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Xara photographed by Malcolm Journeaux at Number One Riverside (© Journeaux)
Greg Couzens part of Number One Riverside fashion photo shoot

Greg Couzens, owner of Couzens Hair Salon on The Walk, has been working with local photographer Malcolm Journeaux using local landmarks for fashion model photography to help promote the town.

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Rochdale Riverside - view along New Baillie Street
Rochdale Riverside retail and leisure development to go ahead

Rochdale Riverside retail and leisure development is to go ahead after councillors vowed to press on at a special meeting held on Thursday night (4 January)

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Rochdale town centre (© Journeaux)
Rochdale awarded Heritage Action Zone status to revive its historic heart

Rochdale town centre is in line for a grant as Historic England has confirmed the town as one of eight ‘Heritage Action Zones’ across the country.

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Marks and Spencer on Yorkshire Street
M&S pulls out of Rochdale Riverside development

Greg Couzens, owner of Couzens Hair Salon on The Walk, has expressed his disappointment that Marks and Spencer has pulled out of the new Rochdale Riverside development in the town centre.

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Rochdale town centre wins silver at RHS North West In Bloom Awards

The Rochdale town centre entry in the RHS North West in Bloom 2017 competition won a silver gilt award.

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Rochdale Riverside
The transformation of Rochdale town centre is almost complete

The huge town centre regeneration programme has seen a number of new developments in the town centre.

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The Wellington, Drake Street, Rochdale
21 new town centre businesses open

21 new businesses have opened in Rochdale town centre since 2015,  including an American-style restaurant, a traditional café and a bakery.

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Site investigations to prepare the ground for Rochdale Riverside are entering their final phase
Contractors prepare the ground for Rochdale Riverside retail and leisure development

Rochdale’s new £60 million shopping and leisure centre is moving closer, with site investigations about to be completed, ready for building to begin later this year. 

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One of the empty car parks on the day the new £5 parking charge was introduced
Town centre car parks empty on first day of increased charges

Greg Couzens, owner of Couzens Hair Salon on The Walk, is outraged with the decision by Rochdale Council to increase parking charges for over six hours a day in Rochdale town centre  by a whopping 80%, to £5. 

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Victoria Burns
Victoria Burns promoted to senior stylist at Couzens Hair Stduio

Couzens Hair Studio on The Walk has a new senior stylist in Victoria Burns. The 22-year-old from Milnrow was promoted at the start of August after two years as a junior stylist. 

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