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  • A.J. Nuttall Ltd is a pharmacy near Rochdale.

    Pharmacy Services:

    (NHS): Medication review service (NHS): Stop smoking voucher service (NHS): Supervised consumption of medicines (Non-NHS): Emergency contraception Appliance dispensing Medicines use review (MUR) service Private consultation room Public Health Seasonal flu vaccination service (at risk groups)
  • 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 (...)

  • The Abaseen Foundation (AF) is a charitable body dedicated to improving the lives of those who live in one of the poorest and (...)

  • Aged, Blind and Disabled Centre (Bacup) Charitable Trust

    A team of professional trustees who are committed to ensuring The ABD Community Centre is for the benefit of the people of Bacup and wider Rossendale.

    In 2003 a group of dedicated people came together to form a registered charity to be (...)

  • At Access Ability we recognise and respect the diversity of peoples’ needs and therefore enabling opportunities for all is at the heart of our Vision. Our Mission is to empower disabled people and those with long term health conditions to ‘Unlock their Potential’ through Engagement, Education and Employment. We do (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Sight Loss Groups & Support provided by Accrington and District Blind Society – Click on groups for more information Sight Support Group

    The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to about 12:30pm visitors are welcome to stay on longer if they wish. The group (...)

  • Sight Loss Services provided by Accrington and District Blind Society – Click on groups for more information Sight Advice Centre

    Our Sight Advice Centre at 32 Bank Street, Accrington is currently open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 4pm. We hope to increase the opening times when more support (...)

  • Accrington and Rossendale College is an extraordinary place to study and we have a proud history of delivering high quality vocational courses and technical training, Apprenticeships and Higher Education provision to the communities that we serve. We excel in providing people with a platform to progress into fantastic employment opportunities (...)

  • The Accrington Victoria Community Hospital Is a local hospital providing in-patient and out-patient services for the local popuation. The hospital also access to dedicated specialist services such as physiotherapy, podiatry and renal services. The hospital also has a Minor Injuries Unit.

    What does the service provide for inpatients?

    Accrington Victoria (...)

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

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

  • Who We Are

    Active Lancashire is the strategic lead for Sport and Physical Activity in Lancashire. We connect with like-minded local organisations and individuals to help bring about active lifestyles. Nationally we are one of the many Sport England-led Active Partnerships that drive a sports delivery system across the country. (...)

  • Adrenaline Centre Haslingden

    Adrenaline is a fun-packed fitness centre. Our gyms, courts, sports and adventure facilities has something for eveyone to get active and have fun! Find out more about Adrenaline Centre Haslingden by calling us on 01706 227016 or emailing info@adrenalinecentre.co.uk


    Recently refurbished, Adrenaline is a fantastic (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Advocacy means supporting somebody to speak up and be listened to, ensuring their views and wishes are heard and taken seriously. Advocacy can enable people to become more involved in important decisions about their health and social care.

    Our Advocates help people in the community who have difficulty with communicating (...)

  • Who we are

    Welcome to Age UK Lancashire.

    We are a county-wide charity working with and for older people. We believe that later life should be valued and fulfilling. Through the services and support we provide, we aim to promote independence, enhance health and well-being and enable (...)

  • Due to ongoing covid restrictions, some of our regular activities and events are not running. We are looking forward to opening up in the future. For information on our current services and support please click here. Regular activities Lunch clubs

    Regular Lunch (...)

  • Age UK Lancashire believes that it is important to enable older people and their carers to have support to remain independent and to live interesting and fulfilled lives.

    We offer a range of services to help older people across Lancashire make more of their lives. Our (...)

  • Our charity shops are located throughout the county, offering a wide range of quality items for all ages.  About our shops

    Our shops are crucial to the work of our organisation. They help us raise much-needed cash which we can use to provide services which are not funded by other (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Our Martial Arts Academy established in 1991 specialises in teaching Freestyle Karate, Jujitsu, and Kickboxing at our recently refurbished facility in the Tollbar Business Park, Stacksteads, Bacup.

    Under the expert tutorage of Alf Love (England National Coach) and our CRB approved instructors, students are taught martial arts techniques, fitness (...)

  • Alison Moore is a Podiatrist visiting with the area with 25 years experience BSc degree qualified, and HCPC Registered.

    Services include:

    Nail cutting, Fungal nails, general callous/corns/verrucae Diabetic care and screening Wound/Ulcer management and prevention Nail surgery Biomechanical Advice.

    Clinic appointments also available at:

    187 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, BB5 (...)

  • Welcome to All Saints’ Catholic High School

    A part of the Romero Catholic Academy Trust

    It is an exciting time at All Saints’ as we continue to build an outstanding school, where our students thrive as they embrace our school motto, “Luceat Lux Vestra”. Our success is very much based (...)

  • Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today.

    Dementia is the UK’s biggest killer. Someone develops it every three minutes and there’s currently no cure.

    We know it is scary facing up to it, (...)

  • 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.

  • Our passion at Anchor is giving older people a choice of great places and ways to live. We offer retirement properties and specialist care homes at over 1,700 locations across the country, making us England’s largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for the over-55s.


    Retirement properties (...)
  • Asda Opticians

    At Asda Opticians we care about you and your family’s eye health. With eye tests available in all our Opticians, great value contact lenses which are available to buy in-store or online and clear complete prices on prescription glasses, you can be sure you can trust Asda Opticians for your optical needs.

  • Asda Pharmacy

    Our in-store pharmacies can accept NHS or private prescriptions, and with a Pharmacist on hand you can get help and advice on a wide range of issues surrounding your health.

    Electronic Prescription Service

    To handle prescriptions more efficiently, your doctor’s surgery may start (...)

  • 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. There is a Registered (...)

  • We work to stop asthma attacks and, ultimately, cure asthma. We are Asthma UK

    Every 10 seconds someone in the UK has a potentially fatal asthma attack. Every single day the lives of three families are devastated by the death of a loved one from asthma.

    Tragically, the majority of (...)

  • We are recruiting Volunteers to support BPRCVS’s Social Prescribing Link workers, helping residents in the community to increase confidence, enable independence and support to achieve goals. Volunteers will be supporting residents to attend community activities, to get outdoors or assist in building confidence and independence to achieve their goals.

    Give (...)

  • I am proud to be Headmaster of 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 (...)

  • Bacup Borough FC as a community-based football club continues to strive to be the best that we can be in every area and our commercial avenues are no different. Bacup Borough FC covers all areas of Commercial activities from match day hospitality to sponsorship and advertising opportunities at the Brian (...)

  • Bacup Camera Club is a small friendly club of people interested in improving their photography through workshops, lectures, appraisals and competitions. We meet weekly between September and May on Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm at St Mary’s Parish Hall, Dale Street, Bacup, OL13 8AP.

