Rochdale

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 48 Seats +/- +7
Conservative Seats 11 Seats +/- -1
Liberal Democrat Seats 1 Seats +/- -6

Council background

Type
Metropolitan District Council
Seats up
20 seats up for election - Third
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council

11.10.2016

14:47

Inquiry into 'largest wind farm' plans

A public inquiry into plans for what is believed to be England's largest onshore wind farms opens.

09.09.2016

08:50

Gracie Fields heritage trail opens

The final plaque of the Gracie Fields heritage trail is unveiled in her home town of Rochdale.

14.06.2016

00:16

Hidden medieval bridge reopens

A bridge built in the 14th Century has reopened after it was concreted over and hidden from view for more than a century.

04.02.2016

13:34

Mayoral election date announced

Residents in Greater Manchester will choose their first directly-elected mayor in May next year, the government confirms.

01.12.2015

18:57

Government to rule on wind farm plan

Plans to create what is believed to be England's largest onshore wind farm will discussed by the government before a final decision is taken.

28.08.2015

10:22

Three-weekly bin collections approved

Bins in Rochdale will soon only be emptied once every three weeks instead of fortnightly, the council has decided.

03.06.2015

02:20

Woman jailed for defrauding mother

A woman who defrauded her mother out of £120,450, spending it on trips to Paris, to football matches and the theatre, is jailed for a year.

08.05.2015

18:43

Labour in total control of Manchester

Labour takes total control of Manchester City Council in the local elections.

25.02.2015

19:11

Manchester first NHS devolved region

Greater Manchester is to become the first English region to get full control of its health spending, as part of an extension of devolved powers.

18.12.2014

06:20

How are the cuts affecting our area?

How have local government cuts impacted Greater Manchester?
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