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  • A Gentle Journey provides practical, informational and emotional support for you and your family along every step of your journey through pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.

    Pregnancy should be a time when you can embrace the emotional and physical changes that you are experiencing without fear or anxiety. Your (...)

  • AAWAZ is a local registered charity; we work with women and families, with those people who are in most need.  The name AAWAZ mean Voice in Urdu and is the voice of Asian women across Lancashire and nationally.

    The charity’s work revolves around the principle of self-help, equipping women and (...)

  • Access Ability CIC provides support and services to disabled and deaf people, potential employers, their families and community members within the North West.

    Our projects provide a holistic approach to support, guidance and training through weekly job clubs and social groups within local accessible locations. We work in partnership with (...)

  • The Accrington Victoria Hospital is a community hospital providing in-patient services and a Minor Injuries Unit for the local population.
  • The ACE Centre is one of the North West’s newest destinations for arts, culture and enterprise.

    Operated and managed by Pendle Leisure Trust, we aim to provide the very best facilities and leisure opportunities for our local community, and the best in business class services for any functions, corporate events (...)

  • Action for ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) Is a charitable body for people affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders in East Lancashire.

    The organisation is based at the Autism Resource Centre, a specially designed facility in Harle Syke, Burnley, which houses our soft play centre, bouncy castle, activity area, games consoles, internet (...)

  • Action Fraud is the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime where you should report fraud if you have been scammed, defrauded or experienced cyber crime in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

    They provide a central point of contact for information about fraud and financially motivated internet crime. People (...)

  • Active Lancashire are one of 43 sub-regional sport partnerships operating across England. As a County Sport Partnership (CSP) we are funded by Sport England, by agencies to deliver specific projects on their behalf, by local government and by private sponsorship.

    County Sports Partnerships are an integral part of the Government’s drive (...)

  • ADHD North West is committed to providing a free unique support service to empower and improve the well-being of individuals and families affected by an Attention Deficit Disorder and associated conditions. We believe in making a difference by improving knowledge, increasing confidence, reducing isolation, and encouraging aspirations.

  • Advicenow is an independent, not-for-profit website, run by the charity Law for Life: the Foundation for Public Legal Education.  It provides accurate information on rights and the law.

    We believe that everybody should have access to clear and effective guidance to help them deal with law-related issues.

  • Advocacy Focus provide advocacy support to people over the age of 18 who live in East Lancashire and have an issue with Health or Adult Social Care.

    Advocates support people at meetings in getting their views across to professionals and help people to understand what is being said to them. (...)

  • The Hospital Aftercare Service Supports older people following a hospital discharge, period of illness or injury. The service aims to help you regain your independence and provide low level practical and emotional support.
  • We believe in making later life enjoyable and fulfilling. We promote health and wellbeing, provide information and advice, innovative and practical services and support.
  • Age UK Lancashire  aim to be your first port of call for services, information and assistance.

    At our office you will be welcomed by one of our local Volunteers who can provide assistance and information or by one of our trained Insurance Arrangers who can provide quotes and assistance in (...)

  • Age UK Lancashire provide an information and advice service for older people aged 65+ and their carers. The service is free of charge, confidential, independent and impartial.
  • Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is an award winning NHS hospital and community services trust providing high quality, personalised, acute, elective, specialist and community care for a population of over 200,000 people from a widespread area covering 700 square miles within Yorkshire and Lancashire – stretching as far as the Yorkshire (...)

  • At Al-Ikhlaas Primary School we are committed to providing the highest quality of educational provision for all our children – which will enable them to reach their full potential and attain the levels of knowledge, understanding and skills that British and International society demands for their future lives.

    Al-Ikhlaas Primary (...)

  • Lancashire Dental & Orthodontics is made up of three trusted dental practices in the Blackburn and Burnley areas. We have two dental practices in Blackburn: Ewood House and The Dental Centre, Accrington Road and one in Colne: Albert House. The Colne dental practice was started in 1921 so we have (...)

  • Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

    The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees (...)

  • Alzheimer’s Society is the UK ‘s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. We provide information and support to people with any form of dementia and their carers through our publications, National Dementia Helpline, website, and around 3,000 local services.

    We campaign for better quality (...)

  • Andrew Smith House is a purpose built Home with 60 single rooms, 33 of which are en-suite.  Located in Marsden Hall Road North, just off junction 13 of the M65, the Home is ideally accessible. Local Amenities are within walking distance and the Home is situated on a direct bus route.

    The environment and emphasis (...)

  • At Asda Opticians we care about you and your family’s eye health. With eye tests available in all our Opticians, great value contact lenses which are available to buy in-store or online and clear complete prices on prescription glasses, you can be sure you can trust Asda Opticians for your (...)

  • The British Lung Foundation and Asthma UK are the 2 main respiratory charities in the UK . Both have useful websites packed with information, tips and guidance covering all aspects of living with a lung condition. They are a good place to start.
  • At Aykroyd Lodge we provide care and support for up to six individuals with a learning disability and Complex needs. The residents who live at Aykroyd Lodge have severe or profound learning disabilities, autistic spectrum conditions, mobility needs and complex communication needs.

    We understand that it is the little things (...)

  • B.E. Bosom Friends know that a cancer diagnosis can be an extremely emotional and difficult time not just for the person with the diagnosis but also for the family and friends around them.

    We regularly hear people say that they need help with practical issues such as finances and transport (...)

  • Brierfield Action in the Community (BAIC) was formed in 2002 by local residents to benefit those living within the area of Pendle, primarily within Brierfield. We have been operating in this capacity for thirteen years and have been responsible for the delivery of a number of successful projects in Brierfield (...)

  • Bancroft is a working museum open to the public with free entry most Saturdays throughout the year from 11-3pm. Guided tours are normally Saturdays depending on the availability of volunteers. There is no fixed charge for these but would ask you to make a modest donation to the Trust. Alternatively (...)

  • Barkerhouse Pharmacy is a leading independent community pharmacy and healthcare provider based in Nelson, Lancashire.

    Barkerhouse Pharmacy is committed to helping you our customers and patients lead healthier lives. Our main focus is to provide exceptional service and healthcare accessibly located within the heart of our community, right on the (...)

  • Barley Methodist Church is a small Methodist Chapel nestling at the foot of Pendle Hill in the heart of a beautiful village.
  • Barley Village Hall is used every week by not only the local villagers, but various charities, organisations, clubs, and groups from running, orienteering, Cubs and Brownies, art clubs, pilaties and many more!

  • Our church ethos is central to all we do in providing a caring and happy environment, to ensure that all pupils achieve their best and go from strength to strength.
  • Barnoldswick Gospel Mission has been in existence since 1931. The Mission is situated in Barnoldswick, on the Lancashire/Yorkshire border, close to the Yorkshire dales. From its beginning, meeting over the present “Occasion” gift shop, its central aim has been to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ.

    That is why (...)

  • The Partners and staff of the long-established Barnoldswick Medical Centre are committed to providing the highest level of patient care.

    At our Practice ALL our patients are assigned a named GP to ensure the best possible level of care, although it is not always possible to see your named GP (...)

  • Barrowford Dental Practice are a private and NHS practice based in the heart of Barrowford village, just off the M65 in East Lancashire.

    We offer the best possible standard of private and NHS dentistry in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Our philosophy is to emphasise prevention and regular check ups, (...)

  • At Barrowford School, we provide broad and balanced learning in line with the National Curriculum. We also design our curriculum to encourage our children to be rounded and grounded individuals through child centred, question led, project based learning.

    We promote the development of carefully crafted perfect end products that we (...)

  • Barrowford St Thomas CE Primary School is a small voluntary aided school, 121 pupils divided into 4 classes which is in a relatively new building on the outskirts of Barrowford.  Our school provides a caring, happy and friendly educational environment in which children are encouraged to reach their full potential in (...)

  • Barrowford Surgery aim to provide the best possible service in a friendly and professional atmosphere.

    We are continually working towards clinical excellence and any comments or suggestions you may have on how we can improve our service to you and to other patients are always greatly appreciated. We are a (...)

  • BBC Radio Lancashire provide news, sport, music and features for Lancashire.   Radio made in the Red Rose county on 95.5, 103.9, 104.5FM, DAB & Freeview ch. 720.

  • Opened in January 2015, Belvedere Manor is a beautiful, luxurious home for people with residential or dementia care needs.

    We offer short breaks, recuperation, respite and long term care in warm, welcoming and comfortable surroundings. Our facilities are designed with a range of features to offer comfort, safety and security (...)

  • Each of the Hospices serving East Lancashire provide a bereavement support service.  These services provide a confidential, safe space in which to work through their grief with a qualified bereavement support co-ordinator.
  • Best 2 Know works in conjunction with Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Contraception and Sexual Health Services (CaSH).

    Here you can find information about sexual health. This includes contraception, STIs, local services and the places you can get free condoms. Condoms are provided through our Wrapped condom scheme. CaSH provide (...)

  • Blackburn and East Lancashire Model Railway Society is a model railway society based near Oswaldtwistle Mills. The group exists to promote and facilitate model railway engineering and holds an annual exhibition in Blackburn each October.

    Established in 1965, the Society held its first show in October of that year. Shows (...)

  • Blackburn Arts Club are an amateur dramatic society based in Blackburn, Lancashire.

    We present four productions each season from September/October to April/May at our theatre on Gibraltar Street in Blackburn.

    We have presented over 200 productions over the last 60 years ranging from plays by Shakespeare, Pantomimes, Musicals, Gilbert & (...)

  • Blacko Primary School is a Community Primary School which offers primary education to children aged 5 – 11. Our building is over 100 years old and is a traditional village school. Children of 5 years of age gain a great deal from close contact with older children and our small (...)

  • Hospice care is not just a building, it is a way of caring for people. Bolton Hospice care aims to improve the lives of people whose illness may not be curable. We help people to live as actively as possible after diagnosis to the end of their lives, however long (...)

  • Head to our pharmacy and health section for the products and services you need to help you keep on form. We may have expanded to offer a wide range of products, but we’ve also stayed true to our origins as a pharmacy – and you’ll find the products and services (...)

  • Head to our pharmacy and health section for the products and services you need to help you keep on form. We may have expanded to offer a wide range of products, but we’ve also stayed true to our origins as a pharmacy – and you’ll find the products and services (...)

  • Whether you need an eye test or want to pick up some new glasses or contact lenses, Boots Opticians is the place to go. With more than 600 branches across the UK, you’re sure to find one close to you.

    We pride ourselves on our premium level of service and (...)

  • Whether you need an eye test or want to pick up some new glasses or contact lenses, Boots Opticians is the place to go. With more than 600 branches across the UK, you’re sure to find one close to you.

    We pride ourselves on our premium level of service and (...)

  • Across the eastern half of Lancashire our 140 Bootstrap Enterprises staff in our centres assist people move into work and into business every day!

    Our strong reputation and proven track record stems from our experience, expertise and success in helping individuals and communities achieve their goals.

    Bootstrap has a new (...)

  • For 30 years Bootstrap Enterprises has been helping people into work, training, self employment and social enterprises.  Bootstrap has Centres in Accrington, Blackburn, Burnley, Nelson and outreach locations throughout East Lancashire.

