Town Centre News

Rochdale Feel Good Festival Battle of the Bands offers local talent a chance to shine

This summer’s edition of Greater Manchester’s most successful free music and food event is opening up the books and inviting aspiring acts and artists from the area to get involved in a talent contest. The victors will be given an opportunity to perform on the main stage ahead of the main headliners.


Ska heroes The Selecter to play Rochdale Feel Good Festival

Eighties ska band The Selecter are the latest addition to the Rochdale Feel Good Festival line up.


Food favourite Aazam Ahmad set for festival

Award winning chef Aazam Ahmad will return to the Rochdale Feel Good Festival this summer. The ever popular BBC Fusion Chef who has appeared at the event each year since 2008 will be appearing in the Carillion Celebrity Kitchen on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 August.


The search is on for Rochdale’s top independent trader!

Independent of the Year is an exciting opportunity to celebrate the best Independents on the UK High Streets and the hunt is underway to find out who should represent Rochdale in the national competition championing independent businesses.


Plan your trip now – Tour de France visitors urged to prepare for 6 July

With a month to go before the Tour de France comes to the borough, Rochdale Borough Council have announced transport and travel details ahead of the world famous race this summer.