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Lesbian and Gay Foundation hosts new drop-in sessions

Lesbian and Gay Foundation hosts new drop-in sessions

Press releases   •   Jun 02, 2014 15:36 BST

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) will hold new regular drop-in sessions for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-gender community from 18 June.

Illegal tobacco goes up in smoke

Illegal tobacco goes up in smoke

Press releases   •   Jun 02, 2014 15:30 BST

£18,000 of illicit product seized in raids across the borough.

New programme to deal with offenders launches

Press releases   •   Jun 02, 2014 10:46 BST

An innovative new way of dealing with offenders being rolled out across Greater Manchester is to launch throughout the Rochdale borough on June 1.

Getting Rochdale Borough Jobseekers Back to Work

Getting Rochdale Borough Jobseekers Back to Work

Press releases   •   May 28, 2014 16:22 BST

Rochdale Borough Council has announced an initiative aimed at helping jobseekers with the costs of getting to interviews or with their daily commute.

Borough congratulates youngest ever Health Chatters

Borough congratulates youngest ever Health Chatters

Press releases   •   May 23, 2014 11:33 BST

Year 10 and 11 health and social care students at St Cuthbert’s Roman Catholic Business & Enterprise College received certificates in recognition of becoming Rochdale borough’s youngest ever ‘Health Chatters’ at a presentation held at the school.

Still time to have your say on the future of pharmacies

Still time to have your say on the future of pharmacies

Press releases   •   May 23, 2014 09:15 BST

There has been an overwhelming response to Rochdale Borough Council’s Improving Pharmacies survey - and there is still time for residents to have their say.

Voting is easy – and only takes two ticks

Voting is easy – and only takes two ticks

Press releases   •   May 15, 2014 12:52 BST

May 22 is fast approaching with just one week to go until voters across the borough will have their say on who represents them on Rochdale Borough Council and in the European Parliament.

New Acting Chief Executive for Rochdale Borough

New Acting Chief Executive for Rochdale Borough

Press releases   •   May 14, 2014 10:38 BST

Linda Fisher has been appointed Acting Chief Executive at Rochdale Borough Council from 1 June and will lead the organisation until a recruitment process is undertaken to appoint permanently to the Chief Executive position.

Borough urges residents to speak up about anxiety

Borough urges residents to speak up about anxiety

Press releases   •   May 13, 2014 16:30 BST

Rochdale Borough Council is urging residents to speak up about issues of anxiety, as part of this year’s Mental Health Awareness week.

Operation Maverick to tackle Rochdale borough’s rogue landlords

Operation Maverick to tackle Rochdale borough’s rogue landlords

Press releases   •   May 13, 2014 11:32 BST

Rochdale Borough Council has joined forces with Greater Manchester Police and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service to launch Operation Maverick to tackle Rochdale borough’s rogue landlords.

Chance to have your say on 22 May

Chance to have your say on 22 May

Press releases   •   May 12, 2014 10:48 BST

Preparations for the election are well under way!

Innovative peer programme to reduce smoking among borough’s youngsters

Innovative peer programme to reduce smoking among borough’s youngsters

Press releases   •   May 09, 2014 11:52 BST

Rochdale Borough Council’s efforts to reduce inequality in health and advise young people of the health risks associated with smoking have continued with the introduction of a Peer Supporters programme for local students.

Don’t Be Duped By Council Tax Re-Banding Claims

Don’t Be Duped By Council Tax Re-Banding Claims

Press releases   •   May 09, 2014 10:06 BST

Rochdale Borough Council is warning residents to be on their guard against cold callers offering them big reductions on their council tax.

Further Victory For Council And Council Leader In Care Home Defamation Case

Further Victory For Council And Council Leader In Care Home Defamation Case

Press releases   •   May 08, 2014 12:03 BST

Rochdale Borough Council and its leader Councillor Colin Lambert have again welcomed the decision of the High Court in London which yesterday refused two residential care home operators permission to appeal against their earlier decision to dismiss their defamation claims surrounding comments made by Councillor Lambert at a Community Forum meeting on 30 May 2012.

Hitman swaps gloves for boots as memorial football game tackles domestic abuse

Hitman swaps gloves for boots as memorial football game tackles domestic abuse

Press releases   •   May 06, 2014 16:59 BST

Boxing legend Ricky Hatton is the latest big signing to a charity football match in aid of victims of domestic abuse, which is being supported by Rochdale Borough Council.

Get composting at home

Get composting at home

Press releases   •   May 06, 2014 16:18 BST

Rochdale Borough Council is encouraging residents to home compost some of their food and garden waste as part of International Compost Awareness Week (5-11 May).

Heywood Library books Bookstart Bear

Heywood Library books Bookstart Bear

Press releases   •   May 06, 2014 15:52 BST

Bookstart Bear appeared at Heywood Library as part of ‘National Share a Story Month` on Thursday 1 May.

Borough is a top Health Check performer

Borough is a top Health Check performer

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2014 16:52 BST

Rochdale Borough Council has placed 16th out of a total of 353 local authorities in England and 4th of 23 in the North West for the number of residents receiving NHS Health Checks in figures published by Diabetes UK.

Graves of VC Heroes Renewed in Honour of their Sacrifices

Graves of VC Heroes Renewed in Honour of their Sacrifices

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2014 10:58 BST

Rochdale Borough Council is honouring its Victoria Cross recipients by making sure their final resting places are fit for the heroes they are.

Strategy to Tackle Flood Risk

Strategy to Tackle Flood Risk

Press releases   •   Apr 29, 2014 12:11 BST

Rochdale Borough Council has published its Flood Risk Management Strategy setting out how it proposes to address significant flood risks in the borough, including working in partnership with the Environment Agency and United Utilities where appropriate.