Clubs and Community

Accrington and District 1035 Air Cadets

Ready for a challenge?

We parade Tuesdays and Thursdays 1900 to 2130. We welcome both male and females, aged from 12 years if in school year 8 to age 17. Telephone on parade nights please. Victoria Business Centre, Nuttall St, Accrington. 01254 383007


Accrington Lions

Working in the community across Hyndburn

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Church and Oswaldtwistle Rotary

A local community organisation

A friendly group meeting regularly who look at ways of supporting projects mainly locally but sometimes internationally too. Our emphasis is on fellowship and support for the local community. We are constantly seeking out new opportunities to improve our community and provide help to projects both new and ongoing.

East Lancashire Concert Band

A local community wind band. New members of all ages and abilities welcome. Sunday morning rehearsals from 10am to 12noon at civic Arts Centre.

Friends of Rhyddings Park

The Friends of Rhyddings Park (FoRP) are a local voluntary group who support the local council and work in partnership with many groups to help maintain and improve Rhyddings Park. The FoRP are working to bring 'The Rhyddings Community Events Programme' to the park once all the redevelopments have been completed new volunteers are always welcome.

Girlguiding in Oswaldtwistle

We discover, we grow

Girlguiding offers a safe, welcoming girl-only space for girls and young women to try new things, help other people and discover their passions and talents. All whilst having fun with a group of ready-made friends.

Hippings Vale Community Centre

Perfect for Parties and Meetings

Situated on Harvey St, Hippings Vale Community Centre has a large room which is perfect for parties and three smaller rooms for meetings. It has a spacious, well appointed kitchen that can be used for events. To hire contact us on 01254 398319.

Hyndburn Walking Group

Hyndburn Stepping Out (part of Walking for Health) run free weekly walks around Hyndburn from 1/2 hour to 1 and a 1/2 hours. For information of the Oswaldtwistle walk and other walks click on the website link.

Martial Arts Training

Voluntary organisation established over 21 years. Training in traditional Japanese Ju Jitsu. Encouraging fitness, confidence and friendship as well as self defence. Juniors age 7+ and adults. Meets every Monday and Wednesday evening at West End Community Centre, Oswaldtwistle.

Meet N Match

Friendship and Dating Agency

Meet N Match is a friendship and dating agency for people with learning disabilities. We provide regular social events at the Civic Arts Centre and Black Dog in Oswaldtwistle. We aim to reduce social isolation and help people to develop and maintain friendships and relationships.

Oswaldtwistle Library Friends

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Unique and ground breaking project

Play4uz2 is a ground breaking project to raise funds to build a playground for children with Special Education Needs and Disabilities at Hyndburn Leisure Centre. Once built it will be the first of its kind in the North West.

Fund raising is ongoing. If you can help, please get in touch.

Spring into Action

Inclusive Sports Club

Spring into Action is a community interest company providing inclusive activities for people with learning disabilities in Hyndburn and surrounding areas. One of the projects is Spring into Sport, which is an inclusive club for people with and without disabilities, taking place fortnightly on a Friday evening at New Era, Accrington.

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