Month: September 2017

DFR Afternoon Tea at Peers Clough Farm 16/9/17

All are welcome to a free ‘dementia-friendly’ Afternoon Tea at Peers Clough Farm

The event is hosted by ‘Peers Clough Packhorses’ And ‘Ponies for People’ and is a free event for those living with dementia and their families and carers.

Come and enjoy an afternoon stroking a pony and enjoying tea and (…)

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Harfest at the Whitaker Museum

Incredible Edible are back with HARFEST at The Whitaker Museum on 24th September

The festival is a huge community event and this year takes place on 24th September from 11am.

It is a great opportunity to meet up with family and friends, bring the dog, wander around the park, visit (…)

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The Pixies Scarf by Soap Soup Theatre

One day in the wet, craggy lands of Dartmoor, Dicky Bundle finds a magical treasure that opens the door to the world of The Wee Folk.

But the pixies don’t want to share their precious secret…

Sunday 17th September 3pm at the Horse & Bamboo Theatre, Waterfoot.

With beautiful (…)

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Do you do Online Fundraising?

Does your group or organisation have an online funding page?  Can you accept donations through a website?

We’ve added an ‘Online Fundraising’ link button option to our free Community Directory pages.  Let us know about your online donations page, and we will promote it for you!

Please let us know (…)

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Samaritans Monthly Newsletter September 2017

The Samaritans monthly newsletter is now available, full of the latest news and updates on their work in the UK and Ireland.

This month, they responded to a new Government report on suicide prevention, saying that more needs to be done. They also announced (…)

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2017 Rossendale 60’s Festival

The 2017 Rossendale 60’s Festival is this weekend!

Now in its fifth year the event takes place between 8th and 10th September 2017.  The Festival is Rossendale Valley wide and includes events in Rawtenstall, Bacup, Haslingden and Whitworth.  The Festival’s main aim is to attract and expose visitors to the (…)

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Accrington and Rossendale College ACCROSS

Accrington & Rossendale College – September Community Courses

It’s that time of year again when ACCROSS start a wide range of community courses throughout East Lancashire.

As always, the courses have the aim of providing students with a recognised, accredited qualification to help them return to work or progress into further study. The courses are FREE for anyone (…)

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Rossendale Leisure Trust

Rossendale Celebration of Sport 2017

The Rossendale Celebration of Sport is an annual event that celebrates the fantastic sport and recreation happening in the Rossendale Valley.

The event is free of charge and will be held at The Riverside, Whitworth on Friday 8th September at 7:30pm. There will be a pie and pea supper served (…)

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New for Autumn Comedy at The Boo!

The Boo’s first Comedy Night, is not to be missed, with acts from three fantastic comedians on Saturday 16th September 2017

Caimh McDonnell Described by none other than Sarah Millican as ‘a very funny man’ has firmly established himself as the white-haired Irishman whose name nobody can pronounce. Archie Kelly is (…)

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Homewise Newsletter Vol 3 Issue 1

The latest newsletter from the Homewise Disability Aids Recycling Centre is out.

Affordable daily living aids save Homewise customers 70% on average compared to buying brand new.  For the latest information and contact details for the organisation, please download their newsletter here:

homewise newsletter 3-1

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