    During the summer we have local evening (...)

  • Bacup Cemetery opened in April 1862, and to date more than 40,000 interments have been carried out within the 17 acre grounds. Further expansion land is available to the south of the cemetery as and when required.

    Bacup is the oldest of the Council’s cemeteries.  Before the cemetery opened in (...)

  • Community Partnerships are informal partnerships involving:

    Local residents and representatives of local community groups Borough and County Councillors Rossendale Borough Council, Lancashire Police and Together Housing.

    There are four Community Partnerships across Rossendale covering the areas of:

    Haslingden Rawtenstall Bacup Whitworth

    Community Partnerships promote engagement and partnership working at the community level. Rossendale’s heritage (...)

  • Bacup Credit Union aims to provide an easily accessible service, offering members safe savings facilities and loans at favourable rates of interest, whilst continuing to promote financial education and encourage good savings habits.


    The Credit Union Story

    The modern Credit Union movement traces its origins to Germany and to (...)

  • We are Bacup Cricket Club, situated in the heart of our town. We have 3 senior teams, junior teams from under 17’s down to under 9’s and a ladies team that all play in the Lancashire Cricket League.

    We are a place for our community to join together, (...)

  • For the past 20 years, Bacup Family Centre has successfully supported families; “giving a helping hand” when, how and where they need it. Based in the local community, the Centre helps individuals and families cope with life’s demands and difficulties .

    The weekly groups, some for adults, others (...)

  • Selling men’s, ladies & childrens clothing. Bric a Brac and many other items. We donate money back into the local community.

  • Our libraries are at the heart of the community, enriching lives in Lancashire. We offer a wide range of services both in our libraries and online. There’s something for everyone.

    What we do:

    Each of our libraries offers reading, learning, information, culture and free digital access. You will find books, (...)

  • Open every Wednesday & Saturday from 9am to 4pm and a Flea Market on Fridays from 9am.

    Bacup Market is made up of cabins and open stalls. It is situated in the town centre and benefits from free parking. The Market is easily accessible and offers a public toilet facility including (...)

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

  • 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 (...)

  • Welcome to Bacup Nursery School

    We are a busy but friendly school for children aged 2, 3 and 4 years old, with lots going on! As Headteacher here for ten years, I simply want our Nursery School to be the best it can be for all the children. I believe the (...)

  • Summary Services on the basement floor include: Dental. Services on the ground floor include: Community Reception. Services on the first floor include: Irwell Medical Practice. Services on the second floor include: Audiology, Hearing Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Eye Clinic and Children and Family Team. Services on the third floor (...)
  • 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 (...)

  • Barley View is a modern, purpose-built residential care home facility offering compassionate, professional and dignified care in a comfortable and homely setting. Designed and equipped to meet a wide range of needs, our team of experienced care staff work closely with residents and their families to provide a truly person-centred (...)

  • We protect, support and nurture the UK’s most vulnerable children

    We help hundreds of thousands of children, young people, parents and carers via our 800+ services across the UK.


    What we do

    We help children through the trauma of sexual abuse and exploitation. We provide support for young (...)

  • Shop and help Barnardo’s

    Barnardo’s has charity shops all across the UK where you can find all sorts of bargains, buy amazing cards and gift wrap, donate goods or volunteer.  Barnardo’s shops are a great place for the community to donate their unwanted items as well as shop for quality (...)

  • What is BBC Radio Lancashire?

    BBC Radio Lancashire is the BBC’s local radio station serving Lancashire (its editorial area). It broadcasts a wide mix of local news, sport, information, conversation, music and entertainment, reflecting life in the Red Rose county.

    What is the remit of BBC Radio Lancashire?

  • Be Free provides a range of specialist support for adults in Rossendale affected by domestic abuse. Our community services include; a confidential helpline that can be accessed by people affected by domestic abuse and those who are worried about them, tailored one to one support to improve personal safety and (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • We are a business that is grounded in care

    Customers and patients are at the heart of our business, and we are committed to providing exceptional care to them.  We want to be the first choice for their health and beauty needs.  We also offer innovative ‘only at Boots’ exclusive (...)

  • Communicars is a fantastic volunteer transport scheme for elderly and disabled people who have difficulty travelling via public transport. Volunteer drivers use their own cars for transporting passengers. All trips have a maximum limit of a 20 mile radius from the passenger’s address.

    Communicars is available to people living in (...)

  • BPRCVS appreciates and understands the value of volunteering. That’s why we have a dedicated Volunteer Centre for all things voluntary. The Volunteer Centre provides a professional, high quality service to new and existing volunteers and voluntary organisations.

    The BPRCVS Accredited Volunteer Centre has a database of volunteering opportunities www.do-it.org which (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • What we do

    We’re the only UK charity looking after the nation’s lungs. With your support, we’ll make sure that one day everyone breathes clean air with healthy lungs.

    We offer hope through research

    We’ve been researching lung conditions for 30 years. Today, it remains at the heart of (...)

  • What we do

    We help anyone, anywhere in the UK and around the world, get the support they need if crisis strikes.

    How we’re run

    The British Red Cross is governed by a board of trustees. They ensure that as an organisation we are effective in working towards achieving (...)

  • 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.

    Would you like to donate items to your local Red (...)

  • Welcome to Broadway Primary School. We believe that we are a warm, caring and friendly school that strive to ensure that children learn in fun and engaging ways. Our staff work hard to ensure that communication between parents and staff is strong. We are an OfSTED Outstanding school but work (...)

  • Brook believes in a society where young people are free to be themselves. The reality is that societal stigma limits young people’s ability to take control of their sexual health, enjoy healthy relationships and explore their identities.

    We are committed to changing attitudes, challenging prejudices and championing equality so that (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

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

  • We are Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC); 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 our mission across the communities of Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, the (...)

  • 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.

    Burnley General Teaching Hospital is East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s site which specialises in planned (elective) (...)

  • A Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) is a small local charity that operates within a set region of the country usually covering a single town or city. CVS’s are “the place at which local voluntary and community organisations speak to each other”. They offer a wide variety of services and (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Through passion and a shared belief for positive change, we aspire to create skills and employment opportunities together with unique and innovative services that offer a bright future to people, places and local communities.

    we firmly believe that our difference lies with the people who work here

    Founded in 2000, (...)

  • About us We beat cancer

    We fund scientists, doctors and nurses to help beat cancer sooner. We also provide cancer information to the public.


    We raise money

    Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound donated.

    Our organisation

    A number of bodies work together to ensure (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)
  • 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 (...)

