All posts by Adam Clark

BREAKING: Man in 50’s has died in Radcliffe lodge.

BREAKING: Man in 50’s has died in Radcliffe lodge.

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that a man has died after being found in a lodge at the end of Kirsktall Gardens in Radcliffe. A police spokesperson said “At around 2.55pm on Sunday 5 April 2020, police were called to reports of concern for the welfare of a man in water off Kirkstall Gardens, Bury….

​Can you help our Community Hubs to deliver food?

​Can you help our Community Hubs to deliver food?

Volunteers are urgently needed to help deliver food to vulnerable residents, particularly in Prestwich and Whitefield. Bury’s five new Community Hubs are up and running, co-ordinating efforts to ensure that people in need across the borough receive food, medicines and other support. While those on the Government’s most vulnerable list are receiving food parcels, the…

Planning consent issued for major regeneration scheme

Planning consent issued for major regeneration scheme

A game changing development to create a new link road, 1,000 new homes and over 135,000m2 of employment space at junction 19 of the M62 has moved up a gear after planning consent was issued by Rochdale Borough Council. The application was approved by the council’s planning committee in 2018, subject to the completion of…

Queen Elizabeth II to address the Commonwealth on Sunday

Queen Elizabeth II to address the Commonwealth on Sunday

Queen Elizabeth II has recorded a special broadcast to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth in relation to the coronavirus outbreak to be broadcast at 8pm on Sunday 5 April, Buckingham Palace have said. The palace confirmed the news on twitter this afternoon just after the Department of Health announced that the death toll from…

Local School help in PPE production

Local School help in PPE production

Woodhey High School in Ramsbottom has joined the Coronavirus supply chain by creating Personal Protective Equipment for Bury Council. In just two days the school’s design and technology team created 102 face masks that they delivered to the Castle Leisure Centre in Bury yesterday who distribute PPE to frontline workers who cannot source PPE for…

Happy World Autism Day!

Happy World Autism Day!

Today is World Autism Day! World Autism Day was first founded in 2008 and all of the countries in the United Nations recognize it. This year will be a lot different though as people will not be able to hold gatherings to celebrate the fabulous work that people do to support many autistic people around…

Rochdale Council pledges cash boost for food banks

Rochdale Council pledges cash boost for food banks

Rochdale Borough Council has pledged £30k of support to local food banks and to ensure the emergency response can continue during the coronavirus pandemic. Council leader Allen Brett announced the cash boost to help support the increase in the number of people across the borough needing food parcels. The money will ensure vulnerable residents who…

​Helping the homeless during the Covid-19 crisis

​Helping the homeless during the Covid-19 crisis

Rough sleepers and those classed as homeless are being helped to find accommodation and keep safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Councillor Eamonn O’Brien, cabinet member for finance and housing, said: “We’ve been working with the GMCA and MHCLG over the past two weeks to ensure our provision for rough sleepers is robust. “All rough sleepers…

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