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A borough of northwest England north-northeast of Manchester.


1. (Placename) a town in NW England, in Rochdale unitary authority, Greater Manchester: former centre of the textile industry. Pop: 95 769 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 206 600 (2003 est). Area: 159 sq km (61 sq miles)



a borough of Greater Manchester, in N England: site of one of the earliest cooperative societies 1844. 211,500.
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But the pressure was clearly showing and in the 11th minute Nathan D'Laryea slipped on the Rochdale right, Adam Rundle drove to the byline and cut a neat pass back to Cummins.
THREE first half goals put paid to Tranmere Rovers Reserves against Rochdale Reserves in a Pontins League Division One West clash at Rossendale.
Rochdale won 1-0 but went out 4-1 on aggregate having already lost 4-0 at Highfield Road.
The Rochdale Cycling Club have loaned the Africans three bikes for the Games as their part in the town's `adoption' of the team.
NEW Swansea manager Colin Addison is still looking for his first home win after a frustrating defeat by promotion-chasing Rochdale last night.
Thurgood is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of 1st Rochdale Cooperative Group, Ltd.
CENTRAL defender Mark Monington struck twice to lift Rochdale above Cheltenham near the top of Nationwide League Division Three.
56) For Rochdale Village Community Singers, see Inside Rochdale Feb 11, 1966, March 3, 1966, programs of Rochdale Village Community Chorus in possession of author.
But after taking the lead they gradually lost their way and for long spells in the second half they looked on edge as Rochdale dominated and looked the better side.
Zen Internet, a UK-based Internet Service Provider (ISP), has announced the development of a dedicated server for one of its partners, Rochdale Online - http://www.
George Martin was not too surprised to be accused of crashing a car into a lamp-post in Rochdale.