Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Whitaker’s Events Programme 2017 Is A Showcase For Rossendale’s Heritage And Its Community

The Whitaker has recently published its programme of events for 2017, and as you will see, it presents a diverse range of activities that support established events, the arts and the history and heritage of Rossendale. JUNE: Their programme starts … Continue reading

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The Clog Market Was A Roaring 40’s Success

This years East Lancashire Railway 40’s weekend was significantly enhanced by the addition of the 40’s themed Clog Market on the Town Square in Rawtenstall on Saturday 27th May. The Clog Market, organised by Jane Boys, Included  lots of stalls … Continue reading

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The New Road Scheme Can Benefit Bacup

There has been much discussion about the perceived problems of the new road scheme proposed for St James Square, but no one seems to be appreciating or even recognising the potential benefits that the scheme could provide. A Town square is … Continue reading

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Rossendale Comes Together to Celebrate Veterans And The 40’s Era At This Years ELR 40’s Weekend

Starting next weekend, Rossendale will be celebrating both the contribution that the Armed Forces made to Britain during WWII and the iconic era of the 1940’s. The events start with an exhibition at The Whitaker opening on Friday 26th May, … Continue reading

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Be A ‘Safe Place’ Partner For Vulnerable Members of Your Community

Dementia Friendly Rossendale is introducing a new initiative to the Rossendale community. It is called Rossendale Safe Places. Its main objective is to help vulnerable people in the community by providing a network of organisations Valley wide, who are able … Continue reading

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Bacup’s Stubbylee Park Now Truly Open For Business

‘Stubbylee and Moorlands Parks are set in beautiful countryside just outside Bacup Town Centre. It is a haven of peace and beauty, but with surprising sights around each corner‘. In 2014, I wrote a blog highlighting the many virtues of … Continue reading

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The Clog Market Shines Again In The Rawtenstall Sun

The Clog Market, organised by Jane Boys, and now a regular monthly event on the town square in Rawtenstall, again shone as an amazing market that now has over 30 Artisan stalls selling distinctive quality products. Their was tradition brass … Continue reading

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