Rochdale shines a light on clean energy as work on major solar farm begins
Plans for a brand new solar farm in Heywood are powering ahead, with work beginning on-site.
Council’s highways service speeds up pothole repair times
The council has boosted pothole repair times by almost 20 per cent, nearly a year after the service was brought in-house to drive improvements.
Team appointed for borough's major art investment
Plans that will see over £8.5 million invested into arts and culture in the borough over the next 3 years thanks to Arts Council England funding are well underway.
'Amazing work' - Rochdale honours shining stars at staff awards
Outstanding achievements and service to local residents by Rochdale Borough Council employees were recognised during The ACE Staff Awards held at Number One Riverside.
Bag a proud moment in the 2023 Big Bag Challenge
The council is again supporting the UK’s environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy, in its annual Great British Spring Clean campaign by asking residents to make a pledge to collect one bag of litter.
Council leader calls for government action over telecom masts
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.
Bowlee's back - car boot sale and market returns for extended season
Bowlee Car Boot Sale and Market – one of the biggest and most popular in Greater Manchester – returns for its 2023 season in April, with 5 extra dates added.
Volunteer tour guides sought for revamped town hall
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 in March 2023.
Plan your King’s Coronation street party
Residents are invited to apply for a free street party licence for the King’s Coronation.
Thousands benefit as children's services gets £9.4 million boost
Thousands of families in the borough will benefit after a £9.4 million spending boost for the council’s children’s services was agreed.