Press Releases

Council Shows Flair Over Solar Farm Build

Sep 19, 2014 14:13 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council has begun building the first publicly owned solar farm in Greater Manchester to help cement its desire to become the ‘greenest’ authority in Britain.

Fagerhult awards sustainable retail lighting solutions

Sep 17, 2014 15:17 BST Fagerhult To highlight the importance of sustainability Fagerhult have created an award - the Crystal Clear award. It will be given to the most sustainable, innovative and creative lighting solution by their retail customer’s worldwide.

The hotel chain Scandic nominated for prestigious German Sustainability Award

Sep 17, 2014 14:17 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic is one of three nominees for the internationally recognised German Sustainability Award “Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis.” Scandic is also the first hotel chain ever to be nominated. The award, which goes to people, cities and companies that promote the idea of a sustainable society, received 800 submissions this year.

Autumnal entertainment at Hollingworth Lake

Sep 11, 2014 15:31 BST Rochdale Borough Council Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre has announced its autumn events programme, with a variety of activities on offer to keep residents entertained.

Dropping cigarette lands woman with costly fine

Sep 04, 2014 15:38 BST Rochdale Borough Council A woman will see £435 go up in smoke after being caught dropping just one cigarette on the street.

Ramble through the countryside this autumn

Sep 04, 2014 15:36 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council’s Ranger Service has organised two countryside walks for residents who are interested in history and nature.

Greater Manchester unites to tackle the ‘scourge’ of alcohol abuse

Sep 01, 2014 11:25 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council has teamed up with other councils, health services in the region and Greater Manchester Police to tackle alcohol abuse.

Rochdale Council’s buzzing to save our bees

Aug 27, 2014 13:22 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council has been a hive of activity in recent years, as it plays its part in preserving the British bee population.

Aug 19, 2014 16:02 BST Bury Council Leaflets about the upcoming changes to waste collection services throughout Bury will start dropping through people’s letter boxes from Monday 25 August.

Bury shortlisted for Great Town award

Aug 19, 2014 13:48 BST Bury Council Bury is one of only three towns to be shortlisted by the Academy of Urbanism for its prestigious Great Town Award for 2015.