Transport & streets

Six New Fuel Efficient Buses Join the Rosso Fleet

Published on October 21, 2016 at 10:15 am

Rossendale Transport (Rosso) has taken delivery of six new 10.8m StreetLite buses, with improved fuel efficiency for their busy routes.

 The StreetLites have recently entered service and are working on the busy 467 & 468 routes; Bury to Rochdale which also serve the important Fairfield Hospital site. This is the first time Rosso has ordered this type of single deck vehicle from Wrightbus and will be an improved asset to the fleet.  

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Community Roadwatch at Schools in Rossendale

Published on September 6, 2016 at 2:44 pm

From the start of the new school year, the Rossendale Police Community Roadwatch team are going to continue operations outside several local schools where there have been problems over the last twelve months with motorists parking on the Zig Zag lines outside.

This action is causing a serious risk to children being dropped off and picked up by limiting visibility as they are crossing the road. 

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Rossendale Council and Tor View School Success in Roundabout Refurbishment

Published on July 25, 2016 at 1:09 pm

Rossendale Council has supported Tor View School to refurbish the artwork on one of the main gateway sites to Rossendale.

Tor View Roundabout 4

The ‘Workers’ Statues on the roundabout near Tesco Haslingden were placed there ten years ago after Tor View School won a competition to design a piece of artwork for the roundabout.

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Spinning Point Gets Funding Seal

Published on July 19, 2016 at 3:21 pm

Plans for Rawtenstall’s new £5.4million Spinning Point masterplan have gone into top gear as funding was approved.

The Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Board and Lancashire County Council (LCC) have now both formally approved the Rossendale Together Barnfield Partnership’s £1.9million bid to the Local Growth Fund and the £3.5million Lancashire County Council funding.

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Consultation on Policies and Procedures in Relation to Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles, Drivers and Operators

Published on July 14, 2016 at 3:21 pm

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The Council is in the process of reviewing its policies and procedures in relation to the licensing of hackney carriages and private hire vehicles, drivers and operators.

The Council recognises the need for safe, healthy, convenient, effective and sustainable hackney carriage and private hire services for the travelling public and how they make an important contribution to the local economy and good of the Borough.

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Freedom Parade Comes to Haslingden

Published on July 12, 2016 at 5:37 pm

Rossendale Borough Council is delighted to officially announce that the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment will be parading through Haslingden next week for the Freedom of Rossendale celebrations.

The Freedom Parade will be taking place in Haslingden on Thursday, July 21st, 2016 to mark the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment Freedom of the Borough of Rossendale.

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Rawtenstall Residents to Benefit from Major Power Project

Published on June 27, 2016 at 10:45 am

More than 11,000 homes and businesses in Rawtenstall, Rossendale are set to benefit from a £650,000 engineering project which starts today, to improve power supplies in the area. 

The new five-month project, starting Monday 27th June, will secure power supplies by replacing 3.8km of underground cable along Haslingden Road and Bacup Road which have been in place for 60 years.

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Rossendale Council in Operation Considerate

Published on May 25, 2016 at 4:13 pm

Rossendale Borough Council recently conducted Operation Considerate in Manchester City Centre in April.

Working alongside Greater Manchester Police we stopped and checked 11 Rossendale licensed vehicles.

Of these vehicles, 3 were suspended, 2 were given defect notices and 3 were given written warning on smoking and children in the front seat.

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Rossendale and Leeds Joint Enforcement Success

Published on May 25, 2016 at 4:11 pm

Rossendale Borough Council and Leeds City Council team up to conduct joint enforcement activity on Taxis in Leeds city centre.

Enforcement Teams from Rossendale and Leeds Councils worked from 20:00 – 04:30 hours on Friday 20 May 2016 to stop and check taxis.

6 Rossendale licensed vehicles were stopped and dealt with.

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