Image: On the front foot! New Middleton scheme boosts shop facades

On the front foot! New Middleton scheme boosts shop facades

Shops in the Middleton town centre conservation area have been given a much-needed facelift, thanks to a council improvement scheme. The businesses around Middleton Gardens and Fountain Street, many of which are in 19th century buildings, have benefitted from a number of external improvements, including new gutters, rendering and repainting....

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Posted by Aahmed on 22 Feb 2017 at 09:07

Image: PTG’s Chief Executive Officer is presented with OBE

PTG’s Chief Executive Officer is presented with OBE

Dr Tony Bannan, 52, Chief Executive Officer of Rochdale-based Precision Technologies Group (PTG), received the OBE from HRH The Prince of Wales at an investiture at Buckingham Palace on Friday, 27 January 2017. Dr Bannan was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours...

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Posted by Aahmed on 7 Feb 2017 at 09:24

Image: Boulting Environmental Services inaugurates new Rochdale office

Boulting Environmental Services inaugurates new Rochdale office

Cleanroom and laboratory design and construction specialist, Boulting Environmental Services (BES) officially opened its new office in Sandbrook Park, Rochdale on February 6, 2017. This impressive new facility, with excellent links to the motorway network, enables the business to continue its sustained growth by substantially increasing available space. Furthermore, the introduction of...

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Posted by Aahmed on 7 Feb 2017 at 09:16

Image: Young apprentices engineer better future with council scheme

Young apprentices engineer better future with council scheme

A council scheme has given young apprentices, Matthew Steele and Lucas Stenhouse, extra bounce, with a job at local company Hanson Springs in the pipeline. Matthew and Lucas are two of 17 apprentices who have taken advantage of the council’s new Apprenticeships Progression Grant. The scheme encourages young people to...

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Posted by Aahmed on 7 Feb 2017 at 09:12