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Volunteers’ Week, which ran from 1 – 7 June was a week of celebration, every year to recognise the fantastic contribution that thousands of volunteers make across the Borough of Rochdale.
Date Published 27/06/2017
Centre of Wellbeing, Training and Culture (CWTC) held a Eid celebration at the centre on Tuesday (27 June), with four groups from the Gateway Leisure Centre.
Raphael is a four-year old child with cerebral palsy who has had his life changed by Reuse Littleborough and Forever Angels Baby Home in Tanzania.
The Friends of Hopwood Park have received £750 from Councillor Ray Dutton and his wife, Elaine, towards the Hopwood Cabin project.
Date Published 26/06/2017
Paul Ellison is aiming to raise £2,000 to renovate the play area on Caldershaw Road.
In April, arsonists targeted the new pirate ship equipment at the Caldershaw play area in...
ESOL students at Hopwood Hall College have raised £345 for the Alzheimer's Society, while developing employability skills in an internal ESOL Entrepreneur’s Fair.
Milnrow Band had a busy time 'marching' as they led two carnivals at the weekend.
Reuse Littleborough have congratulated Amy Hathaway, who set up the Forever Angels Baby Home in Tanzania, on her recent MBE award at the Queen’s birthday honours.
Exciting things are happening at Open Door at the moment. We have had a wonderful mid-week meeting with Dennis Goldsworthy-Davis from Open Wells Ministries, San Antonio and also...
Matthew Moss High School students took part in the Rochdale School Games competition held at Manchester’s Sportcity on Tuesday 20 June 2017.
Matthew Moss showed their support for ‘Stand Up to Bullying Day’ which took place on
Wednesday 21 June.
Well done to all those fantastic dads and children who entered into the reading competition. Prizes and certificates will be given out soon.
Well done to all the students who competed in the Inter School Athletics
Competition. Congratulations to the students who won medals, 34 in total comprising of 8 Gold, 18 Silver...
On Sunday 2 July, the Third Sunday After Trinity, there is Sunday School at 9-15am and Holy Communion at 9-30am with Rev Andrew Howel followed by refreshments in the Hall.
Milnrow Brass Band, the Mayor and Mayoress of Rochdale, Ian and Christine Duckworth, and Milnrow councillor Irene Davidson were amongst those leading the Milnrow and Newhey...
Date Published 25/06/2017
A year ago, 17-year-old Molly Howarth received the devastating diagnosis that her frequent headaches, nausea and dizziness were actually symptoms of a cancerous brain tumour.
Star Assembly awards presented to:
Reception – Max Jenkins, Nabiha Ahmed, Isla Hutton, Finley Thorne
The Nutters Restaurant annual “Ascot at Nutters” lunch took place on Thursday and raised over £5,000 for the NSPCC.
Date Published 23/06/2017
Sally Robinson, Diane Newton and Jason Corrin Powell will be joining local parishes after being ordained by the Bishop of Manchester.
David Rez is set to cover 350km in honour of his nephew, Paul Lawson, for the Paul Lawson Safe Water Appeal.
T54 wheelchair racer, Stuart Bloor, was one of 18 athletes from the Weir Archer Academy who have raised more than £16,000 with a wheelchair push in London.
Stuart, who lives in...
Jane Hyde was licensed as a Reader by the Bishop of Manchester, David Walker, at Manchester Cathedral on Sunday 18 June
Milnrow & Newhey Carnival, Rochdale Comic-Con, Live music, Concerts, Jazz, Rochdale Hornets v Batley Bulldogs, Play: Caught in the Net, Friday Fight Night, Hawaiian / Cocktail...
Date Published 22/06/2017
Local slimmers, who have lost a whopping 34 stone 3 lbs between them, laced up their trainers for two laps of Hollingworth Lake for the Weight Watchers ‘5k My Way’ challenge on...
Groundwork is asking the public to nominate community groups to receive a national award at an awards ceremony recognising their work in making their local areas better places to...
Graffic Detail have raised £1,175.40 towards the Manchester Appeal with Manchester Bee stickers.
Featuring a mosaic bee on a blue background with the words ‘Don’t Look Back in...
Jan Powell is the new Middleton Rotary Club President. Jan was handed the chain of office by outgoing President Ged Heatherington on Monday evening.