    Across the eastern half of Lancashire our 140 staff in our centres assist people move into work and into business (...)

  • Communicars is a fantastic volunteer driver community transport scheme run by BPRCVS that operates throughout East Lancashire.

    Communicars operates Monday to Friday between 9am – 5pm. To book journeys call the dedicated Communicars dispatch line on 01282 412096. Phone lines are open for bookings between 9am – 2pm.

    Communicars is (...)

  • The Volunteer Centre is supported by BPRCVS and is a volunteer development agency which provides support at a local level to organisations in need of volunteers and individuals wishing to volunteer within the voluntary, community, faith and public sectors.

    The Volunteer Centre is part of a national network of volunteer centres (...)

  • Here at Bradley Primary School we pride ourselves on the level of care we provide to our children and the way our children respond to these high levels of care. They are polite, well mannered, caring, enthusiastic and lively! They are a joy to work with!

    Our school motto is (...)

  • Do you know someone who is visually impaired who would like to learn Braille? Braille IT delivers free Braille classes – Braille IT offers accredited free tuition in Braille skills to blind or visually impaired, parents and carers at four centres around East Lancashire; Accrington, Blackburn, Burnley, Clitheroe, Chorley and Haslingden.

  • The Breathe Programme from the Liverpool Chest and Heart Hospital is an open access website which anyone can visit. It consists of a series of videos covering a range of topics including the following categories; Patient family and friends, breathlessness, relaxation techniques, activity & exercise, self management.
  • Briercliffe Lodge was purchased from the NHS in 1988 and the home has since been improved and extended, and has developed a loyal and caring staff. All care staff are trained to at least NVQ level 2 in Social Care.

    Briercliffe Lodge is regulated and inspected by The Care Quality (...)

  • Brierfield Baptist Church, located in Brierfield in the heart of East Lancashire, is a lively church serving the areas of Burnley, Pendle, Nelson, Colne and Padiham. Located across the road from Dixy Chicken in Brierfield the church is on the main road and easy to find.

    There are two services (...)

  • At Brierfield House Care Home in Brierfield, near Nelson, Lancashire, we provide high quality residential care, respite care, and dedicated care for people with dementia, 24 hours a day.

    The people living here have varying needs, from specialist support and help with everyday living, to just needing a helping hand (...)

  • Brierfield has its own Town Council, which was established in 1991. Brierfield Town Council has 13 elected councillors who serve for 4 years. The councillors are elected from 3 wards: South, East and West. From amongst the serving councillors, a Mayor is elected every year. Councillors do not get paid.

  • The British Lung Foundation are the only UK charity looking after the nation’s lungs. With your support, we’ll make sure that one day everyone breathes clean air with healthy lungs.

    We’ve been researching lung conditions for 30 years.  Today, it remains at the heart of what we do.  Our aim is always (...)

  • The British Lung Foundation and Asthma UK are the 2 main respiratory charities in the UK . Both have useful websites packed with information, tips and guidance covering all aspects of living with a lung condition. They are a good place to start.
  • Brook UK has been at the forefront of providing wellbeing and sexual health support for young people for over 50 years.  Our services in local communities, our education programmes, our training for professionals and our campaigning work means that young people are better equipped to make positive and healthy lifestyle choices.

  • Family Eyecare experts in Nelson since 1946. Providing a service that you can trust. Offering sight tests and examinations in Nelson that are available to both NHS and Private members of the community.

    Offering the latest in in Digital Retinal Imaging and Visual Field Tests complemented by an expert dispensing (...)

  • Building Bridges Pendle is an interfaith organisation and a registered charity which wants to bring a realisation that diversity, is a positive aspect in the make-up of our society. People must view differences in Culture and Faith as richness and be aware of commonalities in our identity as citizens of (...)

  • We are an independent charity providing free, impartial and confidential advice to people living in Burnley, Nelson, Barnoldswick and Colne.
  • The Burnley and Pendle Methodist Circuit consists of sixteen Churches in the towns and surrounding district. We are part of the Lancashire District of the Methodist Church of Great Britain. There are 3 Methodist connected schools in our Circuit.

    Hapton Church of England/Methodist Controlled School Wellfield Methodist/Church of England Voluntary (...)
  • We are Burnley FC in the Community; the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club.

    We believe in the immense power of our football club to transform people’s lives for the better. We work hard every day to deliver on our mission to inspire, support and deliver change to communities (...)

  • Burnley General Teaching Hospital provides a full range of hospital services.  This includes general and specialist medical and surgical services along with a full range of diagnostic (e.g. MRI, CT scanning) and support services.
  • Scope is a local charity supporting people with cerebral palsy and other related disabilities.  “We want to make East Lancs and outlying districts a better place for people with Cerebral Palsy and other related disabilities by enabling them to have more choice and control over how they live.”

    The group (...)

  • Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale CVS have been operating for over 80 years in East Lancashire. Our role is to develop and support community, voluntary and faith organisations throughout the regions of Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.

    Helping people to help others is our motto. This is what we do, what we (...)

  • Burwain Sailing Club is a premier dinghy sailing centre at Foulridge, Lancashire – close to Yorkshire.

    We offer: Royal Yachting Association (RYA) ‘Learn to Sail’ courses (Stages 1,2,3 & 4), training, racing and leisure sailing activities to Adults and children for 10 months of the year. The club is run (...)

  • Calder View is registered residential home for adults with mental health & complex needs, close to town of Colne.   The service offers people with high support needs a package which includes individualised support & care, in a stable environment, aiding rehabilitation and recovery.

    The skilled staff team are qualified to (...)

  • Calico Enterprise works with a host of organisations to deliver a range of services across the North West that: provide housing-related support; tackle worklessness; and give information and advice.  Such services include: Calico Interiors; Constructing the Future; Calico Careers; and Floating Support contracts.

    Calico Enterprise is part of The Calico Group: (...)

  • Croston House is CancerHelp’s day care centre in Garstang.
  • Vine House is CancerHelp’s Day Care Centre In Preston.
  • Carers Link Lancashire was founded in April 2014 from the previous organisation of Carers Link Hyndburn & Ribble Valley and the adult carers team from Carers Contact.

    Carers Link Lancashire is an independent registered charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee whose aim is to support unpaid carers across the boroughs (...)

  • Here at Castercliff Primary Academy, we are passionate about promoting and safeguarding the welfare of all our children and are committed to providing a welcoming, community atmosphere in which we can nurture the achievements of every child.

    At Castercliff Primary Academy our mission is to ensure that every child is (...)

  • Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction.

    The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using cocaine and all other (...)

  • Inspire Integrated Substance Misuse Service offer a wide range of support for anyone worried about their own or somebody else’s substance/alcohol use. We offer advice and guidance to individuals and family members through rapid, open access assessment leading to support and treatment.
  • The Changing Futures Project aims to support 1,000 people who are most at risk of exclusion from the labour market to identify, reduce and remove their barriers to employment. The project will be delivered across Lancashire with a focus on areas where there are high levels of poverty, targeting Black, (...)

  • At Child Maintenance Options, we provide free impartial information and support to help parents make informed choices about child maintenance.

    The fact that we’re impartial means we are here to help both parents, or anyone else with an interest in child maintenance and we aren’t biased towards any one way (...)

  • Christ Church CE Primary School Colne is a one form entry, voluntary aided, Church of England primary school situated on the outskirts of Colne town centre.  We have good links with our Church and the local community.

    Our aim is to provide all children with an education of the highest (...)

  • A local charity that offers free, impartial & confidential information and advice on the problems that people face including debt, welfare benefits, housing, employment, utilities, consumer and relationships.
  • The new state-of-the-art £7.8 million building gives the residents of Clitheroe and surrounding areas a hospital fit for the 21st Century.
  • Coates Lane Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Inspiring and challenging everybody to reach their potential, within a fun and supportive community.  At Coates Lane Primary School our aims are that:

    We will inspire every child:

    To develop a life-long love of (...)
  • Colne Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club is completely free.  There are no subs or joining fees. All any veteran or service personnel will ever have to pay for is their own breakfast, and even then, clubs tend to ensure that the cost of breakfast for WWII veterans, and those who (...)

  • 45 Albert Road has been a Dental Practice for over 80 years. We offer highly qualified and award winning clinicians in our state of the art practice. We pride ourselves on giving patients the time they need to discuss all aspects of their dental health.

  • Colne Family Doctors provide General Medical Services under our contract with the NHS, we also provide additional services which we hope make our patients experience better.

    These services include phlebotomy (taking blood samples) Extended Opening (we chose to open until 7:30pm two nights a week to offer patients better access). Some (...)

  • Your local Numark Pharmacist can offer you specialist advice about medicines you may be taking and about your health in general.

  • The Colne Open Door Centre is a small independent charity.  Our funding comes mainly from Charitable Trusts although we are currently receiving a small percentage of our funding from Statutory sources.

    The Cafe is situated on Albert Road,opposite the Town Hall and is fully wheelchair accessible.

    The Open Door Centre endeavours (...)

  • Our role here at Colne Park High School is to ensure all students achieve their full potential, both academically and socially – we don’t just teach them to pass exams.

    We encourage our students to become independent learners in their pursuit of excellence, enabling them to share their knowledge and (...)

  • Since our transformation to an Academy in January 2013, we have been working hard to develop a vision that will see Colne Primet Academy as a key part in the educational journey of young people in Pendle and East Lancashire.

    As part of the Pendle Education Trust, a multi academy (...)

  • Colne Primet Primary School is a happy school and our team work tirelessly to constantly improve in order to make Primet into the best school it can be for our children and their families.

    Our children are encouraged to become confident, articulate and caring individuals who do everything to the (...)

  • Colne Town Council was formed in 2008 to boost events in the town throughout the year, to manage its allotments and, of course, help represent the interests of the people of Colne within Pendle Borough Council and Lancashire County Council.

    We have 17 councillors and conduct business on a monthly (...)

  • Community Connectors are here for you when you need help and support with daily life. Community Connectors based in the voluntary sector work with the NHS, Community groups and voluntary organisations and are local experts on what’s happening in your area.
  • Are you troubled by stress, anxiety or depression? Feeling lonely, isolated and vulnerable? Community Connectors could support you to access non-medical activities and services.

    The project aims to reduce the number of GP appointments being taken up by people that don’t require medical treatment.

    Community support and services have been (...)

  • Community Restart is a modern, forward thinking service that has co-production with service users at its heart. It is dedicated to improving quality of life, promoting opportunities and improving the outcome for people across Lancashire.

    Community Restart works in partnership with people who access the service, carers, mental health specialists, (...)

  • Community Solutions North West (CSNW) is an innovative social enterprise, specialising in engagement and support.

    Through holistic provision of bespoke solutions, we are committed to offering hope and opportunity to local people through social, health, economic and personal development. Our services are Lancashire wide. With a Solutions Focused Asset Based Approach(endorsed by UCLAN Evaluation – June 2014) our services and programmes recognise (...)

  • The Connecting Our Community Directory website provides community information to local people.

    It provides information about organisations and how to access their services. You will also find recent news about them and the events they are arranging.  Where organisations have opportunities available you will see this highlighted and linked to on (...)

