Image: Opportunity knocks for local businesses at ‘meet the buyer’ event

Opportunity knocks for local businesses at ‘meet the buyer’ event

Local companies across Rochdale set out their stall at a unique event where millions of pounds worth of public sector contracts were up for grabs. More than 127 businesses, 29 of which were from Rochdale, flocked to the meet the buyer event at Rochdale Town Hall, which was designed to help local...

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Posted by Aahmed on 27 Nov 2018 at 09:00

Image: Green fingered success as Rochdale are announced gold Britain in Bloom winners

Green fingered success as Rochdale are announced gold Britain in Bloom winners

Rochdale has scooped a top award at the biggest and most prestigious horticultural competition in the country, Britain in Bloom. The borough’s blooming beautiful floral displays and gardens earned Rochdale a gold award, which was announced in a ceremony in Belfast tonight. Rochdale went forward to the national finals...

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Posted by Aahmed on 22 Oct 2018 at 15:00

Image: Triple bill! Rochdale in the running for three business awards

Triple bill! Rochdale in the running for three business awards

Rochdale’s thriving business scene and regeneration projects are in the running for three top regional awards. The town centre’s transport interchange, the new shopping and leisure development, Rochdale Riverside, and Rochdale-based Casey Group, are all shortlisted for accolades at the North West Property Awards. The awards, which mark...

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Posted by Aahmed on 3 May 2018 at 09:18

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: 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

Image: First meet the buyer event boosts small business purchase power

First meet the buyer event boosts small business purchase power

Over 150 small businesses from Rochdale and beyond took centre stage at an event designed to help them win contracts with some of the biggest public sector organisations in Greater Manchester. Over 315 appointments took place during the first ever meet-the buyer event at Stockport Town Hall, which was organised by STaR...

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Posted by Aahmed on 11 Jul 2017 at 10:51

Image: PTG’s Chief Executive Officer is presented with OBE

PTG’s Chief Executive Officer is presented with OBE

Dr Tony Bannan, 52, Chief Executive Officer of Rochdale-based Precision Technologies Group (PTG), received the OBE from HRH The Prince of Wales at an investiture at Buckingham Palace on Friday, 27 January 2017. Dr Bannan was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours...

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Posted by Aahmed on 7 Feb 2017 at 09:24

Image: Rochdale Business Awards

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

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