Press Releases

Safety Is A Priority - Council Crackdown On Drivers Putting Children’s Lives at Risk

Mar 31, 2014 10:58 BST Rochdale Borough Council From April 2014 a camera car will help Rochdale Borough Council tackle inconsiderate, dangerous and often illegal parking outside schools.

Recharge opens call to nominations for 4040 initiative

Mar 31, 2014 10:30 BST Recharge Recharge, the global renewables magazine and news service, is launching an initiative to bring together the world’s foremost young energy pioneers.

Achievements of young UpRisers is recognised

Mar 28, 2014 12:34 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Greater Manchester UpRising held its End of Programme Celebration at Rochdale Police Station on Thursday. UpRising is a part-time leadership programme designed to open pathways to civic society and create future leaders in political and public life.

Poet Ian Mcmillan set for Rochdale’s literature feast

Mar 28, 2014 10:41 GMT Rochdale Borough Council The line-up for this year’s Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival is shaping up to be a cracker.

Rugby Players Say ‘Try Reading’

Mar 28, 2014 10:35 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Players from the Rochdale Hornets Rugby League Football Club are encouraging children to scrum on down and become members of Rochdale Borough Libraries.

Safer Rochdale prepares for Domestic Abuse Strategy Launch

Mar 27, 2014 16:01 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership is launching its new three year strategy to tackle the issue of Domestic Abuse.

Freemasons donate £35,000 to Aspire

Mar 27, 2014 15:38 GMT Aspire Middlesex based charity Aspire will be presented with £35,000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity by HRH Prince Michael of Kent on 3 April 2014 to upgrade their Assistive Technology Programme across the UK.

New Capital Gains Tax rules encourage owners to sell to their staff / Rheolau newydd ar gyfer Treth ar Enillion Cyfalaf yn annog perchnogion busnes i werthu i’w staff

Mar 27, 2014 14:47 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Business owners across the UK could be benefiting from selling their businesses to their employees when new Capital Gains Tax Reliefs come into force on April 1st. Business owners who sell a controlling stake in their company to an Employee Share Trust, which is owned and run by all the businesses employees will be able to benefit from drastically reduced tax on the profit from the sale.

Flag-raising celebrates Independence Day of Bangladesh

Mar 27, 2014 13:43 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council celebrated The Independence Day of Bangladesh on Wednesday 26 March with a flag raising ceremony.

Mar 27, 2014 13:17 GMT Bury Council Students, independent researchers and small businesses can now access many of the world's best academic papers through their local libraries.