Don't miss a thing by getting the day's biggest stories sent direct to your inbox Voters in Rochdale will go to the polls again this Thursday to choose which candidates will represent them on the council for the next four years. The town hall is currently dominated by Labour which holds 44 of its 60 seats.
A remarkable result would be needed to loosen the group's grip and put the council into no overall control. The borough did, however, experience a 'political earthquake' in 2019, when Chris Clarkson was elected as Heywood and Middleton's first ever Tory MP. Whether further shocks are in store remains to be seen, but the Conservative group will hope to emulate that success and add to its nine-strong presence on the council. The Lib DemsRead more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk