Beacon Dementia Shed at The Whitaker Museum

Beacon Dementia Shed at The Whitaker Museum

THE first bespoke shed in the UK created as an activity base for people living with dementia and their carers has been opened at Whitaker Park in Rawtenstall. Registered charity Beacon Dementia and Wellbeing invited the then Mayor of Rossendale Councillor Anne...
Statetment on the closure of Whitworth Leisure Centre

Statetment on the closure of Whitworth Leisure Centre

Rossendale Borough Council (RBC) and Rossendale Leisure Trust (RLT) have announced that Whitworth Leisure Centre will close in July.  The current cost-of-living crisis has seen councils across the UK face inflationary pressures and rising demand across all...
Holiday Kids HAF lots of food and fun!

Holiday Kids HAF lots of food and fun!

HUNDREDS of school children enjoyed a vast range of fun activities and healthy meals on the latest Rossendale Holiday Activities and Food programme. Rossendale Leisure Trust secured £200k to run the 2023 programme at Easter, over the summer holiday and four-days...
Ski Rossendale turns 50 this year

Ski Rossendale turns 50 this year

WHEN Ski Rossendale opened in September 1973, at 500m it boasted the longest artificial ski slope and largest facility of its kind in the UK. Now, plans are in place for a 50th anniversary celebration event at The Hill – the new name for the centre off Haslingden Old...