Rossendale Council backs Small Business Saturday

Published November 30, 2017 at 10:40

Rossendale Council is backing Small Business Saturday, taking place this Saturday December 2.

Small Business Saturday UK is a not-for-profit, grassroots campaign which exists to support, inspire and promote small business on the first Saturday in December each year and beyond.

The campaign encourages businesses to promote themselves and work with others to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities.

Throughout the day on Saturday, Rossendale Council will posting a series of short video clips on social media highlighting local Rossendale businesses from a variety of sectors by the people who own and run them.

The owners involved will talk about why Rossendale is a great place to work and why they feel so strongly about the local small business community.

Organisations from the likes of Haslingden, Rawtenstall and Whitworth will be showcased.

If you would like to get involved on the day follow the Council’s social media accounts and use #SmallBizSatUk

Follow Small Business Saturday on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and via the web.

Rossendale Council’s Economic Development Team is committed to provide support to existing and new businesses. Help is available in all forms, from grant and loan opportunities to town centre partnerships and finding premises and developing sites.

For more information call: (01706) 252480, email: or visit

Councillor Andy MacNae, Rossendale Council’s Executive Member for Regeneration, Leisure and Tourism, said:

Rossendale has a thriving small business community providing high quality services across a range of different sectors. We’re delighted to back Small Business Saturday locally and highlight some of the finest small businesses Rossendale has to offer.

If you’re interested in any business opportunities across Rossendale our Economic Development Team can help. Get in touch to see what we can do for you.

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