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Scott Teirney swam a whopping 10,528 lengths – 164.5 miles - to raise funds for the Save Samantha appeal..
Date Published 12/12/2017
A study in the Christmas issue of The BMJ dispels the commonly held belief that changes in weather conditions lead to increased joint pain.
Date Published 14/12/2017
The new leader of Rochdale Borough Council, Councillor Allen Brett, will present the new cabinet positions to a meeting of the council on Wednesday (13 December) evening.
Councillor Allen Brett says he is "proud and humbled" to have been elected by his colleagues as Leader of the Labour Group and Leader of the Council.
Date Published 11/12/2017
Littleborough residents Jeni Wardley and her mum, Linda Chappell, are set to shave their hair to raise £10,000 for the Post Pals charity, who are dedicated to making seriously ill...
Councillor Richard Farnell has resigned as the Leader of Rochdale Borough Council, speaking to Rochdale Online he said he had made the decision "with a heavy heart" whilst on...
Date Published 08/12/2017
George and Audrey Howarth, of Barehill Street, Littleborough, have received a a surprise congratulations card from the Queen as they celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary.
Date Published 07/12/2017
Scores of people visited the square in Littleborough for the annual Christmas lights switch on.
The colourful and decorative lights were officially switched on by the winner of...
Date Published 06/12/2017
Jason Mark Winward (19/05/1971) has had his prison sentence for historic sexual acts carried out against a boy cut by a third.
Date Published 05/12/2017
Littleborough Civic Trust visited Chester on Sunday.
The party was hosted by members of Chester Civic Trust and commenced with a visit to Bishop Lloyd’s Palace, a Grade One...
Gunner John McNamara (MacNamara)
John was born in Todmorden in 1896. By 1901, he was living at 6 Taylor Street, Littleborough with his parents Jerimiah and Margaret and sisters...
Date Published 04/12/2017
Friday is World AIDS Day, so I am wearing my red ribbon in recognition of this important day.
The Terence Higgins Trust was set up in memory of one of the first people to die...
Date Published 01/12/2017
A community project on the Rochdale Canal in Littleborough has won an outstanding level five award by Britain in Bloom.
Raised question to the Home Office about minimising organised crime which is massively damaging to people in society. It’s probably underestimated because Greater Manchester is...
Date Published 24/11/2017
The Bishop of Manchester, Dr David Walker, is delighted to announce projects that have been commended with the first ‘Church For a Different World awards’.
Date Published 23/11/2017
A resolution from the Littleborough & Lakeside Labour Party calling upon the Labour Party to suspend Councillor Richard Farnell, while awaiting the report of the Inquiry into...
Date Published 20/11/2017
I asked the Work Pensions Secretary a question in Parliament about the government’s plans for people who are struggling on their wages as inflation kicks in and the rich get...
Date Published 17/11/2017
A community asset application has been submitted for the King William IV pub in Littleborough by members of the community.
The 'Friends of the King Bill' group was formed on 8...
Date Published 13/11/2017
Hundreds of people filled Littleborough town square to remember the men and women who gave their lives to protect our country for the annual Remembrance Sunday service on Sunday...
Littleborough stroke survivor Debbie Ainscow, 50, is one of the thousands of people living with communication difficulties after a stroke.
Date Published 10/11/2017
The clubhouse at Fothergill and Harvey Cricket Club on Lightowlers Lane, Littleborough was burned to the ground by arsonists on Sunday (5 November), just one week after a break...
Date Published 08/11/2017
The former Akzo Nobel site in Littleborough has been purchased by the government’s Homes and Communities Agency, believed to be in an attempt to kickstart housing plans.
Date Published 07/11/2017
Bluebell Cat Rescue and Rehoming in Littleborough certainly proved they were in the right place at the right time after they came to the rescue of two cats in an unbelievable...
Kath and Andy O’Donnell of The Three Amigos Fundraising Group have paid tribute to their third amigo, Oscar the Yorkshire Terrier, after he became ill with an aggressive form of...
Private James Hugh Buckley
James was born in Shaw in 1889 but subsequently moved to 474 Halifax Road, Wardle in 1901 where he lived with his parents, John and Elizabeth,...
Green flags were raised in eight parks and green spaces across the borough on Tuesday (31 October).
