Monthly Archives: July 2023

Stockport man prosecuted for fly tipping in Rossendale

Published on July 26, 2023 at 1:00 pm

A 35-year-old man from Stockport has been found guilty of dumping a large amount of rubbish on Laneside Road, Haslingden by Burnley Magistrates Court, following a case brought by Rossendale Borough Council. 

Mr Seamus Conroy of Goyt Valley Way, Stockport, appeared at Burnley Magistrates and pleaded guilty to fly tipping. He was fined £320 and ordered to pay £250 costs and £34 victim surcharge.

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Rossendale Borough Council searches for applicants to lead £17m regeneration project 

Published on July 26, 2023 at 9:00 am

Rossendale Borough Council has launched a search for the project lead who will oversee major developments following the award of more than £17m in government funding.     

The Council is seeking applications for the role of consultant project manager/contract administrator as it embarks on its capital regeneration programme.  

The opportunity comes following the awarding of more £17m from the government’s Capital Regeneration Project (CRP) Fund that will support its placemaking ambitions.

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Green flag flies again over Stubbylee and Moorlands Park

Published on July 18, 2023 at 5:49 pm

three men and two women hold up the green flag award for 2023 and fist pump the air

In a record-breaking year Stubbylee and Moorlands Park is raising its prestigious Green Flag Award for the third year running. 

Rossendale Borough Council is celebrating after receiving the prestigious Green Flag Award for Stubbylee and Moorlands Park. 

The news that the park has achieved the accreditation – the international quality mark for parks and green spaces – is testament to the hard work and dedication of the council team and group of volunteers that care for the green space so that everyone can enjoy it.

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Rossendale Works set to continue and support another 120 people into work

Published on July 17, 2023 at 1:30 pm

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A further 120 local residents will be supported into work following the extension of the Rossendale Works employment and skills programme until March 2025.

Rossendale Borough Council members unanimously agreed the extension at their June meeting, with charity Active Lancashire set to continue delivering the programme on behalf of the council with funding provided through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF).

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Rossendale’s Heritage United

Published on July 11, 2023 at 8:48 am

Helmshore textile mill

A group has revived a network first set up in the 1990’s to bring people together to celebrate and promote Rossendale’s rich heritage. 

Rossendale Heritage Network – a flexible network allows members to dip into it as and when they can and to a level, they are comfortable with. 

Councillor Annie McMahon Rossendale Borough Council’s Heritage Champion said: “We’re so lucky to have so much social history and heritage across our gorgeous valley – from the mills of the industrial revolution; our weavers’ cottages and working looms to the Valley of Stone celebrating our stone quarrying history and our shoe industry.

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Successful jobs fair returns to Rossendale

Published on July 7, 2023 at 4:00 pm

woman talking to a man at a jobs fair showing a leaflet and discussing it

Rossendale Works, an employability partnership between Rossendale Borough Council (RBC), Active Lancashire and Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), is holding an employment and support event on Wednesday 14th June 2023 at Futures Park in Bacup. 

The event, which runs from 1pm-3pm, is open to anyone looking for work or who may need support to move into work.

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Mayor of Rossendale’s Monthly Update – June 2023

Published on July 4, 2023 at 3:06 pm

Hello Rossendale! It’s time for a monthly update on the activities and events that our Mayor, Councillor Andrew Walmsley, has been involved in throughout June. It has been a month full of community engagement, celebrations, and support for local organizations. Let’s dive right in!

Bacup Cultural Consortium Market Festival – 2nd June

Kicking off the month, the Mayor and Mayoress attended the Bacup Cultural Consortium Market Festival.

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