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Bluebell Cat Rescue and Rehoming in Littleborough are in urgent need of ‘fur-ever’ homes for their feline occupants, plus donations for vet bills, wood-based cat litter, and food for both kittens and adults.
Date Published 23/08/2017
Littleborough’s University of the Third Age (U3A) is celebrating their third birthday on 25 September.
The Mayor and Mayoress will be attending the buffet lunch with...
Date Published 21/08/2017
Samantha Smith’s family have been told that her second lifesaving surgery on Friday (18 August) went well, and although Sam was ‘in a lot of pain, she was quite responsive’.
The Lee Rigby charity bike show, Afternoon Teas, Family Fun Day’s, Summer Fayre’s, Live Music, Let’s Fish, Springfield Park Model Train Rides – lots to do round the borough for...
Date Published 17/08/2017
A community event which took place on Saturday (5 August), has raised £900 for Alzheimer’s Society.
Date Published 15/08/2017
Samantha Smith has to raise a further £50,000 to cover costs for an urgent and unexpected second life-saving operation on Saturday (19 August).
Last week the mother of two from...
Rochdale Feel Good Festival, Fire Service Museum Open Day, Rochdale AFC v Scunthorpe, Food And Craft Markets, It's a Knockout Challenge, Rooley Moor Community Event, Good...
Date Published 10/08/2017
Eight-year-old Lily Rose Bradley has organised a coffee morning and cake sale to raise funds for Springhill Hospice in memory of her great-grandmother, Sheila Scott.
Date Published 11/08/2017
Rochdale Borough Council is proposing to increase charges for parking for at Hollingworth Lake by up to 127%.
The new charges will affect Hollingworth Lake Country Park car...
The Village Medical Practice in Littleborough has been taken out of special measures after being recognised as making significant improvements to the quality of care by the...
Samantha Smith needs need scans as soon as possible on her brain stem and cranial cervical junction. She is due to meet with her life-saving neurosurgeon, Doctor Henderson, next...
Date Published 05/08/2017
Dominic Apenteng is set to take on a tandem skydive to raise funds for his partner, Samantha Smith, on Sunday 27 August.
Date Published 02/08/2017
Private William Barcroft
In 1901, five years after being born in Littleborough, William lived with his grandmother, Mary, at 86 William Street, together with his father Thomas...
Date Published 31/07/2017
Horticulture students from Hopwood Hall College have been using their expertise to renovate sections of Rochdale Canal.
Date Published 28/07/2017
Reuse Littleborough’s request for school uniforms has been hugely successful following an appeal by Rochdale Online on 13 July.
Through unwanted uniforms, the no-money charity...
Date Published 27/07/2017
A major road resurfacing scheme gets under way next week on Yorkshire Street and Halifax Road in central Rochdale between Townhead Junction and Entwisle Road.
A young woman, believed to be in her mid-20s, was discovered dead in Hollingworth Road car park on Tuesday (25 July).
Date Published 26/07/2017
Sky-high ground rent on new-builds could be scrapped if plans get the go ahead. The news comes as the North West is singled out as a hotspot for costly leasehold agreements and...
Date Published 25/07/2017
Rochdale Council has responded to figures provided by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) that showed a staggering increase in the number of pothole complaints in the borough...
Rochdale MP Tony Lloyd has hit out at the government and claimed Ministers are “running scared” after scaled back plans for electrification between Manchester and Leeds were...
Date Published 24/07/2017
The recent Classic Car show, organised by Rochdale Rotary, raised £7,700.
The Littleborough Rushbearing Parade started with dancing at Wine Press, then parading to the festival in The Square on Sunday (23 July).
Date Published 23/07/2017
Local mutual housing society Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) has been awarded 14th place in this year’s list of top 50 social landlords.
Date Published 17/07/2017
Work to protect the iconic moorland of the Peak District and South Pennines is having a positive and statistically significant effect on the environment, research recently...
There have been seven burglaries in Smallbridge, Wardle, Firgrove and Littleborough since 1 July.
The thieves are forcing entry to properties on Oldclay Drive, Thimbles Close,...
Date Published 16/07/2017
Woodland wildlife and school children visiting Hollingworth Lake this spring and summer have been the real winners of an exciting new volunteering project supported by a grant...
Thousands of people turned out in glorious sunshine to enjoy the Rochdale Classic Car Show on Sunday (16 July) at Rakewood.
There were over 100 vintage, classic, collectors...
Samantha Smith, whose brain and spinal cord were being crushed under the weight of her own skull, has had her life-saving surgery in Washington DC following a five-and-a-half-hour...
