Dementia Friends

Within Rossendale the ‘Developing a Dementia Friendly Rossendale’ Team are keen to increase the number of Dementia Friends in the area.

They would like to hear from individuals or groups who would like to undertake the training to become a Dementia Friend. The trainng takes just over an hour and gives a practical insight into what living with Dementia is like and how having Dementia Friends is so important.

A training session could be arranged to take place at your workplace or at a convenient location in Rossendale.

If you’re interested in becoming a Dementia Friend in Rossendale please contact Andy Laverty on 01282 644919 or

R-Awards Nominations 4th September

​The following businesses have been nominated for the Valley at Work Award this week:

  • Taylor Made Social Media (Waterfoot)
  • Freddie’s Hair Salon (Rawtenstall)
  • M Harrison Butcher (Rawtenstall)
  • Anglo Recycling (Whitworth)
  • Rossendale Responsible Pets (Bacup)
  • Wonderful Things (Rawtenstall)
  • Peers Clough Farm Pack Horses (Lumb)
  • Ruby & Daisy (Haslingden)
  • Hazelwood Home Care (Rawtenstall)
  • Metis HR (Bacup)
  • The Lindens Rest Home (Haslingden)
  • Choices 4 Children (Bacup)
  • Love Umbrellas (Rawtenstall)
  • Alan Rhodes Dry Stone Walling (Whitworth)
  • Oven Detox (Haslingden)
  • Flightdeck Experience (Stacksteads)
  • Mario’s Restaurant (Bacup)
  • Rossendale Memory Choir (Haslingden)
  • JGM Agency (Rawtenstall)

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