Press Releases

Bees and breakfast – Television presenter Bill Turnbull joins festival headliners

Jul 03, 2014 11:21 BST Rochdale Borough Council Television presenter Bill Turnbull will be one of the headline speakers at this year’s Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival.

On National Kissing Day (July 6th) a new study reveals that 37% of married couples haven’t passionately kissed in the last 3 Months

Jul 03, 2014 09:07 BST IllicitEncounters.com A new study by the UK’s leading married dating site IllicitEncounters.com has revealed that a staggering amount of married couples haven’t kissed in the last 3 months. National Kissing Day doesn’t seem to hold much passion for the 6% of members who further admitted that they haven’t passionately kissed their partner in the last 12 Months.

Cyclist Fred Wright and sprinter Daryll Neita from London receive £2,000 SportsAid Awards from Elton John

Jul 02, 2014 10:38 BST SportsAid Concert inspired by London 2012 raises more than £300,000 to support aspiring British athletes hoping to compete at the Olympic or Paralympic Games. Fred and Daryll are among the first five SportsAid athletes to benefit from the fund after receiving £2,000 cheques from Sir Elton John CBE at the event.

Sprinter James Arnott from Plymouth receives £2,000 SportsAid Award from Elton John

Jul 02, 2014 10:34 BST SportsAid Concert inspired by London 2012 raises more than £300,000 to support aspiring British athletes hoping to compete at the Olympic or Paralympic Games. James becomes one of the first five SportsAid athletes to benefit from the fund after receiving a £2,000 cheque from Sir Elton John CBE at the event.

Rower Molly Harding from High Wycombe receives £2,000 SportsAid Award from Elton John

Jul 02, 2014 10:29 BST SportsAid Concert inspired by London 2012 raises more than £300,000 to support aspiring British athletes hoping to compete at the Olympic or Paralympic Games. Molly becomes one of the first five SportsAid athletes to benefit from the fund after receiving a £2,000 cheque from Sir Elton John CBE at the event.

SportsAid launches Elton John Sports Fund to help aspiring Olympic and Paralympic athletes

Jul 02, 2014 10:24 BST SportsAid Concert inspired by London 2012 raises more than £300,000 to support aspiring British athletes hoping to compete at the Olympic or Paralympic Games. Sir Elton John CBE presents £2,000 SportsAid Award cheques to the first five athletes to benefit from the fund.

How do they do it? Women reveal the sexiest professions - but high profile womanizing professions such as Politicians and Footballers fail to score votes.

Jul 02, 2014 09:45 BST IllicitEncounters.com A 2014 study conducted by the UK's leading extramarital affairs site IllicitEncounters.com has revealed the male professions that women find the sexiest. The study asked over 2,000 female members of the dating site what they thought the sexiest profession for a potential partner was and why, with entrepreneurs topping the poll with their risk taking and intelligent demeanour.

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.

Go West for Festival No.6 with Virgin Trains

Jun 30, 2014 09:10 BST Virgin Trains Experience a journey like no other… to a festival like no other with Virgin Trains, the Official Travel Partner of Festival No.6.

Bannockburn Live success

Jun 30, 2014 00:00 BST VisitScotland VisitScotland Homecoming event sells out to 20,000 people.