Local planning policy

Plans to improve

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    Improving the borough

    We’re working hard to make Rochdale town centre a better place for shoppers, visitors and businesses.

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    Council meetings

    View dates, times, agendas and minutes for upcoming council meetings.

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    Towns Fund

    The Towns Fund is money we can use to help us improve Rochdale. Read some of our plans or tell us your ideas.

About the borough

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    Local history

    Rochdale's history can be traced right back to the Doomsday Book in 1086. Learn some fascinating information about the rich heritage of Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton, Littleborough and the Pennine villages.

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    Heritage and conservation

    View information about Blue Plaques, conservation areas, war memorials, listed buildings and more.

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.