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2017 marks the 110th anniversary season of Rochdale AFC and 30 years of Dale in the Community Sports Trust, so the club is celebrating at the first home friendly with a Family Fun Day.
Date Published 21/07/2017
Littleborough Rushbearing Festival, Middfest, Celebration Family Fun Day and Rochdale AFC v Middlesbrough. Try sailing for free, live music, concerts, plays - lots to do round the...
Date Published 20/07/2017
The Heywood Prince’s Trust Team presented a completed community project at Bridgewood Lodge in Heywood on Thursday (20 July).
Kentmere Academy, which has a strict and effective no bullying policy, has been added to the Diana Award Roll of Honour.
Redwood School in Rochdale attended the Bury College B-Fest which raised £3,000 which will go towards a residential trip for Foundation Studies students.
Kingsway Park High School students celebrated in style at their 2017 prom at The Bella Vista.
The evening culminated with the crowning of the Prom King, Harries Sajid and Prom...
Ben Godley-Teers was named Student of the Year at the Kingsway Park High School Academic Awards evening.
Over 300 Brownies gathered at Ashworth Valley for the ‘Brownies Mission Survive’.
Brownies were offered an array of physical and mentally testing tasks, and worked through a...
Abbie Holt has been selected to appear in the musical rendition of classical novel Jane Eyre in Preston later this year after a gruelling three-and-a-half-hour audition.
Blind footballer Azeem Amir has joined Inspire A Star to help him reach his international dream of playing for the England Blind Football team.
A full set of replacement play equipment for the fire damaged children’s play area on Caldershaw Road has now been received and is awaiting installation by a specialist team.
Pennine Scout District Commissioner Alan Sharkey and Group Scout Leader Norma Brandon have both been awarded with the County Commissioners’ Commendation at the GMN County AGM on...
The children at Sunshine Preschool had their end of year trip to Legoland, Trafford Centre on 12 July.
They had fun making Lego models, run around the soft play area, go on...
Heywood’s first Homesharer, Doreen Fairclough 79, has gone from ‘Desperate Housewife’ to Dom Little’s ‘Dolly Bird’ after she appeared on BBC’s Right on the Money programme on...
Over 30 Middleton residents have objected to a planning application proposing a new takeaway on Market Place where the Exotic Spice restaurant used to be.
Date Published 19/07/2017
This year's Royal Horticultural Society’s inspiring ‘Greening Grey Britain’ project for Rochdale In Bloom has created lots of local interest with inspiring projects, all with the...
The Friends of Ashworth Valley’s three-mile Heritage Trail has been praised by Rochdale Rambler, Roy Thorniley.
The Dale in the Community Trust has been awarded £80,000 over the next two years by the Premier League Charitable Fund (PLCF) to continue delivering the Primary Stars Programme.
Our Bible Hour at 4:30pm on Sunday 23 July is entitled “The Bible – superior to politics”. We read in Daniel chapter 4 verse 32 that “the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men,...
After 20 years of inspiring work with the Greave Community Base and over 35 years fighting for local people, Barbara and Rick Todd have swapped ‘rocking the boat’ for ‘rocking...
Date Published 18/07/2017
Mayor and Mayoress Ian and Christine Duckworth were joined by guests for Afternoon Tea held at the Unitarian Church Hall on Saturday (15 July) to raises finds for Breast Cancer...
International pupils at Kingsway Park High School in Rochdale have received top marks from famous poet Tony Walsh following their moving work in the aftermath of the Manchester...
Milnrow Band has appointed David Gillson to the principal cornet seat.
David joins the band from the Fairey Band of Stockport where he played repiano cornet and deputised as...
Date Published 17/07/2017
A fund raising Concert at Riverside Whitworth featured Whitworth Vale and Healey Band, Whitworth (Junior) Academy Band, and Champion Section Milnrow Band.
Residents are moving in to the new block of eleven apartments that has just been completed on the Strand.
Woodland wildlife and school children visiting Hollingworth Lake this spring and summer have been the real winners of an exciting new volunteering project supported by a grant...
