Image: Council invests to earn £4.5m over the next ten years

Council invests to earn £4.5m over the next ten years

A new investment drive by Rochdale Borough Council is expected to generate almost half a million pounds of additional income every year, as part of continuing efforts to protect core services amid government spending cuts. In March this year, councillors approved up to £30m of borrowing from the government on...

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Posted by Aahmed on 16 Oct 2017 at 12:58

Image: Local company Bells ring in the changes with new indoor market

Local company Bells ring in the changes with new indoor market

Work to transform the former Santander building in Rochdale town centre into a thriving new indoor market, complete with café and fresh food stalls, is under way. Local building firm H Bell and Sons Ltd is busy turning the three-storey property, thought to have been built in the 1920s, into...

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Posted by Aahmed on 16 Oct 2017 at 10:35

Image: Rochdale business woman prepares to open recycling plant

Rochdale business woman prepares to open recycling plant

A NEW plastic recycling plant is set to open in Rochdale, with the aim of reducing the amount of our plastic waste either being sent to landfill or exported to China. Maxine Brown, managing director of MB Recycling Ltd, is in the final stages of opening the plant, after sourcing...

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Posted by Aahmed on 13 Oct 2017 at 09:33

Image: Rochdale car finance company moves up a gear with ambitious expansion

Rochdale car finance company moves up a gear with ambitious expansion

Local car finance company, Marsh, has more than quadrupled its floor space and driven up staff numbers following a council-backed move to the Victorian Crossfield Mill. The company, which works with major car companies like Stonecare, Arnold Clarke and Evans Halshaw, has spent a whopping £1.7m buying and sympathetically renovating...

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Posted by Aahmed on 13 Oct 2017 at 09:30

Image: Kingsway welcomes new local occupier

Kingsway welcomes new local occupier

The Kingsway Partnership and Ropemaker have secured their first occupier for ‘Plot K’ on Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale, North Manchester. Cleland McIver Lifestyle has acquired a 40,000 sq ft warehouse as part of its ongoing expansion strategy in a deal worth close to £4m. With its headquarters based in Smithy...

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Posted by Aahmed on 5 Oct 2017 at 12:09