  • Welcome to Inspire Drug and Alcohol Service. We are here to empower you to tackle your drug (including alcohol) use. Our aim is to support you towards your goals around your drug and alcohol use, whether this is reducing or removing substances from your life.

    Inspire Integrated Substance Misuse Service (...)

  • Lancashire’s Changing Futures project is delivered exclusively by social enterprises and community organisations. As Lancashire’s social enterprise network, we are proud to lead this specialist partnership whose work is transforming the lives of the most excluded and disadvantaged people across Lancashire.

    The Changing Futures project is focussed on supporting people (...)

  • Cherry Tree was the vision of Ronnie Testa who was passionate about people and was keen to create something with meaning, a legacy. Ronnie was also driven by his own family member who came to need a residential setting to keep them safe and cared for and there wasn’t anywhere (...)

  • Based in Rawtenstall, Lancashire, Cherry Tree Pre-School is a registered charity serving the local community. We are fully committed to providing excellent quality early learning education and currently care for children from 2 to 4 years old.

    Our fully qualified staff have the expertise to provide a secure, (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • We are CISWO. The Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation. We’re a UK-wide charity providing free support to former coal miners and their families.

    Since 1995, we’ve been working to improve lives and reduce disadvantage in coal mining communities. Our services make a real difference to people’s lives. Our focus is (...)

  • 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 (...)
  • Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn is a local charity that offers free, impartial & confidential information and advice on the problems that people face including debt, welfare benefits, housing, employment, utilities, consumer and relationships.

    An initial assessment is usually carried out over the phone and in many cases telephone advice (...)

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

  • 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.

    The new building has a 32-bedded inpatient ward on the first floor and outpatient clinics and other services on the ground floor, including:

    Restaurant for visitors. Water fountain Vending (...)
  • Who Are We

    Cohens Chemist is one of the UK’s leading community and online pharmacies. The Company has been established since 1980 with over 200 branches in the UK providing expert care to over 450,000 patients and processing over 1 million prescriptions.  With a strong community presence and an online (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Community & Business Partners CIC is an organisation based in Blackburn providing services to both the local community and businesses across the NorthWest, nationally and globally. Established over 30 years ago, we currently run a number of high-impacting projects.

    CBP is an ethical, diverse organisation that empowers communities and businesses (...)

  • What we do

    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).


    Neurodevelopmental Developmental problems diagnostic assessment – and medical management via CDC services (pre school) Developmental Co-ordination disorder diagnostic assessment (6-16 years) ADHD  diagnostic assessment in primary school aged children (5 -11 years) Autistic (...)
  • The work of our organisation is targeted at Bacup, and Rossendale Valley in Lancashire with projects that engage with the community at large paid for by grants, charitable donations from sponsors and patrons. With the aim of providing a public benefit to urban or rural regeneration areas of social (...)

  • 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.

    Very (...)

  • An independent charity that promotes local giving to address local disadvantage

    Helping you support your community, the Community Foundation offers a wealth of experience, knowledge, expertise and bespoke advice to ensure that your giving has the greatest impact where it is most needed.

    Since 2007, we have distributed in excess (...)

  • 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, (...)

  • Community Solutions North West (CSNW) is an innovative social enterprise, specialising in engagement and support. We are here to meet individual needs. Through face to face interaction and relationship building, we focus on personal strengths to achieve holistic outcomes.



    We are Community Solutions, an innovative charity (...)

  • Located in Crawshawbooth, Lancashire, the 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). We are regulated by the care (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Crawshawbooth Community Library is a community library run by the Crawshawbooth Community Association in the former Crawshawbooth Library and Community Centre. It is independent of Lancashire County Council and managed by the local community.

    Services include:

    Children’s lending facility Adult book exchange Computers WiFi Newspapers Community meeting space Cafe

    Please (...)

  • Crawshawbooth Pre-School first opened in 1968 in its present location, later moving to St. Marys Church returning to the newly opened Youth & Community Centre in 1989. The Village Centre was extended & refurbished in 2009. We are a registered Charity, run by a voluntary Management Committee of parents past (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • What we do

    For many years the CA have managed the facilities here at the Village Centre in Crawshawbooth.

    The building is owned by Lancashire County Council (LCC) & the CA have recently concluded the transfer of the complete building from LCC to the CA & the Community.

    The Community (...)
  • 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 (...)

  • We’re an independent charity that gives you the power to speak up to stop crime, 100% anonymously.

    Whoever you are, wherever you live, from communities to companies.

    By phone and online, 24/7, 365 days a year.

    We also share advice on how to protect the people you care about from (...)

  • We work side by side with people to help them rebuild their lives. From decades of experience of working with thousands of homeless people, we know what’s needed to leave homelessness behind for good. We use this experience to shape the services we provide and the changes we campaign for.

  • 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 (...)

  • How do you know you are choosing the best for your eyes with so many options available to you? We are an independent optician in the heart of Bacup that delivers quality eye care that is personal to each patient.

    At Crowther Optometrists we offer a personal service that is (...)

  • We’re here to make sure that everyone grieving gets the support they need, when they need it. We offer support through our website, national helpline, live chat, group, zoom, telephone or one-to-one in person support. We want to make sure everyone grieving gets the help they need in (...)

  • As a registered DBS umbrella body BPRCVS specialises in providing no hassle DBS checks for volunteers and staff, for charities, community and faith organisations. We do not perform DBS checks for the private and public sectors. Individuals can apply for themselves and will need to pay the fee upfront. (...)

  • BPRCVS offers professional advice on legal, constitutional, financial, and organisational issues. As a long-standing, well-established charity, and infrastructure organisation we are often asked to manage projects and support the development of new groups.

    What we do:

    BPRCVS operates an integrated support approach to provide the very best service possible to (...)

  • Tell us about your department Let BPRCVS take on the stress and complications of your payroll. Our dedicated payroll team are vastly experienced and committed to helping our member groups become more effective and efficient in their payroll operations. Payroll can be stressful, complicated, time consuming and difficult to (...)

  • BPRCVS have a wide range of rooms across two different centres available for hire by community groups, charities, voluntary groups, and other non-profit organisations.

    The CVS Centre and Gannow Community Centre have excellent facilities and easy access, and both are located near major transport links.

  • The Social Prescribing Link worker role helps patients with emotional, social and practical needs access a range of local, non-medical and non-clinical services, often provided by the community and voluntary sector. Services include, but are not limited to, local community support groups, bereavement support, financial support, exercise groups, social groups (...)

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

  • 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.  There are rooms for 22 residents aged 65+ with 14 of these rooms having en-suite (...)

  • At Dansworks, our vision is to realise a world where dance is part of everyone’s everyday life, regardless of ability – or disability! Our dedicated and approachable staff are on a mission to make engagement with dance important to all individuals and communities in Bacup, Rossendale and beyond but, most (...)

