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It is "obscene" for the Council to spend £90,000 on the Feel Good Festival "whilst support for those in need is being cut", says a local resident.
Date Published 19/09/2018
In response to the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) Inquiry's findings that passengers in the city-region were "let down by rail industry failures" during this summer's chaos on the...
Date Published 20/09/2018
Very strong winds are likely to develop on Thursday evening and overnight into Friday morning.
Highways England is advising drivers to take care and be prepared for strong gales later this morning across northern England.
All businesses in the borough of Rochdale visited by underage mystery shoppers in July passed sales tests.
An article published on Friday 24 August - incorrectly - alleged raw meat was being dragged on the ground when being delivered to Haji Cash and Carry.
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Date Published 31/08/2018
Over 100 doctors from clinics across the North West visited Hopwood Hall College for a national update on ‘Protecting Patients and Supporting Doctors’.
A health academy that aims to attract new skills and workers to the borough launched at Rochdale Football Club on Wednesday 12 September, with the Mayor Councillor Mohammed Zaman...
Handmade bobble hats have been donated to Royal Oldham’s Postnatal ward as a result of Healthwatch Rochdale’s facilitation of Rochdale User Carer Forum.
Restriction and location: temporary cycle lane closure: On the east side of Hollin Lane from a point 125 metres north of its junction with Hazelhurst Drive for a distance of 56...
Date Published 18/09/2018
A fourth planning application has been lodged for a controversial property on Long Street in Middleton.
A collision in Heywood closed Rochdale Road on Tuesday morning (18 September).
Over 100 people turned supersleuth for a murder mystery at Rochdale Town Hall on Friday (14 September).
A petition has been launched calling for streetlights on Wildhouse Lane.
One of the borough’s darkest roads, there are no streetlights along the entire 50mph stretch between...
Parents Against Grooming UK (PAGUK) has launched its ‘Parkwatch’ parent patrols.
Customers travelling to and from Manchester Airport can now have an easier and more affordable journey when travelling by rail.
A new approach to support residents in Rochdale town centre, to improve their skills and find better and more secure jobs, has been launched.
Date Published 17/09/2018
Stay safe, stay back - that is the message from Highways England, as it reveals the extent - and impact - of tailgating on the country’s major roads and motorways.
Week commencing Monday 3 to Sunday 10 September
Monday, there was a flag raising at the town hall for Merchant Navy Day. This is held every year on the 3 September to honour...
Bus passengers can now pay for their tickets using contactless across all First Manchester vehicles.
A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a collision in Sudden on Thursday night (13 September).
Date Published 14/09/2018
Almost 3,000 cannabis plants were discovered by police in an industrial unit on Thursday (13 September).
Outpatient and theatre appointments were cancelled throughout The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust on Thursday due to problems with IT systems, network and email.
A senior coroner from Heywood is considering whether to seek a public inquiry over a pathologist who is accused of failing post-mortems.
The Transport for the North Board met in Sheffield on Thursday, and welcomed the allocation of nearly £3bn over the next five years by government as the first phase of upgrading...
A troubleshooter is to be appointed by the Government to deal with the rail chaos affecting the North of England.
Renovations at Rochdale Cenotaph are currently under way as the borough prepares for the remembrance centenary in November.
Rochdale’s Valley Vet Care is appealing for keen knitters who would be willing to knit some jumpers for their inpatients this winter.
The Bishop of Manchester, David Walker, is supporting the End Hunger UK petition, calling on the government to "fix Universal Credit" to reduce the number of families struggling...
Councils in Greater Manchester could be among the first English authorities outside London to enforce certain traffic offences, but only if the government relaxes its current...
Lloyds Bank will close its Heywood branch next year, it was announced on Thursday (13 September).
Date Published 13/09/2018
Pennines: Restriction and location: temporary closure of: the northerly carriageway of Halifax Road, Smallbridge, from its junction with Wardle Road to its junction with Bridge...
A man has been taken to hospital under the mental health act after police were called to a house off Kingsway.
A man fell from a bridge over the M62 and died on Thursday morning (13 September).
Parents are being urged to make sure their children are immunised against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR).
Rochdale AFC is supporting the Red Box Project – a campaign aimed to prevent period poverty within the local community and ensure no young women in Rochdale miss school or suffer...
Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham said: “Along with Leaders from across the North, I have continually called on the Government to introduce Delay Repay compensation for 15...
A senior Greater Manchester Police officer who led some of the forces most serious investigations has been given an award by his staff association.
Rochdale Shopmobility celebrated their 25th anniversary of providing an invaluable service to the town on 10 September.
Date Published 12/09/2018
A ‘sophisticated’ cannabis farm was discovered in an empty building on Drake Street on Wednesday (12 September).
A former director of a Rochdale climbing centre has pleaded guilty to three counts of child sex offence.
Grassy areas in Springfield Park have become damaged as vehicles have taken to driving across them.
Since Monday 3 September, passengers have been experiencing trouble buying and displaying tickets on TfGM's 'get me there' app.
A support group specifically for male survivors of sexual abuse is being launched in Rochdale.
The Boundary Commission proposals to split the Heywood and Middleton constituency and remove the name of Heywood entirely from the parliamentary map has been condemned by Heywood...
Transport and skills based education are top of the Greater Manchester devolution wish-list, the mayor has said.
A new, more effective flu vaccine for those aged 65 and over this winter has the potential to prevent deaths and significantly reduce the burden on the NHS.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid has confessed that police do not have enough resources to ‘do their jobs effectively.’
Police forces are struggling to deliver effective services due to funding cuts, a new report from the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned.
A Rochdale woman has shared her secrets for affordable holidays in a new travel book.
People on low incomes are set to benefit from a new Government savings account that offers a 50% bonus. Help to Save will reward savers with an extra 50p for every £1 saved,...
Residents in Littleborough and Rochdale are being invited share their thoughts on future flood risk management at two community drop-in sessions.
Date Published 11/09/2018
How to counsel someone with mental health problems should be taught in the same way we train people to save lives through CPR, says local health campaigner Dr Zahid Chauhan.
Local hospitals are making tens of thousands of pounds from vending machines.
The Government’s "reckless ignorance of the demands on policing and the funding needed to sustain it have been exposed", says the Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester.
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