Monthly Archives: June 2017

What A Flobberdobber Of A Flower Pot Festival!

This weekends launch of the Bacup Flower pot Festival was a massive success. There were a number of workshops offered to help with ideas and construction and what resulted were achieved. As part of the Festival, The organisers created a … Continue reading

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Trinity Baptist Church Garden Awash With Fabulous Flower Pot Figures

I went along to Trinity Baptist Church Garden to take photos of their contribution to the Flower Pot Festival and was completely blown away by the number and the quality of the figures and felt that they deserves their own … Continue reading

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The Coconutters Put On The Crown Of All Affairs

The Crown Affair that happens on the first Sunday in July every year, is one of Rossendale’s premier events and maintains its traditions of dance. The event attracts a number of traditional dance troupes from around the Northwest and beyond. … Continue reading

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There Is A Brighter Future For Bacup

Easter Saturday In  Bacup Town Centre Whatever the outcome of the proposed town centre scheme, the future of Bacup will not be determined by the scheme or the RBC, but is ultimately in the hands of the Bacup Community. The … Continue reading

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Can You Make A Difference In National Volunteer Week?

  Since 2014, I have been writing the ‘Rossendale Revealed’ column in the Rossendale Free Press, which has highlighted the attractions, events and in particular the work of community groups that have made Rossendale the community it is. Every major … Continue reading

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Queen’s Award For Civic Pride Rossendale

Many Congratulations to Civic Pride Rossendale, who have been informed that they are to be awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, which is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done … Continue reading

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