Monthly Archives: February 2021

East Lancashire Cycleway Network makes for safer cycling

Published on February 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

New paths have been created in Haslingden as part of a major ongoing project to link towns in East Lancashire with safe cycle routes.

The East Lancashire Cycleway Network aims to transform cycling in the area, making it easier for people to use their bikes to access opportunities by improving links to workplaces, schools, shops and services.

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Council help provide IT devices to aid Covid lockdown learning for Rossendale youngsters

Published on February 17, 2021 at 10:54 am

Rossendale Borough Council has teamed up with Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Council for Voluntary Services (BPRCVS) and schools to provide funding for devices to allow children to study online during the Covid crisis. 

 The Council has provided funding for 10 schools in Rossendale to  purchase various devices such as tablets and laptops in order to support children’s home schooling.  

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Working together to deliver a successful Census 2021 

Published on February 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) – which runs Census 2021 – is working with Rossendale Borough Council to deliver a successful census and help local services to fully meet future needs. 

Understanding the needs of the nation helps everyone from central government to local organisations, such as councils and health authorities, plan and fund public services across England and Wales.

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Council assist in finding new location for successful Rossendale business

Published on February 11, 2021 at 12:11 pm

Rossendale Borough Council have assisted one of the area’s largest employers to find a suitable site for their relocation which allows them to stay within Rossendale.  

WeBuyBooks – the online purchaser and retailer of used books – have purchased the 120,000 sq ft Lambert Mill (formerly known as Greenbridge Works and originally called Hall Carr Mill) just off Bocholt Way on the outskirts of Rawtenstall.

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Whitworth’s New Community Orchard

Published on February 3, 2021 at 8:32 am

During late December, amidst the cold weather and harsh local lockdown, a team of local volunteers from ‘WHITWORTH IN BLOOM’ planted an Orchard in the village. With funding from Lancashire Environmental fund a large variety of apple, plum, and cherry trees now adorn the council owned area of Waingap woods, additional trees have been planted in Britannia and Healey corner to ensure that the fruit will be accessible to all for years to come.

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