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Latest News and Press Releases


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


Free health 'MOT' checks & 5 day leisure pass for all Rochdale taxi drivers

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21
Jun
2018

Taxi drivers across the borough of Rochdale are being offered health checks together with a free five day pass to all leisure centre facilities operated by charity...

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TOUCHSTONES ROCHDALE AND THE ALZHEIMERS SOCIETY OFFER FREE EVENT FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

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08
Jun
2018

What's your medicine? Roadshow Memory Well-being Café Tuesday 12 June 2018 2.30pm-4.30pm Touchstones Rochdale and the Alzheimer’s Society will...

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FAMILY FUN WITH LAUNCH OF PADDLE BOATS AT REVAMPED HOLLINGWORTH LAKE ADVENTURE AND WATER ACTIVITY CENTRE

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22
May
2018

This bank holiday Monday, May 28, families are invited for fun, games and adventure at the rebranded Hollingworth Lake Adventure & Water Activity Centre, near...

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LINK4LIFE OPENS THE DOORS FOR GUIDED TOURS OF LEISURE CENTRES

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02
May
2018

LEISURE charity Link4Life is hosting guided tours of its venues across the borough of Rochdale for people who may not know about its wide-ranging activities and...

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National award for Link4Life sports coach who tackles anti-social behaviour and money-lending

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23
Mar
2018

Link4Life has won a national award for promoting games and employment skills, alongside tackling anti-social behaviour and money-lending in the borough of...

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Link4Life Sport and Fitness Coaches up for National Awards

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14
Mar
2018

Congratulations to Scott Hardy, Aleksandra Savina and Matthew Howells who have each been shortlisted for national awards. Scott, Aleksandra and Matthew are finalists...

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Mammoth cash injection to help Rochdale deliver a really wild natural history adventure, thanks to National Lottery players

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08
Mar
2018

Link4Life and Rochdale Borough Council have secured more than £90,000 of National Lottery funding to help them deliver a fun-packed programme of activities and...

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Dippy on Tour - Exhibition Design Opportunity

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06
Mar
2018

An exhibition and interpretation design company is required to develop and deliver Dippy on Tour at Touchstones to open at Touchstones Rochdale in December 2019 with...

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Dippy On Tour: A Natural History Adventure North West

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20
Feb
2018

Tender Invitation – Bid development, activity planning & fundraising Brief Link4Life (the Rochdale Borough-wide Cultural Trust) in partnership with Rochdale...

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Local heritage enthusiast loans historic postcards to display alongside contemporary artworks from the local community

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28
Dec
2017

A generous loan to Touchstones Rochdale Art Gallery will see a collection of historic postcards of the local area form part of a new exhibition at Touchstones...

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Link4Life Fit and Fed Christmas Parties

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28
Dec
2017

School holidays are supposed to be a fun time of the year, but for a generation of children it isn’t. Children are isolated because there is no free activity...

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Leisure & Fitness Apprenticeship at Link4Life

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21
Dec
2017

Are you looking to kick start your career within the sport and leisure industry? Link4Life are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards a...

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Celebrating another year of being ACTIVE!

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20
Dec
2017

Link4Life’s ‘Active Living’ participants celebrated another year of being healthy and active with a fantastic Christmas party. Over 80 attendees along with...

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Rochdale AFC Strollers Winners of the over 60`s Greater Manchester Walking Football League

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08
Dec
2017

On Friday 1 December, Link4Life hosted the over 60's Greater Manchester Walking Football League at Heywood Sports Village. On a sunny but cold day we were honoured...

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People's Art: Call for entries!

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14
Nov
2017

People’s Art: A Postcard from Rochdale. Exhibition 20 January - 14 April 2018. An exciting new competition and an exhibition to showcase local artistic...

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Rochdale AFC Strollers - Winners of the over 65`s Walking Football Tournament

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10
Nov
2017

On Friday 10 November, Link4Life hosted the second over 65's walking football competition at Heywood Sports Village. Eight teams from across the country took part in...

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Sandwiches in the Workplace

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07
Nov
2017

It is estimated that about 2.4 million people in the UK are ‘sandwiched’ between caring for family members with disabilities or chronic illnesses and raising...

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Jessica Rankin: Stone/Folding

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02
Nov
2017

In the artist’s first exhibition outside London and one of entirely new work, Jessica Rankin threads a needle between serendipitous encounters with artefacts of...

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You`re never too old to keep active

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30
Oct
2017

Gladys Rayburn, Link4Life’s oldest participant on the Active Living sessions enjoyed her 100th birthday celebration at Rochdale Leisure Centre last week. (28...

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Turner Contemporary and Sage Gateshead join £1M bid to end middle class domination of arts organisations

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26
Sep
2017

Forty of Britain’s biggest – and smallest – arts organisations will join a flagship £1 million scheme to help end the middle class domination of the arts by...

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