Monthly Archives: August 2023

Healthy eating award scheme ‘Recipe 4 Health’ launched in Rossendale

Published on August 24, 2023 at 4:43 pm


 woman holding certificate in front of her vafe

A new healthy eating award scheme, Recipe 4 Health, has been launched in Rossendale this week, with two businesses already receiving their award. Millie Masons and Spicy Jack Deli located in Rawtenstall market have both received their bronze awards.  

Recipe 4 Health is a Lancashire Trading Standards scheme and is awarded by Lancashire County Council and supported locally by Environmental Health Officers from Rossendale Borough Council.

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End in sight for traffic chaos on Rossendale road

Published on August 23, 2023 at 4:31 pm

Rossendale Borough Council has received notification from Lancashire County Council (LCC) that the rock fall on Bacup Road, Waterfoot, which has been causing severe delays in the area, will be cleared by September 2. 

Highways have now confirmed that a programme to repair the damaged section has been put in place and the vegetation growing through the remaining mesh will be removed.

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Fun free flowerpot festival leaflets available

Published on August 23, 2023 at 12:36 pm

THE Dodgon sisters explored Bacup Flowerpot Festival seeking out sculptures all over the town before choosing their favourite. 

Charlotte, 11, and her nine-year-old twin sisters Freya and Ella followed the trail leaflet routes and went on a hunt to spy the many sculptures that have been created by shops, schools and home owners.

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Mayor of Rossendale’s Monthly Update – July 2023

Published on August 15, 2023 at 9:41 am

Hello Rossendale! We’re back with another exciting update on the Mayor’s busy schedule for the month of July. From community celebrations to heartfelt gatherings, this month was full of meaningful interactions and impactful events. Let’s delve into the Mayor’s packed calendar: 
Rossendale Relay for Life – 1st July  
Kicking off the month with a noble cause, the Mayor and Mayoress attended the Rossendale Relay for Life event.

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Whitaker Park Masterplan unveiled

Published on August 2, 2023 at 4:15 pm

Rossendale Borough Council are working alongside Community Interest Company Proffitts – Investing in Communities and several local community groups on a project to improve Whitaker Park in Rawtenstall. 

As part of the project, the team have created a draft Masterplan for Improvements that was shared with park users and local residents in March of this year.

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Rossendale Borough Council disappointed over inadequate fine for fly tipping offence

Published on August 1, 2023 at 9:46 am

Rossendale Borough Council have expressed their disappointment with the fine and costs imposed on an offender, who recently appeared before Burnley Magistrates Court and pleaded guilty to fly tipping a large amount of household waste. 

The Council believes the penalty fails to reflect the seriousness of the offence and its impact on the community and environment.

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