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Rossendale Borough Council has received £17.9m in the budget

Rossendale Council has received £17.9m funding in today’s budget. Council Leader Alyson Barnes said: “We’re very pleased to have finally received almost £18m in funding which we first identified in our Levelling Up bid.  The council, along with our partners and stakeholders, have worked incredibly hard to maintain the pressure on the Government. Ultimately, we have ensured Rossendale has not missed […]

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Rossendale seeks £17m from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund

Rossendale Council is seeking £17m from the new Levelling Up Fund (LUF) from the Government to assist with major developments across the borough.  A Levelling Up Board made up of large businesses, smaller- scale entrepreneurs, creatives, community groups and key public sector partners like Rossendale Council, Lancashire County Council and the Nelson & Colne College Group, have […]

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Rossendale’s Adventure Golf opened by Paralympion Tom Hammer, local school children and 5 year old golf prodigy George Hughes

Lancashire’s newest family attraction opens will provide outdoor family fun for thousands of families and school children to promote physical and mental wellbeing Rossendale’s brand new family attraction, The Squirrel’s Lair adventure golf course, has been given the official seal of approval by the Mayor of Rossendale, a young golfing prodigy, a Paralympic swimmer and […]

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Rossendale secures ‘Restoring your Railway’ funding

Local leaders have welcomed the news in the recent budget that Rossendale Council’s bid to take the next step towards the restoration of passenger rail services between Rawtenstall, Bury and Manchester has been approved by central government. The success of the council’s bid to the government’s Restoring Your Railways fund means it will also receive […]

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The Whitaker Museum a huge success for Rossendale

The newly refurbished Whitaker Museum has been celebrating high visitor numbers after its reopening in July.
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The Whitaker Museum unveils spectacular social space for the people of Rossendale

The Whitaker Museum has celebrated the next exciting phase in its 119 year history, with the launch of a spectacular £2.2 million re-development which opened to the public on Saturday 24 July. The impressive re-development was unveiled on Friday 23 July to sponsors, staff, friends and volunteers, including representatives from The National Heritage Lottery Fund, […]

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The Whitaker in Rossendale wins £1.7m national lottery heritage grant

New life is to be breathed into buildings at one of Rossendale’s iconic tourism locations thanks to a £1.7million National Lottery Heritage Fund grant. Rossendale Borough Council worked in partnership with The Whitaker, in Rawtenstall, to secure the National Lottery Heritage Fund award to convert the former barn and stables and a further £189,950 of […]

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Rossendale Holiday Cottages eyes growth with new cottages

Rossendale Holiday Cottages has expanded again adding two new cottages and a yoga studio/conference room thanks to support from Barclays. Rossendale Holiday Cottages is a family business run by Jonny Wilson and his wife Rachel, along with fellow Director Michael Armstrong, opening its doors four years ago. The business now boasts six cottages, 2 en-suite […]

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Redevelopment work underway at Ski Rossendale

Builders have moved on site at Ski Rossendale this week as the next phase of the Rawtenstall-based outdoor ski centre’s exciting redevelopment plans get underway. As part of the latest work the facility’s existing reception, toilets and ski hire will be demolished and replaced with a purpose-built ski centre building which will provide an improved […]

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Countdown to weekend of “thrills in the hills” as Northern Grip prepares for Rossendale festival

Northern Grip – 7th, 8th and 9th July, Lee Quarry. Northern Grip, the mountain bike festival, celebrates the social side of mountain biking combining great trails with bands, DJs, arts and superb food and drink. This July sees the festival, which sold out in its first year in  2016, move to Stubbylee Park and Lee […]

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Have your say on new cycle routes in Rossendale

Lancashire County Council is asking people what they would like to see from new cycle routes being developed in Rossendale. The routes will be part of the wider East Lancashire Strategic Cycleway Network, which aims to make it easier for people to access opportunities by improving links to workplaces, schools, shops and services. Two of […]

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