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Libraries to host ‘green and friendly’ drop-in sessions

Press release   •   Oct 23, 2013 14:53 BST

Environmental issues will be top of the agenda at special surgeries in libraries across the borough over the next few months.

From 21 October to 9 December 2013, Rochdale Borough Council is running 14 environmental surgeries at 10 libraries in the borough.

Councillor Jacqui Beswick, Cabinet Member for said: “Whether residents want to get recycling tips, report incidents of flytipping or just find out more about environmental services in the borough our staff will be there to help.”

The surgeries will give residents the opportunity to speak with council officers and pick up leaflets about a wide variety of environment issues in their neighbourhoods such as waste collections and recycling; grass cutting; dog fouling; fly tipping; tree management; littering, public rights of way; untidy gardens/land, and pathway obstructions.

Date                                Time                  Library
Monday 21 October        10am – 11am    Central Library
Monday 21 October        10am – 11am    Middleton
Monday 28 October        10am –11am     Heywood
Monday 28 October        10am – 11am    Littleborough
Monday 4 November      10am – 11am    Smallbridge
Monday 4 November      10am – 11am     Balderstone
Monday 11 November    10am – 11am     Milnrow
Monday 11 November     2pm – 3pm        Norden
Monday 18 November    10am – 11am     Castleton
Monday 18 November    10am – 11am     Darnhill
Monday 25 November    10am – 11am     Central Library
Monday 25 November    10am – 11am     Middleton
Monday 2 December      10am – 11am     Heywood
Monday 9 December      10am – 11am     Littleborough

To report an environmental issue call 0845 226 1800 or email

Rochdale Council - A council which builds success and prosperity with our citizens and partners, whilst protecting our vulnerable people.

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