Image: Recipe for success: rag pudding firm steaming ahead

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...

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Posted by Aahmed on 23 Nov 2016 at 15:45

Image: Rochdale’s 2020 vision helps secure world famous exhibit

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...

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Posted by Aahmed on 22 Nov 2016 at 14:28

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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...

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Posted by Aahmed on 14 Nov 2016 at 11:22

Image: New market on the way for Rochdale town centre

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...

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Posted by Aahmed on 31 Oct 2016 at 11:25

Image: Rochdale business awards shortlist revealed

Rochdale business awards shortlist revealed

A Riley & Son apprentice, who looks after the world famous Flying Scotsman railway locomotive, and a business set up after a ‘lightbulb moment’ during maternity leave are among those vying for top spot in this year’s Rochdale Business Awards. The awards, which take place this Friday (4 November), at Rochdale...

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Posted by Aahmed on 31 Oct 2016 at 11:16

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FRICTION STIR WELDING RESEARCH SERVICES FROM PTG

Only 12 months after the successful launch of its UK-based Friction Stir Welding (FSW) sub-contract welding facility, PTG Heavy Industries is to offer research services to organisations looking to investigate new opportunities for the FSW process. “Our new sub-contract welding division has proved a considerable success, attracting projects from a number...

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Posted by Aahmed on 26 Oct 2016 at 11:32

Image: Rochdale company steps up a gear with newly-opened vehicle repair shop

Rochdale company steps up a gear with newly-opened vehicle repair shop

Local company RKE group is celebrating after opening its sixth business in the borough close to Rochdale town centre. The new venture, Rochdale Vehicle Repairs, has just opened its doors in School Street, under the guidance of Paul Howarth, following a £40,000 makeover of the previously unused building. Group Operations Manager...

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Posted by Aahmed on 21 Oct 2016 at 12:14

Image: Last post for Telegraph House

Last post for Telegraph House

A key milestone in the £250 million redevelopment of Rochdale town centre began this week, as demolition works started on the Telegraph House building. Greater-Manchester-based Contractors Connell Brothers Ltd are now completing the final stage of demolition, following internal strip out of the Baillie Street site, which started in the summer. ...

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Posted by Aahmed on 19 Oct 2016 at 13:54

Image: TBA PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES PIONEERS FUTURE OF BRITISH MANUFACTURING

TBA PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES PIONEERS FUTURE OF BRITISH MANUFACTURING

Rochdale manufacturer, TBA Protective Technologies (TBA-PT), has launched an exciting new competition for schools in the local area designed to inspire the British manufacturing stars of the future. The ‘Manufacturing Matters’ competition, launched Monday 10 October 2016, challenges three local high schools to develop an idea for a product and create corresponding...

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Posted by Aahmed on 13 Oct 2016 at 16:13

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