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Wardleworth Community Centre Association and Youth Connections Rochdale are aiming to bring a ‘fun-filled family science day’ to Rochdale for the first time ever on Saturday 12 March, but need your help to make it happen.
Date Published 25/02/2017
Deeplish Community Centre has launched a ‘Wellbeing Project’ in response to demand for welfare advice.
The project came about because of a number of people facing difficulty...
A tree felled by Storm Doris on Thursday, blocking Edenfield Road, has been removed by resident Paul Ellison, helped by Rick Solan, of RS Landscapes.
The campaign to plant 10,000 in the Rochdale borough saw 150 native British trees planted on Tunshill Golf Course in Milnrow this week. Members of the '10,000 trees group', the...
Date Published 24/02/2017
As part of ongoing initiatives to increase matchday attendances, Rochdale AFC has teamed up with RBH to offer its members an exclusive discount for the Dale versus Gillingham...
ESOL students at Hopwood Hall College donated £111.40 to Alzheimer's Society after holding an international cook off and ceilidh.
Date Published 23/02/2017
Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs pantomime, Soul, Funk & Motown Night, Primary Care Commissioning Committee Meeting, Middleton's Mystery History Tour, Rochdale Hornets v Halifax, The...
Students and staff at Hopwood Hall College welcomed senior figures to celebrate another successful year at the college.
Hare Hill House, which is being transformed into a community arts space, has seen a boost to its renovation work, thanks to support from local housebuilder, Barratt Homes North...
Rochdale Borough Council leader Richard Farnell has demanded Google remove an 'insulting' spoof website that mocks the Kirkholt area of his ward from its search results.
Date Published 22/02/2017
The Petrus Community is gearing up to launch two art projects next month, as the homeless charity opens its doors in the Rochdale Exchange Shopping Centre.
Volunteers helped to plant 300 new trees in Wince Brook in Middleton on Saturday 18 February.
The trees, shrubs and bluebell bulbs were planted in four areas around the nature...
Two Elvis Presley fundraisers at Spotland Social Club raised £500 each for prostate and breast cancer research.
Councillor Andy Kelly was on TV this week, winning through to the finals of Channel 4 show 'Fifteen to One'.
As part of seven-year-old Jack James homework he had to write about Rochdale and his favourite parts of the town.
Rochdale Man of the Year Alan Wrigley has collected £1,500 towards a mission to send five-year-old Millie Moran, who suffers from a series of rare and degenerative conditions, to...
Rochdale Rotary Club has supported three worthwhile causes with donations totaling £9,000 recently.
Date Published 21/02/2017
Girlguiding groups from Milnrow District gathered together to celebrate World Thinking Day as one, with celebrations focused on ‘growing’.
Girlguiding groups from Heywood Division, ranging from Rainbows to The Senior Section, joined with the Trefoil Guild at St Margaret’s school to celebrate World Thinking Day as...
Rochdale Hornets’ Sporting Foundation linked up with Beech House School to deliver rugby league sessions to students at the school.
Smithy Bridge won the Rochdale Primary School Origins tournament at Cardinal Langley RC High School on Wednesday 8 February.
Jean Clegg, a former Brownie Leader at St James, has been presented with a 30 year service award and certificate having completed three decades of service to guiding.
Chris Riley, a vulnerable tenant who was sleeping on his dad’s sofa, is thrilled to be moving into his own flat.
In 1977, momentous events were taking place across the UK as the Queen celebrated her Silver Jubilee... and village pantomimes began taking place at St Gabriel’s Primary School in...
Junction Community Library in Middleton is thriving after an increased take-up of activities and events at the newly refurbished centre.
Greater Manchester Fire Service visited Hopwood Hall College in a bid to take to educate young people on the real world dangers of careless driving.
Date Published 20/02/2017
Residents and committee management are campaigning to save Wardleworth Community Centre after withdrawal of funding has been proposed by Rochdale Borough Council.
Middleton Rotary has donated £150 to Nordoff Robbins, the the largest independent music therapy charity in the UK dedicated to changing the lives of vulnerable and isolated...
