslingden Civic Trust.

Both were founded, like all civic societies, to promote good architecture and town planning of all periods across the area. we endeavour to look to the future without sacrificing our heritage. Introducing progressive (...)

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Rossendale Clog Market

07891 478476http://www.theclogmarket.co.uk/Visit website

The Rossendale Clog Market is held at Rawtenstall market Thursday and Saturday 9am -4pm

There is Vintage, Food & Drink, Handmade, Crafts, Artisan, and other cool stuff!

Check Facebook page for details of next market and more information.


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Rossendale Community Boxing Club

07966 291886https://sites.google.com/site/rossendalecommunityboxingclubVisit website

Rossendale Community Boxing Club is a not for profit boxing club established in 2000, run by volunteers for the benefit of the residents of Rossendale and the surrounding areas.

The club is an Amateur Boxing Association of England (A.B.A.E) affiliated club run by experienced fully qualified A.B.A.E. coaches who are (...)

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Rossendale Dance & Drama Centre (RDDC)

01706 211 161http://rddc.co.uk/Visit website

Established in 1980, Rossendale Dance & Drama Centre (RDDC) are now a leading provider of dance, drama, musical theatre and fitness training for children and adults.

We offer tuition at all levels, for all ages, at both our Ramsbottom and Waterfoot branches 6 days a week.  There is something for everyone (...)

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Rossendale Dental Surgery

(01706) 836130http://www.rdhc.org.ukVisit website

Rossendale Dental Health Centre is an established practice who have served the local community since opening in 2002.  Our practice is fully computerised, with fully equipped surgeries and a modern comfortable reception and waiting area.

Our clinical team consists of highly experienced and qualified practitioners, some of whom are specialists (...)

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Rossendale Dial-a-Bus

01282 415310http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/roads-parking-and-travel/public-transport/community-transport-services.aspxVisit website

The Dial-a-Bus service provides door-to-door services within their operating areas, using vehicles specially adapted to make them easy to use. Vehicles are equipped with lifts and passenger restraints so that wheelchair users can travel without having to transfer to a seat.  Services may run to a broad route and timetable.


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Rossendale District Scout Association

01706 215203http://www.rossendalescouts.org.ukVisit website

Rossendale District Scout Association offers everyday adventure and activity to almost 400,000 young people across the UK, and is the largest co-educational youth organisation in the world. Surrounded by the Pennines and West Pennine Moors, Rossendale has eight very active Scout groups, where adventure and fun come to life in various towns (...)

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Rossendale Harriers Athletics Club

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

Athletes of all standards are welcome to join our sessions as training is split into various groups relating to age and/or ability. We are a club which competes against other clubs in most of the running and Track and Field disciplines and as such encourage and offer advice to our (...)

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Rossendale Hospice

01706 253633http://www.rossendalehospice.org/Visit website

Rossendale Hospice was founded in 1988 by and for the people of Rossendale.  The Hospice is a registered charity based in the Health Hub on Bacup Road in Rawtenstall, Lancashire. It was formed to provide palliative care for people diagnosed with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses.

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Rossendale Hospice Shop Haslingden

http://www.rossendalehospice.org/charity-shop.htmlVisit website

We have a shop on Deardengate in Haslingden with a great range of stock.  If you have any items to donate, please call in with them.

If you would like to volunteer please contact Lesley our Volunteer Co-ordinator on 01706 253633

Opening Hours:  Mon – Sat   9 am – 4.30 pm

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Rossendale Hospice Shop Rawtenstall

01706 240084http://www.rossendalehospice.org/charity-shop.htmlVisit website

In June Rossendale Hospice opened a charity shop on Bank Street, Rawtenstall which has proved a tremendous success.  We believe it is the best charity shop on the street.

If you would like to volunteer call Caren direct on 01706 240084 or Lesley our Volunteer Co-ordinator on 01706 (...)

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Rossendale Info

https://rossendale.infoVisit website

Rossendale Info is a website for small local businesses to get Online. Over the next few weeks and months, Rossendale Info will be adding local Rossendale businesses to the website. We believe in shopping local and our mission is to promote local businesses to local people in the Rossendale area.


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Rossendale Labour

http://rossendalelabour.org.uk/Visit website

Rossendale Labour Party covers the Labour Party Branches in the valley of Rossendale: Rawtenstall, Bacup and Whitworth and Helmshore and Haslingden. As our membership is increasing we are making plans to start meeting as separate branches again.