  • “Cravenside Home for Older People is registered to provide accommodation and personal care for up to 44 older people. The home is located close to Barnoldswick town centre and has an enclosed garden with raised flower beds and benches. Accommodation is provided in six self contained units on two floors.” (...)

  • Crimestoppers are an independent charity helping law enforcement to locate criminals and help solve crimes. We have an anonymous 24/7 phone number, 0800 555 111, that people can call to pass on information about crime; alternatively people can send us information anonymously via our Giving Information Form.

    You don’t have (...)

  • Crossroads Care East Lancashire is a non-profit making organisation that covers the districts of Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale and Blackburn with Darwen.

    Crossroads Care East Lancashire provides practical and emotional support to carers responsible for the care of children, adults or older people at home who have physical/sensory disability, learning disability (...)

  • The Cruse Bereavement Care vision is that all bereaved people have somewhere to turn when someone dies. Our Areas and Branches offer free and confidential services provided by trained volunteers.

  • Dementia Connect is a specialist, personalised service provided by Alzheimer’s Society in Pennine Lancashire.

    You can be referred by your GP, health professional or you can self-refer. We can talk to you and your family or carer about your individual needs and provide you with information relevant to you. We (...)

  • Dentistry For All are very proud of our reputation as a friendly practice with very high standards. The various awards we have received are evidence of this and we were among the first practices in the country to gain the BDA “Good Practice” award and are currently a gold member. (...)

  • “Dercliffe is a care home without nursing that provides accommodation and personal care for up to 32 older people. The home, an older type detached property, is in Nelson and close to local amenities. There is street parking directly outside the home. Accommodation consists of 24 single and 4 shared (...)

  • At Derian House Childrens Hospice we feel privileged to be counted as the friends of the many families we have cared for and supported since the hospice opened, as well as those to whom we continue to offer ongoing support.

    We know there will be countless others in the future (...)

  • Direct2chemist offer a comprehensive online pharmacy service, allowing you to get the healthcare you need from the comfort of your home.

  • Disability Equality North West are furthering the rights of Disabled people across the North West.

    We are a community group of disabled people providing a range of support services to enable other disabled people to live independently and be active in their local community. Disability Equality is a user led disabled (...)

  • Children and adults with Down’s syndrome are all unique individuals with their own personalities, family backgrounds and preferences that make them who they are.

    The Downs Syndrome Association provide answers to questions that we are often asked about Down’s syndrome. This information will help you to separate the facts from (...)

  • Dr Jehangir’s surgery in Nelson provides the highest quality healthcare to patients in the Pendle area. Our doctors, nurses and all our other staff are dedicated to offering a professional service.

  • Drakes Dental Care are a friendly, modern practice with dental centres in Longridge and Blackburn. We take great pride in providing gentle, high quality dental treatment, and want you to have a pleasant, comfortable experience when you visit us.

    Our dentists offer a wide range of routine and cosmetic dental (...)

  • The Drystone Walling Association of Great Britain (Mid Lancs) aims to teach and practice the art of dry stone walling in the countryside.

  • Wax is an important and natural secretion found in the ear. It keeps the ear canal lubricated and protects the ear against dust, dirt and bacteria, which helps to prevent infection.
  • Are you thinking of starting a club or activity?  Do you need to hire a room or hall.   Earby Community Centre has rooms and hall for hire at very reasonable rates.

  • Earby Springfield Primary School aims to provide a happy, caring and stimulating environment with opportunities for all.

    We endeavour to create positive attitudes, develop mutual respect and raise self-esteem in order to prepare our children for life’s experiences.

    The purpose of school is to provide education of the highest possible (...)

  • Full Meetings of Earby Town Council are usually held on the last Monday of the Month, unless it would fall on a Bank Holiday or particular circumstances force a change. They are held at The Parish Rooms on Victoria Road, next to Earby Bus Station and commence at 7.30pm.

    Agendas (...)

  • The Early Intervention Service (EIS) specialises in working with individuals aged 14 to 35 at risk of, or currently experiencing, first episode psychosis. The EIS delivers specialist interventions through a modular programme, which will provide new opportunities for clients and their carers, and promote optimism through to recovery.

    The EIS (...)

  • The East Lancashire Bat Group is dedicated to the conservation of bats in the boroughs of Blackburn with Darwen, Ribble Valley, Hyndburn, Pendle, Burnley, and Rossendale that make up Pennine Lancashire.

    Our membership is open to all with an interest in bats.

    We aim to help to conserve bats, their (...)
  • The Campaign for Real Ale CAMRA is a voluntary organisation consisting of over 180,000 ordinary people, run by an unpaid, elected national executive and backed by a small core of professional executives. It speaks for people everywhere by fighting to save pubs and breweries from closure, attempting to improve quality (...)

  • Our aim is to provide support to new parents and give them opportunities to meet other families living with Down’s Syndrome.

    We are a great source of local and general information regarding Down’s Syndrome and we hope to raise awareness and understanding in the local community.

    We hold monthly meetings (...)

  • East Lancashire People First is a registered Charity. It was founded by a small group of individuals with learning disabilities, supported by a number of individuals who had no learning disability but were supportive of the aims and objectives of the group.

  • East Lancashire Prostate Cancer Support Group are a group of local people who know about prostate cancer. We are a friendly organisation dedicated to offering support to men who have had or who are experiencing the effects of this potentially life threatening disease.

    The East Lancs Prostate Cancer Support Group (...)

  • Adventure is at the heart of everything East Lancashire Scouts do. It is the single most important thing that sets Scouts apart.

    Through the everyday adventure of Scouting, young people and adult volunteers regularly experience new challenges that enrich their lives.

    From camping and hiking to surfing and paragliding, there (...)

  • If you or someone you care about has had a stroke, the East Lancashire Stroke Recovery Service can provide advice and support to help stroke recovery.

    We’ll work with you and people you care about to identify your support needs and plan how these will be met, enabling you to make (...)

  • As a CCG, East Lancs Clinical Commissioning Group commission (buy) local health services for Burnley, Hyndburn, Pendle, Ribble Valley (excluding Longridge) and Rossendale. We receive a budget from the Department of Health to plan and pay for most local NHS services. This includes commissioning planned hospital care, rehabilitative care, urgent (...)

  • East Lancashire Deaf Society is a non-profit charity, based in Blackburn, which provides support to different deaf groups across Lancashire.

    We understand the diverse range of communication needs of deaf British Sign Language BSL users, deafblind people, hard of hearing people and those who have lost their hearing later in (...)

  • The East Lancs Football League began in 1981/82 and the first champions were Altham with Trawden capturing the first Presidents Cup Final. Oswaldtwistle were the first winners of the Arthur Lord Memorial Shield awarded to the most sporting team.

  • The East Lancs Patient Voices Group (PVG) was established in 2011 and has 12 elected members and an "e-membership." of patients from across Pennine Lancashire.
  • The EkaH Foundation offers effective educational and self development programmes and tools to help people relieve stress and develop their own sense of inner peace, happiness, health and wellbeing. These programmes which include guided visualisation techniques, meditation, yoga, and practical advice for daily living have helped people around the world (...)

  • This service will assess any patient that contacts it through a series of triage questions and either booked into an appointment or signposted to a more appropriate service.
  • Emmaus Burnley opened in 2011, becoming the UK’s 20th Emmaus community.

    We offer 24 people who have experienced homelessness, accommodation and meaningful work in one of our social enterprises.

    Emmaus Burnley covers the whole of Pennine Lancashire including Burnley, Rossendale, Hyndburn, Pendle, Blackburn with Darwen and Ribble Valley.


  • Encore Dance School is a dance school, based in Colne, Lancashire, UK. Providing dance classes in Jazz, Tap, Modern, Ballet and Street Dance.

    Click here to see their timetable of dance classes at the Colne studio.

  • The England IMLT investigates and prosecutes illegal money lenders while supporting those who have borrowed money from a loan shark. Illegal Money Lending Teams in Scotland and Wales ensure the entire UK is working to stop loan sharks.

    Each team is comprised of specialist investigators and Liaise Officers who have (...)

  • The Evolve Project offers counselling and Life Skills to Children, young people and adults who have been referred to Positive Action in the Community Projects including, SafeSpace supported accommodation for young homeless people, Pendle Domestic Violence Initiative, The Lookout which supports children and young people affected by domestic abuse and Early Family (...)

  • Eye Care Optical are a family-run independent opticians practice based in Rochdale, Lancashire. We also operate branches in Oldham and Nelson. We are proud to have served the community of Greater Manchester since 1990 – in fact, our clientele spans as far as London.

    As independent opticians, we take pride (...)

  • Welcome to PWE Healthcare.  PWE Healthcare is an exciting new organisation providing high quality mainstream and enhanced NHS primary care services for you and your family.

    PWE Healthcare consists of PWE Nelson, PWE Padiham, PWE Rawtenstall and PWE Accrington medical centres were formerly known as ‘Fairmore’ and the GP surgery (...)

  • Families and Babies (FAB) provide peer support services offering evidenced based information & support to improve health & well-being within families. Our current services include breastfeeding peer support and mental health & well-being support.

    We believe in the power of mums supporting other mums and this will always be at the heart of our (...)
  • The Family Health & Wellbeing Consortium is a membership organisation providing a structure to support partnership and multi-agency working across members to deliver commissioned and grant funded services throughout Lancashire and the North West.

    Ultimately the work of the Consortium benefits children, families and adults of all ages in the local (...)

  • The Family Planning Association is a sexual health charity. We give straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK.

    Every year we answer thousands of questions about sexual health through our website and publications. We help parents talk to their children about growing up, (...)

  • FareShare FoodCloud is a scheme which helps charities and community groups access the free, unsold, surplus food from a day’s sales at your local Tesco supermarket.

    Using the simple mobile technology FoodCloud, we have already helped over 6,000 UK charity groups to access hundreds of tonnes of fresh, good quality, (...)

  • “Favordale Home for Older People is registered to provide accommodation and personal care for up to 44 older people. The home is located close to Colne town centre and has two enclosed gardens with flower beds and seating areas. Accommodation is provided 44 single rooms, 18 of which have an (...)

  • At Foulridge Saint Michael and All Angels CofE VA Primary School, we will provide for our learners by developing their self-esteem and confidence through the provision of opportunities to develop spiritually, socially and emotionally. The enjoyment of learning is central to our work through discovery, problem-solving and creativity in writing, (...)

  • The Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland is the constitutional heir of the historic Church of Scotland. We descend directly from that church first established through the God-owned labours of John Knox and others in 1560.

    The Church of Scotland (along with the Church of Calvin’s Geneva) was the most Scriptural (...)

  • The Free Spiritual Centre (FSC) aims to create provision for people to engage in the practice of Sufi spirituality and to lead in delivery of community development projects.

    Our founding members came together with a commitment to serve community causes based on a very traditional style of community activism : (...)

  • The Friends of Pendle Heritage support the Pendle Heritage Centre both directly by grants and indirectly by encouraging visitors to their many events.

    Membership is affordable and is soon justified with unlimited free entry to the museum and garden and reduced admission to our regular talks.  Visit our website for (...)

  • Future U is a collaborative project that brings together universities, colleges, schools, businesses and communities from across Lancashire.

