Refuse Collections

We have now collected the outstanding waste from all areas except half of Read and Simonstone. These areas will be collected this Friday and it will be blue week for recycling.


Throughout the year we run different grant schemes offering support to community projects.

The following grants are available to apply for:

Funding for lunch clubs 

The aims of this project are to provide services to support older and more vulnerable people in the community and provide a point of contact for those residents with other partner agencies 

This grant can support new or existing groups offering a regular lunch club or meeting. To apply complete the Lunch Clubs application form.

Sporting Excellence Grant

We operate a fund which is available to help support talented athletes. For more information and how to apply see Sport and Recreation Grants.

Ribble Valley Recreation and Culture Grant Fund

This grant offers contribution towards development and improvement of recreation and cultural activity in the Borough. For more information and how to apply see Sport and Recreation Grants.

Arts Excellence Awards Scheme

Arts Excellence grants are awarded by Ribble Valley Borough Council and are designed to assist young talented performer’s progress in their chosen activity.

To apply complete the Arts Excellence Awards Scheme Form.

Arts Development Funding

The aim of Arts Development Funding Support is for Ribble Valley Borough Council to invest in the development and improvement of arts activity throughout the borough. To apply complete the Arts development Funding application form.

Ribble Valley in Bloom

A small pot of money is available annually to help parishes with their floral displays. This can be in the form of bulbs or a contribution towards planters. These must be external and on public display.

To apply complete the Ribble Valley in Bloom Grant Application Form.

Christmas Lights

A small pot of money is available annually to help parishes provide Christmas lights in their village. The grants are for outdoor lights only and must be on public display for the good of the community.

To apply for this grant please complete the Christmas Lights Grant Application Form.

Disabled Facilities Grants

The Disabled Facilities Grant is available for a range of work that will help a disabled person remain in their home.

Affordable Warmth Grants

If you are vulnerable and on a low income we can assist you to stay warm. For more information see Staying Warm in Winter.

Landlord/Tenant Grants

Renovation grants may be available where substantial works are required to the dwelling to make a dwelling fit to live in. For more information see Landlords.

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