The 2nd Rossendale Scout Group is a thriving community of young people aged between 6 and 25. We are based in Bacup and are committed to providing a fun, vibrant and safe place for young people to develop themselves.
From archery and acting to street sports and zorbing, being (...)
“Abba Care Home is registered to provide accommodation and personal care for up to 6 people with mental health conditions. The home is a detached house situated within five acres of fields, farms and gardens. It is located near to the small village of Weir. Accommodation is provided in single (...)
Bacup Business Association is a proactive group run by local business people working towards improving trade in the OL13 area. Right now we are creating new and exciting events in Bacup to boost our local economy and WE NEED YOU to get involved too!
Bacup Camera Club is a small friendly club of people interested in improving their photography through workshops, lectures, appraisals and competitions. We meet weekly between September and May on Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm at St Mary’s Parish Hall, Dale Street, Bacup, OL13 8AP.
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
Membership of Bacup Consortium Trust is now open to any resident of Rossendale or anyone who works in the Borough and shares our aims which are essentially to improve the health and well-being of people who use our services. We work holistically within an ecological framework and aim to be (...)
Bacup Credit Union is a community savings and loans co-operative, where members pool their savings and responsibly lend to one another. You can save as little as you want each week or month (up to a maximum of £15,000) and borrow responsibly. They offer savings and great value loans plus (...)
Bacup Cricket Club is a community amatuer sports club providing cricket facilities for everyone, young and old. we have 3 senior sides that play in the Lancashire Cricket League. We also have 5 junior sides from under 15’s down to under 9’s
Bacup Family Centre provides a preventative family support service to families of all ages living in/around Bacup.
Aiming to strengthen family relationships and help families/individuals to over the difficulties they face, develop their potential to care for themselves/family/wider community, helping them to bring about lasting, sustainable positive change to their lives.
Bacup Fellowship Of Churches have had charity shops on Market Street, Bacup since October 1991. All the money made goes back into the community. There is a children’s shop that sells toys, clothing ,books, bedding, prams, baby walkers,baby bouncers etc. (there is to much to list!). Next door there is also an adults (...)
Bacup 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.
The Bacup Natural History Society & Museum was established in 1878, we have a collection of over 4,000 photographs and slides along with various historical documents on the Bacup and Stacksteads areas.
Our museum, displays various domestic and military artefacts and we also hold one of the oldest flint & fossil collections in Lancashire.
Bacup Nursery School is a Nursery School maintained by Lancashire County Council. It offers places for 2, 3 and 4 year old children with extended services for our children through the Breakfast Club, Lunch Club, After School Club and full days, where needed.
Bacup Outdoor Market is a modern accessible market made up of cabins and open stalls. It is situated in the town centre and benefits from free parking. Our traders, full of character, offer a friendly and personal service second to none!
Open every Wednesday & Saturday from 9am to 4pm (...)
Bacup Pride were formed in September 2011 by a group of like-minded volunteers with the aims of improving the appearance of the fabric of the town, discouraging Crime and Antisocial behaviour, fostering Community Spirit and to promote and celebrate the history and heritage of Bacup and Stacksteads and the wider (...)
Rotary members are enthusiastic, fun-loving and active volunteers who give their time and talents to serve the communities both at home and overseas. These are dedicated people, men and women from business and professions, who share a common interest in helping others. Each member enjoys business as well as social (...)
The Bacup Townscape Heritage Initiative is a bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund for £2 million to refurbish historical buildings in Bacup, Lancashire, to provide training in traditional building skills and to facilitate activities and events for local people.
Bacup Young Peoples Centre are a young peoples centre operating open access youth club provision 3 evenings per week.
We offer young people opportunities to participate in various activities including sports, arts & crafts, cooking, board games, issue based project work etc. alongside generic youth club activities such as (...)
The Britannia Coconut Dancers are a traditional male team only and like many of the traditional Morris and folk teams with no certainty can state the factual origins of the traditional dances that have been passed down through generations.
Every Easter Saturday no matter what the weather the Coconutters gather (...)
The aim of the CAST Heritage Listing Project is to identify and list heritage assets throughout Rossendale from plaques and windows to walls and buildings (Valley Heritage will support regarding buildings at risk).
Rossendale will be divided into ten areas for this project. The project team will work in each (...)
Central Methodist Church, Bacup aims to be a caring christian family community, offering worship in the Methodist tradition, which honours God, welcomes children, members and visitors, and attracts newcomers in a spirit of openness, tolerance and friendship.
The church encourages children, and individuals of all ages to uphold the good (...)
Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on people’s rights and responsibilities.
We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination We provide advice people need for the problems they face We campaign for change to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives We (...)
Cohens Chemist is part of the Cohens Group and a well loved brand name in community pharmacy. The Company was established in 1980 and is now one of Britain’s leading pharmacy chains with branches throughout the UK.
We are located mainly in the community and increasingly within new community health (...)
