Monthly Archives: July 2022

Stubbylee and Moorlands Park awarded the coveted Green Flag Award for the second year

Published on July 26, 2022 at 12:30 pm

beautifulgardens in stubbylee park

In a record-breaking year Stubbylee and Moorlands Park is raising its prestigious Green Flag Award again. 

Rossendale Council is celebrating after receiving a Green Flag Award for Stubbylee and Moorlands Park in Bacup one of 2208 UK winners. 

The award is the international quality mark for parks and green spaces. 

duck pond at stubbylee park

After two years that have seen our parks and green spaces play a vital role for people through lockdowns as a place to relax, exercise and meet friends and family safely, the news that Stubbylee and Moorlands Park has again achieved the Green Flag Award is testament to the hard work and dedication of the team that make the green space a great space that everyone can enjoy.

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Rossendale seeks £17m from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund

Published on July 25, 2022 at 11:57 am

artists impression of reconfigured Bacup market

Rossendale Council is seeking £17m from the new Levelling Up Fund (LUF) from the Government to assist with major developments across the borough. 

A Levelling Up Board made up of large businesses, smaller- scale entrepreneurs, creatives, community groups and key public sector partners like Rossendale Council, Lancashire County Council and the Nelson & Colne College Group, have developed the bid. 

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Consultation on Rossendale Council’s Climate Change Supplementary Planning Document 

Published on July 20, 2022 at 11:12 am

Rossendale Council is undertaking a public consultation on the Climate Change Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).  

The document includes how new developments in Rossendale can best adapt to climate change, focusing on sustainable and active transport, energy efficiency and renewables, water interventions, biodiversity and Green Infrastructure. Cllr Adrian Lythgoe, Portfolio Holder for Operations and Climate Change said: “Climate change is a significant issue that requires urgent action.

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Second Rossendale pre-employment training scheme hailed a success

Published on July 13, 2022 at 9:41 am

people sat round desk with papers in front of them

The second work-based training collaboration between Rossendale Works, Lancashire Adult Learning and numerous local businesses has been hailed a success by all those involved.

Rossendale Works – an employability programme run in partnership by Rossendale Council, Active Lancashire and the DWP – this time teamed up with Rawtenstall based We Buy Books to offer the work-based training programme to help and encourage candidates into employment, with support from Lancashire Adult Learning.

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