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An 11-year-old girl has raised £700 for family friend Samantha Smith by having her hair cut.
Date Published 19/03/2018
Parkrunners at Watergrove Reservoir on Saturday (17 March) braved the wintry weather running 5km in their pyjamas.
Middleton Rotary has donated funds to young people in the Middleton & Heywood Young Lourdes Group who travel to Lourdes to help sick and disabled people who are themselves making...
Well done to the following Year 8 students who won the advanced category at the Rochdale Schools’ Trampolining competition: Ellan Lang, Sam Clegg and Amy Harrison, they were...
Date Published 20/03/2018
A fundraiser has been launched after a number of trees were stolen from a primary school.
The winners of the Mark Salt Flag were the 1st Middleton (Boarshaw) pack, Andrew Singleton, James Marshall Oliver Hewitt and Kian McCarthy.
Liberty Reynolds received the Rochdale Childer Award during the annual St Patrick’s Day Mass.
The 21 March to mid-April marks the 100th anniversary of one of the greatest battles of the First World War.
A Basic Awareness of Diabetes course, accredited by Open Awards, took place at the Lighthouse Project, delivered by the Centre of Wellbeing, Training and Culture (CWTC).
Danny Whitworth was diagnosed with lung cancer last month, aged only 36, and to support him the gym Danny is a member of is seeking to raise £5,000 for the Roy Castle Lung Cancer...
Date Published 17/03/2018
A fundraiser has been launched for a young father-to-be’s funeral after he died in a car crash on Mother’s Day.
Date Published 16/03/2018
Middleton Rotary President Janice Powell and Rotarian Norman Wellens visited Middleton Arena where young members of Boarshaw Boxing Club were putting on a show in an effort to...
Mayor Alan Neal cut the ribbon for the opening of the new Samba Dance and Fitness new premises on Market Street, Whitworth.
Huge thanks to all parents who made a special effort to attend our Kingswood assembly on Wednesday. We are sure parents will agree that is was a lovely opportunity to find...
More than 2,000 young people - including many from Oldham - will be taking part in the 2018 Greater Manchester Winter School Games competition on Tuesday (March 20).
Date Published 15/03/2018
Grand opening of ‘The Medicine Tap’, Heywood Model Railway Annual Exhibition, St Patrick’s Day live music events, Rochdale Science Extravaganza 2018, Lancashire County Squash...
Wardle’s Junior Blast took part in a charity concert at St Ann’s Church, Manchester on Saturday and helped to raise £1,500 for Help for Heroes.
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...
Maureen Richmond-Bennett, who was born in Littleborough, is searching for her birth parents.
Date Published 13/03/2018
Four determined PCSOs at Heywood Police Station are set to take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to help local scouts raise £12,000 for the 2019 World Scout Jamboree.
Since August, a local man has cleared a nature reserve of over 150 bags of waste.
A mother and baby resource centre has been opened by local group, Reuse Littleborough.
Over 40 junior runners took to the tarmac for the weekly Junior Parkrun on Mother’s Day at Heywood’s Queen’s Park.
Rochdale Hornets Sporting Foundation joined State of Mind in high schools in the borough recently to show the positive effect exercise has on mental health.
Our Bible Hour this Sunday is entitled “What the Bible says about life after death”. Life and death are key to the Bible’s message, “The wages of sin is death; but the gift of...
Date Published 14/03/2018
The Senior House Swimming Gala was held this year at Castleton and there were a lot of hard fought races - even Mr Hardy enjoyed his swim! The eventual winners were Jupiter, and...
Yorkshire Bank has extended the deadline for Greater Manchester groups entering the Spirit of the Community Awards 2018 by two weeks until Tuesday 3 April 2018.
The children at St Andrews C of E Primary School have donated £100 to Rochdale Borough Shopmobility.
Four local primary schools have been presented with a Rights Respecting Schools Award by Unicef.
Local homeless group Angie’s Angels launched a new drop-in coffee morning at the Petrus Hub on Friday (9 March).
Date Published 12/03/2018
Seven local projects are receiving a share of £60,000 National Lottery funding.
The village of Norden was treated to a sparkling spring clean on Saturday (10 March) for The Friends of Norden Jubilee Park’s Great British Spring Clean event.
Empowering Education had its first annual awards launch at Castlemere Community Centre on (Saturday 10 March).
Scott Hardy, Aleksandra Savina and Matthew Howells are finalists in the 2018 Street Games National Awards organised by the Street Games Network charity.
On Sunday 18 March, Fifth Sunday of Lent, Holy Communion at Christ Church, Healey is at 10.00am with The Rev. Andrew Howell followed by refreshments in the Parish Hall.
A big welcome this week to the young folk bringing their Mum and Dad to join us in Worship on Sunday 18 March. Our Morning Service starts at 10.00am and we join with the other...
Well done to the below students who have been crowned Rochdale Schools’ Swimming Champions! Sophie Miller, Daisy Parton, Mia Kelly, Zuzanna Filipiak, Ben Jones, Matthew...
Rochdale police have enlisted the help of a local charity in order to help a family in need.
Date Published 10/03/2018
A local team of masterminds will quiz another day after storming to victory in another round of notoriously difficult show, Only Connect.
Rochdale Women’s Welfare held a special event, including workshops and dancing, on International Women’s Day on Thursday (8 March).
Date Published 09/03/2018
Residents at St Martin's View, Castleton, are frustrated at the time it is taking to complete the play area near the Ark Royal area of the estate.
A drop-in session has been arranged for disgruntled Virgin Media customers following a number of recent issues in Wardle.
A local couple celebrated their 60-year wedding anniversary on Thursday (8 March).
Ernest Coles, 83, and his wife Beryl, 80, (née Peters), both from Rochdale, celebrated the...
The Middleton Shopping Centre recently invited local school children to put pen to paper and write a poem for their Mum for Mothers Day.
Mother’s Day Activities, Ham Fest Comic-Con, Apprenticeships open day, Grand re-opening of the Village Medical Centre, Norden Jubilee Park big clean, Digital skills for jobs, Quiz...
Date Published 08/03/2018
A training day in understanding cultural diversity development was held at the Centre of Wellbeing, Training and Culture (CWTC).
Nabihah Begum, from Rochdale, is 4,000 miles from home helping improve the lives of women and girls in Ziniaré, Burkina Faso.
On Wednesday 7 March, the children in KS1 enjoyed a “Let’s Play” afternoon. The staff would like to thank all of the parents who attended our Exit Point. Everyone had a...
Have you found this blue teddy bear?
Teddy was lost in Rochdale over the weekend after Jodi Louise and her three-year-old son visited Rochdale centre on Saturday (3 March) and...
Date Published 07/03/2018
Local author Daphanie Carol Taylor has released her third novel entitled ‘Full Circle: Hidden Secrets’.
The Penny Appeal Organisation visited Carders Court in Castleton to serve them afternoon tea on Monday.
Date Published 06/03/2018
Customers who shop in the The Co-op in Milnrow say the store is cold, as there hasn’t had any heating for weeks.
Date Published 05/03/2018
A little known group known as the `Littleborough Prosecution Society`has donated over £1,000 to the cub packs at Smithy Bridge and Dearnley.
A group of local guides took part in a Fairtrade chocolate tasting event at a local Co-op store on Saturday 3 March.
Councillor Allen Brett, the leader of Rochdale Borough Council, cut the ribbon at Mill Gardens in Heywood last week, a new 28-home development by Linden Homes.
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