Milnrow Band will be competing in the North West Regional Championships at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool on Sunday 26 February.
Time is running out for community projects in Greater Manchester to enter Yorkshire Bank’s Spirit of the Community Awards 2017 for a chance to share a funding boost of £75,000 to...
We give a big warm welcome to John Nuttall who will be leading us in Praise and Worship to our God at 10.00am before speaking to us on Sunday morning. The young folk go out to...
We have another big social event coming up at St Andrew's with a visit by 'The Little Jazz Funk Orchestra' who will be presenting a concert in church on Saturday, 4 March.
A warm welcome awaits you at Wardle Village Church as we celebrate our Morning Anglican Communion Service with Rev Denise Owen at 11.00am on Sunday morning.
Harry Tait celebrated his 16th birthday by taking to the skies to fly an aircraft single-handedly - a year before he can begin learning to drive a car.
Date Published 17/02/2017
Dr Fayyaz Afzal OBE, who grew up in Rochdale, was sworn in as the first blind District Judge in the UK at Derby Combined Crown Court on Friday (17 February).
Rochdale Borough Youth Brass Band was awarded fifth place at the 2017 Action Medical Research Youth Entertainment Championships at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on Sunday (12...
Year 6 pupils from St John Fisher School in Middleton had a fun and interactive session recently with a team from HMRC to learn all about Tax. This is part of a wider programme...
Rochdale AFC v Charlton, Rochdale Hornets v Hull Kingston Rovers, American Wrestling, Afternoon Tea, Live Music, Karoke, 80s Disco, Rochdale Ramblers Sunday Walks – lots to do...
When brave Ella Chadwick from Rochdale crossed the finish line of the Mini Great Manchester Run last year, it was one of the most heartwarming moments of the weekend.
West Pennine Myeloma Support Group formerly known as the North Manchester and Bury Myeloma Support Group celebrates their 10th anniversary in February 2017.
Residents and businesses in the Milnrow and Newhey will be pleased to hear that much needed gully cleaning and drainage repairs Kiln Lane, Dale Street and Edmund Street are soon...
Date Published 16/02/2017
Adam Ball is running the 156-mile ultra marathon Marathon des Sables across the Sahara Desert to raise £8,000 for Hope for Children in April.
Jacqui Stephens, a volunteer from Rochdale, has released a single called ‘Children of Syria’ in order to raise funds for SKT-Welfare, a UK-registered charity that provides...
Students from Rochdale Sixth Form College braved the elements at weekend (11 and 12 February) for their Duke of Edinburgh navigation training.
Date Published 14/02/2017
A planning application has been re-submitted to build 45 houses on the brownfield site of the former Ladyhouse Works on Newhey Road in Milnrow.
The demolition of Angel Meadow Flats in Heywood is well under way, with two blocks already demolished, and a third under way on Tuesday (14 February).
Aspiring athlete Lauren Booth looks to represent the UK’s cross country team after making the grade to represent Greater Manchester at the Cross-Country Inter-Counties...
Police Community Support Officers Colin Taylor and Lauren Whelan have recovered and refitted an elderly man’s fence panels after they were recently stolen from his property.
The world’s most expensive footballer, Paul Pogba,sprung a surprise on 11-year-old Jenson Hawkins, a year seven pupil at St Cuthbert’s Roman Catholic High School.
The Heywood Model Railway Group will be holding its annual exhibition at Rochdale Town Hall. Layouts owned by the club and those from club members along with other model railway...
Groups, businesses and individuals in Norden Village are backing a campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities in March 2017.
Young chefs Kyle Rosebury, Marcus Carter-Strutt and Lucinda Lageard have made it through to the Country Range Student Chef Challenge final.
Following the tragic fire in Withington which claimed the lives of a man and a woman, friends from Rochdale and Bury are pulling together to raise money for the family to rebuild...
At least seven more two-litre bottles of urine have appeared in Wince Brook, with two more appearing between Tuesday 7 and Friday 10 February, adding to five from the week before.
A fight that broke out between a number of students at the Middleton campus of Hopwood Hall College has resulted in seven students being suspended and one expelled, and is being...
Date Published 13/02/2017
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