Press Releases

Manchester crowned king of North West entrepreneurs

Apr 14, 2014 15:59 BST Virgin Trains Student entrepreneurs from across the North West have been given a valuable opportunity to pitch to top marketing executives and agencies, thanks to Virgin Trains.

Achievements of young UpRisers is recognised

Mar 28, 2014 12:34 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Greater Manchester UpRising held its End of Programme Celebration at Rochdale Police Station on Thursday. UpRising is a part-time leadership programme designed to open pathways to civic society and create future leaders in political and public life.

Increase in young people living at home across EU since onset of economic crisis

Mar 25, 2014 08:30 GMT Eurofound The number of young people living at home with their parents across Europe has increased from 44% to 48% between 2007 and 2011, according to new research by Eurofound. The ‘Social situation of young people in Europe’, presented to policymakers in Dublin today, offer comparative insight across EU Member States of the social situation of youth in Europe and evolving trends.

Mar 11, 2014 17:11 GMT Bury Council A series of free sessions is being held for parents to raise awareness of the online risks to their children.

Feb 21, 2014 12:44 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Residents are being urged to nominate outstanding young people in their community for the Mayor of Rochdale’s Youth Awards, with the deadline for nominations Friday 28 February. Held annually in recognition of young people’s achievements and contributions towards their peers and local communities, the awards are open to any one aged 11 – 19 based in, or connected to the Rochdale borough.

Kids Can Get Moving and Grooving at Balderstone Library

Feb 14, 2014 14:28 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Libraries is inviting parents, babies and toddlers to join in the fun at Balderstone Library with two exciting sessions each Monday to get little ones fit and active.

Bury adopters offered new family support programme

Feb 13, 2014 14:54 GMT Bury Council Bury residents who adopt can benefit from a nationally acclaimed support programme to help them build the best possible relationship with their adopted child.

Day of Action Tackles Crime and Grime

Feb 11, 2014 15:15 GMT Rochdale Borough Council A day of action by Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership has helped to make Heywood town centre and the Angel Meadows estate a ‘cleaner, safer and more inviting place to live and work’.

Rhyme Time Fun for Book Mad Youngsters

Feb 10, 2014 11:34 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Children at Middleton Library were treated to a visit from a very special guest to help encourage them to love books and start a new chapter in their love of reading.

New front line for keeping children safe launched in Rochdale

Feb 04, 2014 10:49 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council has joined forces with Greater Manchester Police and NHS Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale to launch a new way of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and young people in the borough.