Press Releases

Chief Social Worker for England visits Number One Riverside

Aug 12, 2014 15:42 BST Rochdale Borough Council Chief Social Worker for Adults in England Lyn Romeo praised the passion and enthusiasm of Rochdale’s social workers following her visit to Number One Riverside, during which she met adult care social workers.

Team Help Drive Home the Drink Drive Message

Aug 12, 2014 13:55 BST Rochdale Borough Council Members of Rochdale Borough Council’s casualty reduction team attended a 999 emergency day at the Trafford Centre recently.

New CEO takes charge

Aug 12, 2014 13:09 BST Oslo Lufthavn AS Øyvind Hasaas took over as the new CEO of Oslo Airport Monday.

Aug 12, 2014 11:55 BST Bury Council Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd is asking for people’s views on out of court punishments for certain types of crime and anti-social behaviour.

Day of entertainment at Limefield Park

Aug 12, 2014 11:41 BST Rochdale Borough Council Don’t miss an afternoon of fun activities and music in Limefield Park, Middleton tomorrow (Wednesday) from 4pm.

Aug 12, 2014 08:55 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Dee Valley Trust CIC has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme, to upgrade its ICT equipment. The support will help the organisation to generate revenue streams through redeveloping and renovating land and buildings and turning them into community, commercial and residential premises.

Street to be renamed in honour of Crimean War VC recipient.

Aug 11, 2014 15:14 BST Rochdale Borough Council A street in Heywood is set to be renamed in commemoration of Private Anthony Palmer, a Crimean war hero and Victoria Cross recipient, who is buried in Heywood Cemetery.

Aug 11, 2014 13:58 BST Bury Council More free tutorials are taking place in Bury for beginner cyclists who want to learn how to ride a bike.

Bird and the Beeb – Liz returns ‘home’ for literature festival show

Aug 11, 2014 12:04 BST Rochdale Borough Council DJ Liz Kershaw has been added to the line-up for this year’s Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival.

Remembering the fallen – Rochdale welcomes historic march

Aug 11, 2014 12:01 BST Rochdale Borough Council Hundreds gathered on the streets and by the town hall on Sunday as Rochdale welcomed the final stage of an historic re-enactment, 100 years on from when 1,000 soldiers had originally marched to the town from Todmorden at the beginning of World War One.