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Nisar Ali (24/10/1982), of Brideoak Street, Cheetham Hill, has been charged with section 18 assault, after a two-year-old girl from Rochdale was taken to hospital with serious head injuries.
Date Published 16/01/2017
The deadline to have your say regarding the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework proposals is 23.59 Monday 16 January.
BT has announced a crackdown on nuisance calls and launched a new free service - the first of its kind in the UK - that helps its home phone customers in Manchester stop the...
A second man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of Matthew McKenzie was found in Heywood.
Two men, aged 33 and 28, have now been arrested on suspicion of...
Date Published 15/01/2017
The family of Matthew McKenzie, who was murdered in Heywood, have paid tribute to him.
Matthew’s mother, Kathryn Jones, said: "We all loved him very much and will miss him...
Date Published 14/01/2017
A second resident has reported items stolen from his van in the early hours of Monday 9 January in the Pennine Gate estate off New Broad Lane, Rochdale.
Emergency services attended Ollerton block of Falinge flats on Thursday night (12 January) to reports of a fire, after a man fell asleep and burnt some bacon.
Members of the public are being warned not to be taken in by a telephone scam which has left a 72-year-old victim well over a thousand pound out of pocket.
People came together to release balloons at 6.00pm Friday (13 January) at Rochdale Town Hall in memory of Joshua McCormack, who died Friday morning at the age of five after a long...
Date Published 13/01/2017
St John Ambulance has issued advice about how the public, especially the elderly and vulnerable, can stay safe during this winter period.
A new army of champions will soon be stepping up the fight against cancer in Greater Manchester.
Local bus operator, First Bus, has been named the best large organisation for employee learning. The national accolade, presented by the Campaign for Learning, recognised the...
NHS teams from across the North of England have named North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) as ‘The Trust We Learned the Most From’ after an eight week ‘Action on A&E’...
Around 44 two-litre bottles of urine were dumped behind Apple Way in Middleton on Saturday (7 January).
The people of Rochdale are being asked to come together to release balloons at 6.00pm Friday (13 January) at Rochdale Town Hall and Whitworth Memorial Gardens in memory of Joshua...
The railway level crossing at Smithy Bridge is currently closed (Friday 13 January) and so all 456 – 458 buses diverting are diverting via the main road between Birch Road and...
Joshua McCormack, five, from Whitworth, died on Friday morning (13 January) at 1.30am after a long battle with brain cancer.
Mum Nicola said: “At 1.30am this morning our world...
The number of patients waiting longer than four hours for decisions or treatment in local hospital A&E departments more than doubled in the past year, new figures show.
Police are growing increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of 14-year-old Kyle Binns.
Jordan and James Smith have been arrested and charged with a number of offences.
The body of a man was discovered by a passer-by in an alleyway to the rear of Promenade Street, Heywood at around 11.25pm on Thursday (12 January).
An ambulance was immediately...
Train passengers in Rochdale have faced a second day of crowded carriages, delays, and reduced services this morning (12 January).
Date Published 12/01/2017
A service of remembrance and parade will be held in Heywood on Sunday 12 February to pay tribute to those who died in the conflict in Northern Ireland, including local man Lance...
A young man was hit by a car at the top of Drake Street, on the corner of Moore Street, at 9.25pm (Thursday 12 January).
The review that recommended the massive 34% increase in councillors' allowances cost Rochdale Borough Council close to £5,500.
A two-year-old girl from Rochdale is fighting for her life after she was taken to North Manchester General Hospital on Wednesday night (11 January) having suffered head injuries...
Severe delays of up to 50 minutes are to be expected on the M62 after a crash earlier today near J21 (Thursday 12 January) closed the motorway.
Two of the four lanes on the...
Several items of household furniture fly-tipped on Clegg Hall Road in Littleborough have been branded as ‘disgusting’ and ‘spoiling nice places’.
A well known Rochdale campaigner entered into the spirit of the New Year Honour’s list by being awarding a special tribute of his own – by his wife.
There are hazardous driving conditions on M62 in both directions between J21, A640 (Milnrow) and J22, A672 (Rishworth Moor), because of snow (Thursday 12 January).
A march has been planned for people to pay their respects to 22-year old Lance Corporal Scott Hetherington of Middleton, who died on Monday 2 January on duty in Iraq.
The body of Lance Corporal Scott Hetherington has been flown home today (Thursday 12 January), the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.
16-year old Caitlin Briggs from Castleton has been reported missing after she failed to return home after school yesterday (Wednesday 11 January)
A lane on the westbound carriageway of the M62 is closed between junctions J22 and J21 due to an incident (5.25pm).
Time to clear expected to clear and for normal traffic...
Date Published 11/01/2017
A third lot of fly-tipping has appeared on Lobden in little over a month, prompting more public outrage and concern for the local wildlife.
Residents in Balderstone are advised to be on alert after a theft from a vehicle in the early hours of Monday morning (9 January).
Get ready for winter
Prepare for a range of winter weathers such as cold, snow and ice, high winds and flooding.
Police are keen to reunite an iPad 4 with its owner.
The white iPad was recovered following enquiries and is believed to have been stolen.
Wednesday 11 January, it'll turn colder through the day with strong winds and local gales. There'll be scattered wintry showers, which will turn increasingly to snow later on,...
Police have linked more than 500 crimes across the country to the use of dating apps Tinder and Grindr, including murder, rape and child abuse, a Freedom of Information enquiry...
A suggestion that legislation should be introduced to ensure more women MPs are elected has been described as 'the wrong path to follow' by local MEP Louise Bours.
The M62 is closed to high sided vehicles between J21, A640 (Milnrow) and J26, M606 (Chain Bar), because of strong winds (8.00am Wednesday 11 January).
In The BMJ this week, experts debate whether gluten-free prescriptions for people with coeliac disease should be removed.
Surgical patients with a history of migraines have a greater risk of stroke and readmission to hospital, finds a study published by The BMJ.
A government policy to reduce salt intake by 10% over 10 years would be highly cost effective in nearly every country in the world, even without accounting for healthcare savings,...
Phase One of Rochdale Riverside will comprise the new anchor department store for Marks & Spencer to relocate into, plus 13 other retail units all with potential for mezzanine...
Bridge Juniors Football Club in Rochdale has blown the whistle on smokers who light-up on the touchline as part of a pilot that could be rolled out across the borough.
Date Published 10/01/2017
The quality of care provided to thousands of residents by Rochdale Borough Council’s adult services team continues to be of a high standard.
Natasha Wild’s funeral will take place at 11.30am on 18 January at St Aidan’s Church in Sudden.
Police are re-investigating the murder of Laurence Winstanley, searching a pond in Littleborough over the Christmas period.
As a petition to block the controversial 34% increase in councillors allowances nears 1,500, pressure is increasing on local councillors to explain their backing of the move by...
UKIP campaigners unhappy at plans to build on green belt land in Greater Manchester have organised a demonstration to coincide with a debate attended by candidates for May’s...
The vision for Rochdale’s new flagship shopping and leisure development - Rochdale Riverside - is to provide an attractive, vibrant and revitalised town centre that can offer an...
A virulent cold virus complete with hacking cough may be sweeping Rochdale, but patients should not go running to their GP for antibiotics.
Residents in Whitworth are still without phone signal after an O2 mast has reportedly been down since New Year’s Eve (31 January 2016).
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