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Residents across the borough will have the chance to pay their respects to those who have made sacrifices in defence of the country at this year’s Remembrance Day Services.
Date Published 17/10/2018
Funds raised through business rates and council tax will not be enough to make up the future shortfall from government funding, town hall chiefs have been warned.
Pupils at St Cuthbert’s donated their lunch money to CAFOD for this year’s harvest season.
More than 70 of the country’s leading employers will be showcasing their apprenticeship opportunities at this year’s National Apprenticeship Show.
Middleton's Post Office is set to close in 2019.
Delicious cakes proved very tempting at a Macmillan Bake Sale at Whitworth Community High School and raised largest ever total for the charity - £367.
An NHS team which has dramatically improved information sharing with carers across Greater Manchester, has scooped another prestigious award.
A disability activist who grew up in Rochdale was announced as one of the most influential people with a disability in the UK at a reception at the South Bank Centre on Wednesday,...
Morrisons supermarkets has launched a campaign which aims to donate 250,000 sanitary products to women in period poverty.
Christmas is coming and local business, Swansway Honda Rochdale on Queensway, is making its naughty and nice lists.
A man was punched in the face during a car robbery in Rochdale.
Around 8.30pm on Saturday 13 October 2018 the victim left the Horse and Jockey pub on Well I'th Lane.
Rotary Club of Heywood is joining thousands of other Rotary clubs around the world in supporting World Polio Day on 24 October 2018.
The Club will be getting their green...
The local claimant count has increased by 12% since last year as the rollout of Universal Credit continues.
According to the Labour Market Statistics, the latest figures show...
Nikesh Shukla discussed his third novel ‘The One Who Wrote Destiny’ on Tuesday (16 October) as the second day of Rochdale’s Literature and Ideas Festival went underway.
Two thugs who brutally attacked a passenger on board a train at Smithybridge station last year have been handed prison sentences.
With more than two-thirds of homeowners not knowing if their water is supplied through potentially harmful lead water pipes, WaterSafe, the UK register for approved plumbers, is...
Northern Powerhouse Rail could transform access to Manchester, bolstering the local economy.
Area: Rochdale: Restriction and location: Norden Remembrance Day memorial service - temporary closure of Woodhouse Lane, from its junction with Shawfield Lane for a distance of 45...
Youth unemployment has halved since 2010, according to Tuesday’s (16 October) employment figures from the Official for National Statistics.
Young children who spent more than half an hour a day online were almost twice as likely to pester their parents for junk food, according to a Cancer Research UK report published...
Date Published 16/10/2018
Greater Manchester Police is calling on communities to work together to create a safer Greater Manchester with the new Citizens’ Contract.
With a 20 per cent reduction in...
A man has been charged following two armed robberies and an attempted robbery where a man was imprisoned in his own home.
University students are being urged to learn the signs and symptoms of meningitis this autumn to help keep themselves and their friends safe.
Babies and toddlers from babyballet Oldham, Saddleworth, Middleton, Rochdale and Burnley galloped, jumped and boogied with Peppa Pig in a ‘Danceathon’ fundraiser during their...
Samba Dance and Fitness scooped an impressive amount of trophies at the Dance factor championships in Wales last week, returning home as the champions for 2018.
The British Red Cross in Greater Manchester has welcomed the publication of the government’s loneliness strategy for England, which highlights the growing problem of loneliness...
Fire chiefs are calling for people to stay safe this bonfire period, and only use fireworks safely and responsibly.
The calls come following what could have been a very dangerous...
A long-serving former senior Royal Air Force officer has been appointed chief executive of Broughton House, the Salford home for ex-servicemen and women.
Two people were arrested as part of a day of action tackling crime and antisocial behaviour around one of Manchester’s busiest transport hubs.
A fifth of schoolchildren aged 10-18 in the North West have witnessed animal cruelty and neglect on social media, the RSPCA has revealed.
A former chief inspector is calling for a clampdown on dangerous driving on Rochdale’s roads.
Can you help Santa fill his sack with presents for the Royal Oldham Children’s Unit?
A cross-party group of MPs has recommended the introduction of a single rural mobile phone network to help further and faster delivery of 4G to the countryside.
Northern has hit a century in its ongoing work to improve stations across the north of England, with more than 100 shelters installed as part of Northern’s Better Stations...
Date Published 15/10/2018
Greater Manchester Leaders are calling on businesses and communities to shape the city-region’s trailblazing plan for good jobs and growth.
Dale In The Community Sports Trust staff members are cycling to Saturday’s match at Bradford City in aid of The Christie Hospital and Macmillan Cancer Support.
A man remains in custody after being detained in Rochdale.
Around 2.30pm on Sunday 14 October 2018, police were called to Oldham Road, at the junction with Ainsworth Street in...
A survey of people across the North West has today revealed a widespread lack of awareness and understanding of sight loss.
An ‘eyesore’ former pub could be knocked down to make way for a new health centre.
With just three weeks left until Bonfire Night, firefighters are asking members of the public to go to organised fireworks displays to enjoy a safe and fun Guy Fawkes Night.
A very warm welcome was given to Milnrow Band at their Newhey concert on Saturday (13 October).
Members of Heywood Bowling Club presented Springhill Hospice with a cheque for £3,000 on Friday (12 October).
30 determined young runners refused to let their spirits be dampened as they turned out in force for the inaugural junior parkrun at Milnrow Memorial Park on Sunday (14...
This week I attended the Shadow Cabinet Meeting; this is where Labour’s top team of MPs meet with Jeremy Corbyn to review the coming week’s business.
Motorists have been reminded of the importance of respecting closures put in place to protect emergency workers and other road users on motorways and major A-roads.
Series four of the BAFTA-winning documentary Ambulance returns to BBC One this week with a focus on the work of North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS).
Kentmere primary and Cardinal Langley sixth form are both up for top awards as finalists in the Educate Awards.
The awards are in their seventh year and are the largest...
Sing! Littleborough celebrated their first birthday on Wednesday 10 October.
Since the choir’s formation, Sing! has played a myriad of gigs from Heart Radio to Manchester...
The first-ever National Allied Health Professionals Day is being celebrated on Monday 15 October, offering patients and staff the opportunity to learn more about the range of...
Back by popular demand, the 2019 calendar by Norden Environmental and Economic Village Association (NEEVA) is now on sale.
Notable village events such as the annual Easter egg...
Work on the small swimming pool at Heywood Sports Village is almost complete and is expected to be open soon.
As winter approaches, local charity Angie's Angels are looking for donations to help the homeless back into accommodation.
Residents will demonstrate outside the Greater Manchester Pension Fund’s (GMPF) annual general meeting on Friday 19 October at 12.30pm.
Storm Callum felled a tree on Kingsway during Friday afternoon (12 October).
Fortunately, no injuries were reported and the tree was quickly removed.
Springhill Hospice in Rochdale received a welcome financial donation this month following a successful fundraising drive by Heywood-based Logic Wealth Planning.
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