Monthly Archives: June 2023

Haslingden’s Historic Bible Traveling Exhibition 

Published on June 28, 2023 at 1:16 pm

An important piece of Haslingden’s local heritage, Haslingden’s Hidden Bible, will be showcased in a traveling exhibition. The Friends of Haslingden Cemetery (FOHC) Group invites the local community to explore Haslingden’s Hidden Bible, a true historic gem that has recently been restored to its former glory. Visitors can delve into its history and the life of the interesting man who donated the bible, George Berry, Haslingden’s Rag and Bone Man.

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Stubbylee Community Greenhouses named Community Champions

Published on June 5, 2023 at 9:02 am

three men and a woman accepting an award for Stubbylee community garden

Stubbylee Community Greenhouses were named Community Champions at the inaugural South Pennines Park awards, attended by over 100 people.

The awards, hosted by the South Pennines Park – an undesignated national park covering 460 square miles of Lancashire, Yorkshire and Greater Manchester – were held at The Piece Hall in Halifax aimed to celebrate the work that individuals and organisations were doing to look after nature and each other.

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Rossendale’s Mayor for 2023/24 – Cllr Andrew Walmsley

Published on June 2, 2023 at 12:56 pm

A few words from our new Mayor Cllr Andrew Walmsley  

picture of smiling man in in mayoral attire and chains

I’m delighted and privileged to be the Mayor of Rossendale. Annual council was one of the few times in my life that I have struggled for words. 

I would like to thank Cllrs Jackie Oakes and Barbara Ashworth for proposing and seconding my nomination as Mayor and for Councillor colleagues across the whole chamber for supporting the nomination.

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