Yearly Archives: 2022

Christmas bin collections in Rossendale

Published on December 21, 2022 at 8:07 am

Rossendale Council have listed the changes in bin collection dates over the Christmas and New Year period.

A spokesperson for the council said: “We’ve tried to keep disruption to a minimum and in most cases people’s collection days have just moved forward by a day.

“We would remind residents to maybe put their bins out the night before collection so as not to spoil their lie-ins.”

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Operation Trident cleans up again 

Published on December 14, 2022 at 9:40 am

fly tipped rubbish consisting of old doors and windows dumped on pavement outside shop

Rossendale Council’s fight against fly tipping and environmental crime across the borough, Operation Trident, has had another successful prosecution. 

The operation coordinates a three-pronged approach of education, enforcement and removal, which aims to hold those responsible to account. 

Over the last 12 months as part of Operation Trident, officers from the Public Protection Unit at Rossendale Council have been asking businesses how they dispose of waste generated by their commercial activities.

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Rossendale to receive almost £3m from Shared Prosperity Fund 

Published on December 7, 2022 at 12:14 pm

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The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has this week announced that Rossendale Council has been successful in its bid to the Shared Prosperity Fund and will be receiving £2,643,864 over the next three years.  

The Fund, which was launched in April 2022, required local authorities to submit a three-year investment plan for their areas.

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Rossendale Council marks White Ribbon Day 2022 by sharing commitment to end men’s violence against women

Published on November 18, 2022 at 6:00 pm

white ribbon campaign 2022 #thegoal Rossendale Council has pledged to help raise awareness of men’s violence against women and girls. White Ribbon Day is a widely recognised global movement; in the UK, it is spearheaded by White Ribbon UK, the leading charity engaging men and boys to end violence against women and girls.  

Cllr Andrew Walmsley said : “The council are pleased to be working with White Ribbon again this year and taking a lead in highlighting and educating people about this issue.

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Household Support Fund to offer support to the most vulnerable in Rossendale  

Published on November 17, 2022 at 1:14 pm

graphic picture of a houseb eing squeezed  with money and calculator coming out of it

Rossendale Council has announced that residents are now able register for the Household Support Fund. 

Registrations for the fund will close on the 16 December and awards will be made shortly after the closing date. 

The fund is part of a £400,000 package of support for local people and community groups provided by the council. 

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East Lancashire employment programmes celebrated at awards event

Published on November 10, 2022 at 9:43 am

one woman and three men receiving an award

The charity Active Lancashire has won an award for its successful delivery of two East Lancashire employment programmes, Rossendale Works (RW) and Pendle YES Hub (PYH) .

The organisation was successful in winning the Work and Training Social Enterprise of the Year category at the SELNET Enterprise in Society Awards, at the Village Hotel in Blackpool on Friday 4th November.

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Council helps ease the financial squeeze

Published on November 3, 2022 at 12:41 pm

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Rossendale Council has announced a £400,000 package of support for local people and community groups.  


In the wake of the national cost of living crisis the council is keen to support Rossendale’s most vulnerable residents particularly through the Winter months.

From 17 November the council is launching its ‘Ease the Squeeze’ campaign.

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Rossendale Council prosecution for abandoned vehicle left in pub car park

Published on October 27, 2022 at 9:30 am

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Rossendale Council’s fight against abandoned vehicles and fly tipping across the borough, Operation Trident, has had another successful prosecution.

The operation coordinates a three-pronged approach of education, enforcement and removal, which aims to hold to account those responsible.

Following a report of an abandoned vehicle in the car park of the Rose and Crown pub, Manchester Road, Haslingden, Public Protection Officers found an accident damaged Mercedes van which had no road tax, no MOT and foliage growing through the rear of the vehicle which was also full of rubbish.

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Rossendale’s Schedule of Remembrance Services, Parades and Concert for 2022

Published on October 26, 2022 at 1:06 pm

There will be numerous Remembrance services, parades and concerts taking place in Rossendale between Friday 11th and Sunday 13th November. 


Friday 11th November, 7.30 p.m. St Philip’s Church, Stubbins.  

The concert will include performances from Rossendale Ukulele Band and Valley Aloud Choir and will raise money for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

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Footpath improvements to be made along East Lancashire Railway line 

Published on October 25, 2022 at 10:00 am

Rossendale Borough Council are working alongside Civic Pride Rossendale (Britain in Bloom Gold Winners 2022) and Community Interest Company Proffitts – Investing in Communities on a project to improve and extend the popular footpath along the East Lancashire Railway between the Railway Station at Rawtenstall, and the car park at the Aldi store at New Hall Hey.

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