Lanterns Shine In Stacksteads

A MAGICAL evening was enjoyed by hundreds who took part in Stacksteads Lantern Procession. Newly-formed Rossendale Drum Majorettes led the Light Up The Valley parade with specially illuminated drums and drumsticks. They were followed by a colourful collection of hand-made decorated lanterns that illuminated…

2018 Lantern Parade

The village of Stacksteads is set to shine when hundreds of beautifully decorated and lit lanterns parade through the streets and along the riverbank. Stacksteads Countryside Park Group, SCPG, will be hosting the fourth Light up the Valley lantern procession in October half-term. Chairman…

2018 Storytelling

A very successful 2018 Story Telling Event was held in August with almost 70 Mums, Dads, Carers and children attending. Many stories were told by Sue Allonby, and activities included pebble painting, book writing, Fimo modelling, bubble blowing and tattooing. In between times there…

New Flag at the Peace Garden

We are very proud of our brand new flagpole and Union Flag  that has recently been placed in the peace Garden Stacksteads.  Thanks to everyone who came up with the idea and arranged for it to be bought and erected.  We are sure that…

Friends of Newline Reservoir

Please help Bacup Pride if you have an hour to spend on Sunday 5 August  ……. they’ve just delivered 200 leaflets to houses round New Line Reservoir. It would be great to show our support too As friends, neighbours and users of the reservoir…

Summer Storytelling 2018

Return of the popular storytelling event hosted by Sue Allonby and held in The Glade situated behind the former Commercial Hotel in Stacksteads. Create your own little Fimo friend – paint a pebble – make your own little book.No charge for the event but…

Waterfoot Playground

The Mayor of Rossendale, Ann Kenyon, at the opening of the Waterfoot Community Space with pupils of Waterfoot County primary School. Read Free Press Article  

Waterfoot Centre Project

The new community space in Waterfoot is almost finished now that the planting has been completed. Following on from a site visit and art workshops to design unique cast stone flags, pupils from the Green Team at Waterfoot Primary School have been instrumental in…

Good News For The Glade

Anyone who came to the Lantern Parade will know that this piece of land in the Riverside Park is really in need of drainage Great news ! With the award of a grant from Rossendale Council’s Living Well Living Better Project we finally have…

Farhome Lane Tidy Up

Very productive couple of hours with the Beavers who were working toward their Community Badge. All this came from round Farholme Lane and Branch St – the difference is amazing but it really shouldn’t be necessary to do this. And all the children agreed…