The Media Office manages the council's relationship with the media - local, regional and national. We can also help with media queries about the borough.
Accessing news stories
All the council's news stories are published on the news section of this website https://www.rochdale.gov.uk/yournews
Contacting the Media Office
The Media Office should be the first contact point for journalists. We will assist you and arrange for an appropriate spokesperson to be made available for you.
You can use our online form to contact the Media Office for:
- General media enquiries - you must be an accredited member of the media.
- Media releases - let us know if you want to be added to our distribution list for media releases.
- Filming - request permission to film on council land or property.
Alternatively, you can get in touch using the contact details on this page.
Publicity code of practice
Our job is to protect and improve the reputation of the council and to keep people informed about decisions, services and activities that might affect them.