Rossendale is unusual in that the valley is split between two Parliamentary Constituencies: (...)

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Rossendale Ladies Choir

01706 226174http://www.rossendaleladieschoir.org.uk/Visit website

The Rossendale Ladies Choir was formed in 1977, and currently has over 40 members. Membership is made up of ladies from all age groups and all walks of life.

We meet every Wednesday evening and rehearse at St. Peter’s Church, St Peter’s Avenue, Haslingden, Rossendale, BB4 6NZ from 7.30 to (...)

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Rossendale Leisure Trust

01706 226850http://www.rltrust.co.uk/Visit website

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.

We manage a range of facilities including Adrenaline Centre (formerly Haslingden Sports Centre)  (...)

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Rossendale Lions Club

01706 875425

Rossendale Lions Club is part of the global Lions Club network.  The Lions were born in Chicago in 1917, and their headquarters can still be found there to this day.

Meetings take place every 3rd Thursday of the month at 19:00.

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Rossendale Male Voice Choir

01706 221370http://www.rossendalemalevoicechoir.co.uk/Visit website

“The Valley of Song” is how the Rossendale Valley in south east Lancashire is often described and it is the home of The Rossendale Male Voice Choir.

Lancashire’s famous male voice choir, who this year celebrates 90 years of rich musical history, is proud of its heritage but also looks (...)

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Rossendale Memory Choir

01282 832548http://www.rossendalememorychoir.orgVisit website

Rossendale Memory Choir is a singing group for people living with dementia and their carers, in conjunction with Crossroads Care East Lancashire.  The group meets on  Wednesdays between 1.30 – 3.15pm

Come along and enjoy the company of others while singing some old favourites plus some new songs. Singing (...)

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Rossendale Methodist Circuit

01706 602882https://www.rossendalemethodistcircuit.co.uk/Visit website

The Rossendale Methodist Circuit consists of 7 churches. As well as being open for worship we offer a variety of community and sports groups for all ages. All our churches have rooms available to hire many with large halls suitable for a wide variety of activities. Most of our churches (...)

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Rossendale Mixed Martial Arts

(07974) 804568http://rossendale-mma.weebly.comVisit website

Our club is part of Shorai Martial Arts International. Shorai Association (International) was established in 1986 by Chief Instructor Sensei Joe Tierney, 7th Dan.

Shorai loosely translated means ‘future’. It is an open system which has fundamental values but has incorporated the modern aspect for today’s martial artist. The system (...)

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Rossendale Players

07922 021505http://rossendaleplayers.org.uk/Visit website

The Rossendale Players New Millennium Theatre is run entirely by members who commit their time and energy to fill the many jobs necessary for the continued success of productions.

The Rossendale Players have been producing plays in the Rossendale Valley for over 80 years.   As well as our own productions (...)

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Rossendale Probus Club

http://www.probusonline.org/rossendale/Visit website

A Probus club is a local association of retired and semi-retired professional and business people, and others who have had some measure of responsibility in any field of worthy endeavour, who are of character and respected in their communities. Clubs meet regularly for fellowship and an extension of their interests.


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Rossendale Radio

01706 530944http://www.rossendaleradio.com/Visit website

OFCOM licensed Community Radio Station covering the whole of the Rossendale Valley on 104.7FM and on all smart media.

On air 24/7 with live programmes 7am – 10pm.

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Rossendale Ramblers

01706 561042http://rossendale-ramblers.co.uk/Visit website

The Rossendale Group numbers around 150 members, and is regarded as one of the friendliest groups in the area.

Prior to the recent Covid-19 Pandemic we operated the following walks

We walked around 10 miles every Wednesday and every first Sunday.  We also ran 6-ish mile local walks on the (...)

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Rossendale Raptors

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

Rossendale Raptors Basketball Club is a local community club that provides basketball opportunities for men, women and children of all levels and abilities. We run weekly practices for all age groups across Rossendale and Accrington and has teams competing in various different leagues and competitions.

We have Clubmark accreditation which (...)

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Rossendale Rays Special Needs Swimming Club

Rossendale Rays  provide sports activities and water based activities for disabled/special needs people of any age and their families to benefit their health and well being.  The club hosts an average of 40-50 members along with parents and siblings at each weekly session.

