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Champion Bowland

01200 448000http://www.championbowland.org.uk/Visit website

Champion Bowland is a charity which works to enhance the outstanding landscape of the Forest of Bowland AONB. It provides easily accessible small grants for local projects which benefit the environment, local communities and visitors.

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East Lancashire Bat Group

Bat Helpline: 0345 1300 228http://www.bats.org.uk/pages/east_lancashire_bat_group.htmlVisit website

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 (...)

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Groundwork MSSTT

0161 220 1000https://www.groundwork.org.uk/Sites/msstt/pages/Category/about-groundwork-mssttVisit website

Groundwork MSSTT are 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 across (...)

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Homeless Hounds

07825 615870http://www.homelesshounds.org.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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Keep East Lancashire Frack Free (KELFF)

07985 491247https://keepeastlancashirefrackfreekelff.wordpress.com/Visit website

Keep East Lancashire Frack Free (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 (...)

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Lancashire Badger Group

0844 870 7908https://www.lancashirebadgergroup.org.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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Lancashire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs

01200 426335http://www.lfyfc.org.uk/Visit website

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.

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Lancashire Wildlife Trust

01772 324129https://www.lancswt.org.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership

http://www.forestofbowland.com/pendle-hill-lpVisit website

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 (...)

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Pennine Lancashire Community Farm

01282 421690http://www.penninelancashirecommunityfarm.org/Visit website

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 (...)

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Ribble Rivers Trust

http://ribbletrust.org.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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RSPCA Lancashire East

01254 231118http://www.rspca-lancseast.org.uk/Visit website

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 (...)

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The Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

01200 448000https://www.forestofbowland.comVisit website

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 (...)

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Whalleyogs Gardening Group

07443 459818http://sjgardenadvice.co.uk/Visit website

Whalleyogs Gardening Group – Sue is a trained horticulturalist and teacher based in Lancashire offering a personal garden advice and design service and running gardening courses. She runs evening classes at the venue and her aim is to make gardening fun and help people at all levels develop their skills (...)

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