    Future U is all about empowering young people with the knowledge and opportunities to succeed by improving careers information, advice and guidance, overcoming barriers to progression and offering an engaging programme of (...)

  • Ghausia Girls High School is an independent school that aims to provide girls (11-16 years) with a well rounded education within an Islamic ethos which nurtures taqwah.

    The primary objective of the school is to provide the best possible education for our students. Insha’Allah, we hope that all girls will (...)

  • Gisburn Road Community Primary School is a community in which we are all valued equally as individuals. We treat each other and everyone in our community with Our school is busy, thriving and popular, with everyone involved working hard and being committed to helping our children be the best they (...)

  • The Good Life Project is a therapeutic horticulture programme run by Pendle Leisure Trust and funded by the Big Lottery – Reaching Communities Programme. The project is aimed at adults who are suffering from social isolation; participants will attend the project in an attempt to gain the confidence to become (...)

  • Great Marsden St John’s is a one form entry Church of England Primary Academy, on the outskirts of Nelson. We are part of the Cidari family, which is a Church of England Multi Academy Trust.

    As a Church of England Academy we have strong links with our local church, St (...)

  • Groundwork MSSTT is the The community charity with a green heart.

    We’re passionate about creating a future where everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny and where everyone can reach their potential.

    Groundwork MSSTT helps to change places and change lives (...)

  • Harambee Surgery are a small but expanding Practice looking after about 4000 patients, mainly residents of Trawden, Cottontree, Winewall and the eastern end of Colne, including Castle Road area, Streets leading off Byron Road and Streets off Keighley Road.

    The services we offer at Harambee are wide ranging:

    Well woman clinics (...)
  • Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria is a partnership of organisations with a shared vision for health and care across our region.

    We already benefit from services that are working together. The staff involved in those services know we are facing some tough challenges and that we need to act now (...)

  • Healthier living is a free, confidential and professional non-clinical HIV support service

    Healthier Living aims to provide HIV specialist advice, support and information to all residents of Lancashire living with HIV or affected by HIV. The service aims to enable each person to manage their diagnosis and to reach their (...)

  • Healthwatch Lancashire is the public voice on health and social care in the county with the role to listen and the power to significantly influence change within the health and social care system.

    When it comes to health and social care, we all want the best services we can get. Now, (...)

  • “Heyhead House is registered to provide accommodation and personal care for eight adults who have a Learning Disability.” (NHS Choices)

  • Higham St John’s CofE Primary School are a small, rural Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) School with extensive grounds and superb open views of Pendle and the surrounding countryside. Our children come not only from the village, but also from the neighbouring towns of Padiham, Nelson and Barrowford & Burnley.

  • Holy Saviour Roman Catholic Primary School is a wonderful Catholic Community with our school motto of, “Being Who Jesus Calls Us To Be” at the heart of everything we do whether that be in our learning or how we treat each other.

    Our Holy Saviour pupils are amazing; the jewels (...)

  • At the very heart of our school are our children. Here at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Primary School we take the view that every child really does matter. In education, as with all life, things change, and we constantly face new challenges, both in terms of developments in education and (...)

  • Home-Start offers a unique service. We recruit and train volunteers, who are usually parents themselves, to visit families at home and offer them informal, friendly and confidential support. The families we help have at least one child under 13.

    We support parents as they grow in confidence, strengthen their relationship (...)

  • At Homeless Hounds our mission is to rescue and re-home, abandoned and abused dogs from the streets of Lancashire, giving them a second chance at a life filled with love and security. Your support is the vital lifeline to our success in giving these unfortunate dogs a new start in (...)

  • HAPI (Homelessness Awareness and Prevention Interventions Team) will work with all 14-25 year old that are homeless, or that are risk of becoming homeless.

    We give independent advice and support to ensure that you know what options are available to you. We work across Pendle, Burnley and Rossendale and work (...)

  • Homewise is a non profit making organisation that offers free advice and support to help people living with Dementia stay safe in their home.

    The Memory Matters Project is funded through the CCG and covers East Lancashire. They regularly assess people that live in Rossendale and surrounding areas in order to adapt homes and (...)

  • With patient’s needs at the heart of everything ELMS Federated Practice is committed to providing caring, innovative and high quality practice to promote good health and well-being whatever a patient’s medical condition. We strive to work in partnership with our patients and our Patient Participation Group to provide patient focused (...)

  • Help Host UK make the world a little friendlier! Spend a day or a weekend with an adult international student, learning about their culture, showing them your local area and inviting them to experience your own home life.

    Volunteer hosts invite students to visit for a day so the student (...)

  • Humble Crafters are a community craft group. Bring what you are working on or learn something new. Chat, have a coffee and meet new crafty friends. All are welcome.

  • Find out what’s really happening in your area – receive regular crime updates, information on road closures and learn about what your local neighbourhood policing team is doing.

    In The Know is the free messaging service brought to you by Lancashire Police where you decide when and how you are (...)

  • In-Situ was founded by Directors Paul Hartley, Kerry Morrison and William Titley. It was inspired by a desire to help bring art into the colourful existing cultures in Pendle, Lancashire.

    Founded in 2011, In-Situ has created many artworks; events; residency opportunities; and collaborative projects alongside the community.

    We are a (...)

  • Inspire Integrated Substance Misuse Service offer a wide range of support for anyone worried about their own or somebody else’s substance/alcohol use. We offer advice and guidance to individuals and family members through rapid, open access assessment leading to support and treatment.

  • James Bontoft Opticians provides top quality, affordable eye care with the professionalism and traditional care expected from a local independent practice.

  • KELFF became a group in 2014 and meet monthly in Burnley.

    Their aim is to inform about the unconventional oil and gas industry which could be about to start with the permission of our Government, in spite of the Paris agreement regarding climate change.

    We have found that there is (...)

  • Kelbrook Primary School is situated in the heart of the village of Kelbrook in East Lancashire, close to the Yorkshire border. The village is close to Pendle Hill in pleasant open countryside next to the main Colne to Skipton Road.

    The School is housed in an attractive, late Victorian building (...)

  • Lancashire Adult Learning provide learning for adults throughout Lancashire.  Discover a love of learning with our wide range of courses and learning opportunities. We’ve got courses to suit every need or ability from leisure courses to family learning, numeracy and literacy to employability skills.

    We have over 120 venues across Lancashire, (...)

  • Lancashire Association of Boys & Girls Clubs (LABGC) work through personal contact with over 40 affiliated clubs throughout Lancashire, who have over 20,000 members aged between 8 and 21 years.

    Our aim is to assist and support these clubs in providing a safe and exciting place for young (...)

  • We are a group member of the Badger Trust. Here are some of the things we do:

    We provide information and education about badgers to members of the public in the form of leaflets, and through our website and social media. We also provide talks to schools and community groups (...)
  • Lancashire BME Network (LBN) is a recently formed entity, resulting from the merging of Lancashire Womens Network (LWN) and Lancashire BME Pact (Pact) in 2014.

    Having worked closely over their respective histories on a number of programmes and initiatives, the boards and members of each felt it appropriate to formally (...)

  • Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.4million people. The services provided include community services such as health visiting, podiatry, sexual health and dentistry as well as inpatient and community mental health services. The Trust covers the whole of the county and (...)

  • Lancashire Childrens University is a charity that works in partnership with schools to develop a love of learning in children. We do this by encouraging and celebrating participation in extra-curricular activities in and outside of school.

    The impact of these activities is proven to be positive which is why we’re (...)

  • Founded in 1839, Lancashire Constabulary covers some 2,000 square miles. The county has a population of nearly 1.5 million with a rich diversity of communities, all with specific policing needs.

    The Constabulary is split into three divisions, West, South and East and our Headquarters is based in Hutton, Preston with (...)

  • Lancashire County Council exists to serve everyone who lives or works in Lancashire, helping people to be healthy, happy and enjoy a good quality of life. We’re also here to protect the most vulnerable members of our communities who need some extra support.

    Some of our services are very visible (...)

  • The Lancashire Emotional Health in Schools Service delivers training and support to Lancashire high schools to help them feel more skilled and confident in identifying, understanding and managing children’s mental health difficulties.

    We are a small team of experienced clinical psychologists who work with schools to increase their knowledge and (...)

  • The Lancashire Federation of Young Farmers (known as LFYFC) is led by young people, for young people. Young Farmers Clubs are voluntary organisations providing anyone aged 10 to 26 with opportunities to meet lifelong friends, learn new skills, and make a difference to their local community.

    Originally formed to provide (...)

  • There’s no such thing as a typical day for a fire and rescue service. We never really know what we could be dealing with when the alert sounds. But from chemical spills to house fires; road traffic collisions to rescuing trapped animals; you can be sure we’ll do our best (...)

  • Our Vision

    To ensure Lancashire is a place where, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, all are able to be safe, fully participate in all aspects of community life, feel a sense of pride and belonging and know that their contribution is celebrated, shared and inspiring to others. “Fairness, (...)

  • Lancashire LGBT are a registered charity working across Lancashire (including Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool) for Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGB and/or T) people, with the aim of supporting LGB and/or T people in Lancashire to be happier, healthier and well connected.

    Their vision is to ensure Lancashire is (...)

  • We are a registered charity working across Lancashire (including Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool) for Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGB and/or T) people. Our aim is to support LGB and/or T people in Lancashire to be happier, healthier and well connected.

    Our Vision

    To ensure Lancashire is a place (...)

  • The Lancashire Local Offer is a free and impartial service provided by Lancashire County Council.

    We provide information about services across the county for families of children with special educational needs and/or a disability (SEND), covering areas including health and social care, education, early years, finance, transport, leisure activities and (...)

  • Lancashire Mind are more than a mental health charity.  We’re a passionate movement leading the mental wellbeing revolution in Lancashire.

    Our vision is Mental Wellbeing for All and with your help we can stop misconceptions about mental health, develop resilience in people from an early age and work with communities (...)

  • The Lancashire Safe Trader Scheme is operated by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service and its aim is to assist residents of Lancashire to find reputable traders for property repairs, home improvements, gardening services, mobility aids and other services around the home.

    Whilst Lancashire County Council Trading Standards do not (...)

  • Lancashire SSAFA help veterans and service personnel, and their families, in the local community and we rely on public donations to continue our work.

    Our commitment is to provide support with experienced, non-judgemental and friendly advice, as well as a variety of practical services which cover a range of social, (...)

  • The Lancashire User Forum was originally set up in 2006 and is a county wide group for individuals, family, friends and carers who have been affected by addiction.

    In its infancy it was made up of a handful of service users supporting each other. Now the LUF is made up (...)

  • If you have been a victim of crime, whether recently or in the past, Lancashire Victim Services are here to help. We provide emotional support, information and practical help, regardless of whether you have reported the crime to the police. All of our services are free and confidential.

    Lancashire Victim Services has (...)

  • The Lancashire Volunteer Partnership was established in 2016 between public services who wanted to provide one gateway into public service volunteering.

    Our aim is to make volunteering for public services rewarding and to provide opportunities for people to make a real difference in their local communities.

    By bringing these opportunities (...)

