Image: Mayor Andy Burnham praises Rochdale’s regeneration during visit to the town

Mayor Andy Burnham praises Rochdale’s regeneration during visit to the town

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has praised Rochdale’s £250m regeneration and pledged to support the borough as the council looks to add a residential offer to its major town centre project. Mr Burnham also lauded council plans to improve Rochdale’s already substantial heritage offer during a...

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Posted by Aahmed on 26 Mar 2018 at 11:08

Image: Work starts on new shopping and leisure complex Rochdale Riverside

Work starts on new shopping and leisure complex Rochdale Riverside

Work to construct Rochdale‘s brand new £80m shopping and leisure development in the heart of the town centre is under way. Contractors Willmott Dixon took possession of the site at the end of February and have been busy mobilising and engaging sub-contractors, with around £21m likely to be spent...

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Posted by Aahmed on 19 Mar 2018 at 12:05

Image: Prognosis excellent for award-winning medical supplies company employee

Prognosis excellent for award-winning medical supplies company employee

A former apprentice at a Heywood company which supplies medical equipment to the NHS, is finding his career is in good health after scooping a top award. Local man, Asam Qadus (21) started working at Paul Hartmann Ltd as an apprentice in 2015, before being offered a permanent role as a systems...

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Posted by Aahmed on 15 Mar 2018 at 09:04

Image: Advanced Engineering Award For Holroyd Apprentice

Advanced Engineering Award For Holroyd Apprentice

Rochdale-based Holroyd Precision Rotors had cause to celebrate when one of its apprentices secured a top honour at Rochdale Training’s 48th Annual Awards Evening. Holroyd’s Joe Butler, 20, from Milnrow, was presented with Rochdale Training’s coveted Advanced Engineering Apprentice of the Year (Level 3) award at the event, which...

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Posted by Aahmed on 5 Mar 2018 at 09:06