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Latest News and Press Releases


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


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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Walking football presentation evening

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28
Jun
2018

At the recent Rochdale walking football presentation evening held at Tunshill golf club, Steve Colesby received an outstanding contribution award for all his hard...

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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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