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World War One floral display an award-winner

World War One floral display an award-winner

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2014 16:54 GMT

​A commemorative floral tribute which marks 100 years since the beginning of World War One has received a coveted ‘Highly Commended for Excellence’ award from North West in Bloom.

Recycling Right is Award Winning in Rochdale

Recycling Right is Award Winning in Rochdale

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2014 16:35 BST

Rochdale Borough Council, in partnership with Recycle for Greater Manchester won the Sustainable/Green marketing campaign of the year award at the Northern Marketing Awards, for the Right Stuff Right Bin campaign.

Operation Maverick continues crackdown on rogue landlords

Operation Maverick continues crackdown on rogue landlords

Press Releases   •   Sep 25, 2014 11:27 BST

Operation Maverick has continued its crackdown on rogue landlords in Rochdale borough, with particular emphasis being placed on tackling landlords who coerce money from vulnerable illegal immigrant workers.

Council Shows Flair Over Solar Farm Build

Council Shows Flair Over Solar Farm Build

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2014 14:13 BST

Rochdale Borough Council has begun building the first publicly owned solar farm in Greater Manchester to help cement its desire to become the ‘greenest’ authority in Britain.

Autumnal entertainment at Hollingworth Lake

Autumnal entertainment at Hollingworth Lake

Press Releases   •   Sep 11, 2014 15:31 BST

Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre has announced its autumn events programme, with a variety of activities on offer to keep residents entertained.

Dropping cigarette lands woman with costly fine

Dropping cigarette lands woman with costly fine

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2014 15:38 BST

A woman will see £435 go up in smoke after being caught dropping just one cigarette on the street.

Ramble through the countryside this autumn

Ramble through the countryside this autumn

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2014 15:36 BST

Rochdale Borough Council’s Ranger Service has organised two countryside walks for residents who are interested in history and nature.

Greater Manchester unites to tackle the ‘scourge’ of alcohol abuse

Greater Manchester unites to tackle the ‘scourge’ of alcohol abuse

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2014 11:25 BST

Rochdale Borough Council has teamed up with other councils, health services in the region and Greater Manchester Police to tackle alcohol abuse.

Rochdale Council’s buzzing to save our bees

Rochdale Council’s buzzing to save our bees

Press Releases   •   Aug 27, 2014 13:22 BST

Rochdale Borough Council has been a hive of activity in recent years, as it plays its part in preserving the British bee population.

Choose well this August bank holiday weekend

Choose well this August bank holiday weekend

Press Releases   •   Aug 19, 2014 11:02 BST

Make sure you know where to go if you or your family become ill over the August bank holiday weekend.

Record year for summer Bowlee car boot sales

Record year for summer Bowlee car boot sales

Press Releases   •   Aug 18, 2014 16:11 BST

Following a record-breaking summer, excitement is building ahead of a bumper August bank holiday double-header of car boot sales at Bowlee Community Park in Middleton.

Day of entertainment at Limefield Park

Day of entertainment at Limefield Park

Press Releases   •   Aug 12, 2014 11:41 BST

Don’t miss an afternoon of fun activities and music in Limefield Park, Middleton tomorrow (Wednesday) from 4pm.

Councillor issues warning to put a stop to foul behaviour

Councillor issues warning to put a stop to foul behaviour

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2014 11:40 BST

Councillor Jacqui Beswick has issued a serious warning to dog owners who have allowed their pets to foul among the graves at Heywood Cemetery.

Fly-tipper ordered to pay £471 after rubbish found dumped

Fly-tipper ordered to pay £471 after rubbish found dumped

Press Releases   •   Jul 31, 2014 11:17 BST

A woman has pleaded guilty to fly-tipping after dumping rubbish on Finsbury Street in Rochdale.

Fly-tipper ordered to pay £515 after rubbish found dumped

Fly-tipper ordered to pay £515 after rubbish found dumped

Press Releases   •   Jul 30, 2014 14:21 BST

A Rochdale woman has been given a 12-month conditional discharge and been ordered to pay £515 after pleading guilty at Bury Magistrates Court after failing to dispose of her waste correctly.

Eight Rochdale Borough Parks Named As Some of the Best in Britain

Eight Rochdale Borough Parks Named As Some of the Best in Britain

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2014 13:35 BST

Rochdale Borough Council has extra reason to celebrate the great outdoors during Love Parks Week (25 July-8 August) after eight of its parks were awarded prestigious Green Flag status.

Lake Event all set to promote regional Arts and Crafts

Lake Event all set to promote regional Arts and Crafts

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2014 15:51 BST

Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre is hosting a craft fair and art preview on Saturday 26 July, with both art enthusiasts and families welcome.

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Free libraries programme gets borough’s adults ‘Walking For Health’

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2014 10:25 BST

Rochdale Borough Council and Link4Life’s Walking For Health programme has been challenging adults in the borough to be more active and engage with their local libraries in Spotland, Middleton, Littleborough and Heywood.

Flooding – make sure you’re prepared

Flooding – make sure you’re prepared

Press Releases   •   Jul 15, 2014 11:03 BST

Government advisors (the Committee on Climate Change) have this week warned that 55 per cent of the 4m households living in England’s flood plains – or more than two million households - are unaware they are at risk of flooding.

Fly-tipper ordered to pay £292 after dumping rubbish in Sparth

Fly-tipper ordered to pay £292 after dumping rubbish in Sparth

Press Releases   •   Jul 14, 2014 15:48 BST

A fly-tipper who illegally dumped waste has been fined £220, ordered to pay £50 costs and a victim surcharge of £22.