Category Archives: Christmas

Rossendale – Events in abundance

The Image above reflects the typical views from a survey of carried out in Bacup They say that variety is the spice of life, and Rossendale has it in abundance. Not only does the Valley have an amazing heritage, it … Continue reading

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Free Parking Throughout Rossendale

How often have you been shocked and frustrated by parking fees, especially in the major towns and cities. It is yet another little known fact that parking in Rossendale is absolutely free. Not only does Rossendale have some of the … Continue reading

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Why is Rossendale Unique?

Rossendale  is a district with borough status in Lancashire, England, holding a number of small former mill towns centred on the valley of the River Irwell in the industrial North West. Rossendale combines modest size urban development with rural villages and is immediately south of the more populated town of Burnley, east of Blackburn and … Continue reading

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Sharan Bispham – The Unsung Hero

Sharan Bispham, a Rossendale artist and community supporter, has again produced an amazing homage to the Christmas season by decorating the Bocholt Tree on Bocholt Way, Rawtenstall. The Tree was created by sculptor Bernard Tindall to celebrate Rossendale’s twinning links with … Continue reading

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