  • The Lancashire Wellbeing Service helps people to deal with the underlying causes that are affecting their ability to manage their health and wellbeing.
  • The Lancashire Wellbeing Service is a targeted service provided across the twelve districts of Lancashire and aims to support adults (18 years plus), families and carers deemed to have (either by professional or self-analysis) multiple long term health conditions, low level emotional health and with lifestyle or social issues.
  • The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside is your local branch of the Lancashire Wildlife Trust charity, working to protect wildlife and nature for the future.

    We are a key voice for nature, both locally and nationally. We manage reserves, deliver specialist projects and have a people and (...)

  • Laurens Place was born in June 2014 after the tragic and public death of Lauren Johnson, aged 17, from Oswaldtwistle, who took her own life by falling from the highest point of Accrington Arndale Centre.

    Lauren was known to have had mental health issues and was failed by the gap (...)

  • At Leedams Pharmacy we help you get well and stay well. Make us your first port of call to improve and maintain your health and wellbeing. Call in and let us guide you to better health.

  • Founded in 2010, Lighthouse Tai Chi began with a small class in Burnley and now offer more than 12 classes per week across East Lancashire, including our exclusive Lighthouse Aqua Tai

    The gentle art of Tai chi is great for all ages & levels of physical fitness. Tai chi is (...)

  • The Lloyds Pharmacy Prescription Delivery Service will help you save the time and hassle of getting to your local pharmacy, or GP surgery, for your repeat prescription medicines.

    You can also set up an account for someone else if you are their family member, guardian, or carer. This service uses (...)

  • Lomeshaye Junior School is a unique place full of caring and dedicated staff. We have a friendly and hardworking atmosphere and high expectations of all members of our community.

    Lomeshaye is a fully inclusive school where everyone is treated with respect and provided with equal opportunities regardless of gender or ethnicity.

  • Lord Street Primary School is, and has been for many years a happy place that helps children to learn the skills they will need to achieve at secondary school and to go on to be successful in adult life.

    We work with children with a range of backgrounds and needs (...)

  • Low vision (visual impairment) is when your sight can’t be corrected with glasses or contact lenses, or by any medical or surgical treatment. Low vision is more common in older people. The most common cause is age related macular degeneration (AMD).
  • The M3 Project is a non-for-profit 3rd sector organisation that offers a variety of accommodation services to homeless young people aged 16-25.

    Everyone deserves a safe and stable place to live. Trying to find accommodation can be confusing, but there is help out there and you don’t have to wait (...)

  • The ‘Move More’ project helps people with cancer across East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen to become more active. Their exercise specialists will help you find effective and safe ways to be active and stay active, no matter where you are on your cancer journey.

    They provide support including:

    One (...)
  • The Majestic Church Centre is linked with Christ Central Churches committed to building the church according to the New Testament principles. We want to build a vibrant church that expresses the Kingdom of God in (...)

  • Marie Stopes UK is a charity that has been helping women and men across the UK to choose if and when they have children for more than 40 years. We’re proud to be one of the UK’s largest providers of abortion services, but what really matters to us is the (...)

  • At Marsden Community Primary School we believe that the primary phase of education is the most important in a child’s learning journey. It is a time when we aim to nurture in all our children a lifelong love of learning.

    Everyone at Marsden Primary is committed to providing a caring (...)

  • At Marsden Grange we provide a safe, comfortable and warm environment with high standards of cleanliness and hygiene, where the individual needs, wants and aspirations of older people are met through careful introduction, assessment, care planning and reviewing.

    We provide a healthy well balanced menu where residents have a choice. We support (...)

  • “The service is registered to provide accommodation and personal care for up to 20 people. Marsden Heights is a detached residence located in a semi rural area on the outskirts of Brierfield. The property is set in its own grounds, with far reaching views from the rear of the home. (...)

  • Marsden Heights Community College focus on learning is the driving force behind everything that we do and students are offered a diverse and challenging curriculum both inside and outside the classroom.

    We have high expectations and we make no apologies for being very demanding of our students and our staff, (...)

  • At McMillan Nursery School we believe today’s children are tomorrows future.  We will provide the best and achieve the most by growing and learning together.

  • This service is available to people with new or very recent minor eye problems to get the help that they need quickly and easily closer to home. Under this scheme, any patient can self-present with a minor eye condition to an optometrist who provides this service.
  • Exercise helps all lung conditions. Whenever we start to exercise , even if its a gentle walk , the little hairs which line our lungs start to get more active as well, so they are able to help clean out the lungs faster. Any kind of exercise is useful.
  • MSV Homecare and Repair (formerly St Vincent’s Homecare and Repair) operates in Rossendale, Pendle and Burnley.  We are a ‘not for profit’ Home Improvement Agency, part of Mosscare St Vincent’s Housing Group (company no. RS007609) supported by Lancashire County Council.

    We offer services to repair or improve the homes (...)

  • My Colourful Memories is a Not for Profit Company who offer fun and creative ways of reminiscing through the relaxing activity of colouring.

    Workshops and resources are especially beneficial for people with a diagnosis of Dementia, Alzheimers and Parkinsons Disease.

    Provide colouring workshops to Day Centres, Dementia Cafes, Community Centres (...)

  • My Lungs My Life is a website made by NHS Scotland.  The homepage has buttons that take you to asthma, COPD or “My Child has Asthma” Please take a look around their site.
  • The myCOPD website includes a range of videos and guides that can help you to live well with COPD. Inhaler Technique, relaxation for breathlessness, pollen forecasts and sputum clearance exercises are just a small selection of the areas covered with myCOPD.
  • From teething toddlers to denture wearers, our practice caters for all.  Along with the full range of NHS dental services, you’ll find a great selection of cosmetic treatments, including tooth whitening and dentures.

  • From teething toddlers to denture wearers, our practice caters for all.

    Along with the full range of NHS dental services, you’ll find a great selection of cosmetic treatments, including tooth whitening and dentures.

  • From teething toddlers to denture wearers, our practice caters for all.

    Along with the full range of NHS dental services, you’ll find a great selection of cosmetic treatments, including tooth whitening and dentures.

  • From teething toddlers to denture wearers, our practice caters for all.

    Along with the full range of NHS dental services, you’ll find a great selection of cosmetic treatments, including tooth whitening and dentures.

  • The National Autistic Society (NAS) East Lancs Social Group is for adults at the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum, such as those with Asperger syndrome (AS). Social Groups are supported by volunteers who are recruited and trained by the NAS. Volunteers come from all walks of life.

    Social Groups (...)

  • Neighbourhood Watch (in some areas known as Home Watch), is one of the biggest and most successful crime prevention schemes in the UK.

    Our mission is to improve community life by listening to and supporting our grassroots members, co-ordinating national activities on their behalf, supporting regional co-ordination and representing the (...)

  • Nelson and Colne College is an ‘outstanding’ Further Education College, based in Barrowford.

    We are home to 1,600 full time students, 3500 part-time adults and more than 600 Apprenticeships, and offer a range of courses to suit all needs.

    Whole generations of families from across the region have benefited from (...)

  • Nelson Dental Practice are a well-established practice and proud of the service that we offer our patients. We take great pride in the quality of our dentistry and want to make your visit to us a pleasant experience. Our aim is to achieve good dental health for you and your (...)

  • Nelson Health Centre Pharmacy dispense both NHS and private prescriptions. The pharmacist can tell you about medicines and how to use them safely. We will take back unwanted medicines and dispose of them for you.

    A pharmacist is available to talk to you in confidence about common illnesses and healthcare (...)

  • Nelson Manor Care Home is a purpose built, privately owned and run retirement home on the outskirts of Nelson in Lancashire, Nelson Manor aspires to set standards of its own in residential retirement care.

    Our philosophy of care is the firm belief that by developing an atmosphere of person-centred care for (...)

  • The Nelson Medical Practice team are here to provide all patients with a professional and caring healthcare experience in friendly and personal surroundings. With discretion and confidentiality guaranteed your welfare is safe, secure and in good hands.

  • Nelson St Paul’s CofE Primary School has, over the last few years gone from strength to strength including a new school building and a growing staff and school population.

    This exciting period of positive change includes an ever developing relationship with the Parish Church of St Paul’s – an important (...)

  • At Nelson St Philip’s CofE Primary School we endeavour to make learning an exciting adventure for all our children. We want every pupil to achieve their full potential and ensure that they are fully prepared for the challenges that lie ahead in their secondary education and the world of work.

  • Nelson Town Council was one of the newest Town Councils in the Country with its first elections in May 2008.

    Nelson Town Council runs a number of events throughout the year, including the Food Festival, Lancashire Day and the Christmas Light switch on. The Council also manages the Multi-Use Games (...)

  • Nest Lancashire has been set up to support young people aged 10 to 18 who have been affected by crime or subjected to bullying, threats or harassment. You can talk to us in confidence and all of our services are free of charge. Our aim is to help you recover (...)

  • Newchurch-in-Pendle St Mary’s CofE Primary School is a small rural school situated five minutes from the villages of Wheatley Lane and Fence to the south and five minutes from the village of Barley to the north. It lies to the north-west of the town of Nelson in north-east Lancashire and (...)

  • NHS Choices was launched in 2007 and is the official website of the National Health Service in England.

    With over 48 million visits per month, we have become the UK’s biggest health website accounting for a quarter of all health-related web traffic. We strive to be a world-leading, multi-channel service (...)

  • North Valley Community Centre is available for hire for parties & functions.  Catering available.  The centre is run by the Residents Committee for the benefit of the all residents on the North Valley Estate and Vivary Bridge.


  • Your North West Air Ambulance Charity takes advanced healthcare to scene; reaching, treating and transferring patients to definitive care as quickly as possible and working collaboratively with our partners to ensure they are transferred to the best treatment centre thus improving chances of survival and reducing the risk of long (...)

  • North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust provides 24 hour, 365 days a year accident and emergency services to those in need of emergency medical treatment and transport.

    Our highly skilled staff provide life-saving care to patients in the community and take people to hospital or a place (...)

  • At The NP Sher Eye Care Centre we take your expectations and requests very seriously.

    Every pair of glasses we sell are made in our on-site lab, ensuring that your glasses are perfect, before you get the call to say they’re ready for you. At least twice a week we (...)

  • Brief Description The aim of this service is to support appropriately signposted patients to meet their nutrition needs from food and drinks. This team gives advice on how this can be achieved through:-

    Regular meals Regular snacks Food fortification Nourishing drinks


    Patients may be given information about other local (...)

  • At Oakland Family Dental Practice, our goal is to provide you with excellent treatment and services within a friendly and relaxed environment. We will provide you with all the up to date help, guidance and advice you require, to ensure you and your family stay healthy between visits.

    A natural, (...)

  • Open Door Furniture Recycling is your community based furniture scheme which has been set up on a not for profit basis to provide:

    • Basic furniture, household goods and domestic appliances for disadvantaged people living within Burnley and Pendle who are excluded from buying these items through traditional outlets • (...)

  • PAPYRUS prevention of young suicide are a national UK charity working to prevent suicide in young people.

    The PAPYRUS national confidential help line – HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141 – gives support and practical advice to young people worried about themselves and to anyone else concerned that a young person they (...)

  • At Park Primary School, every child is important and everyone is treated as an individual. We place great emphasis on our ability to provide a secure, caring and welcoming environment in which everyone has pride in themselves and strives to achieve the highest possible standard of learning, behaviour and attitudes.

