Monthly Archives: September 2023

Official – Rossendale is the number one walking area in England and Wales

Published on September 27, 2023 at 3:47 pm

To those who walk every week with Rossendale Ramblers and other walking groups, the pre-eminence of Rossendale as a walking area is self-evident.  If you were in any doubt, then one look at the tired but happy faces of the 600 or so walkers who tackled the Rossendale Rotary-organised Round the Hills Walk in glorious sunshine on September 3rd this year would confirm it.  

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Improvements to Moller Ring play area swings into action

Published on September 27, 2023 at 12:55 pm

moller ring play area

Rossendale Borough Council are working in partnership with Community Interest Company Proffitts – Investing in Communities on an exciting project to improve the Moller Ring Play Area in Crawshawbooth.  

The design for the play area includes traditional timber play equipment, as well as natural play elements like earth mounds, tunnels, bridges and a new trim trail.

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Sixty Minute Business Blast – Free workshops to boost local businesses

Published on September 12, 2023 at 11:53 am

Rossendale Borough Council are offering a series of six free business development workshops aimed at supporting businesses in Rossendale . 

The ‘Sixty Minute Business Blast’ workshops are designed to provide valuable insights and strategies to improve profitability, tax efficiency, competitive advantage, sales leads, quality management, and overall business environment analysis. 

The sessions will be held on consecutive Wednesdays beginning September 20
at Rossendale Borough Council offices between 10-11am.

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Rossendale Borough Council’s innovative recycle campaign up for national award

Published on September 8, 2023 at 11:38 am

a bin waggon with a sign on the side saying check before you chuck and two bin men stood infront of the waggon

Rossendale Borough Council has been shortlisted for the ‘Local Authority Success’ award in the 2023 National Recycling Awards (NRA) for its ‘Check before you chuck’ pilot campaign.

The innovative campaign, which ran for six months, was devised when figures revealed Rossendale had one of the lowest recycling rates in Lancashire.

The scheme saw a 15 per cent increase in the recycling of glass, plastic and tin, paper and cardboard recycling up by 11 per cent and a reduction in general waste of six per cent.

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The Haslingden Big Lamp Project shines bright

Published on September 8, 2023 at 8:32 am

shop front in Haslingden with scaffold covering it shop front in haslingden  Hazelwood Home care shop front

Haslingden town is set to receive a transformative boost through the Haslingden Big Lamp Project. With £2.8 million in investment, the project promises to revitalise the town centre, preserving its rich heritage while ushering in a new era of prosperity.  The National Lottery Heritage Fund are supporting the project with £1.9m of funding, with further funding secured from Rossendale Borough Council, and dedicated private individuals who share a passion for preserving the past and enhancing the future.

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Mayor of Rossendale’s Monthly Update – August 2023

Published on September 6, 2023 at 10:23 am

Hello, Rossendale residents! It’s time to catch up on the Mayor’s busy schedule over August as he continues to engage with our vibrant community. From celebrating Rossendale’s horticultural skills to charitable endeavours and commemorations, here’s what the Mayor, Cllr Andrew Walmsley, has been up to in the last month: 

Civic Pride Britain in Bloom Picnic – August 3rd
August began with a delightful picnic celebration at Whitaker Park.

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