Rossendale

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 24 Seats +/- +1
Conservative Seats 10 Seats +/- 0
Independent Seats 2 Seats +/- 0
Liberal Democrat Seats 0 Seats +/- -1

Council background

Type
District Council
Seats up
12 seats up for election - Third
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Rossendale Borough Council

14.09.2017

15:18

Tories expel 'benefits claim' councillor

David Stansfield and his wife, Councillor Val Roberts, also face an investigation over Facebook postings.

24.08.2017

16:08

Councillor suspended over 'benefit claims'

A Conservative councillor is believed to have over-claimed at least £4,000, the BBC understands.

16.11.2016

17:50

'Drivers will quit' over new taxi rules

New regulations for a borough's taxi drivers will cost them thousands of pounds and force many to quit, the chairman of a trade association says.

11.10.2016

14:47

Inquiry into 'largest wind farm' plans

A public inquiry into plans for what is believed to be England's largest onshore wind farms opens.

03.05.2016

17:29

Labour hoping to hold on in Lancashire

Labour-run councils dominate this year's elections - but can the party hold off the Conservatives in key areas?

19.02.2016

17:02

Groups in talks to run council museums

Community groups are being invited to run libraries and museums in Lancashire the council says it can no longer afford.

01.12.2015

18:57

Government to rule on wind farm plan

Plans to create what is believed to be England's largest onshore wind farm will discussed by the government before a final decision is taken.

08.05.2015

15:21

Labour mayor loses seat

Tim Padfield
BBC Radio Lancashire
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In one early declaration in Rossendale, the Labour mayor Tom Aldred has lost his seat to the Conservatives and there's been another Conservative gain in Rossendale - in the Cribden ward - by just eight votes.

21.01.2015

12:40

East Lancs schools closed by snow

Snow forces the closure of four schools in East Lancashire, where refuse services are also affected.

23.05.2014

19:49

Labour Party retains six councils

Labour retains control of six councils in Lancashire, increasing its majority on Chorley Borough Council from one to 17.
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