Town Centre News

Run Rochdale – hundreds hit roads for half marathon, 10K and fun run

Hundreds of runners descended on Rochdale this weekend for the annual Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon, 10K and Fun Run on Sunday morning. The event, now in its third year was hailed another success after almost 1,000 runners registered, encouraged by hundreds of spectators lining the routes.


Resting place of famous Rochdale-born statesman John Bright receives a spruce up.

The final resting place of Rochdale’s most famous son, the leading parliamentarian John Bright, has re-opened after a council revamp.


Visit England says visit Rochdale

Rochdale's fabulous Grade-I Victorian Gothic town hall and museum and art gallery, Touchstones, have both been given the Visit England ‘Quality Assured Visitor Attraction’ accreditation in recognition of the town’s top tourism offer.


Deadline extended as Rochdale gets ready for big race day

With just days to go before this year’s Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon, 10K and Fun Run, organisers are reminding participants to save money by entering online and signing up before midnight on Sunday 1 October.


Boomtime for Rochdale as 21 new town centre businesses open

Innovative council support packages in Rochdale have given the high street extra purchase, with more than 20 new business opening in the town centre since 2015.