councillor Andrew Walmsley


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Further statement on budget setting

Published on February 3, 2020 at 1:34 pm

Plans for next year’s budget are to be presented to members of the overview and scrutiny as the Council continues its budget setting process.

Over the last few years, the Council has been hit by significant cuts to its central government grants.

It has meant the Council has had to generate additional income locally, mainly through increased business rates and Council tax revenue.

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Council seeks views as it prepares new budget

Published on December 23, 2019 at 11:43 am

Residents are being urged to have their say as Rossendale Council starts the budget setting process for 2020/21.

Over the last few years, the Council has been hit by significant cuts to its central government grants.

It has meant the Council has had to generate additional income locally, mainly through increased business rates and Council tax revenue.

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Bacup plans get seal of approval from residents and businesses

Published on December 16, 2019 at 2:39 pm

Hundreds of people are supportive of ambitious plans to transform Bacup.

The Council launched the consultation to get views of residents and businesses on the Bacup 2040 vision last month as part its bid to the Future High Street fund.

In August, Rosendale Council welcomed news that Bacup has been included in an expanded list of towns that have progressed in a bid to benefit from the fund.

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Landmark building to be transformed

Published on November 6, 2019 at 11:35 am

A landmark building in Bacup town centre is to be transformed and preserved for future generations to use.

The iconic Lancashire and Yorkshire Bank, on the corner of Market Street and Union Street, stands proud with its corner turret, four Harry Potter-esque gargoyles, three shields and two lions – even the bank safe remains in the basement.

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Council welcomes government clarity over funding bid

Published on July 8, 2019 at 1:40 pm

Rossendale Council has welcomed government clarity following its announcement of which areas had got to the next round of the Future High Street fund.

The Council expressed its disappointment that Bacup’s bid had not progressed to the business case development stage despite earlier indications it had been successful.

The Council put in a bid to the fund in March following the development of an exciting new vision for the future of the town centre, called Bacup 2040.

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Council outlines budget proposals for 2019/20

Published on February 1, 2019 at 3:12 pm

Rossendale Council has outlined its budget plans for the coming year as it continues its efforts to balance the books.

Over the last few years, the Council has been hit by significant cuts to its central government grants.

It has meant the Council has had to generate additional income locally, mainly through increased business rates and Council tax revenue.

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