Monthly Archives: May 2021

Council launch Operation Trident in fight against fly tipping

Published on May 25, 2021 at 9:42 am

Rossendale Council have this month launched Operation Trident in their fight against the growth of fly tipping across the borough.  

The operation will coordinate a three pronged approach of Education, Enforcement and Removal and aims to hold to account those responsible. 

One of Operation Trident’s first enquiries saw enforcement officers conduct enquiries on an incident which occurred on 15th May and which was captured on video by a witness.

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Waterfoot arcade set for a bright future

Published on May 20, 2021 at 8:49 am

A STUNNING Victorian arcade is set to have a bright future thanks to a partnership between the new owner and Rossendale Council.

Since buying the freehold to historic Trickett’s Victorian Arcade located in the centre of Waterfoot, Lisa Real Estate Ltd has made huge inroads in preparing the building for future use.

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Council issue fixed penalty for fly tipping

Published on May 14, 2021 at 9:25 am

A Rossendale householder who failed to ensure their waste was collected and disposed of correctly has been issued with a £300 fixed penalty notice under the Environmental Protection Act. 

The resident arranged for waste to be collected from their home address but didn’t check if the person removing the waste was authorised to do so, or where the rubbish would be disposed of.

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Be aware of Census scams

Published on May 13, 2021 at 2:11 pm

During the census, you may have become aware of a number of online phishing scams attempting to defraud the public.

Now that Census Day has passed, scammers are taking the opportunity to take advantage of the potential fine imposed onto non-compliant members of the public. This has resulted in an array of phishing sites going live.

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Rossendale Borough Council thanks residents for census response

Published on May 11, 2021 at 2:47 pm

Rossendale Borough Council is saying a big thank you to all its residents for their outstanding response to this year’s census, which was held on March 21.

Despite the many challenges in delivering a census during a global pandemic, the response rate in Rossendale has exceeded the council’s target response rate.

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Rossendale elections leaves no party in overall control

Published on May 10, 2021 at 10:15 am

Local elections for Rossendale Borough Council held on 6th May left no one party in overall political control of the council. Prior to the election Labour had a small majority. Following the election and then subsequent discussions within each political group Labour have 18 seats, Conservative 13, Community First 2 and the council has 3 Independent councillors.

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