Press Releases

Borough’s teen voice elected to represent millions

Aug 04, 2014 12:48 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale’s Youth Cabinet Member Christopher Marland has been elected to represent the views of young people across the UK.

Leading Academics Helping Deliver a Bright Future for Rochdale Borough

Jul 31, 2014 13:51 BST Rochdale Borough Council A group of top European academics have spent two days visiting Rochdale borough to suggest ways to improve the area’s long term economic outlook and regeneration plans.

How to Get a Helping Hand with Housing Costs

Jul 29, 2014 11:23 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council is reminding residents in receipt of housing benefit or Universal Credit (UC) who are still facing difficulty paying their rent that they may be entitled to further financial help.

Jul 28, 2014 15:09 BST Bury Council Voters across Bury are being reassured that their details on the council’s electoral register are correct.

Jul 25, 2014 11:06 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council On Tuesday 15th July 2014 scrap metal collectors and dealers, unlicensed waste carriers and other potential rogue traders were all targeted during a multi-agency partnership day between East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Enforcement Team and Staffordshire Police. This was just one of many operations taking place nationally.

Army Celebrates Close Links with Rochdale Borough Council

Jul 25, 2014 10:19 BST Rochdale Borough Council The Army’s event team were welcomed by Rochdale Borough Council during a Full Council meeting on 24 July where they spoke on the changing face of the Service.

Youth Parliament member Leon Hollinrake in further electoral success

Jul 21, 2014 10:35 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale borough’s Member of the Youth Parliament, Leon Hollinrake, has achieved further political success with his election to the prestigious Youthforia Leadership Committee.

Churches demand stop to violence in and around Gaza

Jul 17, 2014 16:00 BST Church of Sweden During the day, Bishop Eva Brunne, member of the Church of Sweden’s international council, has learned of the rumours of a ceasefire between Israel and Gaza – a hope that was rapidly shattered. “A lasting ceasefire must be the highest priority at present to enable the conditions for building peace to be created.”

Public votes to retain Uttoxeter Leisure Centre’s name

Jul 16, 2014 15:22 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council In May 2014, East Staffordshire Borough Council gave residents, stakeholders and members the opportunity to have their say on the possible renaming of Uttoxeter Leisure Centre in readiness for its opening in early 2015. 83% of respondents were in favour of keeping the name ‘Uttoxeter Leisure Centre’ where as only 17% of responses voted for a change in the name.

Royal Air Force to Inspire Young Women in Manchester

Jul 14, 2014 15:57 BST RAF Careers The Royal Air Force will be proudly supporting the government’s national Inspiring Women campaign at Manchester Academy on Tuesday 15 July. The event is part of the Inspiring Women campaign launched by Miriam González Durántez in October 2013. The target for the campaign is to eventually see 15,000 women from a wide range of occupations going into state schools to talk about their careers.