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Stay safe and social distance at parks, residents urged

Published on May 19, 2020 at 4:52 pm

People are being urged to stay safe and stick to social distancing rules when using Rossendale parks and green spaces.

Rossendale Council kept the parks open since lockdown measures were introduced so people could use them to exercise daily.

Now residents can go out to exercise more often, the Council is urging park users to keep to strict social distancing rules.

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Love your park!

Published on February 19, 2020 at 1:27 pm

Rossendale  Council’s Community Team is working on a Love Parks project to give a boost to the borough’s green spaces.

The first park we are working on is Edgeside Park in Waterfoot, alongside Newground Landscape Services.

The Love Parks initiative was developed following the success of the work in Stubbylee Park, where the community, the council and partners worked together to make real improvements.

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We ‘love parks’ is the message as Council extends popular initiative

Published on December 19, 2019 at 12:14 pm

Rossendale Council has announced an extension to a popular programme of work that will see more of the borough’s best-loved parks revitalised.

Over the past few years, the Council has worked with the Friends Group, Bacup Pride, Newground and Stubbylee Community Greenhouses to come up with a masterplan for the popular Stubbylee Park.

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Council earmarks two sites for parks and cemeteries team

Published on December 16, 2019 at 10:09 am

Rossendale Council have identified two sites to locate the parks and cemeteries team.

The team needed to find a new depot to operate from as they are due to be displaced by works to improve the Whitaker.

The Council has identified a current depot at Tup Bridge and to establish a small scale operating centre at Marl Pits.

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Consultation launched on dog control orders

Published on February 26, 2019 at 7:42 pm

Rossendale Council is asking for views on proposals to renew the borough’s dog control orders.

The consultation can be viewed here. It closes in April.

Councillor Jackie Oakes, portfolio holder for operations, said:

“We want to hear people’s views on this. Dog control orders are not something new. They have been around for a few years but we have to review them regularly.

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