Press Releases

Schoolchildren Take Up Spring LEAF Eco Challenge

Apr 07, 2014 14:31 BST Rochdale Borough Council More than 3,000 pupils from 36 schools across Rochdale borough have taken part in a range of environmental and nature activities to herald the changing of the seasons.

Apr 07, 2014 14:11 BST Cambridge University Press Cambridge-Hitachi, a joint venture between Cambridge University Press and Hitachi Solutions, today announced that new titles from their best selling Penpals series will premier Hitachi Solutions’ new digital watermarking technology.

Safety Is A Priority - Council Crackdown On Drivers Putting Children’s Lives at Risk

Mar 31, 2014 10:58 BST Rochdale Borough Council From April 2014 a camera car will help Rochdale Borough Council tackle inconsiderate, dangerous and often illegal parking outside schools.

Rugby Players Say ‘Try Reading’

Mar 28, 2014 10:35 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Players from the Rochdale Hornets Rugby League Football Club are encouraging children to scrum on down and become members of Rochdale Borough Libraries.

Bedales nets wins in netball, football, hockey and swimming

Feb 19, 2014 09:35 GMT Bedales Schools Bedales students have began the first half of the spring term with a series of sporting successes, scoring wins across the board.

Going Bonkers for the Bard

Feb 18, 2014 10:32 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Libraries will be going bonkers for the Bard during activities to celebrate Shakespeare Retold Week.


Feb 10, 2014 12:26 GMT Mindseye Management Sussex's Weald & Downland Open Air Museum has been granted £250,000 by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)/Wolfson Museums & Galleries Improvement Fund. The award has just been announced by Culture Minister, Ed Vaizey, as part of a £4m lift to fund renovation and improvement projects in England’s museums and galleries.

Schoolchildren Get Lesson on Staying Safe on the Roads

Jan 22, 2014 14:11 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council has been passing on its road safety knowledge to all schoolchildren at Holy Family RC and CE College in Heywood.

Dec 20, 2013 11:22 GMT Bury Council Bury has topped the North West league for pupils who attend good or outstanding secondary schools.

First Aid award for long-serving lollipop lady

Dec 18, 2013 14:16 GMT Rochdale Borough Council A Rochdale Borough Council lollipop lady who has helped three generations of schoolchildren to safely cross the area’s roads has been honoured by St John Ambulance for her 20 years dedicated first aid support.