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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
  Other Web Sites used in this Web Site

Tenuous Links

Rishton Gold MineFrom Australia comes Rishtons Quest for Gold!
Rishton ToysBased in Israel, they are part of Rishton Industries.
Rishton IndustriesBased in Israel they are the parent company to Rishton Toys.

Rishton Related Links

Rishton United Junior Football ClubSee also the write up in the Leisure section of this web site.
Rishton Baptist ChurchNice 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….
Nordens very own web site Another Site for NordenEvery thing you may want to know about Norden High School
Rishton Methodist SchoolA new site for the Methodist School in Rishton View the school on this web site here.
Methodist SchoolOne of the schools Governors pages about the school and Church
Rishton Area CouncilPart of the break down of Hyndburn Borough Councils stranglehold of the community.
Local biking enthusiast.A local persons website about his and his mates pedal bikes.
The Hindle Family Web SitePart of the Hindle family were born in Rishton, and this is their family tree web site.
Rishton Golf ClubBack with a new web site after a couple of years in the wilderness.
Rishton Clay Pigeon ShootEvery Sunday morning, on the site of the old sewer works, the gun club meets in Rishton.
Barry's Website Barry Smith formally of 58 Blackburn Road in Rishton, better known as "Barnston" has his own web site for you to peruse.
Lancashire Bird Club Bird Watching Society, part of The Lancashire & Cheshire
Fauna Society, whose Secretary lives in Rishton.
Hyndburn Model Railway Club Based it would seem in the Conservative Club.
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

Davids Advertising Business Advertise your business or Company through this Rishton business.
Gaskell Carpets Better known as Broadloom Carpets.....See the history of the mill by clicking here
Rishton PharmacyOne of the Chemists shops in Rishton’s town centre.
G. M. D. PennineBased in Tottleworth, guttering fitters.
Hatchwells pet productsNow 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 EngineersPrecision Engineering on Mary Street, for Lathe making.
Autotune You can read about this small car manufacturer here.
G. F. Sectional BuildingsWant a shed?

Links to Neighbouring Places

Preston's Unofficial WebsiteAll about Preston Unofficial website.
Gobbin Land!Loads of pictures of Oswaldtwistle old and new, including one of two that arent! Have a look and let Mike know.
Local History MagazineA web site devoted to all local history related topics across the Country.
Clitheroe. Info on every aspect of Clitheroe is available here, from the History to the Community, a very good web site.
The Bethany ProjectChristian Fellowship based in Oswaldtwistle.
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.
 Great Harwood's residents homepage.A site with various pages, including Great Harwood, speed cameras and local politics. Variety!
Great Harwood Appreciation Society A local site that allows users to post their own thoughts on great Harwood and the surrounding districts, a discussion site that is always busy!
 Great Harwood business forum. All the businesses in Great Harwood today.


Hyndburn Borough Council Official Site These are the people who took over the administration of Rishton from the Rishton Urban District Council.
Its Hyndburn!Your Gateway to the entire District of Hyndburn, including Rishton, and Accrington, etc.


Sues Homepage from AccringtonA site from a lady in Accrington
Accrington Web ForumA forum site for anyone who wants to talk about all things Accrington related.


Doomsday Book 1086 - Blackburn, Lancashire Blackburn and the Norman Quest.
Mills Past & Present - Blackburn A history of the Mills of Blackburn.
Blackburn ForumA place to go and and chat, post your pictures of your night out in Blackburn, and see what everyone gets up to.

Links Lancashire Related.

Lancashire County Business PageOfficial web site for the business oriented
My Home TownA web site dedicated to all the small towns and villages throughout the UK, by County.
A Lancashire Folk Group Selling their Wares! A web site full of Lancashire dialect and recipes
Friends of Real LancashireThe friends of real Lancashire. People who are devoted to keeping Lancashire great.
Lancashire Online Home Page Places to stay, visit, buy from etc….
Mario web siteMario standing for Maps & Related Information Online, provided by Lancashire County Council.
Lancashire Link ListAt the last count over 850 different web sites were listed, all related to Lancashire! Including this one!
Lancashire Association of Change Ringers These bell ringers helped at at Rishtons Parish Church, until the local bell ringers were taught.
The National Archives | Home Page Reference points for Lancashire related sites.
Lancashire's Motorways and RoadsEvery thing you need to know about the roads and Motorways in the rest of Lancashire.
Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Homepage Start chasing your family tree on this Oswaldtwistle based companies website.
Lancashire VillagesA definitive list of village web sites for Lancashire.
Lancashire County Council Environment Directorate: Transport: Historic Highways Roman Roads throughout Lancashire with photos and aerial views from Lancashire County Council.
Hyndburn Freecycle


2 Websites for recycling, One local and one international. Anything you have to get rid of, recycle it first!

Media Links

Radio LancashireLancashire'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 ObserverAccrington'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

Link 1

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……

Email me.