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No public inquiry into ‘incorrect’ and 'inadequate' post-mortems

Heywood’s Phoenix Centre, where the Coroner's office is located

A Heywood coroner has rejected calls for a public inquiry into a pathologist who has been accused of failing post-mortems.

Date Published 21/09/2018

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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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Football: Rochdale AFC Academy partnership with Milnrow Juniors FC

Rochdale AFC Academy with Milnrow Juniors FC

Rochdale AFC Academy has agreed a partnership with Milnrow Juniors FC.

Date Published 21/09/2018

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Rochdale in Bloom receives gold medal for Tatton Park Flower Show display

Rochdale in Bloom was awarded a gold medal

Rochdale in Bloom has received a gold medal for its outstanding display at the Tatton Park Flower Show earlier this year.

Date Published 21/09/2018

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Business News

Manufacturers are not preparing for a no-deal Brexit

EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation

New research published today by EEF, The Manufacturers’ Organisation, shows that over four fifths of manufacturers in the North West believe it important that Brexit negotiations ensure there are no tariffs on EU goods (83%), and that full access to the single market is retained (81%).

Date Published 21/09/2018

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Festival double standards - pay for one but not the other!

Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival

Dear Editor,

Why do literature lovers have to pay to attend the local literature festival and yet music lovers do not have to pay to attend the local Feel Good Festival?

Date Published 20/09/2018

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