  • Welcome to Dansworks!

    Here at Dansworks Dance Academy of Performing Arts CIC, we like to do things a little differently. Forget everything you ever imagined a dance or performing arts school to be, Dansworks is not like that. Instead, we are an exuberantly friendly bunch who take the time to (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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. All rooms are single, 13 are en suite, 5 have own separate lounges.

  • 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 (...)

  • Welcome to Denpoint Dental & Implant Clinic, private dentist in Rawtenstall.

    Denpoint Dental & Implant Clinic is a high quality, primarily private practice and has been providing dentistry for over 30 years. They provide dentistry for patients in and around the beautiful Lancashire town of Rawtenstall.

    Treatments range from general (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Disability Equality North West is a Disabled People’s Organisation (DPO) that started in 1996. The organisation is run and controlled by disabled people. The main aim is to further the human rights of disabled people across the North West and we provide a number of user-led services to support disabled (...)

  • 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 (...)

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

  • Wax is an important and natural secretion found in the ear. It keeps the ear canal lubricated and protects the ear against dust, dirt and bacteria, which helps to prevent infection.
  • The Lancashire Early Intervention Service (EIS) aims to help people who have experiences which are distressing and difficult to make sense of, which may lead to being at risk of psychosis for the first time, get the right help early and continue living the lives they want to lead.

    The Lancashire (...)

  • 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 (...)
  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce is a locally based private sector organisation, owned by the Members and accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce.

    We are committed to helping Pennine Lancashire have a thriving economy. We are active at local, regional and national levels in the influential decision making bodies, (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Welcome to ELDSSG. Whether you are a new parent, parent to be, grandparent, aunt, uncle, carer or teacher of someone with Down’s Syndrome we’re here to help.

    We meet regularly, run family weekends, provide speech and language suppport, train schools, help train new midwives, basically anything related to Down’s Syndrome.

  • East Lancashire Medical Services (ELMS) operates as a Social Enterprise and is a registered society under the Co-Operative and Community Benefits Societies Act 2014.  Delivery primary healthcare to local people since 1994, patients are at the heart of all that ELMS do. ELMS delivers Urgent Primary Care Services 365 days (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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.
  • We are a group of local people who know about prostate cancer.  We are a friendly organisation dedicated to offering support to men who have had or who are experiencing the effects of this potentially life threatening disease.

    The East Lanc’s Prostate Cancer Support Group offers a place for (...)

  • Welcome to the Lancashire Recovery College website, we will keep this page updated with all the latest information about FREE learning opportunities for everyone in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

    Our courses are co-designed, alongside people with lived experience and professionals by experience, to help you find accessible and fun health (...)

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

    Beavers – 6 to 8 year-olds (...)
  • The Stroke Therapy Team provides specialist stroke services to adults within the acute, rehabilitation setting at both Royal Blackburn Hospital and Pendle Community Hospital. The East Lancashire community stroke team provides rehabilitation for patients within their own homes.

    The community stroke team offers group therapy sessions at Pendle Community Hospital. (...)

  • Although Edenfield Badminton Club has been around since the 1980s, the last six years has seen a big increase in membership and participation. The club endeavours to create a fun and friendly badminton club environment. The club welcomes anyone of any age, standard or background and seeks to not only (...)

  • Edenfield Primary 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. All of these elements provide a (...)

  • 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. It’s suntrap location, bar (...)

  • Edenfield Parish Church is warm and welcoming with a strong sense of community. The parish is situated at the entrance to the Rossendale Valley and is predominantly rural with large areas of open countryside.

    The parish has one school, Edenfield C of E (Controlled) Primary School, which is situated across (...)

  • It was in 1848 when William Proctor of Burnley and Isaac Stocks of Shore came to live in Waterfoot.

    They were the fore runners of a small band of people known as “General Baptists” and they set up a meeting place in a cottage (...)

  • 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 (...)
  • At Emmaus we’re working together to end homelessness

    The first Emmaus opened in 1991 and there are now (...)

  • 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.

    As well (...)

  • Who is Epilepsy Action?

    Epilepsy Action is a community of people committed to a better life for everyone affected by epilepsy. We want high quality, accessible epilepsy healthcare services, so that people with epilepsy have the support they need to manage their condition. We want wider awareness and understanding of (...)

  • 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.

    ECLOs act as an (...)

  • Whether you’re a patient or visitor, you’ll receive a warm welcome at all our hospitals.

    Our team will do everything they can to ensure your experience is as easy and comfortable as possible.

    Below you’ll find the helpful information you’ll need before you visit, from planning your journey to preparing (...)

  • PWE Fairmore – a two site practice

    PWE Fairmore Medical Practice is a single practice set over two sites in Nelson and Rawtenstall. Patients are able to access services and appointments at both sites. Patients are advised that they may not always be offered an appointment at the branch most (...)

  • Our breastfeeding peer support service first started way back in 2004 when our now Chair Of Trustees Elaine Edwards had a difficult start to breastfeeding her daughter Jessica and struggled to get support. She went to a local Sure Start Centre for help and it was there Elaine met other (...)

  • FPA’s mission is to be Sexual Health Company who provides gold standard, accurate, unbiased and up to date information on Relationships and Sex Education, Sexual and Reproductive Health, and Postnatal Health and Wellbeing.

    The Family Planning Association (FPA), started a movement, turned into a Charity and became a Company in (...)

  • We believe that no good food should go to waste

    We redistribute surplus food to charities that turn it into meals. We are doers. We are a community. We change lives.



    tonnes of food redistributed to charities


    131.9 million

    meals equivalent provided to vulnerable people


    5.2 (...)
  • Growing old doesn’t mean life has to become less exciting, but as your needs change, you may start thinking about how to make it easier and more enjoyable.

    Fern Hill House Care Home offers a comfortable homely environment, modern facilities and professional care services. Fern Hill House Care Home ensures (...)

  • How Can First Choice Help You

    First Choice Credit Union is there for you with flexible, approachable financial services, whether it’s for personal loans or savings. Our only shareholders are our members, which means you – and your community – are in control. Our members are more than just customers because we put (...)

  • 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.

  • Our dedicated and professional team collectively has decades of experience in providing residential support to people with mental health conditions, including those exacerbated by drugs and alcohol.

    We’ve all got a close bond with the local community, and close relationships with medical professionals including dentists, doctors and opticians, so we (...)

  • The Friend’s Group is run by a small committee and holds social meetings in addition to fundraising. By joining The Friend’s Group you are supporting the museum, you will benefit from free admission to the Museum, 10% discount in the shop and cafe and you will receive invitations to social (...)

