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New Rochdale School to open next September

New Rochdale School to open next September

Edgar Wood Academy has announced that it is now planning to open in September 2021 and is accepting applications for its first year 7 students. The 11-16 state-funded secondary school has been working closely with Rochdale Borough Council to meet the estimated shortfall of places for current year 6 students and is proposed to open with an initial…

Greenmount Volunteer Group receive star award

Greenmount Volunteer Group receive star award

D-Caff, a dementia friendly cafe in Greenmount has been congratulated by Bury Council for it’s work in working with the most vunerable people in the area. The volunteers from D-Caff have won the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service award. The Mayor of Bury, Councillor Tim Pickstone, had the opportunity to congratulate some of the volunteers from the…

The Tottington Snake uniting the community

The Tottington Snake uniting the community

People in Tottington are adding to the local area with their very own ‘Totty Snake’ – made from painted rocks. The snake is growing every day. Currently, over 500 painted rocks have been added to the snake by families during lockdown. The whole community is getting involved – with a wide range of creations from…

‘Join together by continuing to stay apart’ says Deputy Mayor following rise in crime

‘Join together by continuing to stay apart’ says Deputy Mayor following rise in crime

GREATER Manchester’s Deputy Mayor for Policing, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire, Bev Hughes, is urging people to keep on playing their part in stopping the spread of COVID-19 amidst a rise in crime and antisocial behaviour in the city-region following the easing of the lockdown. Bev said: “The Government is increasingly leaving people to make…

Huge setback in the efforts to support Greater Manchester’s most vulnerable, as warehouse is broken into and thousands of items stolen

Huge setback in the efforts to support Greater Manchester’s most vulnerable, as warehouse is broken into and thousands of items stolen

As the Covid-19 crisis continues and demand grows even further, local charities and authorities issue an urgent appeal for help following the break in Frontline charities and local authorities working with the Greater Manchester Homelessness Action Network, (GMHAN), Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity, and Manchester Homelessness Partnership, are calling on individuals and businesses across the region…