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World War I Centenary events - Commemorating the 100th anniversary

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Welcome message from Councillor Alan McCarthy

Our commitment to supporting armed forces families.

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Contact the Armed Forces Team

Send us your views and experiences.

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Armed Forces and World War 1 centenary events.

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All regular and reservist serving personnel have FREE use of all Link4Life fitness facilities.

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Guaranteed Interview Scheme

Ex Armed Forces personnel are guaranteed an interview if you meet certain conditions.

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Special offers from businesses

Discounts to ex, regular and reservist personnel from local businesses.

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Find a home 

Help and support from Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH).

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Schools, jobs, benefits ...

Support and services available.

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Communities getting involved

How local services and businesses are offering support.

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Medals and honours

How to apply for medals and honours.

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Grants and donations

What grants are available.

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Register with us?

Keep up-to-date with our work.

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War memorials

Search for war dead at cemeteries around the borough of Rochdale.

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Armed Forces website links

List of various organisations.

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Progress on our Armed Forces work

What we've done to support the armed forces.

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Feedback on council's Armed Forces work

Read what others are saying about our work.


Battle Streets of Rochdale

Naming streets is one of the many ways that local authorities can support our service community and pay tribute to those that have made the greatest sacrifice.


More about Battle Steets of Rochdale


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