Date Published 16/07/2017
9-30am Holy Communion on Sunday 23 July is with Rev Andrew Howell and the Baptism of Neve Carys Hughes, followed by refreshments in the Hall.
Christ Church, Healey - Morning...
Year 9 Make It Challenge
On Friday 7 July Mr O’Doherty and Mr Pullan took a team of eight Year 9 Engineering students to Manchester United’s Old Trafford ground to take part in...
Christian Warburton, from Littleborough, is aiming to help Red Star Boxing raise £10,000 for the Christie charity.
Date Published 15/07/2017
Springhill Hospice’s award-winning gardens will once again be open for everyone to enjoy.The Open Garden Day will see the grounds of the Broad Lane Hospice blooming and bursting...
Date Published 14/07/2017
Green was the colour to be seen in at Whitworth Community High School as the school took part in the ‘Be Seen in Green’ fundraiser.
Katie Heath, 12, and her mum Elizabeth raised £525 by organising an afternoon tea at their church.
Consistency, clarity and confidence were just some of the skills school pupils from across Greater Manchester put into practice during the 2017 Bury College Debating Challenge.
Rochdale Classic Car Show, Concerts, Live Music, Try Fishing, Rochdale Hornets v London Broncos, Lacrosse ‘have a go’ sessions, Motown & 60's Dance, Irish Dance Night, Rochdale...
Date Published 13/07/2017
Young people participated in youth engagement and crime prevention event at Rochdale Leisure Centre on Friday 7 July.
The South Pennines is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors, from the unspoilt beauty of the moorlands to the fascinating heritage of the industrial revolution, there’s so...
Former Rochdale footballer Geoff Thomas has been forced to pull out of the Three Tours cycling challenge because of a hip infection.
Former policewoman and JP Ann Stott took up her Rochdale Rotary President's duty for the next 12 months from John Holder at a handover ceremony at Richard Street Masonic Buildings...
Leah Butterworth, Codie Barron and Abby Pickering helped their cheerleading team to become European Champions in Croatia.
The three Whitworth High School students were in the...
Karen Hamnett, Diane Newton, Sally Robinson and Jason Corrin Powell ordained at the Diocese of Manchester Ordination of Deacons service at Manchester Cathedral by David Walker,...
Reuse Littleborough would like your cast off school uniforms.
White shirts, blouses and polo's, dark coloured shorts, pants and skirts, black shoes, pumps, school bags, PE...
Karen Isherwood and Irene Banham have retired from Whitworth Community High School after completing almost 40 years of service.
Young fire cadets at Whitworth Community High School put on a display for their parents as they successfully ‘passed out’.
Russell Brown has donated £1,400 to the Rotary Club of Rochdale East in memory of his father Bill, a longstanding member of the club.
Date Published 12/07/2017
Work on the new Strand development at the heart of Kirkholt is progressing well and is on track to open on schedule in summer 2018.
Castleton residents need to be vigilant after a number of burglaries over the last week, police are warning.
13-year-old Riccardo Atherton, from Rochdale, has made it through to the semi-finals of The Voice Kids.
Around 60 students from years 7-11 took part in the Catholic Athletics at Sport City on Tuesday. We finished 3rd overall out of 12 schools after some excellent personal and team...
Rigby’s Guardians are appealing for bikers across the borough to make Robert Holmes’ prom night on Tuesday 18 July one to remember.
Date Published 11/07/2017
The children in the Nursery went to Animal Quackers Farm in Bacup. They got to pet baby rabbits, rats and kittens. Farmer Terry gave them lots of facts about how the animals live...
Dale fans have rallied together to fund the trip of a lifetime for Spanish supporter Jesús Sánchez - bringing him to the UK to see the club play for the first time ever.
Waterways charity the Canal & River Trust wants to recruit new volunteers to join a new Towpath Taskforce to help care for the 200-year old Rochdale Canal in Littleborough.
Hopwood Hall College beat 79 other colleges to win the BLC’s Learning Impact Award.
Young people and staff from the Early Break team visited Bilal Mosque on the evening of Tuesday 4 July.
This is the time of year when Heywood Foodbank starts to struggle; as summer progresses, the shelves begin to empty.
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