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Rochdale businesswoman Charlene Wallis has been nominated for the Customer Service Award at The Enterprise Vision Awards.
Date Published 23/08/2016
EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and Oracle have today published a free new fact card to help manufacturers adjust and capitalise on opportunities from the 4th industrial...
Date Published 22/08/2016
Althams Travel, which have a branch in Littleborough, has flown through an awards ceremony, receiving winner status for the fourth consecutive year.
Date Published 19/08/2016
Lancashire Farm Dairies has won 17 awards at this year’s summer shows, including Supreme Champion in the dairy category for its soured cream product.
Date Published 16/08/2016
New data showing a sharp decline in the planting of new productive British woodland highlights why the UK must grasp the opportunity created by Brexit for a better policy on...
Concept Metal Products has bought a new £600,000 laser cutting machine.
The sheet metal company, on Mills Hill Road, Middleton, has ordered a new ten by two metre machine...
Date Published 15/08/2016
The Petrus Community, which has been providing supported housing and services to homeless people since 1972, has now become part of the Regenda Group of companies.
Date Published 10/08/2016
Logic Wealth Planning of Heywood recently held their first Charity Golf Day at Rossendale Golf Club, in order to raise funds for Springhill Hospice in Rochdale.
Date Published 09/08/2016
TBD Associates was established 10 years ago by Chartered Management Accountant and Rochdale Business Woman of the Year 2014, Julie Bowmer.
Date Published 08/08/2016
New research has found that one in 10 business people do not feel confident that their organisations would be able to support an employee with a disability or living with a long...
Growth and investment are at risk because manufacturers remain disengaged from the banking sector with the legacy of the financial crisis still playing a significant role in their...
A delay in the introduction of the apprenticeship levy is necessary in order to protect the quality of apprenticeships and skills investment, a group of membership and...
Date Published 05/08/2016
GJD, the Heywood-based leading British manufacturer of professional security equipment, will be showcasing its world class range of outdoor security products at Security Essen,...
Date Published 04/08/2016
Castle Taxis has been bought out by Heywood taxi firm Car 2000.
The popular rank, based in Sudden, will lose the familiar Union Jack flags and become part of the Heywood taxi...
Date Published 03/08/2016
Rochdale-based security equipment manufacturer, GJD Manufacturing is one of the 10 finalists in the running for the £30,000 Innovation Showcase prize at Venturefest Manchester...
Date Published 01/08/2016
Middleton toiletries company, Good Bubble has landed a national distribution deal with supermarket chain Sainsbury’s, which will sell its products at stores nationwide.
Date Published 29/07/2016
Solicitors in Rochdale have expressed major concerns after hearing that Oldham County Court is to close down – forcing them and their clients to make an even further trip into...
Date Published 27/07/2016
The first local businesses have been accredited to the ‘Buy with Confidence’ scheme run by trading standards to recognise trustworthy companies.
RBH has been ranked seventh in this year’s list of top 50 social landlords.
RBH was shortlisted by a panel organised by 24housing magazine, with the final top ten decided by...
Date Published 25/07/2016
The operator of Greater Manchester’s tram network, Metrolink RATP Dev, has achieved ISO 9001: 2015 from the BSI (British Standards Institute) for its Quality Management System.
Bassi Properties, part of the Bassi Group, Nottingham,has purchased the Aldi store site on Entwisle Road, Rochdale.
The store, which opened in 2014, was recently sold to Bassi...
Ex-offender Francesca Barker, who turned her life around by opening her own bakers shop, was on the ITV programme, Real Stories with Ranvir Singh, on Thursday (21 July) evening.
Date Published 22/07/2016
A Littleborough company is in talks with big name breweries after securing an international patent for its new plastic beer keg.
Date Published 21/07/2016
Barnes Logistics is planning to invest in staff and drive sales after moving to new premises in Rochdale.
Barnes moved from Oldham after purchasing its new premises in...
Date Published 18/07/2016
More than twice as many women (19,025) as men (8,775) were placed on postgraduate teacher training courses through UCAS last year, the admissions service reports today. The...
Date Published 13/07/2016
EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and NDI, the trade body representing companies involved in the defence sector, are today urging MPs to back the Successor submarine programme...
ACCA, (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) wants to see incoming Prime Minister Theresa May act fast to restore UK business and consumer confidence.
