AGM Raffle

AGM Raffle

Following the raffle at the AGM last week, we have donated the magnificent amount of £133 to Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue. Thank you to all who took part in the raffle by donating prizes, buying tickets,  or organising it.

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Musical Extravaganza 22 September

Musical Extravaganza 22 September

The Friends of Rossendale Hospice & Rossendale Ladies Choir present a ‘Musical Extravaganza’ on Saturday 22 September @ St Peter’s Church, Haslingden.  7 pm arrival – 7.30 pm start. Rossendale Ladies Choir with Artisan Brass plus Special Guests £8, but children under 12 free Tickets available: Online at www.rossendalehospice.org/musicalextravaganza Call into Rossendale Hospice Contact Karen Whittaker on 01706...

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Keeping abreast of all things Rossie Ramblers

Keeping abreast of all things Rossie Ramblers

In recent times I have tried to make sure that you all know what is happening by putting on a ‘Pssst’ post that points out upcoming social and other events. Despite this, I gather that one or two people did not know the BBQ date, for instance, and consequently missed a thoroughly ‘good do’ and a fund raising opportunity. Of course, to see what is happening, and to read the ‘Pssst’ post, one has to visit our site, which some of our members are obviously not doing, or are not doing often enough.  For those of...

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BBQ + Bring & Buy – 16-06-2018

BBQ + Bring & Buy – 16-06-2018

As I sit here gazing out at the warm sunshine, I wonder what it was that I did in my younger days to make the gods hate me so much that they arrange the only rainy day in the last 6/7 weeks to be on our BBQ date?  OK, it did not ACTUALLY rain for most of the afternoon, so we COULD have sat and shivered in the garden, but we fell soft and ate under cover, which was actually very pleasant.  It was also very cosy, as 35 people (plus our granddaughter) were very well fed and watered.  The quantity and quality of the items in the Jacob’s...

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Accessing Latest News

Accessing Latest News

Around Christmas time, our site was very busy with Latest News items about upcoming walks, our social events, and other social events.  Therefore, in my wisdom(??) I split the section up into a number of subsections, including Upcoming Walks and Social Events. For those who have discovered this split, I fear that you may have been missing out, for example on the recent social trip to Manchester to see the play Black Men Walking, which turned out to be a great evening out. I could go back to no sub-divisions, but before I do that, I want to...

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North West Air Ambulance Lotto

North West Air Ambulance Lotto

The lottery is NWAA’s largest source of income, funding 50% of the missions.  Every year they give 52 supporters £1,000 through the weekly lottery and one lucky supporter £5,000 in the annual prize draw. For as little as £1 a week (£4.34 a month), not only will you get the chance to win up to £1,000 in the weekly draw, but you will also help keep the helicopters flying.  Every Friday, they give away a cool £1,000 and runners up prizes amounting to £350. To enter, download a Lottery application form or contact the lottery team...

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