About My Area

Press Article: AboutMyArea 12th May 2011 Inspired by the help she has received to care for her young son, Joanne Emberga, who works for Rossendale Interiors, is appealing for help to find a suitable venue to launch the group, named … Continue reading

East Lancs Support Group.

East Lancashire Support Group launch. Vanessa Cornall A MUM is launching a support group for families bringing up children with Downs Syndrome. Joanne Emberga, 38, of Newline, Bacup, decided to launch East Lancs Down’s Syndrome Support Group with the help … Continue reading

Baby Lucas comes home.

Rossendale Free Press Article. Kelly Livesey November 10, 2006 A DELIGHTED family are celebrating their baby son’s homecoming after life-saving heart surgery. Tiny Lucas Shatliff, who has Down’s Syndrome, was born four months ago at Burnley General Hospital. But a … Continue reading