  • 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:

    Sessions (...)
  • 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 (...)

  • Free food bags for anyone in need

    Collection only, Open Monday-Friday every week

    The Gannow Food Share Programme is supporting people in Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale who are struggling to put food on the table for themselves and their families.

    The Food Share Programme is open from 10:00 a.m. until (...)

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

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

  • The Goodshaw Band is a Community Brass Band.

    In 2019, the Band became the North West Brass Band,  4th Section Champions and as a result they will be promoted to the 3rd Section in January 2022. However prior to that, in September 2021, the Band will be playing in the National Brass (...)

  • Adults and children from age 4 and above can conquer our 24 walls of fun, adventure and skill. Soar high on the Giants Staircase and, if you’re feeling really courageous, complete our infamous, ultimate challenge and attempt the Leap of Faith. Whether you’re a beginner or a climbing expert, Grip (...)


    Groundwork is a federation of charities mobilising practical community action on poverty and the environment across the UK. We’re passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny and no-one is held back by their (...)

  • Welcome to Gryffin SnowSports Club. Are you a recreational skier who wants to be able to ski anywhere on the mountain? If the answer is yes, then maybe Gryffin SnowSports Club is for you.

    We are a family orientated ski club who teach skiers to ski anywhere on the mountain, (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Set within landscaped gardens, Haslingden Hall offers 76 beautifully decorated en-suite bedrooms providing residents with the highest quality of personal space. The home offers a warm and nurturing environment for its residents, over two floors with each having its own dining areas and lounges. Other social spaces include the café, (...)

  • The Practice was established in 1881 and operated from Hazlewood, Beaconsfield Street, Haslingden, moving to the present Health Centre in 1985.

    Dr Rishton joined the partnership of Ramsden, Marsden and Pettigrew in 1983. Dr Towers replaced Dr Marsden in 1986 when he retired. Dr Sellens replaced Dr Ramsden following his (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Open every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 9am to 4pm.

    Haslingden Market is made up of 12 cabins and 22 open stalls.  It is situated in the town centre, close to the junction of Deardengate / Manchester Road / Blackburn Road. The market offers free parking, is easily accessible, and has (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • NHS GP Surgery in Haslingden, Lancashire offering a full range of NHS services to our registered patients in Rossendale and the surrounding areas.

  • Our Whitworth pharmacy in Helmshore is part of a family owned pharmacy business across the North of England. We pride ourselves in looking after our customers’ health and best interests, always with that personable touch.

    We provide a great range of NHS and private healthcare services. These include dispensing of (...)

  • Home Instead Burnley provides care to people in their own homes, enabling them to live independently for as long as they wish and will provide services across Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.

    Our Mission is ~ “To enhance the lives of our client’s, empower our people and enrich our community”.

    We (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • The Irwell Vale Photography Club meets alternate Friday evenings throughout the year in the church hall. Full details of meetings are on our website.

    We are a non-competitive club and aim to help each other, and learn, through a programme of practical sessions and visiting speakers. New members are (...)

  • About Jake

    Jake was educated at Liverpool College, followed by the University of Sheffield, and trained as a solicitor in the City of London.

    Before becoming a Member of Parliament for Rossendale & Darwen in 2010, Jake specialised in Housing and Development Law. This valuable experience has enabled him to (...)

  • 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.

    We are a sister group of Made in (...)

  • Lancashire Adult Learning provides training, education and wellbeing to adults across Lancashire aged 19 and over. Our curriculum areas cover Health & Wellbeing, Health & Social Care, Employability, Family Learning, Volunteer Training, First Aid, Languages, Horticulture, ICT & Digital, Functional Skills (Maths, English, IT) and ESOL.  We can provide courses (...)

  • 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, (...)

  • Lancashire LGBT is a registered charity working across Lancashire (including Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool) for Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people, with the aim of supporting LGBT people in Lancashire to be happier, healthier and better connected.

    Its vision is: To ensure that all LGBTQ+ people in Lancashire (...)

  • We’re working in tandem with other CVS’s across Lancashire to offer free accredited and nonaccredited training for organisations in Lancashire.  Information regarding the Upskilling Project is found below and covers everything from unaccredited basic skills right up to Chartered Management Institute accredited Leadership and Management at level 7 – so (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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.

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Meet ‘N’ Match is a friendship and dating agency for adults with a learning disability. We provide an exclusive matching service for our members, whether you are looking for friends or that someone special. We also provide social activities and relationship training, to enable you to improve your experiences when (...)

  • The Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS) is available to people with new or very recent minor eye problems to get the help that they need quickly and easily closer to home.

    Under this scheme, any patient who is registered with a Blackburn with Darwen or East Lancashire GP can can (...)

  • 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. We provide colouring workshops to Day Centres, Dementia Cafes, Community Centres and (...)

  • Welcome to {my}dentist, 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. we also offer a wide range of cosmetic dental treatments including (...)

  • Nacoa (National Association for Children of Alcoholics) addresses the needs of children growing up in families where one or both parents suffer from alcoholism, this includes children of all ages, many whose problems only become apparent in adulthood.

    Nacoa’s free, confidential telephone (0800 358 3456) and email helpline (helpline@nacoa.org.uk) is (...)

  • Neighbourhood Watch is a grassroots charitable movement. It is the largest crime prevention voluntary movement in England and Wales and has upwards of 2.3 million members. Schemes are run by volunteers across England and Wales supported by volunteer Associations, and by Neighbourhood Watch Network, the national umbrella organisation for the (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Northern Primary School is located in the rural village of Weir, close to Bacup in the Rossendale Valley. We currently have 201 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 (...)

  • Ocean Recovery Centre are a rehabilitation centre in Blackpool. They have been providing rehabilitation services such as depression rehab, anxiety rehab, Alcohol rehab, drug rehab and gambling rehab to the people of Rossendale and greater Lancashire area since 2014.

    Ocean Recovery have helped over 2000 people on their journey to (...)

  • The Parkinsons Disease Society offer information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers. We are hoping to meet up again soon, Government and Parkinson’s UK guidelines permitting. The meetings will be at the Prairie Sports Village Cafe, which has undergone significant refurbishment in order to (...)

  • Parkinsons UK 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 – we meet on the last Wednesday of the month at 7pm at (...)

  • Parkinsons UK 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. We’re the Parkinson’s support and research charity. For more than 40 years we’ve (...)

  • 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.

  • 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.

    The hospital provides medical and nursing care for people with long-term conditions and a rehabilitation service for people following illness or injury.

