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A Rochdale community matron has been given the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse by community nursing charity The Queen’s Nursing Institute.
Date Published 21/07/2018
Littleborough Rushbearing Festival, Middfest 2018, Space Gem Life-Size Interactive Game, Music Serenade, Falinge Park Food Festival & Fun Day, Rochdale AFC v Hull City, Autism...
Date Published 19/07/2018
A student at Hopwood Hall College, went one better than just a ‘test drive’ when he turned his work experience placement into a full time job.
A cricket match in memory of local businessman Peter Docker has raised over £1,800 for charity.
Date Published 20/07/2018
Primary school children swapped the classroom for Rochdale Town Hall’s historic chamber as part of National Democracy Week.
Stuart Smith, a Plastering Apprentice at Hopwood Hall College, has been nominated for the biggest award in the UK plastering industry - the Regional Worshipful Company of...
An aspiring young writer will have his ‘A Different Story of Rochdale’ narrative performed on the stage after winning a playwriting competition.
A selfless seven-year-old girl has raised £400 with a charity haircut on 19 July.
A book of poems is to be published in memory of their gifted writer, Julia Elizabeth McClay, by the Middleton charitable foundation J.E.M’s Place.
Dale In The Community Sports Trust, in conjunction with the Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment Scheme, has been helping to inspire local children.
A graduate from Rochdale is set to return to her former primary school as a teacher after graduating with a first-class Bachelor of Arts degree on Wednesday (18 July).
A Rochdale student has achieved his education dreams 10 years after risking his life to flee Afghanistan in search of a better life.
Castleton Post Office is once again closed.
Councillor Billy Sheerin said: “Our Post office has been closed for the past three weeks and the people of my village are very angry...
Petrus Incredible Edible Rochdale (PIER) has been drumming up support from residents for the Royal Horticultural Societies (RHS) Britain In Bloom competition.
A heroic policeman from Rochdale who single-handedly saved a man from an icy river has won a prestigious Police Bravery Award.
Tanya Kennedy has won the Volunteer Champion award for Revitalise.
Jack Travers from Year 6 pupils at St Peter’s Church of England Primary School won the raffle ticket to choose his very own bike, helmet and plenty of accessories for attending...
Kingsway Park High School recently hosted their first Careers Fair.
Two young men are aiming to raise £2,000 for charity by cycling from Rochdale to London this weekend.
After spending almost two decades serving on Hopwood Hall College Corporation, Robert Clegg OBE officially stepped down as chairman of the Board at a board meeting on 5 July 2018....
Date Published 18/07/2018
The Co-op on Rooley Moor Road raised over £150 for Rochdale Connections Trust on Saturday.
Hopwood Hall College staff passed their £500 fundraising target during the Manchester to Blackpool charity cycle, raising £1,225 in aid of Cancer Research.
Our Bible Hour this Sunday is entitled ‘Don’t blame the devil – the Bible blames you’.
One of the nation’s best loved children’s comics will provide the inspiration for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge across local libraries.
Date Published 17/07/2018
The work of a former Member of Rochdale Youth Parliament in improving the lives of young people in the borough is being recognised with a 'Diana Award'.
A tank floral display has been installed on a patch of land near Kiln Lane in Milnrow.
A Rochdale primary school teacher has been awarded a place to visit CERN - the European Organisation for Nuclear Research - in Switzerland by The Ogden Trust, the charity...
Date Published 16/07/2018
The daughter of a former Rochdale Hornets chairman has graduated from the University of Manchester with a Master’s Degree in Gender, Sexuality and Culture.
A team of eight girls from Rochdale and Middleton have received the highest accolade in British youth football, being crowned ESF National Champions at the ESF Grand Finale, held...
The Year 6 children of St Peter’s Church of England Primary School, Rochdale went on an end of year retreat to Whalley Abbey, set in the stunning grounds and ruins of a 14th...
The children in Year 6 performed their annual production which was all about Noah’s Ark on Monday.
Holy Communion at Christ Church, Healey is at 10.00am, Sunday 22 July with the Rev. Andrew Howell, followed by refreshments in the Parish Hall.
Come along, you are welcome at our Sunday Service which starts at 10.00am, children's groups available.
The Year 6 children from St Peter’s Church of England Primary School, Rochdale attended the Leavers’ Service at Manchester Cathedral on Wednesday 13 June.
Jolly Josh has been named as Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year by the Littleborough store on Harehill Road.
Date Published 14/07/2018
Rochdale’s Kentmere Academy came out top of the class with the primary school of the year accolade in the Manchester School Awards.
Date Published 13/07/2018
Samantha Smith’s dad is aiming to raise £2,000 towards the next operation to fuse his daughter’s spine.
Heywood Cricket Club will be holding a tribute to a former Heywood Cricket Club player Kenny Farrar on Saturday.
George Holt, the outgoing Children’s Champion for Rochdale said: "I have loved my time being Children’s Champion for the Borough of Rochdale and for me it has made the year 2017 –...
Children at Smithy Bridge Primary School are flying high after again winning the council’s ‘name the peregrine falcon chick’ competition.
A local resident is aiming to raise £900 for a new children's swing at a park in Alkrington.
Summer Fayre, Rochdale Classic Car and Bike Show, Rochdale Plastic Patrol, Greenbelt Groove Festival, Evenings of Music, Family Fun Days, Gin Tasting Night, Ladies Soft Ball...
A talented dancer from Norden has won a scholarship to a performing arts school in Chester.
Date Published 12/07/2018
Planning permission for a religious cross sculpture on green belt land in Norden was denied at the Planning and Licensing Committee on Monday (9 July).
Samantha Smith has launched a petition calling for the government to do more for patients with genetic disorder Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS).
Ian Jones from Rochdale will be doing the 150m swim, Team Captain Billy Monger will do the 1km push/run and fellow Everyday Superhero competition winners Caleb & Callistus from...
A local gym has chosen Springhill Hospice as its charity of the year.
St Peter’s Church of England Primary School in Rochdale, attended the Year 4 service at St Michael’s Church in Bamford on Tuesday 10 July. The children had created two prayer...
Rotarian Helen Jungmyar invited Carla McBride, fundraiser for Grace’s Place, along to Middleton Rotary Club’s meeting on Monday, 9 July, to talk about a relatively new children’s...
Date Published 11/07/2018
Whitworth enjoyed its annual Family Fun Day on Sunday.
Castleton Primary School celebrated 50 years of its Parent and Teacher Association (PTA) with a barbecue on Saturday (7 July).
Date Published 10/07/2018
Hundreds young people and carers were entertained at a celebration day for the achievements of the borough’s cared for children.
The Royal Toby held their first, very successful Royal Ascot Ladies Day in The Rhyddings Suite, to raise money for a fantastic local charity, Springhill Hospice, on Thursday 21...
The Diocese of Manchester has been successful in its bid for £2.1 million from the Church Commissioners’ Strategic Development Fund to develop projects that will help grow a...
Rochdale Rotary Club had a handover ceremony at The Masonic Buildings Richard Street on Thursday 5 July when Rotarian Keith Banks began his year in office.
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