Press Releases

Fly-tipper ordered to pay £515 after rubbish found dumped

Jul 30, 2014 14:21 BST Rochdale Borough Council A Rochdale woman has been given a 12-month conditional discharge and been ordered to pay £515 after pleading guilty at Bury Magistrates Court after failing to dispose of her waste correctly.

Nolobi Bikes release funny, collaborative advert to promote cycling in the city

Jul 28, 2014 16:34 BST Nolobi Bikes In answer to the Subaru advert 'The ride of her life' - a gas guzzling, high budget advert posing as a movie trailer - Nolobi Bikes have created their own parody version called 'What Rides May Come'. Viewers can enjoy - All of the action, with none of the fumes. BMX flatlander Matti Hemmings puts the bikes through their paces - can they take the strain?

Eight Rochdale Borough Parks Named As Some of the Best in Britain

Jul 28, 2014 13:35 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council has extra reason to celebrate the great outdoors during Love Parks Week (25 July-8 August) after eight of its parks were awarded prestigious Green Flag status.

Council and McDonald’s team up for litter pick

Jul 24, 2014 13:42 BST Bury Council The Fernhill area of Bury is looking brighter following a community clean-up by staff from McDonald’s and Bury Council.

Lake Event all set to promote regional Arts and Crafts

Jul 18, 2014 15:51 BST Rochdale Borough Council Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre is hosting a craft fair and art preview on Saturday 26 July, with both art enthusiasts and families welcome.

Jul 18, 2014 10:25 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council and Link4Life’s Walking For Health programme has been challenging adults in the borough to be more active and engage with their local libraries in Spotland, Middleton, Littleborough and Heywood.

Jul 17, 2014 09:48 BST Miss Squiggles Communications

Flooding – make sure you’re prepared

Jul 15, 2014 11:03 BST Rochdale Borough Council Government advisors (the Committee on Climate Change) have this week warned that 55 per cent of the 4m households living in England’s flood plains – or more than two million households - are unaware they are at risk of flooding.

Thule is increasing its environmental commitment through the membership in EOCA, European Outdoor Conservation Association

Jul 15, 2014 10:57 BST Thule Group Thule Group has actively fostered and been involved in the core values of sustainability and the environment since it was founded over 70 years ago. Through the membership in EOCA Thule increase the engagement and further cooperation with a large number of other actors in the outdoor, sports and leisure industry to preserve sensitive natural areas and ecosystems.

Fly-tipper ordered to pay £292 after dumping rubbish in Sparth

Jul 14, 2014 15:48 BST Rochdale Borough Council A fly-tipper who illegally dumped waste has been fined £220, ordered to pay £50 costs and a victim surcharge of £22.