Cutting edge: metal cutting company booming following council grant
A Middleton metal company is boosting jobs after becoming the first business in the UK to own a state-of-the-art fibre optic metal cutting machine, with the help of a council grant.
Concept Metals Ltd in Mills Hill Road, has already boosted its workforce from 30 to 35 since the machine was installed...
Posted by Aahmed on 10 Apr 2017 at 11:59
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...
Posted by Aahmed on 7 Feb 2017 at 09:24
Lights, camera, action! Rochdale family could be stars for the day
Families across the borough are being given the chance to shape the future of one of the borough’s most important buildings as part of a unique council competition.
The hunt is on families to take part in a film that will be shown to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)...
Posted by Aahmed on 30 Jan 2017 at 14:19
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
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
Blooming marvellous as council sows the seeds of love
The council’s new borough-wide floral displays have brightened up people’s lives and have been hailed as “a thing of beauty” by a Littleborough resident.
Such was Linda Glossop’s admiration for the stunning scenes she contacted the council to say how the new flowers and plants had added...
Posted by Aahmed on 10 Oct 2016 at 14:47
Rochdale businesses set to show they’re cream of the crop
Companies across Rochdale are once again being given the chance to show they’re the business, with nominations now open for the Rochdale Business Awards 2016.
The annual celebration, now in its sixth year, aims to highlight the achievements of Rochdale’s vibrant business community, which includes long established multi-nationals, such...
Posted by CBuckley on 19 Sep 2016 at 08:26
Deals landing at conveying systems specialist boost revenue to £3m
A NUMBER of high-profile manufacturing deals has helped KP Industries achieve a record-breaking year.
The Rochdale-based conveying systems specialist is celebrating after posting more than £3m in deals for the past 12 months.
Contracts with Leyland Trucks, JCB, Balmoral Ltd and overseas companies saw KP Industries’ order book exceed expectations during...
Posted by Aahmed on 12 Sep 2016 at 09:29