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Girlguiding members from 32nd Rochdale Senior Section, based at Thrum Hall Church, Shawclough, held a Car Wash, Coffee and Cake event on Saturday to help them raise funds for an upcoming international adventure.
Date Published 22/04/2017
Statham House and Deeplish Community Centre have pledged to support each other to raise awareness of the issues and barriers people seeking asylum coming into Rochdale face.
A new shelter has been opened at Falinge Park Bowling Club by Councillor Cecile Biant.
It was erected alongside the lady’s green by club members in honour of Edna Heywood, who...
The Friends of Hopwood Park and Heywood Activities Partnership have successfully received a grant for £10,500 towards delivering out of school activities for children.
Date Published 21/04/2017
Lee Doherty, from Thornham, Rochdale, will be putting his best foot forward in this year’s London Marathon (VMLM) on Sunday (23 April) and is raising funds for Cancer Research.
The Stroke Association is hosting a Step out for Stroke walk is a family fundraising event, open to everyone, regardless of age or ability and the charity is calling on people to...
St George's Day parades, concerts and celebrations, Planet Circus, Hollingworth Lake Easter Fun Fair, Spiritual Extravaganza, Karaoke Competition, Mum2mum Market, Dances,...
Date Published 20/04/2017
Services on Sunday 23 April: 9.15am Sunday School; 9.30am Holy Communion with Rev'd Andrew Howell followed by Refreshments in the Hall.
A big welcome back to all our families. We hope everyone enjoyed the holidays and spent lots of lovely family time together. It was great to see our children back on Tuesday and...
Heidi Mooney, aged nine, was chosen to be the recipient of the Denise Webb Kindness Award at the annual 1st Heywood Crimble Croft Brownies awards.
Date Published 19/04/2017
Frazer Campbell, an assistant manager at Currys PC World Carphone Warehouse in Rochdale, will be running the London Marathon this weekend to raise awareness for The Royal...
A second Beaver Colony in Wardle is set to open on Wednesday 26 April following a successful sleepover trial on Saturday.
Littleborough’s Yankee Heaven raised over £460 for the ‘Bake for Heroes’ campaign on Saturday.
The family-run business has raised money for Help for Heroes for the past few...
Comic Relief Community Cash 2017 is now open, with grants ranging from £500 to £1,000 available to small organisations that are doing great work to help local people living tough...
Rochdale Harriers’ Ladies Captain, Jill Butterworth, was the first woman to win the 75k (47 miles) Canalathon in seven7 hours 45 minutes.
Date Published 18/04/2017
Over the forthcoming months, our Year 11 students will be gearing up for their final GCSE exams. The end is nearly in sight, and we are confident that all the hard work and...
Our Bible Hour on Sunday 23 April is entitled ‘The Meaning of Sacrifice’.
Sacrifice is a theme in both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible.
This Sunday, 23 April, morning worship will be led by Betty Kenyon from Bury Unitarians.
All are welcome to join us at 10.30am, and for tea or coffee after the service.
We are still rejoicing over the Big Event we held last week with Barry Woodward. We give thanks to God for what He has done. Our Sunday morning Service starts at 10.00am and there...
Hollingworth Lake Easter Fun Fair
All the fun of the fair at the Hollingworth Lake annual Easter Fun Fair.
Date Published 17/04/2017
Seventeen schools across the Rochdale borough have taken big strides towards improving their pupil’s health by doing a daily mile of walking, jogging or running.
Date Published 16/04/2017
The Mayor of Rochdale, Ray Dutton, Roch Valley Radio's 48 hour broadcast.
Presenters are broadcasting live for a full 48 hours welcoming guests and involving patients in a...
Date Published 15/04/2017
There was a full house with standing room only for a performance of the Pace Egg at Littleborough Coach House.
Mayor Ray Dutton visited Deeplish Play Scheme on Thursday (13 April) to take part inthe celebrations and present awards to volunteers and young people.
Students at Hopwood Hall College have worked with the Canal and River Trust to transform Castleton’s graffiti covered canal tunnel into a mural to people close to them they have...
Fisherfield Childcare nurseries children were thrilled to get a visit from Rebecca Rabbit, they all had some Eggtastic fun time.
Easter Services, Beer Festival, Live Music, Rochdale Hornets v Sheffield Eagles, Pace Egg Play, Easter Family Fun Days - lots to do round the borough for all the family.
