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Welcome to the PROSPECTS Website


The evaluation examines the work of the PROSPECTS Foundation as an environmental capacity building organisation across Hyndburn.  The achievements exemplify best practice for environmental management, health and wellbeing, community development and supporting the local economy.  The evaluator makes recommendations for future sustainable strategies.  CLICK HERE to download the 44 page Evaluation Report in full.

LATEST Annual Report

Click here to download the Annual Report for 2013 - 2014

September Events Programmes

To download our events programme for this month click HERE for September

Check the What's On page to check details for any new events or changes to arrangements since the Events Bulletin was published at the start of the month

Click here for How to Book on an Event at PROSPECTS


The 2014 Film Festival will run from September to October but you need to register with PROSPECTS in order to attend.  Simply email, telephone or drop in to be added to the newsletter mailing list.  The film festival programme is available from the PROSPECTS ENVIRONMENT CENTRE at 54, Broadway Accrington


VOLUNTEERS at the PROSPECTS Environment Centre

We currently have volunteer opportunites for:
GREEN TEAM Volunteers across Hyndburn
RECEPTION staff, hours to be agreed.  
Drop-in and ask the PROSPECT'S ACTIVITY ORGANISER for more information or
telephone for an appointment on Monday between 10-2pm & Wednesday between 1-4pm.
Contact Barbara Sharples to arrange a meeting
between 10am and 1pm on a Friday to become a regular volunteer.

ACTIVITIES at the PROSPECTS Environment Centre

Drop-in and meet the new PROSPECT'S ACTIVITY ORGANISER on Monday 10-2pm & Wednesday 1-4pm or contact Barbara Sharples to arrange a meeting between 10am and 1pm on a Friday to suggest activities at the Centre, to become a volunteer or to find out about using the Environment Centre for a meeting or an event.

 PROSPECTS Environment Centre Bookings

If you wish to host an event at The PROSPECTS Environment Centre then please contact Barbara Sharples. The event should have a link to one or more of the PROSPECTS six themes. We will be organising a Film Festival in 2014 and would like people to let us know which subjects to feature e.g. birds, bees, fracking, endangered species, climate change etc.

 Windfall Fund - Successful applicants & Deadline

See the Windfall Fund page to find out which were the successful applicants in Round 5 in March 2014 and to download the documents for the next Round of applications
Closing date is Noon on Friday, 5th September 2014


The PROSPECTS Environment Centre, 54 Broadway, Accrington.

Pop in between 10am and 4pm Monday, Wednesday or Thursday to meet the staff, look at the displays, to find out more about PROSPECTS or to collect a monthly newsletter.  

The Centre will be closed during matinee and evening performances of the Film Festival.

We are closed on Tuesday and Friday when we host activities, training and events.

 Our new phone number is 01254 230348

Or write to us at: The PROSPECTS Foundation, 54 Broadway, Accrington BB5 1EW

See 'Contact' on the Menu to the left for e-mail addresses and mobile numbers for all staff

E-mail to tell us what you would like to see happening at the new PROSPECTS Environment Centre.

Click on 'Contact Us' to the left, and use the Email box provided.

Grass scything at Plantation

Volunteers learn how to scythe grass as a form of habitat management
(Peel Park / Coppice, Accrington)

Our new Environmental Awareness programme is funded by Awards for All


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