Find Consultations

  • Rochdale Core Strategy Issues and Options September 2008

    This was Rochdale Borough Council’s consultation on its ‘Issues and Options’ Core Strategy. We consulted on the Issues and Options report and other documents, along with a call for possible development sites. The report set out what we thought the key issues are in planning the future of... More
    Closed 10 years ago
  • Rochdale Core Strategy Preferred Options October 2009

    This was Rochdale Borough Council’s consultation on its ‘Preferred Options’ Core Strategy. We considered your views and suggestions from the Issues and Options consultation (September 2008), and took account of new information, in preparing our Preferred Options. We then produced a... More
    Closed 9 years ago
  • Rochdale Publication Draft Core Strategy November 2010

    This was Rochdale Borough Council’s consultation on its ‘Publication Draft’ Core Strategy. The Publication Draft Core Strategy was the version of the Core Strategy that we intended to submit to the government for approval, and was subject to a formal 6 week public consultation. In... More
    Closed 8 years ago
  • PS03 - Reductions to and reconfiguration of boroughwide debt, housing and welfare rights advice services

    This proposal changes the debt, housing and welfare rights, employment and immigration advice services from being delivered by the council and two outside agencies (Citizens Advice Bureau and the Law Centre) to a single commissioned service operating in each township. This commissioned... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • PS22 - Community Voluntary Sector Support

    This proposal relates to re-tendering the contract for voluntary and community sector support at a lower cost than at present. Supporting a thriving and effective voluntary and community sector has been a long-standing aim of the Council. To assist with this, Rochdale Council for... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • PS15 - Education Welfare Service

    This proposal relates to reductions in the staffing of the Education Welfare Service. This service supports schools to improve the attendance of pupils and reduce persistent absence, and with their responsibilities relating to safeguarding. Schools are increasingly responsible for their... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • PS09 - Children's Centres - Resources

    This proposal reduces the budgets for running costs of the 16 Children’s Centres by £2,000 each. The indicative saving for this proposal is £32,000 More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • PS21 - Town Centre Management

    This proposal reduces the grant to Rochdale Town Centre Management Company. Although this represents a significant reduction in Rochdale Town Centre Management Company’s income (12%), it should have limited impact on the support that is provided to local companies. The reduction in... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • PS10 - Home to School Discretionary Transport

    This proposal is to end discretionary home to school transport for all children attending mainstream schools with effect from 1 st September 2013. Under the current policy, as well as meeting its legal duty, the Council provides extra support to children for home to school transport... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • P02 - Review of Countryside & Open Spaces

    The council is considering a number of alternative options, as follows: Proposal A This proposal will reduce the number of Township Parks and Countryside Rangers positions resulting in: A reduced presence of staff in parks, countryside and at events Reduced... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • PS06 - Adult Care Prevention and Independence Strategy Phase 2

    This proposal involves the ending of some current prevention and independence services and the development of commissioning plans for new services as part of the Adult Care and Support Prevention and Independence Strategy. We have already consulted with providers and service users on a lot of... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • PS28 - Early Break (Young People’s Substance Misuse Service)

    This proposal reduces the council’s contribution to the Early Break service. Early Break is a charitable organisation commissioned by the Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership to provide a service for young drug and/or alcohol users and their parents/carers as appropriate. The... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • BP1 - Critical Services Blueprint

    We have developed a new vision and direction for the council. It takes account of what you told us were your priorities for public services, the savings we need to make over the next three years as a result of cuts in Government funding, and the comments you made in response to the... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • BP2 - Quality of Place Blueprint

    We have developed a new vision and direction for the council. It takes account of what you told us were your priorities for public services, the savings we need to make over the next three years as a result of cuts in Government funding, and the comments you made in response to the... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • BP3 - Promoting Success Blueprint

    We have developed a new vision and direction for the council. It takes account of what you told us were your priorities for public services, the savings we need to make over the next three years as a result of cuts in Government funding, and the comments you made in response to the... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • C03 - Adult Care Transport

