Haslingden

Victoria Park – Masterplan for Improvements 

Published on June 23, 2022 at 3:00 pm

The Haslingden Community Partnership group and Rossendale Council are working alongside Community Interest Company Proffitts – Investing in Communities on a project to improve Victoria Park in Haslingden. 

The team have created a draft masterplan for the site which includes improvements to the pathways, entrances, boundary walls, fountain, play area, bowling green and the multi use games area too.

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Free training programme in traditional building skills available to Rossendale residents

Published on June 1, 2022 at 8:26 am

The Haslingden Big Lamp National Lottery Heritage Fund project and Rossendale Council in partnership with Sympathetic Works are offering a free three-day training programme on traditional building skills at Burnley College. 

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The course which runs from the 8 –10 June is made possible thanks to money raised by lottery players and the National Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Residents invited to share ideas for Victoria Park improvements

Published on March 17, 2022 at 10:59 am

Rossendale Borough Council are working alongside Haslingden Community Partnership and Community Interest Company Proffitts – Investing in Communities on a project to improve Victoria Park in Haslingden.

The project is in its early stages and one of the first steps will be to invite interested local residents and park users along to the site to meet the team, highlight any issues they have with the space and discuss their own ideas for enhancing the park.

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Public Consultation on Haslingden 2040 Vision and Masterplan

Published on February 3, 2022 at 2:41 pm

Rossendale Borough Council is asking the public for final feedback on proposals in the Haslingden 2040 Vision and Masterplan. 

Rossendale Council announced in summer 2021 they had successfully secured £1.8million from the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) and would be making a further £200,000 contribution from the council. 

The 5 year project will focus on Upper Deardengate and will be a major step in the delivery of the Haslingden 2040 Vision & Masterplan.

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Council debate Local Democracy Week with Haslingden pupils

Published on October 20, 2021 at 3:30 pm

 

Rossendale Council have celebrated Local Democracy week by hosting a mock committee with pupils from Haslingden High School to give them an insight into how decisions are made a local level. 

Local Democracy Week takes place each autumn and events and activities are organised across the country.  

Mayor of Rossendale Jackie Oakes said: “Local Democracy Week is a way of engaging people to get involved in their community, learn about democracy and have a voice in the decisions that matter for our everyday lives. 

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Help Unlock Haslingden’s Potential.

Published on September 10, 2020 at 8:18 am

Haslingden 2040 – a Rossendale Borough Council and stakeholder-led group – is on a mission to unlock Haslingden’s potential and become a destination for countryside explorers, shoppers and food lovers alike, combining the town’s rich heritage with its bold future.

Rossendale Council has successfully secured a first stage of development supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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Hope for Haslingden National Lottery funding

Published on June 29, 2020 at 5:17 pm

A NEW website is being launched to back Haslingden’s bid for National Lottery funding to regenerate the town.

Rossendale Borough Council has already been successful in securing £112k from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, match funded by £15k from the council to develop the initial bid.

The website details the £2.5 million plans for the town – including the creation of a landscaped pocket park Cockerill Square, behind shops on Higher Deardengate linking to the town’s market.

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Artist being sought for Haslingden heritage project

Published on May 19, 2020 at 8:27 am

Rossendale Council is looking for an artist to lead an exciting community led project as part of exciting new plans for Haslingden.

The town is in the running for National Lottery Heritage funding and the Council is looking to appoint an artist to develop public art proposals for the Big Light project.

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Rossendale couple ‘shower’ praise after disabled grant success

Published on January 16, 2020 at 1:51 pm

Haslingden resident Barbara Holden, 80, has been handed a new lease of life after Rossendale Council awarded her a Disabled Facilities Grant, and arranged much-needed changes to her home.

The grants are available to support people with disabilities if they need to adapt their house or install specialist equipment.

They are designed to improve freedom of movement in and around people’s homes giving access to essential facilities and keeping them safe in their home.

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Delight as Haslingden funding bid clears first stage

Published on December 16, 2019 at 12:20 pm

A bid for funding to further develop exciting new plans for Haslingden has been approved.

A bold new vision and masterplan for the town, which have been shaped by businesses and residents, were unveiled earlier this year called Haslingden 2040.

It includes plans to create new event spaces, shared green areas for people to meet and better pedestrian links.

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