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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
Logistics firm Bibby Distribution has confirmed it has taken on a contract with car care manufacturer Tetrosyl.
North West manufacturers have seen an easing in conditions in the last quarter, continuing the downward drift from the very strong picture of growth seen across the board during...
The latest Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data signalled only a modest improvement in UK construction activity midway through the second quarter, with the pace of expansion...
The CLA will tell an influential committee of MPs examining ways of capturing even more of the uplift in the value of land granted planning permission, that it is primarily the...
Letting agents saw the highest number of landlords selling their buy-to-let (BTL) properties in April since records began in 2015.
Date Published 01/06/2018
A warehouse at Crown Business Park was unanimously given the green light for an extension at Wednesday’s Planning and Licensing Committee (30 May) despite a local councillor's...
Date Published 31/05/2018
Carphone Warehouse has become the latest retailer to be affected by the High Street crisis and is to close 92 of its 1,100 stores across the UK, but it is not yet known if the...
The Bunnings store at Sandbrook Park in Rochdale will be converted to the Homebase brand following a management buy-out.
Date Published 29/05/2018
Shop renovations at the old Keystone building on Yorkshire Street, have been halted due to planning and building regulations approval not being sought.
Improving tree health in the UK by introducing biosecurity measures to stamp out pests and diseases will ensure long-term protection for our forests, says the CLA.
Rural landowners have urged the Government to put boosting economic growth and productivity in designated landscapes like National Parks at the centre of a review that was...
The Flying Horse has been awarded CAMRA Pub of the Year for the second year running.
Date Published 25/05/2018
All plastic packaging that is hard to recycle is set to be banned from Tesco’s own brand products by the end of 2019, the retailer pledged on Wednesday (23 May).
Date Published 24/05/2018
Tesco is to remove ‘best before’ consumption guidance dates off nearly 70 fruit and vegetable lines in its latest move to help reduce food waste.
Shoppers are being encouraged to bring their own containers for meat and fish at Morrisons as the retailer announced a number of measures to reduce plastic pollution on Wednesday...
The CLA published the first paper of its kind detailing a new mechanism for how a post-Brexit public goods scheme should work for farming and rural businesses as well as...
Thanks to the technologies of Rochdale-based Holroyd Precision, a major industrial group in Northern China will soon embark on the production of its own range of air ends, helical...
Date Published 23/05/2018
'Concerted action' is to be taken to tackle ammonia from farming by “requiring farmers to invest in the infrastructure and equipment that will reduce emissions”.
Date Published 22/05/2018
Rochdale M&S is to remain open, despite the retailer’s announcement on Tuesday (22 May) that an additional 14 stores will close.
159,000 employees in the North West regularly worked from home last year, according to new analysis published by the TUC today (Friday) to mark National Work from Home Day.
Date Published 18/05/2018
Logistics firm Canute has been sold to Almtone for just £1, according to reports.
Date Published 17/05/2018
A demolition company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he was struck by a concrete spandrel panel.
A new Internal sales executive has been appointed by GJD.
More than 20 jobs are at stake after Tetrosyl terminated a five-year contract with Canute distribution earlier this month.
Date Published 16/05/2018
A café on Drake Street will cease trading at the end of May, after more than 10 years of business.
Littleborough-based Alpine Fire Engineers has received an investment boost from private equity fund Core Capital Partners.
Date Published 15/05/2018
PMD Business Finance has appointed Rochdale man, Tom Brown, to its board of directors.
Mr Brown, who is head of direct finance at the firm, joined PMD just over three years ago...
Date Published 14/05/2018
American Express is opening of a new dedicated small business services hub for Greater Manchester and the North-West
With the forthcoming marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Middleton Shopping Centre, invited its retailers to make ‘A Hat Fit for a Royal Wedding'.
Date Published 11/05/2018
Rochdale Training are holding a Welding competition, titled The Weld Cup in memory of Dave Simpson.
Government planning policy is holding back the rural economy because it still fails to adequately reflect that the countryside holds a wealth of opportunity alongside farming.
Walkers Transport has appointed two apprentices at its depot. Sophie Bleakley, 19 from Rochdale and Erica Burns, 20 from Littleborough join Walkers Transport from Rochdale...
Date Published 10/05/2018
A Rochdale businesswoman has been named Entrepreneur of the Year at the English Women’s Awards 2018 after launching a business from her spare bedroom.
A group of hardy staff from Zen Internet - including founder and CEO Richard Tang - will pedal a three-wheel rickshaw from Newcastle to the company’s Rochdale headquarters in May...
Date Published 08/05/2018
European Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development Phil Hogan has accepted UK requests to relax the three-crop rule.
The deal underpinning Rochdale town centre’s new shopping and leisure development, Rochdale Riverside, has been shortlisted for property deal of the year for the North West...
Date Published 03/05/2018
Rochdale’s thriving business scene and regeneration projects are in the running for two top regional awards.
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