Cost of living

Helping hand: could you be missing out on financial help?

Residents are facing more pressure on household budgets due to the increase in the cost of living, food and energy bills. There's a range of help and advice available. Use the links on this page to see what cost of living help is available, how to apply and where to go for advice

Contact us

If you need to ring us our lines are open Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm, telephone: 01706 923685

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    Get ready for winter

    Top tips about keeping warm, preparing your home, staying heathy and connected with your community.

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    Power cuts

    Find out how to report a power cut in your area, and how to stay safe and comfortable until the power is back on.

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    Traffic and travel

    Check the weather conditions and road updates before you travel or use public transport.

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    Things to see and do on a budget

    The borough of Rochdale has so much to offer for families looking for fun, or people who want to relax on a budget.

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    Energy saving scams

    Scammers may sometimes contact you pretending to be from Ofgem and may try to suggest you switch energy suppliers and ask for your bank details or offer rebates.

Help for businesses

Decision making

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    Policies, strategies and reviews

    We use policy and strategy documents to guide our decisions. We also use them to develop and run our services fairly and consistently.

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    Councillors and committees

    Councillors are responsible for agreeing provision of services and how the council's money is spent.