Monthly Archives: December 2019

Bacup man fined more than £1,000 after dumping car

Published on December 4, 2019 at 1:35 pm

Christopher Edward McTernan (50) of New Line, Bacup, has been ordered to pay £1,235 after abandoning his car at a pub in Stacksteads.

McTernan did not attend court and was found guilty in his absence of abandoning a vehicle prior to the 10th July 2019. It was recovered from the public car park opposite the Rose N Bowl public house Newchurch Road, Stacksteads, Rossendale.

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Council update on Wallbank Lodge reservoir

Published on December 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Thank you to everyone who has got in touch with us regarding the joint action by the Council and the Environment Agency being taken at Wallbank Lodge reservoir.

We understand the public interest in this and know it’s an emotional issue.

However, we have no choice but to do this because the species of fish are not suitable for the type of water at Wallbank/Hall Fold Lodge.

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Christmas recycling is child’s play for Jessica

Published on December 2, 2019 at 4:17 pm

Recycling is Jessica Ashworth, 9, from Stacksteads’ specialist subject but do you know the ins and outs?

Sit back and watch some top tips with Jessica’s Christmas recycling message for Rossendale residents.

Christmas recycling

Recycling is child's play for Jessica Ashworth, 9, from Stacksteads but do you know the ins and outs?

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Council acts to remove illegal fish from reservoir

Published on December 2, 2019 at 2:12 pm

Work to remove illegally stocked species of fish from a Rossendale reservoir will take place tomorrow (Tuesday, December 3.)

Rossendale Council has worked with the Environment Agency to arrange the removal of the animals from Wallbank Lodge Reservoir.

As a result of the fish being placed there unlawfully, the reservoir is now over-stocked and the new species are causing an environmental concern.

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