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Latest News and Press Releases


All the latest news, information and press releases on leisure, culture and events from Link4Life and Rochdale Borough Council.

Going Public - The Napoleone Collection

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29
Nov
2016

10 December - 11 March 2017. Pioneering collector of women artists, Valeria Napoleone, brings world class contemporary art to Touchstones Rochdale Art Gallery this...

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Unsung hero Beryl wins Manchester Champions award

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21
Nov
2016

Unexpecting Beryl Birch carried home two awards from the annual Greater Manchester Sports Award, held at the Point, Old Trafford Cricket ground on 4 November 2016....

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Louise Giovanelli: Slow to Respond

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21
Nov
2016

19 November 2016 -4 March 2017. Gallery One. Touchstones Rochdale’s Art Gallery continues to champion the work of women artists and emerging regional talent within...

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Rochdale’s 2020 vision helps secure world famous exhibit

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15
Nov
2016

One of the most famous museum exhibits in the world is heading to Rochdale as part of an unprecedented national tour. The Natural History Museum’s famous...

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Frocks: Dress and Accessories from the Museum Collection

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04
Nov
2016

NEW EXHIBITION - 5 November 2016 - 15 April 2017. Take a look at a century of style from the amazingly structured garments worn during the Victorian period to the...

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The Art Café Grand Opening at Touchstones Rochdale

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31
Oct
2016

A large crowd gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Touchstones Rochdale’s new café on Thursday evening (27 October) as part of the Museums at Night festival...

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Link4Life first to install the new Total Gym® Row Trainer™

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27
Oct
2016

Link4Life, a trust that manages delivery of high quality health and leisure services in the Rochdale Borough, is the first in the UK to install the new Total Gym®...

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Link4Life raises £1439.24 for Sport Relief

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26
Oct
2016

Earlier this year, the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in Rochdale saw local people running one, three or six miles in aid of Sport Relief. The money has been counted...

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Rochdale Borough Sports & Culture Awards 2016

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29
Sep
2016

A packed Middleton Area enthusiastically celebrated the nominees and winners of the Rochdale Sports and Culture Awards. This annual Link4Life produced event is...

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FE, FI, FO FUM!

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27
Sep
2016

Alex Reid comes to Middleton, for some panto fun! Shone Productions Ltd presents their biggest pantomime yet, Jack And The Beanstalk, at Middleton Arena from Thursday 1 - Saturday 31 December...

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People's Art is back

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26
Sep
2016

Over 200 people turned out on Saturday (24 September) to see the Deputy Mayor of Rochdale, officially open this year's People's Art 2016 exhibition at Touchstones Rochdale. Organised by Link4Life's...

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Doors open in September as Rochdale borough celebrates its heritage

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16
Aug
2016

The borough of Rochdale is once again getting ready to celebrate its fantastic architecture and heritage next month with the return of the popular national Heritage Open Days festival. Now 22...

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Wheelchair Rugby League 4 Nations

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16
Aug
2016

The opening ceremony will take place on Friday 23 September at Rochdale Town Hall and then a two-day tournament will commence at Kingsway Park Sports Centre. It...

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Doors open in September as Rochdale borough celebrates its heritage

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16
Aug
2016

Image © Atheer D Mahir. A friend of St Edmunds Church. Now 22 years old, the event is billed as England's largest voluntary cultural event which 'opens the...

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Wheelchair Rugby League 4 Nations

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15
Aug
2016

Rochdale Hornets Wheelchair Rugby League alongside Wigan & Leigh Wheelchair Rugby League have been successful in their bid to bring the Wheelchair Rugby League 4 Nations to the North...

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Call for Cloth Jamboree

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10
Aug
2016

  Join us for a hands-on, art making, storytelling, chin wagging afternoon. Take part in the making of a new artwork for Call for Cloth. Bring your Cloth...

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Opportunities for Local Artists at Touchstones Rochdale

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04
Aug
2016

  It is that time of the year where local artists have a great opportunity to exhibit their work in the Art Gallery at Touchstones Rochdale. Entry forms...

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Xplorer Is Coming to A Park Near You!

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14
Jul
2016

British Orienteering have launched a range of new markers including sports, space, transport and professions to complement the existing markers. In celebration of...

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Rochdale Leisure Centre £500k fitness refurbishment

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05
Jul
2016

Rochdale Leisure Centre’s fitness suite re-opened on Saturday 2nd July following a £500k refurbishment. The facility now includes the industry’s most advanced cardio equipment, including...

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Nominate your local sporting and culture heroes

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16
May
2016

The borough of Rochdale is once again getting ready to recognise and celebrate its own local sporting and culture heroes! If you know a 'Person', 'Club' or 'Organisation' that has made a difference...

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