    Follow us on (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Non-religious or Religious ~ Traditional or Modern

    An introduction from our founder:

    “Whilst working for a local funeral director, I was shocked (and disgusted) to witness the level of exploitation of the bereaved & vulnerable, and to discover the underhanded sales (...)

  • 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, (...)

  • Police and Crime Commissioner: Andrew Snowden

    ” The Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire is Andrew Snowden who was elected in May 2021.

    The Commissioner’s role is to give the public a voice in ensuring that the policing needs of local communities are met as effectively and efficiently as possible. (...)

  • 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; (...)

  • 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.

  • 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 (...)

  • Rawtenstall Remembrance Parade and Service is organised by a committee in order to recognise the sacrifices made by our Armed Forces during conflicts around the world.

    Mustering and leaving Rawtenstall Town Square at 2:25PM, to parade up Kay Street, down Bank Street, across St. Mary’s Way to gather at the (...)

  • Renaissance – UK is a North West based charity, currently operating across Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen, we specialise in community focused substance use and sexual health services.

    Founded in 1986, we started as a drugs helpline in Lancashire with funding from Child Action North West, over the years (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Rossendale Civic Trust was founded as Haslingden Civic Trust in 1964 and now covers the whole of Rossendale, incorporating Rawtenstall Civic Society founded in 1974.

    The Trust is an independent body, but works in partnership, through Civic Voice,  with similar Trusts and Societies in other towns and cities across the (...)

  • 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.

  • Rossendale Hospice is a local charity which cares for patients and their families living with cancer and other life-limiting conditions including, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Multiple Sclerosis (MS), chronic lung disease (COPD), Organ failure and others.

    We offer many services free of charge include Day Therapy, a range (...)

  • 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 who will visit regularly (...)

  • We also offer counselling support to family members, carers and close friends who are affected by their loved one’s illness; pre and post bereavement counselling for children, young people and adults.

    Pre and post bereavement counselling is available at Rossendale Hospice for people of all ages living in the (...)

  • 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.

  • 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 (...)

  • 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.

  • 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 (...)

  • We are a new rounders club based in Rossendale. The aim is to provide opportunities for ladies and over 13’s to play one of the nations favourite games. Every Thursday, we hold pay and play sessions at New Hall Hey Cricket Ground, Rawtenstall. The cost is only £2 per person, (...)

  • An FA Charter Standard development junior football club founded in August 2003 by Club President, Stephen Haworth (RIP). One of the biggest and best grassroots junior football clubs around Lancashire, offering league football and training for all ages and abilities.

    We welcome players from across Rossendale Valley including Rawtenstall, Haslingden, (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • A social enterprise by definition Selnet now deliver a number of programmes that provide and facilitate mutual support amongst these organisations in addition to providing business development support to start-up and established Social Enterprise.

  • 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 (...)

  • 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, (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • 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, (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Spring North delivers a range of projects and contracts, supporting some of the most vulnerable children, young people and families in our communities.

    We have been delivering many of our projects since 2009, all focused on delivering and achieving life changing outcomes for the beneficiaries that we support. All of (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • St Anne’s Church, Edgeside, is an Anglican Church offering services of worship in our building on Sunday evenings at 6:30PM.  Contact us to book places. We also offer services every Sunday on Zoom and Facebook.  We have small groups meeting on Zoom on Mondays and Wednesdays.

    Support groups currently running (...)


    St. James-the-Less pre-school is based in the old school room on Burnley Road, next to St. James-the-Less Church and Presbytery. Sessions begin at 9:15AM and children are collected at 12:15PM.

    Free 2 & 3 year old places are available.

    Please come down if you have any questions, (...)

  • St Joseph’s provides a warm, caring and nurturing Catholic environment, where we encourage all pupils to be the best they can be. When your children join our school, our main aim is to work with you to ensure they are happy, safe and able to fulfil their potential.

    Our free (...)

  • St Mary’s Church is an Evangelical Anglican church (CofE) in the northeastern part of the Diocese of Manchester. We seek to follow Jesus by learning His ways and by sharing his love with the people of Rawtenstall in the lovely valley of Rossendale, Lancashire.

    Maybe you are new to town, (...)

  • At St. Mary’s RC Primary School Bacup we are very proud of the strong home, school and parish links that have continued to develop over many decades. You can find out more about our community and history within the section ‘Our Catholic School.’

    We aim to provide a happy living (...)

  • At Stacksteads Methodist Church, a warm welcome is awaiting anyone who comes through the doors of our church, a small fellowship of approximately 40 members.

    Our congregation is made up mostly of the older generation who are very young at heart! Music for worship is by modern electric organ, and (...)

  • Sunnyside Clinic in Crawshawbooth provides quality acupuncture, physiotherapy and Pilates treatments. Following assessment and diagnosis, our trained and qualified practitioners will provide treatments that will lead you on the way to recovering and improve your health.

    Laura is registered with the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) and Acupuncture Fertility Network and (...)

  • TEAM RISE is a Charity that supports anyone residing in East Lancashire who has a learning disability, autism,  is vulnerable or socially isolated.‎

    This great project has had a great impact on a wide number of people and has supported people with learning disabilities in all areas of their lives, (...)

  • Equipment and Telecare Equipment

    If you are coping with sight loss, hearing or both (even though you wear glasses/hearing aids) or if you have difficulty with everyday tasks such as:

    getting into and out of your property getting up and down stairs getting in and out of the bath making (...)
  • Tesco – Instore Pharmacy (Haslingden) Address

    Tesco Superstore Haslingden Road Haslingden BB4 6LY


    0345 6779858


    Visit Pharmacy website Opening times Monday – 8am to 10:30pm Tuesday – 6:30am to 10:30pm Wednesday – 6:30am to 10:30pm Thursday – 6:30am to 10:30pm Friday – (...)

  • Tesco – Instore Pharmacy (Rawtenstall) Address

    Tesco Pharmacy Bury Road Off Bochalt Way Rawtenstall Lancashire BB4 6DD


    0345 6719527


    Visit Pharmacy website

    Opening times Monday – 8am to 10:30pm Tuesday – 6:30am to 10:30pm Wednesday – 6:30am to 10:30pm (...)
  • Overview

    Without doubt the, “Britannia Coconut Dancers” in Lancashire present an extraordinary, eccentric, exotic and unique spectacle once a year every Easter Saturday in Bacup. For over a century, astonished visitors have marvelled at the distinctive and precise movements of the dances and they have achieved a status unique (...)

  • The ELR has a long and rich heritage, from all the way back when the very first trains steamed into Bury Station in the 1840s. The development of the line and all of its local railway stations was a key part of the Industrial Revolution in Lancashire, and it’s been (...)

  • On October 1, 2019, the Trust acquired mental health and learning disabilities services in South Cumbria from Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust and became Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (LSCft).

