Press Releases

Rhyme Time Helps Children Learn the Wonder of Words

Oct 22, 2014 16:26 BST Rochdale Borough Council Book mad youngsters have been getting ready for the Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival with a special Bookstart Rhyme Challenge.

Remembrance Services: Honouring our fallen heroes

Oct 21, 2014 13:27 BST Rochdale Borough Council Remembrance Day services to be held across the borough Residents across the borough will have chance to pay their respects to those who have given their lives in defence of the country at this year’s Remembrance Day Services.

Mayor has a Ball at Lavish Charity Event

Oct 20, 2014 16:40 BST Rochdale Borough Council Mayor of Rochdale, Councillor Carol Wardle, has raised around £5,000 at her glittering charity ball, with a theme which celebrated 40 years of the formation of Rochdale borough.

Parents and Carers Invited to Ground-breaking CSE Play

Oct 20, 2014 15:35 BST Rochdale Borough Council Parents and carers in Rochdale will have the opportunity to view a ground-breaking exploration of the human stories behind the child grooming headlines through performances of ‘Somebody’s Sister, Somebody’s Daughter on 21 October and 4 November.

Oct 20, 2014 13:44 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council’s D.A.S.H October Half Term holiday brochure is now available. The brochure is packed full of activities and events and is ideal for parents who are looking for something to keep their children busy this coming school holiday.

Stage set for Rochdale’s festival feast -  Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival, Friday 24 to Sunday 26 October

Oct 20, 2014 12:47 BST Rochdale Borough Council One of the most highly anticipated events on the borough’s cultural calendar - Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival kicks off on Friday (24 October) promising three days of drama, comedy, dance, music, theatre, films, visual arts and children’s shows.

Oct 20, 2014 12:33 BST Wales Co-operative Centre ‘Meet the Regulator’ seminars in North and South Wales to explore the benefits of the Community Interest Companies. Keynote speech by Sara Burgess, Community Interest Company Regulator Events in Llandudno (12th November) and Cardiff (24th November)

 Stars unveil Scott House and welcome families of sick children

Oct 20, 2014 08:56 BST The Sick Children's Trust Ant & Dec and Alan Shearer officially open new £1.9m family accommodation at the Children’s Heart Unit at Freeman Hospital

Oct 17, 2014 16:24 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has today announced plans to relocate the outdoor market in Burton Town Centre from Station Street to the Market Place.

Oct 17, 2014 15:48 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Businesses in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership area joining a leadership, coaching and mentoring scheme could get the programme for no cost – if they sign up quickly.