Welcome to Rochdale & Bury Bridleways Association 
We are a group of like minded individuals wishing to have fun and, on the way, preserve and extend the network of bridleways in the Rochdale & Bury Areas. We meet
When: Last Monday of every month (Unless it is a bank holiday in which case we meet the week before)
Time: 7.30 for 8.00 pm
Next Meeting: Monday, 27 February att
Venue: Pack Horse, Elbut Lane Birtle
Whats on: AGM - Come and renew your membership. If you have a key for the Concessionary please remember to bring it when it can be exchanged Free of Charge for the key for 2017. Should you have mislaid or lost the key then a further £5 will be required to cover the cost of key cutting. Sandwiches will be provided

Contact: Mail to  rbbaenquiries@gmail.com  or Contact us
It is with great sadness that we have to inform our members of the death of one ledgends from this area of the world.
Derek Addy a long established farrier from the area sadly passed away on Monday the 5th December 2016
Funeral is at Rochdale Crematorium at 11.45am on Friday 16th December 2016  with a request for no Black to be worn as it is a celebration of a wonderful life.
Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.

Please report any bridleways issues / problems to the relevant Council. The more Complaints that are logged the greater the chance of action.
For Rochdale Issues phone 0845 226 1800 
For Bury Issues phone        0161 253 5000
If you have any suggestions for content or anything you would like to add to the site please send it through to rbbaenquiries@gmail.com.

  • Latest News!
  • Concerns from Local Norden Residents We have received the following e-mail from a concerned resident in Norden. Please can we encourage all horse riders in the community to act in a responsible and considerate way for other path users.If you are riding through such confined spaces when your horse passes its droppings please either dismount and kick them to one side or if you can not please return after your ride to move them to one side."I'm writing to complain about the mess left behind by horse riders. I understand the public footpath connecting Durnford close and heap road has been changed to a bridle path. The horse riders are showing no consideration for the local residents. Today I witnessed a ...
    Posted 1 Oct 2016, 05:25 by Rochdale & Bury Bridleways Association
  • Yet More problems at Black Dads Unfortunately no photograph of the three riders riding through Black Dads today 28th August 2015 (about 10.40) were taken so the culprits can not be identified.The riders rode across the garden on the Bridlepath from Nabbs Wife to Ashworth Valley. Instead of remaining in single file on the stoned path they chose instead to ride on the grass with disastrous affect of causing hoof marks and indentation in the lawn (see attached photo)When tackled by the occupant of Black Dads they stated the path is not wide enough (which is untrue if you rode along it in single file). In addition they retorted "get a life". Such behaviour does nothing to encourage land owners and other users ...
    Posted 28 Aug 2015, 10:24 by Rochdale & Bury Bridleways Association
  • Inconsiderate Behaviour - Request to bear in mind other We have been approached by the occupier of Black Dadds Farm regarding inconsiderate riding behaviours through his forecourt and along his grass verge. We are working very closely with him to try and reach amicable solutions and will be erecting additional signs pointing out that the grass verge is a concessionary arrangement available for riding along at a walk when the ground is not saturated. He has already erected signs requesting that riders keep to the Bridlepath (ie the road) but by close working we are hopeful that when the weather is dry and the tarmac becomes slippy to horses that we continue to have the concession of being able to ride on the grass thus avoiding slipping. On Saturday ...
    Posted 20 Dec 2014, 07:23 by Rochdale & Bury Bridleways Association
  • Results of Windfarm Survey Thanks to everyone who took the time to fill in the windfarm survey asking what your thoughts would be on the proposed developments by Coronation Power. Irene has done a sterling job and compiled the results of the survey which can be seen in the attached file.
    Posted 3 Nov 2014, 14:16 by Rochdale & Bury Bridleways Association
  • Temporary Closure of Bridleway From the 3rd November until early December the Bridleway from Edenfield Road at Red Lumb to Meadowhead Lane will be closed whilst a pipe is laid by United Utilities.
    Posted 3 Nov 2014, 14:13 by Rochdale & Bury Bridleways Association
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Horse Bits - Ramsbottom 10% Cash Sales Only http://www.horse-bits.co.uk/ 
Naylor's Equestrian - Norden 10%  http://www.naylorsonline.co.uk/ 
Rug Revamp 10% When you bring your rugs to a monthly meeting Rug Revamp 
Deborah Connell - Farrier 10% On first set of shoes D.Connell Farrier 
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