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Latest News and Press Releases


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


TOUCHSTONES ROCHDALE MUSEUM UNVEILS THE ONLY SURVIVING PUBLIC PROTEST BANNER FROM 1819 PETERLOO MASSACRE

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16
Aug
2019

Touchstones Museum in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, is displaying the only surviving protest banner from the historic ‘Peterloo Massacre’ of 1819, when...

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Heritage Open Days 2019

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14
Aug
2019

The borough of Rochdale is ready to celebrate its fantastic architecture and heritage with the return of the National Heritage Open Days festival from Friday 13 to...

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Great Manchester Arts announce Peterloo commission

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31
Jul
2019

Greater Manchester Arts commission award-winning artist, Joshua Sofaer, to deliver Peterloo legacy project.  From Bolton to Bury, from Rochdale to...

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TOUCHSTONES ROCHDALE MUSEUM UNVEILS THE ONLY SURVIVING PUBLIC PROTEST BANNER FROM 1819 PETERLOO MASSACRE

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13
May
2019

Touchstones Museum in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, is displaying the only surviving protest banner from the historic ‘Peterloo Massacre’ of 1819, when...

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Official launch of Lady Katherine, the new 'Lady of the Lake'

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24
Apr
2019

A very special ‘lady’ was the toast of Hollingworth Lake marking the return of a much-loved tradition which has brought joy to many thousands, dating back over...

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Rochdale Walking Football Club players represent over 70’s North West Squad

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23
Apr
2019

Some say that you are never too old to enjoy the beautiful game! Steve Colesby and Bill Charlton (pictured), who are members of Rochdale Walking Football Club...

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Councillors put their best feet forward with Fitbit scheme

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25
Mar
2019

Councillors in the borough of Rochdale have been moving more thanks to Fitbits. Link4Life provided 15 of our councillors with the fitness trackers for 3...

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Knit a bee for Dippy the Dinosaur

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09
Feb
2019

Dippy, the famous Diplodocus from the Natural History Museum, will be visiting Rochdale from February to June 2020.  He will be on display at Number One...

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The Willows Dementia Hub Café Now Open 7 Days

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08
Feb
2019

The Woodlands café at the Willows Dementia hub is a welcoming space for the local community to take part in hands-on activities, classes, or relax over some lunch...

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Stroke charity awards highlights great work by Link4Life staff and volunteers

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06
Feb
2019

EXCELLENT work by staff from Link4Life and local volunteers in supporting stroke rehabilitation services in the Rochdale area has been recognised by the Stroke...

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Beth Tweddle Gymnastics

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01
Jan
2019

Link4Life is excited to be working with Beth Tweddle Gymnastics to give as many children as possible the opportunity to experience gymnastics.  Beth Tweddle...

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Active Living Christmas Party

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12
Dec
2018

115 Active Living participants attended the Active Living Christmas party at Rochdale Leisure centre today. Particpants attend the Active Living classes at...

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How getting in touch with nature is helping young people to thrive.

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11
Dec
2018

More than 100 local young people and families have benefitted from an innovative nature-based course, designed to help improve their emotional health and wellbeing...

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Over £200 raised for Breast Cancer Now with Burlesque Masterclass at Rochdale Leisure Centre

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01
Dec
2018

Over £200 was raised last night for the Breast Cancer Now Charity from people who attended the Burlesque Masterclass at Rochdale Centre. All of the...

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LINK4LIFE WELCOMES COMMUNITY LEISURE UK REBRAND

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22
Nov
2018

The umbrella organisation for sport, leisure and culture trusts, formerly Sporta, has changed its name to Community Leisure UK. The rebrand, which launched on 20th...

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Winners revealed at 2018 Rochdale Boroughwide Sports and Culture Awards

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19
Oct
2018

Sixteen awards were presented in total at a special ceremony at Middleton Arena Eight winners have automatically been shortlisted for the Greater Manchester...

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Celebration as candidates successfully pass NPLQ to become qualified lifeguards

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13
Oct
2018

This week, eight candidates were celebrating as they successfully passed their NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification) to become fully qualified lifeguards...

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GMCA (Greater Manchester Combined Authority) consultation on a proposed new cultural strategy

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12
Oct
2018

GMCA (Greater Manchester Combined Authority) are currently consulting on a proposed new cultural strategy for the city region. To download a copy click here:...

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Invitation for quotation: Review and opportunities analysis for Rochdale Music Services

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26
Sep
2018

Consultant required to undetake a service review and opportunities analysis in relation to Rochdale Borough Music Service. Link4Life, in partnership with Rochdale...

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Link4Life announces consultation for proposals to explore alternative options for the operation of Marland Golf Course

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21
Sep
2018

Link4Life have today announced consultation for proposals to explore alternative options for the operation of Marland Golf Course. Marland Golf Course has been...

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