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First-ever Falinge Festival of Light

First-ever Falinge Festival of Light

Friday 28th November saw the first-ever Festival of Light at Falinge Park, it was a bitterly cold night with Rochdale’s iconic ‘Seven Sisters’ in the distance. The main event of the evening was the lantern parade around the park, lanterns were made by local children and were of all different shapes and sizes. After the…

Bury named in the top ten cleanest towns in the country

Bury named in the top ten cleanest towns in the country

HolidayCottages.co.uk have compiled a report on the cleanest towns across the UK, and Bury made it to the top ten in seventh place. The Clean Britain Report is based on a number of factors to determine the best and worst-performing towns. The rankings are defined by: • tonnage of recyclable waste received at local collection…

Katrina rocks Bury Pride Autumn Celebration 2019

Katrina rocks Bury Pride Autumn Celebration 2019

Saturday night saw the 2nd Annual Bury Pride Autumn Celebration, Bury’s black tie event to celebrate equality and diversity which is one of loudest and proudest social events in Bury. Hosted at The Longfield Suite, Prestwich, it promised and delivered a fine selection of entertainment, glamour and celebrity, plus fabulous food and drink bringing together business…

The Pitch Funding in Bury East Success

The Pitch Funding in Bury East Success

Bury Council’s ‘Pitch’ Community Funding was launched in 2017 and is available to constituted and non-constituted groups, special interest groups and residents who are undertaking projects that will contribute to improving the health and well being of local people within their community. On Saturday 21st September 2019, Tim Moore spoke on behalf of Roch Valley…

Birch Community Engagement Day a roaring success

Birch Community Engagement Day a roaring success

A family fun day organised by PC Matt Honey, Neighbourhood Officer for Smallbridge & Firgrove, GMP, RBH, Rochdale Borough Council and Safe 4 Summer was a great success on bringing the community together and a chance to meet your neighbourhood support network. The teams are working more than ever within the local community to promote inclusion…

GMP Rochdale Community Engagement Day Success at Falinge Park

GMP Rochdale Community Engagement Day Success at Falinge Park

Vintage Worx who have been working in partnership with GMP, RBH, GMFS, Rochdale Council and Dale in the Community Trust to provide stalls and entertainment from a variety of services and organisations for the local residents. Stalls on the day included the NHS, Rochdale Women’s Welfare, Empowering Minds, H.A.R.T, Greater Manchester Fire Service, Mountain Rescue, Rochdale AFC,…

New Amazon Alexa Skill

New Amazon Alexa Skill

Roch Valley Radio has now launched a brand new Amazon Alexa Skill which enables listeners to choose between Roch Valley Radio and Roch Valley Radio Xtra, a new radio channel to increase and give a wider choice of music. The skill is free to add to your Amazon Alexa device. David Murphy, the Chairman, said:…

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