Press Releases

Brian Carlin, CEO of Aspire, to attempt 12 hour spinathon

Apr 17, 2014 17:44 BST Aspire Brian Carlin, CEO of Aspire, the national charity that provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, will be celebrating his 16 years at Aspire by attempting a 12 hour spinathon. The event, known as “Brian’s Magic 12 Hour Spinathon”, will be held in aid of Aspire on Tuesday 29th April from 6:30am at the Aspire National Training Centre in Stanmore.

Countdown begins for 22 May - Local and European elections

Apr 17, 2014 15:57 BST Rochdale Borough Council More than 160,000 people from across the borough will have the chance to vote.

Apr 17, 2014 10:39 BST Capita Conferences Learning Disabilities – Save the date A One Day National Conference Friday 11th June 2014 – Central London

Taxi driver training helps keep borough residents safe

Apr 16, 2014 17:01 BST Rochdale Borough Council Taxi drivers received training and advice on helping to keep borough residents safe as part of an initiative organised by the Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership.

Recycle for Bury Easter egg winner

Apr 16, 2014 15:22 BST Bury Council A very out-of-the-ordinary Easter egg was won in a free prize draw at Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival on Sunday by Katherine Brooks and her daughter Alice of Walmersley, Bury.

Apr 16, 2014 15:02 BST Bury Council Bury Council is reminding residents that they will see no change to their household waste collections over Easter.

Apr 16, 2014 14:47 BST Bury Council The Mayor of Bury is leading by example by abseiling down the borough’s famous Peel Tower landmark.

Grants available to create Tour de France cycling success

Apr 16, 2014 11:50 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council is making a total of £20,000 available for local groups

Successful Day of Action held in Spotland and Falinge

Apr 16, 2014 11:33 BST Rochdale Borough Council The Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership received praise from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester, following two Days of Action in Spotland and Falinge.

Victory For Council and Council Leader in Care Homes Defamation Case

Apr 16, 2014 11:31 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council and its leader, Councillor Colin Lambert, welcomes the decision of the High Court in London today to throw out a defamation claim brought against them by two residential care home operators arising from comments made by Councillor Lambert at a Community Forum meeting on 30 May 2012.