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A man has died following a collision in Heywood

Junction of Newhouse Road and Walton Street

A 65-year-old man has died following a collision between a silver Mercedes and silver Volkswagen Transporter on Walton Street, Heywood on Monday afternoon (24 September).

Date Published 25/09/2018

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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

Sport News

Boxing: Miah in great start to the new season for Hamer

Hamer coach Alan Bacon, Monir Miah, Hamer coach Steven Connellan

Monir Miah, representing Hamer Amateur Boxing Club, when he beat local favourite Tuseef Suleman of KBW Boxing Club in the first bout of the new season at the Al Hikmah Community Centre in Batley on Friday.

Date Published 25/09/2018

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Community News

Hare Hill House Macmillan Coffee Morning

Hare Hill House Macmillan Coffee Morning

Over £1,800 was raised for charity at the Hare Hill House Macmillan Coffee Morning on Saturday (22 September).

Date Published 25/09/2018

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Business News

North’s manufacturing and high-tech sectors dominate as NPIF reaches £100m

Jake Berry & Grant Peggie

The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) is marking another milestone as it celebrates backing £100 million of investment across the Northern Powerhouse region.

Date Published 25/09/2018

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: The new Rochdale Riverside

Rochdale Riverside takes shape - Mike Lane, Willmott Dixon Operations Director, Cllr Allen Brett, leader of Rochdale Borough Council, Steve Rumbelow, Chief Executive of Rochdale Borough Council, John Searle, Director of Economy at Rochdale Borough Council

Dear Editor,

Where does Councillor Brett get the number £17 million into our local economy from?

Date Published 25/09/2018

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