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Rossendale Responsible Animal Rescue

07732 322917http://www.rossendaleresponsiblerescue.co.uk/Visit website

Rossendale Responsible Animal Rescue are a group of animal lovers and volunteers who live in and around the Rossendale Valley in the North West.

Our volunteers do various tasks, which include foster care short and long term, final years homes, home checking, potential foster carer checks, lost pet searches, animal (...)

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Rossendale Road Club

07818 054529http://rossendaleroadclub.com/Visit website

The Road Club was founded in 1937 as a purely cycling racing club, running alongside the Rossendale and Whitworth Wheelers, who combined with racing a high level of cycling touring activity.

The club is affiliated to British Cycling, Cycling Time Trials, North Lancs time trials association and Lancs and Lakes (...)

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Rossendale Rotary Club

01706 831163http://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=1180Visit website

Rossendale Rotary Club is part of Rotary International which is a global network of service volunteers. It is the world’s largest service organisation for business and professional people, with some 1,210,905 members operating in 168 countries world-wide.


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Rossendale Rubicon

07939 035982http://www.rossendalerubicon.org.uk/Visit website

Rossendale Rubicon is Rossendale’s award winning Mental Health Social Care Group.

It is a self-funded, not-for-profit organisation that is run by, and for people with mental health problems. We have over 100 attendances per week!

Members are encouraged to join with others who have or are suffering from mental health (...)

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Rossendale RUFC

(01706) 229152http://www.rossendalerufc.com/Visit website

Founded in 1969, Rossendale RUFC has gone from strength to strength. In its early days, games were played on farmland high above Rawtenstall where changing facilities were nonexistent and training venues impossible to find. Standards of rugby were difficult to improve as better and more well-established clubs were reluctant to (...)

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Rossendale Shotokan Karate Club, Bacup

http://www.rskc.org.ukVisit website

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! (...)

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Rossendale Shotokan Karate Club, Haslingden

http://www.rskc.org.ukVisit website

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! (...)

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Rossendale Special Ski Club (Rosski)

01706 231479https://www.rosski.org.uk/Visit website

Rossendale Special Ski Club (Rosski) is open to any young person in East Lancashire and neighbouring counties with a Learning Disability who either wants to learn to ski or who can ski.  We are based at the dry ski slope at Ski Rossendale. We are a very friendly welcoming club (...)

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Rossendale Talking Newspaper Association

01706 213962

The Rossendale Talking Newspaper Association has 7 teams who read the local paper, the Rossendale Free Press, on rota each week, recording onto memory sticks that are sent out via the Royal Mail free postal service

The group bring local news and events, read by local volunteers, to anyone who (...)

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Rossendale Triathlon Club

07835 487945http://www.rossendaletriclub.co.uk/Visit website

Rossendale Triathlon Club are a friendly and welcoming club with a competitive edge, and of course, home to the great Rossendale Triathlon.  Rossendale Triathlon Club was created in 2010 following the success of the Rossendale Triathlon which began in 2005.

Among us you will find Triathletes of all descriptions and abilities (...)

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Rossendale Valley Flower Club

01706 854957https://sites.google.com/site/rossendalevalleyflowerclub/Visit website

Rossendale Valley Flower Club are a small informal group with an interest in flowers and gardens. We are workshop based and enjoy watching a demonstrator before trying out the arrangements ourselves

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Rossendale Valley JFC

01706 223984http://www.clubwebsite.co.uk/rossendalevalleyjfcVisit website

Rossendale Valley JFC provide football coaching sessions and match play for youngsters aged between 5-17 years old in and around Rossendale.

We organise football camps @ HSC during all school holidays. We have links with most of the local professional clubs, Burnley FC, Manchester United FC and Blackburn Rover FC (...)

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Rossendale Valley Medical Practice

01706 605100

From 1 April 2015, it is a contractual requirement for all English practices to have a patient participation group (PPG) and to make reasonable efforts for this to be representative of the practice population. For more information about Rossendale Valley Medical Practice’s PPG please contact the surgery.

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Rossendale Valley Riding Club

07779 526001http://rvrc.co.uk/Visit website

Rossendale Valley Riding Club is a very popular friendly show set in the heart of Rawtenstall, Lancashire. Surrounded by beautiful views, the showground provides the perfect setting for a fun day of showing your horses and ponies.

We offer a great place for both horse and human to show off (...)

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Rossendale Valley Sounds

01706 216901

Rossendale Valley Sounds is a concert band, which was formed in October 1994. The band was formed with the aim of allowing players of any standard to join the band.

