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Community Projects and Funding

Mar
20
2014
Young residents at Stepping Stones worked like the clappers today planting 3 trees along the canal side at Whittlefield, Burnley – in the pouring rain as well! A big thanks to everyone for their...

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Mar
20
2014
Stubbylee Community Greenhouses hosted another AQA workshop this week – Hedge Laying – with another practical session using traditional countryside skills. The group learned how to cut the upright stems using a billhook, laying and weaving...

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Mar
20
2014
We have finally secured the funds required to introduce a new natural play area onto Copperas Fields. The design is yet to be finalised but it will be a great place for children and...

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Mar
14
2014
The project, funded by Lancashire Environment Fund, aims to improve an area of land, walkway and canal side which is currently neglected and in need of upgrading. The young people at Stepping Stones, Burnley,...

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Mar
4
2014
Partnership work with Mossbank Homes is progressing very well.  Proffitts’ staff are getting to know Tenant Reps from each of Mossbank Homes operating areas and have organised an inspirational visit to key community projects...

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Mar
3
2014
Big day today – team Proffitts and Stacksteads Countryside Park Group were at the auditions for Eggheads today in Glasgow. Will find out more details later and keep you posted 🙂

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Feb
26
2014
Fantastic news – last night, at the Development Control Committee, planning consent was granted for ‘Stacksteads Allotments’ by #Rossendale Borough Council. Proffitts have been working with the ‘Stacksteads Allotment Society’ and Lancashire County Council...

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Feb
20
2014
As part of the Routes Around Rossendale project (funded by Natural England, Paths for Communites and the Lancashire Environment Fund) we held our second AQA Hedge Planting workshop at Stubbylee Community Greenhouses. It was...

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Feb
17
2014
Day 2 completed – tired but a really interesting and informative couple of days – today, we put all our training into context and completed our written tests.

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