In an emergency or during periods of adverse weather conditions, we'll provide regular updates to the local media and update this website.
Here are some links to local and regional news sources and details of how to tune in to local broadcast media.
You can follow key organisations on social media to get news in an emergency.
- @RochdaleCouncil – follow the council on X
- /rochdalecouncil – follow the council on Facebook
- rochdalecouncil – follow the council on Instagram
- @gmpolice – follow Greater Manchester Police on X
- @manchesterfire – follow Greater Manchester Fire on X
You can get local updates from regional news programmes.
- BBC North West – bulletins on BBC One.
These are some of the radio stations that cover news for the borough of Rochdale.
- BBC Radio Manchester – 95.1 and 104.6 FM and DAB
- Greatest Hits Radio (Greater Manchester) – 96.2 FM and DAB
- Greatest Hits Radio (Bolton and Bury) – 107.4 FM
- Crescent Radio (Rochdale community radio) – 97.0 FM
- Hits Radio (formerly Key 103) (Greater Manchester) – 103.0 FM and DAB
- 102 Capital FM (Greater Manchester) – 102.0 FM and DAB
- XS Manchester (Greater Manchester) – 106.1 FM
- Radio X (Greater Manchester) – 104.9 and 97.7 DAB
- Key Radio (formerly Key 2) (Greater Manchester) – 1152 AM and DAB
- Gold (Greater Manchester) – 1458 AM and DAB
- Asian Sound Radio (Lancashire and Greater Manchester) – 1377 and 963 AM and DAB
- Heart (North West) – 105.4 FM and DAB
- Smooth Radio (North West) – 100.4 FM and DAB
These are the newspapers and online news sources where you can get updates about the borough.