Community Information for Rossendale

This site provides news and information about community services, events and volunteering for people living or working in Rossendale.


In the directory of services you will find ‘not-for-profit’ organisations and services provided for the benefit of Rossendale citizens.  Some of these will be small, local groups supporting a particular cause.  Others will be a nearby branch of larger organisations that may have a wider presence.

You can search in a number of ways:

Category      A-Z list      Keyword      Location

If your group or organisation is not yet included in our directory, or if some information needs adding or changing, please let us know.  There are several ways to contact us.  Just follow this link!


Here at REAL we compile a calendar of events from in and around your local area.  These might by one-off events or be run on a regular basis.  Type a keyword into the calendar to see what is available or browse through the calendar to see what is going on on a particular date.  Alternatively, see the links to an organisations events on their directory page.


Find out what is happening in local organisations in your local area.  You will find the most recent news items listed below.  You can also follow us on Twitter @RealforRoss or on Facebook @realrossendale.

Does your community group or organisation have a message that they want to get out there?  Do you have a service or activity that you want to promote?  Perhaps you would like to spread the word about a new campaign or appeal, or maybe you are just thinking about starting up a group and want to find like-minded people to join you?

Share with us what you are planning and we will help get your message out there.


Are you looking for ways to get involved in your local community?  Visit our Volunteering in Rossendale section for details of volunteering opportunities, resources and other sources of help.

Latest News from REAL (Rossendale)

Lancashire libraries take part in Autism Awareness Week 2018

Lancashire libraries will be taking part in Autism Awareness Week from Monday 26 March to Monday 2 April and launching a new autism booklist.

The selection available includes books suitable for adults, children and their carers.

Libraries staff from across the county will also be taking part in a (…)

Stubbylee Community Greenhouses Spring Arts & Crafts Fair

On 24th and 25th March come and browse a range of Art, Crafts, Gifts, Upcycled and Vintage stalls in Stubbylee Park. 

From 12 noon until 4pm there will also be fresh produce from the gardens and home cooked food available from the Stables cafe.

Stubbylee Community Greenhouses have (…)

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