Press Releases

Fly-tipper ordered to pay £515 after rubbish found dumped

Jul 30, 2014 14:21 BST Rochdale Borough Council A Rochdale woman has been given a 12-month conditional discharge and been ordered to pay £515 after pleading guilty at Bury Magistrates Court after failing to dispose of her waste correctly.

Jul 30, 2014 13:06 BST Bury Council Nominations are being sought for Bury’s annual celebration of sporting excellence, the Bury 2014 Sports Awards.

Jul 30, 2014 11:31 BST Capita Conferences Hear about innovative practices from local schools that are successfully closing the attainment gap for disadvantaged pupils using pupil premium funded interventions.

Underage Cigarette Sales Sting Smokes Out Three Retailers

Jul 29, 2014 17:13 BST Rochdale Borough Council Three businesses have been caught selling cigarettes to under 18s during a test purchasing exercise run by Rochdale Borough Council’s public protection team.

Poignant services this weekend to mark First World War

Jul 29, 2014 16:41 BST Bury Council Special church services, a parade and a roll call of ‘the fallen’ will be held in Bury this weekend to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

SATisfying improvements recorded throughout the borough’s schools.

Jul 29, 2014 15:45 BST Rochdale Borough Council Primary schools have been celebrating after receiving some of the best ever Key Stage 2 SAT’s results in Rochdale borough.

Jul 29, 2014 14:16 BST Capita Conferences Hear strategic and practical insights into how best to meet the challenge of maintaining Children's Centres service standards in the face of challenges and how to best capture and analyse data, tailor services, and improve outcomes for service users

It’s time to talk about mental health

Jul 29, 2014 13:49 BST Rochdale Borough Council Time to Talk Day on 31 July will offer residents the opportunity to speak about mental health issues and the effect they can have on themselves and those close to them.

Middleton Garden Centre fined for illegal firework sale

Jul 29, 2014 12:53 BST Rochdale Borough Council The All-in-One Garden Centre in Middleton has been ordered to pay over £2,500 in fines and costs after it sold fireworks to underage volunteers.

Jul 29, 2014 12:40 BST Capita Conferences Learn how to plan and prepare for mental health inspections so that you are able to ensure that your service achieves the highest possible rating