Photo Competition Winners Reflect The Emotion Behind The Bacup COVID Experience

The Bacup Centenary Photographic Competition has attracted some amazing images of people’s COVID experiences. The Competition was organised by the Bacup Now Community Group and Bacup Camera Club, who are in their Centenary year. The winning photo from Hollie Clough, ‘Lottie Bloom’ (featured in a previous post) showed a grandparent entertaining her baby grandchild over … More Photo Competition Winners Reflect The Emotion Behind The Bacup COVID Experience

Emotional Image Of Baby Video Call Wins Lockdown Photo Competition.

The response to the Bacup Centenary Photographic Competition was excellent, with entries depicting the reality and emotion of COVID-19 lockdown in Bacup. The competition was jointly run by The Bacup Now Community Group and The Bacup Camera Club and plans are in place for an exhibition of the entries in the New Year. Ten poignant … More Emotional Image Of Baby Video Call Wins Lockdown Photo Competition.

Working From Home Has Major Advantages For Your Local Community

As a consequence of the latest COVID restrictions, people are being encouraged to work from home if they can. The financial implications for businesses in cities is significant, but is proving to be a major boost for local businesses in small towns and villages. Rossendale is built on independent businesses, and many of these are … More Working From Home Has Major Advantages For Your Local Community

Despite COVID 19, Bacup Now Continues To Work For A Better Future For Bacup

Despite the restrictions placed on organised events and activities, the Bacup Now Community Group continues to work hard to help build a new and better future. Bacup Now is not just an events group but a proactive team of volunteers that are determined to make a difference. Below are just some of the activities that … More Despite COVID 19, Bacup Now Continues To Work For A Better Future For Bacup

Bacup Now Collaborates With Bacup Camera Club For Centenary COVID Photographic Competition

The Bacup Now Community Group are working in collaboration with the Bacup Camera Club to stage a photographic competition that reflects on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Bacup community. The competition is also celebrating the centenary of the Bacup Camera Club The theme of the competition is ‘My COVID Experience ’, and … More Bacup Now Collaborates With Bacup Camera Club For Centenary COVID Photographic Competition

New Hub Set Up To Support The Community During The Coronavirus Outbreak

The Rossendale Connected Hub was launched on Friday 27th March to support communities, families and individuals facing challenges presented by the Coronavirus outbreak. The hub is a partnership initiative led by the Council and will have a few key purposes aimed at supporting communities. The ongoing work of communities to informally support family members, friends … More New Hub Set Up To Support The Community During The Coronavirus Outbreak

Christmas Gifts Galore At This Years Bacup Christmas Market

In addition to the amazing regular traders on Bacup Market, next Saturday 7th December will see the market full of Artisans offering some amazing products ideal for gifts for Christmas. Here are the Artisans and their products that will be on offer at this years Christmas Market: Clare Ramsbottom – Candles Jim Brown – Plant … More Christmas Gifts Galore At This Years Bacup Christmas Market

Bacup Now Core Group Community Update – September 2019

At a meeting of the Bacup Now Community Group it was agreed that we should reinstate a regular update on the group’s current and planned activities. This is hopefully the first of many. We would encourage comment and suggestions to any of the activities included in the updates. The group is currently planning this years … More Bacup Now Core Group Community Update – September 2019

Businesses Encouraged To Buy A Tree For Christmas And Make Bacup The Pride Of The Festive Season

As many people will be aware, there was much interest from the community in reintroducing wall mounted trees over shops in Bacup town centre last Christmas. Through the Bacup Now Community Group, Marl Pits Garden Centre offered a service that supplied and install a real tree with lights and a bracket. Over 30 shops took … More Businesses Encouraged To Buy A Tree For Christmas And Make Bacup The Pride Of The Festive Season

The Coconutters Are Joined By A Festive Star Wars Force At This Years Bacup Now Christmas Festival

The Bacup Christmas Festival, organised by the Bacup Now Community Group, promised much last year, and judging by the many positive comments, exceeded all expectations. The Artisan Market and Irwell Terrace was ‘Buzzing’ with hundreds of people, and traders and businesses reported that they had a brilliant day and enjoying a great atmosphere. Santa’s Grotto … More The Coconutters Are Joined By A Festive Star Wars Force At This Years Bacup Now Christmas Festival