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8 February 2023

Great News for Haslingden and Waterfoot

Great to see that funding is heading to both Haslingden Market and Waterfoot Arcade 🙂…
9 January 2014

Snighole site visit – 9 January 2014

It might have been cold, raining and muddy but we were in high spirits today when we visited progress on site. The team at Groundwork Landscapes ar…
7 January 2014

Routes Around Rossendale guided walk – Sunday 12 January

Looking to burn off the seasonal excess? Then why not join the Friends of Valley of Stone on a 7 mile guided walk (including old tracks, tramways a…
3 January 2014

Routes Around Rossendale – Guided Walks

Don’t forget – there is a guided walk around the Riverside, Frost Holes Wood and beyond this Sunday 5 January. Meet at 10am at the Stac…
18 December 2013

AQA bulb planting session 17.12.2013

Another bulb planting session took place today with the young people from Stepping Stones, Burnley. Working alongside the Neighbourhood watch chair…
13 December 2013

Elbow band member runs drumming masterclass at Blackburn High School

Proffitts are delighted to be working in partnership with Twin Valley Homes and Child Action North West on the youth music project ‘Yo Radio&…
11 December 2013

AQA training – Whittlefield Canal project

The young people at Stepping Stones, Burnley are currently undertaking their AQA training in bulb planting and maintenance. Working with the neighb…
11 December 2013

First guided ride led by FORBA

The first guided ride, led by FORBA (Forest of Rossendale Bridleways Association) was held on Sunday 8 December. As you can see, it was a beautiful…
10 December 2013

Fantastic news for the Western Park project

Proffitts heard the good news today that we have conditionally secured £30,000 for the Western Park project. Fantastic news!!! And Stacksteads Coun…
9 December 2013

Please help us secure £250,000 funding from the Community Sport Activation Fund – Sport England, for communities in Rossendale

Proffitt’s has been commissioned by Rossendale Borough Council to apply for £250,000 funding from the Community Sport Activation Fund –…
6 December 2013

Snig Hole update

A retaining wall! – exciting times for Friends of Snig Hole Park 🙂
5 December 2013

FORBA poster

FORBA poster rev bBridleway routes around Rossendale
4 December 2013

Routes Around Rossendale

“Routes around Rossendale” is a new project which aims to encourage people to explore the countryside on their doorstep in Rossendale b…
21 November 2013

Please vote for our Friends of Snig Hole Park!

Please can you take just 2 minutes to vote for Friends of Snig Hole Park to win a share of the Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund http://www.galaxyhotchocol…
1 November 2013

£90 for Macmillan Coffee

Better late than never! Finally paid in the £90 we raised for Macmillan Coffee!
7 October 2013


Skint! is an interactive, engaging and educational financial tool for young people aged 16 – 26 years old. If you are a counsellor, youth wor…
7 October 2013

Countrywide award is recognition for Group

The Stacksteads Countryside Park Group have received some great coverage of their ‘Best Practice’ win – see the attached clip fro…
6 October 2013

Big Lottery Fund/Lancashire Telegraph – £250k giveaway to charitable causes

We’ve just found out that we received 636 votes from the local community in support of our Military Mountain Bikers project. A massive thank …
4 October 2013

MMB officially awarded £20k funding from Big Lottery Fund!

YOU DID IT! With your support, we raised enough votes to secure £20,000 worth of funding for our Military Mountain Bikers project. We are absolutel…

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