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Project wins award for “outstanding” work to tackle loneliness

Published on July 13, 2018 at 9:53 am

A project to tackle loneliness in innovative ways in Rossendale has been honoured.

Living Well Living Better received an award for outstanding locality work at the recent East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group Awards.

Rossendale Council was chosen by the Government in 2016 to receive funding to pilot new ways of improving the health and wellbeing of local communities.

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Council wins prestigious award

Published on July 24, 2017 at 10:52 am

Rossendale Council’s Planning Team has won a top regional award for its practice.

The team won the Best Practice Award at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) North West Regional Awards for Planning Excellence 2017 for its work on the new McDonalds at Rawtenstall.

A new award category was created for this scheme and the judges confirmed that the scheme was given special status because it demonstrated how a small local planning authority can achieve an excellent outcome in dealing with an application from a world famous company.

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Vote for Local Company Arthouse

Published on February 9, 2017 at 11:47 am

A Rossendale Company has been shortlisted for a prestigious international award – and it needs your help.

Arthouse Limited, which designs interior products such as wallpaper, wall art, mirrors and cushions, is in the running for a National Public Champions Awards, which are part the European Business Awards.

The company, which employs more than 70 people, will be battling with other UK businesses in a public vote.

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Good Luck PCSO Chris Hamer

Published on December 23, 2016 at 9:58 am

Local PCSO up for Police Twitter Award.

PCSO Chris Hamer is well known on his twitter account, keep residents of Rossendale up to date with his rounds on the beat, crime information and general advice on how to protect your home from burglars.

And it’s not only people in Rossendale who appreciate his work…PCSO Hamer is a finalist in the Best Tweeting PCSO category at this years Police Twitter Awards.

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VIC Shortlisted for Prestigious Award

Published on December 19, 2016 at 2:22 pm

Veterans In Communities, based in Haslingden, are in the running for national award as they have been shortlisted for a prestigious national Soldiering On Award.

Chief Executive Liz Hamilton said:

“We’re absolutely delighted to be selected as finalists for  these prestigious awards. As a small local charity we never thought we would get this far.

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Another Award for Civic Pride

Published on November 22, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Civic Pride have collected another award this month, this time in the Royal Horticultural Society’s ‘Its Your Neighbourhood’ competition.

Civic Pride entered The Old Fold Garden (opposite Mr Fitzpatrick’s Temperance Bar) and won a Level 4 Award for Thriving, a mere one point off Outstanding!

RHS Judge Stephen Lowe said;

“It was great to see how this area had been transformed…from a foreboding, litter strewn, overgrown forgotten corner, into a superb blast of colour which will lit the spirits of all who sit and enjoy the results of their hard work.”

RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood is a grassroots community gardening campaign helping people to make lasting improvements to their local environment.

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Three Rossendale Projects Up for Aviva Community Fund Prize

Published on October 24, 2016 at 10:50 am

Three Rossendale projects are in with a chance of getting the finals of the Aviva Community Fund.

The Aviva Community Fund offers the chance for local community projects to win funding for their community project. It will finance over 800 projects across four different fund levels and six categories, spreading the awards to communities throughout the UK.

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Vote for Rossendale in Britain Has Spirit Competition

Published on May 20, 2016 at 9:19 am

Rossendale has 3 representatives in the North West Regional Finals of the Britain Has Spirit Competition.

The Britain Has Spirit competition is a national award scheme to recognise the Community Hero of the Year and Local Initiative of the Year.

The campaign was launched in response to research by Together Mutual Insurance, which highlighted the lack of community spirit across the nation.

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Business News: Linemark Land Second Queen’s Award

Published on April 25, 2016 at 10:11 am

The Linemark Group has won a Queen’s Award for International Trade after recording outstanding export growth — the second time the Rossendale-based business has earned the coveted Enterprise award.

Linemark and its group companies, HD Signs and N-Virol are based in Rossendale, Lancashire and manufacture world-leading line marking products, which are sold through a network of distributors to customers around the world.

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