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Proud moment as Heywood care home scoops top award

Proud moment as Heywood care home scoops top award

A Heywood care home has achieved an outstanding accreditation for the high-quality dignity of care it provides its residents. Highfield Manor, located at Manchester Road, scooped the nationally renowned Daisy Award with a stunning 97% rating. The home provides a mixture of residential and respite care for people living with dementia. It received a good…

Rochdale Council recruiting casual staff at jobs event

Rochdale Council recruiting casual staff at jobs event

Over 30 casual vacancies will be available at a recruitment event being staged at Rochdale Town Hall this month. Rochdale Borough Council are looking for local people, with a wide range of jobs available including catering assistants, bar staff, school crossing patrol staff, cleaners and more. The positions are all based in the borough at…

Don’t miss your chance to visit the Lightopia Festival!

Don’t miss your chance to visit the Lightopia Festival!

Taking place at Heaton Park until the 31st December is Lightopia, a brand new immersive and visually-dramatic lantern and light festival, that promises to fuse beautiful art installations with human experience. The very first of its kind in the UK and Europe, Lightopia explores the senses with unique interactive and immersive lights, lanterns, installations and…

Match Report – Ramsbottom United 7 Mossley 1

Match Report – Ramsbottom United 7 Mossley 1

Report by Aaron Benson Photo Credit – Ramsbottom United club photographer Frank Crook Ramsbottom ended 2019 in fine style with a crushing 7-1 win over Mossley bringing some extra festive cheer for the home supporters. In another superb home performance, goals from Tom Kennedy, Karl Jones, Nic Evangelinos, a brace for Reuben Jerome and one…

Stay safe, travel safely in Bury this Christmas

Stay safe, travel safely in Bury this Christmas

Christmas revellers are being urged to use legitimate taxis and private hire vehicles to get home safely over the festive period. There are nearly 1,000 vehicles licensed in Bury which are either Hackney carriages or ‘minicabs’, so there should be no shortage of vehicles to choose from. However, travellers are being urged to remember a…

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…

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