VIDEO: Volunteers Week launched by Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale CVS

Volunteers Week was celebrated in Nelson today when the Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale CVS staged their annual event.

A dozen local community groups joined the CVS to highlight the value of volunteers to their organisations.

The Deputy Mayor of Pendle Coun. Graham Roach officially opens the Volunteers Week event in Nelson Town Centre.'Photo Ben Parsons

The Deputy Mayor of Pendle Coun. Graham Roach officially opens the Volunteers Week event in Nelson Town Centre.'Photo Ben Parsons

The event was officially opened by the Deputy Mayor of Pendle Coun. Graham Roach.

A similar event will take place in Burnley town centre tomorrow between 10am and 1pm.