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Bacup’s Claims To Fame – They May Surprise You

Bacup may be a small town in the Rossendale Valley Lancashire, but when it comes to ‘Claims to Fame’, it punches well above its weight. The town has a number of distinctive cultural and historic characteristics that may surprise many … Continue reading

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Rossendale – The Valley That Keeps On Giving

The Rossendale Valley is a collection of distinct towns and villages, all with communities that have unique characteristics, heritage, history, and traditions. As a consequence, the Valley is able to offer an exceptional range of quality events and activities, reflecting … 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 – 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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Only In Rossendale – The World Gravy Wrestling Championships

Rossendale is the Valley of unique events and world class sports facilities. The following video is just a taster (pardon the pun) of what it has to offer. This year’s Championships will be held at the Rose n Bowl in … Continue reading

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The Irwell Sculpture Trail – Rossendale’s culture stroll

Extending over 33 miles through Salford, Bury and Rossendale, the Irwell Sculpture Trail is the largest sculpture route in the UK and makes a great free day out for all the family, connecting local heritage, the landscape and communities. The … Continue reading

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The Rural Rossendale Trust was set up by a group of local guest accommodation providers in the area, with the aim of putting Rossendale on the map. The group provides a variety of guest accommodation in Rossendale, Lancashire ranging from stylish … Continue reading

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Bacup Past and Present – Join in on the Conversation

Bacup Market in the 1970’s This Facebook page is bringing together Bacup folk to share memories of Bacup past & present. It is a brilliant insight into the uniqueness of Bacup as a typical Rossendale town Now is your chance … Continue reading

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REVELLERS who fancied their throwing arms travelled to Ramsbottom from across the country and beyond for the official World Black Pudding Throwing Championships. Around 2,000 people took to The Oaks pub on Bridge Street for the annual event, which sees competitors … Continue reading

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