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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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Discover Internationally Renowned works of art on the Irwell Sculpture Trail

Winding its way from Bacup to Salford Quays, Irwell Sculpture Trail features over 70 artworks by locally, nationally and internationally renowned artists. Extending over 33 miles through Salford, Bury and Rossendale, the trail is the largest sculpture route in the … Continue reading

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New cycle routes to connect East Lancashire

  A PROJECT worth £8million has been drawn up to get East Lancashire riders back on their bikes, and ease pressure on the county’s roads. Ambitious proposals, as part of the six-year Connecting East Lancashire initiative, include a ‘Weaver’s Wheel’ … 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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Rossendale is like the Lake District, but with an Industrial Heritage

10 miles from Manchester, and right on the motorway network, Rossendale offers to those who visit beautiful countryside, hill farms, numerous accessible reservoirs and quaint villages to explore. Many of the main towns of the Rossendale Valley were built on … 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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Rossobus – your key to discovering Rossendale

  Rossobus, Rossendale’s own transport facility, provides a range of Rover tickets to accommodate all travel requirements. For individual travellers, a 1 day adult Rover ticket priced at £4.70 and for Families and groups, a Group 1 day Rover Ticket Priced … Continue reading

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Rossendale – The Undiscovered Valley

  Rossendale is so unique that it doesn’t even appear on conventional maps. As you can see above, Rossendale is made up of many towns and villages, each having it own unique character. This Valley leaves visitors stunned by its … 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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