    LSCft has an active Council of Governors comprising elected staff and public Governors and nominated partner Governors. The Council (...)

  • The Raft Foundation was formed in Rossendale, Lancashire by local people to assist communities, families and individuals who are in crisis need within the Rossendale Valley.

    Our projects currently include the provision and delivery of an independent 100% volunteer lead and managed foodbank service collecting and delivering to clients homes (...)

  • The Rossendale Community Support Network (RCSN) provides a communication network for members as a means of more effectively delivering essential support to those in need within the Rossendale community. This is done through a dedicated Facebook page and Messenger Group, providing opportunities for network members to post and communicate within each (...)

  • This is a choir with both a great history and, we believe, a great future. In 2024 we will celebrate a hundred years since we were founded by Fred Tomlinson. He took a group of local singers and made of them a choir which, among other honours, would go on (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • The Royal British Legion provides lifelong support for the Armed Forces Community – those serving in the Regular and Reserve forces, veterans, and their families.

    The Legion provides information, advice and guidance to help the Armed Forces community find and access the support they need, and also provides direct support (...)

  • Welcome to the Helmshore Branch of The Royal British Legion

    The Royal British Legion is the UK’s leading Armed Forces charity and one of its largest membership organisations. Members get together through the network of branches and clubs all over the country and overseas to participate in social, fundraising (...)

  • The Sophie Lancaster Foundation was set up in 2007, following the brutal murder of Sophie Lancaster. Sophie was a goth and was attacked simply for the way she looked; the judge at her murder trial recognised the vicious and violent assault as a hate crime – equal to all other (...)

  • The Valley Hoopers offer a range of hula hoop classes fitness & dance classes to hoop trick based classes for adults and children. Hooperobics focuses on fun and fitness, this workout is a full body workout! Hoop Tricks classes guide you through a variety of hoop tricks taught from beginner (...)

  • Our Mission

    To promote a culture of educational excellence, from within a caring and secure environment enriched with the values of discipline, mutual care and respect, which extends beyond the school into the wider community.


    Our mission consists of three key elements:

    1. Educational excellence

    A belief that (...)
  • A COVID-19 Volunteer Support Group for Crawshawbooth, Loveclough, Reedsholme and Constable Lee. Happy to help with shopping, prescription collection, other errands, as well as a friendly chat if you feel lonely.

  • The Water Ski Academy is focused on providing a high-quality service and customer satisfaction – we will do everything we can to meet your expectations.

    As featured on Blue Peter, Water skiing is great exercise no matter what age you are. It truly is a family sport. It’s not unusual (...)

  • The Whitaker (previously Rossendale Museum & Art Gallery) is set in a beautiful park at the centre of the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire.

    A little ‘gem’ of the valley originally built in 1840 and heroically rescued from closure in 2013 when it embarked on a (...)

  • We work with young people aged 11 – 18 years.  Our youth centre, The Boilerhouse in Waterfoot, is currently closed whilst infection rates are high – we offer a weekly programme of workshops and activities. We also offer telephone support and have a Project Counsellor available for telephone appointments.

    Follow (...)

  • The Whitworth Historical Society is located at the Whitworth Heritage Museum on North Street, Whitworth, which is in the borough of Rossendale in East Lancashire. Following the Covid lockdowns, the museum reopened to the public on Saturday 5th of June 2021, and since then our opening hours have been from (...)

  • Providing local information about events, activities and opportunities that are available to young people.

    Equipment available Disabled access Other services, including NHS sexual health clinic and information drop-in centre
  • A 1 kilometre miniature railway ride in Thompson Park, Burnley. We operate from April until September weekends and Bank Holidays. We are also open on Wednesday during school summer holidays. Car parking now available entrance from Colne Rd.

  • Autis​tic individuals perceive the world in different ways from others. Sensory experiences may cause difficulties and the cognitive and neurological processes of an autistic person may be different but are just as valid and are often fascinating, creative and admirable.

    Being different can bring conflict with conventional ways of thinking, (...)

  • Founded in 1982, u3a is a UK-wide movement of locally-run interest groups that provide a wide range of opportunities to come together to learn for fun. Members explore new ideas, skills and activities together. There are 1,057 u3as with over 450,000 members; membership costs less than £20 on average per (...)

  • Welcome to Up & Active. We have loads of ideas on easy ways to help you get up, get out and get active!

    Up and Active is here to help people move from nothing to something and from something to more. We’re here to let you know what activities and (...)

  • Valley Aloud is Rossendale’s premier, mixed-adult, Community Choir! Based at Rakefoot Hall, Crawshawbooth and established in September 2010 as part of Valley Academy, Rossendale’s School of Theatre, the choir now has around 50 members and is renowned for first class performances in the Valley & beyond!

    Valley Aloud prides itself (...)

  • Valley at Work was established in 2007 to help connect businesses within the Rossendale area.

    Valley at Work is a business association organised by small businesses for small businesses. Whether you run a business in Rossendale, or trade in Rossendale, or are planning a to start a business in Rossendale (...)

  • Established by a group of volunteers in 2015, we are a type of organisation known as a building preservation trust. You can find building preservation trust’s or ‘BPT’s as they are often called all over the country. A not-for-profit organisation, BPT’s are usually registered charities and are driven by communities (...)

  • Valley Shorai Karate Club aims to teach all students the art, skill and ethos of fair play, respect and good manners, which stems from the origins of Shorai Karate.

    “Shorai” means ‘future’ and utilises ancient and modern martial art techniques, allowing the sport to develop.   Experienced and dedicated instructors (...)

  • History 

    The VIC art group was started in 2011 by one of our core members Darren Horsnell, whose own experience of using art for its therapeutic benefits at Combat Stress found it not only helped with his own mental well being but others could also benefit from it as a (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Veterans in Communities (VIC) is an East Lancashire based Armed Forces charity formed in 2012 to support those have served in the Armed Forces or Emergency Services in the Rossendale, Pendle, Burnley, Hyndburn, Ribble Valley, Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale areas. Our Veterans Services supports those who have served in any (...)

  • The members of the VIC Choir meet Thursday evening at the VIC Centre in Haslingden. They start rehearsing at 6:30PM and usually finish around 8:30PM. If you would like more information about booking them at your community events or would like to join the Choir then please contact either:

    Barry (...)
  • We are a caring, happy and friendly school with a family atmosphere. We are committed to providing each of our pupils with the best possible start to their school life in order to achieve their true potential. Happiness, Health and Opportunity reflects what we want for each child in our (...)

  • Water Village Band is the oldest of the Rossendale Valley’s five village brass bands. It was formed as Water Band in 1866 and has a long and proud history as a contest and prize band.  It was renamed Water Village Band in 2019 to reflect its current role as Rossendale’s (...)

