Press Releases

Wind of Change Blows Through Rochdale

Apr 01, 2014 14:46 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council is confirming that a wind turbine pilot site at the former Hill Top School in Kirkholt is now fully operational and already generating electricity.

Bag A Boot Sale Bargain

Mar 26, 2014 14:07 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Now’s the time to grab yourself a bargain as the new season of Bowlee Car Boot Sales begin on Sunday, April 6.

Successful Recycling Campaign Rolled Out To Littleborough

Feb 20, 2014 14:52 GMT Rochdale Borough Council A campaign by Rochdale Borough Council to help residents put the right waste in the correct bin has proved such a success that it is being rolled out to a further area from March in a bid to improve the area’s recycling rates.

Eco Vehicles Could Save Up To 20% on Petrol Costs

Feb 14, 2014 11:09 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council could reduce fuel costs for its refuse lorries by as much as a fifth after taking delivery of 10 new environmentally friendly vehicles.

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’.

Work to Begin on New Cemetery

Feb 11, 2014 11:06 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council is set to begin work to create a cemetery in the southern part of Denehurst Park.

Get Online For Council Services

Jan 10, 2014 14:05 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council has made it easier for residents to get in touch with them to report some of the common problems that they experience.

Bin collection dates reminder for the festive period

Dec 16, 2013 12:29 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council is reminding residents that some bin collection days over Christmas and New Year will change and that they can check all collection dates on the postcode checker on the ‘When are my bins collected?’ page on the council’s website at

Jul 24, 2013 10:16 BST Bury Council Bury Trading Standards is advising residents to consider carefully phone calls from callers claiming that they can get them into a lower Council Tax band or obtain a refund.

Winter wedding? It’s ‘snow’ problem for us!

Feb 14, 2013 14:55 GMT Bury Council New brides who feared the winter weather would ruin their big day found it was "snow" problem for Bury's registration officers.