Over 20 years on this is still the aim, and is working very well. The ages of band members varies (...)

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Rossendale Works

07732 156060

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 (...)

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Rowlands Pharmacy (Rawtenstall)

01706 215654http://www.rowlandspharmacy.co.uk/Visit website

At Rowlands Pharmacy, we offer a range of services to help keep you fit and healthy, whether it be travel vaccinations for your holiday or a flu jab this winter.

We’ve got thousands of great deals on a huge range of healthcare products, whether you’re looking to lose weight or (...)

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Royal Air Forces Association – Northern Area

01772 426 930https://www.rafa.org.uk/Visit website

The Royal Air Forces Association is the charity that supports the RAF family, looking after the welfare of serving and former-serving personnel and their dependants, and helping them in times of need.

We exist to ensure that the sacrifices made by those who serve their country in the Royal Air (...)

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Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital

01254 263555http://www.elht.nhs.uk/hospitals-and-trust-locations/royal-blackburn-teaching-hospital.htmVisit website

The Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital provides a full range of hospital services to adults and children. This includes general and specialist medical and surgical services along with a full range of diagnostic and support services.

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Royal Court Theatre

01706 874080http://www.bacuproyalcourttheatre.com/Visit website

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 (...)

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Royal Voluntary Service, Lancashire

0141 611 7730http://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/hubs/1418-lancashireVisit website

Royal Voluntary Service can help older people maintain their independence and stay involved in the local community.

We have volunteers across Lancashire who offer help and support so older people can stay independent at home in Preston, Bolton, Lancaster, Southport, Clitheroe, Wigan and the surrounding areas, but we may be (...)

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RSPCA Lancashire East

01254 231118http://www.rspca-lancseast.org.uk/Visit website

RSPCA Lancashire East Branch has an Animal Centre located at Altham, near Accrington. We rehome Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Ferrets and some small animals.  The Animal Centre has a capacity to hold 42 dogs, 46 cats, 20 rabbits and 12 ferrets. Due to the large number of animals that need to be (...)

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Rural Rossendale Trust

07746556337http://www.ruralrossendale.co.ukVisit website

Rural Rossendale Trust was set up by a group of local guest accommodation providers in the area, with the aim of putting Rossendale on the map. Rossendale is a precious place, it’s a real place. Those who know it best, love it. The ‘Valley’ as its known to the locals (...)

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Safer Lancashire

http://www.saferlancashire.co.ukVisit website

Safer Lancashire – Working together to make Lancashire a better place for this and future generations; by targeting vulnerability, increasing resilience and reducing crime.

The Community Safety Agreement sets out how we will work together to address the community safety priorities for Lancashire. It is owned by the Lancashire Chief (...)

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SafeSpace Rossendale

01706 212894http://www.safespacependle.org.uk/Visit website

SafeSpace Rossendale provides accommodation and support for young people aged 16-25yrs who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Homelessness can happen to anyone regardless of race, wealth, education or opportunity.

It can happen due to relationship breakdown, parental relationship breakdown, domestic abuse, parental neglect or pressure, (...)

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Samaritans of Pendle, Burnley, Craven & Rossendale

01282 694929 / 01706 830999http://www.samaritans.org/branches/samaritans-pendle-burnley-craven-and-rossendaleVisit website

Talk to the Samaritans any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.

Find out why our service works and what you can expect when contacting us.

Samaritans are carefully trained to (...)

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Selnet – Social Enterprise Lancashire Network

01772 200690http://www.selnet-uk.comVisit website

Selnet – Social Enterprise Lancashire Network is the lead body in Lancashire for social enterprise and through its membership is able to bring together a wide range of businesses working for the social good to network, form consortia and inter-trade.

We support hub meetings across Lancashire and engage with social (...)

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Sexual Health Services

0300 1234 154http://www.lancashiresexualhealth.nhs.ukVisit website

Good sexual health is an important aspect of health and wellbeing and it is vital that people have information, confidence and access to quality services in order to seek appropriate care and make choices that are right for them. This helps people to develop positive relationships and enables them to (...)

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Shared Lives – Lancashire

01772 531326http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/sharedlives.aspxVisit website

Shared Lives is a service that matches adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, older people and/or mental health needs with carers and their families, to live within their home.

Shared Lives means people who need support can choose to become part of a real family, instead of staying in a (...)

