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Town Centre News

Cycle safety measures implemented

The first ‘Trixi’ safety mirrors have been installed in Rochdale to help improve road safety for cyclists, as well as the mirrors, more advanced stop lines for cyclists have been placed at specially identified junctions.

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Save the dates! – Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival, 24-26 October

Dates for Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival were announced today. The festival will run from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 October this year, with organisers promising a feast of events and another stellar line up covering drama, comedy, dance, music, theatre, films, visual arts and children’s shows. Preview events will also be held across the borough earlier in October.

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Rochdale's skyline will alter dramatically as the dominating architectural feature of the town centre of the past 36 years disappears

With demolition of the black box and old bus station under way, this view of Rochdale will soon be no more

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Council in the market for shoppers’ views

Residents, shoppers and traders can still have their say on the future of Rochdale market now that the public consultation has been extended until midnight on 16 February.

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Rochdale shoppers get a free ticket

A free town centre bus which aims to make it easier for visitors to get around the rapidly changing Rochdale town centre will be taking to the road on Monday. (3 Feb).

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