  • The Parkinsons Disease Society offer information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers. We also organise regular events and social activities. Join us – and meet other people affected by Parkinson’s in your area each last Wednesday of the month at 7pm.

    We’re the Parkinson’s (...)

  • The North West Ambulance Service undertakes approximately 1.2 million non-emergency journeys every year.  We provide Patient Transport Services in Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cumbria and we have four Contact and Control centres in Preston, Carlisle, Oldham and Chester.

    We employ approximately 800 staff, 150 call takers, controllers and planners, (...)

  • PCCU has three branches that are conveniently located in town centre premises in Nelson, Colne and Burnley.

    If you would like to discuss opening a savings account, or affordable borrowing with one of our highly trained members of staff in a private and confidential environment then you are more than (...)

  • PCCU has three branches that are conveniently located in town centre premises in Nelson, Colne and Burnley.

    If you would like to discuss opening a savings account, or affordable borrowing with one of our highly trained members of staff in a private and confidential environment then you are more than (...)

  • Pennine Community Credit Union (PCCU) has three branches that are conveniently located in town centre premises in Nelson, Colne and Burnley.

    If you would like to discuss opening a savings account, or affordable borrowing with one of our highly trained members of staff in a private and confidential environment then (...)

  • Peel Gardens Residential and Nursing Home provides residential, dementia and nursing care for older people in a homely environment.

    We offer the highest standard of care and access to a variety of services, activities and facilities designed to support people to maintain and, where possible, increase their independence.

    Peel Gardens (...)

  • Pendle Borough Council provide a range of services from planning and building control, environmental health, housing, parks and waste services.

    Council enquiries, suggestions, requests and complaints are all dealt with by our Customer Contact Centre.

  • Within our special learning community of Pendle, Pendle Community High School & College strive always to create a caring and inclusive environment. We support life-long learning, celebrate individual achievement and provide equal opportunities for all.

  • Pendle Community Hospital in Nelson provides in-patient intermediate care and medical beds.  The hospital comprises of three wards each accommodating up to 24 patients.
  • The Pendle Dementia Action Alliance (PDAA) is a group of organisations and individuals with the aim of working together to make Pendle more dementia friendly.

    It wants to achieve this by:

    raising awareness of dementia throughout Pendle providing access to further information and understanding of dementia inspiring and coordinating projects/ (...)
  • Pendle Domestic Violence Initiative (PDVI) provides a range of support and interventions for adult victims of domestic abuse in Pendle. These services include; Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy, Outreach Support in the community, group support, professional counselling services, access to legal support, Bi-lingual services, telephone helpline, sanctuary scheme provision and access (...)

  • Pendle Education Trust is a family of schools in Lancashire. The Trust is sponsored by Nelson and Colne College, an Outstanding Further Education college in Pendle. Established in 2013, Pendle Education Trust continues to grow, welcoming new schools to our family.

    Wherever you are on your Ofsted journey, whether Outstanding (...)

  • Pendle Forest Model Railway Society are a Model railway club based in Brierfield, Lancashire.  Formed in 1964, we have just celebrated 50 years of railway modelling here in Pendle, Lancashire.

    We are a small enthusiastic club with at least 6 layouts which we have available to take to shows both (...)

  • Visit the Pendle Heritage Centre to enjoy Pendle Hill and the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

    You will find a Tea Room overlooking a restored Eighteenth Century Walled Garden – always a lovely place to relax with a home-cooked lunch, whatever the weather. The Pendle Art Gallery (...)

  • The Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership is led by the Forest of Bowland AONB, but will involve working with other local partners.

    The partnership aims to: restore, enhance and conserve the heritage and landscape of Pendle Hill; Reconnect people with their past and their landscape; bring the two sides of (...)

  • The Pendle Hill Area Meeting consists of 7 Local Quaker Meetings. These are:- Blackburn, Bolton, Chorley, Clitheroe, Crawshawbooth, Marsden and Rochdale.

    Quakers built their Meeting Houses in quiet places to avoid persecution. Most of our historic houses date from the 18th century, plain and simply furnished.

    You can enjoy visiting (...)

  • The Pendle Hippodrome Theatre is a Limited company providing a service with a professional standard to the local community. Owned by the Pendle Hippodrome Theatre Company who perform two shows per year. We can accommodate for most needs such as full stage musicals, plays, pantomimes, stand up and even music (...)

  • Pendle Leisure Centre offers a dance studio, gym, pool, sports hall and much more, all from its home in Colne.

    Our multi-use leisure facility has a traditional 25m swimming pool, alongside a 10m learner pool.

    Pendle Leisure Centre is also the women-only Feelgood Factory, which houses state-of-the-art equipment which offers (...)

  • Pendle Leisure Trust is the major provider of sport, recreation, arts, entertainment, health and community programmes throughout Pendle.

    The Trust is responsible for operating a total of eight facilities in Nelson, Colne and Barnoldswick, including three sports centres with swimming pools, a spa, golf course, athletics and fitness centre, a (...)

  • With effect from 1 July 2016, Colne Corner Surgery and Edward Street Surgery, Earby merged to become The Pendle Medical Partnership.

    You should still ring the same telephone number to contact the surgeries. You will still see the same familiar faces providing your healthcare. Behind the scenes, we will be (...)

  • With effect from 1 July 2016, Colne Corner Surgery and Edward Street Surgery, Earby merged to become The Pendle Medical Partnership.

    You should still ring the same telephone number to contact the surgeries. You will still see the same familiar faces providing your healthcare. Behind the scenes, we will be (...)

  • Pendle Paddlers are a voluntary club of like-minded paddlers which started in 1997. We have grown to a membership of well over 100 adults and youth members, individuals and families. We have qualified coaches who can help you gain the skills you need to get the most out of your (...)

  • At Pendle Primary Academy we aim to provide an environment where children are inspired to learn and achieve to the very best of their ability, with no child left behind.

    Our children love coming to school. They feel safe, develop strong friendships, have fun and have the confidence to explore (...)

  • Pendle’s pop up cinema, started life as The Grand Unit 5 Social Cinema in Northlight (Brierfield Mill) in 2015.

    Initially funded by Cinema For All, Pendle Social Cinema has grown from strength to strength bringing, new, classic, cult and unfamiliar films back to our communities at an afford cost, in (...)

  • Pendle Vale College is an 11-16 school located in Nelson and shares its location with Pendle Community High School & College, a Generic Learning Difficulties special school.

    The facilities at Pendle Vale are second to none, including state of the art classrooms fully integrated with the latest Apple Technology, a (...)

  • With patient’s needs at the heart of everything ELMS Federated Practice is committed to providing caring, innovative and high quality practice to promote good health and well-being whatever a patient’s medical condition.   We strive to work in partnership with our patients and our Patient Participation Group to provide patient focused medical care.

  • Pendle View is registered residential home for adults with mental health & complex needs, close to town of Nelson.

    The service offers people with high support needs a package which includes individualised support & care, in a stable environment, aiding rehabilitation and recovery.

    The skilled staff team are qualified to NVQ (...)

  • At Pendle View we provide a special approach to education for children with a wide range of needs.

    We have developed our school’s facilities, resources, specialisms and staff expertise to meet the needs of our school population as effectively as possible. We also enjoy working closely in partnership with parents, (...)

  • Pendle Wavelengths has been the home of swimming, fitness and family activities in Pendle since 1989!

    As demands have changed, as has our centre. We’ve grown to incorporate a state-of-the-art gym, dance studio and junior gym alongside our famed leisure pool. Pendle Wavelengths is also the home to Inside Spa, (...)

  • Pendle Women’s Forum have been working with disadvantaged women in the Pendle community since 1998. They offer support to build esteem, motivation and confidence and will extend this provision by providing a transformational coach to support women in removing barriers preventing them from moving into learning and work.

  • Pendleside Hospice exists to promote and enhance quality of life for people with life-limiting illnesses, their families and carers; by delivering specialist and holistic palliative care, which addresses their individually assessed physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs.

    Our care is planned and continually monitored  to ensure appropriateness as needs may change. Effective communication with our service users, (...)

  • Pennine Lancashire Community Farm is small registered charity working across the boroughs of Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale and Ribble Valley in the area of Pennine Lancashire. Our work takes place in a variety of outdoor settings which include: community gardens, woodlands, working farms and public parks.

    As a charity we have (...)

  • Pennine Prospects is a unique rural regeneration company created in 2005 as a champion for the South Pennines, the dramatic upland landscape that stands prominently above the urban centres of Greater Manchester, the Lancashire valleys and West Yorkshire. It is an award-winning partnership organisation that has attracted over £5million of (...)

  • PharmaDrug Direct is here to provide you with an efficient collection and delivery service so that you aren’t wasting time stood in line waiting for your medicine.

    We will collect your prescription, and then deliver your medicine straight to your door.

  • PU4P is a voluntary litter picking group, operating on a weekly basis anywhere in the Pendle Borough.  We are working hard at raising awareness to the huge problem and urge everyone to get involved.

  • If you are looking for a Colne opticians for the whole family, and want the reassurance of professional and independant advice from experienced opticians, then look no further than Planit Opticians in Colne!

    We provide eye-tests, contact lenses and designer glasses for Colne and the surrounding areas Barrowford, Burnley, Barnoldswick, (...)

  • Clive Grunshaw is the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire.

    “As your Police and Crime Commissioner it is my job to ensure that the policing needs of Lancashire communities are met as effectively as possible. I aim to bring communities closer to the police, build confidence in the system and restore (...)

  • Positive Action in the Community are a local registered charity working across Pendle, Burnley and Rossendale on a number of projects which support people to build emotional resilience, improve their emotional health and wellbeing, make positive choices, and improve their education and employment chances and move on to live (...)

  • Red Rose Recovery provide community based opportunities for ex-offenders and people in recovery across Lancashire.

    Our provision recognises and builds on beneficiaries, gifts and skills, creating a positive environment for individuals, often viewed negatively, to move forward.

    We can help people take up activities that contribute to their further development (...)

  • RAH (Reducing Aggression and Harm) is a support service for children and young people exhibiting harmful behaviour towards their parents, siblings, peers, boyfriends/girlfriends or wider community. Whether this be aggression, coercion or bullying type behaviours.

    Children and young people can illustrate harmful behaviour towards others for many reasons such as (...)

  • To all of us at Reedley Primary School, every child really matters. For our pupils and their staff, Reedley is not just a school but a community of enthusiastic learners who find excitement in having challenges. We help and encourage our pupils to be knowledgeable and reflective. We want them (...)

  • We believe that we offer an excellent standard of dental care. This leaflet gives information about Reedyford dental centre and the services that we provide. Please do not hesitate to speak to any of our staff who may be able to assist you.

    Our dentists can speak at least two (...)

  • Reedyford Health Care aim to provide high quality, evidence-based health care and to support our patients in managing their health conditions effectively.

    We see patient satisfaction as the key to the success of our Practice and are totally committed to patient care.

  • RELATE offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through their website.

    this area is covered by the Blackburn Centre.  All enquiries, for all centres, go through the number (01772) 717597.