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Sharneyford Primary School

(01706) 873955http://www.sharneyford.lancsngfl.ac.uk/Visit website

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, (...)

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Shawforth Methodist Church

01706 602882https://www.rossendalemethodistcircuit.co.uk/shawforthVisit website

Shawforth Methodist has a bright and simple chapel, with lots of space for the groups and activities that go on there throughout the week.

They have a congregation of between 14 – 30 who are very family friendly, and both warm and welcoming to any of our visitors. Although we (...)

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Shelter – Lancashire Housing Advice Centre

0344 5151831http://england.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_services_directory/blackburnVisit website

Shelter’s Lancashire service in Blackburn offers comprehensive free specialist housing advice and guidance. If you’re homeless, facing homelessness or simply need guidance on a housing issue, we can help.

Trained Shelter advisers offer face-to-face advice on a wide range of housing topics, including repossession, eviction, repairs and responsibilities, disputes (...)

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admin: 01772 753701http://www.sightline.org.ukVisit website

Sightline provide telephone-based befriending and helpline support for people affected by sight loss. Regular phone-based befriending can be arranged at a convenient time, and our helpline operates every evening. Our services are all staffed by trained volunteers, who have close experience of sight loss.

Sightline is an innovative service focused on (...)

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Sion Baptist Church, Higher Cloughfold

01706 220392http://www.sionbaptistchurch.co.uk/Visit website

At Sion Baptist Church you will receive a warm and friendly welcome, whether you are seeking God for the first time, thinking about returning to Church after a break, looking for answers to your questions or already a committed Christian – Sion looks forward to meeting you in Jesus’ Name.


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Ski Rossendale

01706 226457http://www.skirossendale.orgVisit website

Ski Rossendale provides skiing and snowboarding lessons and recreational skiing and snowboarding. We also offer for parties/groups wishing to do the above. They can also engage in a ‘no skill’ activity known as tubing (sledging). As a Social Enterprise we are committed to providing an affordable sporting facility for the (...)

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https://skiggle.co.uk/Visit website

Skiggle is a unique charity and community, which exists to provide help and support to disabled people, their families, and carers across the UK.

With Skiggle, life always comes before the disability.Skiggle is a growing UK disability charity, which runs a unique SOS emergency alert service, facilitates an online marketplace, (...)

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Skillswop – Bacup’s Twisted Stitchers

07715 529984

Bacup’s Twisted Stitchers are a sewing, quilting, knitting and any other needle craft group, that meet in Central Methodist Church every Tuesday morning.

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Smile Mediation Ltd

01282 436989http://www.smilemediation.co.uk/Visit website

Smile is a not-for-profit organisation which provides a mediation service, helping people to resolve conflicts and disputes within their communities, at home or in the workplace.

Mediation is when an independent and impartial third party helps people in a dispute to reach a mutually acceptable agreement.  You can find out (...)

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Snowdrop Doula

07931214574http://snowdropdoula.co.uk/Visit website

Snowdrop Doula is a Community Interest Company which enables  me to provide more services to families in East Lancashire. We now have funding to provide free Doula services to families within East Lancashire. This service can include one to one antenatal classes/support,birth support and/or postnatal support. This is entirely flexible. (...)

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Soroptimist International of Rossendale

http://sigbi.org/rossendale/Visit website

Soroptimist International is a vibrant, dynamic organisation for today’s professional and business women. We are committed to a world where women and girls together achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong and peaceful communities worldwide.

Soroptimist International of Rossendale is (...)

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Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Service

01254 220553http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/children-education-families/special-educational-needs-and-disabilities/help-for-parents-and-carers/send-service/Visit website

The SEND Service (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) was previously the Inclusion and Disability Support Service (or IDSS).  It advises and supports parents, carers, families, and professionals with the additional needs of children and young people.

Our offer includes:

Advice and support from our specialist teachers, educational (...)

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Spectacle Factory Shop Ltd – Bacup

01706 870 524http://www.thespectaclefactoryshop.co.ukVisit website

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 (...)

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Spex Opticians, Rawtenstall

01706 221132http://www.spexopticians.co.uk/stores.html#rawtenstallVisit website

Our aim at Spex Opticians is simple – to give our customers a top quality optical service combined with the best eyeware deals available anywhere in the country. We have modern well-equipped stores, throughout the Lancashire area.