Whether you need contact lenses and spectacles in Bacup or eye examinations in Bacup and the surrounding area, Crowther Optometrists would like to be your first port of call. Everyone is welcome to try out our services, whether you are situated in Bacup, Burnley, Rawtenstall, Haslingden or Rochdale or further (...)
Dansworks Dance Academy of Performing Arts is a place where you can learn to dance, sing, perform or act in a friendly and caring environment where every individual is treated with respect. We respect individuality, so whatever you’re trying to achieve and whatever you’re capable of, we’ll make sure (...)
Doals Table Tennis Club is a formally constituted, not for profit members table tennis Club. We offer top equipment and conditions for the playing of table tennis including competitive play in the East Lancs. Table Tennis League.
Anyone interested in becoming a member should contact Neil. Open to anyone subject (...)
The Environmental Health department at Rossendale Borough Council comprises a Commercial Team who concentrates on food safety and health and safety, and a Residential Team who deal with pollution issues, private rented sector housing conditions, contaminated land, public funerals and public health etc.
Fern Hill House Care Home is a distinctive period property in a desirable Lancashire market town, occupying a central position in the local community, adjacent to a small communal park and about 100 yards from a variety of shops and amenities.
Friends of Bocholt are an organisation set up to further the links with Rossendale’s Twin town since 1952 , Bocholt in Germany. They organise trips to Bocholt and host visitors from their sister organisation the German British Society . They also have social events to promote twinning.
Rossendale Borough Council’s Housing Options Team offers housing advice to people who are homeless or threatened with becoming homeless.
The Housing Options Team will assess your housing situation and offer tailored advice to prevent you becoming homeless. Alternatively, if you are already homeless they will advise you about the different accommodation available.
All of us at Irwell Medical Practice aim to provide high quality healthcare to you, our patients. All our staff are dedicated to offer a professional service and strive to be courteous, friendly, and helpful to you.
You will find information about the practice such as how to join, make (...)
At the Myplace Project – Stubbylee Park we are working on the Over-25 employability strand of the project.
We will be running weekly activities, where we will carry out environmental activities such as practical conservation (scrub clearance, pond work, tree planting) bush craft, nature walks, growing activities and mindfulness with a (...)
Our centres have so much to offer. A place to make friends and link with the local community, social activities such as cinema nights and dinner dances, a caring and stimulating environment, fully equipped for those with physical conditions or dementia, help with bathing needs, (...)
Rossendale Leisure Trust is the largest not for profit social enterprise in the Valley, established in 2004 with aspirations to promote an active and healthy community within Rossendale. as a company we also hold a charitable status.
Rossendale Shotokan Karate Club has been teaching Traditional Shotokan Karate in the Rossendale Valley for 30 years, providing excellent opportunities to learn self defence, make friends, improve health and fitness, flexibility and self confidence.
The best way to find out if Karate is right for you is- Have a go! (...)
The Rossendale Works project will actively engage with economically inactive individuals by promoting engagement through sport, volunteering or activities.
Candidates will either be in receipt of out of work benefits or be disengaged completely from society. After completing a series of confidence enhancing activities they will be offered the opportunity (...)
Seniors Together in Rossendale (STIR as we are known) is a forum for older people to come together and find out about, debate and feedback on current services and issues which directly affect them. We normally meet monthly, with invited speakers and we take part in relevant consultations.
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, (...)
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.’
At St. Saviour’s we pride ourselves in being a ‘small school with a big heart’ as we continually strive to ensure that each and every child develops to achieve their full potential whilst having fun along the way!
Hence, our curriculum has been designed to enthuse and engage, promote high (...)
The Astronomy Centre is a major resource for both amateur astronomers and the general public. Based above Todmorden in the North West of England, we have facilities and on-site equipment for both members and visitors.
The site offers a good compromise providing a reasonably dark site, while remaining close to (...)
At The Laurels, we offer care to suit an individual’s needs, long term care for those who need daily Nursing and Residential care. We have a very proactive activity organizer to provide our residents exciting and interesting activities, taking account of residents’ interest.
Trinity Baptist Church Bacup are a community of about 100 people who come together for worship each week on a Sunday morning. We are a mix of old and young, families and singles, long-time followers of Jesus and those who are just beginning their walk with Him.
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 Supported Living is a supported living scheme for adults with learning disabilities, run by family members. It was set up by a group of parents from the Rossendale Valley in 2003 who wished to see their sons and daughters settled in homes.
Welcome to Weir Baptist Church, a church with a vision to be the Christian community of Jesus Christ in service to the peoples of Weir and their neighbours. We are both family and singles friendly with a small congregation aged between 7 and 90! We warmly invite all to (...)
Whitworth Festival Park Bowling Club have bowling teams in 5 leagues. We have teams in open, and Veteran (over 60) leagues. In the winter we play a card and dominoes league on Tuesday afternoons and between ourselves on Thursdays