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Council apprenticeship team winners at regional finals

Andy Turner and Toni Carter (centre) receiving the award for Macro Employer

The Rochdale Borough Council apprenticeship team were winners at the North West regional finals of the National Apprenticeship Awards held at the Manchester Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel.

Date Published 22/09/2018

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Book now: Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival

Writer and broadcaster Stuart Maconie will be sharing stories and insights from his retracing of the famous Jarrow March

The eight-day Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival, which runs from 15 – 22 October, will feature internationally acclaimed poet Simon Armitage CBE, television presenter and triathlete Louise Minchin, actress, author and presenter Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE, writer and broadcaster Stuart Maconie, and women’s rights activist Dr Helen Pankhurst amongst others.

Date Published 21/09/2018

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Local businessman wins gold at Brazilian Ju-Jitsu National Masters

Richard Tang with his gold medal

A local businessman won a gold medal at the Brazilian Ju-Jitsu National Masters in Hereford on Sunday 16 September.

Date Published 22/09/2018

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Middleton Brass Band crowned national champions

Middleton Brass Band crowned 2018 2nd Section National Champions

Middleton Brass Band was crowned 2018 Second Section National Champions at the recent National Finals Brass Band Contest held on 15 September at the Centaur, Cheltenham.

Date Published 21/09/2018

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Local construction company commended at National Apprenticeship Awards

Staff from Jackson Jackson and Sons at the awards with with the Council apprenticeship team

Local construction company Jackson, Jackson and Sons were highly commended in the SME (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) Employer of the Year category at the North West regional finals of the National Apprenticeship Awards held at the Manchester Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel.

Date Published 22/09/2018

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Off-road scum are not bikers!

The assailants approach the lorry

Dear Editor,

Regarding the article about "off-road scum" terrorising a lorry driver.

Date Published 21/09/2018

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