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Welcome to the PROSPECTS Website

  What is PROSPECTS?

The PROSPECTS Foundation is Hyndburn’s main charity for protecting and enhancing the local natural environment. Our charity exists to raise awareness of environmental issues and to help community groups and local people get involved in conservation work. We’ve been around since 1998 and have involved hundreds of local people in a range of activities, including tree planting, improving the canal, community food growing, recycling and dry-stone walling. 

Grass scything at Plantation

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

The PROSPECTS Foundation is based at

The PROSPECTS Environment Centre, 54 Broadway, Accrington.

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

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

 Our 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 email addresses and phone numbers for staff

Tell us by email what you would like to see happening at the PROSPECTS Environment Centre.

The Rewilding Hyndburn's Green Spaces project is supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.  Postcode Local Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery PROSPECTS has received £19,975 for the Rewilding Hyndburn’s Green Spaces project.  The funding boost from Postcode Local Trust will enable PROSPECTS to create and enhance habitats for wildlife whilst providing natural resources to encourage organic practices on a wide range of community food growing sites. Find out more HERE.