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Places to stay around and In Rishton. Tenuous Links! (As Ian would put it!)
Rishton Businesses web sites Lancashire Related web Sites
Rishton Related Web sites Media web sites in Lancashire
  Neighbouring Websites
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Tenuous Links

Rishton Gold Mine From Australia comes Rishtons Quest for Gold!
Rishton Toys Based in Israel, they are part of Rishton Industries.
Rishton Industries Based in Israel they are the parent company to Rishton Toys.

Rishton Related Links

Rishton United Junior Football Club See also the write up in the Leisure section of this web site.
Rishton Baptist Church Nice to see at least one of the Churches in the town has a link! I also have a brief write up in the Churches section….
  Every thing you may want to know about Norden High School
Rishton Methodist School A new site for the Methodist School in Rishton View the school on this web site here.
Rishton Area Council Part of the break down of Hyndburn Borough Councils stranglehold of the community.
The Hindle Family Web Site Part of the Hindle family were born in Rishton, and this is their family tree web site.
Rishton Golf Club Back with a new web site after a couple of years in the wilderness.
Lancashire Bird Club Bird Watching Society, part of The Lancashire & Cheshire
Fauna Society, whose Secretary lives in Rishton.
Ken Moss, Councillor for Rishton since 2010 This is Kens own blogspot, where you can find out what Ken is doing for Rishton.
Dave Bickerton's Bird watching Blog Living in Rishton, Dave writes his own blog about Bird watching round the entire Country, as well as Rishton.

Rishton’s Business’s on the Web

Gaskell Carpets Better known as Broadloom Carpets.....See the history of the mill by clicking here
G. M. D. Pennine Based in Tottleworth, guttering fitters.
Hatchwells pet products - Now in the former paper mill
E. W. Cartons Ltd. Based in York Mill, and also the owner of the best football team in Lancashire - Accrington Stanley!
Use - It Computers For all your PC requirements.
Precision Engineers Precision Engineering on Mary Street, for Lathe making.
Autotune You can read about this small car manufacturer here.
G. F. Sectional Buildings Want a shed?

Links to Neighbouring Places

Local History Magazine A web site devoted to all local history related topics across the Country.
Grimshaws Origins and History The history of the Grimshaw Family and Clayton Le Moors.


Great Harwood Homepage by Ian Fairclough An Excellent  link to the town where I now live - Great Harwood. Includes genealogy from the town as well.


Hyndburn Borough Council Official Site These are the people who took over the administration of Rishton from the Rishton Urban District Council.


Accrington Web Forum A forum site for anyone who wants to talk about all things Accrington related.



Links Lancashire Related.

My Home Town A web site dedicated to all the small towns and villages throughout the UK, by County.
Friends of Real Lancashire The friends of real Lancashire. People who are devoted to keeping Lancashire great.
Mario web site Mario standing for Maps & Related Information Online, provided by Lancashire County Council.
The National Archives | Home Page Reference points for Lancashire related sites.

Website for recycling, Anything you have to get rid of, recycle it first!

Media Links

Radio Lancashire Lancashire's own radio Station, based in Blackburn.
Lancashire Evening Telegraph Based in Blackburn, the paper is published 6 evenings a week and covers the Rishton area.
Accrington Observer Accrington's (and Rishtons) local newspaper web site. All the latest news for Rishton can be found here.

Places To Stay

Dunkenhalgh Hotel

Dunkenhalgh Hotel - Clayton Le Moors

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The rest

National Mining Memorabilia Association's Web site Loads of stuff about Mining, both National and Local.

Do You know of any other Lancashire links which are relevant to Rishton in particular?

After all most Lancashire links are already included in the pages of the above links……

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