Press Releases

Castleton Primary Celebrates World Cup Cuisine

Jul 10, 2014 16:29 BST Rochdale Borough Council Children at Castleton Primary School were treated to a round-the-world food and football extravaganza recently, with a week-long celebration of global cuisine in honour of the World Cup.

Rochdale Borough Council marks Srebrenica Memorial Week with town hall event

Jul 10, 2014 16:21 BST Rochdale Borough Council The Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership, the Rochdale Multi-Faith Partnership and Greater Manchester Police will host a Remembering Srebrenica Memorial Week event at Rochdale Town Hall on Friday.

Jul 10, 2014 00:50 BST Bury Council Ambitious plans to turn Bury into a ‘zero waste’ borough, boosting recycling and saving money, have been unveiled.

Siop Gymunedol Pwllglas celebrates winning top UK award

Jul 09, 2014 17:15 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Siop Gymunedol Pwllglas in Denbighshire has won a prestigious award from the Plunkett Foundation. The Pwllglas community rallied to save their village shop when it was threatened with closure.

The Mythical Maze is easy to follow for Summer Reading Challenge

Jul 09, 2014 15:13 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Libraries is again offering the national Summer Reading Challenge and this year’s theme is ‘Mythical Maze’.

Cycling events help Rochdale gear up for disability awareness week

Jul 09, 2014 11:48 BST Rochdale Borough Council Hot on the heels of the Tour de France, cycling enthusiasts packed out Number One Riverside to have a go at accessible bikes and other sporting activities as part of National Disability Awareness Week.

STAR employees who really make a difference

Jul 08, 2014 17:06 BST Bury Council Bury Council employees who have “gone the extra mile” have been formally thanked at the council’s annual Special Thanks And Recognition (STAR) awards.

Rhondda-based Greenstream Flooring CIC Swoops Up Four National Awards

Jul 08, 2014 16:06 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Last night, Rhondda-based social enterprise Greenstream Flooring CIC was awarded the highly prestigious MRW Resource Management Business Of The Year (small) Award at a high profile waste management sector dinner in London.

Jul 08, 2014 14:47 BST Rochdale Borough Council Politicians and senior officers from the council and police were quizzed by Rochdale’s young people on Tuesday 24 June, during a Question Time event hosted by Rochdale Youth Forum at Touchstones. Organised by Rochdale Council’s Youth Service, the session gave youngsters an opportunity to put the issues that affect them to the borough’s top decision makers.

Jul 08, 2014 13:49 BST Bury Council A Ramsbottom man has been given a three-year ASBO after receiving repeated warnings about his anti-social behaviour.