Date Published 12/07/2016
Heywood based Sysop is to help Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (‘Aintree Hospital’) improve its major incident response as well as running accredited SDI Service...
Date Published 11/07/2016
TBA Protective Technologies (TBA-PT) is getting behind the local community by becoming major sponsors for Rochdale Hornets.
Date Published 09/07/2016
Mantra Learning has received the silver award under the government’s Employer Recognition Scheme for support to the Armed Forces Community.
Business owners and shoppers are up in arms after travellers set up camp on a busy town centre car park – taking up disabled bays and causing shoppers to u-turn.
At least 15...
The Gallows pub in Milnrow has re-opened for business after a complete refurbishment and redecoration.
The Wildhouse Lane pub has been completely gutted and transformed with...
Date Published 08/07/2016
Quat-Chem was shortlisted for three awards in this year’s Chemical Industry Awards alongside some of the industry’s largest multinationals.
Date Published 06/07/2016
Margaret Bailey-Tsavalas has joined Whitestones Solicitors to head up their Clinical Negligence and Catastrophic Injury Department.
Ms Bailey-Tsavalas has specialised in...
Date Published 04/07/2016
The ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has called for practical thinking to be the priority as stories emerge stating that the Chancellor George Osborne will...
A local online business networking group left their computers behind and met up in person for the first time for an evening in Rochdale.
Mark Orton and Blair Nimmo from KPMG Restructuring have been appointed joint administrators to MLCG Limited, the convenience store chain trading as My Local which has 125 trading...
Date Published 30/06/2016
Great news for wine lovers, Rochdale town centre now has its very own wine cellar – and there are some other surprises in store too.
Date Published 29/06/2016
Fix Auto Rochdale has opened their new Fix Auto Fix & Go express repair facility.
The standalone express repair centre is in a unit adjacent to their existing bodyshop, which...
Lindsey Britland has been elected vice-president of Rochdale Law Association.
Ma Britland, 40, is a partner at Waldron & Schofield in Heywood and specialises in family law and...
Date Published 28/06/2016
At a crunch meeting between business groups and the Business Secretary due to take place tomorrow (Tuesday 28 June), EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, will tell the Government...
Date Published 27/06/2016
Timeware UK Ltd, from Rochdale, donated £1,300 to top up the £400 Bury College staff and students raised at their first fundraising festival, B-Fest.
John Searle, director of economy at Rochdale Borough Council, remains confident that the long awaited town centre leisure/retail development - 'Rochdale Riverside' - will be built...
Date Published 24/06/2016
Steve Jordan, a site manager at The Vistas in Heywood, has earned official recognition for his outstanding site management skills with a Pride in the Job Quality Award.
Rochdale town centre’s My Local store, which has been closed since the Boxing Day floods, will not reopen, as owners have announced the chain is going into administration.
Date Published 23/06/2016
Rochdale celebrity chef Andrew Nutter hosted an extravagant star-studded launch party last night (20 June) for his new gastronomic venture, The Bird at Birtle.
Date Published 21/06/2016
Inspire Middleton was rescued by a community‐minded local business after it faced losing its vital broadband connection following relocation to new premises.
Date Published 20/06/2016
New analysis of official job figures today reveals the scale of ‘underemployment’ – the numbers of workers in the UK who want to work more hours.
Almost one in 10 workers in...
Team Karting has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor.
To qualify for the certificate, Rochdale’s only indoor karting track, on Queensway, must maintain an...
Date Published 18/06/2016
The number of people living in private rented accommodation in retirement has soared by more than 200,000 in the last four years, according to a poll of private renters.
Date Published 17/06/2016
Crown Oil, one of Heywood biggest employers, is sponsoring Heywood Charities Fete.
Director Mathew Greensmith said: “I has wonderful memories of attending the Heywood...
The Peacock Room and The Royal Toby restaurants have been awarded Certificates of Excellence by TripAdvisor.
To qualify for the certificates, the restaurant must maintain an...
Date Published 16/06/2016
Maurizio Cecco, the founder of Manchester’s authentic, independent, family run food business, Salvi’s, is expanding his gastronomic empire as he is set to open a new concept...
Date Published 15/06/2016
Linda Hyde's sight was saved when she booked an appointment with optometrist Paul Cheetham after experiencing what appeared to be a crackled glass appearance to her vision when...
British manufacturers have heard from business, trade and political heavyweights that goods made in Britain are loved by the world. This vote of confidence in the UK’s innovative...
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