Image: Special delivery: Logistics company invests close to £3m in Rochdale

Special delivery: Logistics company invests close to £3m in Rochdale

A logistics company, which supplies clients in the automotive industry, has driven up local employment after relocating to Rochdale. Barnes Logistics has spent £2.75m transforming its new headquarters at Cowm Top Lane and has already employed 12 new members of staff from the local area since the big move in April. ...

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Posted by Aahmed on 13 Dec 2016 at 15:51

Image: Sparkling success: Council helps Crystal Doors unlock potential

Sparkling success: Council helps Crystal Doors unlock potential

A Rochdale door company is taking on world-leading Italian furniture makers after becoming the first in the UK to buy a specialist paint spraying machine, with council help. Crystal Doors, in Gorrells Way, is now competing with the best in the world, after it bought the high-tech paint spraying robot,...

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Posted by Aahmed on 13 Dec 2016 at 09:16

Image: Rochdale Riverside planning application submitted

Rochdale Riverside planning application submitted

Rochdale’s new shopping and leisure centre, Rochdale Riverside, has taken a major step forward, with a detailed planning application on the development being submitted to the council. The application outlines detailed plans by developers Genr8 for the scheme, which has already signed high street giants M&S and Next,...

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Posted by Aahmed on 1 Dec 2016 at 15:50

Image: Old Rochdale tradition still burning bright

Old Rochdale tradition still burning bright

A pair of historic ornate lamps which originally stood outside the Mayor of Rochdale’s home during their term in office are back show in the town. The mayoral lamps were last lit in 2003, but got damaged and were put in storage. The Friends of Rochdale Town Hall have since...

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Posted by Aahmed on 1 Dec 2016 at 15:49