Date Published 13/04/2017
Rochdale Hornets has teamed up with not for profit organisation Dream Big Sports for the “Middleton Hornets Project”, a new community session that comes on the back of last year’s...
Rochdale Hornets Sporting Foundation will be holding turn up and play festivals throughout the months of May and June for children (boys and girls) in school years one, two and...
Simon Gauge, from Rochdale, who raised over £33,000 for MS charity MS-UK last year in the London marathon, is going for a world record this year by running the marathon in a...
Children from Caldershaw Primary School hosted VIP guests in the conclusion to a fun-packed and thought-provoking Eco Week at the school. The week-long event helps to raise...
Barnardo’s, the children’s charity, is urging nurseries and parents to take part in this year’s Big Toddle, which runs from 19 - 25 June 2017 and has the theme of ‘colours’.
The seventh annual Doggy Dash For Life at Hollingworth Lake on Sunday (9 April) has so far raised over £4,000 towards cancer research, with more donations to follow.
Date Published 12/04/2017
Ashworth Valley Scout Camp Site has installed central heating at the Ranch House after being presented with a cheque for £4,950 by Steve Holland of Bury Masonic Lodge.
Significant funding has been secured to rebuild a wall and stabilise the land to the rear of Whitfield Brow, Littleborough, an area of the town which was hit hard by the Boxing...
Holy Week is an extra special one at St Andrew's, Dearnley this year because we have Bishop Mark with us all week.
Logan Ridings, 6, from Rochdale, was the lucky winner of a recent competition to attend Manchester City’s City Family Day at the City Football Academy.
Residents in Castleton are being asked to come forward by local police after a spate of antisocial behaviour in the village including rocks being thrown at taxis, foul language,...
Preschool children from Sandbrook Park and residents at Half Acre House have struck up a friendship, breaking down barriers between young and old on Wednesday 5 April.
The highly-anticipated awarding of the President’s Cup saw Heywood Senior Section emerge as victors within Girlguiding Heywood Division.
David Olusoga has been appointed as the Honorary President of the Rooley Moor Neighbourhood Forum.
The historian put Rooley Moor Road on the map when he presented BBC Two’s...
Middleton Pubwatch is supporting the ‘Ask Angela’ campaign over the Easter holidays.
The campaign, launched in late 2016 in Lincoln, is aimed at both men and women and...
Pure Gym at Sandbrook Park raised over £200 for SKT Welfare with a charity event between 24 and 31 March.
The second annual Youth and Faith Community Conference at Deeplish Community Centre took place on Saturday (8 April) to promote community cohesion and connect young people with...
Date Published 11/04/2017
Police are warning residents of Balderstone and Kirkholt to be particularly vigilant after an increase of motor thefts in the area.
Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and The Senior Section from Heywood Division attended an exclusive girl-only screening of the live action release of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast film.
Deeplish Play scheme took advantage of the good weather when children had a fun day out at Hollingworth Lake for a countryside walk on Thursday, 6 April.
The annual Easter bonnet parade was held at the Lower Prep. The children all paraded around the hall as the winners were judged by Miss Marcroft. The standard in the Upper Prep at...
Daisi Daniels has been awarded the Jack Wilkinson Young Achiever Award at the Mayor of Whitworth’s Annual Celebration and Awards Evening at the Riverside (former Civic Hall) in...
Our Bible Hour at 4:30pm on Sunday 16 April is about a particular Bible quote, ‘Teach us to pray’. Jesus' disciples asked him to teach them to pray, and he taught them the...
Our April walk is on Good Friday when members of the walking group will visit Saddleworth, starting at Diggle and taking in Dobcross, returning via the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.
Open Door has had a very exciting week with the visit of Barry Woodward for two superb evenings and Rev Mike Wood leading us up to our Easter Day. Our grateful thanks to you both.
Samantha Smith, from Smithy Bridge, has just four months to raise £150,000 for life-saving surgery in America.
The 30-year-old’s brain and spinal cord are being crushed under...
Date Published 10/04/2017
During the battles around Arras, some 25 Littleborough soldiers lost their lives including 13 during April 1917. Their stories are told below.
Wardle FC is looking for new players between the ages of five and eleven.
For the four to six age group, training is held on a Monday between 6pm and 7pm at Wardle Academy.
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