Summer Storytelling

On 4th August 2017 members of Stacksteads Countryside Park Group held their second Story Telling event, following a very successful one in 2016. We once again employed Sue Allonby, a talented story teller who can transfix the children with her wonderful tales. Between stories…

Next Cleanup

Our next clean up project – the path from Holy Trinity to Tunstead Estate arranged for 10am Saturday 8th April 10am-12 noon.

Cohen’s Are Sweeties!

Cohen’s Chemist in Stacksteads carried on the good work started at Bacup and Stacksteads Carnival with Stacksteads Countryside Park Group by holding a competition to guess the number of sweets in the jar. Their target for the event was 400 pounds, and the poor…

Christmas Market 2016

On Wednesday 7th December we will be supporting the Bacup Christmas Market with a chocolate tombola stall on the market There’ll be a prize for every pound spent, and top prizes for special numbers ! The event is held to highlight the switchon of…

Light up the Valley 2016

Great record of workshops and Lantern Parade from 2016 ‘Light Up The Valley’ Click Here

Lantern Parade 2016

The 2016 Lantern Parade involved over 400 people, of all ages, from our community who took part in this memorable event. Who can forget seeing the parade of colourful creative pieces of art winding along the River Irwell? The river itself sparkling with little lights….

Christmas Lights Switch On 2016

SCHOOL STREET CHRISTMAS LIGHTS GRAND SWITCH ON ! SUNDAY DECEMBER 4TH 5PM JOIN OUR CHRISTMAS FAIRY AND HER LITTLE HELPERS AT THE PAPER SHOP – PREMIER NEWS – FOR REFRESHMENTS AND A QUICK SING SONG !  Lights funded by local residents. Refreshments sponsored by Premier…

Our Latest Project

We’re tidying up the Bridge at the Glen – which locals will know has been in a shocking state for 100+ years. Everything needs money and Brian Eastwood – well known local musician – has offered to organise a Hole In The Bridge Fundraising…

Hole In The Bridge Fundraiser

More details about the fundraising event organised by Brian Eastwood to raise money to improve the appearance of the Bridge at the Glen. It’s a fantastic lineup – please come along and support a good cause – or join in the open mic   session…

The first Storytelling Event !

On 10th August 2016 Gill and Susan organised the first Storytelling Event in the Glade of the Riverside Park – to get children into the great outdoors and enjoy a traditional activity. Lunch was sponsored by Morrisons Supermarket and 22 children were enthralled by…