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Rossendale Local Plan

Rossendale Local Plan

Rossendale Borough Council has published the Rossendale Local Plan for consultation. 

All the consultation documents and the online comments form are available to view online at

Paper copies can be viewed at the One Stop Shop, Futures Park, Bacup, OL13 0BB, on a Monday to Friday between 8.45am and 5.00pm (except Tuesdays from 09.15pm to 5.00pm), and at all libraries in Rossendale during normal opening hours, as well as at Crawshawbooth Village Centre.  Copies can be viewed at Whitworth Town Council offices from Tuesday 4th September between 9am and 2.30pm.

Comments must relate to soundness, legal compliance, and compliance with the Duty to Cooperate.  Please be aware that they cannot be anonymous and will be forwarded on for consideration to the appointed Planning Inspector as part of the Local Plan examination.

Comments must be received on or before Friday 5th October 2018, and any arriving after this time will not be accepted.

Information sessions will be held at Futures Park on 13th and 18th September from 3pm to 7pm. Paper copies of the consultation form can be obtained from the One Stop Shop or by phoning 01706 21777.

Statement of Community Involvement

A consultation is also taking place on the Statement of Community Involvement. Please refer to for further details.

If you have any queries please email

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