Press Releases

Consumers urged to shop indie this July

Jul 02, 2014 13:10 BST Rochdale Borough Council July is the time to shop small and local, as the borough marks Independent Retailers’ month.

Two new cheaper 0300 numbers launched

Jul 02, 2014 10:10 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council has introduced two more cheaper to call 0300 numbers, as it continues to phase out all 0845 and 0844 numbers, making it more affordable to contact the council using a mobile phone.

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.

Free education and childcare for 2-year-olds

Jul 01, 2014 11:31 BST Bury Council Parents can take advantage of free education and childcare for 2-year-old children.

Jul 01, 2014 00:01 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Co-operatives UK, the Wales Co-operative Centre and Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales launch a new report into the potential for stimulating co-operative delivery of social care in Britain, at an event at the Senydd this evening (Tuesday 2nd July 7.00pm). The event is sponsored by Assembly Member for Pontypridd, Mick Antoniw, who chairs the cross party group on Co-operatives and Mutuals.

Turn a big bill into a ‘Little Bill’

Jun 30, 2014 12:30 BST Bury Council Households across Bury can apply for up to £7,000 to help slash the cost of their energy bills.

Newbold residents invited for kick pitch consultation

Jun 27, 2014 15:00 BST Rochdale Borough Council Residents around Newbold are invited to a consultation at Moss Street Youth Centre to discuss the possible development of a kick pitch. The proposed pitch would be located on Robbies common at the back of the Newbold Sure Start Centre and the Moss Street Youth Centre building.

Simon Weston OBE flies the flag for Armed Forces Day

Jun 26, 2014 18:16 BST Rochdale Borough Council Simon Weston OBE – the nation’s favourite hero, was the star guest at a glittering business event at Rochdale Town Hall this week attended by over 300 guests comprising businesses, veterans, cadets and community representatives.

Makeover under way at Balderstone Park

Jun 26, 2014 15:38 BST Rochdale Borough Council