Local News

Retired Councillors made Honorary Aldermen

Retired Conservative Councillors Ann Stott JP and Robert Clegg OBE have been recognised for their years of service by being made Honourary Aldermen of the Borough of Rochdale.

Conservatives Win in Heywood & Middleton

Conservatives across the borough were celebrating this morning as Christopher Clarkson was elected as the first ever Conservative MP for Heywood and Middleton.  Chris secured the historic win with 20,453 votes,  a majority of 663 and 43% of the cast votes.

HMR Conservative Members Attend Rochdale Town Hall for Annual Dinner

Members of the Conservative Party from both Heywood and Middleton and Rochdale constituencies attended the Town Hall on Saturday (26th October) for the association's annual dinner.  This was the first time that the event had been held at Rochdale Town Hall and following a drinks reception in the

Councillor John Taylor Calls for Clampdown on Dangerous Driving

Conservative Councillor John Taylor who represents West Wardle & Littleborough and served with Greater Manchester Police for three decades is calling for a clampdown on dangerous driving on Rochdale’s roads.  He says there has been a ‘shift in attitude’ among motorists that urgently needs to be addressed.

HMR Conservatives to Launch New Policy Forum

The Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Conservative Association are to hold their first Conservitve Policy Forum at Beaconsfield Conservative Club from 7:00pm on Thursday 4th October.

New conservative Councillors Sworn in at Rochdale Town Hall

Newly elected and re-elected Conservative Councillors have been sworn in tonight at a special ceremony at Rochdale Town Hall.  Rochdale Borough Council Chief Executive, Steve Rumbelow hosted the ceremony where each was invited to take an oath to serve the public and sign to accept their new posit

Local Conservatives Hold All Seats and Shake Labour Confidence

Local Conservatives have tonight held all there seats in a night which shook the Labour Party as their majority on Rochdale Council was reduced and close run fights in a number of wards showed that people were not satisfied with their politics.