TBA PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES APPRENTICE WINS A HAT-TRICK OF AWARDS
TBA Protective Technologies (TBA-PT) has been celebrating the successes of its Sales and Marketing Apprentice. After being awarded Apprentice of the Year at both the Rochdale Business Awards and Rochdale Training’s annual awards, Carla Heaney was also declared Group Training Association England (GTA) Business Apprentice of the Year 2016.
Posted by Aahmed on 11 Jan 2017 at 11:06
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.
Posted by Aahmed on 13 Dec 2016 at 15:51
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,...
Posted by Aahmed on 13 Dec 2016 at 09:16
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,...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Dec 2016 at 15:50
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...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Dec 2016 at 15:49
Recipe for success: rag pudding firm steaming ahead
A well-known Milnrow food manufacturer has proved it’s got the all the right ingredients, with plans to sell a famous northern delicacy across Europe.
Jacksons Farm Fayre has supplied rag puddings to pubs and other businesses all over Lancashire for 31 years, but now it could be sending them overseas...
Posted by Aahmed on 23 Nov 2016 at 15:45
Rochdale’s 2020 vision helps secure world famous exhibit
One of the most famous museum exhibits in the world is heading to Rochdale as part of an unprecedented national tour.
The Natural History Museum’s famous diplodocus skeleton ‘Dippy’, which has been seen by tens of millions of visitors since it was first presented to the museum in 1905, is...
Posted by Aahmed on 22 Nov 2016 at 14:28
Rochdale Business Awards
TRIBUTES flowed from all directions following the hugely successful sixth Rochdale Business Awards in the Great Hall at the Town Hall on Friday.
Once again the borough's business community gathered to celebrate the continuing success of Rochdale's thriving industrial and commercial scene with more than 300 finalists, sponsors and their guests...
Posted by Aahmed on 14 Nov 2016 at 11:22
New market on the way for Rochdale town centre
A brand new Rochdale market is one step closer, with a planning application for a prime town centre site set to be submitted in the next few weeks.
The proposals would see the market opening on the Butts, close to the award-winning River Roch re-opening project. The vacant Santander building...
Posted by Aahmed on 31 Oct 2016 at 11:25