Main News

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

Sport News

Mixed Martial Arts: Local woman selected to take part in Amateur World Championships

Charlotte Brown

A woman from Rochdale has been selected for the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation Amateur World Championships in Bahrain between 11-18 November.

Date Published 21/09/2018

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Community News

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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Business News

Middleton roads one of the most complained about in annual pothole survey

Roads in the M24 postcode area in Middleton are one of the most complained about in Greater Manchester, a study in to conditions of the local road network in Greater Manchester has revealed.

Date Published 21/09/2018

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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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