    The opening hours for appointments and enquiries are:

    Mon to Fri 10.00 to (...)
  • Revive Cafe offers services to local residents and businesses. It is open to the public. We are in the business of providing affordable nutritious foods to all who require them.

  • The Ribble Rivers Trust was formed back in 1997 in an attempt to restore the Ribble and the surrounding flora and wildlife to its former glory.

    Over the years, industrial and agricultural pollution as well as water abstraction and inadequate sewage treatment have caused severe habitat damage to the Ribble (...)

  • Robert Windles Foundation was created to provide help with education for the youth of the ancient parish of Thornton-in-Craven, which includes Thornton, Earby, Kelbrook and Harden.

    The foundation runs The Old Grammar School fundraising group on Facebook, which is asking for donations of useful items and furniture from local residents in (...)

  • The Rosemere Cancer Foundation supports world class cancer treatment throughout Lancashire and South Cumbria.

    Rosemere aim to work in partnership with local clinical staff to achieve the best possible care for cancer patients in Lancashire and South Cumbria wherever they are treated.

    They seek to do this by; Funding cutting edge equipment (...)

  • Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team is a registered charity, made up entirely of volunteers. An integral part of the national search and rescue service, we are called out through the 999 system, and cover an area of approx 350 square miles across East Lancashire, Pendle, the Rossendale Valley and (...)

  • Rossendale Special Ski Club (Rosski) is open to any young person in East Lancashire and neighbouring counties with a Learning Disability who either wants to learn to ski or who can ski.  We are based at the dry ski slope at Ski Rossendale. We are a very friendly welcoming club (...)

  • Roughlee CofE Primary School is set in the historic village of Roughlee in an area of outstanding natural beauty, close by Pendle Hill. The school offers education to 4-11 year-olds from the village of Roughlee and the surrounding communities. Our teaching spaces are light and airy and boast state of (...)

  • Situated in the centre of the Village and set in the former café to the boating lake, Roughlee Village Centre is home to Village meetings as well as hosting a series of social events and private functions throughout the year.

    Seats up to 80 in comfort Includes a suite of (...)
  • At Rowlands Pharmacy, we offer a range of services to help keep you fit and healthy, whether it be travel vaccinations for your holiday or a flu jab this winter.

    We’ve got thousands of great deals on a huge range of healthcare products, whether you’re looking to lose weight or (...)

  • At Rowlands Pharmacy, we offer a range of services to help keep you fit and healthy, whether it be travel vaccinations for your holiday or a flu jab this winter.

    We’ve got thousands of great deals on a huge range of healthcare products, whether you’re looking to lose weight or (...)

  • The Royal Air Forces Association is the charity that supports the RAF family, looking after the welfare of serving and former-serving personnel and their dependants, and helping them in times of need.

    We exist to ensure that the sacrifices made by those who serve their country in the Royal Air (...)

  • The Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital provides a full range of hospital services to adults and children. This includes general and specialist medical and surgical services along with a full range of diagnostic and support services.
  • RSPCA Lancashire East Branch has an Animal Centre located at Altham, near Accrington. We rehome Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Ferrets and some small animals.  The Animal Centre has a capacity to hold 42 dogs, 46 cats, 20 rabbits and 12 ferrets. Due to the large number of animals that need to be (...)

  • Welcome to S W Allen where we offer you independent eye care using the latest techniques and technology. If you think that your eyes may need testing, or if it’s been a while since you had your last pair of glasses or contact lenses, contact us in our branch that (...)

  • Sacred Heart RC Primary School caters for around 210 children split into seven classes. We have fantastic facilities both internally and externally. We are a Catholic School and have excellent links with our parish church and Fisher More RC High School.

    We are an outstanding school and pride ourselves on (...)

  • SafeNet protects victims and survivors of domestic abuse through the provision of safe refuge and support services
  • Safer Lancashire – Working together to make Lancashire a better place for this and future generations; by targeting vulnerability, increasing resilience and reducing crime.

    The Community Safety Agreement sets out how we will work together to address the community safety priorities for Lancashire. It is owned by the Lancashire Chief (...)

  • SafeSpace is a supported accommodation project based in East Lancashire for 16 – 21 year olds who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, including young people who are leaving care.

    Since August 2011 we have provided the accommodation and support service in a purpose built building (...)

  • Salterforth Primary School is situated in the heart of Salterforth village which lies in the beautiful rural surroundings of the Pendle Valley in East Lancashire. We are a small, friendly school that caters for children from 4-11 years from the surrounding ares of Earby, Barnoldswick, Kelbrook, as well as Salterforth (...)

  • Talk to the Samaritans any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.

    Find out why our service works and what you can expect when contacting us.

    Samaritans are carefully trained to (...)

  • This service is available to people with a minor ailment, where it is not necessary to wait for a GP appointment, enabling them to be helped quickly and easily close to home. Any patient can self-present to a Pharmacist providing the Community Pharmacy service in East Lancashire – See local details.
  • Selnet – Social Enterprise Lancashire Network is the lead body in Lancashire for social enterprise and through its membership is able to bring together a wide range of businesses working for the social good to network, form consortia and inter-trade.

    We support hub meetings across Lancashire and engage with social (...)

  • Shared Lives is a service that matches adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, older people and/or mental health needs with carers and their families, to live within their home.

    Shared Lives means people who need support can choose to become part of a real family, instead of staying in a (...)

  • Shelter Lancashire service in Blackburn offers comprehensive free specialist housing advice and guidance. If you’re homeless, facing homelessness or simply need guidance on a housing issue, we can help.

    Trained Shelter advisers offer face-to-face advice on a wide range of housing topics, including repossession, eviction, repairs and responsibilities, disputes with (...)

  • Sightline provide telephone-based befriending and helpline support for people affected by sight loss. Regular phone-based befriending can be arranged at a convenient time, and our helpline operates every evening. Our services are all staffed by trained volunteers, who have close experience of sight loss.

    Sightline is an innovative service focused on (...)

  • Skiggle is currently a self-funded, non-profit on-line community that was launched in August 2016 by Christine: a mother whose young son, with Cerebral Palsy is the inspiration behind the idea. We are based in Preston, Lancashire and are currently in the process of applying to become a Charitable Incorporated Organisation.

  • A New, Fast and Modern Passenger Service into East Lancashire.  The Airedale line is a modern and fast train service running from Leeds and terminating at Skipton. SELRAP’s proposal is to extend this by by reopening the closed railway line from Skipton to Colne.

    This will allow passengers from East Lancashire (...)

  • Skipton Road Practice is a family-led, locally based service which provides a wide range of NHS-centered dental care. We pride ourselves in providing a friendly and caring environment to meet all of your dental needs.

  • Snowdrop Doula is a Community Interest Company which enables me to provide more services to families in East Lancashire. We now have funding to provide free Doula services to families within East Lancashire. This service can include one to one antenatal classes/support,birth support and/or postnatal support. This is entirely flexible. (...)

  • Smile is a not-for-profit organisation which provides a mediation service, helping people to resolve conflicts and disputes within their communities, at home or in the workplace.

  • At Specsavers, we aim to bring you the highest standards of service and expertise. All our stores are locally owned by professional opticians whose priority is to offer the best in eye care.

  • Spice develop Time Credit systems that value everyone’s time, no matter who they are.  Time Credits open up new opportunities to try new things, learn, be healthier and have fun. Spice work with communities of all kinds, across many sectors.  Spice are passionate about the power within communities, and think that (...)

  • Across the country there are scores of people battling dementia, depression and loneliness. Sporting Memories Foundation work with these people encouraging them to relive their memories about sport.

    We support older people across the UK living with dementia, depression and loneliness by engaging them in social activities and helping them (...)

  • Ss John Fisher & Thomas More RC High School is a highly successful, happy and thriving comprehensive school which sits right in the heart of the community it serves in Pendle, East Lancashire. It is in an enviable location with views of Pendle Hill and surrounding countryside from nearly every (...)

  • St Andrew’s House was established in 1987 on the town centre of Barnoldswick, a friendly small town in East Lancashire and is still owned by the same family. It is a two storey, purpose built, nursing home, originally dedicated to providing full care for young adults with complex medical (...)

  • St John Southworth RC Primary School are committed to being an inclusive community in a well-ordered, disciplined environment. All children have basic rights to be educated in an atmosphere which is conducive to their personal and academic development.

    We are committed to creating an environment in which the child feels (...)

  • At St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School we believe that every child is special and has God given talents and skills. We provide a Catholic education promoting the academic, physical, spiritual, moral and social development of each child.

    St Joseph’s school, in partnership with the Parish of St Joseph’s Barnoldswick which (...)

  • St Joseph’s Community Centre is available for hire.  A superb facility for all occasions.  Our facilities include a stage for entertainments, lounge, bar area, catering facilities and car parking.

    Daytime: £10.00 per hour, evening: £100.00 (including staffed bar).



  • We like to think we are a friendly and open church, welcoming everyone whether they are visiting us for the first or umpteeth time. Broadly traditional and middle of the road, we try to meet the spiritual needs of a wide and diverse congregation through a variety of services.

    Our (...)

  • Stage Door Youth Theatre (SDYT) provides training and opportunity for young people to experience different theatrical forms.

  • Stanbury Cottage Meals on Wheels service delivers freshly prepared hot meals, direct to your door, 365 days per year including Christmas, New Year and Easter.

    Our team have been serving the local community for over 20 years. We cover most towns and villages in East Lancashire including Burnley, Nelson, Colne, Barnoldswick, (...)

  • Station House Dental Care is a family dental practice based in the heart of Barnoldswick.

    We believe in honest caring dentistry and every one of our patients are treated with care and respect. Our dentists take time to listen, understand and respond to your needs with professional dental expertise.

  • The Step Out Project specialises in empowering Young people who are facing challenges in their lives, to break down barriers.

    The programme enables them to build up life skills and key skills that College and Employers are looking for whilst increasing self esteem, confidence and motivation by giving them the (...)

  • STEP is a new service which has been set up to support people who regularly attend the Emergency Department due to the complex nature of the issues they face. Our video gives you the chance to learn more and meet a few of the staff on the team.

    The Emergency (...)

  • The Quit Squad service is free and we can support any smoker of any age, over 12 years old.

    Call Freephone 0800 328 6297 to speak to your local service, and we will help you make that first step.

    You will be given information about all the stop smoking products (...)

  • Situated on the outskirts of the medieval market town of Colne Sycamore Rise sits quietly amidst its country side setting and the large urban centres of Blackburn, Leeds and Preston are all less than 30 miles by road.

    The home itself is a grand building set in its own grounds (...)

  • Brief Description

    The Talking Therapies service provides evidence based treatments for people aged 16+ with mild to moderate anxiety and depression (implementing NICE Guidelines).  The service is also available to help  patients manage the psychological and emotional impact of  long term health conditions e.g. COPD, diabetes.  Treatments may be delivered (...)

  • The Talkzone service is open from 2pm to 10pm, every day of the year. Young people are welcome to ring on 0800 511111, text on 07786 511111, email talkzone@lancashire.gov.uk or visit www.facebook.com/LancashireYZ to talk about any issue that concerns them.

  • At Taylors Chemist we dispense prescription medicines, help you manage your medicines more effectively and offer a great range of products for you to choose from.