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Spice Time Credits – Lancashire

07462 226175http://www.justaddspice.org/Visit website

Spice develop Time Credit systems that value everyone’s time, no matter who they are.  Our programmes build connections at a local level by joining up the public, private and voluntary sectors in a community.

The Time Credits model works simply:

For each hour that an individual contributes to their community (...)

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Spodden Valley Revealed Project

01282 421986 (ext: 203)http://midpenninearts.org.uk/programmes/spodden-valley-revealed/Visit website

Our major project promises some transformational impacts for communities in the Whitworth area of Rossendale. Spodden Valley Revealed is exploring the long timeline of human settlement there, through an engagement programme involving local people of all ages, and a range of exciting artist commissions.

MPA secured Heritage Lottery Fund support (...)

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Sri Ramana Devi Organisation

01706 601 644http://www.sriramanadevi.org/Visit website

Sri Ramana Devi Organisation is a Self Realisation School. We provide a variety of classes, groups, courses, talks, and events that support you in connecting with your true nature.

Having had no guru or formal instruction in spiritual matters, Sri Ramana had not practised meditation, or tapas. Her knowledge came (...)

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SSAFA Lancashire Branch

0300 365 1885http://ssafa.org.uk/Visit website

SSAFA is the oldest tri-service military charity.

Our vision is to ensure that the needs of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families are met in an appropriate and timely way.

We exist to relieve need, suffering and distress amongst the Armed Forces, veterans and their families in order to (...)

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St Anne’s CE Primary School Edgeside

(01706) 214081http://www.st-annes45.lancsngfl.ac.uk/Visit website

At St Anne’s CE Primary School Edgeside, we aim to be a caring, Christian school, within the community, where everyone is respected and valued.  To be a school where all individuals are encouraged to build on their strengths and aspire to be the best they can.

Recognising its historic foundation, (...)

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St Bartholomew’s CE Primary School

(01706) 344631http://www.st-bartholomews.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

St Bartholomew’s CE Primary School is set in beautiful surroundings with views across Whitworth and the hills.  Above the roofs and treetops we can see the tower of St Bartholomew’s church, with which we have very close links. You are encouraged to visit our school to see for yourself the (...)

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St James the Less & St. Thomas More RC Church, Rawtenstall

01706 215634http://www.stjamestheless.org.ukVisit website

St James the Less & St. Thomas More RC Church, Rawtenstall, serves Roman Catholics in the Rawtenstall parish and surrounding area.

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St James-the-Less RC Primary School

01706 216190http://www.stjamesthelessschool.co.uk/Visit website

At St James-the-Less RC Primary School we believe that all children thrive in an environment in which they are happy, challenged and secure. Secure in the knowledge they are safe and cared for. Challenged to achieve their best, and happy in the knowledge they are each appreciated for their individuality (...)

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St James’ CE Primary School, Haslingden

01706 214134http://www.haslingden-st-james.lancs.sch.uk/Visit website

At St James’ CE Primary School, Haslingden, we aim to provide a secure, caring and stimulating environment in which children are encouraged to strive to do their best in all aspects of their development.  We believe that courtesy, respect and concern for others are as important as high standards of (...)

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St John with St Michael CE Primary School Shawforth

(01706) 852614http://www.sjsm.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

St John with St Michael CE Primary School is set in the picturesque area of Shawforth in the Rossendale Valley. It includes an Early Years Foundation Stage Unit for children from 3 years old.

The School manages a Breakfast Club and also has an Extended After School service 3.30pm – (...)

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St Mary’s CE Primary School Rawtenstall

01706 216407http://www.st-marys-ce34.lancsngfl.ac.ukVisit website

At St Mary’s CE Primary School Rawtenstall we aim to provide a happy, secure and supportive learning environment where all the children can develop independence and work hard to make the most of their talents.

We believe a close working relationship between home and school is vital to support each (...)

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St Mary’s RC Primary School, Haslingden

(01706) 214747http://www.st-marys-haslingden.lancs.sch.uk/Visit website

At St Mary’s RC Primary School, we are proud of our academic achievements, our friendly purposeful atmosphere and the extra curricular provision made available to our pupils.   We expect the highest standards from our pupils in all aspects of school life – in their attitudes to learning and in their (...)

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St Paul’s Constable Lee CE Primary School

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St Paul’s Constable Lee CE Primary School is a very special place.

We are a friendly, welcoming school with a strong ethos based around our role in the local and global communities.  We aim to provide a strong foundation for every child’s future, equipping them with the life skills needed (...)

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