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Martin Cowper of Johannesburg, South Africa has contacted Rochdale Online looking for relatives of his mother, Marjorie Cowper (née Hornby) who was born in Rochdale before...
Date Published 28/05/2020
JD Wetherspoon has confirmed it will reopen its pubs, including its three in the Rochdale borough, with social distancing measures when the government gives it the nod.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of people in the Rochdale borough claiming Universal Credit has increased by more than a third, latest figures show.
Bella Ashton, eight, is taking on a marathon challenge to raise vital funds for the Heywood Foodbank.
Bella will walk 90 laps in a field near her house to complete the 26.2 mile...
The finalists in the Rochdale’s Got Talent contest – which is aiming to raise £10,000 for Springhill Hospice – have been revealed.
Date Published 27/05/2020
A Covid-19 emotional support line for black and ethnic minority communities in Greater Manchester is now live.
The helpline, setup by the charity The Guardian Project, offers...
Chief executive of Rochdale Council, Steve Rumbelow, says there are still ‘big questions’ over how track and trace – the next big step in preventing the spread of coronavirus – is...
The council’s annual name the peregrine falcon chick competition has been launched after two chicks successfully hatched in the nesting area at Rochdale Town Hall 10 days ago.
The Trafford Centre has released details about how it will safely support the gradual reopening of non-essential retail stores at the centre in line with Government guidelines.
The Conservative Member of Parliament for Heywood & Middleton, Chris Clarkson says he believes that Dominic Cummings was ‘acting in the best interests of his family, but stretched...
The Women Against Groomers group is demanding legal action against the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, for failing to deport three members of the Rochdale grooming gang – despite...
Councils are committing millions to make commutes more cycle-friendly as people go back to work.
As lockdown eases, people who can’t work from home are being encouraged to begin...
A Syrian refugee doctor based at The Royal Oldham Hospital has shared his experiences of working on the NHS frontline during Covid-19 with BBC News.
Date Published 26/05/2020
An application for funding to investigate the restoration of the Rochdale-Heywood-Bury railway line has been successful in a first round of government funding to support rail...
Local foster carers Tammi and Peter Lumb are sharing details of their lockdown lives in the hope that others will come forward to be foster carers.
A paper to understand the characteristics of grooming gangs and help deliver justice for victims will be published by the government later this year.
The leader of Rochdale Council’s Conservative group says Dominic Cummings should have resigned – or been sacked – for the ‘overwhelming good of the country’.
In the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, tens of thousands of face masks have been donated to care homes in Rochdale, Bury and Middleton, whilst staff at Rochdale Infirmary...
The Rochdale borough is set to receive a £2.1m share of a new £600 million Infection Control Fund, introduced to tackle the spread of Covid-19 in care homes.
As we enter another week of lockdown, the novelty of working from home has started to wear off. Without the re-assuring repetitiveness of your daily commute and the friendly...
Two 12-year-old children have been arrested on suspicion of arson in relation to the Sparthbottoms fire on Saturday (23 May).
Sight loss charity British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) has announced a new service which enables them to continue to support people living with sight loss in Greater...
Date Published 25/05/2020
A little boy from Alkrington has donated his long hair to the Little Princess Trust, after undergoing his very first haircut.
A group of friends who wanted to do their bit to help those on the front line have handed out more than 11,000 lunches to ensure workers can eat while they battle Covid-19.
Heywood residents are concerned that development is taking place on green belt land near Crimble Mill - without a planning application - after an excavator and people in hi-vis...
Fraudsters are posting ads online falsely claiming to be selling pets, such as puppies and kittens, asking victims who respond to the ad to put down a deposit for the pet to...
Date Published 24/05/2020
Crews from Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service (GMFRS) remain at the scene of a fire at a scrapyard on Corporation Road in Rochdale, though the fire itself is all but out.
After a month’s long fasting, Muslims in Rochdale and around the world will mark the end of Ramadan this weekend with the festival of Eid ul Fitr.
A massive fire has broken out at a scrapyard in Sparthbottoms, Rochdale this evening (Saturday 23 May 2020).
Fire crews are currently at the scene of the fire on Corporation Road...
Date Published 23/05/2020
The son of Rochdale artist George Mainwaring is searching for information regarding several of his father’s paintings.
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