  • Welcome To Waterfoot Medical Practice

    At Waterfoot we aim to deliver high quality healthcare for all in our local community. We want to provide healthcare which enables people to have greater control of their health and wellbeing. Supporting patients to live longer, healthier lives by providing high quality health and (...)

  • Welcome to Waterfoot Primary School

    A very warm welcome to the Waterfoot Primary School. We are very proud of our warm and friendly ethos and excellent links with the local community.

    Waterfoot Primary School is well supported by parents and Governors, and our distinctive and successful approach has been reflected (...)

  • Lancashire County Council’s Welfare Rights Service will provide help with the following:

    Appealing a benefit decision

    For example:

    your claim has been stopped or sanctioned your claim has been refused you have been wrongly asked to pay money back you have been found fit for work Increasing benefit take-up with (...)
  • Changing the way pharmacy works

    We’ve made it our mission to take the hassle out of prescriptions. To do this, we’re changing how we work so that we can give you more choice in how you get your medicines. Whether you’re under the weather or on long-term medicines, managing and (...)

  • Established 2015 – Home of Champions – From regional to World Champions!

    To train with us, we recommend signing up to a Club Membership …Don’t worry we don’t try and tie you in any contracts or ask for bank details, it’s just to register you with our club and the (...)

  • The Western Front Association was formed in 1980 with the purpose of furthering interest in the history of the First World War of 1914-1918. We also aim to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of all those who served, on all sides, across all theatres and fronts, on land, at (...)

  • We are a community centre run by volunteers which provides safe space for groups to meet. We also have a football field and basketball/netball court available for use. We are disabled friendly and welcome everyone in the community to use our services. We have a large hall, perfect for parties, (...)

  • The Whitworth Vale & Healey Brass band is a North West 3rd section band located just outside of Rochdale. We perform in concerts and contests across the country throughout the year. The Whitworth Youth Band rehearses on a Wednesday night (19:30-20:30, 19:15 arrival), the band is made up of performers (...)

  • About Whitworth Care

    At Whitworth Care, we offer exceptional standards of care to meet each person’s individual requirements. Whether a resident is ageing well or has additional needs such as dementia, we focus on getting to know each resident to provide a truly person-centred approach. We recognize the decision to (...)

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

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

  • Our vision statement for Whitworth Community High School is simple: to become an outstanding school. Our focus for 2015-2016 continues to be ‘Climbing Higher’ which reflects our commitment to continue to raise aspirations, raise achievement and thus raise results.

    Following on from our successful Ofsted inspection and improved GCSE examination success, (...)

  • 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 (...)

  • Welcome to Whitworth Dental Care. The practice is dedicated to giving you a welcoming and comfortable experience during your visit. Our aim is to ensure your dental experience is a pleasurable one and satisfies your needs and concerns.

    We provide a wide a range of dental treatments, from routine dental (...)

  • What’s At Whitworth Leisure Centre?

    This is a small but mighty fitness centre that has excellent, state of the art equipment that will help you work up a sweat. For cardio lovers, there are treadmills, rowing machines, exercise bikes, step machines and elliptical trainers.

    Every great workout combines cardio with (...)

  • Opening times: All our libraries will be closed on bank and public holidays and some additional days. Monday: 1pm – 7pm Tuesday: 9am – 5pm Wednesday: CLOSED Thursday: 9am – 5pm Friday: 9am – 5pm Saturday: 9am – 1pm Sunday: CLOSED

    Events and activities You and your family can attend (...)

  • Whitworth Medical Centre is a friendly NHS health centre situated in the beautiful Whitworth valley. We can be found on Market Street, across the road from A J Nuttall’s Pharmacy and next-door to the Co-op. We cater for individuals and families living anywhere along the Whitworth valley from Stacksteads to (...)

  • We are a locally run playgroup within Whitworth that has been running for twenty years +. We believe in learning through play and encourage the children to try new things and experiment with new experiences.

    Our playgroup welcomes parents staying through sessions if they wish to do so as our (...)

  • The Aims of the Whitworth Sports Council are to bring together all the sporting organisations of Whitworth under one body which will strive to achieve a better share of grants etc available to improve sporting facilities in Whitworth. Also Whitworth Sports Council will bring about a better understanding from (...)

  • Whitworth Town Council was formed in 1974 following the reorganisation of local government in England. Prior to this date, Whitworth Urban District Council was the administrative body in the Valley, but was abolished following the reorganisation.

    In Whitworth, local government services are provided by three local authorities – Whitworth Town (...)

  • Whitworth Valley Angling Society was established in 1973 and has five still waters set in beautiful countryside around Rochdale. These are located at….

    Lane Head on Rooley Moor Broadley Wood in Healey Dell Birch Hill in Wardle Dury Lane in Shawforth We also have a short stretch of the River (...)
  • Whitworth Valley FC 1st and Res Teams. Lancs Amateur League Prem Div &Div 3. Premier Div CHAMPIONS & 1st XI Cup WINNERS 2018-2019. ‘Mushy’ Cup WINNERS 2019.​

    Number of Teams: 2 Hon. Secretary: Lisa McDowell, 12 The Stables, Whitworth OL12 8BL Tel: 07739 324901 Email: whitworthvalleysecretary@gmail.com

    Other club contacts: Craig (...)

  • Woodleigh House

    Woodleigh House was opened in 2000. Situated in the village of Waterfoot in Rossendale, it’s a short walk to the village with all its amenities and a mile from Rawtenstall. The house has been extensivly modified and caters for ten residents.

    All the Care Homes have been extensively (...)

  • The North West region of the WEA runs over 900 courses each year attracting over 13,000 enrolments. As well as running courses in urban areas of Greater Manchester and Liverpool, we also have provision across all five counties in the North West including Cumbria, Lancashire, and Cheshire.

    Addressing the needs (...)

  • Without a doubt this is one of the World’s craziest culinary competitions. A wild and whacky wrestling competition in a pool full of Lancashire Gravy! Contestants must wrestle in the Gravy for 2 minutes, Points are scored for fancy dress, comedy effect, entertainment and oh! yes, wrestling ability. All our (...)

  • Foster children have hopes and dreams too – help make them a reality

    Children in the North West and Yorkshire need loving foster families. Can you become a foster carer with your local authority and help local children achieve their ambition?  If you’d like the opportunity to chat with someone (...)

  • Young Carers at BPRCVS is an excellent, much needed project that provides a number of services directly to young carers in recognition of the hard work they do every day. Our dedicated Young Carers team help the young carers of East Lancashire manage with the emotional strain of caring for (...)

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