Rochdale Borough Council is to provide further cost of living support to thousands of residents and families with an additional £4.6 million of investment.
Local charity Springhill Hospice has been chosen to receive a £12,000 cash boost thanks to a national scheme that recycles metals left over from cremations.
The council’s cabinet will vote next week on whether to formally accept £30m of funds to boost transport across the borough.
Rochdale Borough Council’s environmental management service will now manage street cleaning and grounds maintenance in Langley, Middleton, after a decision by councillors to bring the service back in-house.
Plans for a brand new solar farm in Heywood are powering ahead, with work beginning on site.
Plans that will see over £8.5 million invested into arts and culture in the borough over the next three years thanks to Arts Council England funding are well under way.
Following the announcement of Greater Manchester Police’s new neighbourhood policing model, GMP officers across Rochdale have been continuing the fight to prevent and reduce crime across the borough with increased activity this week.
Rochdale Borough Council has boosted pothole repair times by almost 20 per cent, nearly a year after the service was brought in-house to drive improvements.
Outstanding achievements and service to local residents by Rochdale Borough Council employees were recognised during The Ace Staff Awards held at Number One Riverside.
LAST WEEK Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service ran a large-scale exercise to test procedures for dealing with fires in a high-rise.
The 20 year-old man and 21 year old woman were detained at a property on Tower Street at 6am on Tuesday 14 March.
Rochdale Borough Council’s leader has called on the government to strengthen planning laws and provide councils with increased powers to stop the erection of telecom masts.
Budding tour guides who would like to volunteer at Rochdale Town Hall once its multi-million pound restoration is complete are being invited to a special event later this month.
Residents are invited to apply for a free street party licence for the King’s Coronation. To ensure celebrations can be staged as easily as possible Rochdale Borough Council have waived road closure fees for the special occasion and will provide free signage as well as support for the event organiser.
Thousands of families in the borough will benefit after a £9.4million spending boost for the council’s children’s services was agreed. The funding includes a £6million funding package to help recruit more social workers and foster carers, deliver a new safeguarding service, and provide further services for young parents, including mental health advice and support.
On Thursday 2 March 2023 officers from Rochdale’s Neighbourhood policing teams received information that electricity was being bypassed at an address on Yorkshire Street, Rochdale. In the property and upon further investigation a substantial cannabis farm was found.
A £600,000 extension to Balderstone Library that will provide vibrant new facilities for the local community has officially opened.
Kadar Ali, of Spring Gardens in Rochdale was advertising the supply of crack cocaine and heroin to vulnerable people who are addicted to the drugs, via a mobile phone.
Members of an organised crime group operating across Rochdale and Greater Manchester have been jailed today, Wednesday 1 March 2023, for a collective 49 years and two months following a serious assault which took place on the evening of Tuesday 5 October 2021.
The Rochdale Riverside retail and leisure scheme is hailing another bumper year, which saw footfall hit more than 1.5m, despite ongoing economic challenges facing the country.
With local elections taking place on Thursday 4 May, Rochdale Borough Council is reminding residents they’ll need to show photographic ID to vote at a polling station and to apply for free ID now if they need it.
Rochdale Borough Council’s trading standards team has disrupted a Greater Manchester criminal counterfeit goods operation worth up to £65million a year.