Date Published 01/11/2017
Local writer and blogger Megan Lea is taking part in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and has decided to use the opportunity to raise funds for Rochdale and District Mind.
Local charity Reuse Littleborough has donated some of the borough’s unwanted items to refugees in Lesvos, Greece through the Cheshire-based charity, Charity Aid Recycling...
Local charity Reuse Littleborough have launched a shoebox appeal with a twist in time for Christmas.
Date Published 30/10/2017
With summer well and truly over, the leaves turning the gardens of Springhill Hospice a wonderful, warm autumnal mix of colours and the nights closing in, the fundraising team at...
Date Published 28/10/2017
This week I have been in parliament a lot. I met with ambassadors from central American countries about situations including the possibility of trade after Brexit, with countries...
Date Published 27/10/2017
For the second year running, Littleborough was painted pink for Cancer Research, with Littleborough salon Beauty Boutique being awarded the best dressed window display.
Date Published 25/10/2017
Rochdale team Eco-Warriors are to return to the silver screen on Friday (27 October) with the second round of BBC Two quiz show, Only Connect.
The three local political party leaders have responded to the Boundary Commission's revised constituency proposals.
Littleborough Civic Trust is urging local residents between now and the end of December to suggest aspects of Littleborough's buildings or landscape that they think fit under one...
Date Published 23/10/2017
I have had a busy week which started with a ministerial brief regarding a military consultation on the Iraq and Syria issue against IS. The role troops play is important and we...
Date Published 20/10/2017
The locals of Littleborough and beyond have been raising the roof with joyful song and laughter each Wednesday since the launch of ‘Sing! Littleborough’, our new community singing...
Phil Jordan has raised nearly £400 for Stand Up To Cancer with a head, beard and moustache shave at Just Gents in Littleborough.
Jackie Carmichael unveiled a brass plaque at Littleborough Station in memory of her late husband Stuart on Monday (16 October).
2017 is proving to be a busy year for the local Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund with 15 new groups receiving funding for their many and varied community projects.
Date Published 17/10/2017
The boundary commission has produced revised constituency proposals, following months of public consultation, that leave the borough carved up into three constituencies.
Due to an obstruction on the line, some rail services between Manchester Victoria and Todmorden are delayed or cancelled.
Date Published 16/10/2017
Local charity Reuse Littleborough raised over £500 for Macmillan Cancer Support with a sponsored head shave at Hare Hill House's Macmillan Coffee Morning on Saturday 30 September.
Date Published 10/10/2017
Hare Hill House raised over £1000 from their Macmillan coffee morning.
Date Published 07/10/2017
Local MEP, Sajjad Karim, has warned of the inherent danger of backsliding on equality and diversity issues once Britain has left the European Union.
Date Published 04/10/2017
The Rochdale Borough Council contribution towards the implementation and first year costs of a new recruitment website, launched earlier this year, was £59,894.81.
Date Published 02/10/2017
Parents of children who are due to start primary school in September 2018 can apply for their child’s first school place from Monday 2 October.
Rochdale AFC’s Dale in the Community Sports Trust is looking to appoint additional voluntary trustees who can use their skills, experience and time to support the charity.
Battle of Poelcapelle
From the 9 - 11 October 1917 the 2/6th and 2/8th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers took part in the battle south east of Passchendaele along the railway line...
Phil Jordan is set to shave his hair off in the name of charity for Stand Up To Cancer on 19 October.
Date Published 30/09/2017
This week I have been at the Labour Party conference in Brighton.
I listened intently to Jeremy Corbyn’s speech which was about why politics matters and how it is not all...
Date Published 29/09/2017
Happy Jacks Nursery in Littleborough raised £329 towards injured fireman Alex Green’s return home by holding a ‘Green Day’ on Wednesday 20 September.
Date Published 27/09/2017
Now that summer has faded, why not give your tired old garden equipment and furniture a new lease of life in time for Christmas, and help change the lives of many children by...
Date Published 26/09/2017
This week I helped a couple, Tony and Christine Bibby, from Littleborough fly home after they were stuck in the Caribbean during Hurricane Irma.
Date Published 22/09/2017
Smokers are being urged to give up cigarettes this Stoptober as statistics show there’s never been a better time to quit.
Date Published 21/09/2017
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