Month: July 2017

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Wanted: Community Correspondents!

Are you looking for opportunities to get involved in Community Activities?

This role is perfect for you if you are looking to meet new people, find things to do in you local area,  or if you are already actively attending community events.

Our Community Correspondents visit events and activities in their local (…)

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Accrington and Rossendale College ACCROSS

Brand New Hair & Beauty Course!

This new academic year Accrington & Rossendale College are able to offer a new Introductory Hair & Beauty course

ACCROSS are looking to work in partnership with organisations who think this course would be of interest to their clients.  The course is completely free of charge for anyone who is over (…)

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ELRC Summer Courses 2017

East Lancs Recovery College have a range of interesting courses running throughout the Summer.

You can download their August prospectus here: ELRC Aug 17 Summer Courses.  Some of the courses on offer include:

‘6 Strings to Freedom’ is a guitar enablement course for all levels of player/performer.  Delivered in partnership with ELRC, SCG and Community (…)

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Video Competition: Are you up for a REAL Challenge?

Calling all budding filmmakers and social media vloggers…

We’re looking for eye-catching insights on the reality of loneliness and social isolation in modern society, told through short videos on a theme of ‘Linking People with Sources of Support within the Community’.

Using any of the groups and organisations, events and (…)

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Whitworth Rushcart 2017

The annual Whitworth Rushcart celebrations will take place in the town on the afternoon of Sunday 3 September 2017.   

This is a family friendly event and all are welcome.  The procession will leave from Whitworth Museum, North Street, Whitworth, at 1.00pm.

Featuring numerous traditional morris dance troupes (including the (…)

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Veterans In Communities July 2017 Newsletter

The July edition of the VIC newsletter is now available containing the latest news from Veterans In Communities.

You can download a copy here: VIC News July 17

If you require any hard copies of the newsletter then please don’t hesitate to contact Bob Elliott ( or one of (…)

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Consultation – Draft Local Plan for Rossendale (Regulation 18)

Rossendale Borough Council is asking for comments on the draft Local Plan which will replace the Core Strategy once it is adopted.

It has been prepared in accordance with The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012. The draft Local Plan identifies sites to help meet Rossendale’s (…)

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Papyrus News July 2017

The latest edition of the suicide prevention charity’s newsletter is now available.

Stories inside this edition include:

– Contacts to the PAPYRUS helpline, HOPELineUK, have seen a dramatic increase – especially around exam season

– PAPYRUS member Nikki lost her daughter Miranda to suicide. She tells her story and shares her aim (…)

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Vacancy: Support Worker at Disability Equality North West

Disability Equality (NW) Ltd are looking to appoint a Support Worker to support development of their Managed Accounts Service.

The service provides administrative support to enable disabled people to manage their health and social care budgets.

The post is for 13 hours per week at £8:45 per hour and is offered as a fixed (…)

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Vacancy: Citizens Advice Equality & Welfare Reform Project Lead

Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn are recruiting someone to lead their Equality & Welfare Reform Transformation Project 

The Accrington-based post is offered for 30 hours per week at a salary of £24,324 per annum (£30,000 pro-rata).  The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for the successful planning, delivery, monitoring, and evaluation (…)

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