is a town and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester
. It was an important textile manufacturing centre in the early industrial revolution, and the birthplace of the co-operative movement. As well as Rochdale itself, the Metropolitan Borough includes the towns of Middleton
, Heywood, Littleborough and Milnrow, and the village of Wardle.
There was an Oldham-Rochdale-Tameside CHE group in the 1970s.
The Rochdale LGBT Network Reading Group meets in the Central Library.
Gay Rochdale is a website aimed at LGBT people.
- ↑ http://www.rochdale.gov.uk/library_services/_more_on_library_services/books_and_reading/reading_groups/rochdale_lgbt_network_reading.aspx (dead link)
- ↑ http://www.gayrochdale.co.uk/