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Latest News and Press Releases


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


Chance to win a week in the sun in Mayor’s Charity Raffle

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07
Oct
2014

Put on your lucky socks, cross your fingers and head down to the Rochdale Exchange Shopping Centre this Friday and Saturday for the chance to win a seven night stay on the Costa Del Sol in the...

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Dave Spikey set for Middleton Arena show

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06
Oct
2014

Double British Comedy Award Winner Dave Spikey returns to Middleton Arena this month during his brand new 2014 tour. The much loved stand up and star of the smash hit Channel 4 comedy 'Phoenix...

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People's Choice winner announced

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06
Oct
2014

The annual art exhibition, People's Art 2014, at Touchstones Rochdale saw yet another stunning display of work by people who live or work in areas across the borough of Rochdale. The exhibition...

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Back to the floor for management as Link4Life marks National Customer Service Week

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01
Oct
2014

Senior managers at Link4Life are going 'back to the floor' as part of a series of activities for customers and staff that will mark National Customer Service Week which runs from Monday 6 to Friday...

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The 'Claire' winners – council officers earn Paralympian visit

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30
Sep
2014

Paralympian swimmer and motivational speaker Claire Cashmore visited Number One Riverside on Thursday 25 September to talk about her many achievements against the odds and prove that disability is...

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Have a ball at the Mayor's charity fundraiser

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30
Sep
2014

There is going to be a lively evening of musical entertainment in Rochdale next month at the Mayor's Ball and you're invited. Tickets are now on sale for the annual event which raises money for the...

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Community of Deeplish invited to come together at free recycling themed Mela

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25
Sep
2014

Rochdale's Broadfield Park will hold an exciting free recycling themed Mela on Saturday 27 September. The event is part of the Recycle for Greater Manchester's Up and Forward LIFE+ project funded by...

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Active adults celebrate one year on

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24
Sep
2014

Active adults gathered to celebrate the first anniversary of a programme designed to increase participation in sport. The Link4Life activ8teme programme was one year old last week. To celebrate the...

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Jilly Edwards: Wanderlust

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24
Sep
2014

Touchstones Rochdale is delighted to showcase the work of Jilly Edwards - one of the UK's leading tapestry weavers. Jilly Edwards is an artist who has chosen the medium of woven yarn. Over the...

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Natalie Giannikitzakis: Act Naturally

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22
Sep
2014

Fine Art Graduate Natalie Giannikitzakis explores the subtleties of body language through highly detailed pencil drawings for the new Gallery One exhibition at Touchstones Rochdale. Act Naturally is...

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Inspirational Doreen reveals secret to long life

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22
Sep
2014

Doreen Hill will be 100 years old next year and is living proof of the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle. Langley resident, Doreen is a regular at Middleton Arena's Heartline Club often...

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Council Shows Flair Over Solar Farm Build

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19
Sep
2014

Rochdale Borough Council has begun building the first publicly owned solar farm in Greater Manchester to help cement its desire to become the 'greenest' authority in Britain. Construction of a 250kW...

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Ninety day fitness plan is one just for the girls

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19
Sep
2014

A new low cost fitness plan being advertised as 'one just for the girls' has been launched by Link4Life as part of a National Lottery funded, London 2012 project. 'Ninety days for only £19.50' is...

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Heritage Saturday at Touchstones brings the past to life

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18
Sep
2014

A successful Heritage Open Days festival at Touchstones Rochdale brought people out in their hundreds to take part in this free open weekend designed to get people exploring and enjoying local...

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Rochdale Borough celebrates its Sports Achievers at this Year's Awards Ceremony

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18
Sep
2014

An audience of over 130 gathered last night (Wednesday 17 September) to hear who would walk away with the prestigious prizes for this year's Rochdale Borough Sports Awards. This Link4Life annual...

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Shelter building and campfire cooking workshops helps children relive lives of WW1 Pals soldiers

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18
Sep
2014

Children from across Rochdale borough are being given the opportunity to discover what life was like for First World War soldiers who set up the Ealees camp at Hollingworth Lake in 1914. As part of...

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'See with new eyes' as latest exhibition 'Sanctuary' brings the art of Asia to Touchstones Rochdale

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17
Sep
2014

An exhibition inspired by Japanese gardens and the Japanese art of flower arranging opens at Touchstones Rochdale on...

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Religious diversity is a feature of Rochdale’s Heritage Open Days celebration

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11
Sep
2014

The architecture and cultural heritage of the Rochdale Borough will be on display this weekend for Heritage Open Days and there is perhaps no better example to be found than in the churches and...

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Fire Service Museum opens for Heritage Weekend

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11
Sep
2014

The Rochdale based Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum will be opening this weekend as part of the national Heritage Open DaysFestival this year taking place from 11 to 14 September. On display...

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It’s Heritage Heywood this weekend

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10
Sep
2014

Heywood will be celebrating its fantastic architecture this weekend as part of the national Heritage Open Days festival. England's largest voluntary cultural event starts tomorrow (Thursday 11...

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