Press Releases

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.

Golden girl Joanna hopes Tour de France will encourage more to get on their bikes this summer

Jul 01, 2014 13:14 BST Rochdale Borough Council Gold medal Olympic winning and world champion cyclist Joanna Rowsell MBE was in Rochdale this week ahead of the Tour de France which comes to the borough on Sunday.

Young Cyclists on Course for Road Safety

Jul 01, 2014 11:57 BST Rochdale Borough Council Could your child be the winner of the Yellow Jersey in the next few years? The Tour de France comes to Littleborough this Sunday and, if you’re children feel inspired to get on their bikes, now is the perfect time to sign them up for Rochdale Borough Council’s Summer Cycling Programme.

Den heliga graalen för trailskor är funnen

Jun 24, 2014 09:26 BST Icebug AB Med de nya modellerna ZEAL RB9X och ZEAL OLX tar Icebug klivet rakt in i den orörda framtiden för löparskor. En framtid där den omöjliga kombinationen, stabilitet OCH flexibilitet, faktiskt har tagit form. För nu har Icebug utvecklat HGMS2-teknologin.

SkiStar AB: Growing interest in summer holidays in the Swedish and Norwegian mountains

Jun 19, 2014 13:42 BST SkiStar AB The possibility to spend time together on an active holiday attracts many guests to the Swedish and Norwegian mountains also in the summer. The wide and varied offerings of activities such as lift-assisted hiking and biking, exciting events and challenging competitions for all levels provide for fun for everyone.

SkiStar Åre: Åre to host the Alpine World Ski Championships in 2019

Jun 12, 2014 14:38 BST SkiStar AB On 5 June 2014 at the International Ski Federation, FIS, congress in Barcelona, Swedish resort Åre was elected to host the 2019 Alpine World Ski Championships. Åre, most recently hosting the WSC in 2007 was elected with the narrowest possible margin: 9 votes against 8 for the sole competitor, Italian Cortina d’Ampezzo.

Icebug Distribution in Canada: Time to (Rock) Gear up!

Jun 04, 2014 09:55 BST Icebug AB The best brand in the Swedish sporting goods industry 2013 continues to ramp up the presence in North America. After having set up a new organization and successfully re-launched in the US during 2013, Icebug has now found the right partner for growing in Canada, Rock Gear Distribution.

Petter väljer Icebug för sin swimrun-satsning

May 21, 2014 08:23 BST Icebug AB Den svenska artisten och storstjärnan Petter, som de senaste åren profilerat sig som både löpare och cyklist, ska i sommar ta sig an Swimrun för första gången. För detta äventyr väljer han den svenska skotillverkaren Icebug. – Ryktet på stan säger att Icebug är de bästa skorna för Swimrun så därför ska det bli extra kul att inleda ett samarbete med dem, säger Petter.

River Stewards in the Making

May 14, 2014 16:38 BST Rochdale Borough Council The First Rochdale Scout Group is getting involved in an exciting new project to become Junior River Stewards and to work towards their Environment Partnership Award in conjunction with Rochdale Borough Council and Groundwork.

Icebug® Footwear Introduces the Enlight RBX9®

Apr 28, 2014 15:11 BST Icebug AB Icebug® Footwear is proud to present the Enlight RBX9® for superior trail running traction, no matter the season. Based on the popular Anima, the Enlight allows for more room in the forefoot and a more natural fit overall to create the best trail running shoe you can find for summer fitness and fun.