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The Rochdale Poundworld store is to close alongside 39 other stores nationwide, the discount retailer has announced.
Date Published 17/07/2018
A Norden butcher has moving premises into the former post office on Edenfield Road, just metres away from its former premises.
Fourteen local premises have been rated the maximum five-stars for food hygiene in the most recent inspections in June.
A Middleton-based takeaway owner, who stole VAT he charged customers, has been sentenced after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
HPAS Limited of Bradford, which trades as Safestyle UK, have been fined £120,000 for aggressive sales tactics across the country, including Rochdale.
A new report from EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP, shows that industry is increasing its importance to the North West...
Date Published 16/07/2018
A Heywood gift shop has won a National Retail Award for its celebration of the local 1940s day.
Date Published 14/07/2018
Poundworld have announced a further 80 stores are to close, but Rochdale has still not been named as one.
Date Published 13/07/2018
The Government has published a White Paper on the future relationship between the UK and the EU confirming the UK will maintain a "common rulebook" for all goods traded with the...
One of Drake Street’s longest-running businesses is to close as its founder is set to retire. Pennine Photographic and Binocular Centre, set up by Mike Moore, will close its doors...
Date Published 12/07/2018
A new Lidl supermarket will be built on Stockton Street in Littleborough, following permission by planning officers at Rochdale Borough Council being granted.
One of Rochdale’s longest established businesses, The Haberdashery, has relocated from Baillie Street to Drake Street, due to the ongoing town centre regeneration.
A local gym has chosen Springhill Hospice as its charity of the year.
An opticians in Rochdale has been awarded for its outstanding dedication to its employees store and its ongoing work in inspiring the next generation of optometrists and...
Date Published 11/07/2018
The CLA which represents landowners, farmers and rural businesses across England and Wales has welcomed Jeremy Wright as new Culture Secretary.
Jet Aire Services has secured a 12-month contract to provide highways maintenance services and ongoing support for the main contractor, Balfour Beatty, in the management of the...
Date Published 10/07/2018
Local logistics provider Walkers Transport, a member of Palletways, has demonstrated its commitment to its growth strategy with the appointment of a group business analyst.
Discount retailer Poundworld has announced the closure of 25 of its stores later this month, but all of Rochdale’s look set to remain open.
Hollyoaks actress and super-fit powerlift champion Jazmine Franks paid a special visit to Rochdale on Thursday (5 July) to discover a newly invented food called Lo-Dough.
Date Published 09/07/2018
The CLA has issued advice to farmers and land managers in dealing with the prolonged dry and warm weather.
Reaction from CLA (Country Land and Business Association) President Tim Breitmeyer on the agreement reached by the Cabinet on UK/EU trade.
A local community opticians in Rochdale is helping to make sure Rochdale children are both safe and seen by donating a set of high visibility vests to a local scouts club.
Date Published 06/07/2018
Generous customers and staff at Aldi in Rochdale have pulled together to raise £1,400 for Teenage Cancer Trust, helping the retailer to hit its £2m milestone this month.
Firefighters battling blazing moorland have been provided with much-needed relief in the form of insect repellent and cooling mists, thanks to a local company.
Rural landlords say forcing the private rented sector to offer long-term tenancies would threaten the short-term lettings market and reduce the availability of rented homes in the...
Date Published 03/07/2018
Four police forces in the North West and the Driver Vehicle and Standards Agency (DVSA) have teamed up to run a six month pilot to improve the policing of commercial vehicles.
Rochdale-based IP24 Limited - a security solutions company which has its offices at the Chichester Business Centre - has been awarded the ISO 9001 certification.
The performance of the UK manufacturing sector remained relatively subdued in June, especially when compared to the marked pace of growth seen before the turn of the year. Output...
Date Published 02/07/2018
A former student went back to school for Women In Engineering Day to inspire future female engineers.
Heywood-based GJD is exhibiting at the Security TWENTY 18 North Conference and Exhibition.
Date Published 30/06/2018
Construction has started on 11 new industrial units at Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale ranging in size from 3,000 sq ft to 15,500 sq ft.
Date Published 28/06/2018
Noticing the management of Hanson Springs were drooping under the recent heatwave, the company sprang into action to combat the summer heat.
A new Nisa supermarket opened on Smith Street in Rochdale centre on Monday (25 June).
The store occupies the former MyLocal and Morrisons store, which closed following the...
Five employees from Heywood-based firms GJD and Invision took part in the Diss Cyclathon on Sunday 24 June. The bike ride was to raise money for Nelson’s Journey, which is a...
In view of the Saddleworth Moor fire, the CLA is calling on the public to take extra care in the countryside due to the increased fire risk, especially on hillsides, moors and...
Link4Life has cancelled a fire and security contract with a local business, instead opting to support a company in Exeter.
Date Published 26/06/2018
Rural businesses held back by poor mobile phone coverage say they are being kept in a “digital dark age” because of the reluctance of network operators to invest in the...
Rochdale Law Association has elected a new president - Ben Leach, solicitor and head of the Private Client Department at Molesworths Bright Clegg.
Date Published 21/06/2018
Rochdale-based A&F Sprinklers Ltd which designs, installs and services automatic fire sprinkler systems for high profile retail, commercial and residential sectors, as well as...
Date Published 20/06/2018
One of Rochdale’s oldest family businesses is set to move after almost 60 years of trading.
Businesses are being warned to strengthen security in the wake of one of the UK’s biggest data breaches.
An updated wayleave framework has been developed by the CLA and NFU to pave the way for broadband infrastructure providers to speed up the roll-out of rural broadband while...
Ultimate Products, an Oldham-based company which owns a range of consumer brands, has acquired the rights to the Kleeneze brand – one of Britain’s oldest catalogue companies –...
Date Published 18/06/2018
Rural landowners have called for a new offence of criminal trespass for those who enter and occupy private land for residential purposes without consent.
Date Published 15/06/2018
Cross-party MPs and Peers celebrated rural businesses at a special reception in the House of Commons hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Rural Business and the CLA on...
Date Published 14/06/2018
A new CoreHR study, Smart Talent Expects, reveals the significant disconnect between the expectations of Greater Manchester employees and their experiences at work.
Date Published 13/06/2018
Defra secretary Michael Gove has announced a three-month review to strengthen the Government’s approach to tackling fly-tipping in England.
Date Published 12/06/2018
Kitchen contractor Nobilia has taken a 55,075 sq ft unit Kingsway Business Park, and digital security provider Gemalto has agreed a deal on a 35,086 sq ft building.
The CLA has set out how small changes to the administration and interpretation of inheritance tax rules can help to ensure businesses are ready to cope with the inevitable changes...
36 local jobs are at risk after discount retailer Poundworld called in administrators on Monday (11 June).
Date Published 11/06/2018
The Co-op is set to serve-up a new-look store on Grosvenor Street in Castleton, following revamp.
Established small and medium-sized businesses have the chance to work with local universities and leading regional research establishments, thanks to GC Business Growth Hub’s...
Date Published 09/06/2018
Fair for All, a shop selling only Fairtrade products, has opened in Rochdale town centre on The Walk.
Date Published 08/06/2018
Wilko is to close its Wheatsheaf Shopping Centre store on Saturday 8 September, following the expiry of the lease.
Date Published 06/06/2018
A business ambassador for Rochdale’s twin town in Pakistan met with the Mayor of Rochdale to develop a trade link.
Date Published 04/06/2018
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