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A man was shot in the leg on Pleasant Street in Heywood at around 7:05pm on Wednesday evening (21 March).
Date Published 21/03/2018
The employment rate in the Borough is 75.3% – up from 74.6% compared to a year ago and the joint highest since records began - according to the latest statistics released on...
Less than 2% of borough residents claim Universal Credit or Jobseeker's Allowance, according to the latest statistics released on Wednesday (21 March).
Bus drivers will no longer be able to manually record journeys made by concessionary bus pass holders from Sunday 1 April.
A white Audi A5 has been stolen from its owner’s driveway in Castleton by thieves.
The most effective way to stop your information being gathered by Facebook, and then used by the American behemoth and third party companies, is to not have a Facebook account.
Manchester Airport is scrapping its free drop-off lanes in order to ease traffic congestion.
Hundreds of disabled employees are to benefit from a £15,000 rise in ‘Access to Work’ grants to assist them at work, following new measures introduced in Parliament on Tuesday (20...
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a man wanted on recall to prison.
Date Published 20/03/2018
Rochdale: To temporarily prohibit vehicles from proceeding along George Street from the north side of the junction of Ramsay Street to the South Side of the junction with Norrys...
The people of Rochdale are the stars of a new pop video featuring a famous speech by Charlie Chaplin.
Children with a range of meningitis experiences are helping a national charity to fight back against the devastating disease with its latest fundraising campaign.
Council tax should be scrapped and replaced; it is outdated, regressive, and, despite being notionally based on the value of homes, functions in many ways like a poll tax –...
Having read the article about council executives and two senior councillors attending a four day event in the South of France, a reader sent a letter which explained that the...
Liz McInnes, Member of Parliament for Heywood and Middleton, was a teal hero for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month at a special event hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on...
Brits will consume 80 million Easter eggs this year, with the average child doubling their recommended weekly calorie intake by eating on average, five chocolates eggs.
Manchester Friends of the Earth are calling on the ten Greater Manchester council leaders to publicly support the Mayor's climate plan ahead of the Green Summit on Wednesday...
Greater Manchester Contemporary Arts Prize is open for entries.
Motorists travelling over the Easter period are being urged to make sure they have checked their vehicle before setting off.
If everyone in Rochdale found a place for wildlife in their gardens it would create a nature reserve as wonderful as any in the UK.
Derek Cartwright QAM, Chief Executive of North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust, is to retire after more than 30 years in the ambulance service.
Police Forces across the North West are supporting a national counter terrorism campaign, highlighting terrorist attack planning methods and calling on the public to report any...
One lane is closed and traffic is very slow on the A627(M) southbound in Rochdale between Edinburgh Way and the M62 (Rochdale), because of an accident (Tuesday 20 March - 8.30am).
Opportunist thieves struck on Saturday (17 March), breaking into a Rochdale house and stealing a car whilst the occupant slept upstairs.
Date Published 19/03/2018
People from across Rochdale attended the Rochdale Science Extravaganza, including the Mayor and Mayoress, Ian and Christine Duckworth, Rochdale MP Tony Lloyd and local ward...
Work to construct Rochdale‘s brand new £80m shopping and leisure development in the heart of the town centre is under way.
Threats have been made to a number of schools in the borough today (Monday 19 March 2018).
Police have been alerted to the threats, which have also been made to schools across...
Work has started on a new development at Ramsay Terrace, Rochdale, with a mix of 12 three and four bedroom family homes expected to be complete by December 2018.
A vigil was held in support of those affected by domestic abuse on Saturday 17 March.
Drivers are being urged to compare insurance quotes when renewing their car insurance and not just to accept the automatic renewal from their current insurer.
Councillors’ allowances now total £75,000 per month or £900,000 per year; with National Insurance contributions on top, the total for 2018 will be over £1,000,000.
A dedicated new team will be hitting the streets of Rochdale to help tackle rough sleeping in the town centre.
Data revealing the land identified for future housing and employment developments in Greater Manchester has been published.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, will address the Residential Landlords Association’s Future Renting North conference in Manchester next month.
Rochdale councillors have thanked the Transport for Greater Manchester chairman ahead of his retirement.
The Mayor and Mayoress, Ian and Christine Duckworth, officially reopened the refurbished Village Medical Centre in Littleborough on Saturday.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has called on the Government to increase devolution to English regions to ensure stability and growth across the country during the...
The latest piece in Rochdale Town centre’s ongoing renaissance fell into place on Saturday evening as the Medicine Tap bar and restaurant was officially opened by Mayor Ian...
Date Published 17/03/2018
Rochdale Town Hall saw young and old model rail enthusiasts enjoying the annual Heywood Model Railway Group exhibition this weekend.
Milnrow and Newhey councillor Neil Butterworth says the sale of Ogden firm P W Greenhalgh - saving 81 local jobs - is “fantastic” news.
Three armed robbers who targeted Rochdale’s Santander Bank twice in three weeks were jailed on Friday (16 March).
Date Published 16/03/2018
Milnrow and Newhey councillors Irene Davidson, Andy Kelly and Neil Butterworth have spoken of their disappointment after the highly controversial planning application on the site...
Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys after Highways England issued a severe weather alert for snow.
A planning application for 1,000 homes and a new motorway link road on greenbelt land in Heywood will be heard before the Planning and Licensing Committee on Thursday 22 March.
On Monday, I attended the Ministry of Housing question time in Parliament.
Local MPs Tony Lloyd and Liz McInnes met with Government Minister Therese Coffey to discuss issues around flood prevention that affect Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton.
Residents reacted with anger when a highly controversial planning application on the site of the former Ladybarn car park in Milnrow was approved by councillors at Thursday’s (15...
Greater Manchester Police has warned drivers their cars will be ticketed and removed if they block pavements.
A new 'Budgens at Shell' store, located at the Shell Eagle on Queensway, Rochdale, has opened.
Rochdale MP Tony Lloyd met with representatives from Parentkind to discuss how to support parental engagement in education in Rochdale.
The World Health Organization has recognised Greater Manchester as the UK’s first age-friendly city region.
Figures in a 'Market Report and Viability Statement', which seeks to justify building 1,000 homes and a link road to the M62 motorway on greenbelt land in Heywood, have been...
Date Published 15/03/2018
Councillor Carol Wardle, chairwoman of Rochdale Borough Council Planning committee, has said she may have "mistakenly misled objectors" to a greenbelt planning application.
A reward has been offered for information leading to conviction after a window was smashed at a popular Norden barber shop.
The body of a man believed to be in his 30s has been found in Healey.
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