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Virtual Dementia Experience

Virtual Dementia Experience

Come and experience a simulation of how it feels to live with Dementia at Haslingden Community Link.

During the free session, noises will be played into your ears via headphones at a noise level to represent what a person living with dementia is experiencing. Other equipment/techniques will be used to help (...)

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Bleakholt Open Day 2018

Bleakholt Open Day 2018

The Bleakholt Open Day events are always really popular and there is so much to see and do that it’s a brilliant day out for the whole family.

The Open Days are a major event in the Bleakholt calendar. It’s a special day as they attempt to raise much needed funding (...)

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Marketing Apprentice Opportunity

Marketing Apprentice Opportunity

Community Solutions NW have an amazing opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated apprentice, to join their Marketing Team.

They will be holding an Informal Pre-Interview Event for potential applicants at Elmfield Hall on Tuesday 17th July 2018 at 10:30 am to 11:30 pm to gain an overview of the organisation and what (...)

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Waterfoot Wakes 2018 is Finally Here!

Waterfoot Wakes 2018 is Finally Here!

This Weekend 13th–15th July 2018 come and join a weekend of festivity at the first ever Waterfoot Wakes!

Waterfoot Wakes is a three-day festival, taking traditional Wakes holidays festivities and giving them a modern twist.  Showcasing Comedy, Music, Theatre and more, Waterfoot Wakes is set to delight and entertain (...)

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Mad Pride North

Mad Pride North

Once again Stubbylee Community Greenhouses and East Lancashire Recovery College are PROUD to be hosting Mad Pride North! 

Mad Pride is a festival of the arts centred around one of the most diverse art exhibitions.  Mad Pride is about increasing understanding, removing stigma and celebrating creativity, diversity and resilience.

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What’s Your Story?

What’s Your Story?

Residents from around Haslingden have investigated how ‘social connectedness’ affects well-being and health inequalities in their community.

As part of the ongoing CLAHRC project their stories have been incorporated into a graphic art booklet; ‘What’s Your Story?’, about social isolation & connectedness.  You can view a copy online here: https://issuu.com/lengrant/docs/haslingden_issuu

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BPRCVS InfoShare 12th July 2018

BPRCVS InfoShare 12th July 2018

The latest BPRCVS InfoShare from Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Council for Voluntary Service is now available.

You can view their latest infoshare newsletter by following this link: https://mailchi.mp/d6f3239746eb/bprcvs-newsletter-1214981?e=a108202808

The bulletin contains details of funding, community organisations and what’s on in Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.

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HCL: More than Medicine – Expert Patients

HCL: More than Medicine – Expert Patients

The last in the More than Medicine series is on Monday 16th July 5:30- 7:30 and covers all about expert patients.

If you would like to attend this free event at Haslingden Community Link please call on 01706 230116 option 5 or book online using the link below:

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Bright New Future for Bacup Church

Bright New Future for Bacup Church

CAST, a Community based Heritage Charity has secured funding to ensure a bright, new future for St John the Evangelist Church, Bacup

Thanks to National Lottery Players a team of volunteers have been awarded £10.000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to undertake a project to establish a new not-for-profit organisation (...)

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Whitworth enjoys another successful Family Fun Day

Whitworth enjoys another successful Family Fun Day

Whitworth enjoyed its annual Family Fun Day on Sunday 8 July. 

Now in its ninth year, the annual Family Fun Day at the Riverside is organised by the Whitworth Tourism and Leisure Committee volunteers.  Unfortunately, this year, the dog show element was cancelled due to health and safety concerns (...)

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