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Latest News and Press Releases


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


Big Turnout for Big Games at Middleton Arena

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03
Jul
2014

A warm and sunny day in Middleton brought out a big crowd to Middleton Arena on Sunday (29 June) as hundreds of children and their families came out to enjoy this year's Link4Life Big Games...

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Cycling event helps Rochdale borough gear up for disability awareness week

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03
Jul
2014

Number One Riverside will take on a very different look next week, with circus skills, wheelchair basketball and accessible bike demonstrations set to show showing Rochdale Council's visitors that...

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Residents invited to go on the Co-operative trail of their town’s history

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03
Jul
2014

  A series of events celebrating Rochdale's Co-operative roots and the movement's influence across the borough will take place this summer. The...

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New 'Ride More Rochdale' film launched in the wake of the Tour de France to get more people on their bike

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02
Jul
2014

A new film has gone live today to help celebrate the Tour de France's arrival on the edge of Greater Manchester this weekend when it travels through the borough of Rochdale. Devised and written by...

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Tour de France welcome team gets ready for big race

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02
Jul
2014

As Littleborough looks forward to welcoming the largest free sporting event in the world this weekend, final preparations are in place to provide a friendly welcome to visitors on the day with the...

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Fun and games at Littleborough open day

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01
Jul
2014

It was fun and games at Littleborough Sports Centre on Saturday (28 June) as around 500 children and adults joined in this year's Link4Life Big Games celebrations. The annual free Big Games family...

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People's Art 2014 opens this weekend at Touchstones Rochdale

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01
Jul
2014

The People's Art exhibition opens at Touchstones Rochdale this Saturday (5 July) with an official welcome from the Mayor of Rochdale, Councillor Carol Wardle from 2pm. This is art by the people, for...

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Summer has arrived and the fun starts here

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01
Jul
2014

Thinking about how to keep the children entertained over the summer break? Well this could be the answer! Link4Life has launched its 2014 Summer Holiday programme which is jam-packed with...

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Big day of free fun at Queen's Park

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01
Jul
2014

The Link4Life Big Games will be returning for 2014 with a free family fun day at Heywood's Queen's Park on Sunday 13 July. Centre piece for the event this year is an exciting new High Ropes course...

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Big Games free fun is back in Rochdale

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01
Jul
2014

The Link4Life Big Games returns for 2014 on Saturday 12 July with even more fun for families at Touchstones Rochdale and Broadfield Park in the heart of Rochdale town centre just two minutes from the...

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Diversity champions collect special award

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27
Jun
2014

A special contribution to community cohesion has been recognised at this year's 2014 Diversity Awards. The surprise award, which has been sponsored by Link4Life, the Rochdale Boroughwide Cultural...

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Simon Weston OBE flies the flag for Armed Forces Day

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27
Jun
2014

Simon Weston OBE – the nation's favourite hero, was the star guest at a glittering business event at Rochdale Town Hall this week attended by over 300 guests comprising businesses, veterans, cadets...

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Spectators urged to 'respect, protect and enjoy' environment for Tour de France

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27
Jun
2014

Organisers of the Tour de France are calling on spectators to 'respect, protect and enjoy' the environment as they take in the spectacle of the world's largest annual sporting event next...

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Safe4Summer launches in sun-soaked Littleborough

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23
Jun
2014

Rochdale Borough Council has officially launched its Safe4Summer campaign with an event at The Youth Service's Tour de Pennines bike race in Littleborough, Safe4Summer is a Greater Manchester-wide...

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Big day of activities at Kingsway Park this Saturday

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20
Jun
2014

Kingsway Park Sports Centre in Rochdale is holding a free family fun day this Saturday, 21 June. With all ages in mind, the activities include a buggy walk, children's games, multi-sports and an...

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Rochdale’s pedal power for Bike Week

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19
Jun
2014

Rochdale Borough Council are encouraging people take to two wheels and rediscover pedal power for national Bike Week. Harry Scrope, Managing Director of Brompton Dock called into Number One...

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Apprentice Open Day

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18
Jun
2014

Wednesday 16 July 2014 11am-2pm Venue: Heywood Sports Village, West Starkey Street, Heywood Heywood Sports Village is looking to recruit an enthusiastic local young person (18 – 24 years) who...

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Borough ready to celebrate Armed Forces Day

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16
Jun
2014

Click on the image to enlargeThe borough of Rochdale is preparing to join towns and cities across the UK this month in celebration of national Armed Forces Day. Activities take place week commencing...

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The Big Games comes back to Middleton

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16
Jun
2014

The ever popular Link4Life Big Games returns to Middleton Arena on Sunday 29 June. Centre piece for the event this year is an exciting new High Ropes course that combines four different climbing...

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The Big Games comes back to Littleborough

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16
Jun
2014

The ever popular Link4Life Big Games returns to Littleborough Sports Centre on Saturday 28 June. Centre piece for the event this year is an exciting new High Ropes course that combines four...

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