    This proposal will end the automatic provision of transport for people to access adult social care services. The Council currently provides transport for many people attending adult social care and other community services at a cost of around £1million per year. Journey costs are very... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • C04 - Richard St Mental Health Therapy & Well Being Service

    This proposal will involve a review of the services provided for people with mental health problems at Richard Street. The overall range of services will be reduced to concentrate on those that meet specific social care needs. It is sometimes difficult to separate health and social care... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • C07 - Adult Care Resource Allocation System

    The proposal includes the introduction of a system of allocating resources fairly to all Adult Care service users, as personal budgets are rolled out across the service. Over the next year, Adult Care will be issuing many more personal budgets for care services. Eventually all service... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • P01 - Introduction of Charges for Bulky Waste Collections

    This proposal will introduce charges for the collection of bulky waste items such as beds, mattresses, carpets and chairs. These items are currently removed free of charge. Proposed charges will be £18 for up to three items plus £5 for every additional item. It is anticipated that the... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • C09 - Reshaping of Services within the Youth Offending Team (YOT)

    This proposal involves reshaping services within the youth offending team. Due to a reduced demand for some front line and also some support services, we’re proposing to reduce staffing levels. We will also make changes to our use of IT data systems. This will enable us to reduce... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • P04 - Review of Street Services

    This proposal is to reduce the provision of street services such as street cleansing, grass cutting and litter picking in parks and open spaces. This means less time will be spent on these areas with priority given to maintaining major routes and gateways. The proposed reduction will still... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • PS01 - Internal Library Re-structure and one year only reduction to the book fund

    This proposal involves reorganising the library staff and reducing the book fund, which is used to buy books and other stock. The cut to the book fund would be for a one year period only. There will be no change to the opening hours or number of libraries in the borough. When we... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • PS02 - Customer Service Centres

    This proposal involves moving the Customer Service Centres in Rochdale, Heywood, Milnrow and Middleton to operate from the libraries in those places, and changing the way people access information. People will be able to get information or make basic enquiries by speaking to advisors at... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • PS13 - Youth Service

    This proposal will reduce the budget for the Youth Service, including staff, premises costs and diversionary activities. It is proposed to delete vacant posts and reduce operational costs, whilst minimising the impact on frontline services when compared to those being delivered now. We... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • PS20 - Economic Support Commissioning Budget

    This proposal reduces the operational commissioning budget for business, employment and skills support by 44% overall. Proposed reductions in the allocations to the areas we fund activities in are: Employment support – join Employment Links and J21 to form one organisation –... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • PS17 - Joint Health Unit

    This proposal stops the contribution from Children’s Services to the Joint Health Unit. This team works with the council and the Primary Care Trust to support work around health policy, strategy and research, to develop better services and more joined-up working across the two organisations... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • Rochdale Council Housing Strategy Consultation

    Future housing priorities Rochdale Council is currently in the process of working with Oldham Council to develop a joint three year strategic housing plan to improve the quality and quantity of and access to housing across both boroughs. There have been many recent achievements in... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • Planning Services for adults with learning disabilities

    Adult Care & Support are currently planning what services are needed within the budgets we have. Services for people with learning disabilities will be affected by these changes; therefore, we are developing a new strategy for how we buy services, based on what we see as priority outcomes and... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • Extra Reception Class Places in Primary Schools 2012-15

    The Local Authority needs to make sure there are enough school places each year. There is still an increase in demand for Reception Class places in Primary Schools across the Borough, so the Authority wants to try to make sure that the views of parents, schools and others are taken into... More
    Closed 7 years ago
  • Cemetery Consultation

    LATEST NEWS A further drop-in session at Spotland Library will be held on Friday 27 January 2012 between 10.00am and 1.00pm. All are welcome to come along to meet the project team, find out more and have your say. The meeting notes from Spotland Methodist Church meeting held on 13... More
    Closed 7 years ago
209 results. Page 1 of 7