Date Published 15/07/2017
Christian Warburton, from Littleborough, is aiming to help Red Star Boxing raise £10,000 for the Christie charity.
Former Rochdale footballer Geoff Thomas has been forced to pull out of the Three Tours cycling challenge because of a hip infection.
Date Published 13/07/2017
Town centre wardens for Rochdale, Middleton, Heywood and Littleborough are expected to be in post ‘within the next four to six weeks’, the Council meeting heard on Wednesday (12...
Reuse Littleborough would like your cast off school uniforms.
White shirts, blouses and polo's, dark coloured shorts, pants and skirts, black shoes, pumps, school bags, PE...
Presented during Councillor Daalat Ali’s report as Cabinet Member for Planning and Development to the full council meeting on Wednesday, the ‘reworked’ Greater Manchester Spatial...
The search is on for the borough’s best new building or regeneration project.
The seventh annual Rochdale Borough Design Awards will celebrate the best in new development design,...
Date Published 12/07/2017
Waterways charity the Canal & River Trust wants to recruit new volunteers to join a new Towpath Taskforce to help care for the 200-year old Rochdale Canal in Littleborough.
Date Published 11/07/2017
Samantha Smith will be having stage one of her life-saving treatment at 5pm Tuesday (11 July).
Samantha Smith, who is due to have a life-saving operation on Tuesday (11 July), needs to hit her fundraising target by Monday (10 July).
Date Published 08/07/2017
George Holt, from Littleborough Community Primary, was elected the Rochdale Borough Children’s Champion at a ceremony at Rochdale Town Hall on Tuesday 4 July.
Date Published 06/07/2017
Littleborough Civic Trust's Flood Resilience Group met with Michael Lyons from the Environment Agency on Monday evening to discuss and give feedback on the development of the...
Date Published 04/07/2017
A group of four amateur golfers from Sheffield based Cure Roofing emerged victorious at the annual NSPCC golf day held at the picturesque Whittaker Golf Club on Blackstone Edge on...
Date Published 03/07/2017
Lance Corporal Archie Middleton Rowell
Archie was born in Littleborough in 1884 and in 1891 was living at the Red Lion Hotel with his parents John and Frederica and his...
Date Published 01/07/2017
Green-fingered residents are being encouraged to get gardening as the ‘Alleyways in Bloom’ competition returns for 2017.
Date Published 28/06/2017
Raphael is a four-year old child with cerebral palsy who has had his life changed by Reuse Littleborough and Forever Angels Baby Home in Tanzania.
Date Published 27/06/2017
Reuse Littleborough have congratulated Amy Hathaway, who set up the Forever Angels Baby Home in Tanzania, on her recent MBE award at the Queen’s birthday honours.
Date Published 26/06/2017
A further three days of strike action on Arriva Rail North will go ahead on Saturday 8 July, Sunday 9 July and Monday 10 July, rail union RMT has confirmed
Date Published 23/06/2017
Graffic Detail have raised £1,175.40 towards the Manchester Appeal with Manchester Bee stickers.
Featuring a mosaic bee on a blue background with the words ‘Don’t Look Back in...
Date Published 22/06/2017
Samantha Smith is due to meet with a surgeon in Washington on Thursday 22 June as she is just £8,000 from reaching her target of raising £150,000 to cover the cost of her vital...
Date Published 15/06/2017
The public is being warned of a recent telephone scam, involving a caller claiming to be from the Talk Talk telephone provider.
Littleborough was buzzing on Saturday (10th June) when Littleborough Food & Drink Festival drew hundreds of people to the centre.
Date Published 12/06/2017
Labour's Tony Lloyd is the new Rochdale MP after a stunning victory in the General Election. Mr Lloyd attracted 29,035 votes, a staggering 57.89% of the vote and a huge majority...
Date Published 09/06/2017
Just a day before the polls open in the general election we take a look at the chances of each of the candidates in the Rochdale constituency and conclude just two, Labour's Tony...
Date Published 07/06/2017
As the annual Parklife festival returns to Heaton Park, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) are publishing details of travel arrangements and asking attendees to plan their...
Community groups are being encouraged to bid for a share of a £10,000 cash pot, launched once again by housing association Contour Homes.
Date Published 02/06/2017
Bombardier Charles Louis Whittaker
Charles was born in Sowerby Bridge and in 1901 was recorded as living at 2 Higher Calderbrook with his parents John and Martha and his...
Date Published 01/06/2017
With Thursday 8 June approaching there is just over a week to go until voters across the borough elect their Member of Parliament.
Date Published 31/05/2017
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