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Councillor to sleep out for charity

Published on August 8, 2018 at 1:09 pm

A Rossendale councillor will be sleeping outside as part of a charity event to raise awareness of homelessness.

Councillor Steve Hughes, Chair of Rossendale Council’s Licensing Committee, will be taking part in the CEO Sleepout on Monday, October 15 in a bid to raise money for charities helping in the fight against homelessness and poverty.

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Council worker to run marathon in the Middle East after meeting fleeing Iraqi families

Published on April 21, 2017 at 11:11 am

Adrian Smith, a Bacup-based father-of-three, is preparing to run a marathon in the heat of the Middle East in May to support families affected by war and persecution in the Middle East.

Adrian, 56, has previously visited Iraq and has seen for himself the suffering faced by many families following the invasion of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS), which forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

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Grants Secure the Future of VIC

Published on March 27, 2017 at 3:45 pm

Three grants have been awarded to Veterans In Communities to secure projects over the  coming years.

Their long-term funder the East Lancashire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has
approved a further grant for two years – a total of £160,000 – while £8,000 has been agreed by ABF, The Soldiers’ Charity and £21,710 from Heywood Middleton and Rochdale Social
Investment Fund.

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Community Column: Talented Rossendale Children Have Stories Published for Rossendale Hospice

Published on August 1, 2016 at 3:10 pm

3 Children from Rossendale have won a national literacy competition and their stories have been published into the Little Book of Imagination to raise money for Rossendale Hospice.

There were two winners from Rossendale in the Schools category; Sanah Mahmood (2nd winner) entered from Haslingden Primary School and Molly Murray (3rd winner) from Waterfoot Primary School .

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Shush and Listen – Pendle, Burnley, Craven and Rossendale Samaritans Would Like a Word

Published on July 18, 2016 at 3:20 pm

Suicide prevention charity challenges people to become better listeners.

This July, Samaritans across Pendle, Burnley, Craven & Rossendale are telling people to SHUSH! and listen.

As part of their month-long annual awareness-raising campaign, Talk to Us, Samaritans are on a mission to improve the UK’s listening skills with SHUSH! listening tips that it claims are ‘relationship transforming’.

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The Mayor of Rossendale’s Charity Ball 2016

Published on February 25, 2016 at 11:05 am

The Mayor, Councillor Marilyn Procter, will be hosting a Charity Ball at Rossendale Golf Club, Ewood Lane, Rossendale on Friday, 8th April, 2016.

Proceeds from the event will go to the ‘Mayor’s Charity Fund’, the main beneficiaries of this year’s fund will be The Star Centre, The RAFT Foundation and Young Carers at BPRCVS.

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