Image: Nine Northern Chambers lead Northern Powerhouse talks

Nine Northern Chambers lead Northern Powerhouse talks

Chris Fletcher, Policy and Marketing Director from Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Nine Chambers of Commerce representing over 16,000 businesses, who employ over 1.4m workers across the North of England, have produced a joint assessment of the considerable opportunities the Northern Powerhouse can provide the UK economy. The assessment comes as...

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Posted by Aahmed on 2 Sep 2015 at 14:35

Image: Barrie Bernstein loses fight against cancer

Barrie Bernstein loses fight against cancer

Barrie Bernstein, a leading figure in the Rochdale and Middleton areas for many years and the driving force behind the creation of the Rochdale Development Agency, has lost his fight against cancer. Mr Bernstein, 76, died on 24 August following a four-and-a-half-year battle with cancer. His diagnosis came only months before he...

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Posted by Aahmed on 1 Sep 2015 at 14:38

Image: KP Industries uses £1m+ in orders to invest in new premises and staff

KP Industries uses £1m+ in orders to invest in new premises and staff

KP Industries Limited, the Rochdale-based manufacturer of industrial conveyor systems and handling equipment, has used the profits from orders exceeding £1 million to part fund the purchase of a new manufacturing facility and take on four new employees. Phil Cornell – Managing Director of KP Industries Limited. Supported by RDA and Business...

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Posted by Aahmed on 1 Aug 2015 at 14:53

Image: Kingsway Business Park growth continues

Kingsway Business Park growth continues

Rochdale’s Kingsway Business Park is continuing to grow and cement its reputation for being one of the most important locations for new businesses in the north west. JD Sports recently signed an agreement that will see a further 15 acres of land developed as the next phase of JD Sports...

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Posted by Aahmed on 1 Jul 2015 at 14:57

Image: Quat-Chem Shortlisted for National Innovation Award

Quat-Chem Shortlisted for National Innovation Award

Rochdale chemical manufacturer, Quat-Chem, was shortlisted alongside some of the industry’s largest multinationals for the Innovation Award at the prestigious Chemical Industry Awards 2015. The Chemical Industries Association is the organisation that represents chemical and pharmaceutical businesses across the UK who attended the awards ceremony last Thursday. The ceremony was...

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Posted by Aahmed on 3 Jun 2015 at 13:00

Image: Work starts on huge speculative industrial scheme

Work starts on huge speculative industrial scheme

Harbert Management Corporation has started work on a 212,830 sq ft speculative industrial scheme at Heywood Distribution Park. The park near Heywood is managed by CBRE Asset Services and currently comprises 1.8 million sq ft of warehouse and industrial space across almost 200 acres. Russells Construction has been appointed to build two units...

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Posted by Aahmed on 2 Jun 2015 at 15:06

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John Hudson Retires

John Hudson, the Chief Executive of Rochdale Development Agency (RDA) is retiring after 22 years at the head of the borough’s economic and business development agency. The RDA was created in 1993 to spearhead the economic and physical regeneration of Rochdale borough, working on behalf of Rochdale Council and with other...

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Posted by Aahmed on 1 Jun 2015 at 13:15

Image: WCCTV secures the perfect location for £2.5M business growth plan in Rochdale

WCCTV secures the perfect location for £2.5M business growth plan in Rochdale

Wireless CCTV (WCCTV) is the latest organisation to invest in new-build office, manufacturing and warehouse space in Rochdale. A leading provider of rapidly deployable portable CCTV and surveillance systems, the business has announced its decision to commit £2.5 million for a state-of-the-art new facility on the borough’s Kingsway Business Park....

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Posted by Aahmed on 3 May 2015 at 13:19

Image: £7m orders fuel Holroyd Precision growth

£7m orders fuel Holroyd Precision growth

An award-winning Rochdale company whose history stretches back more than 150 years has secured a string of orders worth more than £7m as it continues to expand its global footprint. Holroyd Precision, which this year won a Queen’s Award for international trade following several previous awards for innovation, said the...

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Posted by Aahmed on 2 May 2015 at 13:27

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