    Confidential advice and health checks are available, to offer reassurance and peace of mind for you and your family.

  • T.E.A.M R.I.S.E is a Community Interest Company supports anyone residing in East Lancashire who has a learning disability, is vulnerable or socially isolated.

    This great project has had a great impact on a wide number of people and has supported people with learning disabilities in all areas of their lives, with (...)

  • The Alternative School offers a holistic and flexible full-time school experience that has been designed to respond to the needs of young people who are unable to remain in mainstream education.

    Our education programmes can each cater for up to 30 pupils at each of our 3 schools, and is (...)

  • One stark statistic is at the heart of The Business Clinic’s mission to help businesses across Lancashire succeed and enjoy healthier profits. In an economic climate where the failure rate for start-up businesses is more than 80% in their first five years something isn’t working when it comes to business (...)

  • The Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of 46 AONBs in the UK.  AONBs are landscapes whose distinctive character and natural beauty are safeguarded in the national interest.

    The Forest of Bowland AONB covers 312 square miles of Lancashire and North Yorkshire; from Longridge and Clitheroe (...)

  • A real home has as much personality as the people who live there. That’s why we’ve made The Grange a place you’d be proud of and happy to live in – just as you would your own home.

    Situated just half a mile from the shops, pubs, transport links and (...)

  • The Growth Company (formerly The Work Company) is helping to make a difference to the lives of people who are struggling to find work and stay in regular employment.

    Working across a range of areas we help people get back on their feet, whether they’ve been unemployed for (...)

  • The Limes provides residential and personal care for people living with mental health conditions.  We provide person-centred care and support to help you in your recovery.

    We take into account your hobbies and interests and will support you to get involved in your community. We have created a relaxed atmosphere where (...)

  • The Lookout is Pendle and Rossendale’s support provision for young victims of domestic and sexual abuse. The team is able to work with children and young people aged 4-18 years old who have been subject to violence and abuse within their family or relationship, directly or indirectly from a family (...)

  • The Muni is a stunning Edwardian theatre situated in the heart of Colne and is a hugely popular venue. A drop-off bay for disabled customers is directly outside the theatre and both the main hall and Lesser Muni are easily accessible for all.

    Through the Muni Theatre, Pendle Leisure Trust (...)

  • The Old Grammar School, School Lane, Earby is owned and run by Robert Windle’s Foundation, a registered charity whose role is to provide help with education to the youth of the ancient parish of Thornton-in-Craven, which includes Thornton, Earby, Kelbrook and Harden.

  • The Participation Works  aim to design and develop innovative projects to meet the needs of young people and communities and provide opportunities for them to participate in positive activities, enabling them to develop essential skills for life. Empowering them to make informed choices which transform their lives, strengthening their capacity, (...)

  • The Personal Support Unit (PSU) is a national charity, with an office based at Preston Combined Court.

    Volunteers provide free emotional and practical support in civil and family cases; issues such as access to children, divorce, debt, eviction and money claims. We can help at all stages of the court (...)

  • Located in Barnoldswick, the Rainhall Centre is a multi-purpose Enterprise and Community Resource Centre. Under one roof we cater for the business and residential communities of West Craven and beyond.

    Starting life as a local school the Rainhall Centre was developed into a modern business and community centre when it (...)

  • We are Time to Change, the growing social movement changing how we all think and act about mental health. Still too many people are made to feel ashamed or isolated because they have a mental health problem but we’re here to change that.

  • The Trawden Forest Community Centre is run by a Committee of Trustees made up of volunteers from the local community. It is entirely self-funded, covering running costs through user fees supplemented by fundraising.

    The Centre is made up of two function rooms – The Main Hall and The Lounge. Both rooms are hatch (...)

  • Trawden Parish Council’s vision is “to ensure Trawden continues to be a vibrant semi-rural village with a strong community spirit, where everybody matters. The aim is for Trawden to be a prosperous, safe and attractive place in which to live and work for the present generation and for generations to (...)

  • Trawden Forest Primary School is a small rural primary school where pupils are encouraged to show a caring attitude towards each other.

    It is a school that strives to provide a safe, secure, inclusive caring environment where pupils, staff and visitors feel comfortable and where vulnerable groups are identified and (...)

  • Formerly used as a man’s institute for men members of Trinity Baptist Church, the Trinity Community Centre housed a snooker table and a games room for the members to enjoy.

    In 2007  a few members of Trinity Baptist Church decided that the centre needed a new form of life, and after two years (...)

  • Understanding Autism North West is a registered charity providing a specialised therapeutic service for individuals and families affected by Asperger’s syndrome and high functioning autism (AS/HFA).

    The therapists at Understanding Autism North West have both professional and personal experience of living with the differences presented by autism spectrum conditions. We (...)

  • U3A is short for “University of the Third Age” but it’s not an academic institution with entrance qualifications, examinations and certificates. It is a “self-help” organisation of like-minded people coming together to share knowledge, ideas and experience.

    U3A is a worldwide organisation and we have links with regional and national (...)

  • Up & Active is here for everyone, whether you want to lose weight or just get more active, we can help. With a wide range of courses and activities available, we’ll soon have you Up & Active.

  • The Up and Active team supports local people to lead a heathier lifestyle through supporting individuals become more active and loose weight.
  • Veterans In Communities (VIC) is an ex-services charity based in Haslingden that covers East Lancashire and parts of Greater Manchester. VIC was established in September 2012 and granted charity status early 2013. We support serving, ex-service personnel, their families and members of the emergency services who have experienced difficulties with (...)

  • Victim Support is the independent charity for victims of crime in England & Wales. Last year Victim Support offered more than 1 million victims of crime support.

    We give emotional and practical help to people who have been affected by crime in Lancashire. We’re an independent charity and you can (...)

  • We believe at Victoria House we’ve created the ideal environment for your elderly loved one to re-discover their joy in life and to get the best out of their later years.  We’re a small community where everyone knows each other and looks out for each other.

    Victoria House’s small 15 (...)

  • Vision Express is the third largest optical retailer in the UK and part of GrandVision, the global optical retailer, operating across 44 countries and spanning 6,100 stores and online. GrandVision is committed to delivering superior, high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world.

    With (...)

  • Walverden Primary School are a happy, lively and welcoming school where everyone works together to give every child wide ranging opportunities and experiences on their journey of learning and discovery.

    Our children are at the heart of the school community and each and every one is valued and recognised for (...)

  • The Welfare Rights Service provides free and confidential advice to make sure that you are claiming all of the benefits you are entitled to.

    We can help you:

    Get all the benefits you are entitled to Understand how your benefits are affected if your circumstances change Appeal if you disagree (...)
  • Well Barnoldswick – Rainhill Road want all of our customers to make the most of their health.  Our services are provided by qualified pharmacists, who are available without having to make an appointment.

    As a provider of primary healthcare we are here to save you trips to your GP and (...)

  • Well Brierfield – Colne Road want all of our customers to make the most of their health.  Our services are provided by qualified pharmacists, who are available without having to make an appointment.

    As a provider of primary healthcare we are here to save you trips to your GP and (...)

  • West Craven Food Bank is a charitable organisation formed in 2013 in response to a growing need in the community. We are based in Barnoldswick and Earby and serve the communities of West Craven and the surrounding area. We are staffed entirely by volunteers and rely on the local community (...)

  • West Craven High School serves its local and wider community as a small and vibrant secondary school for young people aged 11 to 16 years. At West Craven we know that you want the best for your child – and so do we! We endeavour to give our students the (...)

  • Situated in Barnoldswick, West Craven Sports Centre has a 25m swimming pool with deep and shallow ends, plus a welcoming learner pool.

    Swimming lessons are held here regularly. Also available is a state of the art fitness centre with Technogym equipment and a large multi-purpose sports hall with balcony spectator (...)

  • West Street Community Primary School was built in 1907 originally providing education right through to 15 years of age. It now houses a Nursery that takes children from 3 years old for up to 15 hours per week, reception class (4-5 year olds), KS1 classes (5-7year olds) and KS2 classes (...)

  • The Western Front Association (East Lancs Branch) welcome anyone with an interest in the Great War, whether they are WFA members or not. You are guaranteed a warm reception.

    The Western Front Association was formed in 1980 to maintain interest in the First World War (1914-1918). The ‘WFA’ works to (...)

  • Wheatley Lane Methodist Church is a friendly family Church situated in the village of Wheatley Lane in the beautiful Pendleside area of Lancashire and part of the Burnley-Pendle Circuit.

    We are fortunate to be one of only two Methodist Churches in the whole country to have a Methodist Primary School (...)

  • Whitefield Health Care aims to provide a friendly and efficient service to the practice population. This will be achieved by offering a high quality service through well trained staff, anticipating and meeting patient’s health needs and providing access to a wide range of services

  • In Whitefield Infant School and Nursery we work hard to ensure every child feels safe and secure, within an environment where good behaviour, care and respect is given the greatest priority. We strive to give all pupils the very best start on their learning journey.

    In our relentless drive for (...)

  • Whitworth Chemists Ltd is a family owned pharmacy business with 34 community pharmacy branches across the North of England, from Blackpool to Liverpool in the West, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Skegness in the East.

    We started our pharmacy business in 1967 when John Whitworth opened his first pharmacy. At Whitworths, we (...)

  • Whitworth Chemists Ltd is a family owned pharmacy business with 34 community pharmacy branches across the North of England, from Blackpool to Liverpool in the West, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Skegness in the East.

    We started our pharmacy business in 1967 when John Whitworth opened his first pharmacy. At Whitworths, we (...)

  • Whitworth Chemists Ltd is a family owned pharmacy business with 34 community pharmacy branches across the North of England, from Blackpool to Liverpool in the West, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Skegness in the East.

    We started our pharmacy business in 1967 when John Whitworth opened his first pharmacy. At Whitworths, we (...)

  • Woodfield Nursery School aim to create a rich, stimulating learning environment which captures the imagination of all our children and inspires them to reach their full potential.

    We offers an exciting, balanced and accessible educational experience based on the principles of Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum framework.

    Woodfield staff are (...)

  • WEA are the UKs largest voluntary sector provider of adult education in England and Scotland.

    Founded in 1903, the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is a charity dedicated to bringing high-quality, professional education into the heart of communities. With the support of nearly 3,000 volunteers, 2,000 tutors and over 10,000 members, we deliver friendly, accessible (...)

  • You Shall Go To The Ball work with local charities across Lancashire to identify girls that truly deserve to attend their Prom but may not be able too due to circumstances out of their control.

    Many of the girls are terminally ill or young carers who look after their sick (...)

  • Young Addaction are the countywide commissioned young people’s substance misuse service for under 25’s. Young Addaction Lancashire – East offer information advice, guidance or treatment for any substance; illicit, prescribed or legal and alcohol. We cover Burnley, Pendle, Ribble Valley, Rossendale and Hyndburn.

    Our work is mainly conducted in one (...)

  • Young Carers at BPRCVS is delivered for, with and all about Young Carers. They have a tough job and they need and deserve everybody’s help and support!

    Young Carers Contact was established in 2000 as a project within Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Council for Voluntary Services. Initially funded by Lancashire Council, the (...)

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