Young People's 5-a-side Football Tournament

On Saturday, 14th of August 2010 Rochdale Boroughwide Housing Communities First and Link4Life are holding a 5-a-side football tournament at Heywood Sports Complex (coaches to the event will be provided).

The teams will be selected from the young people who attend coaching sessions provided at various places around the borough. For boys there will be teams for different age groups:

  • 9 - 11
  • 12 - 15
  • 16 - 18

Teams for girls will be picked based on who attends.

The coaching sessions for Falinge will be at the Lower Falinge Kick Pitch on Mondays from the 19th of July to the 9th of August. The coaching will be from 4.30pm to 5.15pm for 9 - 13 year olds, and from 5.15pm to 6.00pm for 14 - 18 year olds.

There are more details on this flyer. For further information you can contact Ruth Sillence (Communities First Co-ordinator) by:

Telephone: (01706) 651 425

Mobile: (07975) 231 666


The Dream Team

The Lower Falinge Dream Team are a men only (16 years or over) football team run by women. The team have been running since June 2010 and play every Monday night 4.00-5.30pm on Lenny Barn playing fields.

  • Captains - Andy Higson & Ged Sugden
  • Ballboy/Mascot - Jake
  • Manager - Jackie Robinson (RBH)
  • Assistant Manager - Louise Keenan (RBH)
  • Coach - Sarah Shard (Link4Life)

For more info contact Jackie Robinson (07800 672 443) or Louise Keenan (07976 038 197).

Philosophy of the Dream Team:

Every mans' dream is to be organised by a woman. ;-)
— Jackie Robinson

Ladies Only Sewing Classes

Get new skills, make friends, and have fun!

Every Tuesday morning, 9.15 - 11.30am at the Community Base (238 Newstead).

For more details please contact Jackie Robinson (Priority Area Worker) on:

Telephone: (01706) 642 220

Mobile: (07800) 762 443


C'mon Men, time to get fit!

Men only gym sessions. Improve your health and well-being. Every Thursday starting on the 8th of July, from 1.15pm 'til 2.30pm.

For more details please contact Jackie Robinson (Priority Area Worker) by:

Telephone: (01706) 642 220

Mobile: (07800) 672 443