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The taxi rank on The Butts will become a shared rank from this Friday (17 August) for taxi drivers and market stall holders.
Date Published 15/08/2018
Commenting on the announcement of rail fare increases, TUC North West regional secretary Lynn Collins said: “This is an insult to commuters across the region.
Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester Bev Hughes has reacted to the news that passengers are set to be hit by a 3.2% increase to regulated rail fares.
Rochdale Borough Council apprenticeship team is one of only three councils to make it through to the regional finals of the National Apprenticeship Awards, alongside Stockport and...
Three people have been charged as part of an investigation into modern slavery in Rochdale.
The newly-elected Labour councillor who was caught having committed an electoral offence earlier this year has been urged to stand down.
King Street’s historic wooden setts will be restored as part of Rochdale centre’s Heritage Action Zone scheme, the council has confirmed.
The family of a man who died in Rochdale has paid tribute to him.
At around 10.15pm on Saturday 11 August 2018 emergency services were called to a report of an unresponsive man...
Rochdale Town Hall was packed for the Mayor’s annual charity dinner to celebrate Pakistan’s 71st Independence Day on Tuesday (14 August).
Two people have been charged in connection with a murder investigation in Rochdale.
As part of the multi-million-pound Great North Rail Project, Network Rail, Transpennine Express and Northern, are working on stations, including Smithy Bridge, Mills Hill and...
Children in particular are encouraged to be more active than ever before, yet childhood obesity levels are worryingly on the increase.
As young people in England and Wales await their A-level results on Thursday (16 August), the proportion of young people who are unemployed and not in full time education is at a...
Date Published 14/08/2018
Rochdale Exchange is marking a milestone anniversary this September as the centre hits the big 4-0, and to mark this very special occasion, the centre is hosting a day of birthday...
A man has been charged with sexual offences after teenage girls were approached in a Rochdale park.
Hundreds gathered at Rochdale Town Hall on Tuesday (14 August) to celebrate Pakistan’s 71st Independence Day.
Rochdale Feel Good Festival 2018 Saturday, 18 August - temporary road closures and temporarily prohibit waiting restrictions
44 flags promoting the borough have cost taxpayers over £9,000.
Two women aged 44 and 47, arrested as part of a murder investigation in Rochdale, have been released without further action.
7.15am update: One side of Queensway has reopened but the other side remains closed, avoid the area if you can.
Roughly 20 to 30 nearby homes are being evacuated due to the huge mill fire on Greenfield Lane off Queensway
Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice is delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has awarded the charity a grant of £132,146 over three years.
House building rates in the borough of Rochdale have not recovered to pre-recession levels, new figures from the BBC has revealed.
Firefighters are tackling a huge fire at a mill on Greenfield Lane, Rochdale.
Date Published 13/08/2018
A Rochdale councillor has accepted a police caution for an electoral offence.
There will be an increased police and staff presence on the Oldham and Rochdale Metrolink line over the next week.
Officers from GMP’s Safer Roads Targeting Team, Neighbourhood Team and United Utilities have conducted another off-road bike operation on the moors above Spotland and Norden.
As the new market’s 'soft' launch grows closer, Rochdale Online can reveal a glimpse of how the new venue will look.
Tarmac is still covering the site of historical wooden setts in Rochdale centre, despite being laid two years ago on a ‘temporary’ basis.
A Rochdale taxi driver was robbed at knifepoint on Wince Close in Middleton during the early hours of Tuesday 31 July.
Six people are currently in custody in connection with a murder investigation in Rochdale.
Whiplash injuries and claims can be avoided if drivers and passengers do a simple test this Injury Prevention Day (Wednesday 15 August).
The Mayor's of Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region, Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram, have today (Monday 13 August) written to the Secretary of State for Transport to...
Responding to the publication of the Government’s rough sleeping strategy, Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester Bev Hughes said: “Any investment into ending the humanitarian crisis...
Three people have been arrested and a murder investigation launched after the body of man was discovered at a property on Palatine Street, Rochdale on Saturday night.
Date Published 12/08/2018
As she prepares for her first North American tour in two decades, one of Rochdale’s most famous singers, Lisa Stansfield, has released a new single from her latest album,
Date Published 11/08/2018
CockaDoodleMoo launched a new cocktail bar in Rochdale town centre on Friday.
Several cars have been written off following a collision on Birch Road in Wardle during the early hours of Thursday morning (9 August).
A teenager has pleaded guilty to murder after a man was stabbed to death on the Lower Falinge estate.
Rochdale Online caught up with the Environment Agency earlier this week to learn more about the day-to-day work carried out to prevent flooding – small, but necessary action.
A consultation into whether a new offence, equivalent to causing death by careless or dangerous driving, should be introduced for dangerous cycling has been opened by the...
Planning permission has been rejected for a controversial Spar supermarket at the site of the former Lake Garage on Smithy Bridge Road.
Date Published 10/08/2018
True community spirit has been displayed once again after a family had racist graffiti sprayed on their house in Milnrow the day after moving in.
This year’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain In Bloom competition came to Rochdale on Thursday (9 August) to judge the visual presentation and efforts of Rochdale in...
Date Published 09/08/2018
Hundreds of moving poems written by desperate Lancashire cotton workers facing hunger and homelessness because of the American Civil War have been uncovered by experts.
Rail Union RMT has confirmed further strike action will take place on Arriva Rail North over "attacks on the role of the safety-critical guard and the extension of driver only...
A man arrested at a cannabis farm in Heywood on Monday (6 August) has been handed to the immigration services by police.
An investigation into the conduct of the Leader of Rochdale Borough Council, Councillor Allen Brett, has found that he has “brought himself, his office and the Council into...
A blue Audi S3 car was stolen from Rochdale during the early hours of Thursday (9 August).
A cannabis farm was discovered in Heywood on Monday (6 August).
Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime Beverley Hughes has reiterated her commitment to making sure victims of crime get the best support possible in Greater Manchester.
I am happy to see all the green flags flying high across our borough in all four townships. These are quality marks for Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale and the Pennines and is...
Students who collect their GCSE results in two weeks and plan to stay in full time education or unpaid training are still eligible for child benefit – but their parents must...
Three members of the Rochdale grooming gang will be stripped of their British citizenship after losing an appeal to avoid being deported.
Date Published 08/08/2018
Recycling rates have improved where three-weekly refuse collections have been adopted, a report by independent consultancy Eunomia has revealed.
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