Date Published 21/06/2017
Beech House staff and pupils were delighted on the receipt of the schools latest ISI Educational Quality and Focused Compliance Inspection reports. The School was fully compliant...
Two rare 'Monarch' butterflies have been reported as being seen in Rochdale Cemetery at the Garden of Remembrance on Saturday.
Date Published 20/06/2017
Middleton Rotary President Ged Heatherington was so impressed with Stuart Bloor's dedication to T54 wheelchair racing that he made Stuart his President’s charity, and the club set...
It was standing room only at Holtmill as past and present service users and staff of Healey Care celebrated 21 years of providing support on Saturday.
On Sunday 25th June 2017 at 9.15am there is Sunday School and at 9.30am there is Holy Communion with Rev Andrew Howell followed by refreshments in the Hall.
Our Bible Hour this week is entitled “God’s solutions to the world’s environmental problems”. Much suffering is caused by man’s carelessness with the environment, but God has a...
A Charity Music Festival at Rochdale Town Hall on Saturday night raised £3,500 for local charities.
The Mayor and Mayoress of Rochdale, Ian and Christine Duckworth, attended.
Anais Aston in Year 4 was Beech House's only representative in the ISA National Athletics Final. The event was held at the famous Alexander Stadium in Birmingham. In her event...
Four students from Year 7 and Year 8 attended the University of Manchester for a Salters’ Institute Festival of Chemistry. The Salters’ Institute Festivals of Chemistry are a...
The largest 1940s day Heywood has ever seen took place on Saturday.
Hill Street car park was bursting at the seams with military displays from all the nations and vehicles...
Date Published 19/06/2017
Milnrow Band performed at seven villages in the recent Whit Friday Saddleworth contests and gained several well-placed results, and adjudged second best local band competing...
We have been richly blessed with a wide range of speakers and wonderful musicians which come to us week by week.
Norden was completely transformed for the 40th anniversary of the carnival on Saturday (17 June); the largest in the event’s history.
The weather was perfect for the parade,...
Date Published 17/06/2017
KS 2 children attended Rochdale Cricket Club on Thursday 15 June. Well done to all who took part.
Northern Soul & Motown Night, Heywood 1940s Day, Norden Carnival, Evening with Elvis, Craft Fair, The Big Games, Rochdale Hornets, Milnrow Band and Bowlee Car Boot Sale - lots to...
Date Published 16/06/2017
John Parker has raised £740 for Springhill Hospice with an Irish night of dancing to Pat Jordan and Finian’s Rainbow at the Wellfield Centre on 2 June.
Dustie Hickey, the lady behind the transformation of Caldershaw Green, is appealing for both Green Volunteers and volunteers to form a Friends group for the area.
Citizens of the week for week ending 16th June are Year 1 children for their excellent attitude during the Year 1 phonic screening and Miss Davison’s class for an amazing assembly...
Forty students and staff members from Rochdale Sixth Form College have raised £1860 for Rochdale and District Mind.
Date Published 15/06/2017
Rochdale’s Gwen Raby has been crowned Miss Southport, and is set to represent the English seaside resort in the Miss England final next month.
The Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund has donated £500 to the Mayor’s charity appeal.
A cheque was presented at Rochdale Town Hall to Mayor Ian Duckworth and Mayoress...
Cardinal Langley Roman Catholic High School has had a double inspection success after being rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and ‘Outstanding’ by the Diocese of Salford.
Hypnotist Alex Smith has been awarded the Close-up Magical Champion Trophy and the Sly Smith Shield at the 2017 Order of the Magi Close-up Magic competition.
Date Published 14/06/2017
On Sunday 18th June 2017 at 9.15am there is Sunday School and at 9.30am there is Holy Communion with Rev Ian Butterworth followed by refreshments in the Hall.
Littleborough was buzzing on Saturday (10 June) when Littleborough Food & Drink Festival drew hundreds of people to the centre.
Date Published 13/06/2017
In the North of England ISA Athletics finals held in Manchester Beech House finished 15th. Congratulations go to Anais Aston who has been selected to represent the North of...
The swimming community far and wide across the world is in mourning as the news ripples out that Rochdale born coach Clive Rushton has died. In September 1966, Clive became the...
Date Published 12/06/2017
Families revelled in the rain at Hopwood Hall College’s annual Summer Fun Day as hundreds passed through the Middleton gates.
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