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The chairman of the Open Spaces Society has claimed green spaces across the UK are “under unprecedented threat as the law on town and village greens is in the balance.”
Date Published 22/07/2019
The Open Spaces Society, Britain’s oldest national conservation body, is calling on communities to identify now, any land which might be eligible for registration as a town or...
Date Published 15/06/2019
Drivers are today, Tuesday 14 May, being warned to look out for deer roaming on to the country’s roads and posing risks to road users.
Date Published 15/05/2019
Volunteers from around Norden turned out in force with litter pickers at the ready for the annual Great British Spring Clean on Saturday (23 March).
Date Published 25/03/2019
A cash boost of more than £38,000 to back efforts in cleaning up high streets and town centres will be received by Rochdale Borough Council from a £9.75 million government fund.
Date Published 20/03/2019
A plaque naming Heritage Green as a registered village green has been installed on a stone marker on Wednesday (27 February).
Date Published 28/02/2019
A spring on Heritage Green, Norden that used to serve a dye factory is being decommissioned.
Date Published 30/01/2019
Gaining official status as a village green could become a less long-winded process after new proposals were approved by Rochdale Borough Council.
Date Published 03/01/2019
Following a lengthy journey for Heritage Green to be approved as a village green in Norden, residents and delegates alike have shared their delight after the application was...
Date Published 19/10/2018
A community group is celebrating after winning a three-and-a-half year fight to have a village green officially recognised.
Date Published 18/10/2018
An application to consider whether land in Norden should become a village green has been passed to be heard at the next full council meeting on Wednesday 17 October.
Date Published 26/09/2018
An application to consider whether land in Norden should become a village green looks set to be approved by Rochdale Borough Council’s cabinet on Tuesday (25 September).
Date Published 25/09/2018
An application to consider whether land in Norden should become a village green will be heard before cabinet on Tuesday (25 September).
Date Published 24/09/2018
An application to grant Village Green status to a piece of land at the junction of Caldershaw Road and Cut Lane in Norden has been taken back by Rochdale Borough Council - despite...
Date Published 15/06/2018
The decision about whether to grant Village Green status to a piece of land at the junction of Caldershaw Road and Cut Lane in Norden is to be passed on to an independent expert...
Date Published 15/03/2018
Heritage Green (field near Cut Lane, Shearing Avenue and Caldershaw Road, Norden) is to be recommended for approval as a Village Green.
Date Published 20/11/2017
Members of the local community from the young to the old came out in Norden at the weekend to support the Great British Spring Clean event, organised by Keep Britain Tidy and...
Date Published 06/03/2017
The Friends of Heritage Green hope the desire to achieve Village Green status for Heritage Green field in Norden will be boosted by the Open Spaces Society’s call on local...
Date Published 24/01/2017
A demonstration ramble/walk around the proposed development site in Bamford is to take place on Saturday 7 January.
Date Published 03/01/2017
The Friends of Heritage Green celebrated a major victory earlier this year when it persuaded Rochdale Borough Council to reverse its decision to sell Heritage Green.
Date Published 17/10/2016
The Friends of the Heritage Green on Caldershaw Road, Norden, are hoping that Rochdale Council will voluntarily dedicate the field as a Village Green to speed up their application...
Date Published 08/08/2016
Residents in Norden and Bamford were elated tonight (9 March) after plans to sell green recreational space at Cut Lane, Norden, and Swift Road, Bamford, were withdrawn by the...
Date Published 09/03/2016
The Friends of Heritage Green will celebrate its first anniversary on 28 February, fighting for over a year to persuade Rochdale Borough Council not to sell Heritage Green to...
Date Published 01/02/2016
Liz McInnes, Labour Member of Parliament for Heywood and Middleton, has pledged her support to residents in the fight to preserve a popular green space in Norden.
Date Published 20/10/2015
Rochdale Township Committee has deferred a decision on the sale of land at Cut Lane/Caldersahw Road and Swift Road until applications for Village Green status have been decided.
Date Published 17/09/2015
Council Officers and Councillors from the Rochdale Township Committee met with the Friends of Heritage Green at the Heritage Green site (at the junction of Caldershaw Road and Cut...
Date Published 18/08/2015
Rochdale Council is due to visit a playing field in Norden, which is currently under threat of being sold.
It is understood that the Chairman of the Rochdale Township...
Date Published 18/07/2015
The Friends of Heritage Green, a group of residents who are passionate about stopping the sale of a playing field in Norden, have written to Councillor Shaun O’Neil, the Chairman...
Date Published 30/06/2015
A group of local residents, who are passionate about stopping the sale of a playing field in Norden, are continuing their campaign to ensure that the council doesn’t go ahead with...
Date Published 19/06/2015
A packed meeting at Norden Library saw a new group established. Residents voted unanimously to agree a constitution for the group, allowing it to apply for funds and continue its...
Date Published 22/04/2015
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