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Community Projects and Funding News

Mar
11
2013
We have made the Burnley Express with great news regarding the £40000 worth of funding received to make important improvements to the historic Leeds and Liverpool canal as part of the Whittlefield Canal Project. To view the...

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Feb
1
2013
The construction work at Stacksteads has come to a temporary halt for a few weeks. We are going to wait until the weather warms up slightly so that the contractor Landscape Engineering can return...

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Jan
2
2013
A big thank you to Landscape Engineering for all their hard work, in terrible weather at Stacksteads Riverside Park. The work is progressing really well, in spite of the torrential downpours of this week...

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Dec
20
2012
Creation of the wetland area at Stacksteads had an early win for wildlife – the earthworks attracted this kestrel over to investigate. He didn’t seem at all affected by the presence of the contractors...

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Nov
22
2012
A big thanks to everyone who has given their ideas for the proposed improvements at Helmshore Memorial Gardens and Snighole Play area. The event held on 15th November at Sunnybank Social Club was well...

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Nov
21
2012
As part of the £90,000 scheme to make improvements to the Riverside Park, Stacksteads, the School Council from Holy Trinity School and local residents planted over 450 Jubilee Trees from The Woodland Trust. The...

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Oct
30
2012
On the 12th November, work is due to start on the improvements to the Stacksteads Riverside Park.  Local contractors Landscape Engineering will be making the site safe to allow them to commence work installing...

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Oct
19
2012
Work is well underway to create an outdoor classroom using felled timber from United Utilities sites and chunky reclaimed stone picnic tables around Davyhulme Nature Reserve, Trafford. Proffitts have worked with Woodsend Community Group...

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Oct
16
2012
Artist Ann Gilligan from Green Monster Arts installed all the mosaics at the sunken garden in Broadhurst Park in the few sunny days we were lucky enough to get in early September. The cast...

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Sep
27
2012
In partnership, Proffitt’s – Investing in Communities, M3 Project and Rossendale Borough Council have secured £100,000 out of the £202,000 required to purchase and refurbish 3 currently empty properties in the Bacup and Stacksteads...

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