Press Releases

Littleborough stroke survivor receives regional recognition

Nov 03, 2014 11:12 GMT Stroke Association A stroke survivor from Littleborough has received a Highly Commended Life After Stroke Award from the Stroke Association, in recognition of her courage and determination.

Oldham stroke survivor and volunteer receives regional recognition

Nov 03, 2014 11:11 GMT Stroke Association A stroke survivor from Oldham has received a Highly Commended Life After Stroke Award from the Stroke Association, in recognition of his courage and support for other stroke survivors.

Sunderland stroke survivors enjoy art therapy thanks to donation from daughter in law

Nov 03, 2014 11:08 GMT Stroke Association A local art workshop project for stroke survivors in Sunderland, has launched in the area, after a generous donation from a stroke survivor’s daughter-in-law.

Nov 03, 2014 10:38 GMT Bury Council As part of National Consumer Week 2014 (3-7 November), residents in Bury are being urged to look out for rogue doorstep traders preying on elderly and vulnerable neighbours.

Nov 03, 2014 10:17 GMT Bury Council Pupils have been creating a Festival of Remembrance to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Devo Manc: Greater Manchester and Government reach trailblazing agreement

Nov 03, 2014 10:05 GMT Bury Council Greater Manchester has today, Monday 3 November 2014, agreed an historic devolution settlement with Government.

Dine Out and Help the Homeless

Oct 31, 2014 15:07 GMT StreetSmart StreetSmart raises funds for the homeless by collecting £1 per table from diners at top restaurants during November & December. “StreetSmart is a fabulous charity that remembers the homeless at a time of year when we should be thinking of others” Marcus Wareing, Chef

Rochdale unveils dramatic artwork based on town’s Cenotaph

Oct 31, 2014 14:48 GMT Rochdale Borough Council A unique piece of innovative artwork will be unveiled in Rochdale on Remembrance Sunday, as part of the boroughs World War One Centenary commemorations.

Oct 31, 2014 14:46 GMT Bury Council Bury residents are invited to come along and celebrate the opening of a brand new facility: The Green @ Clarence Park, Walmersley Road, Bury.

Mayor's ceremonial chain stolen in violent robbery

Oct 31, 2014 10:59 GMT Bury Council Police are hunting two men who stole the Mayor of Bury’s ceremonial chains during a violent robbery in Radcliffe.